Tag Archives: HBO

Behind the Bridge Scene – Balon’s Farewell to Game of Thrones

A few weeks ago in the “Game of Thrones” episode “Home” (S06E02), Balon Greyjoy (Mr. Malahide) met his end on a rainy bridge at Pyke, as we’ve known he would since the beginning.  Both Admin and I had high hopes … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide Returns as Balon Greyjoy to Game of Thrones

Balon Greyjoy will finally re-appear on the May 1st S06E02 episode of Game of Thrones. Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) trains with the Three-Eyed Raven (Max von Sydow). In King’s Landing, Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) advises Tommen (Dean-Charles Chapman). Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) … Continue reading

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Random Malahide Picture 9: Balon Greyjoy of House Greyjoy

There appear to have been some changes made to the House Greyjoy page on HBO’s official site.  We’re certain HBO used to list Balon’s brothers Euron, Aeron, and Victarion, but now they are missing from the tree.  It still seems … Continue reading

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Random Malahide Picture 6

Here’s a lovely picture of Mr. Malahide as Sir Francis Walsingham that I found on HBO’s “Elizabeth I” site. Click for a larger size: Admin and I reviewed what we considered to be Walsingham’s finest Top Ten Moments in an … Continue reading

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Something Neat XIX: What Does Balon Greyjoy Wear Under His Cloak?

At last, an answer to one of our most pressing questions:  what does Balon Greyjoy wear under his cloak?   I happened across this lovely picture of Balon’s costume on Pinterest recently.  Admin has already featured the full-length view, but this … Continue reading

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Balon Greyjoy: *Still* Not With the Drowned God!

In an unusual display of longevity and survival and against all expectations, we were shocked, amazed, and delighted to find that Balon Greyjoy managed to survive season 4 of “Game of Thrones“!  Quite a few others were not so lucky … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 25 – Powermongering Edition

Seemed apropos, since Balon’s not with the Drowned God yet:                              

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Random Malahide Picture 4

Here’s an interesting photo from the filming of 2012’s “Hunted“: Mr. Malahide looks intriguingly pensive as he’s surrounded by production crew.  Perhaps Jack Turner has swapped the ever-faithful Bingham for a gang of twenty-somethings to go after the Byzantium Spy … Continue reading

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Top Ten Sir Francis Walsingham Moments from “Elizabeth I”

And now for something completely different!  Rather than a detailed recap – because, let’s face it, you could get the same information from Wikipedia if you really wanted to – Admin and I thought we’d provide our thoughts on Sir … Continue reading

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Something Neat V: Alfie Allen’s and Gemma Whelan’s “Game of Thrones” Interviews

While we’re still being all Balon-y, here are a couple of cool interviews we (Admin and I) happened across while looking for “Game of Thrones” info.  These were pre-“Mhysa“, so at the time, we had no idea that Balon would … Continue reading

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