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EW's Game of Thrones Weekly podcast debates the darkness of 'The Long Night'

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type
TV Show
Genre
Drama,
Fantasy
Network
HBO

Game of Thrones has aired brutal battle episodes before, but “The Long Night” was a new benchmark in sheer size for the HBO fantasy series. James Hibberd, our man in Westeros, was on set during the filming of the massive third episode of the final season. And in the newest episode of EW’s Game of Thrones Weekly, he reveals some exciting behind-the-scenes stories from the giant-sized production.

James and I also discuss the episode in-depth. Characters died, though maybe not the major characters you were expecting. The Night King met his match, though maybe not the match you were predicting. The biggest controversy of the week, though, had less to do with what we saw than with what we didn’t see. The nocturnal episode was mostly lit by occasional flames, a creative decision that left some viewers (and at least one podcaster) feeling like they were missing something.

Helen Sloan/HBO

Read all of James Hibberd’s coverage of the episode, including his recap, his chat with Maisie Williams and Kit Harington about the surprise ending, and interviews with the performers who brought Melisandre and Lyanna Mormont to life. And listen to the new episode of EW’s Game of Thrones Weekly below.

You can also find the podcast on iTunesRadio.comSpotifyStitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.

EW.com will have daily coverage throughout the final season of Game of Thrones. Follow @jameshibberd for GoT scoop, and tweet at him or at me @darrenfranich if you’ve got thoughts or concerns you’d like us to discuss on next Monday’s episode.

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HBO’s epic fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin's novel series A Song of Ice and Fire.
type
TV Show
seasons
8
episodes
73
Rating
TV-MA
run date
04/17/11-05/19/19
Network
Available For Streaming On
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