Game of Thrones: Season 8 Episode 5 - Review

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  • Published: 13 May 2019
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    The 2nd to last episode of Game of Thrones. King's Landing is attacked, and we all wonder "do they have enough time to wrap this all up"?

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  • Shivam Shekhar
    Shivam Shekhar  36 minutes back

    Its funny when you asked for bran and you got it

    • Bharat Joshi
      Bharat Joshi  2 hours back

      That Theon comment tho, viscous and below the belt.

      • tatt oo sticker
        tatt oo sticker  4 hours back

        This was my least favourite episode this season

        • dlarge6502
          dlarge6502  4 hours back

          You really make no sense in this review.

          1. What happens in this episode is what would have always happened, deal with it.
          2. Yes, as they only have 6 episodes left they have to wrap it up quickly, thats the only issue here. Its a little fast.
          3. Jamie: So you expect this man who has changed over the years to shack up with his latest woman while he lets his own sister/first love/mother to his children face down an army? Thats the old Jamie, letting his sister/first love/ MOTHER of his children get slaughtered by a queen with a dragon while he enjoys a hump. Have you ever heard the saying Blood is Thicker than Water? Would you not run to save your own family if you had to chose between them and humping the girl you just picked up? Do you know what family is???
          4. Tyrion: He is a talker. His only power and means of survival is to manipulate those who a literally BIGGER than him. Its how he survives. He read lots in order to increase his ability to be useful as a talker. HE IS NOT A GENIUS. He is a dwarf trying to stay alive in a world that usually kills dwarfs on sight for fun. Thoughout the series he has made a TON of mistakes but we did not see those as mistakes as they helped him to survive against people we hated, which is his goal. In the end the smartest thing he did was to go behind his queens back and free his brother putting himself at great risk. Oh thers that family thing again. Jesus man, he basically admits all this when talking to Jamie.
          5. Daenerys: Her family was torn apart when she was a kid and she ended up living with her brother in a country she never saw as home. A brother who really fancied having his bit of her body, as is tradition in their bloodline. What else is tradition in their bloodline? Madness. They are all stark raving mad. Her father was killed by Jamie BECAUSE HE WAS TOTALLY MAD. Her brother had this madnes, thats why we hated him and loved it when he wore his new crown. WHY is she immune from her families madness? Turns out she is as mad and crazy as the rest. You didnt see it? because she was freeing slaves? I saw it here and there, between the lines. She freed the slaves etc just to get the power and strength she needed. She said it was to get the iron throne, something she was totally obsessed by. Every time she was on screen it was so predictable! " I want my iron throne, no one would dare stand before me", then Tyrion comes along and talks some sense into her and we forget her madness showed itself. Then she has her closest friends killed, her lover turns out to be her nephew and he dont want the nooky anymore as he is not a full blood Targaryen so its naturally not his cup of tea and thus as he is her nephew it turns out the iron throne will never be hers unless everyone lies about it which they tend to not want to do as they somehow like Jon Snow much better. So, answer this. An obsessed queen, nothing to her name. Everything done to get a throne she cant have. Her own nephew wont sleep with her anymore. What has she got left? Her families madness. So yes, like her father before she cant help but BURN ALL OF THEM. HAHAHAHAH I HAVE A DRAGON AND YOU WILL BOW TO ME IN FLAME!!! NOBODY WILL HAVE THE IRON THRONE!!! BURN MY NEPHEW TOO, HE MUST BE DOWN THERE SOMEWHERE! THIS IS SO SATISFYING, DADDY WAS RIGHT, FIRE IS POWER, DEATH IS MY JUDGMENT! YOU WILL PAY FOR YOUR BETRAYAL AND LOVE ME FOR SPARING WHOEVER SURVIVES!

          You really didnt see this coming?

          Just because the series is running faster than we are used to does not mean its written badly. Perhaps what you are seeing is the weakness further seasons would have because there are no books. So do you want all of it in 6 episodes or strung out over the next several years?

          GRRM has already stated that what you will see is what he intends it to be. He told you that there is no democracy, you dont get to vote on anything, Suck it up and accept it. You were wrong about these characters if you think you knew them.
           
          Perhaps we can get on the huge potential of the prequels now? I want to see the story behind the Night King and the Long Night. I want to see how the wall was built by Bran and if that Bran was anything to do with the one we know. I want to explore the story of the Children of the Forest and perhaps more about the God of Light.

          But no, some idiots want to re-write season 8 to make Danny and John happy families sitting on two iron thrones.

          • swee abn
            swee abn  5 hours back

            All this is because the original author did not write all this.

            • MauricioHalo
              MauricioHalo  5 hours back

              Just saw last episod, u called it her goin anakin skywalker & everythin, very shitty series ending

              • C Black
                C Black  5 hours back

                "Breaking Bad" "The Sopranos" 2 examples of complete satisfaction.

