Game of Thrones

Season 1 Episode 5

The Wolf and the Lion

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Aired Sunday 9:00 PM May 15, 2011 on HBO
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    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.

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    Sean Bean

    Sean Bean

    Eddard Stark

    Mark Addy

    Mark Addy

    Robert Baratheon

    Nikolaj Coster Waldau

    Nikolaj Coster Waldau

    Jaime Lannister

    Michelle Fairley

    Michelle Fairley

    Catelyn Stark

    Lena Headey

    Lena Headey

    Cersei Lannister

    Aidan Gillen

    Aidan Gillen

    Petyr Baelish aka "Littlefinger"

    Robert Sterne (II)

    Robert Sterne (II)

    The Royal Steward

    Guest Star

    Roger Allam

    Roger Allam

    Illyrio Mopatis

    Guest Star

    Emun Elliott

    Emun Elliott

    Marillion

    Guest Star

    Donald Sumpter

    Donald Sumpter

    Maester Luwin

    Recurring Role

    Conleth Hill

    Conleth Hill

    Lord Varys

    Recurring Role

    Jamie Sives

    Jamie Sives

    Jory Cassel

    Recurring Role

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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.

    • 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.

      • Petyr Baelish: All desires are valid to a man with a full purse.

      • Tyrion Lannister: The Eyrie. They say it's impregnable.
        Bronn
        : Give me ten good men and some climbing spikes...I'll impregnate the bitch.

      • Tyrion Lannister: A Lannister always pays his debts.

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