Game of Thrones S8E01 Explained

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  • Alt Shift X
    Alt Shift X  Il y a 2 mois +585

    Thanks for watching!
    We're holding livestreams after each episode of Season 8, at ~10pm ET Sundays: frclip.com/user/AltShiftXlive

    • Tim C
      Tim C Il y a mois

      Whoever you ARE, YOU'RE A FUCKING genius! No other website holds a candle to your insights and brain power. Who even understood "Westworld" until you were kind enough to explain it to all us cave men. The final episode was beyond disappointing. And I'm sure you felt it deeper than most. But where's our wrap up video? You were professional enough to do your Q and A but it "Wasn't Me". so I'm waiting, alone, in the dark, for the grand exit. I presume you felt it was so bad you said "Fuck It". warmly TLC

    • Tim C
      Tim C Il y a 2 mois

      Alt Shift X so no more video wrap ups? Just live feed of Q and A? Why? It’s impossible to participate. This is the single greatest web-site, but you’re turning it into a podcast. Am I out of line or do others feel the same? Peace, and many blessings.

    • Tim C
      Tim C Il y a 2 mois

      Fine, but for the rest of us, please leave your superior wrap ups. These live streams are too confusing. Way too many people raising their hands at once. And the other half fooling around. In the meantime, please get Jamie a dragon stone hand for the battle. Peace

    • Sara Rasty
      Sara Rasty Il y a 2 mois

      when u make a break down video for ep 2 let us know what u think about bran's words "he tried before with many other three-eyed ravens "

    • Ayisha Suzuci
      Ayisha Suzuci Il y a 2 mois

      Flöru Höud chirh

  • Bendetoma
    Bendetoma Il y a 19 jours +1

    Boooooy oh boy, this video did not age well. And it's not even that old.

  • SwordBreaker925
    SwordBreaker925 Il y a 21 jour

    7:32 I'd just like to point out that you cant smelt obsidian. It's just not possible to make sturdy weapons from the stuff and flintknapping is the only real way to make weapons with obsidian.
    But they've had historical inaccuracies with forging before, like when Ice (Ned Stark's sword) was melted down and poured into open-top sword molds, which is not how swords are ever made.

  • King Loser
    King Loser Il y a 21 jour

    8:23 Ahh, Darling.

  • Quiet Corner
    Quiet Corner Il y a mois

    I want to say one thing to John... Keep it in the family! If you're going to bang an aunt, definitely make it Daenerys!

  • Xavier St-Pierre-Trahan

    The pox part was funny.

  • ÖRLOGS KAPTEN
    ÖRLOGS KAPTEN Il y a mois

    Bronn will marry Ed Sheeran!

  • papapudding
    papapudding Il y a mois +3

    Both this video and comments are so hopeful and naive.
    Oh sweet summer child.

    • Dark Wizard
      Dark Wizard Il y a mois

      this episode was a good start so that's why we expected it to be good but nope

  • Anna Castro
    Anna Castro Il y a mois

    The spiral motif is lost on everyone tbh

  • Gareth Dowling
    Gareth Dowling Il y a 2 mois

    Season spoilers - Dany goes mad.

  • JamieCurrant
    JamieCurrant Il y a 2 mois +4

    Some really optimistic predictions in this one. Big summer child vibes :(

  • APC
    APC Il y a 2 mois +1

    not only targaryens can ride dragons. come on alt shift x, youre better than that.

  • Luri Ley
    Luri Ley Il y a 2 mois

    the most seamless sponsorship yoooo

  • Hanker6969
    Hanker6969 Il y a 2 mois +1

    I love how you imply that Ed Sheeran isn't a good innocent person lmao

  • Alua Sugralimova
    Alua Sugralimova Il y a 2 mois +1

    Tyrion never proved himself to Dany, why is he even still the queen hand?😅

  • Felix Kamolz
    Felix Kamolz Il y a 2 mois

    1:05 "if anyone survives the white walkers" .........

  • madmadameminx
    madmadameminx Il y a 2 mois

    The war is hurting good, innocent people. And Ed Sheeran.

