Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things Recap

Three Eyed CrowEpisode 4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones began with the introduction of a new “character” in the form of Bran’s three-eyed crow. For book fans, this is the start of Bran’s journey. For show fans, I’m sure the damn bird was just creepy as hell.

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13 Minor Characters to Remember from ‘Lord Snow’

Thought you were having trouble keeping your main characters straight in Game of Thrones? Time to start taking notes because last week’s episode of Game of Thrones introduced a slew of new characters that seem to be unimportant, but will eventually play vital roles in the storyline down the road. Here are 13 characters that made their first appearance in Episode 03, Lord Snow, that you’ll need to remember.

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Game of Thrones: The Kingsroad Full of Farewells

Game of Thrones - The Kingsroad: Ned and Jon say goodbyeWas there ever an hour of television so full of agonizing farewells as last week’s episode of Game of Thrones? Jon in particular had a harsh set of goodbyes to give. From his gifting of Needle to his plea to Bran to wake up to Ned’s quivering face as Jon asked about his mother, it was almost too much to bear.

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Game of Thrones Premiere: Winter is Coming

Ned Stark PosterAfter waiting with legions of fans for years for George RR Martin to finish A Dance with Dragons, it was nice to have something else to look forward to for once. Something that would probably happen on time and be reliable because, well, it’s HBO. You know HBO can deliver.

It was hard to only get information from George’s non-blog because frankly, all I could think was, “SHOULDN’T YOU BE WRITING?!?!”

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The Fringe Ship Sails Out of ‘6B’

Before I go over last week’s episode, let me just get this off my chest.


Whew! What a load off that is, seriously. Now to get on with recapping one of the most romantic-sad episodes of tv I’ve seen since The X-Files aired the episode ‘The Field Where I Died” in 1996 in which Mulder meets his reincarnated star-crossed lover during a cult standoff.

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