Was that the best Game of Thrones episode ever?

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Photo credit: HBO

From Digital Spy

Warning: this article contains major spoilers for episode four of Game of Thrones season 7.

So! We've just about got our breaths back from witnessing a truly epic episode of Game of Thrones. It was already known that tonight's showing was going to be the shortest of the season, coming it at around 50 minutes, and that clearly didn't prepare us for what a barnstormer we were in for (because we were good and didn't spoil it by exposing ourselves to those leaks).

Well, it seems everyone watching was floored by what they saw too, as seven seasons of dragon tension was released on a battle field of quivering Lannister troops.

Of course, more than that outrageous ending went down, and Digital Spy kept a track on the action online as people reacted to what they saw. Here's what everyone was saying...

Photo credit: HBO
Photo credit: HBO

Straight off the bat, Bran "Three-Eyed Raven" Stark was continuing to be his weird self, and people were not here for it:

There was FINALLY a Stark reunion between Bran, Sansa and Arya – and people couldn't deal with it:

Arya took on Brienne in a sparring match and it was GoT gold:

But then – it finally happened...

In scenes that could hardly be believed, Daenerys came soaring into battle on Drogon, flanked by an army of Dothraki:

We can all surely agree it was an epic episode. The best ever, perhaps? Some people certainly thought so:

But with huge questions to be answered on what state Jaime Lannister is in – and with the episode being 10 minutes shorter – the cliffhanger was a cause of many viewers' frustration:

Game of Thrones aired on HBO in the US and was simulcast on Sky Atlantic in the UK.

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