As it turns out, though, we're lucky to be getting a final season at all. Well, kinda. The eighth season was originally conceived not as a a series of episodes, but as three two-hour movies. Why? Because showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss weren't sure whether they'd ever get the budget necessary to give the show the finale it so richly deserved -- a problem (and idea) that disappeared after GOT became the biggest thingamabob out there.
Of course, this could all be an elaborate fake-out, considering the decoy endings they've filmed! Or maybe not! It's hard to tell, but at least we haven't long to wait!
Six months?! What the fu-
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