Interesting behind the scenes facts about Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones first hit our screens in 2011 and since then has gone on to become one of the most popular television shows of all time. So far it has run for seven seasons and is due to come crashing to a halt with the eighth and final season expected to air in 2019. Viewers were hooked to the show famed for its blood, violence, and nudity from the very first episode. Many characters have been bumped off, and it is one of the few shows where you have no idea who is safe and who isn’t. Here we will bring you some of the most mind blowing facts from the unpredictable fantasy show and the people who brought it to life for our entertainment. Besides the uber-violence, the show has captured many people’s attention thanks to the internal politics and backstabbing that goes on in the fictional world of Westeros and beyond. There are so many layers to the show that it really has a bit of something for everyone. There are sword fights, dragons, grand costumes, feasts, courtroom dramas, character progression, and even zombies.

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Having a favorite character in Game of Thrones is risky as you can’t get attached to anyone. As soon as you think you’re becoming a fan of a character they might just find themselves with their head on a spike, or being fed to the dogs. You just can’t predict what is going to happen next. Even fans who have read the original book series are in the dark. The author of the story that inspired Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin, hasn’t finished his book series yet. People who have read the book used to know what was coming next and threatened to spoil the show for those unaware. Now the tables have turned, and the story in the show has gone beyond where the books got to, much to the dismay of the book readers.


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The show is shot in various locations across the globe, including Northern Ireland, Croatia and Iceland, featuring a diverse landscape and broad range of characters. Each location has been carefully chosen to represent best the locations described in the series of novels – A Song of Ice and Fire.

We will bring you some of the most mind blowing facts about Game of Thrones, but it comes with a spoiler warning. If you haven’t caught up with the most recent season then there may be some spoilers in this for you, so you have been warned.

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