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.

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  • Glenn Bullock
    Glenn Bullock  11 hours back

    Also, As a sickly devoted GoT TV show fan, and as someone who watched the series finales of some of the other great shows and dramas of the modern era, I can honestly say that some GoT fans are seriously overreacting. This was not the worst finale. I think this one hurt the most, mainly because this show was more popular than the others, especially at the time of its finale. People forget that the Sopranos popularity (and show quality) peaked in Season 4. Seasons 5 & 6, with Phil Leotardo as the main baddie, was slightly less interesting. And, if people remember correctly, David Chase pulled a D&D and broke Season 6 into 2 parts instead of just doing a full Season 6 & 7. Also, Tony defeated Phil prior to the show's ending, so people got what they wanted their. The ending was unexpected and disliked, but at least people know Tony won. Lost was terrible its last few seasons, went on 2 long, and people just hoped that by ending it, the showrunners could do a good ending. They were wrong. Seinfeld fell off the last 2 seasons because Larry David left, and his return for the finale seemed out of place. The Wire's 4th season may have been the greatest season of TV in TV history, but the 5th season with the newspaper angle seemed forced (and the theme for the 5th season was horrible, as compared to the 4th season, which I have on a loop because it was so funky). Plus, the Wire was never a ratings darling, so very few people were there to watch it and be disappointed. GoT, on the other hand, increased in popularity and was still good, up until S8E4 and E5. The height was greater than the other shows, so the fall was bound to be worse. So, it feels worse, but in fairness I dont believe it was. In time, we'll look at the ending for GoT as underwhelming: what we will remember is the needlessly abbreviated last 2 seasons, the shockingly bad mistakes (lighting, coffe cups, water bottles), and the feeling that D&D bailed out early to get on to other things. I hope HBO and GRRM have learned a lesson here and will force the next GoT prequel showrrunner(s) to commit to finishing what they start. If you are doing 10 episodes a year, DO 10 EPISODES A YEAR!!!

    • Glenn Bullock
      Glenn Bullock  11 hours back

      Isn't it funny that the guy who wrote the best episode of Season 8--Bryan Cogman, Episode 2, Knight of the 7 Kingdoms--was not retained by HBO, and has since joined Amazon and their Lord of the Rings TV adaptation. Bryan primarily left HBO because they decided not to pickup the GoT prequel that he was heading. Just find that odd. In retrospect, D&D should have let Bryan write all of Season 8, based on the episode he wrote.

      • alien sauce
        alien sauce  12 hours back

        The actual script is in the description and he actually filmed himself saying the script, just a lil' spice of EndGame

        • 7452
          7452  13 hours back

          Someone got a new green screen

          • melting crayon
            melting crayon  14 hours back

            I knew I should've stopped when the mini Jack appeared, yet I stayed and watched the full thing anyway.

            • living_dead_guy_222
              living_dead_guy_222  15 hours back

              Game of thrones is actually for stupid people.

              • JJ Plays
                JJ Plays  17 hours back

                How does jack have 4.5 million subscribers

                I mean *only* have 4.5

                • Luis Gonzalez
                  Luis Gonzalez  21 hours back

                  You are a loser

                  • Ivan Lamparelli
                    Ivan Lamparelli  23 hours back

                    You forgot about the night king. What the f*** was the whole point of the army of the dead?

                    • Marina Knežević
                      Marina Knežević  1 days back

                      The most anoying video i have ever watched

                      • some guy with no life
                        some guy with no life  1 days back

                        Sorry jack i watched endgame and i didnt like it

                        • robert powers
                          robert powers  1 days back

                          have you seen endgame yet?

                          • Entitled Vegetables
                            Entitled Vegetables  1 days back

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

                            • Michael Johnson
                              Michael Johnson  1 days back

                              Next!...Game of Thongs.

                              • Gurveen
                                Gurveen  1 days back

                                why do i even watch ur videos anymore lmao

                                • Dasha Young
                                  Dasha Young  1 days back

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

                                  • Damian Smith
                                    Damian Smith  1 days back

                                    Sweet baby Lucifer this is an audio nightmare

                                    • Grim Sleeper
                                      Grim Sleeper  2 days back

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

                                      • fynn bearfoot
                                        fynn bearfoot  2 days back

                                        like a horrific snake

                                        • Kactusman
                                          Kactusman  2 days back

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

                                          • veikka toivari
                                            veikka toivari  2 days back

                                            A lightswitch

                                            • Garrick Vachs
                                              Garrick Vachs  2 days back

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

                                              • Jiggly Jayden
                                                Jiggly Jayden  2 days back

                                                who is endgame, what the hell

                                                • Tv and Ev epic vids
                                                  Tv and Ev epic vids  2 days back

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

                                                  • FabolousNupe
                                                    FabolousNupe  3 days back


                                                    • Badger DragonInc.
                                                      Badger DragonInc.  3 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  3 days back


                                                          • Filipe's morning of gaming

                                                            What a good point

                                                            • DAJOKER808
                                                              DAJOKER808  3 days back

                                                              Are you sweating ?

                                                              • churg err
                                                                churg err  3 days back

                                                                Headache achieved

                                                                • Kuroemii
                                                                  Kuroemii  3 days back

                                                                  Hold up is that Alix?

                                                                  • Bill Gates
                                                                    Bill Gates  3 days back

                                                                    I was too focused on thanos dancing

                                                                    • ZACH R
                                                                      ZACH R  3 days back

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

                                                                      • Normantas
                                                                        Normantas  3 days back

                                                                        No sponsor?

                                                                        • Jordan Ortiz
                                                                          Jordan Ortiz  3 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  3 days back

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

                                                                              • Shaggy Rogers
                                                                                Shaggy Rogers  4 days back

                                                                                Endgame of thrones

                                                                                • Adrianne Kok
                                                                                  Adrianne Kok  4 days back

                                                                                  this physically hurt to watch

                                                                                  • Teal Squid
                                                                                    Teal Squid  4 days back

                                                                                    all very valid reasons

                                                                                    • Henrik Opheim Hegre
                                                                                      Henrik Opheim Hegre  4 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  4 days back

                                                                                        What. A. Madlad.

                                                                                        • Yo Bro
                                                                                          Yo Bro  4 days back

                                                                                          I watched Endgame last night

                                                                                          • Bincy John
                                                                                            Bincy John  4 days back

                                                                                            Well this made me mad at him

                                                                                            • klEb
                                                                                              klEb  3 days back

                                                                                              Welcome to jacksfilms

                                                                                          • MYSTER
                                                                                            MYSTER  4 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  4 days back

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

                                                                                              • Mel
                                                                                                Mel  4 days back

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