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Sons of the Harpy



Critic Consensus: An episode that benefits from the intricate plotting of the previous three, "Sons of the Harpy" balances bloody action with illuminating character interplay.

Episode Info

Jaime and Bronn sneak into Dorne by sea, but their arrival isn't the secret they'd hoped it would be. Meanwhile, Sansa discusses her future with Littlefinger; Jon is tempted by Melisandre; and Tyrion has a new traveling companion on his way to Meereen.


Peter Dinklage
as Tyrion Lannister
Lena Headey
as Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke
as Daenerys Targaryen
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
as Jaime Lannister
Aidan Gillen
as Petyr Baelish
Kit Harington
as Jon Snow
Charles Dance
as Tywin Lannister
Iain Glen
as Jorah Mormont
Maisie Williams
as Arya Stark
Sophie Turner
as Sansa Stark
Jack Gleeson
as Joffrey Baratheon
Alfie Allen
as Theon Greyjoy
Dean-Charles Chapman
as Tommen Baratheon
Rory McCann
as Sandor "The Hound" Clegane
Michiel Huisman
as Daario Naharis
Indira Varma
as Ellaria Sand
Stephen Dillane
as Stannis Baratheon
Liam Cunningham
as Davos Seaworth
Ian McElhinney
as Barristan Selmy
Jacob Anderson
as Grey Worm
Rose Leslie
as Ygritte
Finn Jones
as Loras Tyrell
Natalie Dormer
as Margaery Tyrell
Eugene Simon
as Lancel Lannister
Will Tudor
as Olyvar
Ian Beattie
as Meryn Trant
Kerry Ingram
as Shireen Baratheon
Tara Fitzgerald
as Selyse Baratheon
Jonathan Pryce
as High Sparrow
Julian Glover
as Grand Maester Pycelle
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Critic reviews for Sons of the Harpy

Here's to "Sons of the Harpy," a truly outstanding episode of Game of Thrones that excelled mainly by celebrating the ordinary.

May 4, 2015 | Full Review…

The final battle scene is worth the price of admission, and the Sand Snakes looks as lethal as advertised, but I'm getting awfully tired of Stannis & Co. trying to convince Jon to muster the Night's Watch to march on Winterfell.

May 4, 2015 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

George R.R. Martin has never shied away from killing off his characters, even characters that had become fan favorites. But his insistence that HBO was going to get even more brutal has begun to come true.

May 4, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

From East to West, it was all kicking off in episode four, and now the dragons and the lions are both staring into the abyss, their rulers separated from their all-important advisers and protectors.

May 4, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Now we're getting somewhere.

May 4, 2015 | Full Review…

Just as it seems like the odds are too much, here come Ser Barristan Selmy, sword in the darkness himself.

June 21, 2018 | Full Review…

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