Game of Thrones S8E06 Finale Explained

07 Th06, 2019
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What happens in the final episode of Game of Thrones, and what does it mean?
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    Alt Shift XAlt Shift XNăm trước
    • Turns out Drogon melted the throne because it was in the way

      Rob Da 5 8Rob Da 5 86 tháng trước
    • ⁰)ll

      Ashwin RangavajjulaAshwin Rangavajjula7 tháng trước
    • Great as ever but would have liked to have seen you cut the show some slack. The shows ever inflating budget and more casual audience would not allow for 50% of the things you would want. And I will believe that all prophesies side characters and sub plots get resolved when I read them.

      RedcoatTrooperRedcoatTrooper7 tháng trước
    • When are you coming

      Alison FronczakAlison Fronczak8 tháng trước
    • Wait why danny isnt rightfull heir to the throne?she is the only targaryan who cant be killed with fire

      martin martinovicmartin martinovic9 tháng trước
  • The noble unnamed Prince of Dorne... Lmao

    MollyNoStylistMollyNoStylist10 giờ trước
  • fucken bullsheyt

    Phil GPhil G11 giờ trước
  • where does dany end up?

    Phil GPhil G11 giờ trước
  • i love watching finale explains on shows I never watched before lol

    PopukoPopuko2 ngày trước
  • And here we are, still without WoW

    Rosario MRosario M3 ngày trước
  • Lol Pod with the Rod

    Raging ButtaflyRaging Buttafly3 ngày trước
  • So to put it simply daenerys could have killed the white king at the first encounter if she tried. Then burn down kingslanding without her army.

    BiaBia3 ngày trước
  • It was lazy dogshit from untalented hacks that have lost any interest in the show long ago and wanted to rush towards the end because of inflated, delusional egos. There. That's all the explanation you need.

    The HarlequinThe Harlequin3 ngày trước
  • You obviously didn’t read the official script about Drogon melting the iron throne. It was nothing but a fit of rage with no symbolic meaning. Google the script

    Matthew EraciMatthew Eraci4 ngày trước
  • Ok, so I’ve given it two years. This is a great, but damning critique. It does seem that in his determination to subvert his sources GRRM has simply denied his story any hope or integrity. I hope, and think, that he will never finish his books and we will be no worse off for it.

    fossilmaticfossilmatic5 ngày trước
  • If I had to guess, the critical mistake was they probably looked at the story from a macro perspective the last few seasons. How do they want things to go minus viewer expectation, rather than GRRM who seems to take no interest in that grand plot. He is always telling the stories of these individuals, and the cause and effects of their actions. Notice how few effects there are to the many odd causes throughout the last season. They focused on filling in the tree of who goes where and who wears the crown instead of the individuals and what things they needed to settle to really have a complete season. Fuck I hate this show now

    Jon Makes VideosJon Makes Videos5 ngày trước
  • X?

    TheBurningIceCreamTheBurningIceCream6 ngày trước
  • They should let D&D direct Patrick Rothfuss's Kingkiller Chronicles. Kvothe will kinda forget that he's an Edema Ruh, the Chandrian will be defeated by loudly jumping at them and Denna will randomly strip naked.

    marbosomarboso7 ngày trước
  • But isn't D & J related like sister & brother - they do not kiss like that? This is truly Shakespearean. Really good that these folk have a King who is Not-really-human...hahaha.

    RangerJaxMax MayRangerJaxMax May7 ngày trước

    RicardumRicardum7 ngày trước
  • D&D can write for shit and trashed an entire series by rushing it, that's the explanation

    A CrossleyA Crossley8 ngày trước
  • You mention Frodo and the Ring and how it compares to the destruction by dragonfire of the throne. I think Arya’s assassination of the Night King compares as well, in that it brings a sudden victory to an otherwise unwinnable war.

    Green BrainGreen Brain9 ngày trước
  • Please make a video on the series lost

    arjun wahiarjun wahi10 ngày trước
  • A lot of people probably missed the foreshadowing from book 2, on how the realm would finally be ruled. When Catelyn Stark goes to the meeting of Stannis and Renly, she tries to get them to stop fighting by alling a "Great council" (obviously different from the "Small council" in King's Landing) where all the Lords of Westeros would choose who ruled them collectively. Yet in the story's end that's exactly what happens. They put forth Bran (since this kid literally knows everything in existence past, present and future, who better?) and that's who gets picked. Doesn't seem to me how the likes of Edmure Tully, Bronze Ron Royce and the rest of the lords that are still living, would choose but there it is. When we finally get the release of book 7, which I will eagerly expect around the year 2089 A.D., I bet GRR chooses someone else to rule though.

