Members Login
 

Topic: Rank the seasons! From best to worst!

Post Info
Wielder of the Baratheon BANHAMMER
Status: Offline
Posts: 4648
Date:
Rank the seasons! From best to worst!
Permalink  
 

While season 5 is still fresh, and I usually get my final thoughts after I watch the Blurays, here is what I think at the moment:

#1: Season 1:The one that started it all, while the lower budget is apparent, the solid, focused characters and story is what hooked us all. (Score 9.5)

#2: Season 4: Pretty much very steady quality, very few low points and awesome momentum all season. (Score: 9)

#3: Season 3: Also very steady, but a bit slow in some parts, but ends on a gutwrenching high note that still hurts till today.(Score: 8.5)

#4: Season 5: The most uneven season, very slow at first, with some very poor stories ( Dorne) yet some AMAZING highs, like Hardhome. (Score 8)

#5: Season 2: Other than the big Blackwater finale, a slow season, where even Dany and Jon have little to do. ( Score 7.5)

Even at it's worst, GOT is still a show in a league of its own, and I am invested to see how it all ends.



__________________

"Robert was never the same after he put on that crown. Some men are like swords, made for fighting. Hang them up and they go to rust.” -DN

Knight of EscarGoT
Status: Offline
Posts: 472
Date:
Permalink  
 
1. Season 4 - I really do think they went balls to the wall with this season, and that it paid off massively. Even the filler I found entertaining (the mission to Crasters). Bran could have dragged it down but he was thankfully in very few episodes.

2. Season 3 - Yes, it can be very slow at times, but I like the more intimate focus of the season, and it had massive payoff in the end.

3. Season 5 - Obviously Dorne sucked, and there may have been slightly too much Ramsay, but I really dug every other storyline. Stannis' story, the Wall, King's Landing, all fantastic IMO. Arya's stuff was a slow build but it got so crazy in the finale that it was worth it

4. Season 1 - Obviously great, but I just feel that the first half was filled with clunky exposition and poorly put together scenes. Also, scenes aren't given the time necessary to breathe. Basically all of Dany's scenes are 1 minute long. Still, the second half is fucking awesome

5. Season 2 - Felt aimless in many ways despite the strong story lines (King's Landing, Theon), though it had an excellent finish with Blackwater and the finale. Qarth was very poorly put together, Jon Snow's stuff wasn't great. Still a good season, and Blackwater is still my favourite ep.

__________________

"Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life"  - Terry Pratchett

Grand Maesterbator
Status: Offline
Posts: 3523
Date:
Permalink  
 
I will rank now and edit with more thoughts later.

1. Season 4

2. Season 1

3. Season 2

4. Season 5

5. Season 3

__________________

"If you drink, don't drive.  Don't even putt."  - Dean Martin

Defender Of The Realm
Status: Offline
Posts: 2792
Date:
Permalink  
 
Season 1 is still best for me. Season 4 is ok minus some major mishaps in editing. The thing is Oberyn made EVERYTHING better for me. Everything. He was awesome in ASoS and Pedro made it more magical if that was even possible on screen.

__________________

 

Grand Maester of the Sausage Manufacture
Status: Offline
Posts: 815
Date:
Permalink  
 
I agree with Cosca, except with season 1 above season 5.

__________________

Donal's Evil Twin

 

Wielder of the Baratheon BANHAMMER
Status: Offline
Posts: 4648
Date:
Permalink  
 

I am racking my brain, season 6 shook things up a lot. I might even have to bust out my Blu-rays and rewatch old seasons.
I would deff put this season in the top 3, but how they measure up to each other I will have to see.

But for now.

1. Season 4

2. Season 1

3. Season 6

4. Season 3

5. Season 5

6. Season 2



__________________

"Robert was never the same after he put on that crown. Some men are like swords, made for fighting. Hang them up and they go to rust.” -DN

Grand Maesterbator
Status: Offline
Posts: 3523
Date:
Permalink  
 
4

1

6

2

5

3

__________________

"If you drink, don't drive.  Don't even putt."  - Dean Martin

Wielder of the Baratheon BANHAMMER
Status: Offline
Posts: 4648
Date:
Permalink  
 
After mulling over it a bit, my current rankings:

1. Season 4 - 9.5
2. Season 1 - 9
3. Season 6 - 8.5
4. Season 7 - 8.3
5. Season 3 - 8
6. Season 5 - 7.5
7. Season 2 - 7

__________________

"Robert was never the same after he put on that crown. Some men are like swords, made for fighting. Hang them up and they go to rust.” -DN

Lady Of The Blue Winter Rose
Status: Offline
Posts: 2688
Date:
Permalink  
 

1.  Season 7.  (Derp, can't remember poop) This was the best.  Loved it.

2.  Season 1.

3.  Season 6.

4.  Season 2.  All about the King in the North.

5. Season 5.

6.  Season 4.  What? No LS? spiderkill 

7.Season 3. All in all it was a decent Season but the Talisa character sucked so much for me puke



-- Edited by Lyanna Stark on Wednesday 13th of September 2017 08:54:18 AM

__________________

Rhaegar, despite wounding Robert, was struck down with a massive blow from Robert's warhammer, which scattered the rubies encrusted in Rhaegar's armor under the water.  Rhaegar died with Lyanna Stark's name on his lips.

