As the name suggests, the Game of thrones season 1 Episode 8 The Pointy End lets the audience come to a conclusion that the war is likely to happen very soon. In this episode the great detective, Eddard Stark is captured. The Lannisters with the motive to capture his daughters, his son and heir Robb, pays attention in raising the army in the North. In parallel, the Dothraki raid was witnessed by Daenerys on the peaceful village. On the other side, at the wall, Jon Snow faces threat thus putting the audience into a tense mood. It is quite obvious that we would not move away from the television when the situation is getting tensed.
If you want to test your controlling capacity, then watch online the same episode and try if you could move away from the system without pressing the pause button. You at least have the option to pause the play where as the live viewers do not have this option and hence got attached to the sofas or chairs while watching this episode. One other interesting thing about this episode is that it was dedicated to the great producer of the series who actually died because of natural causes.
Critics are very much pleased with the costumes that they see in this episode. Not just critics, even the judges felt that the costumes are extraordinary that they could not stop from giving away the Emmy award for outstanding costumes used by various characters in each of the episodes of this series. The secret behind the selection of the title for this episode is the pointing end of the swords that would be used in the war. Hope, you now have all the reasons for giving a try to watch this episode online without having to bother about wasting your time.