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Game of Thrones | Season 5 Episode 7 LIVE Recap

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Rob Cesternino and guest co-host Antonio Mazzaro recap the Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 7 with a review of “The Gift”.

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  • StephenDrabek

    What the heck is up with that Bronn and Tyene Sand scene? Was the “antidote” actually poison? If it was real, why did she save him? (P.S.- Sam the Slayer has graduated to Sam the Player)

    • jon dunn

      That was one of the worst scenes of the series.

  • jon dunn

    Episodes 6 and 7 were the sure weak points of the season.

    • Sidd

      The weakest? They’ve been the only two episodes this season where stuff has actually happened.

  • jon dunn

    Stannis and Jon are the best things about this season. Looking forward to more of them next week. Sansa storyline has been great up until now, hoping for redemption soon.

  • Spencer Mann

    With all due respect to how dreadful the sand snake plotline is, I feel that having the antidote is one of the few things that actually does make sense. What if she accidentally touched the blade she uses in battle? It seems very strategic to have the antidote on hand for your own personal use.

    • jon dunn

      Makes sense for her to have it yes, but that entire scene made no sense otherwise.

    • Spencer Watson

      I agree. If you regularly poison daggers and keep those daggers close to you then you would definitely want to have the antidote to that poison readily available at all times. Something you might not think about if you don’t regularly handle poisoned daggers…

    • Aura

      Maybe the point of the scene is that now there is no antidote. Perhaps the dagger will come back and kill someone else (Jaime?). I don’t know, maybe it was just a stupid scene.

    • HomerBrannon1

      I really liked that scene, for a couple of reasons.

  • jon dunn

    Idk what Rob doesn’t get. Mel has proven she can do stuff with King’s Blood. That’s why Mel wants to use Shireen for another round of blood magic.

  • jon dunn

    Hoster Tully was the first to die of old age.

    • gabriel caswell

      Good thinking! Forgot about him…

  • Reynaldo Hernandez Aponte

    Wow this season has been the worst imo. Rob you ask about the Cersei plotcan’t wait to you get to that ook.heh,heh, it’s similar, buut. You’ll seee.Anyway, why did they build up Darth Sansa just o have her be as stupid as always? Really Gilly after attempted rape you want to get it on? Cool.. I guess. The Sand was for boobies sake,At least he ending made me smile a bit. Are you enjoying the season? As a book reader, I am not enjoying the changes. Also sarifice Shireen?Really? Seriously? Well seeing how things have gone I shouldn’t be surprised.

  • Reynaldo Hernandez Aponte

    i think the blond guy works for Littlefinger, the blond who ratted out Loras.

    • swift00001

      Yup i have that hunch aswell

    • Giantpinkmast

      He does. He works in his brothel

  • Reynaldo Hernandez Aponte

    Nope the other leeh was for Balon Greyjoy. Reek/Theon’s father. Who we haven’t seen perish.

  • Every Dany/Daario scene for 2 seasons now has been completely cringeworthy. Those two have zero chemistry and the writing is just awful for their dialogue.

    Also, I brought this up on Book Club a couple of weeks ago. It’s pretty clear why Mel would want Shireen to travel with them, but why the hell would Stannis ever agree to have his wife and child be on the war march with them instead of staying at Castle Black. It makes zero sense.

    • Sidd

      The witch insisted they go. He’s been her puppet this entire series basically.

  • Sidd

    Cerise overplayed her hand.

  • Beefcake

    Instead of killing Shireen, do you think Melissandra would settle for Shirin?

    Just a thought.

  • Rory

    Just to note, Maester Aemon’s brother is not the mad king Aerys. The brother he’s calling out to (Aegon the 4th – egg) was the mad king’s grandfather.

  • Kolohe

    There’s a third possibility for the act that spurred Cerci’s arrest (that y’all discuss about the 17 1/2 minute point)

    Lancel doesn’t necessarily confess all his sins during his baptism by branding iron, so the High Sparrow doesn’t know any more than the usual gossip and rumors. Baelish, though, gives him (Lancel, not the High Sparrow) a nudge at the right time (i.e. after he tells the Queen of Thorns ‘I have a young man’) and then the High Sparrow is presented with concrete evidence to act on in the form of Lancel’s testimony.

  • Giantpinkmast

    Stannis still tryin to put his skinny red mast in that firebush