25 Best 'Game of Thrones' Episodes – Updated

From Blackwater to the Battle of the Bastards, we count down the HBO fantasy epic's most memorable hours

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'Mother’s Mercy' (Season 5, Episode 10)
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8. 'Mother’s Mercy' (Season 5, Episode 10)

You got the disgrace, defeat and death of Stannis Baratheon. You saw the escape of Sansa Stark and Theon "Reek" Greyoy. You witnessed the dual murders of Myrcella Baratheon (by the Sand Snakes) and Ser Meryn Trant (by Arya Stark, making good on her kill list). All that, along with Cersei Lannister's Walk of Shame and Jon Snow’s assassination. As season finales go, this one was tough to top …

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