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

'The Winds of Winter' (Season 6, Episode 10)
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7. 'The Winds of Winter' (Season 6, Episode 10)

… until the following season finale, that is. From its gorgeous opening sequence – a montage of King’s Landing luminaries preparing for the trial of Queens Margaery and Cersei, and we remember how that ended – to its rousing westward-we-sail finale, this was an episode for the ages. In between, Arya Stark took revenge against her mother's killer; her sister Sansa fed her rapist Ramsay to the dogs; and Jon Snow was crowned King in the North just as we learned he's actually a secret Targaryen (!) and potential heir to the Iron Throne.

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