Sophie Turner gets frank about Gendry/Arya hook-up, and other funnies

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Before half of our beloved characters die this Sunday, take a break to laugh and enjoy some of the best GoT-related content on the internet over the past week.


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To start, various cast members are posting endearing images on social media, perhaps as a way to say goodbye to their characters. Gwendoline Christie (Brienne) and Daniel Portman (Podrick) both posted this goofy throwback pic from 2016:

Below, beard buddies Kristofer Hivju (Tormund) and Liam Cunningham (Davos) scratch each other. No further explanation needed.

Alright, scratching over. Now switch:

You might have been a Gendry-Arya stan for a while, but there’s no way your passion can hold a candle to wine-chuggin’, robe-wearing Sophie Turner (Sansa). Ya girl is here for a holiday themed video in honor of everyone’s favorite season 8 hook-up:

Perhaps even more entertaining than the actor reactions are the memes and videos created by fans. You know how everyone was talking about how safe it will be in the crypts during the Battle of Winterfell? This is the internet’s answer to that, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia-style:

Hey, if Jenny of Oldstones wasn’t doing it for you (you heartless monster), here’s a little lyrical alternative.

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Lots of speculation is going on about the Night King. Instead of watching all our beloved characters die next Sunday, can’t we get this scenario instead? Then the final three episodes can feature more reunions and fan service hook-ups.

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This isn’t a laugh out loud tweet, but check out this cool new wax statue of Daenerys.

In the world of Game of Thrones recaps, there are more than a few great sources to turn to. Here’s a little more than 8 minutes from the always delightful Ozzy Man. . .

. . . an episode’s worth of screen shots that give life to all that glorious subtext. . .

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. . . and, of course, the must-watch weekly installment of Jonathan Van Ness’ Gay of Thrones. It’s perfect viewing for both the devoted fan, as well as that one pretentious friend you have who keeps bragging about having never seen an episode:

See you next week as we desperately try to laugh and pick up the pieces of our broken hearts.

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