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We know the final season of Game of Thrones did not exactly go the way most fans hoped, but that doesn’t mean we can just ignore the fact that the series completely gripped the world for years.

Those memories are precious, and they deserve to be celebrated. You could go back through and watch the whole thing again, but that is going to take a lot of time and energy, particularly if you put yourself through that final season again.

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Emilia Clarke has revealed the true culprit behind the ‘Game of Thrones’ coffee cup

Game of Thrones may have ended, but the rivalry between Daenerys Targaryen and Sansa Stark lives on. 

On Wednesday’s episode of The Tonight Show, dragon queen Emilia Clarke addressed Sophie Turner’s implication that she was behind the infamous coffee cup that appeared in Game of Thrones‘ final season.

The Queen of the North had pointed the finger at Clarke when she spoke to Fallon back in May. However Clarke has claimed innocence, and is now accusing Conleth Hill, who played Varys, of being the true culprit – an accusation backed by some pretty compelling evidence.

“It was Conleth’s coffee cup! He said so!” Clarke exclaimed to Fallon. “He’s like, ‘I think it was, I’m sorry darling, I didn’t want to say anything ’cause it seemed, you know, the heat was very much on you,’ and I was like, ‘WHAT!?'” Read more…

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‘Game of Thrones’ finale defended by ‘Seinfeld’ star Jason Alexander

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Game of Thrones is done and dusted, wrapping up its polarising eighth and final season with an equally debated finale.

While many have criticised the final episode of the beloved HBO series, there are some who have jumped to defend it.

And if anyone knows a thing or two about polarising TV series finales, it’s the Seinfeld cast.

Star of the legendary sitcom Jason Alexander, better known as your ol’ pal George “Can’t-Stand-Ya” Constanza, has offered up kind words for the Game of Thrones crew on Twitter.

“I know a little something about finales and disappointed fans,” he wrote on Tuesday.

“My advice: live in joy that you are part of something that moves people so. You were all magnificent. My family and I loved it all. Thanks.” Read more…

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‘Game of Thrones’ meets ‘Full House’ in the most cringeworthy crossover ever

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Uncle Joey can’t get a pickle jar open. Danny Tanner throws down some life advice. Uncle Jaime won’t stop bangin’ his sister. All the Full House elements are here!

In the crossover special you never saw coming, Game of Thrones meets Full House — thanks to Jimmy Kimmel.

Starring very good sport Nikolaj Coster-Waldau alongside Dave Coulier and Bob Saget, it’s one of the most cringeworthy things you’ll see this week. “Cut it… off.” Read more…

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‘Game of Thrones’ season finale sets record as HBO’s most-viewed episode ever

Despite disappointing many longtime fans of the show, the “Game of Thrones” series finale set a new record for HBO as the most viewed episode in the network’s history. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the episode reached 13.6 million viewers during its initial airing on Sunday night, which rose to 19.3 million once replays and early streaming was included. The record was previously held for a short time by the season’s penultimate episode, which drew in 12.48 million viewers when first aired and a total of 18.4 million during its first night.

The eighth and last season of “Game of Thrones,” which premiered in 2011, averaged 44.2 million viewers through Sunday after streaming, on-demand, DVRs and replays were added in, or 10 million more than the season 7 average, said HBO .

The previous HBO series finale with the most viewers was “The Sopranos” with 11.9 million viewers, though that was in 2007, before streaming and other digital services took off.

 

Cersei teases aftermath after the battle in eerie ‘Game of Thrones’ preview

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If you can see through your tears, the scenes for next week on Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 4 is here. And it is all about the bloody aftermath that will seemingly follow the Long Night we just survived.

“We Have won the Great War,”  Daenerys says. “Now we will win the Last War.”

Surprisingly, this strongman tactic appears to work on the ice cold northerns, who seem to finally be warming up to their new dragon king. Read more…

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‘Game of Thrones’ producers on epic Season 8 battle: ‘Never been done before’

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Warning: Spoilers loom ahead. 

Year after year, nearly every Game of Thrones season is defined by one major, sprawling battle sequence. And from the sounds of new reports, Season 8 will deliver a battle to end all battles.

And we are straight shook by what it could mean.

Watchers on the Wall reported on the now-deleted Instagram post from a Game of Thrones assistant director, Jonathan Quinlan. The post featured a letter from “The Producer Types” on the show, thanking “the Night Dragons” (aka the cast and crew) for shooting in “the cold, the snow, the rain, the mud, the sheep shit of Toome and the winds of Magheramorne” for 55 consecutive nights. Read more…

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'Game of Thrones' star weighs in on Dany and Jon's union: 'It's going to blow up in their faces'

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Davos Seaworth has basically been the lone voice of reason on Game of Thrones since his introduction in Season 2, graduating from advising the terminally stubborn Stannis Baratheon to advising the suicidally stubborn Jon Snow (aka Aegon Targaryen).

Both of those roles were pretty thankless, and now that Jon has decided to unite — politically and, um, physically — with Daenerys Targaryen (aka Jon’s aunt), life’s about to get a lot more difficult for everyone on Team Snowgaryen heading into the final season.

