Tywin, on 06 June 2011 - 09:04 AM, said:
In light of the complaints about sexual exposition I can't help to be amused at the lack of complaints about violent exposition, like Drogo literally ripping someone's throat out.
If that throat ripping lasted 5 minutes, I would certainly have complained. But it lasted a few seconds and served to show a) Khal Drogo's badnassness and
Khal Drogo's savagery.
Fiddler, on 06 June 2011 - 09:30 AM, said:
Yeah, people are reading way too much into this. If Targ blood equaled fire immunity, Aerion, Aegon V, the Queen who died in the Dance of the Dragons would never had died. Nothing in this show has disproved R+L=J, if anything, some of the extra Ned+Jon scenes in the beginning of the season along with his speaking with Robert along the Trident give the viewers some clear information that something is up with Jon's parentage.
Let me ask this, if Martin didn't intend that combination, what was the point of the TOJ in the books in the first place?
No kidding. Targ blood has never equated fire immunity, ever. Even GRRM said it was a one-time magical event with the funeral pyre.
LadyMary, on 06 June 2011 - 10:50 AM, said:
I think it depends on the "girl". Looks-wise, my daughter squeals over Robb (and Theon) and doesn't care for Jon (because the actor doesn't look much like she pictured Jon in the books). Personally, I think Jon is the best looking of all the young men in the show, but I then like men with dark hair and eyes. I think Ned (Sean Bean) is the hottest man on the TV screen.
Ditto. The lads are good-looking and all, but even though they're closer to my age than Sean Bean is, I still find them too boyish looking. Sean Bean though.... SO. HOT. <3 <3 <3
snowzombie, on 06 June 2011 - 03:29 PM, said:
However, this episode was mercifully absent a.) Roz, b.) boobiez, c.) sexposition (exposition paired with gratuitious sex scene) – so I’m not too upset that they skipped the raping part of raping and pillaging.
I actually thought they -should- have shown the rapes, at least a little. It's important to the story. I for one don't mind sex scenes if they are not gratuitous, and this wouldn't be gratuitous. It would be shocking and harsh, but it was meant to be. Funny how that got censored, but gratuitous les porn didn't... *shakes head*
The only nudity was Hodor! Which is hilarious.
I'm glad they kept that, it was amusing, but they should have made it clearer that he was bathing. For non-readers it just looks as if he arrives naked for no reason.
Did anyone else notice the expression on Bran’s face after Rob’s wolf ate Umber’s hand? Everyone was laughing at Umber’s “your meat is tough to cut” joke and Bran’s face is all “WTF, why is everyone laughing, I almost wet my pants”.
Poor Bran, I wanted to hug him.
I thought the re-animated corpses were the wight walkers. In the hierarchy of scary there are 1.) wildlings, 2.) wight walkers, 3.) the Others. It seems like they’ve renamed the Others wight walkers as to not sound too much like Lost, so the re-animated corpses are just unnamed snow zombies. And there’s this confusion about wight/white.
walkers, not wight walkers. I thought it was pretty obvious... the white walkers are the Others, and the reanimated corpses are the wights.