How Many Game Of Thrones Episodes You Need To Watch To Catch Up

If you are one of the very few people who is yet to watch Game of Thrones, don't worry, there is still time to catch up before the final season hits our screens.

And you don't even have to try and work out how many episodes you have to watch, as one superfan has done all the leg work for you - it's just two a day until 14 April. Easy.

Taking to Reddit, the fan wrote: "If you start watching two episodes a night right now-you can watch every single episode of Game of Thrones before Season eight starts."

One person said they would find it tough to limit themselves to so few episodes, writing: "I will have to wait for two more of these posts because there's no chance I can watch less than four episodes on one sitting. I feel like if I watch one or two I am not as connected to the show and the narrative doesn't flow properly."

The new series will see the biggest battle in television history. Credit: HBO
The new series will see the biggest battle in television history. Credit: HBO

Another said: "I started my re-watch about the same time they said 'one a day', I finished just last night and that took restraint."

Still very little is known about what lies in store for audiences ahead of the release date next month, though last week we finally got a chance to see the new trailer.

Granted, it doesn't actually tell us a great deal that we don't already know - Arya is ready to fight, Jon is ready for the fight of his life (and everyone else's) and the dragons are bloody cool.

One interesting piece in the trailer however, suggests that Jaime Lannister is set to defy his sister's Machiavellian ways and fight alongside everyone taking on the armies of the dead. Could be something to watch for.

What we do know for sure is that at some point in the final season we're going to see the largest battle in television history. Apparently, it's going to make 'Hardhome' and 'The Battle of the Bastards' look like play fights between two toddlers high on cough syrup.

Credit: HBO/Game of Thrones
Credit: HBO/Game of Thrones

In an article published by the folks at Entertainment Weekly, it has been claimed that the battle took 11 weeks to film - all at night, by the way - and required as many as 750 people at any given time.

That's nearly three months in the freezing countryside in mud, rain, ice, whatever. Oh, and acting involves a lot of standing around, famously.

Well we only have a few short weeks until we find out whether it was worth it.

Featured Image Credit: HBO

Dominic Smithers

After graduating from Leeds University with a degree in French and History, Dom went onto gain an NCTJ journalism qualification. Since then he has worked as a reporter at the Manchester Evening News and the Macclesfield Express, covering breaking news, court, sports, and politics.

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