And Now His Watch Has Ended



Critic Consensus: "And Now His Watch is Ended" is an enthralling meditation on betrayal and revenge, bolstered by a mind-blowing surprise for those who would underestimate Daenerys Targarean.

Episode Info

The Night's Watch takes stock. Varys meets his better. Arya is taken to the commander of the Brotherhood. Dany exchanges a chain for a whip.


Peter Dinklage
as Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
as Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey
as Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke
as Daenerys Targaryen
Iain Glen
as Jorah Mormont
Michelle Fairley
as Catelyn Stark
Charles Dance
as Tywin Lannister
Natalie Dormer
as Margaery Tyrell
Alfie Allen
as Theon Greyjoy
Sophie Turner
as Sansa Stark
Aidan Gillen
as Petyr Baelish
Jack Gleeson
as Joffrey Baratheon
Richard Madden
as Robb Stark
Rory McCann
as Sandor "The Hound" Clegane
John Bradley
as Samwell Tarly
James Cosmo
as Jeor Mormont
Diana Rigg
as Olenna Tyrell
Robert Pugh
as Craster
Ian McElhinney
as Barristan Selmy
Richard Dormer
as Beric Dondarrion
Iwan Rheon
as Ramsay Snow
Ben Crompton
as Dolorous Edd
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Critic Reviews for And Now His Watch Has Ended

Talk about captive audience: In this good but often hard-to-watch episode, it was almost too easy to relate to the many literally and figuratively shackled characters.

Mar 26, 2016 | Full Review…

It's so invigorating to see someone who was sold to Khal Drogo in the first episode come into her own. Power breeds power. Her self confidence got her dragons. Her dragons got her an army. What will an army get her?

Mar 26, 2016 | Full Review…

With so many characters being given their just deserts, as it were, this episode was more emotionally satisfying than we've come to expect from GoT.

Mar 26, 2016 | Full Review…

With all of the possibilites that could take place, the season is shaping up to be an exciting one, even though it's taken a few episodes to really get moving.

Mar 26, 2016 | Full Review…

"And Now His Watch Has Ended" was a total blast, easily one of the best episodes of Game of Thrones to date.

Mar 26, 2016 | Full Review…

This is not only the best episode thus far this year, it is easily one of the best episodes the series has ever had.

Jan 19, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

There can be no arguing that tonight's episode set a new standard for the season...

Jun 13, 2018 | Full Review…

The writers dedicated the last 10 or so minutes of the episode solely to Daenerys and it paid off with the show's most successful moment of television so far this season.

Mar 26, 2016 | Full Review…

"And Now His Watch is Ended" managed to do a lot more than merely spend time with these residents of Westeros and beyond. It delivered action after action after unbelievably cool and surprising action.

Mar 26, 2016 | Full Review…

Hear that? It's the sound of millions of Game of Thrones fans geeking out. Tonight's episode "And Now His Watch Is Ended" concluded with the most exciting scene in the show's history.

Aug 30, 2017 | Full Review…