Best and worst moments in Game Of Thrones

Over eight seasons of the hit fantasy series Game Of Thrones, the top moments have been the ones when viewers realised that this show was going to break rules and upend expectations.

Fans knew it was fond of killing off favourites - see Oberyn Martell's (Pedro Pascal) death under the thumbs of The Mountain (Hafthor Julius Bjornsson) - and it liked to slow things down so viewers could see the deaths in gory detail.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 21, 2019, with the headline 'Best and worst moments in Game Of Thrones'. Print Edition | Subscribe