Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones

The Complete First Season

Blu-ray Disc - 2012
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Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros.

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marcushill38
Dec 31, 2017

I thought Season One was very fascinating & engrossing! I am anticipating the Season Two series. All the Drama is building up now for Me!! I can't wait to watch more!

SaraLovesBooks Jul 31, 2017

This show is one of the few cases I have ever seen where the visual medium is better than the books. The show streamlines the rather meandering plots from the books, for the most in successful ways. The acting is superb in this show. They got fantastic actors like Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, and Sean Bean for the roles. The sets are amazing. The costuming is sublime. In his books, George R.R. Martin set out to bring the grittiness, bloody darkness from medieval Europe that the rest of epic fantasy tends to gloss over. The show brings it to life in gory technicolor, telling the story of political machinations amongst four houses: the Starks, Lannisters, Baratheons, and Targaryens, plus all their hangers-on. At the start of the series, the Targaryens, who were the previous ruling house, are, as far as anyone knows, down to two: Viserys and Daenerys and living in exile. The Baratheons, led by King Robert, had won the throne through a rebellion about sixteen years prior. Ned Stark is one of King Robert's closest friends, who has to make some tough decisions. The Lannisters are one of the most powerful and wealthiest families in the seven kingdoms, and one of their members, Cersei, is Robert's wife, and the queen. The show is utterly fascinating, though not for everyone, as there as scenes of graphic violence, sex, nudity, and language.

DBRL_JulieC Aug 19, 2016

The fantasy world of George R.R. Martin is brought to the small screen in a dazzling way. The characters are well developed and the actors who play them provide stunning performances. The story will keep you guessing and gives some surprising twists. This is produced by HBO so expect some language and nudity.

nwdeweyfan Mar 18, 2016

You haven't watched this yet? What are you waiting for? The 6th season starts on HBO this month, so you have a lot of catching up to do! The show is more accessible than the books (although the books are fantastic), but not suitable for young people, as there is a lot of extreme violence and quite a bit of sexuality. Highly recommended.

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MathiasNorthwind
Nov 23, 2015

special effects were good, but too much unnecessary vogar language and sexual scenes. story was lame,slow,

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coasting
Nov 16, 2015

Watched the first episode and that was enough. Not my cuppa tea. Give me Chris Haddock and "Intelligence" any day.

kevfarley Jul 17, 2015

Like "Lord of the Rings" on steroids !!

Great series.

Well worth the long wait aat the NYPL.
I agree that its best to watch it on DVD.
...and, if possible, see several episodes in a row at one time,
Its like living in another world !!

DARN ! ... now I have to wait for Season 2
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TRANNY_CLONES
May 19, 2015

Season 1 of just another deeply racist Television series is the extremely sleep inducing bore i really knew it was period.Season 2 is most definitely not changing my mind about this extremely over hyped and overrated series so far period.

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knorton181
Feb 11, 2015

If you enjoyed Lord of the Rings, or fantasy novels that deal with a medieval-ish setting, than start watching this series!

Jc1stuff Apr 15, 2014

READ the Books! So much better, and without the nudity and coarse language that concerns so many.

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Thorinbear99
Dec 26, 2012

Other: coarse scenes are also throughout.

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Thorinbear99
Dec 26, 2012

Frightening or Intense Scenes: There is a lot of intense scenes here.

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Thorinbear99
Dec 26, 2012

Sexual Content: tons of if of all persuasions.

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Thorinbear99
Dec 26, 2012

Coarse Language: Yes there is quiet a bit of it.

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Thorinbear99
Dec 26, 2012

Violence: Yes lots of it and graphic.

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Feb 26, 2014

King Robert Barathean (to Eddard 'Ned' Stark): "...I'm simply asking you to run my kingdom while I eat, drink, and whore myself into an early grave."

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