Game of Thrones S8E04 Explained

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What happens in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 4, and what does it mean? Who rules the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros? Why is Bran talking about wheelchairs? Has Arya abandoned her family? Has Jaime failed at redemption? Why is Varys a political weathervane? Where did Euron get his MLG 360 noscope dragon headshot skills? Will Daenerys burn King’s Landing?
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nofear44 - 25 दिन पहले
Bran: "I don't really want anymore"... 2 episodes later: "Why do you think I came all this way?". XD
wilder cerrate
wilder cerrate - 29 दिन पहले
Dana Jones
Dana Jones - महीने पहले
You called Bran's reign
Simon Hylander
Simon Hylander - महीने पहले
was I really the only one who saw the lag of pets for ghost, as jon not being ready to say goodbye to the northern part of himself yet????
like not even after the fact. when I watched it the first time
ya3goob master
ya3goob master - महीने पहले
nice video as always I like how you explain each episode and your iq 10000
keeganshigh - महीने पहले
Pod the rod is stupid, TriPod, that's the ticket.
Sheldon Cooper
Sheldon Cooper - महीने पहले
What kind of fuckery is this
Dozha Deville
Dozha Deville - 2 महीने पहले
Jon should've just fkd Sansa!!
Sephi D
Sephi D - 2 महीने पहले
I feel so sad for you. Even with the plot having taken a noisedive, in each new episode review you'd tried to make as best a prediction as you could. And D&D just kept hammering you down. I've yet to watch your ep5 and 6 overviews, yet I expect you to be destroyed at the end of it all. I mean you no offence, it's just ... such a fascinating experience, it makes me remember watching s8 again, makes me want to laugh and cry at the same time.
Jr Jackson
Jr Jackson - 2 महीने पहले
Jon and Daenerys get their fuck on 🤣🤣🤣
Daniel Lockett
Daniel Lockett - 2 महीने पहले
"Jon and Daenarys get their f**k on until they remember that Dany is jon's aunt"
I lost it there
Activision & EA, Twin Pairs of Destruction
Activision & EA, Twin Pairs of Destruction - 2 महीने पहले
10:25 is why it made it REALLY hard to sympathize with Kings Landing, even with the bad writing.
I had no remorse for people that hate someone but refuse to rise up against him/her and worse of all, mourn their loss.
Josh Neito
Josh Neito - 2 महीने पहले
You explain the death of her dragon so perfect there was no emotion for me in season 8 and the season befpre had more meaning even tho way less happened its all backwards.
Josh Neito
Josh Neito - 2 महीने पहले
Disappointed by this season especially after all the build up.
HYPER x Camby
HYPER x Camby - 2 महीने पहले
What the FUCK ?! How do you get 99% of your predictions right ? Holy shit
Emanuel Alicea
Emanuel Alicea - 2 महीने पहले
this mf predicted bran as king lol
SolidSnakeOil - 2 महीने पहले
Why give Bron Highgarden? The Twins would make more sense. There's almost nothing to manage and lots of money to make from tolls. All he'd really have to do is protect the small folk and guarentee food movement and he'd be beloved. Marry one of Walder's hotter daughters to secure his position and he'd be set. I'm sure everyone would like him more than the Freys.
Vontos' Magic Murder Bag
Vontos' Magic Murder Bag - 3 महीने पहले
So Sam got Gilly pregnant while he was at Oldtown, right? So while he still considered himself a brother of the Night's Watch and before the wall is destroyed and the Night's Watch dies? Sansa's not the only oath breaker revealed in this episode.
THE ANGRY MARINE - 3 महीने पहले
"Daenerys needs to find a way to remove Cersie without killing innocent people"
*It's Always Sunny music*
_Daenerys kills innocent people at King's Lander_
Official iHeartLeila
Official iHeartLeila - 3 महीने पहले
thecahn - 3 महीने पहले
Wait, people were already predicting that Bran would be king and Jon would become a Night’s Watchman again... before season 8? I thought those were the most ridiculous things to come out of this season. But now I’m thinking maybe the writers didn’t screw up quite as much as I thought...
Nealikus - 3 महीने पहले
I just don't see why Jaime could've have just killed a dragon when he charged Dany in the last season. His character doesn't do anything afterwards, and we wouldn't have to have seen such a stupid reason to kill off another dragon.
King Loser
King Loser - 3 महीने पहले
21:08 Who are you.. Bran? :)
Ben Samuel
Ben Samuel - 4 महीने पहले
In the books Drakarys means freedom
Daemi George
Daemi George - 4 महीने पहले
Just like again tho varys flipping over tyrion stopped following, Jon killing like you have better powers than bran
Daemi George
Daemi George - 4 महीने पहले
I just have to say all your predictions were spot on man like fr tho Jon returning to the north, bran being king , dany's death like fr tho
Alexey Baal
Alexey Baal - 4 महीने पहले
john is still a stark, because lyana was a stark
Bendetoma - 3 महीने पहले
Not how it works. The family of the child is the male side, which is a Targaryen.
KickYouInTheThroat - 4 महीने पहले
Jaime`s first time with anyone other than Cersei?!?!
OK it makes sense and I trust your word on it...But holy shit how did he manage to not at least accidentally fuck someone else given his status and looks.
Brooke Ryan
Brooke Ryan - 4 महीने पहले
This fucking discount jack sparrow. Oh my god I’m dead
F C - 4 महीने पहले
You called the ending pretty much on point!
