Video: All of Game of Thrones seasons 1-5... in 9 minutes!

Game of Thrones season 6 is almost upon us. Most of you will be giddy with excitement, having watched all 50 episodes of the show to date and winced at every chop, slash, and incestuous moan.

However, I know there are many people who - for some reason - haven't dedicated at least 50 hours of their life to viewing the finest show on TV. Look, I'm not here to judge you. In fact, I'm here to help. So, for the time-poor wannabe dragon-fancier, I've summarised the whole of Game of Thrones in just over nine minutes. You are, of course, most welcome.

And even if you are VERY familiar with Game of Thrones, why not give it a watch anyway. There are a few jokes in there (mainly at Sean Bean's expense), a reference to Jon Snow's fate, and the whole thing may well refresh your memory ahead of the new season. Again, you're welcome.

Oh, and (I can't believe I'm saying this) there are a few spoilers. Just a few...

Enjoy a full recap of Game of Thrones season 1 with our easy-to-read rundown of that first mind-blowing season (with GIFs!).

Oh look, and here's season 2...

And, you've guessed it, season 3 (with that really bad wedding)...


Andy has been writing about games since 1999, when he nagged the Editors of his University newspaper so much they let him start a brand-new video games section. After that he worked in print mags for over 10 years before switching to the murky world of online editing, when he became Executive Editor on GamesRadar. Now he uses his ill-gotten power and influence to write endless, beard-stroking think-pieces on Destiny and Game of Thrones. Spoil the latest episode of the show, and he will cut you.
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