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HBO TV series based on George R R Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" books.

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What is the meaning of the Staten Island joke in 'Seth Brings Jon Snow to a Dinner Party - Late Night with Seth Meyers'?

What's the explanation of the Staten Island joke at 2:13 when Jon Snow visits Seth Meyers please? Jon Snow: It's 400 leagues North of King's Landing. Someone: So, like, Staten Island? Audience: (...
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Is the inscription on this known dagger completely new mythology for the TV series House of the Dragon?

In the Game of Thrones spin-off TV series, House of the Dragon it has been revealed in the first four episodes that King Viserys Targaryen has knowledge, both through dreams and by an inscribed family ...
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Why are Daenerys' hands injured when she gazes on the dragon eggs?

In Season 1, Episode 2, of Game of Thrones, about midway through, Daenerys is looking at her eggs while two handmaidens attend to her and they are applying an ointment to her hands which have bloody ...
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Why does Catelyn get angry at Jon Snow when he talks to the unconscious Bran?

In Game of Thrones S01E02, When Bran is comatose from his fall, Jon Snow comes to visit him before Snow leaves for the wall. Snow talks to Bran and says "We can go for a walk beyond the wall, if ...
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What happened to Danaerys' first pregnancy?

In Game of Thrones, I don't quite get the story about Danaerys being pregnant the first time. In Season One, King Robert is informed that Daenerys is pregnant and raises the demand that both she, her ...
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What kind of person is Catelyn Stark? [closed]

I've just watched S02E08. Beforehand I thought Catelyn Stark was a strong and sensible woman in the sense that she should strive together with her son to win this war, just as shown in the previous ...
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How come Ramsay didn't notice the Knights of the Vale arriving?

In Game of Thrones season 6 Ramsay was about to destroy Jon Snow and his whole army, when the Knights of the Vale suddenly appeared, and reversed the tide. The key point was the element of surprise: ...
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How come the Children of the Forest don't use dragonglass weapons?

In episode 5 of season 6, there is a battle scene between a Child of the Forest and a White Walker: click here to watch the scene. The Child of the Forest is using ordinary weapon, not made of ...
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Why was the Night's Watch unaware of the attack from the south during the Battle of Castle Black?

As the entire Night's Watch prepared for the big battle in S04E09, they seemed to have prepared quite well. Given that Gilly was aware of the wildlings south of the wall (as was everyone else since ...
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Was the Golden Crown given to anyone else before?

In Game of Thrones S1E06, Viserys gets his promised crown. Before doing it, it shows Drogo consulting with some others. Is this some common practice for the Dothraki, which was used before to punish ...
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Why did Renly suggest anal sex to Margaery?

In Game of Thrones S3E2, Margaery speaks with the king Joffrey. He asks why she failed to have babies with Renly. She indirectly reveals that Renly was gay, saying, "He had so many excuses, so ...
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What happened to the troops who were surrounding Winterfell?

In Game of Thrones Season 2 Episode 10, Theon and his men in Winterfell were surrounded by the troops Robb sent. It seemed they don't stand a chance against the Robb's men. In the morning, Theon and ...
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Who rings the horn (bells) at the Fist of the First Men in Game of Thrones [duplicate]

In Game of Thrones season 2 ep10, when the Night's Watch are at the Fist of the First Men, they hear the bells ringing (horn?) and some of them discuss them: 1 for friends, 2 for Wildlings, 3 for ...
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Stone Men do not need to breathe? [closed]

When Tyrion is pulled under water by a Stone Man in the attack scene in Game of Thrones (Season 5, episode 5), it appears that the Stone Man does not need to breathe -- Is it implied anywhere that ...
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Mistake in Game of Thrones S03E10?

In S03E10, when ser Davos frees Gendry at Dragonstone, the directions he gives him seem to not correspond with the map: Row for a full day and night and you'll reach Rook's Rest. You'll want to stop ...
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Ned Stark finding out the bastard - mixed scenes?

