According to online polls, the most important death scene is the Red Wedding, which saw the deaths of Robb Stark (King of the North and Our Hearts), his mother Catelyn Stark, and his pregnant wife, Talisa. Oh, and his direwolf, Grey Wind.
Game of Thrones is groundbreaking in its cast of both strong male and female characters. Emilia Clarke's Daenerys has become so popular, 146 baby girls were named Khaleesi in 2013!
Game of Thrones has shown over 5,000 on-screen deaths, including a number of major characters.
Game of Thrones is so popular that it has broken illegal download world records--the season 4 finale "The Children" had roughly 1.5 million downloads within just the first 12 hours after the finale aired.