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[No spoilers] Mid-season report card


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#1 House Snow

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 08:03 PM

Hey, since we are at the midway point I was hoping we could get a feeling for how every one would rate the performances of their favorite ensemble cast, so far. Lets divide it up into 3 categories. Guys, Gals, and Creatures. Give your top 3 or 4.

Guys:
1. Tyrion
2. Jaquen Hagar
3. Tywin
4. Bronn

Gals:

1. Arya
2. Catelyn
3. Brienne
4. Cersei

Creatures
1. Ghost
2. Summer
3. Joffrey
4. Drogon

#2 True Northerner

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 03:52 PM

I'll do top 3. Didn't think too hard, just went with gut feeling (and this is based on 5 episodes of Season 2, not any of my feelings about characters in the books)

Guys:
1. Tyrion
2. Joffrey
3. Bronn

Gals:
1. Cersei
2. Arya
3. Dany (all based on hotness.. I could just watch a series called Daenery's)

Creatures:
1. Drogon
2. Grey Wind
3. Summer

#3 BabyMeraxes

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 04:00 PM

Guys:
1. Joffrey
2. Davos
3. Jorah
4. Balon

Girls:
1. Catalyn
2. Sansa
3. Brienne
4. Melisandre

Creatures:
1. Drogon
2. Greywind
3. Shadowbaby
4. Ghost

One-Shots/Minors:
1. Pyat Pree
2. Gilly
3. Quiathe
4. Yoren

Edited by BabyMeraxes, 01 May 2012 - 06:43 PM.


#4 The Monkey

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 04:04 PM

Guys:
1. Tywin
2. Joffrey
3. Theon

Girls:
1. Arya
2. Cersei
3. Dany (not to take anything away from her acting talents, but last episode she looked so damn beautiful I could hardly concentrate on what she was saying)

#5 My Little Kraken

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 04:11 PM

Guys:
1. Tyrion
2. Balon
3. Tywin
4. Sam

Girls:
1. Arya
2. Brienne
3. Cersei
4. Gilly

Creatures:
1. Ghost
2. The red dragon
3. The Shadow Baby
4. Pyat Pree (seriously, he has to count)

#6 Ferrum Aeternum

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 04:21 PM

Guys:
Tyrion
Theon
Balon
Tywin

Girls:
Brienne
Catelyn
Melisandre
Arya

Creatures:
Drogon
Shadowbaby
Grey Wind
Ghost

Honorable Mention:
Yoren
Pyat Pree

#7 dreamcatcher

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 04:33 PM

Guys:

1. Joffrey

2. Tywin

3. Theon

4. Tyrion


Girls:

1. Arya

2. Sansa

3. Margaery

4. Jeyne or whatever her name is


Creatures:

1. Ghost

2. Drogon

3. Summer


Honourable mention:

1. Pyat Pree

2. Gendry

3. Hot Pie

4. Cersei


Edited by dreamcatcher, 01 May 2012 - 04:36 PM.


#8 Dragon greyscale

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 04:40 PM

Guys:
1. Tywin/Balon/Tyrion
2. Bronn
3. Theon

Ladies:
1. Margaery
2. Arya
3. Brienne

Critters:
1. Greywind
2. Smoke quefe
3. Pyat pree

Overall, a solid 7 for the first half of the season. Less consistent than S1 but some cool stuff nonetheless. An overview of storylines:

Excellent: Arya's travels & Tyrion's schemes (or plots?)
Good: Renly's love triangle, Robb's war campaign.
Average: Bran's path to treedom & Dany's pointless desert wandering (Quarth redeemed it IMO)
Poor: The Dragonstone characters & the night's watch pointless antarctic wandering.

BTW, the latter categories are not necesarily of a lesser quality because they don't follow the books. I don't judge the series on its faithfulness. Some stuff just doesn't work on screen.

#9 sennahoj

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 05:09 PM

Guys:
1. Tyrion
2. Yoren
3. Davos

Gals:
1. Dany
2. Arya
3. Melisandre

Creatures
1. Greywind
2. Drogon
3. Craster

#10 Arkash

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 05:16 PM

Guys:
- Varys.
- Joffrey.
- Roose.

Gals:
- Arya.
- Cersei.
- Dany.

Creatures:
- Ghost.
- Drogon.
- ...

Mentions to:
- Yara.
- Yoren.
- Saladhor Saan.
- Tywin.
- Balon.
- Davos.

