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The Best Episodes of Game of Thrones Season 4

Every episode of Game of Thrones Season 4 ranked from best to worst. Discover the Best Episodes of Game of Thrones Season 4!

Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDramaAction & Adventure

Season 4 Highlight

The best episode of "Game of Thrones" season 4 is "Two Swords", rated 9/10 from 38796 user votes. It was directed by D.B. Weiss and written by D.B. Weiss, David Benioff. "Two Swords" aired on 4/6/2014 and is rated 0.7 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Lion and the Rose".

  • Two Swords
    9.0/10 38,796 votes

    #1 - Two Swords

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2014-04-06

    Tyrion welcomes a guest to King’s Landing. At Castle Black, Jon Snow finds himself unwelcome. Dany is pointed to Meereen, the mother of all slave cities. Arya runs into an old friend.

    Director: D.B. Weiss

    Writer: D.B. Weiss, David Benioff

  • The Lion and the Rose
    9.7/10 60,661 votes

    #2 - The Lion and the Rose

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-04-13

    Tyrion lends Jaime a hand. Joffrey and Margaery host a breakfast. At Dragonstone, Stannis loses patience with Davos. Ramsay finds a purpose for his pet. North of the Wall, Bran sees where they must go.

    Director: Alex Graves

    Writer: George R. R. Martin

  • Breaker of Chains
    8.7/10 33,542 votes

    #3 - Breaker of Chains

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2014-04-20

    Tyrion ponders his options. Tywin extends an olive branch. Sam realizes Castle Black isn’t safe, and Jon proposes a bold plan. The Hound teaches Arya the way things are. Dany chooses her champion.

    Director: Alex Graves

    Writer: D.B. Weiss, David Benioff

  • Oathkeeper
    8.7/10 32,345 votes

    #4 - Oathkeeper

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2014-04-27

    Dany balances justice and mercy. Jaime tasks Brienne with his honor. Jon secures volunteers while Bran, Jojen, Meera and Hodor stumble on shelter.

    Director: Michelle MacLaren

    Writer: Bryan Cogman

  • First of His Name
    8.6/10 31,621 votes

    #5 - First of His Name

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2014-05-04

    After Tommen is crowned the King of the Seven Kingdoms, Cersei and Tywin plan the Crown's next move. Meanwhile, Dany weighs her future plans regarding Westeros and Slaver's Bay. Sansa and Lord Baelish arrive at the Eyrie and Jon Snow along with men from the Night's Watch attacks Craster's Keep.

    Director: Michelle MacLaren

    Writer: D.B. Weiss, David Benioff

  • The Laws of Gods and Men
    9.7/10 58,911 votes

    #6 - The Laws of Gods and Men

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-05-11

    Stannis makes a deal with the Iron Bank of Braavos. Yara and her troops storm the Dreadfort to free Theon. Meanwhile, Daenerys meets Hizdar zo Loraq and her other supplicants. And the day of Tyrion's trial has come where Tyrion faces his father.

    Director: Alik Sakharov

    Writer: Bryan Cogman

  • Mockingbird
    9.0/10 34,836 votes

    #7 - Mockingbird

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2014-05-18

    Tyrion gains an unlikely ally; Daario asks Dany to allow him to do what he does best; Jon's warnings about the vulnerability of the Wall are ignored; Brienne follows a new lead.

    Director: Alik Sakharov

    Writer: D.B. Weiss, David Benioff

  • The Mountain and the Viper
    9.7/10 60,373 votes

    #8 - The Mountain and the Viper

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-06-01

    Unexpected visitors arrive in Mole's Town. With assistance from Theon, Ramsay proves himself to his father, Lord Bolton. Littlefinger's motives are questioned when Sansa reveals the fate of Lysa Arryn to other lords of the Vale. Daenerys finds out a secret about Jorah Mormont. Tyrion's fate is decided.

    Director: Alex Graves

    Writer: D.B. Weiss, David Benioff

  • The Watchers on the Wall
    9.6/10 53,145 votes

    #9 - The Watchers on the Wall

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2014-06-08

    Jon Snow and the Night's Watch face a big challenge.

    Director: Neil Marshall

    Writer: D.B. Weiss, David Benioff

  • The Children
    9.6/10 51,859 votes

    #10 - The Children

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-06-15

    Circumstances change after an unexpected arrival from north of the Wall. Dany must face harsh realities. Bran learns more about his destiny. Tyrion sees the truth about his situation.

    Director: Alex Graves

    Writer: D.B. Weiss, David Benioff