Why are people so mad at Game of Thrones?

  • Published: 14 May 2019
  • The final season of Game of Thrones, and especially the last 3 episodes, have divided and angered many fans of the show. But why? Well, there are a number of reasons for this, so let’s break down the biggest and most recent problem first - Daenerys.

    In last night’s episode, Daenerys and Drogon rain fire down upon King’s Landing, killing thousands of innocents. This is all after Cersei’s armies have surrendered. Now the show’s writers justify this by claiming it’s the Mad King storyline coming full circle with his daughter. And, if the show had more episodes and time to develop this extreme choice, it could have made more sense. But we’re only given 6 episodes this season, as opposed to the usual 10, and the decision to make Daenerys the “Mad Queen” seems rushed and hasty.

    Throughout the seasons, we’ve seen Daenerys promise she’s nothing like her father, as she’s freed slaves and ruled mostly benevolently. So last night’s episode largely felt like a betrayal to both fans and her very character. An entire city going up in flames makes for a great visual, sure, but narratively it’s questionable. Now it appears Daenerys is the show’s “Big Bad,” and not Cersei.

    And that’s another big problem - Cersei and her fate. Fans were out for blood and wanted a gruesome end for the cold-hearted tyrant. But instead of getting a knife in the heart (like many predicted), she fell victim to rubble. Now one could argue that Daenerys ultimately killed Cersei...but her end still seems somewhat anticlimactic. And that doesn't even begin to address Jaime's problem.

    Jaime's redemption arc - where'd it go?! The Lannister most changed from a character standpoint after years of questioning his actions and his loyalty to his lover went back to his old ways all too quickly. In the previous episode, after leaving Brienne, fans had hoped he was on his way to King's Landing just to finish Cersei off himself. But this latest episode proved - NOPE! - he just wanted one last cuddle with his sister-lover. Hm.

    In conclusion, we only have 1 episode left, and frankly I’m excited to see where this all goes.

    GREEN SCREEN VERSION: suweb.info/user/watch?v=SZwkU6egd8M
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Comments • 5 493

  • robert powers
    robert powers  60 minutes back

    have you seen endgame yet?

    • Entitled Vegetables
      Entitled Vegetables  2 hours back

      When all ur friends have seen endgame and you have yet to see it

      • Michael Johnson
        Michael Johnson  5 hours back

        Next!...Game of Thongs.

        • Gurveen
          Gurveen  6 hours back

          why do i even watch ur videos anymore lmao

          • Dasha Young
            Dasha Young  7 hours back

            I left this in my watch later only to find this....

            • Damian Smith
              Damian Smith  7 hours back

              Sweet baby Lucifer this is an audio nightmare

              • Grim Sleeper
                Grim Sleeper  21 hours back

                The only thing worse than game of throws and end lame is your gay ass.

                • fynn bearfoot
                  fynn bearfoot  1 days back

                  like a horrific snake

                  • Kactusman
                    Kactusman  1 days back

                    I love how he gets progressively sweatier the more layers there are.

                    • veikka toivari
                      veikka toivari  1 days back

                      A lightswitch

                      • Garrick Vachs
                        Garrick Vachs  1 days back

                        For some reason this felt way longer than a minute and 50 seconds...

                        • Jiggly Jayden
                          Jiggly Jayden  1 days back

                          who is endgame, what the hell

                          • Tv and Ev epic vids
                            Tv and Ev epic vids  1 days back

                            Did anyone else notice that little jab to tell us to watch endgame

                            • FabolousNupe
                              FabolousNupe  1 days back


                              • Badger DragonInc.
                                Badger DragonInc.  1 days back

                                This is the 15th time I'm watching this

                                • Santiago Rodriguez Guillen

                                  In title brats that can't watch something without whining

                                  • Proillyyasin
                                    Proillyyasin  2 days back


                                    • Filipe's morning of gaming

                                      What a good point

                                      • DAJOKER808
                                        DAJOKER808  2 days back

                                        Are you sweating ?

                                        • churg err
                                          churg err  2 days back

                                          Headache achieved

                                          • Kuroemii
                                            Kuroemii  2 days back

                                            Hold up is that Alix?

                                            • Bill Gates
                                              Bill Gates  2 days back

                                              I was too focused on thanos dancing

                                              • ZACH R
                                                ZACH R  2 days back

                                                What did I just download,,,,so many pop up ads

                                                • Normantas
                                                  Normantas  2 days back

                                                  No sponsor?

