The costume and makeup departments at "Game of Thrones" do a very good job at making that show's cast almost unrecognizable!

The HBO show returns tonight for its heavily-anticipated third season.

And while we all can't wait to see Dany, Tyrion, Arya and even Cersie on the small screen again, would you recognize them if you saw the cast in real life?

Between the wardrobe, battle scars and drastically different 'dos, the stars of the show look almost nothing like their onscreen counterparts.

Click through the gallery above to see the impressive transformations each actor or actress goes through before heading to Westeros -- some of them are pretty shocking!

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