HBO TV series based on George R R Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" books.

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What death scenes do these pictures belong to?

There is this beautiful website depicting the deaths occurring in the Game Of Thrones series. I understood most of them, but there are some which I am unable to find. Could someone tell me which ...
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Why Ser Ilyn Pane was there to execute all women?

In the Game of Thrones S02E09 Battle of the Blackwater Ser Ilyn Pane was in the women's room bodyguarding them. Though the Queen claims Ser Ilyn was present to protect them and to deal with potential ...
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Was the sword forging scene at the beginning of season 4 CGI or real?

My friend thinks it was CGI (it certainly was picturesque with the flames dancing along the flow of molten steel). But I would like to believe it was real footage, maybe touched up but mostly real. I ...
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How is the credited director for any one Game of Thrones episode decided?

My research for this question revealed that due to extensive location shooting and use of wide-ranging intertwining storylines, Game of Thrones shoots with up to three different units concurrently in ...
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Who sent the assassin to kill Bran Stark?

Who actually sent the assassin to kill Brandon Stark? Jamie believes it was not Cercei, and swears he did not do it - and it makes no sense for him to lie to Catelyn about that since he admitted to ...
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What is the relationship between Daenerys, Viserys, and dragons?

We are told from early on that Viserys and Daenerys are brother and sister, and it is said they are the descendants of dragons, although this is (as of yet--midway through season 2 for me) not fully ...
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Whose corpse is hanging in the courtyard in S02E09?

In GOT/S2 Ep 9: Blackwater, just before the battle for King's Landing, there is one burnt corpse hanging in the background, on the brick wall up high. This is not to be confused with the 2 orphan boys ...
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How is a Targaryen immune to molten metal?

In the scene where Khal Drogo pours molten gold over Viserys's head and he dies, Daenerys says that a real (dragon) Targaryen could never have been killed by that. While we know that dragon blooded ...
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What happened to Syrio, the Dance Master?

In the first season of Game of Thrones, Arya trains with a Dance Master called Syrio Forel. Towards the end of the series their lesson is interrupted when troops burst in and try to capture Arya. ...
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Why did Maester Luwin want Bran & Rickeon to be taken to the wall in S02E10 of GoT

In S02E10 of Game of Thrones, after the men from Greyjoy army stab Maester Luwin & flee, Bran & Rickeon with that wildling woman & Hodor come to Maester Luwin. Why does Luwin want them to ...
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By whom and why was Winterfell castle put on fire?

In S02E10 of Game of Thrones, we see the 20 men from Greyjoy army knock out Theon Greyjoy, also stabbing Luwin. And then they leave the castle gagging Theon. The Stark's ally forces were on their way ...
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Why was Tyrion disgraced?

At the end of S2E10 "Valar Morghulis" Game of Thrones Tyrion has been disgraced, removed from his role as Hand of the King and left in a small room following a successful defence of King's Landing? ...
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Why did Qhorin Halfhand attack John Snow?

In S2E10 "Valar Morghulis" Qhorin Halfhand started provoking and attacking John Snow. Why was this? My only thought was that it was to make the Wildlings trust John but I don't see how it achieves ...
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Why is Brienne of Tarth devoted to Renly Baratheon

When we first meet Brienne of Tarth she's fighting in a tournament to impress Renly Baratheon, when she wins she requests the honour to serve him. There are several points where Brienne clearly shows ...
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Why were so many inexperienced actors hired for lead roles in Game of Thrones?

On one hand you've got some very seasoned actors like Sean Bean, Lena Headey and Natalia Tena who have been in other TV series as well as some big Hollywood films. And on the other hand you've got ...
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Why is Game of Thrones aimed at such a mature audience?

I've watched the first series and I'm currently reading the book. What strikes me the most is how much extra gore and sex has been added for the TV series. I believe most of the DVDs released in the ...
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Game of Thrones Title Sequence

It's occurred to me many times how long the title sequence is for Game of Thrones, apparently it's award winning but I've found it to be tedious. Is the title sequence significantly longer than other ...
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How much time has passed between Series 1 and 2 of Game of Thrones?

We watched the first episode of the second season last night and I'm a little unsure. On the one hand Daenerys' story and the plot of Rob's crusade doesn't seem to have moved on very far at all. On ...
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Did the Lannisters plan Robert's death?

During the discussions after King Robert's accident with the boar, I was somewhat given the impression that the Lannisters, or at the very least Cersei, planned for Robert to be too drunk to properly ...
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Why is Sansa Stark so important?

In Season 3 Episode 6 Sansa is dragged all across the story, for who she's supposed to marry. I don't quite understand why she's so important. Because there is her brother Rob, who is the King of ...
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Where is this scene happening in season 1's episode 2?

I am referring to the scene in season 1's episode 2 where Sean Bean has to kill the wolf because of the Queen's order. Are they at the King's Landing or somewhere on the way? Why are his children ...
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What did Sam give the girl?

Right before the Night's Watch left the house, Same gave the girl something, but I'm not entirely sure what it was. It was something his mom gave to him. What did he give to the girl?
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What is the main trait between each major house?

In Game of thrones, each house seems to have a common trait among the family, for example: Does Lannister imply intelligence? They show Tyrion and Ceresi thinking intelligently and taking ...
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Why did Lord Baelish betray Eddard Stark?

