After eight seasons, 71 episodes and countless deaths (though we actually think it’s 5,863), Game of Thrones has come to an end.
And to say its final episode, “The Iron Throne,” divided fans would probably be too kind…
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(This is pretty much spoiler-free, but you really need to watch the episode immediately)
The third episode from the final season of Game of Thrones was truly an event. ”The Long Night” contained off one of the most action-packed 82 minutes in the history of TV or film.
But something this huge and consequential also runs the risk of producing some very divisive reactions. It seems like for every “That was incredible,” there was an equal and opposite “Worst episode ever.”
There is no question that the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones is an event. The hype, which we looked at last week, was overwhelming as everyone anticipated the debut of Season 8’s first episode.
But what does a Game of Thrones hangover look like for millions of fans? We dug into the online engagement of the day after every debut episode and here’s what we found:
Winter is almost here. Game of Thrones’ final season is upon us and, after two years of waiting, it’s not an overstatement to say that this may be the biggest thing to ever happen on TV. And we wanted to see what the hype train is looking like for the final season, at least when it comes to online engagement – so we did some digging…