                                                  • Jordan Ortiz
                                                    Jordan Ortiz  2 days back

                                                    You are the worst youtuber

                                                    • Gael epic channel of awsomness

                                                      Wtf? youtube JUST TODAY SEND ME THIS NOTIIFCATION TF YOU TUBE

                                                      • emma jemma
                                                        emma jemma  2 days back

                                                        i get jumpscared every time he says “did you see endgame yet” like wtf

                                                        • Shaggy Rogers
                                                          Shaggy Rogers  2 days back

                                                          Endgame of thrones

                                                          • Adrianne Kok
                                                            Adrianne Kok  2 days back

                                                            this physically hurt to watch

                                                            • Teal Squid
                                                              Teal Squid  3 days back

                                                              all very valid reasons

                                                              • Henrik Opheim Hegre
                                                                Henrik Opheim Hegre  3 days back

                                                                I haven't seen any of the infinity wars movies yet. What order and should I view them in? Long fighting scenes makes me dizzy, so I will probably watch the movies half speed to keep score of who punches who and where. Do I have time to watch all the movies half speed before Thongus pull the plug on the universe?

                                                                • Wilfredo Ramos
                                                                  Wilfredo Ramos  3 days back

                                                                  What. A. Madlad.

                                                                  • Yo Bro
                                                                    Yo Bro  3 days back

                                                                    I watched Endgame last night

                                                                    • Bincy John
                                                                      Bincy John  3 days back

                                                                      Well this made me mad at him

                                                                      • klEb
                                                                        klEb  2 days back

                                                                        Welcome to jacksfilms

                                                                    • MYSTER
                                                                      MYSTER  3 days back

                                                                      Daenerys spent the entire series rationalizing butchering anyone who crossed her or hurt others because "they deserved it." The only difference between butchering your enemies and butchering innocents is whether or not you can justify seeing those innocents as your enemies. Which she did. She was quite clear the entire time that she felt the people were siding with Cersei and she was infuriated that they only surrendered after things were clearly not going their way instead of before her friend was murdered and one of her dragons killed. She hates those people and sees them as weak and cowardly and people and creatures she loved died because of them. As far as her fucked up mind is concerned they are her enemies and she's doing what she always does to her enemies: making a brutal and swift example of them so no one will ever cross her again. And just like every other time she won't feel bad at all because she's always willing to rationalize her butchery. She's a fanatic who's presently paranoid and barely holding herself together after seasons of her barely being held back by anyone else as it was. She likes to say she's doing what she does for noble reasons but it's always just been a rationalization for her.
                                                                      She is driven by greed of power and materialism, being so, non of her murders can be justify. Her comfort zone was recently destroyed and that lead to her loosing control, showing her true self in all of her glory.

                                                                      This has been, if anything, her most consistent character trait throughout and the only thing that ever held her back at all before were her trusted advisors. Now her trusted advisors are either all dead or people she no longer trusts and thinks are actively plotting against her.

                                                                      • Brendon 69
                                                                        Brendon 69  3 days back

                                                                        Congratulations! You found the most recent comment in the ocean of 5.4k comments!

                                                                        • Mel
                                                                          Mel  3 days back

                                                                          I haven't even seen Infitity War let me breathe Jack

                                                                          • die - you tried
                                                                            die - you tried  3 days back

                                                                            hey can you turn my ad blocker back on I can’t hear the video.............

                                                                            • Hayden Minish
                                                                              Hayden Minish  3 days back

                                                                              Okay and a woah

                                                                              • neeerd
                                                                                neeerd  3 days back

                                                                                Jack ik you're sexy n shit, but there is too much of you screen.

                                                                                im scared, make it stop.

                                                                                • Sierra Roberts
                                                                                  Sierra Roberts  3 days back

                                                                                  Why does this exist? Lmao.

                                                                                  • Serina Mutou
                                                                                    Serina Mutou  3 days back

                                                                                    Music to my ears

                                                                                    • The Cococ Quartz
                                                                                      The Cococ Quartz  4 days back


                                                                                      • Silver
                                                                                        Silver  4 days back

                                                                                        Thanks, i hate it..

                                                                                        • Tomato Soup
                                                                                          Tomato Soup  4 days back

                                                                                          Am I the only one that noticed thanos was doing Bts choreography

                                                                                          • szekowski
                                                                                            szekowski  4 days back

                                                                                            I thought this would be a normal video

                                                                                            • kdrew257
                                                                                              kdrew257  4 days back

                                                                                              Was wondering why this appeared in my recommended considering I’ve never watched GOT. Now I know why. Once again thank you recommendations.

                                                                                              • Mike Btrfld
                                                                                                Mike Btrfld  4 days back

                                                                                                Never watched it. But you have fun with that garbage.