Fire and Blood
Game of Thrones Season 1

100%

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Critic Ratings: 23
Critics Consensus

"Fire and Blood" creatively provides closure after a shocking penultimate episode while strategically setting up arcs for season two.

Episode Info

Season One Finale. As tragic news spreads across the Seven Kingdoms, Bran and Rickon share a prophetic dream, Catelyn interrogates Jaime about her sons fall, and Robbs destiny is forever changed.

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Critic Reviews for Fire and Blood

Impressively, the addictive appeal of the entire first season of Game of Thrones can be summed up with one titillating and 100-percent true statement: It ended with well-wrought CGI dragon babies crawling across the torso of a beautiful, naked woman.

Mar 22, 2016 | Full Review…

Holy naked girl with dragons, Batman, was that a finale or what?

Mar 21, 2016 | Full Review…

Emilia Clarke sold the character [Daenerys], as an emotional being and a bad-ass dragon lady, better then ever in this finale.

Mar 14, 2019 | Full Review…

At drawing the huge from the particular, on the other hand, and giving panoramic reality to an enormous sweep of the imagination (not to mention being ruthless with principal characters), Game of Thrones has been wonderfully successful.

Mar 14, 2019 | Full Review…

On the season one finale for "Game of Thrones" loose ends were tied up and woven into new threads.

Mar 22, 2016 | Full Review…

Game of Thrones showed how hard-earned character development plus smart and imaginative storytelling can set up a second season while closing out the first with a rousing end.

Mar 22, 2016 | Full Review…

It's been a hell of a first season, a genuinely exciting piece of television.

Apr 10, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

As always, my favorite moments came in those of quietness -- sometimes, "Game Of Thrones" is at its very best when it allows two players to work together to create a brilliant scene.

Apr 10, 2019 | Full Review…

Considering the number of storylines that had to be (temporarily) wrapped up, the writers did a great job of making sure that almost everyone got to finish the first season in style.

Mar 14, 2019 | Full Review…

Aside from some minor complaints, the finale was still extremely satisfying.

Mar 23, 2016 | Rating: 9.5/10 | Full Review…

The finale ramped up the stakes for each of the characters we've grown to love (and love to hate) while still setting up for season two without appearing to be fixated on setting up the second season.

Mar 23, 2016 | Full Review…

Tonight's episode was evidence that there's still plenty of story to play out and a lot of unfinished business to attend to.

Mar 22, 2016 | Full Review…

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