    Robert MaybethRobert Maybeth11 ngày trước
  • I must be the only one person in the world who liked ending lol , my fav seasons are 6 , 7 ,8.. :)

    bravo.7452bravo.745211 ngày trước
  • If Jon was the second in command,why couldn't he stop Greyworm?

    Calin MarianCalin Marian11 ngày trước
  • Ohh man.. You have destroyed the last season in 30 mins!

    Keerti VardhanKeerti Vardhan11 ngày trước
  • Worst line in the entire show: wHy Do YoU tHiNk I cAmE AlL tHiS wAy?

    DLAROCDLAROC12 ngày trước
  • I love that you pend half the video saying: and this looks like that so it’s important Amazing writing of D&D right there

    IanIan12 ngày trước
  • its simple, Daenery lost all those that were close to her. The death of Jordan, Missandei. her close Advisers and most importantly her Dragons(Childrens) is what broke Daenery. "A king with no fiends for advice is a king alone in their kingdom."

    StarCraftBoy100StarCraftBoy10012 ngày trước
  • Dear Lord, This broke our man Alt Shwift X.

    LessCommonKnowledgeLessCommonKnowledge15 ngày trước
  • straight-up nonsensical interpretation! in those days you ruled w/ an iron fist because you became a ruler by being ruthless and cunning and because you weren't afraid to use that "big stick" to x-out any and all potential challengers and plotters against your personal rule ... in a feudalistic society, kings were not elected by a popular vote!

    tianzi49tianzi4916 ngày trước
  • It sucks.

    Mr AnonymeMr Anonyme16 ngày trước
  • I heard the moraitakis greek name that is

    Giannis KokotsakisGiannis Kokotsakis17 ngày trước
  • Winter is coming!!!! Yep the Starks came and Conquerored.

    Hazezil EzikillHazezil Ezikill17 ngày trước
  • It is just so incoherent that trying to sort it out is a painful intellectual exercise.

    LudwigBeefovenLudwigBeefoven18 ngày trước
  • I mean if you wanna be honest, Jon Snow is the rightful King no matter what. He’s the king of the north and the rightful king are the seven kingdoms. And when he killed his love, he did it because she was slaughtering innocence. And Grayworm’s unwavering blind loyalty and support make some justice culpable for the death of all those innocent people.

    straycat1674straycat167418 ngày trước
  • Do Kingsguard swear vows of chastity? or are they just not allowed to marry or father children?

    slimj091slimj09119 ngày trước
    • It's similar to taking up the Black. You can't marry, have kids and can't hold land. It's why Tywin hated that Jamie became a member of the Kingsguard. Jamie couldn't be heir to Castery Rock, and couldn't continue the Lannister line.

      No NameNo Name15 ngày trước
  • The only good part about this episode is the headcanon D&D accidentally inspired that Bran is actually evil.

    Kaitlin LuksaKaitlin Luksa19 ngày trước
  • "... while he goes and... does whatever the three-eyed raven does". but we already know, what he does - he runs branhub.

    9TailsExar9TailsExar19 ngày trước
  • Of course Jon wasnt mentioned he was a kinslayer plus Jon didnt want to be a king he wanted to be free and go north

    zieg feldzieg feld19 ngày trước
  • For some reason, this came up in my recommendations in mid-2021. Thanks for reminding me how absolutely terrible and frustrating this final season was. I didn't know that I was still mad about it. I guess I am. And we'll never get a re-make.

    David GravesDavid Graves20 ngày trước
  • Bran being king pehhhh....

