Game of Thrones - Season 6, Episode 5 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Door



Critic Consensus: An exquisitely crafted episode, "The Door" culminates in a gut-wrenching revelation that makes the loss of a beloved character all the more poignant.

Episode Info

Tyrion seeks a strange ally; Bran learns a great deal; Brienne goes on a mission; Arya is given a chance to prove herself.


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
Iain Glen
as Jorah Mormont
Kit Harington
as Jon Snow
Sophie Turner
as Sansa Stark
Maisie Williams
as Arya Stark
Alfie Allen
as Theon Greyjoy
John Bradley
as Samwell Tarly
Gwendoline Christie
as Brienne of Tarth
Liam Cunningham
as Davos Seaworth
Natalie Dormer
as Margaery Tyrell
Michael McElhatton
as Roose Bolton
Vladimir Furdik
as The Night's King
Daniel Portman
as Podrick Payne
Iwan Rheon
as Ramsay Snow
Faye Marsay
as The Waif
Diana Rigg
as Olenna Tyrell
Indira Varma
as Ellaria Sand
Max von Sydow
as Three-Eyed Raven
Dean-Charles Chapman
as Tommen Baratheon
Kristian Nairn
as Hodor/Wyllis
Michiel Huisman
as Daario Naharis
Pilou Asbæk
as Euron Greyjoy
Tom Wlaschiha
as Jaqen H'ghar
Jonathan Pryce
as High Sparrow
Ben Crompton
as Dolorous Edd
Jacob Anderson
as Grey Worm
Ellie Kendrick
as Meera Reed
Michael Feast
as Aeron Greyjoy
Gemma Whelan
as Yara Greyjoy
Darrell D'Silva
as An Ironborn
Richard Brake
as The Night's King
Kevin Eldon
as "Ned Stark" actor
Leigh Gill
as Bobono
Rob Callender
as "Joffrey Baratheon" actor
Essie Davis
as Lady Crane
Gerald Lepkowski
as Red Priest
Annette Tierney
as Young Old Nan
Eva Butterly
as "Margaery" actress
Sam Coleman
as Wyllis/Young Hodor
Wayne Foskett
as Rickard Stark
Sebastian Croft
as Young Eddard Stark
Matteo Elezi
as Young Benjen Stark
Fergus Leathem
as Young Rodrik Cassel
Kate Anthony
as Braavosi Woman
Sally Mortemore
as Braavosi Woman
Glen Barry
as Mummer
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Critic reviews for The Door

This season of Game of Thrones is moving at a crazy fast clip, and we're all in mourning right now. But in the bigger picture, we got what might be the biggest reveal we've ever seen on the show.

May 22, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Winter is coming and this week it came for Bran.

May 22, 2016 | Full Review…

For a show that kills off characters left and right, this one hurts the most.

May 22, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Tonight's aptly- (and poignantly-) titled fifth episode, in which we see the origin story of the White Walkers, and how the good-natured Winterfell stableboy Wylis became Hodor. It is brilliant and at the same time so simple - and so heartbreaking.

May 22, 2016 | Full Review…

All this stitching together of past and present resulted in an unusually satisfying episode, one that offered crucial context and invited viewers to game out the story's future.

May 22, 2016 | Full Review…

I love it whenever the show shifts its attention from the usual, highly concentrated loci of power to the "regular folks" that populate the edges of Game of Thrones's world.

June 21, 2016 | Full Review…

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