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The Wolf and the Lion 

Catelyn has captured Tyrion and plans to bring him to her sister, Lysa Arryn, at the Vale, to be tried for his, supposed, crimes against Bran. Robert plans to have Daenerys killed, but Eddard refuses to be a part of it and quits.

Director:

Brian Kirk

Writers:

David Benioff (created by), D.B. Weiss (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Eddard 'Ned' Stark
Mark Addy ... Robert Baratheon
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Jaime Lannister
Michelle Fairley ... Catelyn Stark
Lena Headey ... Cersei Lannister
Aidan Gillen ... Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
Sophie Turner ... Sansa Stark
Maisie Williams ... Arya Stark
Alfie Allen ... Theon Greyjoy
Isaac Hempstead Wright ... Bran Stark
Jack Gleeson ... Joffrey Baratheon
Rory McCann ... Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane
Peter Dinklage ... Tyrion Lannister
Donald Sumpter ... Maester Luwin
Conleth Hill ... Lord Varys
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Storyline

When King Robert learns that Daenerys and the Dothrakis are preparing for war, he decides to attack first. Ned is against the idea saying they should go slowly and learn more but the King calls him a weakling and dismisses him as the King's Hand. Playing in the dungeons, Arya overhears two men plotting against her father. She tells him what she heard and he decides the time has come for him to return to Winterfell. He delays his departure when given the opportunity to speak to the last person his predecessor spoke to, a whore who gave Robert another illegitimate son. The delay is costly however and leads to a serious injury. Catelyn meanwhile takes Tyrion to her sister Lysa, who also happens to be the John Arryn's widow. Written by garykmcd

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 2011 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

£6,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

According to the novel, Gregor "the Mountain" Clegane's shield bears the three black dogs sigil of his house. In the TV episode, there is only one dog painted on the shield. See more »

Goofs

When Sandor "the Hound" Clegane rushes to protect Loras Tyrell from Gregor "the Mountain" Clegane, his sword appears in his hands without drawing it. See more »

Quotes

Petyr Baelish: Brothels make a much better investment than ships, I've found. Whores rarely sink.
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Crazy Credits

The cities and places featured in the opening credits change as the series progresses. For example, in the first episode, Pentos is shown whereas in later episodes, because it is not pertinent to the episode's narrative, it is not. See more »

Connections

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Main Title
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Written by Ramin Djawadi
Performed by Ramin Djawadi
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Left Angered In The End
14 September 2018 | by Rainey-DawnSee all my reviews

Season 1, episode 5. Excellent episode! In the end I was left very angry at Jamie yet I felt his pain wanting his brother Tyrion back - all over Ned Stark's son Bran. Ned leaving Robert's side over Daenerys and Khal's marriage and baby. But I dare not say more because I dislike giving away spoilers.

9.5/10


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