This episode had a recurring theme dear to my heart: Women being awesome. And by "awesome" I don't just mean brave and heroic, though that's here to some degree, too. I mean interesting, and forging independent paths for themselves.
Nonso Anozie as Xhoan, Courtesy HBO BY LARISSA MRYKALO This week's episode of Games of Thrones was undoubtedly extra magical. From the opening scene to the last, supernatural forces, creatures and the power of three, permeated the kingdoms. Show More Summary
Hi y’all! It’s CaitlinFace, filling in for QoB on this week’s Game of Thrones recap. I’m going to try keeping the format the same, going by location, and assuming you’ve seen the episode if you’re reading the recap. I’m on GoT overload, because my (new, bless him) boyfriend hasn’t seen any of it and I’ve [...]
A Cast of Kings is a podcast featuring recaps and reviews of each week’s episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones. This week, Joanna and Dave discuss the second season’s fifth episode, The Ghost of Harrenhal. E-mail us and let us know what you thought of the episode, as well as of the podcast, at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can [...]
Here's some more Game of Thrones/D.C. mash-ups from Sunday's episode "The Ghost of Harrenhal" coming down the King's Road in full force… Find more GOP of Thrones mashup-ups here and here. Photos by Alex Wong, T.J. Kirkpatrick, Ethan Miller, Chip Somodevilla, Allison Joyce/Getty Images News/Getty Images
Note: Your usual recapper, the cantankerous TK, is home caring for his new son and heir. I'll be taking over the recapping duties just for this week. So don't worry, TK'll be back again next week to snarl at you...
It’s Game Of Thrones Season 2, episode 5 entitled “The Ghost of Harrenhal”. Will this version of “Ghost” involve two lovers spinning pottery together then a rat tunneling through the pot and into the couples’ stomachs? You’ll have to read on to find out. Show More Summary
"The Ghost of Harrenhal" demonstrates the golden rule, Westeros-style: Blood repaid in blood, death repaid in death. It also reaffirms something we've known since Ned Stark's head was cleaved from his shoulders. Anyone can die. Probably horribly.
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Miss last night’s episode? Here’s what you need to know about GAME OF THRONES’ “The Ghost of Harrenhal” AIRDATE: 4/29/12 WRITERS: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss DIRECTOR: David Petrarca SYNOPSIS: Boy they grow up so quickly don’t they?! Wasting little time following last week’s unexpected “birth,” Melisandre’s smoke monster quickly turns the game of thrones [...]
This week's Game of Thrones was entitled "The Ghost of Harrenhal", which it turns out is not a Goosebumps episode about a haunted prep school dorm, but rather a reference to the fact that things are about to get real with Arya's newShow More Summary
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The anticipation one feels from week-to-week as a fan of Game of Thrones is almost maddening. Like any great dramatic work, every new chapter delivers as many new questions as it does answers. “The Ghost of Harrenhal,” season two’s fifth chapter, is absolutely no exception. Show More Summary
Dragon's breath! Wildfire!
There's a major game-changer on this week's Game of Thrones, as the many kings of Westeros continue to prepare for the next battle. Melisandre's recent birth has some major consequences and even Bran becomes part of rallying the troops. Show More Summary
The night before the Baratheon battle royale, which Stannis seems certain to lose, Renly and Catelyn discuss the future of the Seven Kingdoms, on this week's episode of Game of Thrones, "The Ghost of Harrenhal." The conversation goes...Show More Summary
The feud between the Baratheon brothers comes to a bloody end. Meanwhile in Qarth, Daenerys Targaryen is met with a difficult proposal in 'Game of Thrones' episode 5: 'The Ghost of Harrenhal.'
The episode may be called "The Ghost Of Harrenhal" but that location is merely one of the many, many places that HBO's fantasy series took us this week. Too bad being whisked away to almost every single place currently in play in the second season of Game of Thrones afforded little time to actually, well, really develop all of the narrative threads. Show More Summary
After last week’s “Game of Thrones,” which delivered the shadow baby and full-on fantasy weirdness, the latest episode was a step back on the excitement scale. “The Ghost of Harrenhal” was all about the wind-up, pulling back the band on a slingshot. Show More Summary
Don't read this unless you've seen Season 2, Episode 5 of "Game of Thrones," entitled "The Ghost of Harrenhal." A few weeks ago, after the first couple of episodes of "Game of Thrones'" second season had aired, I heard from someone on Twitter who was on the verge of checking out and giving up on the show. Show More Summary