Xavier St-Pierre-Trahan
Xavier St-Pierre-Trahan - 4 महीने पहले
Is anyone going to mention the shortest Winter in history here?
2nd3rd1st - 4 महीने पहले
19:42 Haha, actually very Good Lip Reading there xD
Larkin Hancock
Larkin Hancock - 4 महीने पहले
The North has so many open lands now it makes no sense why the Wildlings would leave with all that open land and the debt the northern folk owe them.
Kobe Leonard
Kobe Leonard - 4 महीने पहले
You were all too right about Bran
Neerupan Ganeshaan
Neerupan Ganeshaan - 4 महीने पहले
Haha “360 no scopes” 😂😂😂
Jesus Staccato
Jesus Staccato - 4 महीने पहले
"If the show wants to be really surprising they could end with Bran on the throne."

C'mon man, that's too ridiculous even for you.
William Wainwright
William Wainwright - 4 महीने पहले
Jaime lord commander of the Queens Guard, left his real love Breanne to go try and save his sister the queen of Westros knowing he'd likely be captured and killed or die in kingslanding. His might be the most tragic ending.
Lachie Nicholson
Lachie Nicholson - 4 महीने पहले
The mad lad actually called it. King Bran the broken
Sayon - 5 महीने पहले
Alt Shift X just Branned this episode! So many predictions became true!
Brian - 5 महीने पहले
14:04 ah that old move. It's like my main thing. They know me at my local grocery store and have my pallet of butter waiting for me.
Huntracony - 5 महीने पहले
Rant about Tyrion talking to Cersei: she's on the wall, he's not, yet he talks. TALKS. In fact, he almost whispers. Do you see how far they are apart? Can you imagine the wind on top of that wall? You'd need to shout if you want any chance at all of being heard, but no. He talked as if she was five feet away and in the same room. And when they cut to Cersei it is just as loud as it is two feet from Tyrion's face, but then with a magical echo, despite them not being in an enclosed space. That really bothered me.
Tiago Santos
Tiago Santos - 5 महीने पहले
You predicted so many things in this video, or at least hinted at them, amazing work!
First you got Bran on the throne, then Dany as a Mad Queen, Jon going behind the wall (and giving Ghost a pat!), Varys' execution and even hinted at Jon killing Dany. All theories of course until then, but they all came together
Ray Calderon
Ray Calderon - 5 महीने पहले
Awesome! this video was Spot-On!
Shawn Boudreau
Shawn Boudreau - 5 महीने पहले
Lol he really likes using the shot of Melisandre with flames in her eyes.
To be fair, I think that was one of the nicest looking shots in season 8.
muaaz raja
muaaz raja - 5 महीने पहले
Bran could end up on the throne , one comment that aged well.
mds sdm
mds sdm - 5 महीने पहले
Ur channel rockx sir
Mlabelle33 - 5 महीने पहले
I was a little sad when I saw you link those Bran's Odds 2 weeks before the series final. Of course some people who alrdy knew the end were using the Odds to make some easy money. It kinda spoiled my "Bran reaveal". Still love your work AltShiftX. Specialy that BloodRaven and Prince that was promise Video.
Ruilai Xue
Ruilai Xue - 5 महीने पहले
guess what
Joey X Smith
Joey X Smith - 5 महीने पहले
3:40 Wow! You was right about Bran!
Abraham Munzar
Abraham Munzar - 5 महीने पहले
I bet you can't explain that Starbucks Coffee that was next two Deanerys Targaren.
Jaz Helton
Jaz Helton - 5 महीने पहले
Don’t get me wrong this whole season makes me want to yeet myself into traffic
Jaz Helton
Jaz Helton - 5 महीने पहले
I thought the Sansa smile was more of a joke between her and Sandor because he used to be the Hound and she used hounds to get back at Ramsay?
Queen B
Queen B - 5 महीने पहले
Smartest product placement ever. They are now forever linked with the most popular show ever.
Dragon’s Touch
Dragon’s Touch - 5 महीने पहले
14:08 can someone please explain the butter part?
jamesmdii - 5 महीने पहले
The naval ambush scene fell so flat for me omg. I didn't even believe it was happening because it felt like it came literally out if nowhere and idk I feel like losing a freakin dragon should be at least a decently impactful scene but idk it felt like they just brushed it off like?m
Tommy De Sadi
Tommy De Sadi - 5 महीने पहले
Well, technically, it wasn't necessarily Jon who betrayed Daenerys.
Bran told it to them
Erika Marquez
Erika Marquez - 5 महीने पहले
Can u pls write ur own ver of S8, u have better analysis than the actual writers 😩 and there's been so much plot holes
Simon Eriksson
Simon Eriksson - 5 महीने पहले
The first time I watched this episode Eurons ambush on Dannerys dragons and fleet ruined it for me but after seeing it again I realized there were a lot of things in this episode that I really liked so I made a video about those
岩の下駅 - 5 महीने पहले
Can't believe you didn't mention that Pod drank when Tyrion guessed "You're a virgin", revealing that Pod's whole "magic cock" story (which he never confirmed, it was Bron's guessing that invented this myth) was another scheme by Littlefinger.
Casgan - 5 महीने पहले
This fuckin episode felt like a filler episode, the same shit you see in anime...