By Hillary Busis
Updated March 23, 2012 at 09:47 PM EDT
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  • TV Show
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  • HBO

For Game of Thrones fans, waiting for the series to return on April 1 is about as excruciating as being trapped in one of the Eyrie’s sky cells. Thankfully, watching this new, 22-minute-long featurette should make the next week move a little faster.

Though most of its run time is devoted to reintroducing characters and summarizing the events of season 1, the mini-movie also includes plenty of catnip for fans who know the series backward and forward (Daenerys as a brunette! Tyrion speaking in an American accent!). Plus, around 16 minutes and 30 seconds in, it shifts into a discussion about season 2 — and gives peeks at highly anticipated new characters like Melisandre, Davos the Onion Knight, and Dany’s dragons.

Watch the featurette for yourself below — then head to the comments to dissect it like Ilyn Payne dissected Ned Stark. (Err…spoiler alert?)

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Episode Recaps

Game of Thrones

HBO's epic fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin's novel series 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'

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  • TV Show
seasons
  • 8
episodes
  • 73
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  • TV-MA
creator
  • David Benioff
  • D.B. Weiss
network
  • HBO
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