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Season 2 – House of the Dragon

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89% Tomatometer 183 Reviews 87% Audience Score 2,500+ Ratings
The reign of House Targaryen begins with this prequel to popular HBO series "Game of Thrones;" based on George R.R. Martin's "Fire & Blood," "House of the Dragon" is set nearly 200 years before the events of "Game of Thrones," telling the story of the Targaryen civil war with King Viserys I Targaryen's children battling for control of the Iron Throne. Read More Read Less
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Approaching its dynastic cataclysm with a deliberate stride rather than a charging gallop, House of the Dragon carefully sets up its emotional stakes to make the fiery spectacle all the more scorching.

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Phillip Maciak The New Republic This story began as a footnote, and House of the Dragon has yet to prove itself as more than an annotation. Jun 27, 2024 Full Review Camilla Long Times (UK) I’m mostly watching it for Olivia Cooke as the poisonous Alicent, a proto-Cersei Lannister. Jun 24, 2024 Full Review Hugo Rifkind Times (UK) In the first series one bunch of these Milky Bar Kid dragonlords bickered with another bunch over who got to sit on the Iron Throne. Nothing much has changed. Jun 21, 2024 Full Review Alan French Sunshine State Cineplex Once again, House of the Dragon turned up more excellent imagery. Honestly, it's hard to stop raving about how much more visually complex this season has been than last season. It's an absolute joy to watch. Rated: 9/10 Jul 22, 2024 Full Review Lissete Lanuza Sáenz Fangirlish If House of the Dragon were a character, it would be Daemon Targaryen, and as much as some people love Daemon, as much as we love him, no one ever truly says those words as a straight-up compliment. Jul 1, 2024 Full Review Valentina Morillo El Español (Spain) I've watched 4 episodes and I can say that not only surpassed the first season, but has the potential to overshadow the original series. Watching each episode is an event these weeks, and in the Targaryen Civil War, the viewers are the winners. Jul 1, 2024 Full Review Read all reviews

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Allister B Season 1 was great. Clever story arc and no fluff. Season 2 drops the ball and apart from a simplistic “war is bad” theme it lacks depth Rated 2 out of 5 stars 07/24/24 Full Review Chris S hmain part I found annoying of this season so far, is the Daemon seemed to be going crazy, and taking way too long to do it!! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 07/24/24 Full Review Ty L Some serious hatred over one scene which is TOTALLY ON PAR with the book. In the book, it was heavily rumored that Rhaenyra was Bi and hooked up with Laena, another one of Daemons lovers. The rest of the episode was fantastic Rated 5 out of 5 stars 07/24/24 Full Review Farzad J Honestly i don’t know what is good in this story is bad acting terrible dialogue are herendous . Can’t stand it no idea what people love about this Rated 1 out of 5 stars 07/24/24 Full Review Himinglaeva E I enjoy some of the characters but their development in season 2 has slowed to snails pace. It’s like you have to wait 20 years now to reach an anticlimactic ending. You can start watching these at 30 and by the time it’s in its finally you’ve buried your grandparents and parents. Can they milk it any further? Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 07/24/24 Full Review Barney M Season 2 has been endless loops of Daemon tripping off his head with no progress. Princess Rhaenyra is not charismatic in this series and is constantly complaining. The supporting cast have no presence, see the war council for Princess Rhaenyra, are any of them memorable? Real dip in story telling from season 1 which I loved. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 07/24/24 Full Review Read all reviews
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Episodes

Episode 1 Aired Jun 16, 2024 A Son for a Son Westeros is on the brink of a bloody civil war as the Green and Black Councils take up arms for King Aegon and Queen Rhaenyra, respectively. Details Episode 2 Aired Jun 23, 2024 Rhaenyra the Cruel Both Alicent and Rhaenyra are facing the consequences of the murder of king Ageon's heir; Otto schemes to turn the public against her, Rhaenyra questions Daemon쨈s loyalty. Details Episode 3 Aired Jun 30, 2024 The Burning Mill As ancient grudges resurface, Rhaenys suggests that Alicent may see reason while the men around her seek bloodshed; Ser Criston proposes a bold scheme; Daemon arrives at Harrenhal to raise an army for the Blacks. Details Episode 4 Aired Jul 7, 2024 The Red Dragon and the Gold In Rhaenyra and Daemon's absence, Rhaenys tries to steady the Black Council as Cole mounts a campaign into the Crownlands. Details Episode 5 Aired Jul 14, 2024 Regent As the Greens consider how to fill a void on Aegon´s Council, Daemon tries to persuade the Brackens to bend the knee. Details Episode 6 Aired Jul 21, 2024 Smallfolk With few options left, Rhaenyra embarks on a risky venture, while Aemond takes steps to reshape the Green Council. Details Episode 7 Airs Sun Jul 28 The story of the Targaryen civil war with King Viserys I Targaryen's children battling for control of the Iron Throne. Details Episode 8 Airs Sun Aug 4 The story of the Targaryen civil war with King Viserys I Targaryen's children battling for control of the Iron Throne. Details
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Season Info

Director
Geeta Vasant Patel, Andrij Parekh, Alan Taylor, Clare Kilner
Creator
Ryan Condal, George R.R. Martin
Executive Producer
George R.R. Martin, Ryan Condal, Sara Hess, Alan Taylor, Melissa Bernstein, Kevin De La Noy, Loni Peristere, Vince Gerardis, Miguel Sapochnik
Screenwriter
Ryan Condal, Sara Hess
Network
HBO
Rating
TV-MA
Genre
Drama, Fantasy
Original Language
English
Release Date
Jun 16, 2024