 

Wielder of the Baratheon BANHAMMER
Status: Offline
Posts: 4648
Date:
Permalink  
 
So season 7 Ly?

__________________

"Robert was never the same after he put on that crown. Some men are like swords, made for fighting. Hang them up and they go to rust.” -DN

Grand Maesterbator
Status: Offline
Posts: 3523
Date:
Permalink  
 



4

1

6

2

5

3


7



-- Edited by Rygar on Wednesday 13th of September 2017 08:01:08 AM

__________________

"If you drink, don't drive.  Don't even putt."  - Dean Martin

Knight
Status: Offline
Posts: 123
Date:
Permalink  
 

Season 4.

Season 6.

Season 1.

Season 3.

Season 7.

Season 5.

Season 2.



-- Edited by Morgoth on Saturday 16th of September 2017 10:18:09 AM

__________________

"By the Laws of Benioff and Weiss, I do sentence Linda Antonsson to death"

 

FAK U DOLAN!!!

Grand Maesterbator
Status: Offline
Posts: 3523
Date:
Permalink  
 
Season 4, 1, 6, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8

__________________

"If you drink, don't drive.  Don't even putt."  - Dean Martin

Wielder of the Baratheon BANHAMMER
Status: Offline
Posts: 4648
Date:
Permalink  
 
As of May 22, 2019

Best to Worst

Season 4,6,1,3,5,8,7,2

__________________

"Robert was never the same after he put on that crown. Some men are like swords, made for fighting. Hang them up and they go to rust.” -DN

Knight of EscarGoT
Status: Offline
Posts: 472
Date:
Permalink  
 
4>5>1>6>3>8>7>2

__________________

"Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life"  - Terry Pratchett

Defender Of The Realm
Status: Offline
Posts: 2792
Date:
Permalink  
 
What’s season 5 doing so high up Cosca?! Better than 3 or 6????freakout

__________________

 

Wielder of the Baratheon BANHAMMER
Status: Offline
Posts: 4648
Date:
Permalink  
 
TormundsWoman wrote:

What’s season 5 doing so high up Cosca?! Better than 3 or 6????freakout


 I wasnt gonna say anything, but yeah WTF COSCA!

 



__________________

"Robert was never the same after he put on that crown. Some men are like swords, made for fighting. Hang them up and they go to rust.” -DN

Knight of EscarGoT
Status: Offline
Posts: 472
Date:
Permalink  
 
3 is overloaded with filler. 6 is too happy

__________________

"Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life"  - Terry Pratchett

Mistress Of The Coin
Status: Offline
Posts: 1917
Date:
Permalink  
 
I'm going to need to sit down and binge watch all eight seasons before I form a final opinion. I wish we could binge it together.

__________________
Grand Maesterbator
Status: Offline
Posts: 3523
Date:
Permalink  
 
Rygar wrote:

Season 4, 1, 6, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8


 

 

Yep



__________________

"If you drink, don't drive.  Don't even putt."  - Dean Martin

Wielder of the Baratheon BANHAMMER
Status: Offline
Posts: 4648
Date:
Permalink  
 
Black as Snow wrote:

I'm going to need to sit down and binge watch all eight seasons before I form a final opinion. I wish we could binge it together.


 Last time we rewatched online...DireBadger was born! direbadger



__________________

"Robert was never the same after he put on that crown. Some men are like swords, made for fighting. Hang them up and they go to rust.” -DN

Cock Merchant
Status: Offline
Posts: 366
Date:
Permalink  
 
4,1,6,2,5,3,8,7 ... I think, at least as of this moment.

__________________

I really need to stop saying, "how stupid can you be?"  Some people are starting to take it as a personal challenge.

Wielder of the Baratheon BANHAMMER
Status: Offline
Posts: 4648
Date:
Permalink  
 
I love seeing season 4 on top of so many lists! yippie

__________________

"Robert was never the same after he put on that crown. Some men are like swords, made for fighting. Hang them up and they go to rust.” -DN

Mistress Of The Coin
Status: Offline
Posts: 1917
Date:
Permalink  
 
DIREBADGER!!!! I had forgotten all about Tywin's Direbadger. That was so much fun. And I'm so glad he got shot while on the pot.


__________________
Defender Of The Realm
Status: Offline
Posts: 2792
Date:
Permalink  
 
Cosca wrote:

 6 is too happy


 Poor Rickon. At least in the end it went well for the heroine of the story. 🔥 Cersei Lannister. 🙊



__________________

 

 
Page 1 of 1  sorted by
Quick Reply

Please log in to post quick replies.

Chatbox

Please log in to join the chat!

*NO book spoilers are allowed in chat*