Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 5: Teenage Dream

I understand that it’s a challenge to coordinate the many storylines of the show in a way that doesn’t take away from the pacing, but after six seasons you’d have thought they’d have the hang of it. As it stands, the fifth episode advanced certain storylines to far beyond the 5th episode mark -narratively speaking- while others seem to only now be starting, and others still keep treading water.

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Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 2: R’hllor Bless us, One and All

When season 5 ended, my biggest worry about season 6 was how they were going to adapt a book series that had yet to catch up with them. The answer to that is apparently adapting parts of the series previously not touched upon. We’re finally getting to book material that could have happened two seasons ago and I’m so happy I can barely grumble about it. This is the first time in a long while that I genuinely enjoyed an episode.

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