Viserys Targaryen: I don't know. The Usurper had them smashed to powder, I expect. Scattered to the wind. Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things by Game of Thrones

The Usurper being King Robert Baratheon (current king). And if you must know, he did not have them destroyed. He replaced them with banners and tapestries and had them all stored in the Red Keep, aka the dungeons of King’s Landing.

Maybe Viserys shouldn’t be so pessimistic!

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Bran Stark: Kneel, Hodor.
Tyrion Lannister: Do you like to ride, Bran?
Bran Stark: Yes. Well, I mean I did like to.
Maester Luwin: The boy has lost the use of his legs.
Tyrion Lannister: What of it? With the right horse and saddle, even a cripple can ride.
Bran Stark: I'm not a cripple.
Tyrion Lannister: Then I'm not a dwarf. My father will rejoice to hear it. I have a gift for you. Give that to your saddler. He'll provide the rest. You must shape the horse to the rider. Start with a yearling and teach it to respond to the reins and to the boy's voice.
Bran Stark: Will I really be able to ride?
Tyrion Lannister:You will. On horseback you will be as tall as any of them.
Robb Stark: Is this some kind of trick? Why do you want to help him?
Tyrion Lannister: I have a tender spot in my heart for cripples, bastards and broken things.
Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things by Game of Thrones

Clearly the Lannister’s and the Stark’s aren’t on the same page. However, Tyrion and Jon befriended one another during their trip to Castle Black. On his way back to King’s Landing, Tyrion stops at Winterfell to rest for the night. Since Ned and Catelyn are gone, it’s Robb’s ship to run.

Tyrion gives Bran schematics to a contraption that would allow him to ride on horseback upon completion. Perhaps this is Tyrion investing in the future (appeasing the younger Stark boys Jon & Bran) or perhaps it’s like he says, he has a tender spot for cripples, bastards and broken things because of his own status in life.

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Catelyn Stark: This man... Came into my house as a guest and there conspired to murder my son, a boy of 10. In the name of King Robert and the good Lords you serve, I call upon you to seize him and help me return him to Winterfell to await the king's justice. Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things by Game of Thrones

After Lady Stark establishes her connection to just about everybody of importance in the vicinity, she has them capture Tyrion Lannister for her. It’s a pretty drastic and bold move, perhaps unnecessary.

Her actions were based on the knowledge of what Baelish had informed her and Ned of from the previous episode. The dagger in which Bran’s assassin attempted to take his life with was originally Baelish’s. He had lost it in a bet with Tyrion, whom just so happens to have entered the inn at the wrong time.

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Jaime Lannister: I have a knack for it. It must be strange for you coming into this room. I was standing right here when it happened. He was very brave, your brother. Your father too. They didn't deserve to die like that. Nobody deserves to die like that.
Eddard Stark: But you just stood there and watched.
Jaime Lannister: 500 men just stood there and watched. All the great knights of the Seven Kingdoms. You think anyone said a word, lifted a finger? No, Lord Stark. 500 men and this room was silent as a crypt. Except for the screams, of course, and the Mad King laughing. And later... When I watched the Mad King die, I remembered him laughing as your father burned... It felt like justice.
Lord Snow by Game of Thrones

What Jaime is referencing is some of the earlier stages of The Mad King (Aerys II) madness. Lyanna (Ned’s sister) went missing, Brandon (Ned’s brother) rode to King’s Landing and held Rhaegar (then Prince) responsible. Aerys instantly threw Rhaegar and his men in prison for conspiring to kill the heir to the throne.

Aerys then called the fathers of all of these men to answer for their sons' crimes. Rickard (Ned and Brandon’s dad) demanded trial by combat (if he wins, he’s free to go), Aerys accepted and chose “fire” as his combatant. Rickard was subsequently burned alive. Brandon was tied up with a noose around his neck and a sword just out of reach. As his father was burning alive, he strangled himself trying to reach the sword.

Jaime is showing sympathy to Ned here, but Ned holds loyalty and duty so incredibly dear to his heart that Jaime’s sympathy doesn’t account for his disloyalty for stabbing the Mad King in the back (literally).

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Jaime Lannister: Tell me... If I'd stabbed the Mad King in the belly instead of the back, would you admire me more?
Eddard Stark: You served him well, when serving was safe.
Lord Snow by Game of Thrones

Despite the realm rebelling against the Mad King, everyone has disdain towards Jaime for stabbing the king in the back (literally). Technically, he broke an oath, so everyone, especially Ned Stark, highly disproves of what Jaime did. It’s hard to really think about, seeing as how everyone wanted this guy dead and Jaime was the one to make it happen, it’s just extremely frowned upon to stab someone in the back, especially since the king was facing so many people to his face in an open rebellion.

Alas, honorable Eddard will never approve of breaking an oath, and the hostility between Jaime and himself shall continue to grow.

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[He shoves BRAN out the window.] Winter is Coming by Game of Thrones (Ft. David Benioff, D.B. Weiss & Tim Van Patten)

Holy shit. This is bad.

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[KHAL DROGO watches as DAENERYS walks toward him. She does not hesitate and looks straight at him, although there is fear on her face. KHAL DROGO gazes at her and then leads his horsemen on a charge away.] Winter is Coming by Game of Thrones (Ft. David Benioff, D.B. Weiss & Tim Van Patten)

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Baelish leads Ned to the entrance of his brothel. Ned is not so keen on the idea and begins choking Baelish. Lord Snow by Game of Thrones

Ned is a man of honor, and to find out that Baelish, a guy who already confessed his love for Catelyn, put his wife in a brothel? Homie don’t play that.

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Old Nan: Don't listen to it. Crows are all liars. I know a story about a crow.
Bran Stark: I hate your stories.
Lord Snow by Game of Thrones

We can interpret this as the crow, being a bird, flies, taunting Bran because he is now paralyzed and will no longer be able to walk. Old Nan instructs Bran to pay the crow no attention, that it can’t predict the future.

This is also hugely important, because this is the first time we learn that Bran is awake, and no longer in a coma from his fall.

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Arya takes several attempts as Syrio turns his back, defending her and disarming her constantly. She begins picking up on a few things, but still needs much work. Lord Snow by Game of Thrones

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