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    The 20 Best "Game Of Thrones" Episodes, Ranked

    These episodes prove why Game of Thrones was the best show of the 2010s.

    Game of Thrones was a phenomenon like no other.

     Still from Game of Thrones: Drogon flying back to one of the castles

    20. "The Queen's Justice" (Season 7, Episode 3)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Jon Snow faces Daenerys in the throne room of Dragonstone,

    19. "Winter is Coming" (Season 1, Episode 1)

    Still from Game of Thrones: The Stark family stand in a row in the courtyard at Winterfell

    18. "The Bear and the Maiden Fair" (Season 3, Episode 7)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Brienne fights a bear with a wooden sword

    17. "And Now His Watch Is Ended" (Season 3, Episode 4)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Arya stands in the forest

    16. "The Laws of Gods and Men" (Season 4, Episode 6)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Tyrion stands trial in a crowded thrown room

    15. "Book of the Stranger" (Season 6, Episode 4)

    14. "A Golden Crown" (Season 1, Episode 6)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Khal Drogo looks at a screaming Viserys who has molten gold encasing his head

    13. "Fire and Blood" (Season 1, Episode 10)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Daenerys is covered in ashes with a baby dragon on her shoulder

    12. "Blackwater" (Season 2, Episode 9)

    Game of Thrones still: green wildfire explodes over the water as shoulders watch on from the castle

    11. "The Watchers on the Wall" (Season 4, Episode 9)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Jon Snow cradles Ygritte's dead body in his arm as battle wages around him

    10. "The Dragon and the Wolf" (Season 7, Episode 7)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Jon Snow and Daenerys look at each other at the entrance to her bed chambers

    9. "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms" (Season 8, Episode 2)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Brienne kneels before Jaime as he knights her with his sword; Davos, Tyrion, Tormund and Podrick look on in the background

    8. "The Lion and the Rose" (Season 4, Episode 2)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Joffrey clasps his hand to his throat with a shocked look on his face

    7. "Hardhome" (Season 5, Episode 8)

    Still from Game of Thrones: close up of The Night King standing in front of hordes of wights at Hardhome

    6. "The Door" (Season 6, Episode 5)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Hodor stands against a tree-covered door looking pained

    5. "Kissed by Fire" (Season 3, Episode 5)

    Still from Game of Thrones: a dirty and bloody Jaime Lannister sits in a bath, looking upset

    4. "The Rains of Castamere" (Season 3, Episode 9)

    3. "Baelor" (Season 1, Episode 9)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Ned Stark kneels as an executioner swings a sword above his head; Joffrey looks on smiling, Cersei watches concerned and Sansa is screaming, being held back by a guard. A crowd watches from the castle in the background.

    2. "Battle of the Bastards" (Season 6, Episode 9)

    Still from Game of Thrones: Jon Snow stands with his back to the camera, holding a sword, as soldiers on horses charge towards him

    1. "The Winds of Winter" (Season 6, Episode 10)

    Still from Game Of Thrones: Daenerys looking out into the ocean along with Tyrion and Missandei