Thursday, 25 April, 2019

'Game of Thrones' Season 8 Debut Breaks HBO Rating Records

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Charles Bowen | 16 April, 2019, 07:14

Be sure to check out IGN's review and watch our post-show breakdown, Dragons on the Wall.

Indeed, Bran spent the premiere mostly just lurking around Winterfell and sort of generally creeping everybody out with his weird stare, but he saved his best for Jaime Lannister - who he may not (but nearly definitely does) remember pushing him out the window way back in season one, which led to his current predicament. In the season eight premiere, Samwell Tarly comes across Bran sitting in the square at night.

Click through the slideshow to see which celebrities are Game of Thrones superfans... The first episode was basically a detailed form of what we saw in the trailer.

Bran's poker face keeps haunting Jaime and people eventually made the only surviving Stark boy - the meme king.

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The Starks lining up to greet Daenerys intentionally mirrors the Starks lining up to greet Robert Baratheon.

Meanwhile, Jon asks Tormund, "How much time do we have?"

The first episode of the final season of "Game of Thrones" is a record-breaker for the series and HBO. That's the same way he greets him upon their reunion in Season 8's premiere. Well, HBO has big reasons to be happy about the Season 8 premiere despite the episode's early leak. "He's got no eyelids now", one of the women says. That places the leak at only four hours ahead of the premiere, and spoilers were pretty avoidable for fans as long as they weren't all over social media in the final hours before the episode.

What were your favorite callbacks in this episode?

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