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Game of Thrones: Fire and Blood

As tragic news spreads across the Seven Kingdoms, Bran and Rickon share a prophetic dream, Catelyn interrogates Jaime about her son?s fall, and Robb?s destiny is forever changed. After a surprising decision by his father, Tyrion heads south. Arya assumes a new identity in an attempt to escape King?s Landing, and Sansa is terrorized by Joffrey. At the Wall, Jon is forced to choose between the Night?s Watch and the family he left behind. Across the sea, Dany pays a terrible price for her love, but finds new hope.

Source: HBO

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x10
Airdate: Sunday June 19th, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

FI (YLE TV2) Mar 15, 2012


Starring Roles
Jason MomoaJason Momoa
As Khal Drogo (Chieftain of Dothraki People, Daenerys' Husband)

Guest Stars
Amrita AchariaAmrita Acharia
As Irri (Handmaiden of Daenerys Targaryen)
Art ParkinsonArt Parkinson
As Rickon Stark (Youngest Son of Eddard and Catelyn Stark)
Ben HawkeyBen Hawkey
As Hot Pie (Oprhan Who Bullies Arya Stark)
Charles DanceCharles Dance
As Tywin Lannister (Head of House Lannister)
Clive MantleClive Mantle
As Lord Greatjon Umber (Lord of Last Hearth and House Stark Bannerman)
Conleth HillConleth Hill
As Varys (Eunuch and Master of Whisperers)
Donald SumpterDonald Sumpter
As Maester Luwin (Maester of Winterfell)
Elyes GabelElyes Gabel
As Rakharo (Daenerys Targaryen's Dothraki Bodyguard)
Emun ElliottEmun Elliott
As Marillion (Singer in The Seven Kingdoms)
Eros VlahosEros Vlahos
As Lommy Greenhands (Oprhan Who Bullies Arya Stark)
Esmé BiancoEsmé Bianco
As Ros (Prostitute in King's Landing Brothel)
Eugene SimonEugene Simon
As Lancel Lannister (Squire to King Robert Baratheon)
Francis MageeFrancis Magee
As Yoren (Recruiter for The Night's Watch)
Ian BeattieIan Beattie
As Ser Meryn Trant (Knight of The Kingsguard, Slaps Sansa Stark)
Ian GelderIan Gelder
As Kevan Lannister (Brother and Loyal Adviser to Lord Tywin Lannister)
James CosmoJames Cosmo
As Lord Commander Jeor Mormont (Lord Commander of The Night's Watch)
Jerome FlynnJerome Flynn
As Bronn (Bodyguard for Tyrion Lannister)
Joe DempsieJoe Dempsie
As Gendry (Blacksmith, Bastard son of King Robert Baratheon)
John Bradley (2)John Bradley (2)
As Samwell Tarly (Steward in The Night's Watch, Friend of Jon Snow)
Josef AltinJosef Altin
As Pypar (Steward in The Night's Watch, Friend to Jon Snow)
Julian GloverJulian Glover
As Pycelle (Former King's Grand Maester)
Kristian NairnKristian Nairn
As Hodor (Bran's Servant at House Stark at Winterfell)
Mark StanleyMark Stanley
As Grenn (Ranger in The Night's Watch)
Mia SoteriouMia Soteriou
As Mirri Maz Duur (Lhazareen Godswife, Uses Blood Magic On Khal Drogo)
Ron DonachieRon Donachie
As Ser Rodrik Cassel (Master-at-Arms at Winterfell)
Sibel KekilliSibel Kekilli
As Shae (Prostitute For Tyrion Lannister)
Wilko JohnsonWilko Johnson
As Ser Ilyn Payne (Mute Knight and The King's Justice)
B.J. HoggB.J. Hogg
As Addam Marbrand (Bannerman of House Lannister)
Faolan MorganFaolan Morgan
As Stark Guard (Shows Catelyn Stark to Jaime Lannister's Cell)
Gerry OGerry O'Brien (1)
As Jonos Bracken (Lord of Stone Hedge and Head of House Bracken)
Steven BlountSteven Blount
As Lord Rickard Karstark (Head of House Karstark, Fighting for Robb Stark)
Vincent McCabeVincent McCabe
As Leo Lefford (Head of House Lefford and Lord of The Golden Tooth)