    KENOBİ BENKENOBİ BEN21 ngày trước
  • I never read any of the books because from what I'm told, they're as thick as phone books and I find reading anything other than something involving tech to be quite boring and puts me to sleep. The narrators summation at the end is of no consequence to those of who didn't read the books. Nothing felt rushed to me, and the characters he said who had a lot of impact but later had no meaning because there were no books to adapt, to me were still important. The example he cited about Euron Grayjoy not having any character development; really? He was a jerk who wanted to be a king. And because he was from the Iron Islands, felt he could just take whatever he wanted. How much development does one need? Personally, I thought the series was pretty good. Some episodes moved slow as hell and the pace was painful to endure. I don't know that I could have hung in there for the adaptation of three more books at the pace they moved. But it started picking up towards the end. All the dissecting is wasted energy. Maybe, considering how Ned Stark was wrongly accused and killed by the Lannisters, maybe it's fitting that Bran was suggested and lobbied to be king by a Lannister. I mean after all, a Lannister always pays his debts. Perhaps it's a debt to be paid. Maybe it's a dumb ideas but it's no worse than any other suggested for a story about a place that doesn't exist with people who aren't even real.

    Amen_ RaAmen_ Ra21 ngày trước
  • Thank you !

    Bog dahnBog dahn21 ngày trước
  • Such a pitiful ending to GoT.

    J SJ S21 ngày trước
  • They’ve basically made Wsteros into the Holy Roman Empire. They are doomed.

    Thomas KweiThomas Kwei22 ngày trước
  • everything after the start of kingslanding fight was straight up crap writing. nothing made sense in any way and in huge chunks its slapstick or trash

    Doctor Too-MuchDoctor Too-Much23 ngày trước
  • Its been a year, where the fuck is it Martin?

    Mhiko SaleMhiko Sale23 ngày trước
  • Here is a shorter explanation: bad writing

    drpapa26drpapa2623 ngày trước
  • why thing dont make sense: Cause seasons needs to end Humans cant be good or evil...for ever the struggle...So to fix humanity...just dont be a human. While this pandemic is going on...i see how terrible humans can be

    Gaming AppleGaming Apple23 ngày trước
  • - It's like the ring, in Lord of the Rings :/

    azaasazaas23 ngày trước
  • "Who has a better story?" Literally anyone else. Nobody knows him, he has no political experience, no claim to the throne, NO PERSONALITY. AG, I am still mad about this

    BelleliketheprincessBelleliketheprincess23 ngày trước
  • This still makes me sad.

    rosefliegerroseflieger24 ngày trước
  • I don't know why but when you said the king Is possibly an evil tree I laughed

    AustinAustin24 ngày trước
  • Hot Pie should of been king in the end.

    Chris P. BaconChris P. Bacon25 ngày trước
  • "Power attracts the corruptible. " Frank Herbert

    Leto IdahoLeto Idaho26 ngày trước
  • 1:25 Just like how US army liberated people living in Iraq

    Yz LYz L26 ngày trước
  • Love is the death of duty_ Maester Aemon , not Tyrion

    Nathan LungtauNathan Lungtau26 ngày trước
  • It's shit. There, saved everyone the trouble of watching this

    AMPAMP26 ngày trước
  • 3:10 Sansa and Arya

    Mr. RealisticMr. Realistic28 ngày trước
  • So you're saying that because Pod was good in bed he should have done something in this field, like working in a brothel, or anything else that allowed him to have plenty of sex, instead of doing something meaningful and honourable?

    Dani DanielaDani Daniela28 ngày trước
  • If Bran is that powerful he could have manipulated the others to vote for him

    Hoa TattisHoa Tattis28 ngày trước
  • and look what happened to the Vikings

    Hoa TattisHoa Tattis28 ngày trước
  • True power lies in not being controlled by human weaknesses.

    Dani DanielaDani Daniela29 ngày trước
  • And the realm is ruled by a evil tree XDXDXD

  • Lmao “GRRM said the next book will be out in a year”. He’s been saying that for like 6 years. It’s not happening. I think we have to wait for him to die, and people to piece together his notes

    Southpaw ChefSouthpaw ChefTháng trước
  • Drogon didn’t break shit they just made a new one with wheels

    Luca SchneiderLuca SchneiderTháng trước
  • Grey Worm went from "I'm here to execute a traitor and a murderer and I'm literally holding the knife" to "whatever you guys want" in a single sentence.

    travisbe916travisbe916Tháng trước
    • Grey worm should have died at kingslanding as part of Danny’s girlboss evolution

      Welch_incWelch_incNgày trước
  • Positive note everyone, we can wait for the remake in 20 years... since everything is remade by hollywood right?... right?

    godgrant123godgrant123Tháng trước
  • Why does nobody ,emotion the Anthony walker jr signing. Dudes gonna be huge for us

    Jake NishimuraJake NishimuraTháng trước
  • 4:15 look at Daenerys eyes

    P DawgP DawgTháng trước
  • Could you do attack on titan 😬🥺

    SuperShow3SuperShow3Tháng trước
  • Your description of the episode is so much better than the actual episode itself. crazy.

