We get it: Game of Thrones is a cultural juggernaut that people talk about constantly. But since it departed from George R.R. Martin’s books, the writers can’t seem to help choosing winking, meta dialogue for a moment or two each episode that seems destined to go viral on Twitter over plot-based realistic words.
As part of that, many plot lines in Seasons 6 and 7 — however satisfying — are fan service, and the show is growing too self-aware for its own good.
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It’s been years since Tyrion Lannister first declared “That’s what I do: I drink and I know things,” and gave Game of Thrones fans the exact words with which to describe his character. It was perfect — but the writers are now apparently chasing that feeling, trying to make fan-favorite moments like that happen too often, and the writing is showing. Read more…
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