King Renly’s campaign comes to an end, Dany mingles with the Qartheen nobility, The Night’s Watch reaches an ancient stronghold, Cersei withhold’s valuable information, Stannis absorbs the remnants of his brother’s army, Arya serves at Twin’s war council, Tyrion visits the Alchemist’s Guild, Xaro demonstrates his ambition, Jon embarks on a covert mission, and Arya whispers her first name to the God of Death.Read More
Robb wins another surprise victory but Sansa pays the price, Tyrion offers Joffrey a belated nameday gift, Littlefinger arrives at Renly’s camp with the Lannister’s terms, Daenerys travels to Qarth, Arya is brought to Harrenhal and quickly adds new names to her list, Talisa chastises the King in the North, Catelyn is reunited with Ned, Tywin chooses a new cupbearer, the Baratheon brothers meet one final time, and Xaro Xoan Daxos invokes Sumai… whatever that is.Read More
Picking up immediately following last week’s cliffhanger, Episode three maintains the slow-burn and deep character work that make Game of Thrones so endearing.
Craster evicts the Night’s Watch, Catelyn meets the full chivalry of the South, Tyrion conspires to forge a new alliance, Brienne earns her place in Renly’s Kingsguard, Cersei torments Sansa over dinner, Balon reveals his war plans, Varys poses an iconic riddle, Arya loses another mentor, and Theon… Theon is just the worst.Read More
Its week two in the ToB rewatch series, Julian and Dan are back to breakdown Season 2 Episode 2: “The Night Lands”. While the season is still building momentum this episode focused mostly on some much appreciated character development… mixed with a bunch of naked people.
Yoren defends Gendry from the Gold Cloaks, Varys makes his presence known, Sam tries to save Gilly, Rakharo returns to the Khalasar, Craster gives the gods their due, Arya reveals herself to a friend, Theon receives a rude awakening, Janos Slynt is duly rewarded for his service, and Westeros’ two newest kings draw up their battle plans.Read More
ToB Breakdowns are back! We aren’t patient enough to wait for Season 8, so the ToB crew is back for a Season 2 re-watch series! We all know how smoothly 2 leads into 8, right?
Julian and Dan got together to breakdown Season 2 Episode 1: “The North Remembers”; which somehow manages to touch base with all major story arcs without feeling too erratic.
Joffrey celebrates his name-day; Tyrion embraces his new position in the capital; Jaime tries to provoke Robb; Jon meets a true Northman; Bran acts as de facto lord of Winterfell; Cersei accepts Tyrion’s help, out of desperation; and Dany makes her own desperate decisions.Read More
With the first appearance of dragons, season one of Game of Thrones comes to an end. Julian and Dan sit down to discuss all the nitty-gritty details of the show's first season finale as the youngest Stark's have visions, things get even worse for Sansa, Arya becomes Arry, Tyrion gets a new job, Jon tries to desert, the Lannisters retreat, and Danny acquires three new friends.Read More
A day late but never a dollar short, Julian and Dan break down the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones' inaugural season. The guys discuss how the iconic ending overshadows a stellar episode in which Ned puts family first, Catelyn brokers a deal with Walder Frey, Tyrion meets a new friend, Robb wins a major victory, Jon receives a gift, Drogo falls ill and Danny makes a difficult decision.Read More
With three new shows in three weeks I think we can officially call this a new a streak. Unfortunately, it won't last long as we're quickly coming up to the end of this season one rewatch. This week, Julian and Dan tackle the eighth episode of the season: "The Pointy End", which finds Ned in the Black Cells, life getting tough for the Stark girls, Rob raising an army, Danny having a crises of conscience, and Jon facing a new threat.Read More
Once is a fluke, twice is a coincidence; so we'll hold off until our S1E8 breakdown before calling this a new streak, but we're back for the second straight week to break down more Game of Thrones goodness for you! This week Julian and Daniel discuss Robert's last wishes, Ned's continued blunders, Jon's vows, Danny's brush with death, and much more!Read More
After a long, and unexpected, hiatus Julian and Daniel are back to break down the second half of Game of Thrones season one. Our most sincere apologies for dropping off the face of the known world. In this episode the guys discuss Ned's reinstatement as Hand, Robert's boar hunt, Tyrion's trial by "combat", and Drogo's gift for Viserys. Plus, Lookout for a special message to begin the show laying out the plan for the rest of the season. Cheers!Read More