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Game of Thrones

Winter Is Coming (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-MA
TV Episode | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, is dead. King Robert Baratheon plans to ask his oldest friend, Eddard Stark, to take Jon's place. Across the sea, Viserys Targaryen plans to wed his sister to a nomadic warlord in exchange for an army.
Director
Timothy Van Patten (as Tim Van Patten)
Writers
David Benioff (created by) | D.B. Weiss (created by) | George R.R. Martin (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 19, 2011

Release date
Apr 17, 2011 (United States)

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Cast

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42 cast members
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Sean Bean
Eddard 'Ned' Stark Eddard 'Ned' Stark   See fewer
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Mark Addy
Robert Baratheon Robert Baratheon   See fewer
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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Jaime Lannister Jaime Lannister   See fewer
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Michelle Fairley
Catelyn Stark Catelyn Stark   See fewer
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Lena Headey
Cersei Lannister Cersei Lannister   See fewer
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Emilia Clarke
Daenerys Targaryen Daenerys Targaryen   See fewer
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Iain Glen
Jorah Mormont Jorah Mormont   See fewer
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Harry Lloyd
Viserys Targaryen Viserys Targaryen   See fewer
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Kit Harington
Jon Snow Jon Snow   See fewer
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Sophie Turner
Sansa Stark Sansa Stark   See fewer
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Maisie Williams
Arya Stark Arya Stark   See fewer
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Richard Madden
Robb Stark Robb Stark   See fewer
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Alfie Allen
Theon Greyjoy Theon Greyjoy   See fewer
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Isaac Hempstead Wright
Bran Stark Bran Stark   See fewer
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Jack Gleeson
Joffrey Baratheon Joffrey Baratheon   See fewer
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Rory McCann
Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane   See fewer
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Peter Dinklage
Tyrion Lannister Tyrion Lannister   See fewer
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Donald Sumpter
Maester Luwin Maester Luwin   See fewer
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Jamie Sives
Jory Cassel Jory Cassel   See fewer
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Ron Donachie
Rodrik Cassel Rodrik Cassel   See fewer
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Joseph Mawle
Benjen Stark Benjen Stark   See fewer
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Roger Allam
Illyrio Mopatis Illyrio Mopatis   See fewer
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Dar Salim
Qotho Qotho   See fewer
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Susan Brown
Septa Mordane Septa Mordane   See fewer
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John Standing
Jon Arryn Jon Arryn   See fewer
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Rob Ostlere
Waymar Royce Waymar Royce   See fewer
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Art Parkinson
Rickon Stark Rickon Stark   See fewer
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Callum Wharry
Tommen Baratheon Tommen Baratheon   See fewer
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Aimee Richardson
Myrcella Baratheon Myrcella Baratheon   See fewer
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Rania Zouari
Pentoshi Servant Pentoshi Servant   See fewer
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Ian Whyte
White Walker #1 White Walker #1   See fewer
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Spencer Wilding
White Walker #2 White Walker #2   See fewer
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Claire Wright
Wight Wildling Girl Wight Wildling Girl   See fewer
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Jason Momoa
Khal Drogo Khal Drogo   See fewer
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Owen Dickey
Winterfell Beekeeper (uncredited) Winterfell Beekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Dunne
Tommy (uncredited) Tommy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd Rankin
Mikken (uncredited) Mikken (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Yates
King's Guard (uncredited) King's Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

9 / 10 | 26,333 votes