This week’s Game Of Thrones was rough, and Katie Rife and Alex McCown wonder how much farther the show can push its viewers on this week’s DVR Club. Alex tries to convince Katie that the fight between Jaime Lannister, Bronn, and the Sand Snakes wasn’t as lame and contrived as she thought, but both agree that the final scene of the episode—a.k.a. The Elephant In The Room—left them feeling icky (to put it mildly).

For more Thrones analysis that’s impatient for Cersei to just get her comeuppance already, check out The A.V. Club’s dual review of “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken,” including Erik Adams’ newbies coverage and Myles McNutt’s expert analysis for those who have read the books.

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