In S01E05 of Game of Thrones, Arya hears Varys talking to some other man in the dungeons about her father Ned Stark: He's found one bastard already. He has the book. There is a scene where Ned Stark ...
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Did Robb Stark find out Roose Bolton had released Jamie to king's landing?

In Game of Thrones, Roose Bolton captured Jamie and sent him back to King's landing against Robb Stark's will. Not long after Robb Stark was murdered at the red wedding. I am wondering before his ...
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Does it make sense that Bronn can get a castle by pretty much robbing?

Bronn from Game of Thrones put a crossbow and aimed it at both Jaime and Tyrion, Hand of the King, demanding a castle. Does this make sense? Usually, robbing is done to steal wallets or things whose ...
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Why does the Night King look to the left before resurrecting the dead bodies in S05E08?

Before resurrecting the people who died in the Massacre at Hardhome in Game of Thrones S05E08, the Night King looks to his left (the right from the camera/viewer's perspective), and Jon Snow then ...
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Significance of milk of the poppy in Game of Thrones?

I have seen some scenes where if characters about to die they are made to drink the milk of the poppy. From what animal it has been extracted? Why they are made to drink it?
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Why does no one know when Jon Snow is stabbed

I have finished all of the first 5 seasons of Game of Thrones, and just starting on Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 1. So refrain from spoilers, if you can. In the opening scene of Season 6 Episode ...
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Who owns "Heartsbane" at the end of Game of Thrones?

After the end of Game of Thrones, who owns "Heartsbane"? Heartsbane was given to Jorah by Samwell Tarly because Ser Jorah's father cared for Tarly during his tenure as Lord Commander of the Night's ...
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What happend to Nymeria?

In the Game of Thrones, on S7E2 we saw that Nymeria and Arya had a reunion. Nymeria was with her own pack of wolves and refuses to go along with Arya. Nymeria did not appear in S8 anywhere. So what ...
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How did Robert Baratheon's character develop from a fine warrior to the state seen in the first season?

I have heard that Robert Baratheon was one of the finest warrior who charged at enemies with his huge warhammer, which he used to defeat Rhegar Targaryen. But how did he develop such a personality (...
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Appearance of 2nd red woman

In Game Of Thrones, a second Red Woman appears in a season (I think 7th), But we don't see her in the next season. Did she just appear in the episode to increase the curiosity between the fans? To ...
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What happens to Unsullied after this death?

In Game of Thrones, after their beloved queen's death, will the Unsullied follow the new king or will they return to their home?
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Where did the horse come from?

In the last season of Game of Thrones, we see that after King's Landing is turned into ashes and all beings are burnt alive. Arya comes out of the ruins and encounters the most beautiful horse in the ...
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How do different directors work together on a single episode?

I know why there are several reasons for hiring different directors for different episodes. (Eg: some directors are better at action scenes and other at drama) But I wanna know how do they do it? ...
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Did this character win the "Game of Thrones"? [closed]

So the whole TV series was called the "Game of Thrones", implying that there was a game. Scene from episode 6 of season 8, "The Iron Throne" Cersei said when ...
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Are there headless wights?

In Game of Thrones, S01E01, we see a White Walker cut off a mans head, But, throughout the whole series I cannot recall a single wight with no head being shown. You ...
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How does Arya get her dagger back in time?

In Game of Thrones, S08E03, The Long Night, [~18minutes into the episode] Arya gives her Valyrian dagger to her sister, Sansa, as she tells her to go down to the crypt. Confirmed [~47minutes in] ...
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Ring the bells. But how?

Just before Daenerys goes completely Apocalypse Now on King's Landing in Game of Thrones S08E06, there is a moment of eerie quiet. After this brief moment of realizing the abysmal situation they're in,...
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Why was this person allowed to become Grand Maester?

