All in all, the Battle of the Blackwater was one of the ultimate underdog victories in the Game of Thrones universe (well, next to the Battle of Castle Black and Battle of the Bastards) and managed to establish the characters of the contenders for the Iron Throne in an exciting and effective fashion. There were many layers to this battle, both tactically and politically and there is no question why so many characters from this masterful episode have fallen on the wayside of the continuing war in Westeros and beyond. 

All in all, the Battle of Whipsering Wood is not as action packed as many other battles of Westeros but the episode in itself packed a punch. It was a statement that Game of Thrones was not a series to be trifled with when it comes to delivering a multi faceted epic saga. Its marks the death of innocence and justice. Blood will be spilled, over and over until all contenders to the throne are lost. And its an uncertain battle that we are still wrestling with seven seasons after. 

All in all,  I think Nightflyers could have fared better as a six episode series or even a movie. There was too much time devoted to a buildup that didn’t really pay off in the end, in a justifiable way at least. There was just too much fluff disguised in cool alien jargon. Unfortunately, these were only distractions from the truth that Nightflyers was a sub-par sci fi series despite the hype that surrounded it. 

7 Days in Hell was ridiculous through and through. It had no objective except for keeping the audience entertained with mindless comedy. It was garish, it was loud, it was over the top and totally unlike HBO. But that’s what made it so unique and so effective. It may not be for everyone but I definitely give it my seal of approval.