Best Game of Thrones Episodes

The Top Ten

1 The Winds of Winter The Winds of Winter

After watching "The Bells", this is the best episode of Game of Thrones for one very specific reason; it is the moment that Game of Thrones jumped the shark. - tonyb500

A masterpiece from start to finish

The best GOT episode. BOTB was tough to beat, MM was tough to beat, Hardhome and Blackwater, And Now His Watch Has Ended, all easily top picks. But, this is the perfect episode. It has it all. It is spectacular.

When we thought this episode would be a bit underwhelming compared to Battle of the Bastards, Game of Thrones tops it and produces it's best episode yet, completely changing the game in the process. - lewiswollington

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2 Battle of The Bastards Battle of The Bastards

Best episode of GOT. - Folipurba

"mUh ThE dEaTh oF rAmSaY iS aLrEaDy eNoUgh"

The good guys are always the bad guys in the real bad guys eyes

Yes,it was actually the most sad episode,since Ramsay was one of the best characters in the T.V. show,but of course,i never cried because of the death of a fictional character,i'm not a queer.

The death of Ramsay Bolton is enough for me to call this episode the best one of all...

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3 The Rains of Castamere The Rains of Castamere

Funny how the top 3 episodes were all 9th episodes of their season.

Wow, all I'm saying...

Have you heard Jackie Evancho's version of this song?
It is just spooky. She so good.

Most chocking episode ever, loses just for Ozymandias from Breaking Bad

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4 Hardhome Hardhome

Coolest Sword fight of the show

Best episode the series!

Night King Badass - Glauberson

Best episode in the show and second ever, only Ozymandias from Breaking Bad can beat this episode

5 Blackwater Blackwater

I think this was the first time I was really watching with my mouth open. After this one, it's impossible to quit GoT.

A straight up masterpiece. $8 million well spent!

Stannis is my favorite since this episode

Come on! Tyrion was intense.

6 The Children The Children

2nd best season finale. - zeroclubsboii

7 The Spoils of War

I really hope Jaime and Bronn aren't dead. As much as I love Emilia Clarke, having dragons is such a cheat code. - IronSabbathPriest

8 The Watchers on the Wall The Watchers on the Wall

An intense battle - Mitchoo22

Exclusive nights watch episode
With all the action
And jon ygritee closure gives a deep impact

9 Baelor

If Ned Stark didn't die, the story wouldn't move in an interesting direction.

The one where Ned Stark gets beheaded.

10 The Lion and the Rose

I could watch Joffery slowly choking to death all day.

Joffrey dies... enough said!

I loved every bit of this episode. Watching Joffery choked to death game me extemre pleasure.

The Newcomers

? The Iron Throne
? The Bells

Here it is, ladies and gentlemen. The episode that broke the show. - tonyb500

Worst episode I'm nervous the finale will be bad. - zeroclubsboii

What an episode. - beb

The Contenders

11 The Mountain and the Viper The Mountain and the Viper

This was the icing on the cake after Joffrey's death. This Battle was intense, entertaining, and it had the most jaw-dropping moment in the series, besides Ned's death.

S4 was the best, and this was the climax. After the first 7 episodes established a main story more focused than any other plotline except for Ned Stark, we got a series of events which flowed seamlessly, and finally leading Oberyn to become Tyrion's champion. At this point, we thought we were going to get a happy ending; Oberyn had literally knocked down the mountain and was torturing him. But then we got GoT's most shocking twist yet, when Oberyn gets killed out of nowhere. The only death that could come close to this one in terms of unexpectedness and poignancy was that of Robb, Catelyn, and Talisa. Amazing.

12 The Laws of Gods and Men The Laws of Gods and Men

Honestly? Aside from Tyrion's trial (which WAS an awesome scene), there's not that much to that episode compared to the others. I'd say a high ranking is fine, but definitely not top 10. - tonyb500

Tyrions trial man! Wow that was in-chuffing-tense

The trial was the best scene in the entire series. Unjustice after unjustice... - alimarashian

13 The Long Night

This episode is better than the whole 5 seasons of breaking bad

Its pretty good. I love it. - beb

Deserves top 10 in my opinion incredible battle but I dunno if id put it number 1 but 100% top 10

14 The Door

I totaly agree with all other epsoides on the top but hodor's death made me cry and was one of the most emotional moment in game of thrones

Hodor's death is heartbreaking - jarjar36

15 And Now His Watch Is Ended And Now His Watch Is Ended

Ygritt says, You Know Nothing.. Jon Snow

So much went down in this episode " the Lord Commander bites it! " but really, it all comes down to one word:

16 Winter Is Coming

Come on guys, this was the beginning of total epicness.

Beside nothing can be compared to the first episode because first episodes usually indicates whether the series is good or no.

This was a awesome pilot that got people hooked

The first Game of Thrones episode.

17 The Dragon and the Wolf

"I loved how writers convince you about something several times in this episode, but in the end it is the exact opposite - pure perfection! "

The best from this season and one the most satisfying yet frightening episode in the entire series. - juan101

Best episode yet after spoils of war and hardhome

18 Beyond the Wall

Worst episode ever

'Beyond the Wall' is the best episode so far in the series. The episode changed a lot of fan theories and speculations. And the wight dragon of course! Although the scene is sad and devastating, it showed us how the Night King can be a real major threat to the seven kingdoms. 11/10 to this great episode.
And Jon Snow bent the knee (sort of)

Ice dragon!

19 Valar Morghulis
20 Fire And Blood

The one where the dragons hatch.

21 Mother's Mercy

So many deaths, that ending too!

22 The Dance Of Dragons

One of the saddest deaths and shocking moments of the season and show

23 A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
24 Mockingbird
25 Dragonstone
26 Winterfell
27 Kissed By Fire
28 The Climb
29 Stormborn
30 Home
31 The Last of the Starks
32 Mhysa
33 Second sons
34 The Wolf And The Lion
35 You Win or You Die
36 Breaker of Chains

Jaime and Cersei’s sex scene in this episode was so iconic. They are truly so hot. Love this Ep

37 A Golden Crown
38 The Kingsroad
39 A Man Without Honor
40 Two Swords
41 The Queen's Justice
42 The Bear and the Maiden Fair
43 The Gift
44 High Sparrow
45 Sons Of The Harpy
46 Kill The Boy
47 Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken
48 Lord Snow
49 Cripples, Bastards, And Broken Things
50 The Pointy End
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