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    Season 1 

Season One (April 17th, 2011 through June 19th, 2011)

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First Ranger Benjen Stark: Direwolves south of the Wall, talk of the walkers, and my brother might be the next Hand of the King. Winter is coming.
Lord Eddard Stark: Winter is coming...

The first season of Game of Thrones is based off Book One of the fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and Fire. The book title, A Game of Thrones, is being used as the overarcing title for the whole TV series. The first season consists of ten episodes, written by the show creators, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, as well as Jane Espenson, Bryan Cogman and the author of the novels himself, George R. R. Martin (who wrote episode #8, "The Pointy End").


  1. "Winter Is Coming" (April 17, 2011)
  2. "The Kingsroad" (April 24, 2011)
  3. "Lord Snow" (May 1, 2011)
  4. "Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things" (May 8, 2011)
  5. "The Wolf and the Lion" (May 15, 2011)
  6. "A Golden Crown" (May 22, 2011)
  7. "You Win or You Die" (May 29, 2011)
  8. "The Pointy End" (June 5, 2011)
  9. "Baelor" (June 12, 2011)
  10. "Fire and Blood" (June 19, 2011)
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    Season 2 

Season Two (April 1st, 2012 through June 3rd, 2012)

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Ser Jaime Lannister: Three victories don't make you a conqueror.
King Robb Stark: It's better than three defeats.

The series was renewed for a second season only a few days after the premiere of the first episode. The season is based off of Book Two, A Clash of Kings. David Benioff and D.B. Weiss continued to write most of the episodes, with George R.R. Martin writing one episode as well (#9, entitled "Blackwater"). There are ten episodes.


  1. "The North Remembers" (April 1, 2012)
  2. "The Night Lands" (April 8, 2012)
  3. "What is Dead May Never Die" (April 15, 2012)
  4. "Garden of Bones" (April 22, 2012)
  5. "The Ghost of Harrenhal" (April 29, 2012)
  6. "The Old Gods and the New" (May 6, 2012)
  7. "A Man Without Honor" (May 13, 2012)
  8. "The Prince of Winterfell" (May 20, 2012)
  9. "Blackwater" (May 27, 2012)
  10. "Valar Morghulis" (June 3, 2012)

    Season 3 

Season Three (March 31st, 2013 through June 9th, 2013)

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Tyrion Lannister: How long does it go on?
Cersei Lannister: Until we've dealt with all our enemies.

The show's ratings actually improved in season two, so that a third ten episode season was quickly green-lit. As the third book, A Storm of Swords is too long to properly fit into that time (having a similar word count to the entirety of The Lord of the Rings), and the ambitious scope of the series precludes making more within a year, Season Three does not contain the entirety of the third book. George R.R. Martin wrote episode #7, "The Bear and the Maiden Fair." Though it should be noted that the writing credits for this season aren't exactly accurate, as many scenes got swapped between episodes.


  1. "Valar Dohaeris" (March 31, 2013)
  2. "Dark Wings, Dark Words" (April 7, 2013)
  3. "Walk of Punishment" (April 14, 2013)
  4. "And Now His Watch Is Ended" (April 21, 2013)
  5. "Kissed By Fire" (April 28, 2013)
  6. "The Climb" (May 5, 2013)
  7. "The Bear and the Maiden Fair" (May 12, 2013)
  8. "Second Sons" (May 19, 2013)
  9. "The Rains of Castamere" (June 2, 2013)
  10. "Mhysa" (June 9, 2013)

    Season 4 

Season Four (April 6th, 2014 through June 15th, 2014)

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"The Starks have always ruled the North. If they're alive, the North will rally to their side."
Ramsay Snow

The ratings exploded in season three, setting a new record with almost every episode, so naturally a fourth season was quickly approved. It covers roughly the last third of A Storm of Swords, and also adapts some elements of A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons, which take place simultaneously. George R.R. Martin wrote episode #2, "The Lion and the Rose."


  1. "Two Swords" (April 6, 2014)
  2. "The Lion and the Rose" (April 13, 2014)
  3. "Breaker of Chains" (April 20, 2014)
  4. "Oathkeeper" (April 27, 2014)
  5. "First of His Name" (May 4, 2014)
  6. "The Laws of Gods and Men" (May 11, 2014)
  7. "Mockingbird" (May 18, 2014)
  8. "The Mountain and the Viper" (June 1, 2014)
  9. "The Watchers on the Wall" (June 8, 2014)
  10. "The Children" (June 15, 2014)

    Season 5 

Season Five (April 12, 2015 through June 14, 2015)

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"There's no justice in this world. Not unless we make it."
Lord Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish

Season Five adapts A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons, consolidating the events into one linear narrative instead of separating the story by location as the books did. Beginning this season, however, the series also begins to move beyond the source material, featuring events that (at time of broadcast) had yet to occur within the books, and in several cases story arcs belonging to characters not featured in the TV series are reassigned to established TV characters.


  1. "The Wars to Come" (April 12, 2015)
  2. "The House of Black and White" (April 19, 2015)
  3. "High Sparrow" (April 26, 2015)
  4. "The Sons of the Harpy" (May 3, 2015)
  5. "Kill the Boy" (May 10, 2015)
  6. "Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken" (May 17, 2015)
  7. "The Gift" (May 24, 2015)
  8. "Hardhome" (May 31, 2015)
  9. "The Dance of Dragons" (June 7, 2015)
  10. "Mother's Mercy" (June 14, 2015)

    Season 6 

Season Six (April 24, 2016 through June 26, 2016)

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"Are you afraid? Good. You're in the great game now. And the great game is terrifying."
Tyrion Lannister

Season Six adapts some content from A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons, as well as the not-yet-released The Winds of Winter, but largely consists of original content.


  1. "The Red Woman" (April 24, 2016)
  2. "Home" (May 1, 2016)
  3. "Oathbreaker" (May 8, 2016)
  4. "Book of the Stranger" (May 15, 2016)
  5. "The Door" (May 22, 2016)
  6. "Blood of My Blood" (May 29, 2016)
  7. "The Broken Man" (June 5, 2016)
  8. "No One" (June 12, 2016)
  9. "Battle of the Bastards" (June 19, 2016)
  10. "The Winds of Winter" (June 26, 2016)
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    Season 7 

Season Seven (July 16, 2017 through August 27, 2017)

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"If we don't put aside our enmities and band together, we will die. And then it doesn't matter whose skeleton sits on the Iron Throne."
Ser Davos Seaworth


  1. "Dragonstone" (July 16, 2017)
  2. "Stormborn" (July 23, 2017)
  3. "The Queen's Justice" (July 30, 2017)
  4. "The Spoils of War" (August 6, 2017)
  5. "Eastwatch" (August 13, 2017)
  6. "Beyond the Wall" (August 20, 2017)
  7. "The Dragon and the Wolf" (August 27, 2017)

    Season 8 

Season Eight (April 15, 2019 through May 19, 2019)

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"Everything you did brought you where you are now. Where you belong. Home."
Bran Stark


  1. "Winterfell" (April 14, 2019)
  2. "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms" (April 21, 2019)
  3. "The Long Night" (April 28, 2019)
  4. "The Last of the Starks" (May 5, 2019)
  5. "The Bells" (May 12, 2019)
  6. "The Iron Throne" (May 19, 2019)

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