Season 8 TV Thread - Where Nerds Cry About Their Precious Book

Discussion in 'Game of Thrones (ASOIAF)' started by dump, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. Pelican

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    A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms was a really good episode and Jaime knighting Brienne was maybe one of my favorite moments from the entire series. Other than that I really have nothing good to say about season 8......and even that moment was pretty much ruined by the shitty writing later on in the season.
     
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  2. bigpig

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    That episode was great because it was deliberately paced, and let characters talk and be real, something the rest of the season or season 7 lacked
     
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  3. SugarShaun

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    That’s why I threw that episode out as my stopping point. It isn’t so bad if you just pretend the fight starts and they lose, then the night king moves South and continues to kill everyone.
     
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  4. pearl

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    Honestly, I would’ve watched the Civil War Show. The premise of the south winning the war is interesting to me.
     
  5. bigpig

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    There's a lot of great alternate history out there that explores the premise, if you're interesting in reading. Guns of the South is a classic.

    Or you can watch this really good summary that breaks down the overall picture (not necessarily characters and plots)





     
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  6. Biff Bridges

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    Started a rewatch at S5E1. Such great television for a while but things clearly started going off the rails in S7 with the corny montage of Sam gagging while emptying chamber pots and feeding them the stew that looked the same as their shit. Ed Sheeran? Foh. Then they went back to the jokey gross out cutting from Sam peeling grayscale to a shot of a meat pie that looked the same. Just lazy, shitty writing. I finished S7 and had no desire to go on which is such a shame watching them wreck an incredible franchise.
     
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  7. Xander Crews

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    maybe but not from those two tone deaf morons.
     
  8. Joe_Pesci

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    I'm not sure what sucked more between the actual ending and @dump spoiling the ending in the thread title

    I dont think I've ever seen a more pathetic display of attention-seeking behavior in my life. What a fucking miserable loser.
     
  9. BP

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    It still cracks me up at some of the answers the actors gave at what they thought about the ending, trying not to trash the writing.

    Edit found it
     
  10. Pelican

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  11. bigpig

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    and the best episode of the season was the shortest.
     
  12. Pelican

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    Rewatched Mockingbird and The Mountain and the Viper today. The scene with Oberyn and Tyrion is so fucking good. Some of the best dialogue in the show IMO.

    "Just a tiny pink cawk"

    Also S4 might have the best four or five-episode stretch in the entire series.
     
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  13. Aussie

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    The show really was great in that span.
     
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  14. cal

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    i think it took me like 6 weeks to get through season 4 of my watch simply because i couldn’t stop rewatching the mountain and the viper
     
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  15. bic

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    Fuck me, man. Just heard "The Night King" for the first time in probably a year or so and it's still a bit painful to think about how amazing that song was and how shitty the story it had to accompany was.

     
  16. Pelican

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    I actually don’t think I hated the way the Night King went down. Or maybe it’s just pretty far down my list of gripes from season 8. But either way that score is remarkable.
     
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  17. ugafish

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    but why?
     
  18. Pelican

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    Mostly because I was expecting Jon or Dany to do it but still felt it made sense with Arya. I liked the setup with the Red Woman calling back to Syrio and the score made things intense as fuck as he slowly approached Bran. It wasn't perfect by any means but also not something I have too many complaints about considering all the other bullshit in the season.