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    The Definitive Ranking Of Every "House Of The Dragon" Season 1 Episode

    We can surely all agree on number one.

    Warning: Spoilers for Season one of House of the Dragon ahead!

    Season 1 of House of the Dragon featured 10 tense episodes that took place over the course of more than 20 years. With multiple time jumps and cast changes, the season did a lot of heavy lifting on the storytelling front — with somewhat mixed results. Overall, though, it was thrilling viewing, with several really strong episodes.

    Milly Alcock plays teen Rhaenyra while Emma D'Arcy plays adult Rhaenyra

    Here's a look at the whole season, from the worst episode to the best...

    10. Season 1, Episode 2 — "The Rogue Prince"

    Viserys holds Alicent's hands in his chambers

    9. Season 1, Episode 9 — "The Green Council"

    Aemond holds Aegon around the neck

    8. Season 1, Episode 3 — "Second of His Name"

    Daemon, Vaemond and Laenor stand wearing armor; Daemon holds a scroll and looks dirtied and bloodied

    7. Season 1, Episode 10 — "The Black Queen"

    A pregnant Rhaenyra embraces Luke's face in front of the painted table

    6. Season 1, Episode 4 — "King of the Narrow Sea"

    Alicent and Rhaenyra face each other looking distressed

    5. Season 1, Episode 5 — "We Light the Way"

    Viserys stands next to Rhaenyra at the head table during Rhaenyra and Laenor's engagement feast in the Throne Room

    4. Season 1, Episode 6 — "The Princess and the Queen"

    Laenor and Rhaenyra stand in Alicent's chamber, Rhaenyra holds her baby

    3. Season 1, Episode 1 — "The Heirs of the Dragon"

    Viserys, Rhaenyra and the other characters stand at Aemma's funeral

    2. Season 1, Episode 7 — "Driftmark"

    Alicent attacks Rhaenyra with a dagger

    1. Season 1, Episode 8 — "The Lord of the Tides"

    Viserys and his family sit around a long dinner table

    What was your fave episode of Season 1 of House of the Dragon?

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