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Blood of My Blood 

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Bran and Meera find a new ally. Gilly meets Sam's family. Arya makes a difficult choice. The Lannisters and Tyrells march against the High Sparrow.


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George R.R. Martin (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by), David Benioff (created by) | 2 more credits »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey ... Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke ... Daenerys Targaryen
Natalie Dormer ... Margaery Tyrell
Maisie Williams ... Arya Stark
Jonathan Pryce ... High Sparrow
John Bradley ... Samwell Tarly
Isaac Hempstead Wright ... Bran Stark
Michiel Huisman ... Daario Naharis
Tom Wlaschiha ... Jaqen H'ghar
Dean-Charles Chapman ... Tommen Baratheon
Hannah Murray ... Gilly
Diana Rigg ... Olenna Tyrell
Richard E. Grant ... Izembaro
David Bradley ... Walder Frey


The white walkers reach Meera and Bran but they are saved in the last minute by a mysterious black rider who turns out to be Benjen Stark. Sam and Gilly arrive at Horn Hill, where Sam introduces Gilly and Crastor's son to his family. Defending Sam, Gilly confesses that she is a wildling, which is appalling to Randyll. Nevertheless, Randyll accepts the baby into his home. However, Sam changes his mind in the last moment and decides to take Gilly, the baby as well as the Valyrian sword of his father with him and leave his home for good. King Tommen is allowed to see Queen Margery. Instead of killing the actress playing Cersei by poisoning her, Arya recovers her Needle and makes different plans. Jaime and the Tyrell army march into King's Landing, trying to stop Margery's planned walk of shame but the High Sparrow already thought this event through, making sure he will succeed in the end by manipulating King Tommen to take his side. As a result, Tommen fires his father from his job as ... Written by Andreea D

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Release Date:

29 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Sibenik, Croatia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the books, the conversation between Lord Walder Frey and his sons does not occur. See more »


The physical appearance of Aerys "the Mad King" Targaryen in the flashback scene heavily contradicts all other representations of him made by both the TV series and the novels, particularly that he is clean-shaven: his madness increased so much that he was too paranoid to allow any blades in his presence, thus did not cut his hair, beard and fingernails for years. By the time of Robert's Rebellion, Aerys' matted hair was so long that it hung below his waist, his uncut nails several inches long. See more »


[Bobono, portraying Tyrion, enters the stage, carrying a prop crossbow. Izembaro, portraying Tywin, is sitting on a prop toilet]
Bobono: [as Tyrion] What is that I hear and smell? Someone I'll soon send to hell. It's time to see if truth they told, who said Tywin Lannister shits gold!
["Tyrion" shoots "Tywin". "Tywin" cries out]
Izembaro: [as Tywin] You beast. You beast. You killed my wife and now you've taken your father's life.
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References Game of Thrones: Oathkeeper (2014) See more »


Main Title
Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi
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good but not spectacular
30 May 2016 | by t-campbell_rileySee all my reviews

Too many weak moments in this episode for it to be a spectacular episode. enough good moments for it to be a good episode. the weak moments were the end scene where its now become so predictable and there's no real character development involving Dany, there's also no in depth political issues regarding Dany the most in depth they go is Meereen with Tyrion, they need to show Dany struggling for power her having to endure more personal conflict, more infighting then the end scene where she conquers a city wont seem so boring and draining. Arya becomes a "Stark" again which is excellent. they've made her re galvanize hope again the bit where she gets needle back is excellent. they've somewhat copied they done with Sansa where they made her character suffer and they then seek the help of others to shy away from being who they really are then they figure out who they are again. the difference is they made Arya's route a lot more subtle and a lot more empathizing for me. they've made Jaime regress, he's back to the illogical,irrational over confident character, the one who people hated, hes resorting to violence firs where as before he was a lot calmer and more logical when planning. Tommen is looking really weak as a character, he seems very conflicted with himself with his beliefs and you almost get the feeling that the writers don't actually have a proper story for him and they are just throwing him in there with the high sparrow vs Lannisters and Tyrells battle. loved the opening scenes with Sam and Gilly you finally learn more about who Sam is, you see the resentment that's there between him and his father and you can see him becoming stronger as a character each season. him taking the sword and leaving his father's castle just shows now he has really strengthened as a character. overall good not spectacular.

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