The latest character killed on Game of Thrones (don’t worry, we won’t spoil it yet just in case) certainly caused a roller coaster of reactions. First was the shock, then the tears, followed by anger, acceptance, and eventually, memes. Now, the death is a pop culture staple and the creators are sorry.
Hey, remember how HBO freaked out about episodes of Game of Thrones leaking and put everything on lock down? Well, that prohibition doesn’t apply to the POTUS.
It’s not exactly uncommon knowledge at this point that the never-released Game of Thrones pilot wasn’t just totally different to what we got; it was a downright disaster. But it eventually got reworked into something that sparked a cultural sensation is a miracle... and hoo boy, do David Benioff and D. B. Weiss know…