The season finale of “Game of Thrones,” episode “The Winds of Winter,” was noteworthy. Long awaited questions were answered. Jon Snow’s (Kit Harington) lineage was clarified. Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) shows you can’t keep a good dwarf down. Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) and her dragons are a force to be reckoned with. Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) tests her wings as an assassin. Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) is the new bad girl in Winterfell. Too bad Joffrey Baratheon (Jack Gleason) isn’t still around. Cersei Lannister (Lena Headley) demonstrated why she may be the most dangerous character of all.
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In episode “Home,” season 6 of “Game of Thrones,” the cheers across the globe must have been deafening when Jon Snow (Kit Harington) gasped for air and sat up on the table. Jon Snow is back from the dead. Maybe Melisandre (Carice van Houten) isn’t so bad after all? It was unbearable imagining “Game of Thrones” without his shiny black locks, manicured woolly beard and boyish brown eyes. Jon Snow is too beautiful to die. Yet even in death, Jon Snow was still gorgeous.
In episode “Solitude” of “Supergirl,” Kara Danvers (Melissa Benoist) is still having a hard time forgiving Hank Henshaw (David Harewood) about her aunt General Astra (Laura Benanti). Alex Danvers (Chyler Leigh) tries to talk to Kara about forgiving Henshaw. Later, the Danvers sisters discuss a family matter. At her other job, Kara proves why she is Cat Grant’s (Calista Flockhart) number one assistant.
Life for Jack Rackham (Toby Schmitz) appears to have gone wrong. Max (Jessica Parker Kennedy) seeks out Anne Bonny (Clara Paget), and so does Woodes Rogers (Luke Roberts). News of Captain James Flint’s (Toby Stephens) good health spreads. Some welcome the news, others heed the warning.
In episode “XXIV” of “Black Sails,” once again, the fate of Nassau is at stake. Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) challenges Edward Teach (Ray Stevenson) for his crew. It is settled by a duel with guns and swords. Captain Charles Vane (Zach McGowan) steps in to save the life of a friend, while losing the friendship of the other. Billy Bones (Tom Hopper) explains to a new crew member why he remains with Flint.
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Episode “Truth, Justice and the American Way” of “Supergirl” reveals a new side to Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist). As the television series matures, crime fighting takes its toll on Kara. Gone is the happy-go-lucky girl next door. She is becoming cynical of the world and her role in it.
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