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Game of Thrones Season 2 Episodes

10 Episodes 2012 - 2012

With King Robert Baratheon (Mark Addy) dead, the kingdom of Westeros is torn apart as five different men attempt to either claim the Iron Throne or simply establish independence from the rest of the continent. The contenders include Joffrey (Jack Gleeson), supposedly Robert's son but really the product of an incestuous affair; Robert's two younger brothers; Ned Stark's son Robb (Richard Madden), who seeks to make the North an independent state; and Balon Greyjoy (Patrick Malahide), who wants revenge for an earlier, failed rebellion of his people against Westeros. Meanwhile, Jon Snow (Kit Harington) journeys further into the desolate territory of the White Walkers, and Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) and her dragons take refuge in a Middle Eastern-flavored city.

Episode 1

The North Remembers

Sun, Apr 1, 2012 57 mins

In the second-season premiere, Robb Stark continues his campaign against the Lannisters, and Tyrion tries to rein in the impulsive Joffrey in King's Landing. Meanwhile, Stannis Baratheon sets out to claim his deceased brother's throne; and Daenerys and the khalasar try to survive in the Red Waste.

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Episode 2

The Night Lands

Sun, Apr 8, 2012 55 mins

On a mission for Robb Stark, Theon returns home for the first time in nine years, but time has not dulled his father's bitterness at losing his only surviving son to Winterfell. Meanwhile, Tyrion makes his presence felt as the Hand of the King, though not necessarily to the satisfaction of others in the royal court; Gendry is shocked by Arya's revelation on the road north; and Davos seeks naval power from an old acquaintance, the pirate Salladhor Saan.

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Episode 3

What Is Dead May Never Die

Sun, Apr 15, 2012 60 mins

Tyrion finds Shae a job, and devises a clever ruse to ferret out a snitch at the Red Keep. Meanwhile, Jon Snow's compassion gets him and Mormont's crew in hot water at Craster's Keep, but Sam Tarly has a parting gift for Gilly; Catelyn pitches an alliance to Renly Baratheon in the Stormlands; Theon takes a bold stance to get back in his father's good graces; and Arya must think quickly when there's trouble on the road north.

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Episode 4

Garden of Bones

Sun, Apr 22, 2012 55 mins

Tyrion steps in when Joffrey holds Sansa accountable for Robb Stark's recent decisive victory on the battlefield, though the ill-tempered king finds another target for his cruelty. Meanwhile, Arya and Gendry are imprisoned at Harrenhal, where they witness unspeakable acts of torture; Daenerys and the khalasar seek salvation at the prosperous city of Qarth; and Stannis calls on Davos's past as a smuggler to carry out a secret mission.

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Episode 5

The Ghost of Harrenhal

Sun, Apr 29, 2012 55 mins

The Baratheon rivalry ends, drawing different reactions from Catelyn and Littlefinger; Tyrion finds Joffrey's defence plan at King's Landing lacking, but also learns of a mysterious secret weapon; Theon continues to prove himself to his father by sailing to the Stony Shore; Arya gets a promise from Jaqen H'ghar; the Night's Watch regroup at an ancient fortress called the Fist of the First Men.

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Episode 6

The Old Gods and the New

Sun, May 6, 2012 55 mins

Arya gets a surprise visitor; Daenerys takes a stand for what she believes is rightfully hers; Joffrey meets his subjects; Jon must prove his mettle to Qhorin.

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Episode 7

A Man Without Honor

Sun, May 13, 2012 55 mins

Cersei has advice for Sansa; Jaime encounters a distant relative; Daenerys is invited to enter the House of the Undying in Qarth; Theon heads a search party; Jon loses his way in the wilderness.

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Episode 8

The Prince of Winterfell

Sun, May 20, 2012 55 mins

Theon holds down the fort at Winterfell; Jaqen doesn't care for Arya's method of calling in a debt; Jorah's advice for Daenerys goes unheeded; Davos is offered a reward; Tyrion and Varys find something they can agree on; Robb is betrayed.

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Episode 9

Blackwater

Sun, May 27, 2012 55 mins

The Lannisters' control of King's Landing is in peril when Stannis's fleet launches an all-out assault.

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Episode 10

Valar Morghulis

Sun, Jun 3, 2012 55 mins

In the second-season finale, Luwin has advice for Theon as he calls his men to action. Meanwhile, Arya gets a gift from Jaqen; Jon proves his worth to Qhorin; Daenerys finds herself in unfamiliar surroundings; and Brienne silences Jaime.

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