    Chad HemphillChad HemphillTháng trước
  • Fuking Hot Pie has a better story than Bran the Broken

    The SenateThe SenateTháng trước
  • i am so sorry

    Glip KlopsyiopGlip KlopsyiopTháng trước
  • "psychic fuckery", that is a quote for the ages

    Jonathan TuckerJonathan TuckerTháng trước
  • Pod didn't bang, he sang to the hookers thays why they loved him and didn't take his $

    Everything batman collectorEverything batman collectorTháng trước
  • Sansa Must be some fuckin Family! Ned Gave up his honour to save her! Jon gave up his honor to save her! She's truly the fuckin Queen in the North!

    Samsun NaharSamsun NaharTháng trước
  • looking back on it all and seeing the writer‘s intentions interpreted like this really shows that the this season could have been so much better if given more care and time. There are still weird and contradictory points but overall the season had some good themes.. the execution was just really lackluster

    LinaLinaTháng trước
  • Who is this Bittersweet character?

    Captain HunchNutsCaptain HunchNutsTháng trước
  • God was a failure of a season. Season 1-4 were the best. Downhill from there with a few exceptions.

    AdrielAdrielTháng trước
  • Great and hilarious LMFAOOOOO

    Kip ColbertKip ColbertTháng trước
  • For the Bran interpretation, it is also possible that someone who held that immense of knowledge and information, simply don't think it is their role to intervene. Imagine a knowledgeable observer who see themselves as a record keeper rather than a world affair interventionist. It is the same opinion expressed by the Citadel Archmaester Ebrose.

    dugarry500dugarry500Tháng trước
  • basically what youre telling me is that the starks are the bad guys here

    KingKingTháng trước
  • Bran becoming King is like Google becoming president of Earth. I dunno if D&D did it on purpose, but it's kinda cynical in an interesting way, and possibly a message about our own world? Unlikely they'd be able to deliver such a subtle message though but a man can dream.

    Cake7EaterCake7EaterTháng trước
  • I think Pod is still a squire, he just had matching armor. Brienne doesn’t call him ser in the one time we see him and I think she’d give him his due if she had knighted him and we’d have seen it

    Erika HeckErika HeckTháng trước
  • Fans trying hard to understand D&D D&D: "We dont even know what we were doing lmao"

    yendayoyendayoTháng trước
  • “The next book will be out in a year” 😂

    Nate NelsonNate NelsonTháng trước
  • They killed the dragon girl.... That fucking sucks

    laughy jackylaughy jackyTháng trước
  • The ending to this still irks me..

    VVTháng trước
  • I like this explanation just w/ out the F bombs not needed...

    Germaine PrienGermaine PrienTháng trước
  • Greatest show of all far.

    Chris KoshinskiChris KoshinskiTháng trước
  • This explaination felt better then the episode itself

    Raghav RRaghav RTháng trước
  • Like wolverine and jean

    Hemanko KashyapHemanko KashyapTháng trước
  • But the wheel still goes

    Edwin DixEdwin DixTháng trước
  • "That sounds like a terrible waste for Pod-the-Rod" *Queue ad about little girl with cancer*

    Mikka SteinMikka SteinTháng trước
  • *M* oh ron bringing snotzism into this.

    Lee ValleyLee ValleyTháng trước
  • Anyone knows when wheel of time is gonna be out?

    Cherry RoseCherry RoseTháng trước
  • 'Bronn master of coins!' 😂 Doesn't he have sticky paw if you know what I mean.

    Cherry RoseCherry RoseTháng trước
  • Anyone,why did Aemon refused to be king?

    Cherry RoseCherry RoseTháng trước
  • NOTHING made sense in season 8!NOTHING!

    Cherry RoseCherry RoseTháng trước
  • Can’t believe she’s dead !!! Dammmmit she was awesome

    Alps PAlps PTháng trước
  • Love how after every point he zooms out to show every thing related to it, random but nice

    Elijah DanielElijah DanielTháng trước