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Game of Thrones May Episodes: “The Climb,” “The Bear and the Maiden Fair,” “Second Sons”

By on April 18, 2013
Image © HBO

Image © HBO

Courtesy of HBO, we have first details on Game of Thrones’ May episodes to share. Details on May 5th’s “The Climb,” May 12th’s “The Bear and the Maiden Fair” and May 19th’s “Second Sons” follow below.


Episode #26: “The Climb”
Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 5 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: May 5 (11:00 p.m.), 6 (11:45 p.m.), 7 (11:00 p.m.), 8 (10:00 p.m.), 9 (9:30 p.m.) and 11 (11:40 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 6 (9:00 p.m.), 9 (11:00 p.m.), 10 (midnight) and 12 (4:00 p.m.)

Tywin (Charles Dance) plans strategic unions for the Lannisters. Melisandre (Carice van Houten) visits the Riverlands. Robb (Richard Madden) weighs a compromise to repair his alliance with House Frey. Roose Bolton (Michael McElhatton) decides what to do with Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). Jon (Kit Harington), Ygritte (Rose Leslie) and the Wildlings face a daunting climb.

Written for television by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss; directed by Alik Sakharov.

Episode #27: “The Bear and the Maiden Fair”
Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: May 12 (11:00 p.m.), 13 (11:15 p.m.), 14 (11:00 p.m.), 15 (10:00 p.m.), 16 (9:30 p.m.) and 18 (midnight)
HBO2 playdates: May 13 (9:00 p.m.), 16 (11:05 p.m.), 17 (midnight) and 19 (3:00 p.m.), and June 7 (10:00 p.m.)

Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) exchanges gifts with a slave lord outside Yunkai. As Sansa (Sophie Turner) frets about her prospects, Shae (Sibel Kekilli) chafes at Tyrion’s (Peter Dinklage) new situation. Tywin counsels the king, and Melisandre reveals a secret to Gendry (Joe Dempsie). Brienne (Gwendoline Christie) faces a formidable foe in Harrenhal.

Written for television by George R. R. Martin; directed by Michelle MacLaren.

Episode #28: “Second Sons”
Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: May 19 (11:00 p.m.), 20 (12:05 a.m.), 21 (11:00 p.m.), 22 (10:00 p.m.), 23 (9:30 p.m.) and 25 (1:15 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: May 20 (9:00 p.m.), 23 (11:00 p.m.), 24 (midnight) and 26 (3:30 p.m.), and June 7 (11:00 p.m.)

King’s Landing hosts a wedding, and Tyrion and Sansa spend the night together. Daenerys meets the Titan’s Bastard. Davos (Liam Cunningham) demands proof from Melisandre. Sam (John Bradley) and Gilly (Hannah Murray) meet an older gentleman.

Written for television by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss; directed by Michelle MacLaren.