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Select Season 1 on the official Game of Thrones guide to find more interviews, videos and images.

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50 Surprising Things About Season 1

Whether you’re watching for the first time, or revisiting the series again, here are 50 factoids about the first season you may not have known.


Check out these Making Game of Thrones Q&As from Season 1. Spoilers follow.

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Season 1 Episode 6
Harry Lloyd Explains How to Wake the Dragon

The actor behind Dany’s older brother Viserys shares his most liberating moments in the season and prepping for that crowning scene.

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Season 1 Episode 8
Maisie Williams Explains Arya’s First Kill

The young actor discusses everything her character lost loses in Episode 8: her mentor, her innocence and maybe her family as well.

Season 1 Episode 10
The Co-Creators Reflect on Season 1

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss discuss details and dragons, then look ahead at Season 2.

Series Premiere. Lord Ned Stark is troubled by disturbing reports from a Night's Watch deserter; King Robert and Lannisters arrive at Winterfell; the exiled Viserys Targaryen forges a powerful new allegiance.
The Lannisters plot to ensure Bran's silence; Jon and Tyrion head to the Wall; Ned faces a family crisis en route to King's Landing.
Jon impresses Tyrion at Castle Black; Ned confronts his past and future at King's Landing; Daenerys finds herself at odds with Viserys.
Ned probes Arryn's death; Jon takes measures to protect Sam; Tyrion is caught in the wrong place.
Ned refuses an order from the King; Tyrion escapes one perilous encounter, only to find himself in another.
Ned makes a controversial decree; Tyrion confesses to his 'crimes'; Viserys receives final payment for Daenerys.
Ned confronts Cersei about her secrets; Jon takes his Night's Watch vows; Drogo promises to lead the Dorthraki to King's Landing.
The Lannisters press their advantage over the Starks; Robb rallies his father's northern allies and heads south to war.
Ned makes a fateful decision; Robb takes a prized prisoner; Dany finds her reign imperiled.
Season One Finale. A new king rises in the North; a Khaleesi finds new hope.

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