                • Trey
                  Trey  6 hours back

                  “It’s like Jamie Lannister stabbed the mad king in the back, and the writers stabbed Jamie Lannister in the back”

                  Jeremy’s lines like that are what keep me coming back

                  • CABLE 715
                    CABLE 715  6 hours back

                    Just wait till you see ep. 6

                    • ALEX Sanit TMROCK
                      ALEX Sanit TMROCK  7 hours back

                      Bran as a king lol 😂

                      • Cash Lannister
                        Cash Lannister  7 hours back

                        I will never forgive Daenarys for killing Varys. Fuck her.

                        • Maria Lopez
                          Maria Lopez  8 hours back

                          Poor favor Este asido El capitulo peor del mundo El pobre muchacho enpeso como in bastardo y termino igual

                          • Ashley AMV
                            Ashley AMV  9 hours back

                            i actually liked the 5th episode

                            • Lloyd van den Bor
                              Lloyd van den Bor  10 hours back

                              I get it, Dany lost her shit because of everyone she’s losing and we need a good reason to dislike her for the grand finale where she doesn’t get to sit on the iron throne. In the end we’ll all be like yeah... this is how it’s supposed to be! Just wait and see!

                              • panggop jio
                                panggop jio  10 hours back

                                Hey is this the =3 guy?

                                • LordMalice6d9
                                  LordMalice6d9  11 hours back

                                  I already knew for years that Daenerys cracking under all of the pressure of her personal desires would cause her to snap. But, the one unchanging consistent trait of her character was that she never wantonly murdered and burned innocents and children. Because, the harming of children reminded her of her own abuse as a young girl by her brother and being sold into bondage to barbarians. I guess years and years of that aspect of her characterization wasn't important.

                                  • Bilge Pump
                                    Bilge Pump  12 hours back

                                    All these critics are deserting the ship so they can deny they lived for this epic pile of shit.

                                    • JJS3023 S
                                      JJS3023 S  14 hours back

                                      I think it was a slow burn for Calisi.

                                      • Ant Devamp
                                        Ant Devamp  14 hours back

                                        I thought it was obvious. Sorry guys.

                                        • 5pid3rman80
                                          5pid3rman80  16 hours back

                                          Everyone is seeing this Dany turn as abrupt, but it's been building since the beginning of the season! Her last hope in finding love over fear was dashed with Jon's(Aegon's) rejection of her advances, and when Missandei died, she took her last word to heart and straight up "Dracarys'd" Kings Landing...!

                                          • Alana Banana
                                            Alana Banana  16 hours back

                                            What happened with Jamie? He was one of the best characters. He should just stay away from his sister. His death was stupid. Most of the deaths now are stupid. I never liked Dany, I thought she was selfish and should go full out evil, I guess? Then someone (maybe Tyrion) kill her on the throne and then he becomes King? Or Arya kills her? Or John?

                                            • orangeapples
                                              orangeapples  17 hours back

                                              It is like everyone has a breaking point I am glad you finally have yours.

                                              • Tanyaa Brita
                                                Tanyaa Brita  17 hours back

                                                This was my least favourite episode this season

                                                • TheWarshire
                                                  TheWarshire  18 hours back

                                                  I disagree on every point with the mother of dragons. Think what she has lost since going to westeros. 2 dragon children. A general who loved her in everyway, she left a man she thought she loved behind, and her first true friend. All but 2 advisers are dead. One of which is there only for war and knows very little of anything else. For 2 seasons they have called for her mercy and it keeps costing her family. Then finally, seeing cercie standing INDIFFERENT TO THE DEATH OF HER MEN, and she snaps. Burn it all. This city was never worth WHAT SHE GAVE UP TO GET TO THE WALLS. that is the point.

                                                  • KENNYVIEWS
                                                    KENNYVIEWS  21 hours back

                                                    So you didn’t think it was cool that dany dropped the castle that Jamie and Cersei wanted so bad on their head. I mean she dropped the castle on Jamie who killed her father in that castle. She dropped it on Cersei who did anything to be the queen of that castle on their head. Dany killed them. Not the castle. She knew that she would kill them by doing that. Not Jamie maybe but def Cersei.

                                                    • Ticonderoga Black
                                                      Ticonderoga Black  21 hours back

                                                      Dany’s character arch makes sense, it’s just rushed. If they started her descent a season ago, it wouldn’t have felt so cheap when she went crazy.

                                                      • Anthony R
                                                        Anthony R  23 hours back

                                                        Ep 3 was the worst

                                                        • bunuh diri sempurna 2
                                                          bunuh diri sempurna 2  1 days back

                                                          Arya: Lots of people are complain ing after every GoT episode.

                                                          The Hound: Lots of c*nts.

