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Dive deep into the HBO hit fantasy series each week with Entertainment Weekly's top Westeros war correspondent James Hibberd and Greyjoy fanboy Darren Franich as they talk about what happened on the show, both on camera and behind the scenes – and what might be coming up.

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Ep. 5: The Parent Traps

8/15/2017
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A fast-paced, callback-filled episode that proves even Dany’s dragons have figured out Jon Snow’s parentage gets decoded by James and Darren, who take on Gendry’s steely return, Littlefinger and Arya’s hallway shadow peeping, and a Westerosi Avengers Assemble at Eastwatch-by-the-Sea (which is totally not a bed and breakfast). Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com. Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d love to hear from...

Duration: 00:52:43


Ep. 4: Spoilers of War

8/7/2017
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A massive battle threatens the lives of key characters, but James and Darren can't stop talking about the reunions up in Winterfell. Meanwhile, Dany and Jon go spelunking! Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com. Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d love to hear from you. Credits: Hosts: James Hibberd (@jameshibberd) and Darren Franich (@DarrenFranich) Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Editor: DGital...

Duration: 00:55:43


Ep. 3: All the Queens' Men

8/1/2017
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Dany meets Jon. Bran returns to Winterfell. And yet all is wrong in the world of Westeros, as one Queen’s strategy gets demolished by another Queen’s trickery. Death ensues. Meanwhile, Jorah makes a friend. Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com. Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d love to hear from you. Credits: Hosts: James Hibberd (@jameshibberd) and Darren Franich (@DarrenFranich) Producer: Cristina Everett...

Duration: 00:38:59


Ep. 2: Euron Trouble

7/25/2017
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The Greyjoy-Dorne alliance suffers a significant setback, and Jon Snow considers an alliance with a certain Dragon Queen. Meanwhile, Arya receives some surprising news from a surprising source, and Sam tries to help out Jorah. It's the season’s second episode, and there’s already an epic battle! Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com. Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d love to hear from you. Credits: Hosts: James...

Duration: 00:51:14


Ep. 1: Shall We Begin?

7/17/2017
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James and Darren break down the season 7 premiere, “Dragonstone,” an opener so fun even Ed Sheeran didn’t wreck it. They tackle Arya’s surprise murder-feast, Euron’s pick-up artist makeover, Sam’s gross internship, Dany’s rad castle repo, and more. Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com. Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d love to hear from you. Credits: Hosts: James Hibberd (@jameshibberd) and Darren Franich...

Duration: 00:51:19


Season 7 is Coming

7/11/2017
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On the eve of Season 7, James Hibberd (our man in Westeros!) talks with Darren Franich about being on set for the penultimate batch of episodes. Will another Stark die? Will the Greyjoys rise to power? How much bigger can the show get?? Prepare for war with this special preview episode! Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com. Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d love to hear from you. Credits: Hosts: James Hibberd...

Duration: 00:46:18


Bonus Episode! Season 7 Predictions

7/1/2016
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Where in Westeros will Dany go first? Could Bran take over Winterfell? How will Jon’s parentage change things? Who’s Arya’s next target? James and Darren speculate about Game of Thrones season 7, plus give their picks for the best episode and performances from season 6. Thank you to everyone who listened and supported this podcast – it wouldn’t have been nearly as fun without your emails, tweets, and words of encouragement throughout this adventure! Season 6 may be over but there’s no end...

Duration: 00:39:44


Ep. 10: Scheme Queens

6/28/2016
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It’s the episode that changed everything. Following GoT’s super-sized finale, James and Darren debate that Tower of Joy reveal, applaud Tommen’s suicidal decisiveness, wonder exactly how attracted Sansa is to Littlefinger, and mourn the loss of doom-magnet Margaery. Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com and we'll try to get them answered in our upcoming bonus episode! Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d love to hear...

Duration: 00:41:55


Ep. 9: Behind the Bastard Bowl

6/21/2016
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The most epic ‘Thrones’ ever? We break down the shocks, deaths and twists in ‘Battle of the Bastards,’ with James detailing what it was really like on the show's battlefield set in Northern Ireland (spiders and a shirtless Kit Harington are involved), while Darren analyzes that unexpected Meereenese dragon threeway. Plus reader questions, trivia and more. Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com and we'll try to get them answered in next...

Duration: 00:43:12


Ep. 8: Say Her Name

6/14/2016
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A girl strikes back! This week’s episode was relatively bloodless, but Darren makes a case for “No One” being the show’s best episode in years. James and Darren talk parkour Arya’s showdown with the Terma-Waif, Jaime’s tense workplace romance reunion with Brienne, Tommen’s cowardly betrayal of Cersei, and all the fan theories this episode ruined. (Goodbye, Lady Stoneheart) Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com and we'll try to get...

Duration: 00:39:32


Ep. 7: The Talks and The Hound

6/7/2016
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A long-lost character returns – but we’re too busy talking about Lyanna Mormont, the most badass Northern 10-year-old since Arya left Winterfell. James and Darren chat about “The Broken Man,” an episode of tense Tyrell talks, glorious Greyjoy gatherings, and one bilious Blackfish. Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com and we'll try to get them answered in next week's episode! Please rate us on iTunes and leave a review! We’d love to...

Duration: 00:36:45


Ep. 6: Coldhands, Warm Hearts

5/31/2016
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Why is Tommen such a disappointing wimp? How weird is it that we're actually GAINING Starks this season? How much motivation do the Dothraki need, exactly? Could an entire episode be built around Gilly being amazed by ordinary things? There's a lot to discuss in "Blood of My Blood" – especially the lack of blood! – so let James and Darren try to explain who Coldhands is and why the Riverlands are so important. Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at...

Duration: 00:33:08


Ep. 5: Hodor. Hodor? Hodor!

5/24/2016
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At last, Game of Thrones reveals Hodor’s origin story! James and Darren bust down "The Door," an episode full of revelations about Westeros history. Also discussed: A theory about why the direwolves are dying, Sansa’s takedown of Littlefinger, and some behind-the-scenes scoop about Brienne and Tormund's non-romance. Not to mention we finally see the Kingsmoot. Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com and we'll try to get them answered in...

Duration: 00:35:51


Ep. 4: Naked and Unafraid

5/17/2016
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Darren and James debate Dany’s covert superpower and fiery clothing-optional vengeance. We also talk about those reunited siblings, the Great Southern Conspiracy, the Great Northern Conspiracy, and explore the possibility that Ramsay Bolton might not be such a nice guy. Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com and we'll try to get them answered in next week's episode! Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d love to hear from...

Duration: 00:36:13


Ep. 3: Olly's Well That Ends Well

5/10/2016
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Westeros History comes to life! In our breakdown of “Oathbreaker,” James and Darren question the loss of a silent Stark’s shaggy companion, discuss Davos Seaworth’s halftime speech, Dany’s retirement home accommodations, Arya's Daredevil teachings and Ser Alliser Thorne’s last words. Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com and we'll try to get them answered in next week's episode! Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d...

Duration: 00:41:13


Ep. 2: Snowmageddon

5/3/2016
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After a year of theories, rumors and conversations about Kit Harington's hair, Entertainment Weekly's James Hibberd has exclusive details on Jon Snow's return to the land of the living! James tells Darren all about the top-secret resurrection, while Darren tries to make the conversation all about the Greyjoys. Also discussed: how the High Sparrow is like Bernie Sanders, why Ramsay Bolton killed his own father and a theory about Dany’s future. Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and...

Duration: 00:34:14