James TolcherJames Tolcher
As Lannister Guard
Mark ConeyMark Coney
As Galbart Glover (Master of Deepwood Motte, Bannerman to House Stark)
Main Cast
Peter DinklagePeter Dinklage
As Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-WaldauNikolaj Coster-Waldau
As Ser Jaime Lannister
Lena HeadeyLena Headey
As Queen Cersei Lannister
Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke
As Daenerys Targaryen
Sean BeanSean Bean
As Lord Eddard Stark
Kit HaringtonKit Harington
As Jon Snow
Rory McCannRory McCann
As Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane
Aidan GillenAidan Gillen
As Petyr Baelish
Jack GleesonJack Gleeson
As Prince Joffrey Baratheon
Iain GlenIain Glen
As Ser Jorah Mormont
Richard MaddenRichard Madden
As Robb Stark
Michelle FairleyMichelle Fairley
As Lady Catelyn Stark
Sophie Turner (2)Sophie Turner (2)
As Sansa Stark
Maisie WilliamsMaisie Williams
As Arya Stark
Alfie AllenAlfie Allen
As Theon Greyjoy


At Lord Stark’s execution, a man holds Arya away from the ghastly scenes of her father’s bloody death. She will have to do as he says. He takes her aside, and cuts her hair so that he can disguise him as a boy. No one should know who she really is, a traitor’s daughter. She will have to escape North. At Master Luwin’s castle, Bran finds an ominous crow, and stops his practice. He goes jollying with Osha, and shows her the sculptures of his ancestors. That’s when a wolf attacks them, but Bran’s younger friend comes in taming it. He has seen father, but how many times does Bran have to tell him he is at King’s Landing? No, he has seen him, last night when sleeping. When Osha and Bran meet Master Luwin, he is holding the scroll – it is the announcement of Stark’s execution. At Robb’s banners camp, grieving Catelyn needs some time by herself. She moves into the woods, and grabs on to a tree weeping. She hears a grunting sound at a distance. When she moves closer, she finds Robb hammering his sword on a tree out of frustration – he swears to kill the rulers at King’s Landing. Catelyn reminds him they have his sisters. Save them first, and then they will kill them...

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Episode Notes
Ratings: 3.04 Million Viewers

Trivia: The scene with Sam falling off the horse while chasing Jon Snow for deserting was not part of the script. Sam's stunt double had low visibility due to the darkness and a wig which obscured vision, and hit a low branch, knocking her off her horse.

Episode Title: 'Fire and Blood' is the motto of House Targaryen.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Ramin DjawadiMain TitleOpening Credits, Closing Credits

Episode Quotes
Jaime Lannister: If your gods are real, if they're just, why is the world so full of injustice?
Catelyn Stark: Because of men like you.
Jaime Lannister: There are no men like me. Only me.

Joffrey Baratheon: I'll tell you what. I'm going to give you a present. After I raise my armies, and kill your traitor brother, I'll give you his head as well.
Sansa Stark: Or maybe he'll give me yours.

Tywin Lannister: I always thought you were a stunted fool. Perhaps I was wrong.
Tyrion Lannister: Half wrong.

Jeor Mormont: When dead men, and worse, come hunting for us in the night, do you think it matters who sits on the Iron Throne?
Jon Snow: No.
Jeor Mormont: Good. Because I want you and your wolf with us when we ride out beyond the Wall tomorrow.
Jon Snow: Beyond the Wall?
Jeor Mormont: I will not sit meekly by and wait for the snows. I mean to find out what's happening. The Night's Watch will ride in force against the wildlings, the White Walkers, and whatever else is out there. And we will find Benjen Stark, alive or dead. I will command them myself. So I will only ask you once, Lord Snow, are you a brother of the Night's Watch, or a bastard boy who wants to play at war?

Daenerys Targaryen: I am Daenerys Stormborn of House Targaryen, of the blood of Old Valyeria. I am the dragon's daughter, and I swear to you that those who would harm you will die screaming.
Mirri Maz Duur: You will not hear me screaming.
Daenerys Targaryen: I will. But it is not your screams I want. Only your life.

Greatjon Umber: (to Robb Stark) My Lords! Here is what I say to these two kings. (Greatjon spits) Renly Baratheon is nothing to me, nor Stannis neither. Why should they rule over me and mine from some flowery seat in the South? What do they know of the Wall or the Wolfswood? Even their gods are wrong! Why shouldn't we rule ourselves again? It was the dragons we bowed to...and now the dragons are dead. There sits the only king I mean to bend my knee to. The King in the North!

