The 5 most talked-about moments from this week’s ‘Game of Thrones’

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Kae Alexander as Leaf, left, and Ellie Kendrick as Meera Reed on “Game of Thrones.”
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Warning: spoilers ahead for Sunday’s episode of “Game of Thrones.”

HBO’s “Game of Thrones” gave fans a lot to talk about during Sunday’s episode, “The Door.”

The emotional and action-packed hour saw the fall of a much-loved character, and the setup of several showdowns to come.

But which moments had fans talking the most?

Social-media monitoring platform Brandwatchfound more than 66,000 “Thrones”-related mentions on Twitter during the one-hour episode and identified the moments when conversation peaked.

Here are the five most talked-about moments from the latest “Game of Thrones” episode:


5. Sansa (Sophie Turner) confronts Littlefinger (Aidan Gillen).

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Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark, left, and Gwendoline Christie as Brienne.
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9:07 p.m. ET – More than 1,100 mentions.


4. The White Walkers arrive.

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Vladimir Furdik plays The Night King
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9:49 p.m. ET More than 1,200 mentions.


3. Sheer jubilation that the episode was starting.

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Gemma Whelan as Yara Greyjoy and Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy.
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9:01 p.m. ET More than 1,300 mentions.


2. Summer’s end. Fans grieved for Bran’s (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) direwolf, Summer, which gave its life fighting off the White Walkers and protecting her master.

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9:54 p.m. ET Nearly 1,600 mentions.


1. “Hold the Door.” Fans reacted as the truth behind Hodor’s name was revealed and he met his death holding back the White Walkers.

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Kristian Nairn as Hodor.
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9:59 p.m. ET More than 4,500 mentions.

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