Yes, it luke christopher the waiting game was a clever way of showing that kings might change but the schemers continue to play the game (and there is a glorious Odd Couple vibe to their bitchy repartee) but, in a packed episode, their scene felt a little irrelevant.
The thought of being at war is exciting to him, as he has just been made a new young knight.However, Blount's character is never identified on-screen.One of his pursuers hits a tree branch and is unhorsed, and Jon realizes it was Sam.Fans have speculated that the hooded figure is supposed to be Jaqen H'ghar, his face hidden because he was played by an extra in this episode and was not cast (with German actor Tom Wlaschiha ) until Season 2, and that the other men are.At the sight of the mythical animals born anew, an amazed Jorah and the few remaining Dothraki kneel and swear their allegiance to the Mother of Dragons.The scene was quickly reworked to include this footage.
To shoot the final scene, the team did not have enough time at 'magic hour' (the moment surrounding sunrise) to get everything done in one go, so it was shot over three days.
The lighting was poor and a female stunt woman who was dressed up as Sam, with a wig that made visibility even worse, accidentally rode into a low branch, knocking herself off of her horse.
She realizes he is no longer there, and seeing him in his vegetative state breaks her heart.Perhaps I was wrong." Tyrion : " Half wrong.The role of Jaqen H'ghar had not been cast yet, so the figure in the cage is a cloaked extra.Parkinson is from County Donegal which in fact a part of the Republic of Ireland.Mormont means to lead the Night's Watch in force into the Haunted Forest to learn more of their foe, to prepare to battle against them, and to find the missing Benjen Stark.The writers showed Ned's severed head at the start of the episode to ensure everyone was clear that he was dead and not coming back.With only three scenes at The Wall, the writers packed a lot of punch into surprisingly little screen time.