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What will Sunday's 68th Primetime Emmy Awards be remembered for? “Game of Thrones” won best drama series, while “Veep” took home the top comedy award.“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” also earned five awards (plus four of last weekend's Creative Arts Emmys), while Julia Louis-Dreyfus made history with her fifth consecutive Emmy win in the lead comedy actress category. But what are people talking about most? Stirring speeches, such as Jill Soloway's call to "topple the patriarchy," Kate McKinnon setting Twitter on fire, Sandwich-gate and Tatiana Maslany getting a win for the clone-club.


'Game of Thrones' episode 'Battle of the Bastards' win took 25 days, $10 million-plus -- and a giant

 (HBO)
(HBO)

“Battle of the Bastards,” the most ambitious “Game of Thrones" episode to date, ran up some impressive numbers on its way to the 2016 Emmy Awards. A sampling:

Bastards: 2

Armies: 2

Horses: 70-80

Giants: 1

Horses punched by giants: 1

Punches Jon Snow threw at Ramsay Bolton: 23

Days since Ramsay Bolton last fed his attack dogs: 7

Second chances Sansa Stark gave Ramsay Bolton: 0

Boltons remaining at end of episode: 0

Seriously, staging a $10-million-plus episode that takes viewers' breath away means lots of people and other moving parts. Click the link below for more statistics from "Battle of the Bastards" and other epic "Game of Thrones" installments.

The biggest ‘Game of Thrones’ battles, by the numbers >>

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