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 05:23 PM

Guys:

1. Tyrion

2. Varys

3. Theon

4. Bran


Gals:

1. Catelyn

2. Melissandre

3. Cersei

4. Brienne


Creatures:

1. Drogon

2. Shadowbaby

3. Joffrey

4. Grey Wind


Honourable mention: Everyone else /biggrin.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':D' />


Edited by PrinceRhaegar, 01 May 2012 - 05:28 PM.


#12 David Selig

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 05:44 PM

Guys:
1. Theon
2. Tywin
3. Varys

Gals:
1. Catelyn
2. Arya
3. Margaery

Creatures:
1. Drogon
2. Shadowbaby

#13 Davos55

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 06:18 PM

Guys:
1. Tyrion
2. Davos
3. Tywin
4. Varys/Theon


Ladies:
1. Arya
2. Cat
3. Mel
4. Dany


Creatures:
1. Ghost
2. Summer
3. Drogon
4. Grey Wind (where are Shaggydog and Nymeria?!?)

Side Characters: (sorry for excess here)
1. Bronn
2. Yoren
3. Roose Bolton
4. Balon
5. Hallyne
6. Hot Pie
7. Maester Luwin
8. Irri

Edited by Davos55, 01 May 2012 - 06:19 PM.


#14 Meg Stark

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 06:28 PM

Guys:
-Tyrion
-Davos
-Jorah

Girls:
-Arya
-Brienne
-Margery

Creatures:
-Grey Wind
-Drogon
-Summer

#15 Pellaeon

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 03:11 AM

Guys:
1. Tyrion
2. Tywin
3. Bronn
4.Jaquen Hagar

Gals:
1. Arya
2. Brienne
3. Sansa
4. Cersei

Creatures
1. Ghost
2. Drogon

Edited by Pellaeon, 02 May 2012 - 03:11 AM.


#16 Dragon of Valyria

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 03:12 AM

Guys
I. Dinklage (need I explain?)
II. Gleeson (he's got awful to an artform)
III. Allen (hate the character, but he's good at showing turmoil)

Girls
I. Turner (very good at acting with just expressions. very subtle performance)
II. Williams (another one that doesn't need much explanation)
III. Clarke (good change in character... a little more stilted, but I think that fits the situation)

Creatures:
Really?

Honorable mentions:
Dance (sublime contempt played perfectly)
uh, person who plays Stannis. Don't know his name, sorry. (really didn't like the casting at first, but he's grown on me)
Dormer (different from what I expected, but perfect for the character as reimagined)

Edited by Dragon of Valyria, 02 May 2012 - 03:16 AM.


#17 The Lord Commander's Raven

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 03:43 AM

Guys:
1. Tyrion
2. Jaqen H'ghar
3. Tie: Bronn / Jorah Mormont

Girls:
1. Arya
2. Irri
3. Dany

Unfortunately, I have been rather disappointed at the casting as I feel many cast actors do no resemble the characters as written or displayed remarkably poor acting performances. I think Lena Headly is a poor Cersei, though I love her in other roles and the Tully sisters were miscast. I suppose the financial incentives provided dictacted as certain number of local actors to be cast, but I feel that many of the castings were off base.

Edited by The Lord Commander's Raven, 02 May 2012 - 03:50 AM.


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 04:07 AM

1. Joffrey
2. Davos
3. Tywin

1. Arya
2. Cersei
3. Catelyn

1. Grey Wind
2. Ghost
3. Drogon

#19 TheEvilKing

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 04:45 AM

Guys:
1. Tyrion
2. Joffrey
3. Tywin
4. Yoren

Girls:
1. Margaery
2. Cersei
3. Cat
4. Yara

Creatures:
1. Hodor
2. Brienne

#20 Thorny Issues

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 02:46 PM

Guys (sorry, can't have only 4):
1. Varys
2. Tyrion
3. Tywin
4. Bronn
5. Samwell
6. Davos

Gals:
1. Arya
..........[then miles below, yet still good]...........
2. Sansa
3. Osha
4. Cat

Creatures:
1. Ghost
2. Drogon
3. Grey wind

Honourable mentions:
1. Stannis
2. Saladhor Saan
3. Yoren
4. Mel
5. Pyat Pree
6. Hot pie
7. Theon
8. Balon
9. Joffrey

Edited by Thorny Issues, 02 May 2012 - 02:48 PM.