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

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Robert Aramayo as young Ned Stark 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, titled “Oathbreaker.”

All eyes were on Jon Snow (Kit Harington) as this episode followed the moment he woke from death on the previous episode. Though clearly reeling from the experience, Jon Snow had some unfinished business to attend to.

But there were other big returns on “Oathbreaker” that generated a lot of talk.

Social-media monitoring platform Brandwatchfound more than 70,000 “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. The Tower of Joy flashback. Bran Stark (Isaac Hempsted-Wright) sees his father, Ned (Robert Amarayo), turn to run into the legendary tower as someone wails inside.

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Robert Amarayo as young Ned Stark on “Game of Thrones.”
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9:23 p.m. ET– Nearly 1,300 mentions.


4. The return of Rickon Stark (Art Parkinson). After two seasons away, the young Stark is back, but being traded to the villainous Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon).

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Art Parkinson as Rickon Stark on “Game of Thrones.”
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HBO

9:50 p.m. ET– Nearly 1,500 mentions.


3. Let’s get this show on the road! Fans rejoiced as the episode began.

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow on “Game of Thrones.”
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HBO

9:04 p.m. ET– Nearly 1,700 mentions.


2. Jon Snow’s package? Fans got a kick out of Tormund Giantsbane’s (Kristofer Hivju ) joke.

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Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane on “Game of Thrones.”
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HBO

9:11 p.m. ET– Nearly 1,800 mentions.


1. Jon Snow exits the Night’s Watch. The top moment of the night had viewers going nuts over Jon Snow quitting the Night’s Watch and leaving Castle Black. They particularly latched on to his quote, “My watch has ended.”

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow departing Castle Rock on “Game of Thrones.”
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HBO

9:55 p.m. ET– 3,000 mentions.

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