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Warning: This article contains spoilers for basically all of Game of Thrones.
After 8 years, Game of Thrones came to end on Sunday with a furious fan backlash as viewers lashed out at what they saw as nonsensical plot points and botched character development.
Unfortunately, those issues are ultimately subjective and we can’t prove whether the showrunners got the ending right or wrong.
But one thing we can prove is the ridiculous production errors in the show's final season.
From that Starbuck coffee cup to the plastic water bottle in the show’s finale, attention to detail has not been Game of Thrones’ strength.
Carelessness is not a new problem either, as fans have been spotting countless editing mistakes since the show started.
Game of Thrones’ started making mistakes very early on. In the first episode of the series, an extra can be seen walking in the background wearing jeans.
Watching the Game Of Thrones first episode and there a guy in the background with a straight up Patagonia jacket, b… https://t.co/4rl923PvSc — kevinbiegel (@kevinbiegel)
The show had a much smaller budget in those days so maybe the extra was asked to bring his own costume…
In season 6’s “Battle of the Bastards”, Jon Snow uses his Valyrian steel sword Longclaw.
Valyrian steel is renowned for its strength in comparison with ordinary steel, but that’s not how it looked in this clip from the episode.
@JacobLarche62 @AndyRichter https://t.co/wJepHtwAhy — future ex mrs. malcolm 🌧 (@future ex mrs. malcolm 🌧)
Jon was clearly getting a little bit too excited with his prop sword.
In the show’s official opening credits, the names of cast-members are attached to the symbols of the house their character represents – or at least that’s what it looks like…
While many of the cast-members and symbols make sense – Sean Bean (RIP) for House Stark and Lena Headey for House Lannister – there’s a lot that don’t.
Emilia Clarke has the same symbol as Headey and Sophie Turner as Sansa seems to have a Targaryen symbol, along with other unexplained combinations.
Maybe it’s not a mistake, but it is unnecessarily confusing.
One of the most confusing moments of the season 8 was the sudden change in the landscape of King’s Landing.
The capital of the Seven Kingdoms used to overlook Blackwater Bay – hence the Battle of Blackwater - but in the last season, it appears to be surrounded by desert.
According to the intro credits, Cersei managed to move King’s Landing so that it no longer has a harbor. https://t.co/gZiZRSBgdx — 🏜🔋, fka ☕️ (@🏜🔋, fka ☕️)
They want me to believe these are the same King's Landing? https://t.co/cHKeubpwzg — Craig Bro Dude (@Craig Bro Dude)
This isn’t a mistake that made it into the final show but it did make it into one of the press shots.
As Stannis Baratheon lies defeated, a small box with wires (possibly a pump for fake blood) can be seen by his leg.
Can’t forget Stannis and his laptop charger in season 5 loool https://t.co/21eQnuxzt9 — kate (@kate)
The wires are less obvious in the episode but they can still be faintly seen in the much darker final shot.
This one isn't necessarily a production gaffe but it's definitely an error of judgement.
Before the show’s finale, Sophie Ellis-Bexter posted pictures on Instagram which show she was an extra during the Battle of Winterfell.
Ellis-Bexter appeared with her husband Richard Jones but unfortunately, you won’t see them in the episode.
For some reason, the editors decided we didn’t deserve a cameo from the 2000s pop star.
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