The Ultimate Video Essay Guide to ‘Game of Thrones’

Get up to speed before the new season begins.
By  · Published on July 11th, 2017

Get up to speed before the new season begins.

No doubt the biggest thing in TV this week is the impending premiere of Game of Thrones seventh season, which drops this weekend on HBO. As there’s never really been a television show with so much mythology steeped into its narrative, there’s a lot to examine in the series: plenty of places to go deep diving for symbolism, plenty of facets to rank, and plenty of theories to explore.

In honor of season seven, I’ve scrounged up nine of the best video essays I could find on GoT, covering everything from the repercussions of morality, to the 10 most powerful fighters in the show, to the biggest clues you might have missed. It’s everything you need – and maybe a little more – to get you amped up for the new season.

Game of Thrones: The Repercussions of Morality

“The North Remembers:” is there a Grand Northern Conspiracy?

The Top 3 Fighters in Game of Thrones According to Jaime Lannister

10 Most Powerful Fighters in Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones Before and After They Were Famous

The Biggest Clues You’ve Never Noticed in Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones Symbolism: Houses and the Starks

What Writers Should Learn from Game of Thrones

Valar Morghulis: The First and Last Character Shots in Game of Thrones

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