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Critic Consensus: "Eastwatch" traded the fiery spectacle of Thrones' previous episode for a slow-burn approach, but nonetheless delivered some spectacular revelations and reunions.

Episode Info

Daenerys demands loyalty from the surviving Lannister soldiers, but resists Tyrion's plea for leniency. Meanwhile, Jon heeds Bran's warning about White Walkers on the move; Davos finds an important ally in King's Landing; and Sam reconsiders his training at the Citadel when there are more pressing matters in the north.

Cast

Peter Dinklage
as Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
as Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey
as Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke
as Daenerys Targaryen
Aidan Gillen
as Petyr Baelish
Sophie Turner
as Sansa Stark
John Bradley
as Samwell Tarly
Liam Cunningham
as Davos Seaworth
Iain Glen
as Jorah Mormont
Kristofer Hivju
as Tormund Giantsbane
Rory McCann
as Sandor "The Hound" Clegane
Jim Broadbent
as Archmaester Ebrose
Richard Dormer
as Beric Dondarrion
Paul Kaye
as Thoros of Myr
James Faulkner
as Randyll Tarly
Tom Hopper
as Dickon Tarly
Tim McInnerny
as Robett Glover
Richard Rycroft
as Maester Wolkan
Kevin Eldon
as Goldcloak
Julian Firth
as Archmaester Sandhu
Philip O'Sullivan
as Archmaester
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Critic Reviews for Eastwatch

"Eastwatch" brings reminders that "Game of Thrones" excels when it shows just how expansive this world can be.

Aug 13, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

What the hour lacked in Drogon-fuelled destruction it more than made up for with bombshells, surprise reunions and chilling intimations of sisterly strife.

Aug 18, 2017 | Full Review…

On top of all the other major bombshells in this week's episode, audiences also found out that Cersei is pregnant. Well, she at least tells Jaime that she's pregnant.

Aug 14, 2017 | Full Review…

In all, this was a solid hour -- it was plenty entertaining and the plot sped forward yet again.... But my credulity continues to be strained in ways I'm trying not to overthink.

Aug 14, 2017 | Full Review…

So. Much. Fire.

Aug 14, 2017 | Full Review…

And so they set off together... and as they walk toward the camera nothing explodes behind them in slow motion which they then do not turn around to look at. But the effect is the same.

Aug 14, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's dizzying stuff.

Apr 5, 2019 | Full Review…

Season 7 has set up some incredibly high expectations about what makes a great episode of Game of Thrones, and while I'm tempted to say "Eastwatch" was just ok, it's worth remembering what we would have given to have seen Gendry three seasons ago.

Apr 5, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A scattershot clockwork of updates and minor machinations, paltry plot pivots and pirouettes that had our heads spinning. Nothing happened, yet somehow everything changed.

Apr 5, 2019 | Full Review…

It's easy to write stories about idealistic revolutions, and people coming together for the greater good. But to anchor those moments in a world where they seem so improbable - to viscerally show how rare and precious they are - that's a rare artistic

Apr 5, 2019 | Full Review…

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