Episode Name: Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things
Air date: 5/8/2011
9:00 PM HBO
Summary: Ned starts his covert inquiry into his predecessor’s sudden death. A tournament is held in honor of the new King’s Hand. Jon feels sympathy for a new recruit of the Night’s Watch called Samwell Tarly. Tyrion, having left the Wall, finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. Viserys is growing frustrated in Vaes Dothrak. Catelyn stops at an inn on her way back to Winterfell.