Episode Goofs

At the end of the episode, when the Dothraki are kneeling after Daenerys stands up, the men behind her standing next to the horses drop to the ground. In the next shot, the men are still standing up with just their head bowed, and in the final shot, some of the men have disappeared altogether.

Cultural References
George W. Bush: A prop was made to look like the head of former President George W. Bush and used in a beheading scene in the original copy of this episode.

After it was made known, HBO was forced to remove the episode from all digital platforms and halt the shipments of the DVD box set which featured the commentary that pointed out the prop. The episode was then edited and put back online on June 25th, 2012.

Episode References
Season 1, Episode 9: Lord Eddard Stark was killed at the end of 1x09 "Baelor" under the orders of King Joffrey.

Season 1, Episode 1: Catelyn talks to Jaime about the incident with her son Bran. She accuses him of pushing Bran from the tower in 1x01 "Winter is Coming".

Season 1, Episode 9: Daenerys Targaryen tried to save her husband, Khal Drogo, from death in 1x09 "Baelor" through the use of blood magic.

Season 1, Episode 9: Jon Snow tries to desert the Night's Watch after hearing of his father's death in 1x09 "Baelor" and that his brother is at war.

Other Episode Crew

Co-ProducerGreg Spence
Associate ProducerJonathan Brytus
Line ProducerChristopher Newman
Unit Production ManagerLisa McAtackney
First Assistant DirectorRichard Goodwin
Second Assistant DirectorCiara Tinney
Music EditorDavid Klotz  |  Robin Whittaker
Music SupervisorEvyen Klean
HairstylistCandice Banks
GripFelix Milburn Foster
Set DecoratorRichard Roberts
Location ManagerRobert Boake
Property MasterGordon Fitzgerald
Construction CoordinatorBrian Martin (3)
Script SupervisorLynda Marshall
Production CoordinatorLisa Byrne
Script CoordinatorSusie McIlwaine
Supervising Sound EditorStefan Henrix
Re-Recording MixerMark Taylor (2)
GafferLiam McGill  |  Tom Gates
Stunt CoordinatorPaul Jennings (2)
Production SecretaryZara Hamill
Storyboard ArtistWilliam Simpson
Art DirectorThomas Brown  |  Tom McCullagh  |  Ashleigh Jeffers
Assistant Production CoordinatorStacey Quigley
Post Production CoordinatorMartin Mahon
Sound MixerRonan Hill
Costume SupervisorRachael Webb Crozier
Visual Effects SupervisorAdam McInnes
Transportation CaptainAlan Crozier
Casting AssociateKharmel Cochrane
Visual Effects ProducerLucy Ainsworth-taylor
Unit ManagerDamien Glenholmes
Additional Sound MixerPaddy Kelly
Dialoge CoachBrendan Gunn
Rigging GafferSteve Casey
Assistant Art DirectorSophie Hervieu  |  Laura Ng  |  Mark Lowry  |  Heather Greenless
Graphic ArtistJim Stanes
Makeup ArtistLiz Boston  |  Melissa Lackersteen  |  Clare Ramsey
Concept ArtistKimberley Pope  |  Julian Caldow  |  Mark Holmes
Supervising Art DirectorPaul Inglis
Construction ManagerTom Martin (4)
Still PhotographerHelen Sloan
Make-up DesignerPaul Engelen
Hair DesignerKevin Alexander (1)
Second 2nd Assistant DirectorAdam Philpott
Financial ControllerNeil Chaplin
Set SupervisorJames O'Dee
Assistant Stunt CoordinatorBuster Reeves
Sound MaintenanceSimon Kerr (1)
Make-up AssistantDaniel Lawson Johnson
Hair AssistantDana Kalder  |  Rosalia Culora
Best Boy ElectricCarlo McDonnell
SFX SupervisorStuart Brisdon
Video AssistLisa Trinder
Children's Acting CoachJulie Austin
A Camera GripRonan Murphy
B Camera GripDean Morris
Stunt ManagerAmie Stephenson
Set Supervisor (malta)Domonkos Pardanyi
Travel/accomodation CoordinatorMichelle Burns
Extras Coordinator NiCarla Mercer
Grip AssistantIan McGurrell
Transportation AssistantGail McIlvenny
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