In season 1 of Game of Thrones, Lord Baelish sets up Lord Stark when he helps set up the fake coup. After watching season 1 and most of season 2, I still don't understand why Lord Baelish did this. ...
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Who or what are White Walkers?

In Game of Thrones there are some creatures who are found north of the wall called White Walkers. Who are these White Walkers and what do they actually do to their prey or victims? Are they evil ...
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Did all of Robb's army come to the wedding?

In S03E10, we can see a fight outside of the Twins. The men of House Frey are killing Robb Stark’s army. Did his complete army come to the wedding, which would mean that all of his bannermen are ...
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Who are the Five kings in GOT-War of Five Kings?

I just finish watching season three of Game of Thrones. In this season many character seen referring ongoing war as war of five kings. I haven't read any books just watched TV series. As per series ...
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Winter is Coming

It's my understanding that the phrase "Winter is Coming" is the motto of the Stark house, when the story first reaches the wall it's implied that the winter is not a periodic season like it is in our ...
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How many wolves were there in the first episode?

In the first episode the Stark family ends up with a pack of dire wolf cubs. It's state that there are five, one for each stark child, but then John Snow found another one? Were there five, or six, ...
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Who was Tyrion Lannister's champion in Ep. 6?

In episode 6 Tyrion requests a trial by combat and asks for a champion. Some guy that I have no idea who he was volunteered and won. Who was that and where did he come from?
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Plot behind Ros and Joffrey

At the end of Season 3 Episode 8, we see the prostitute Ros tied to the bedpost, her body riddled with arrows and Joffrey seated on a couch holding the long-bow. Although we are well aware of ...
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What did the handmaiden call Daenerys Targaryen?

I'm very new to GoT and I'm still struggling to put the characters together. When her handmaiden is teaching Daenerys how to please her hew husband she called her something - "Ceici"? Where does ...
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What does the song “Rains Of Castamere” signify?

Is there any special meaning or occasion associated with the song? SPOILERS AHEAD So am beginning to assume theres some background involved with song. Is there?
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Why did Tyrion give the Lannister pendant to Ros?

In season 2, Cersei Lannister captures Ros. Cersei mistakenly thinks that her brother Tyrion is secretly in love with Ros, because Ros wears a Lannister pendant. This mistake probably saved his real ...
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Did the White Walkers spare Sam?

In S02E10, Sam hides behind a rock when the White Walkers walk by. One mounted White Walker seems to look directly into Sam’s eyes. After that the White Walker screams and all of them seem to go on, ...
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Who are the three people who could match Jaime Lannister?

In Season 2, Episode 8, Jaime says that there are only three men in Westeros who stood a chance of beating him in a fair fight. Who is this referring to?
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Why was Jeyne Westerling replaced by Talisa Maegyr in the TV Series?

"Clash Of Kings" has whereas nothing as such is seen in the TV Series with the inclusion of Lady Talisa ?
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Why did Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane abandoned kings landing in middle of batte?

Why did Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane abandon Kings Landing in the middle of the siege from Stannis. If behaviour of Joffrey is reason behind his action then he should have left earlier. But he left ...
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How did the Stark family capture the Lannister family's children?

In the season 3 of "game of throne", I didn't understand that how stark family got Lannister family's two little children as prisoner?
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How do the Unsullied prioritize their orders?

In season 3, Daenerys Targaryen buys Unsullied in exchange for one of her dragons. After turning over the dragon's leash, she is handed a decorated whip as a symbol of ownership. She then orders the ...
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What is the reason for the many directors used in the Game of Thrones series?

A total of 9 directors have been used to direct the Game of Thrones TV series till date. I was left wondering as to why use so many directors for a single plot story! Wouldn't their individual styles ...
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Differences in plot or character among Game of Thrones TV adaptation and book

I have not read the Game of Thrones books. But at the same time I have heard of people complaining that there has been deviation from the plot and a lot of characters merit more development and ...
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Why haven't the Lannisters previously made a bid for power?

They are massively rich and have powerful connections, etc. Why is it they have not stolen Robert's throne previously? NB: I have not read the books and have only seen the TV series.
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Why did Daenerys Targaryen feel betrayed by Doreah?

I did not understand this bit, I thought Doreah chose to be with Xaro Xhoan Daxos to save Daenerys life? thus Daenerys somehow felt betrayed and sentenced her to death inside the giant vault along ...
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Is the sword fighting historically accurate?

I recently watched Game of Thrones. The show is set in a pseudo-medieval world. I'm wondering whether the swordfights and the swords are authentic representations. Here're an example (link).
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Am I only missing nudity and violence?

I watch Game of Thrones on HBO in Singapore. The nudity I have heard so much about has been completely cut and I assume some of the more graphic violence has also been cut. The editing seems to be a ...
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Does the Game of Thrones intro change to reflect the current story?

In the Game of Thrones intro, we are presented with a very steam-punk like map of interactive pieces representing the kingdoms and what they represent. However, I noticed when Theon Greyjoy arrived ...
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Where does the tunnel in the Wall come from?

I just finished the first season of "Game of Thrones", where one of the main themes is 'The Wall', a huge ice wall that devides the realm (Westeros) from the dangerous and winterly North. From what I ...
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In the title sequence, what is the strange futuristic noise/blinking effect?

During the title sequence, just after the camera pans up the frozen wall, there is a 'blinking' effect and a strange futuristic sound. Is this supposed to represent something important?