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Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros. Meanwhile, a forgotten race hell-bent on destruction returns after being dormant for thousands of years.
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 Tyrion Lannister (55 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Cersei Lannister (53 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Daenerys Targaryen (50 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Jon Snow (50 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Sansa Stark (48 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Arya Stark (48 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Jaime Lannister (44 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Jorah Mormont (43 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Theon Greyjoy (40 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Samwell Tarly (39 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Lord Varys (36 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish (35 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Brienne of Tarth (33 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Bran Stark (31 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Bronn (31 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Grand Maester Pycelle (31 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Davos Seaworth (30 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane (30 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Missandei (30 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Eddison Tollett (30 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Podrick Payne (28 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Tywin Lannister (27 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Melisandre (27 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Margaery Tyrell (26 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Joffrey Baratheon (26 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Catelyn Stark (25 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Tormund Giantsbane (25 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Barristan Selmy (25 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Grey Worm (25 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Stannis Baratheon (24 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Hodor (23 episodes, 2011-2016)
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In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea. Written by Sam Gray

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Roy Dotrice, a frequent collaborator with George R.R. Martin and narrator of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" audio books, was cast as Grand Maester Pycelle but had to withdraw from the role due to health reasons. He was replaced by Julian Glover. Dotrice would later appear in the show as Hallyne. See more »

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Lord Varys: Any fool with a bit of luck can find himself born into power. But earning it for yourself, that takes work.
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Really Surprised!
19 April 2011 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Damn you George R.R. Martin! Don't do movies, finish the damn next book ... oh wait ... he did! OK! Than let's look at the series...

Well, above statement has a meaning: I read the books! Yeah, big deal, but when I did I always thought: "It is not possible to do a movie about this!" And I was right! ... but they did a series! And I can't really believe it, but: It (well, the pilot) is quite good! Never expected that!

Also funny how many people talk about the nudity and/or the gore. Yes you see some breasts and so on ... so what? This is a fantasy, that is realistic (if you didn't read the books and don't know, what I mean by that: Wait and watch the series ... and you will be surprised!) so the scenes are realistic too! I like that! Adds more to the feeling of the books!

The main problem is, that if you don't know the books you are quite lost with the characters and what happened to all of them. But I hope we will get deeper into the minds and backgrounds of those people! The cast for that is really well done and I hope for they can pass on the feelings I got when I read the book!

Overall: Great start, hoping for Brilliance!


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