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The Spoils of War


Critic Score

Critic Consensus: "The Spoils of War" delivers arguably the greatest battle sequence of the series so far, in exciting, epic, fiery spectacle.

Episode Info

Jon gives a history lesson on the Children of the Forest and the First Men to Daenerys, who later unleashes the fury of her Dothraki horde and Drogon on the Roseroad. Meanwhile, the reunions continue at Winterfell with the return of another Stark; and Cersei mulls her next move once the Crown's debts are repaid to the Iron Bank.

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Network: HBO
Air Date: Aug 6, 2017
Directed By:
Written By: ,


Peter Dinklage
as Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Walda...
as Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey
as Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke
as Daenerys Targaryen
Aidan Gillen
as Petyr Baelish
Kit Harington
as Jon Snow
Diana Rigg
as Lady Olenna Tyrell
Sophie Turner
as Sansa Stark
Maisie Williams
as Arya Stark
Alfie Allen
as Theon Greyjoy
John Bradley
as Samwell Tarly
Liam Cunningham
as Davos Seaworth
Iain Glen
as Jorah Mormont
James Faulkner
as Randyll Tarly
Tom Hopper
as Dickon Tarly
Ellie Kendrick
as Meera Reed
Mark Gatiss
as Tycho Nestoris
Kristofer Hivju
as Tormund Giantsbane
Daniel Portman
as Podrick Payne
Indira Varma
as Ellaria Sand
Rory McCann
as Sandor "The Hound" C...
Staz Nair
as Qhono
Noah Syndergaard
as Lannister soldier
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Critic reviews for The Spoils of War

Daenerys gets her dragon on, big time. What was it Olenna Tyrell said to her the other week? "Be the dragon." Well, she's only gone and done it. Burn baby burn, it's a Dany inferno.

February 15, 2018 | Full Review…
The Age (Australia)

Game of Thrones likes to have its cake and eat it, too, especially when it comes to war and its wide-ranging consequences.

February 14, 2018 | Full Review…
Consequence of Sound

The Spoils of War is an apt title for those who have slogged decades of waiting for this kind of payoff, and our only hope now is that Season 7's final three can trim the saga into one coherent story

October 16, 2017 | Full Review…

"The Spoils of War" was Game of Thrones at its finest.

September 1, 2017 | Full Review…
The Week

Game of Thrones brought to screen one of the best, most well choreographed, emotionally charged and stunningly shot battle scenes with The Spoils of War.

August 29, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Hindustan Times

The Spoils Of War represented the show firing (pun intended) on all cylinders, both emotionally and on the action front.

August 24, 2017 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…
Empire Magazine

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