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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 7, Ep 4 – “The Spoils of War”

The Spoils of War Dragons, Dothraki, and Daggers oh my! This episode really delivered a mid-season punch! The Spoils of War really spoiled us fans in every way. Who cares if the timetables don’t make much sense! Let’s get started.  The Loot Train The Lannister army takes what remains of Highgarden as they begin to …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 7, Ep 3 – “The Queen’s Justice”

The Queen’s Justice OK. So this recap took a bit longer to post. I let down my millions of readers. (Rounded up to the nearest million.) There were a few technical difficulties and… You know what? I’ll just let Tyrion explain it for me… “A long and bloody tale. To be honest, I was drunk …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 7, Ep 2 – “Stormborn”

Stormborn As a storm rages outside the walls of Dragonstone, a spider swears allegiance to a dragon inside the walls. Dragonstone I was a little nervous for Varys at first, but fortunately he survived Dany’s interrogation and did not lose his head or get devoured. He swore his loyalty to Dany and she was kind …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 7, Ep 1 – “Dragonstone”

Dragonstone Leave one wolf alive and the sheep are never safe. That’s how you start off a season! The wait is finally over and Winter is here! I know. It’s mid July. Look just let me have a moment ok? Thank you.   I’m good now. Alright then, let’s get this pretentiously titled blog started! …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 10 – “The Winds of Winter”

The Winds of Winter The season 6 finale of Game of Thrones started off with a bang, literally, and it didn’t stop for just over an hour of fantastic television. Typically, the finales in this series have been epilogues that set up the next season and leave us all wondering what will happen next. While …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 9 – “Battle of the Bastards”

Battle of the Bastards Throughout the seasons of Game of Thrones the 9th episodes have been famous for standing out among the crowd. Think back to “Baelor” or “Blackwater” or the infamous Red Wedding episode,”The Rains of Castamere.” The penultimate episode of season 6 does not stray from that trend in the least bit. In …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 8 – “No One”

“No One” Some plot lines are resolved, many are not. Once again we are given an episode that moves the chess pieces around (some quicker than others) to set up the final two episodes of the season. The show has been slow burning a few of these stories and I do believe the payoff will …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 7 – “The Broken Man”

“The Broken Man” Before we see the opening credits we are treated to a very big reveal. The Hound (Sandor Clegane) is back! It turns out he was only mostly dead and Ian McShane was his Miracle Max. From the looks of things, The Hound now spends his days chopping wood that is used to …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 6 – “Blood of My Blood”

“Blood of My Blood” In a season that’s been telling its story at a very fast pace I started to wonder when the show would take a breather and give us a “set up” episode. Enter: “Blood of My Blood.”  I did like parts of this episode, (even a “boring” episode of GOT still tops …

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I Drink and I Know Things: Game of Thrones Sn 6, Ep 5 – “The Door”

“The Door” Hold. The. Door. We will definitely be getting into everything that happened north of The Wall, but we’ll save that until the end. So before we venture down that Weirwood Tree Rabbit Hole let’s briefly touch on some of the other scenes that played out in what could easily be considered a mid-season …

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