From the Red Wedding to Selyse Baratheon’s pickled foetuses: Game of Thrones – Season 3 roundup

Neela Debnath

Mash up 2 299x300 From the Red Wedding to Selyse Baratheon’s pickled foetuses: Game of Thrones – Season 3 roundupSPOILERS: Do not read this if you have not seen Season 3 of ‘Game of Thrones’

After spending the last two-and-a-half months avidly watching the third season of Game of Thrones, here is a brief rundown of some of the best and most shocking bits.

The top 10 most shocking moments of Season 3:

1. The Red Wedding

2. Theon getting castrated

3. Jaime losing his hand and nearly his eye

4. Gendry getting seduced and covered in leeches

5. Ros’s death at the hands of Joffrey

6. Selyse Baratheon’s pickled foetuses

7. Lord Mormont getting killed

8. The nipple-cutting incident in Astapor

9. The heads of Dany’s enemies

10. Varys explaining how he was castrated

The top 10 most amusing moments of Season 3:

1. Joffrey taking the stool from the altar at Tyrion and Sansa’s wedding

2. Osha and Meera arguing

3. Jaime teasing Brienne about ‘fancying’ Renly

4. Anything featuring Olenna Tyrell – particularly the golden roses rant

5. Arya knocking out an old man

6. Theon’s torturer talking about phantom limbs and sausages

7. Orell nettling Jon Snow about Ygritte

8. Bran and Rickon disparaging wildlings in front of Osha

9. Brienne forced into a hideous pink frock

10.  Edmure’s ineptitude at archery

The top 10 villains of Season 3:

1. Joffrey Baratheon

2. Tywin Lannister

3. Walder Frey

4. Lord Bolton

5. Cersei Lannister

6. Bloke torturing Theon in a dungeon (Ramsay Snow)

7. Melisandre

8. Sandor Clegane –  The Hound

9. Little Finger

10. Mance Rayder

The top 10 most annoying characters of Season 3:

1. Gilly – Her ‘you’re like a wizard’ comment was the last straw

2. Sam – From bumbling and lovable to plain irritating

3. Sansa –  Needs to show some Stark grit

4. Ygritte – ‘You know nothing, Jon Snow’. Enough said.

5. Edmure – Far too arrogant and poor archery skills

6. Maegery – (The Kate Middleton of Westeros) who knows how to play Joffrey a little too well

7. Podrick Payne – Bumbling without much of the comedy value

8. Stannis – Davos is only trying to help you

9. Jojen Reed – How can anyone always be that intense and serious?

10. Daario Naharis – Arrogant and good-looking and he knows it

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