                                                          • MR MAINY GAMER
                                                            MR MAINY GAMER  1 days back

                                                            Sons of anarchy curse

                                                            • JTib
                                                              JTib  1 days back

                                                              I thought the Jaime Lannister arch was a little weak, but to be honest, he never really diverted his devotion to Cersei save for a (meaningless) fling with Brienne.
                                                              Dany basically told us that she was going to go terrorist and why she did. Word of Jon Snow's legacy has gotten around. She'll never be loved by the people like he is and she is inches from the Iron Throne. Since she does not have the strongest claim to the throne then she will claim it by terror. The way it was written was really subtle, but I honestly couldn't hate on it. We were kept in the same place as Jon, someone with little idea as to what's happening until it all breaks loose.

                                                              • giddeo
                                                                giddeo  1 days back

                                                                Deliberately didn't watch this season, glad I made that choice, shit writers

                                                                • Marshall
                                                                  Marshall  1 days back

                                                                  You forgot to mention the part where the dragon’s fire turned into a laser beam.

                                                                  • Scott Cranidge
                                                                    Scott Cranidge  1 days back

                                                                    All Hail King Bran?!

                                                                    • dominguezmarkanthony
                                                                      dominguezmarkanthony  1 days back

                                                                      Tyrion will die and bran will sit on the iron throne. Wtf. This story is becoming more retarded.

                                                                      • Travis Lamure
                                                                        Travis Lamure  1 days back

                                                                        Hey is this the =3 guy?

                                                                      • Zen Musiclover
                                                                        Zen Musiclover  1 days back

                                                                        Jaime Lannister started to suck when the show runners sent him back to Cersei the first time. I don't understand why they did that.

                                                                        I wonder what the author thinks of all this? 🤔💭

                                                                        • MyMy Navi
                                                                          MyMy Navi  1 days back

                                                                          Hehe this video was quite rhymey and puny. I like it, I like it a lot. And same reaction this series is going to end tragically and I’m sad about it...Anyway great review!

                                                                          • Dalton Smith
                                                                            Dalton Smith  1 days back

                                                                            I like jow gray worm last his shit. That made sense. He wants complete slaughter. Was pissed how Dany turned bad and Also how Snows men disregarded him. I think it would be awesome when the Unsullied started the slaughter if the men of the North just stood there with there mouths opened and slowly fell back in shock.

                                                                            • Luna w
                                                                              Luna w  1 days back

                                                                              I never liked kings landing people from season one i hated what they did to Ned Stark i liked it when the city burned down to ground yet hated Dany the one who did it 🙄 mix feelings 🌚

                                                                              • Tobermory
                                                                                Tobermory  1 days back

                                                                                Totally in character for Daenerys. Had the power of a god for the last 8 seasons, starts to think she is one.

                                                                                • DanceOrama89
                                                                                  DanceOrama89  1 days back

                                                                                  Daenerys did say she would take what is hers with fire and blood. I felt she crossed the line when she impulsively killed the Tarleys. Jamie once said he wants to die in the arms of the woman he loves. And Yes!!! I told my husband today if Bran doesn't do anything in the last episode he is a freaking useless character!! 😆😆😆

                                                                                  • Keon Mackenzie
                                                                                    Keon Mackenzie  1 days back

                                                                                    The shocking moments in seasons 1-6, whilst shocking, made sense. The shocking moments of seasons 7-8 make no sense with no development or character consideration.

                                                                                    • BananaPhone423
                                                                                      BananaPhone423  1 days back

                                                                                      Tyrion slowly finds his heart to care for other people. He begins as a smug logical dick and slowly changes his emotional narrative. But honestly doesn't matter because they wasted their creative effort by killing off the Night King on ep3 what the fuck were they thinking... Just uuuuuuuuugggggghhhhh.....

                                                                                      • Mariam Kadagishvili
                                                                                        Mariam Kadagishvili  1 days back

                                                                                        3:50 best speech

                                                                                        • serialfx
                                                                                          serialfx  1 days back

                                                                                          HBO was gonna give them 10 episodes @Jeremy Jahns. They chose 6. Them "sticking" the landing is no ones fault but their own.

                                                                                          • MeGawOOt99
                                                                                            MeGawOOt99  1 days back

                                                                                            Whelp, looks like Daenerys is on that time of the month.


                                                                                            I know many girls and women who are nice then that few days of the month. They want to murder you and everyone, then drink wine from your skull.

                                                                                            • Love_FPL
                                                                                              Love_FPL  1 days back

                                                                                              Actually liked Jaimes story, only one that made some sense, Jaime is a character that is far from perfect, I think he Originally went to kill Cersei, but when he saw her he didn't see Cersei, he saw his Sister.


                                                                                              Danny however had no development
                                                                                              Arya has plot armor thicker than the Mountains D

                                                                                              • LyricalXilence
                                                                                                LyricalXilence  1 days back

                                                                                                I'm laughing at all of you guys who are never happy. You had the books but weren't happy and wanted a show...and this is what you get. Learn to be happy with what you are given! Stop demanding remakes, sequels etc.