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After Thousands Of Votes, Here Are The Best Seasons Of Game Of Thrones According To Fans

Updated June 14, 2019 10.3k votes 2.8k voters 47.4k views8 items

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It's hard to say what the best season of Game of Thrones is, but winter is coming and we want you to vote up your favorites. Fans will also enjoy voting for most hated GoT characters and dead characters we miss the most. For this poll we're ranking every season of Game of Thrones from best to worst, with the help of your votes.

A cultural phenomenon that took the world by storm, Game of Thrones has cemented itself not only as one of HBO's best series of all time, but as one of the best TV shows ever, from any network. What season of Game of Thrones really had you hooked? Whether you liked the earlier seasons or the most recent one, vote up the top Game of Thrones seasons and downvote any you felt were a little dry.

Depending on who your favorite characters are, you might prefer different seasons. If you loved Ned Stark then you probably enjoyed Season 1, whereas fans of Khaleesi might enjoy Game of Thrones Season 3 or 4 the most. As we wait for Game of Thrones Season 8, it's time to see where GoT Season 7 ranks. What is the best GoT season? 

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    The second season of Game of Thrones premiered on April 1, 2012 and contains 10 episodes. This season is full of betrayals, escapes, and deaths as the contenders for the throne continue to fight it out.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "The North Remembers," "The Prince of Winterfell," and "Valar Morghulis."

    Memorable moments:
    - Jaime is set free by Catelyn Stark.
    - Tyrion emerges as the unlikely hero of the Battle of Blackwater.
    - Dany arrives in Qarth and must defend herself against the treachery of Pyat Pree and others in the House of the Undying.
    - Jon is led to the Wildlings by Ygritte and he kills Qhorin Halfhand to gain their trust.
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    Game of Thrones Season 7

    The seventh season of Game of Thrones premiered on July 17, 2017, and contains 7 episodes. This season finds Sansa defending Winterfell, Cersei ruling King's Landing, and the beginning of the Great War.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "The Spoils of War," "Beyond the Wall," and "The Dragon and the Wolf."

    Memorable moments:
    - Petyr Baelish is executed for conspiracy to murder and treason.
    - Jon and his group fight an army of wights and White Walkers.
    - The Night King kills Viserion and later animates it as a wight for his army.
    - Jon is revealed to be Aegon Targaryen, the true heir to the Iron Throne.
    - Jon and Daenerys make love.
    - Wight Viserion destroys the Wall at Eastwatch, allowing the White Walkers to march across.

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    The fifth season of Game of Thrones premiered on April 12, 2015, and contains 10 episodes. This season finds Jon Snow stepping into a new role, Arya taking risks, and Cersei trying to defend her name.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "High Sparrow," "Sons of the Harpy," and "Mother's Mercy."

    Memorable moments:
    - Arya looses her eyes at the House of Black and White.
    - Cersei atones to the Faith of the Seven by taking a walk of shame.
    - Jon Snow is betrayed by his closest allies, killed by his own men.
    - Jorah abducts Tyrion and takes her to meet Dany in Mereen.
    - Sansa is married to Ramsay Bolton, then freed by Theon. The two escape Winterfell together.
    - Stannis is killed by Brienne of Tarth in the aftermath of his unsuccessful march on Winterfell.
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    Game of Thrones Season 8

    The eighth season of Game of Thrones premiered on April 14, 2019, and contains six episodes. The final season in the series, Season 8 features the Battle of Winterfell.

    Memorable moments:
    - Jon rides a dragon and learns his true parentage.
    - Brienne of Tarth is knighted by Jaime.
    - The White Walkers arrive in the North for the Battle of Winterfell.
    - Arya kills the Night King with Catspaw.
    - Dany burns King's Landing.
    - Cleganebowl!

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