Game of Thrones

The Wolf and the Lion

Season 1, Ep 5, Aired 5/15/11
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  • Episode Description
  • Catelyn takes Tyrion to be judged by her sister and Jon Arryn's widow, Lysa Aryyn of the Vale. Ned clashes with Robert over his plan for the Targaryens. Arya overhears a plot regarding her father.

  • Fan Reviews (12)
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    By deborahcousler, Jan 10, 2015

  • The Wolf and the Lion

    By AJLane-TCP, Apr 08, 2012

  • The wit, the writing, the smarts, even some sex, this episode has it all!

    By ZaleIsBackAgain, Dec 05, 2011

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    By thefanof, May 18, 2011

  • The Wolf and the Lion

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  • Quotes (8)

    • Cersei Lannister: Was it ever possible for us? Was there ever a time, ever a moment?
      Robert Baratheon: No. (pauses) Does that make you feel better or worse?
      Cersei Lannister: It doesn't make me feel anything.

    • Eddard Stark: Jon was a man of peace. He was Hand for seventeen years, seventeen good years. Why kill him?
      Lord Varys: He started asking questions.

    • Cersei Lannister: What was she like?
      Robert Baratheon: You've never asked about her, not once. Why not?
      Cersei Lannister: At first, just saying her name, even in private, felt like I was breathing life back into her. I thought that if I didn't talk about her, she'd just fade away for you. When I realized that wasn't going to happen, I refused to ask out of spite. I didn't want to give you the satisfaction of thinking I cared enough to ask. Eventually it became clear that my spite didn't mean anything to you. As far as I could tell, you actually enjoyed it.
      Robert Baratheon: So why now?
      Cersei Lannister: What harm could Lyanna Stark's ghost do to either of us that we haven't done to each other a hundred times over?

    • Bronn: You need a woman. Nothing like a woman after a fight.
      Tyrion Lannister: (both look toward Catelyn Stark) I'm willing if she is.

    • Robert Baratheon: (to Eddard Stark, about the Seven Kingdoms) Do you think it's honor that's keeping the peace? It's fear--fear and blood.

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    Trivia (1)

    • The title for this episode, "The Wolf and the Lion", refers to the Starks and the Lannisters respectively. A direwolf is the sigil of house Stark and a lion the sigil of house Lannister.

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