MJ on HBO Watch: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly of S3:E1 – ‘Valar Dohaeris’

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly of S3:E1 – ‘Valar Dohaeris’

On Sunday we returned to Westeros for the premiere of the third season of Game of Thrones. My first impression of the episode 1 was one of disappointment. Slow to start, it never really seemed to take off, never really delivering the punch that one would expect from a season premiere. After another viewing or two, really analyzing the episode, I think there were some definite good points that deserve recognition. Sadly, there are also some frustrating moments and even some incredibly unnecessary scenes thrown into the mix. I’ve included some opinions from twitter and tumblr to support the good, the bad and the ugly of Season 3, episode 1.
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  1. I think it might have seemed disappointing because it was more of a "What's happening now" kind of moment. It was more information on what the main characters are doing and where than it was action and excitement like the ending of season two.


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