House of the Dragon (2022)

Scripted "All must choose."TV Show
Audience Score
84
Review Score
60
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The Targaryen dynasty is at the absolute apex of its power, with more than 15 dragons under their yoke. Most empires crumble from such heights. In the case of the Targaryens, their slow fall begins when King Viserys breaks with a century of tradition by naming his daughter Rhaenyra heir to the Iron Throne. But when Viserys later fathers a son, the court is shocked when Rhaenyra retains her status as his heir, and seeds of division sow friction across the realm.
DirectorsGeeta PatelClare KilnerMiguel Sapochnik
WritersRyan CondalRyan CondalIra Parker

House of the Dragon Review

‘House of the Dragon’, which just premiered on HBO and HBO Max, represents an attempt to draw back the ‘Game of Thrones’ faithful to the world of Westeros.How you respond to that attempt, will likely be impacted by your reaction to the final couple of seasons of the original show. There are those who enjoyed ‘Game of Thrones’ for its entire run, or those who felt it began to stumble as the end drew nearer, the pace ramped up and decisions had to be made that deviated from novelist George R.

R. Martin’s books – especially as the show began to outpace the source material.And then there are those who have sworn never to return, claiming disgust at late-hour plot turns such as Daenerys Targaryen’s (Emilia Clarke)’s torching King’s Landing and various armies in her vengeful quest for power.This new prequel has something of an uphill batter to reclaim the hearts, minds and eyes of that last group, but for those still open to another round of pass-the-throne, ‘House of the

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Season 2

Season 2

Jun 16, 2024
Season 1

Season 1

Aug 21, 2022
Specials

Specials

Aug 21, 2022

TV Show Details

Air Date:August 21st, 2022

Last Air Date:October 23rd, 2022

Network:HBO
Status:Returning Series
Original Language:English
Production Companies:HBO, Bastard Sword, 1:26 Pictures, GRRM
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