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List of the best Game of Thrones episodes, as determined by voters like you. This groundbreaking show based off the popular books by George R.R. Martin is a dazzling spectacle of some of television's best world building, character developments, performances and jaw-dropping surprises. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Game of Thrones episodes of all time are. Fans of Game of Thrones are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

Episodes include everything from "Baelor" to "The Rains of Castamere". What is the best Game of Thrones episode of all time? Look below and find out.
The Rains of Castamere is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Game Of Thrones Episodes
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The Rains of Castamere


"The Rains of Castamere" is the ninth episode of the third season of HBO's fantasy television series Game of Thrones, and the 29th episode of the series. The episode was written by executive producers David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, and directed by David Nutter. It aired on June 2, 2013. The episode ...more

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Original Airing: Jun 02 2013

Season: Game of Thrones Season 3

Episode Number: 9

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The Winds of Winter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Game Of Thrones Episodes
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The Winds of Winter


In King's Landing, Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) sets off wildfire beneath the Sept of Baelor, killing all of its occupants including the High Sparrow (Jonathan Pryce) and Queen Margaery Tyrell (Natalie Dormer), among others, leading to the suicide of King Tommen Baratheon (Dean-Charles Chapman). Cersei subsequently claims the Iron Throne for herself. At the Twins, Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) exacts revenge for the Red Wedding by slaying Walder Frey (David Bradley) and his sons.

At Winterfell, Jon Snow (Kit Harington) is declared King in the North by the leaders of all the Northern houses. Beyond the Wall, Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) learns that Jon is the son of Lyanna Stark. In the Reach, Samwell Tarly (John Bradley) arrives in Oldtown and begins the process of becoming a Maester, coinciding with the Citadel's announcement that winter has come.

In Essos, Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), emboldened by newly acquired allies, the Greyjoys, Tyrells and Martells, begins crossing the Narrow Sea with her "Hand of the Queen" Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage), her entire army, and her three dragons ...more

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Original Airing: June 26, 2016

Season: 6

Episode Number: 10

Director: Miguel Sapochnik

Previous Episode: Battle of the Bastards

Blackwater is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Game Of Thrones Episodes
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Blackwater


Tyrion and the Lannisters fight for their lives as Stannis’ fleet assaults King’s Landing. ...more

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Original Airing: May 27 2012

Season: Game of Thrones - Season 2

Episode Number: 9

Previous Episode: The Prince of Winterfell

Next Episode: Valar Morghulis

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#12 on The Best Single Episodes in Television History

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The Mountain and the Viper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Game Of Thrones Episodes
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Unexpected visitors arrive in Mole's Town. Sam questions his decision regarding Gilly. Littlefinger's motives are questioned. Sansa is interrogated by Lord Royce. Arya and The Hound arrive at the Bloody Gate. Ramsay tries to prove himself to his father. Tyrion's fate is decided. ...more

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Original Airing: Jun 01 2014

Season: Game of Thrones - Season 4

Episode Number: 11

Director: Alex Graves

Previous Episode: Mockingbird

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The Watchers on the Wall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Game Of Thrones Episodes
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Original Airing: June 8, 2014

Season: Game of Thrones - Season 4

Episode Number: 9

Director: Neil Marshall

Previous Episode: The Mountain and the Viper

Next Episode: The Children

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Hardhome is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Game Of Thrones Episodes
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Hardhome


"Hardhome" is the eighth episode of the fifth season of HBO's fantasy television series Game of Thrones, and the 48th overall. The episode was written by the series' creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, and directed by Miguel Sapochnik. The episode aired on May 31, 2015 and features a climactic battle sequence at the episode's eponymous Wildling village, a battle mentioned but not seen in the original source material. It has since been hailed by many reviewers and fans as one of the series' best episodes ...more

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Original Airing: May 31, 2015

Season: 5

Episode Number: 8

Director: Miguel Sapochnik

Previous Episode: The Gift

Next Episode: The Dance of Dragons

Game of Thrones Season 4 Episo... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Game Of Thrones Episodes
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The Laws of Gods and Men


"The Laws of Gods and Men" is the sixth episode of the fourth season of HBO's fantasy television series Game of Thrones, and the 36th overall. The episode was written by Bryan Cogman, and directed by Alik Sakharov. It aired on May 11, 2014. ...more

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Original Airing: May 11, 2014

Season: Game of Thrones - Season 4

Episode Number: 6

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Game of Thrones Season 4 Episo... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Game Of Thrones Episodes
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The Lion and the Rose


Tyrion lends Jaime a hand. Joffrey and Margaery host a breakfast. At Dragonstone, Stannis loses patience with Davos. Ramsay finds a purpose for his pet. North of the Wall, Bran sees where they must go. ...more

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Original Airing: April 13, 2014

Season: Game of Thrones - Season 4

Episode Number: 2

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