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Re: Game of Thrones - Inc Spoilers to last aired UK TV episode.

Post by Zimmerman » 19 Nov 2018, 20:43

And is that it? Six extended episodes and it’s all done?

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Re: Game of Thrones - Inc Spoilers to last aired UK TV episode.

Post by forestfan » 19 Nov 2018, 22:54

Zimmerman wrote:
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And is that it? Six extended episodes and it’s all done?
Yes, that's been known for some time, although I wondered if they might change plans after season 7, of which parts felt a bit rushed. But at the end of that, yes, we'll know who (if anyone) sits on the Iron Throne for evermore...

All is not lost though, HBO have already made plans for the long winter. A prequel/spin-off show (set thousands of years earlier, so won't feature any existing characters, except perhaps White Walkers!) is already in development, probably on screen in 2020, and it might not be the only one. So we'll be revisiting Westeros for many years to come... it's obviously a money-spinner of a TV universe, so hope they keep the quality up.

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Re: Game of Thrones - Inc Spoilers to last aired UK TV episode.

Post by murf » 19 Nov 2018, 22:57

Winter is Coming!

Thought the BBC were showing a sneak preview on sunday night but turned out that the clans gathering at Winterfell were actually emperor penguins.

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Post by forestfan » 19 Nov 2018, 23:06

murf wrote:
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Winter is Coming!

Thought the BBC were showing a sneak preview on sunday night but turned out that the clans gathering at Winterfell were actually emperor penguins.
Kings in the South, I guess...

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Post by forestfan » 29 Mar 2019, 18:45

16 days to go (assuming we still have electricity by then :wink: )

GoT quiz with Sue Perkins on Sky One tonight, for anyone wanting to build up the anticipation...

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Post by Smurphy's Paw » 15 Apr 2019, 18:08

Just downloaded and watched 8.1
It does not disappoint

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Post by foxinthebox2001 » 15 Apr 2019, 19:01

I did get a little sense of Avatar in one scene, mist will know it when they see it.
Good as always though.

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Post by forestfan » 15 Apr 2019, 22:44

Solid opener, lots of reunions and got the Jon revelation out of the way early... expect the action to heat up quickly from now on. Who will be the first big name to fall? Will they dare kill off any Stark/Lannister/Targaryen before the last couple of episodes?

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Post by Spinynorman » 15 Apr 2019, 23:02

The episode didn't seem that much longer than an ordinary one. :?

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Post by Zimmerman » 16 Apr 2019, 07:27

Good episode, like being at a mates wedding and seeing lots of old familiar faces for the first time in a while.

Reminded me I dislike “Danny”; so far up her own arse, she needs to get over herself.

Sansa has turned in to a bit of a dick too.

The dragon joy ride was a worthless bit of padding and all a bit twee.


Love the Hound and love how aloof and weird Bran is.

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Post by forestfan » 16 Apr 2019, 08:22

Spinynorman wrote:
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The episode didn't seem that much longer than an ordinary one. :?
It wasn’t - I think there are two or three towards the end that are closer to the 90-minute mark.

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Post by David Luiz Is A Hero » 16 Apr 2019, 10:36

They get progressively longer as the series moves forward, longest in 98 mins I think (before ads)

A fairly slow episode, especially compared to last season but what was required imo. Tying a lot of threads back together and allowing us to reflect on so many character arcs and how they have intersected over the coarse of the series.

Loved the look on Jaime's face and the preview of next weeks episode looks like it will be quite hairy for him. I'm hoping for Brienne to defend him in a trial by combat!!!

Tip of the wedge being driven between Jon and Dany as well, not because Jon is the rightful heir but because others have started to realise that Dany has a bit of her father in her.

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Re: Game of Thrones - Inc Spoilers to last aired UK TV episode.

Post by eastcentral1 » 16 Apr 2019, 11:27

David Luiz Is A Hero wrote:
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others have started to realise that Dany has a bit of her father in her.
Yep, i even think there is a suggestion that Jon's life could be in danger if / when Dany learns the truth.

Solid episode, some great scenes bringing us full circle (in particular the final scene between Bran and Jaime). Although I'm a little concerned that they've not left enough time to deal with it all properly.

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Post by Zimmerman » 16 Apr 2019, 11:51

It’s almost like they will be leaving enough loose ends to resurrect it at a future date ;)

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Post by David Luiz Is A Hero » 16 Apr 2019, 12:11

eastcentral1 wrote:
16 Apr 2019, 11:27
David Luiz Is A Hero wrote:
16 Apr 2019, 10:36
others have started to realise that Dany has a bit of her father in her.
Yep, i even think there is a suggestion that Jon's life could be in danger if / when Dany learns the truth.

Solid episode, some great scenes bringing us full circle (in particular the final scene between Bran and Jaime). Although I'm a little concerned that they've not left enough time to deal with it all properly.
I do think Tyrion and Varys would try to talk her down from that and the threat from the north would surely ease that temptation but I guess that is part of being mad, logic doesn't always come into it.

Part of the shock on Jaime's face is that, as far as those in the south are aware, Bran died at the hands of Theon. Its not just the shock of remembering what he did, who he was it is the realisation that they didn't know everything.

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Post by happyhoppy » 16 Apr 2019, 13:21

Worth mentioning the 90 minute catch up too which informed/reminded me of some of the history of all the previous seasons.

Decent start to the new series. We got ( ) ( ) and we got dragons.....

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Post by bluenosey » 16 Apr 2019, 13:54

I thought it was a bit flat after the hype.

Perhaps we ought to have a sweep on which major character dies next ?

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Post by David Luiz Is A Hero » 16 Apr 2019, 13:58

https://poolofdragons.com/

Shame it has closed for the season...

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