Game of Thrones Episode (4×08) Review – “The Mountain and the Viper”

Posted May 19, 2014 by @Angelized_1st in Entertainment, Game of Thrones, Television, TV Reviews / 0 Comments


Game of Thrones Reminded Fans Why They Should Be Careful What They Wish For

This week’s episode of Game of Thrones offered up the most horrific death to date during the much anticipated battle between Oberyn “The Red Viper” Martell and Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane. As Tyrion’s life hung in the balance until the fight decided whether he would be convicted of murder or freed, viewers were reminded that they need to be careful what they wish for. Following Lysa Aaron’s Baelish’s “suicide”, some strange investigation began looking into her mysterious death. Though the investigators may not have believed the words coming out of Littlefinger’s mouth, Sansa Stark Lannister managed to save Petyr’s hide with her brand of mixing bald-faced lies in with the truth. Sam’s choice of “safe haven” for Gilly and her babe continued to prove to be the worse decision ever then the Wildlings attacked Mole Town. Now that the savages are almost at Castle Black, maybe now Thorne and his cronies will begin listening to Jon Snow. Probably not. Meanwhile across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys discovered Jorah’s treachery from season 1 of reporting her business to King Robert “The Usurper” Baratheon in exchange for a pardon. Never mind Jorah quit acting as a double agent the moment he fell head over heels in love with Dany. Dany gave Jorah the boot, leaving her one advisor short. “The Mountain and the Viper” may not have been the most action packed episode, and much of it seemed like the episode was treading water, but the ending more than made up for this oversight. Besides, all of the “unnecessary” scenes will most likely end up hella important later on as usual, so I hope you were paying attention. Now that you’re all caught up, let’s discuss the episode! (Cont…)


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