Game of Thrones - Season 1, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes


Critic Consensus: Veering slightly from the source material, "Baelor" sports excellent performances and a bold, unprecedented climax.

Episode Info

With Sansas's life in danger, Ned makes a fateful decision. Catelyn brokers an unsavory deal. Tyrion is forced to fight on the front lines. Robb captures a prized prisoner. Jon discovers a dark secret about Maester Aemon.


Sean Bean
as Eddard "Ned" Stark
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
as Jaime Lannister
Peter Dinklage
as Tyrion Lannister
Lena Headey
as Cersei Lannister
Aidan Gillen
as Petyr Baelish
Kit Harington
as Jon Snow
Emilia Clarke
as Daenerys Targaryen
Michelle Fairley
as Catelyn Stark
Richard Madden
as Robb Stark
Charles Dance
as Tywin Lannister
Alfie Allen
as Theon Greyjoy
Jack Gleeson
as Joffrey Baratheon
Iain Glen
as Jorah Mormont
Jason Momoa
as Khal Drogo
Maisie Williams
as Arya Stark
David Bradley
as Walder Frey
Rory McCann
as Sandor "The Hound" Clegane
Sophie Turner
as Sansa Stark
Peter Vaughan
as Maester Aemon
Dar Salim
as Qotho
Mia Soteriou
as Mirri Maz Duur
James Cosmo
as Jeor Mormont
Ron Donachie
as Ser Rodrick Cassel
John Bradley
as Samwell Tarly
Julian Glover
as Grand Maester Pycelle
Clive Mantle
as Greatjon Umber
Wilko Johnson
as Ser Ilyn Payne
Elyes Gabel
as Rakharo
Ian Gelder
as Kevan Lannister
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Critic reviews for Baelor

Wish I could say I saw that coming, but I didn't.

March 21, 2016 | Full Review…

It was brilliant.

April 10, 2019 | Full Review…

Yes, there were some touching moments... but it would have been much more satisfying to have seen Jaime Lannister taught a lesson by the Stark banner men.

April 10, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The tension [is] building and building as we witness one major event after another.

March 14, 2019 | Full Review…

His [Sean Bean (Ned Stark)] presence was reassuring and comforting.

March 14, 2019 | Full Review…

Game of Thrones has proved it doesn't care much for our expectations, and only made them higher.

March 14, 2019 | Full Review…

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