‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7, Episode 6: “Beyond the Wall” Reaction

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Despite all its charm, grandeur, glut of legitimately great filmmaking and stirring moments, “Beyond the Wall” remains for me one of, if not the most frustrating episode of Game of Thrones to this point due to its relative abundance of logic holes and writing shortcuts. To be clear, I don’t think the flaws I’ll discuss below are enough to completely sink the episode, even in the the aggregate. Nor do they take much away from the experience of the viewing the handful of unforgettable moments the episode contains. ¬†However, based on the standard that the series has set for itself, I can’t ignore the amount of compromises made.

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