Mashable spoke to Ser Davos himself, Liam Cunningham, in the wake of the Game of Thrones Season 7 finale, to discuss his thoughts on Westeros’ newest incestuous power couple, who will survive Season 8, and whether we’ll finally get to see CleganebowlRead more…

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What Jaime's big moment with Cersei means for 'Game of Thrones' Season 8

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Ah, Jaime Lannister. Longtime kingslayer, first-time queen betrayer.

Turns out that most of the biggest political maneuvers in Game of Thrones Season 7 finale were a farce. For all her apparent fear of the wight from beyond the Wall and waffling over whether or not to join the Great War, Cersei was full of it the whole dang time.

That was one of the bombshell revelations from the episode’s concluding sprint across Westeros: Cersei still gonna Cersei. She’s been a vile, duplicitous monster for seven straight seasons and, hey… she’s still got it!

Although she agreed to stand beside Dany, Jon, and their assembled forces to fight in the Great War, Cersei never intended to do anything of the sort. Instead, she sent punk rock pirate boytoy Euron Greyjoy off on a secret mission to retrieve the Golden Company mercenaries: 20,000 warriors — with elephants — who can defeat dragons, I guess? Read more…

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9 key predictions for how 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 will end

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Warning: Contains plenty of spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7 so far, plus some inevitably wonky predictions for Sunday’s finale.

After many long months of waiting for Game of Thrones to come back on, I now have to contend with the horrible, horrible reality that it’s about to go away again.

Old Nan thinks she knows all about Winter, but we know what the Long Night really is: it’s those 10 sickeningly dragon-free months before Season 8 finally gets here.

But enough of all that. The fact is we still have one deliciously long episode still to go. So rather than waste time worrying about next Monday, let’s focus on those sweet, sweet predictions. Read more…

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Old Taylor Swift is dead. May New Taylor Swift forever reign in terror

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Taylor Swift has been sorted into Slytherin, and she’s bringing a new banger to their house parties.

If the snake videos weren’t enough of a clue, Taylor’s enemies have driven her to a poisonous place — or so she’d have us believe. “Bad Blood” will go down as a bratty tiff compared to “Look What You Made Me Do,” a message from the all-new Taylor Swift, a first offering from Reputation that’s dripping with lethal venom.

“I’m sorry, the old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now,” she sarcastically snarls during the break. “Why? Oh! ‘Cause she’s dead!”

RIP sunny, lovelorn Taylor. Long live dark, vengeful Taylor.  Read more…

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Hackers just sent us practically all of HBO's social media passwords

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The leaks just keep coming.

The hackers responsible for the massive breach of HBO haven’t let up, and reached out to Mashable to share their latest exploits. And while the latest data dump doesn’t include any Game of Thrones spoilers, it definitely contains some information that the network wouldn’t want out in the open. 

Specifically, what appears to be the login credentials for almost every single HBO social media account. Passwords for everything from @HBO, @GameOfThrones, and @WestworldHBO to various Instagram and Giphy accounts were in a text document provided to us by the so-called “Mr. Smith group.” Read more…

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Next episode of 'Game of Thrones' leaked online, courtesy of HBO Spain

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It turns out you don’t need hackers to spoil the next episode of Game of Thrones — HBO Spain is here for your needs!

This season’s episode 6, due to air Sunday, has leaked online after HBO Spain accidentally made it available to subscribers for an hour before it was removed. 

Reddit user Kingrdgz posted a screenshot of the episode on /r/FreeFolk (SPOILERS!), a popular Game of Thrones discussion board that isn’t moderated. He even posted a 2 minute video from the leak (WARNING, SPOILERS!)

Other users in the thread shared links of the episode being livestreamed on Instagram, YouTube, and Twitch. All the links have been removed at the time of publication.  Read more…

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Cersei was channeling her inner Joffrey in this week's 'Game of Thrones' and it's TERRIFYING

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Nothing good can come of this.

Now that Daenerys (aka “The Mad King’s daughter”) has landed in Westeros, it’s safe to say that Cersei is feeling the heat of dragonbreath at her door. 

Handily, she still has the reliably creepy Qyburn as her political fixer, and after facilitating the mass murder of several hundred rival nobles and priests at the Sept of Baelor last season, the disgraced former maester has come up with an equally subtle approach to help Cersei defeat Dany’s dragons, should they come knocking:

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Watch Daenerys flying into battle in thrilling 'Game of Thrones' behind-the-scenes video

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No other TV show (and few films) can beat the spectacular special effects in Game of Thrones, and a new behind-the-scenes video shows us exactly what goes into bringing Westeros to life.

Sneakily, there’s some Season 6 footage spliced in with the Season 7 shots, which makes it hard to tell which visual effects are old and which are new — but the video does feature Daenerys Targaryen riding one of her dragons into battle against a greenscreen backdrop, and judging by her costume, this is part of her battle against the Lannister army, which was previewed in the Season 7 trailer and this photo of a dragon roasting some unwitting Lannister soldiers.   Read more…

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