In Game Of Thrones Season 8 episode 6 we see that Sam Tarly becomes a Grand Maester. We also know that he is the head of house Tarly and the Lord of Horn Hill, has a baby on the way and is technically ...
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Why did Jon Snow go beyond the wall? [duplicate]

We in see in end of Game of Thrones that Jon Snow has to go to Castle Black as part of his punishment for killing Daenerys. But then he goes with the wildlings beyond the wall. Why did he go with them ...
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Did Dan Weiss and David Benioff ever say "I don't want to [make more episodes in season 8]" in an interview?

So, I was watching a parody video on Youtube (mockup pitch meeting of season 8 of Game of Thrones) and there are lines they use in the video, like: Danny, kind of forgot about Euron... which is a ...
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Why is Illyrio Mopatis willing to give so much to Viserys and Daenerys Targaryen?

In the first season of Game of Thrones, we see how much Illyrio is giving Viserys and Daenerys: shelter, food, and above all the priceless dragon eggs given to Dany. Why is he doing it? What's in it ...
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Is the world in Game of Thrones spherical or flat?

In extension to this question about Game of Thrones, we know the map of Westeros and Essos which is in flat style. Do the west of Westeros and the east of Essos connect? Or is the map not ...
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What is true meaning of the White Walkers' terrifying Spiral Symbol in GOT [duplicate]

In the season 8 episode, we saw the following symbol His victims in this episode were the residents of Last Hearth—the seat of House Umber, a Northern ally of House Stark. None of them were left in ...
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In "Game Of Thrones", out of the three types of fire. Which is the hottest? [closed]

The fire we see in Game Of Thrones are: - Blue Fire (Wight Viserion) - Red/Orange Fire or Dragonfire (Rhaegal and Drogon) - Green Fire (Wildfire) Is it known which one is the hottest?
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Why they didn't kill this character? [closed]

In the series finale of Game of Thrones, Jon Snow killed Daenerys, but her army of the unsullied just prisoned him, it does not make sense to me. Does it make sense to you also?
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Why did the Dothraki not follow Jon?

In Game of Thrones season 8 episode 6 Jon kills Daenerys. As we know from previous seasons, if you kill a Khal you become a Khal and Dothraki will treat you as their leader. There was no mention of ...
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How come the new monarch does not wear any crown?

In the last episode of Game of Thrones, While there is no longer Iron Throne, I'd expect the new king to at least wear a crown. But alas, I don't remember seeing it happening. The new Queen of the ...
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What effect did the coming of winter ultimately have?

'Winter is coming' was a common refrain during the early seasons of Game of Thrones, but once it came it seemed to be barely mentioned again. It didn't seem to have much effect on the ability of ...
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Armies in Game of Thrones

How does Daenerys' army keep multiplying in size after every battle in game of Thrones? Example: S8E3 Battle with the NightKing - Dothraki 1000s present, Unsullied 1000s S8E3 Last 5 minutes - ...
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What was the significance of Daenerys's speech to the Dothraki in S08 E06?

In S0806 of Game of Thrones, we see Daenerys speaking to the hordes of living Dothraki in King's Landing. These are spoken by her with high esteem marking her victory. Is the speech addressing the ...
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Why didn't the other kingdoms want to be independent?

In the last episode of game of thrones, Sansa asks that the North becomes independent and Bran allows it. Seeing this, Why didn't the other rulers ask for the same thing? Especially Dorne and the ...
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When did the Unsullied learn to speak the common tongue?

When Daenerys first acquires the Unsullied in Game of Thrones, none of them knew how to speak the common tongue. This is primarily exampled by Grey Worm having to take many lessons from Missandei (ex. ...
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Who understood Daenerys' speech?

In Game of Thrones S08E06, Daenerys gave a speech to her Unsullied and Dothraki troops where she said Other than the troops, who of the listeners would have understood what she was saying?
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Where is this character at the end of "Game of Thrones"?

In Game of Thrones, there is still one person left on Arya's list. Is it possible that Ilyn Payne is still alive after In other words​, where is he and could Arya kill him?
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Did winter finally come to Westeros?

In Game of Thrones, several dialogues mention the lengthy winters and the fears they impose on people. We know that the weather system in Westeros is quite different from our world, and each season ...

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