- “Game of Thrones” is HBO’s biggest TV series ever, but it’s not its most critically acclaimed.
- Shows like “The Sopranos” and “The Wire” have higher critic ratings at review aggregator Metacritic.
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“Game of Thrones” is HBO’s biggest hit ever, but it’s not the premium cable network’s best show of all time if you ask critics.
As the epic fantasy series heads for its finale on Sunday, we’ve looked back at some HBO classics, and there are a few that critics have praised above and beyond.