About Game of Thrones
It is an HBO sequence representing the story of a medieval country’s civil war. It is an immensely renowned television show that came on HBO for four seasons and then was aired on Hotstar and other applications. GOT was based on the classic fiction novel series, A Song of Fire and Ice, that George R.R. Martin wrote.
What is the show all about?
It was first aired in April 2011 and is based on the fictional regions of Westeros and Essos in a setting that matches the Middle Ages of Earth. When its story starts, they show that the decade long summer is about to end and the winter is about to come. Each season of GOT resembles a particular novel or parts of the novel.
Which season correlates to the novel?
Some viewers get confused that every season is made from a specific novel, but that is not true. Let us see which season relates to the novels:
Season 1- This season is made on the entire first novel, named, The Game of Thrones
Season 2- This one was created from the complete second novel, A Clash of Kings.
Season 3- This season was made from the first half of the third novel, A Storm of Swords
Season 4- This season was formed from the rest of the third novel, A Feast of Crows
Season 5- Most likely, it was created from the rest of the fourth and fifth novels, A Feast of Crows and A Dance with Dragons.
It has fantastic characters, and the people they chose to play them were outstanding. Everyone played their role so well that it is because of them that this series became so popular. It had Peter Dinklage, who won the Emmy award for his Tyrion Lannister. Some of the other significant GOT characters were Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Aidan Gillen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Charles Dance, and Maisie Williams.
The name of its producers is David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. They are the ones who are said to be D&D. Some people believe that D&D was the reference to Dungeon and Dragons. Later, when the last season got so much criticism, some people said that instead of their names referring to D&D, they should be called dumb and dumber. (See What Exactly does Dracarys Mean in Game of Thrones?)
Why people criticized them?
They were trolled because of the last season of the GOT as it did not meet the audience’s expectations. After this last season, they did not even face the camera or come for an interview. They just went quiet and chose not to handle any of the gruff criticism.
Records made by GOT
Although its ending was not top-notch, the overall show was a big success and broke many records. By its seventh season, the viewing figures were stratospheric. Its final episode was watched by 16.5 million people watching live, and 15 million people saw it later. In 2016, it had an average demand of 7,191,848 globally. It has received the maximum Emma Awards for a drama series and made many such records.