Social Media Reacts To The Penultimate ‘Game Of Thrones’ Episode


This post contains spoilers for Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 “The Bells”.

Game Of Thrones brought some long-awaited confrontations to its penultimate episode, “The Bells,” which ended with King’s Landing laid to waste by possible mad queen Daenerys with the help of — to quote Missandei — “Dracarys.”

As always, fans of the show were livetweeting their thoughts, and some of those tweets were funny. For example, people continue to demand justice for Ghost, who reportedly couldn’t get a single goodbye pat on the head from Jon Snow because the CGI wouldn’t have worked out:

Speaking of Jon watching the destruction, people had thoughts about Varys being right:

Daenerys was the target of most of the jokes this episode:

To be fair, that coffee cup wasn’t the biggest flub in Game of Thrones history:

To also be fair, people who’ve been paying attention to Dany’s past knew she was hardcore:

And the destruction of King’s Landing gives Arya a good reason to update the kill list.

Cleganebowl finally happened. It was a tie. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

R.I.P. The Hound. Also, R.I.P. Jaime:

People said R.I.P. about some other things, too:

The complaints didn’t stop there. You may be surprised to hear that people on the internet like to kvetch about TV shows:

You just can’t please some people.