Takeaway coffee cup appearance in GOT this week...the jokes are endless

07 Mai, 2019, 09:59 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
  • Game of Thrones Season 8

The offending cup makes an appearance early in episode four of the show's final season, a hefty, super-sized episode of around 78 minutes. My poor fragile soul can hardly take it.

Like our Game of Thrones coverage? So it stands to reason that the white coffee cup with its sleeve does not belong in this scene.

Just in case you needed reminding who the bad guy is, Cersei had the Zombie Mountain execute Missandei while her true love Grey Worm and BFF Daenerys watched helplessly from below.

Starbucks confirmed fan speculation after posting a cheeky tweet about the Mother of Dragons' drink of choice.

But some netizens also wonder if the coffee cup was inserted deliberately, to whip up further publicity for the show.

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Echoing a sentiment felt by many, Entertainment Weekly's Jillian Sederholm took the producers to task for their arch tone over the dark cinematography.

And despite the fact that it may have been tea in that cup, TMZ reports that all the on-set coffee orders are from local Bainbridge, Ireland shops, where the show is filmed - a devastating blow to House Starbucks. "Being an actor and a coffee cup is hard, y'all".

Focusing more on Dany's mental state and buoyed by Emilia Clarke's best work as the Breaker of Chains, it was one of the finest non-battle episodes of all and definitely one of the best post-books episodes.

Downton Abbey (2010-2015), a popular British drama set in the early 20th century, released a promotional photo with a plastic water bottle in the background. Fans even started calling Winterfell "Starkbucks".


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