‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Premiere Is Show’s Most-Tweeted Episode Ever

Highly anticipated return of HBO epic hauls in more than 2.4 million tweets

In case you cut yourself off from all communication this past weekend, “Game of Thrones” returned Sunday for Season 7.

The premiere for the HBO epic’s penultimate run quickly became the show’s most-tweeted episode of all time, drawing more than 2.4 million tweets, per the social media service.

The three most-tweeted moments of the night were:
  1. Disguised as Walder Frey, Arya Stark poisons the remaining Frey family during the opening scene
  2. Ed Sheeran makes a cameo
  3. Daenerys and Tyrion land at Dragonstone in the last scene of the episode

The most mentioned characters of the night on Twitter were:
  1. Arya Stark
  2. Daenerys Targaryen
  3. Sansa Stark
  4. Cersei Lannister
  5. Jon Snow

Click here for a roundup of some choice fan reactions to the show’s 61st overall episode.