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The Pointy End 

The Lannisters press their advantage over the Starks; Robb rallies his father's northern allies and heads south to war; The White Walkers attack the Wall; Tyrion returns to his father with some new friends.

Director:

Daniel Minahan

Writers:

David Benioff (created by), D.B. Weiss (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Eddard 'Ned' Stark
Michelle Fairley ... Catelyn Stark
Lena Headey ... Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke ... Daenerys Targaryen
Iain Glen ... Jorah Mormont
Aidan Gillen ... Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
Kit Harington ... Jon Snow
Richard Madden ... Robb Stark
Sophie Turner ... Sansa Stark
Maisie Williams ... Arya Stark
Alfie Allen ... Theon Greyjoy
Isaac Hempstead Wright ... Bran Stark
Jack Gleeson ... Joffrey Baratheon
Rory McCann ... Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane
Peter Dinklage ... Tyrion Lannister
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Storyline

Joffrey has claimed the throne and he and is mother eliminate Ned Stark's supporters. Ned is imprisoned and Sansa remains engaged to Joffrey but Arya seems to have escaped. Cersei gets Sansa to write to her eldest brother Robb to ask him to swear loyalty to the new King. Robb agrees to go, but at the head of an army. Catelyn receives word of her husband's imprisonment and learns that her sister will not support her. Tyrion and Bronn encounter the Stone Crows and makes them an offer they can't refuse. At the wall Jon's wolf, Ghost, alerts him to trouble and it seems that the White Walkers have returned. Daenarys has trouble accepting the rape of new female slaves and when Drogo supports her, he is called out by one his men. Written by garykmcd

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Pointy End See more »

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Budget:

GBP6,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

George R.R. Martin wrote in a montage of various Northern lords receiving Robb's call to arms, which included a beer-drinking Greatjon enthusiastically reading his letter and Roose Bolton causally flaying a man when the news reached him. This was cut because the extensive cost of hiring actors to play the lords, constructing sets and CGI-elements like castles. See more »

Goofs

During Tywin and Tyrion's discussion in the tent, just after Tyrion has returned with Bronn and the hill tribes, Tywin's breath is visibly condensing in some shots (most noticeably when the camera is behind his shoulder), but not in others. See more »

Quotes

Grand Maester Pycelle: [reads the day's proclamations in court] Lastly, in these times of treason and turmoil, it is the view of the council that the life and safety of King Joffrey be of paramount importance.
Cersei Lannister: Ser Barristan Selmy.
Barristan Selmy: [steps forward and kneels] Your Grace. I am yours to command.
Cersei Lannister: Rise, Ser Barristan. You may remove your helm.
[Selmy does so]
Cersei Lannister: You have served the realm long and faithfully. Every man and woman in the Seven Kingdoms owes you thanks. But it is time to put aside your armor and your sword. It is ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The cities and places featured in the opening credits change as the series progresses. For example, in the first episode, Pentos is shown whereas in later episodes, because it is not pertinent to the episode's narrative, it is not. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Game of Thrones: Eastwatch (2017) See more »

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Main Title
(uncredited)
Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi
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Yet another good episode
4 April 2017 | by affel-55578See all my reviews

Another good episode, the story, acting and visuals. Great way of setting up the last two episodes.

Fantastic.

10 out of 10.

Amazing.


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