The BEST episodes of House of the Dragon season 2

Every episode of House of the Dragon season 2, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of House of the Dragon season 2!

The story of House Targaryen, 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones.

Last Updated: 7/10/2024Network: HBOStatus: Continuing
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The Red Dragon and the Gold
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8.62
1313 votes

#1 - The Red Dragon and the Gold

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/7/2024

In Rhaenyra’s absence and with no word from Daemon at Harrenhal, Rhaenys tries to keep the peace on the Black Council as Cole mounts a campaign into the Crownlands. In King’s Landing, Aemond continues to undermine Aegon’s fragile hold on authority.

Directors: Alan Taylor
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A Son for a Son
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7.83
2523 votes

#2 - A Son for a Son

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/16/2024

While Rhaenyra struggles to come to terms with her son’s murder, in King’s Landing, Alicent grows concerned that Aegon’s Small Council may lead them to an all-out war. Larys suggests Aegon needs a new Hand, and Rhaenyra arrives at a fateful decision.

Directors: Alan Taylor
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Rhaenyra the Cruel
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7.77
2096 votes

#3 - Rhaenyra the Cruel

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/23/2024

As Otto schemes to turn the public against her, Rhaenyra questions Daemon's loyalty. Meanwhile, Ser Criston Cole concocts a misguided plan for revenge.

Directors: Clare Kilner
Writer: Sara Hess
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The Burning Mill
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7.74
1826 votes

#4 - The Burning Mill

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/30/2024

As ancient grudges resurface, Rhaenys suggests that Alicent may see reason while the men around her seek bloodshed. Ser Criston proposes a bold scheme. Daemon arrives at Harrenhal to raise an army for the Blacks.

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