• Game of Thrones has a number of celebrated episodes, but one of its most important is often forgotten about. 1 / 13

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  • "Kissed By Fire", written by Bryan Cogman and directed by Alex Graves, is the fifth episode of season 3. 2 / 13

  • It's the one where Jaime tells Brienne the truth about being the Kingslayer. 3 / 13

  • Which starts his redemption arc and really forges their series-spanning relationship. 4 / 13

    Jaime knights Brienne on Game of Thrones
  • The Hound fights Beric in a trial by combat, which is a thrilling action sequence. 5 / 13

  • It builds key character relationships, and shows people can return from the dead thanks to the Lord of Light. 6 / 13

  • Which is very important for Jon Snow's story. 7 / 13

    Kit Harington As Jon Snow In Game Of Thrones
  • Speaking of Jon, he and Ygritte make love in the cave. 8 / 13

  • This shows he will break vows, but also that he belongs in the true North, which ties into his ultimate fate. 9 / 13

  • Robb Stark executes Rickard Karstark, and decides to ask the Freys for support in attacking Casterly Rock. 10 / 13

  • That leads into the Red Wedding a few episodes later. 11 / 13

    Michelle Fairley As Catelyn Stark At The Red Wedding On Game of Thrones
  • It sets up many of Game of Thrones' biggest character arcs and story points, and is great in its own right too. 12 / 13

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