  • Endless Void Studios
    Endless Void Studios Il y a 2 mois

    great vid i know your trying not to be to critical in these but I have to admit it seems a little weird when you take the time to point out Sansa mentioning food as a problem but not that they don't ever bring it up again or that deanery's says the dragons aren't doing well and can't get enough to eat despite clearly having just eaten and showing no sign's of any issues outside of her comment . Or the fact that you even talk about how in the lore of the book dragon's can't go beyond the wall a plot point the show totally shit on by having Dany save jhon with her dragons beyond the wall. There is a lot wrong with this season and I'm sure you know what I'm talking about don't be afraid to bring it up

  • Alexander Neil
    Alexander Neil Il y a 2 mois

    Fuck it, burn the city to the ground, civilisation rise and they fall you see them rise again, just ânother human trait, slaughter the innocents Dany you go girl... its been happening since the dawn of time! İt"ll be worth it to get rid of evil İncarnate Cersei!

  • Tavish N.Competent
    Tavish N.Competent Il y a 2 mois +2

    I actually come closer to believing the show will end with the story being told, by probably Sam, like some have guessed, because the intro reflects this device suspended above in the citadel, whose maesters write down and keep history. The device displays history, which indicates each episode is a chapter of the story being told. That story could be told by anyone, but I think it will be Sam, because he mentions writing down history, while at the citadel, in the scene where he responds to the grand maesters work not being poetic. Game of Thrones as a title, is rather poetic. Something Sam would most likely title his book of history.

  • Carbon2861996
    Carbon2861996 Il y a 2 mois

    The writers don't realize the upside-down cross is the symbol of St. Peter?

  • theusernameicoodfind
    theusernameicoodfind Il y a 2 mois +1

    Who is Tyrion? A plot device for Danny!

  • Alxs End
    Alxs End Il y a 2 mois +1

    "It’s hurting good and innocent people … and Ed Sheeran."

  • Leandro Bareiro
    Leandro Bareiro Il y a 2 mois +1

    Antes le ponías subtitulos en español 😞

  • glitch
    glitch Il y a 2 mois +9

    years of fear of the white walkers...
    who will survive? who won't?


    aaaaand everyone survived.

  • captain clary
    captain clary Il y a 2 mois

    Didn't Bran have a vision about his fall? In season 6 episode 6, before Benjen saves Mera and Bran.

  • Flying Penguin
    Flying Penguin Il y a 2 mois +5

    "If anyone survives the White Walkers" ༼ノ° ͜ʖ °༽︵ ┻━┻

  • John von Shepard
    John von Shepard Il y a 2 mois

    Jon isn't King no more.........

  • LukyBalboa
    LukyBalboa Il y a 2 mois

    It was the most gentle advert i ever saw. Congrats bro

  • Johnny Alfonso
    Johnny Alfonso Il y a 2 mois

    Thank you for not repeating yourself so much in this video.

  • ooshalia
    ooshalia Il y a 2 mois

    i can see him choosing stark and handing the throne over

  • Paawan Patel
    Paawan Patel Il y a 2 mois +1

    Watching this with hindsight having seen ep 3 is interesting

  • thecrazyhamster
    thecrazyhamster Il y a 2 mois

    Game of thrones: friendship is magic 🦄

  • Mike Anetsberger
    Mike Anetsberger Il y a 2 mois

    My favorite parts are the parts where you go back to older episodes or book history, otherwise its just kinda.. the play by play..

  • Mike Anetsberger
    Mike Anetsberger Il y a 2 mois

    My theory is that the crystal that turned the Night King into the Night King is still around and will play a role in the next 3 episodes. I don't see why it wouldn't still exist, kind of a plot hole if it doesn't.

  • Lily Slipcast
    Lily Slipcast Il y a 2 mois

    So many stupid dick jokes 😤

  • Neptune Joo
    Neptune Joo Il y a 2 mois +1

    After episode 3, we reach the point when fans theories are more interesting than the show.

  • David Moore
    David Moore Il y a 2 mois

    Is theon now becoming an unsullied warrior

  • K T
    K T Il y a 2 mois

    That sponsor ad transition was so smooth

  • Edward Lapine
    Edward Lapine Il y a 2 mois

    Dragon glass is not obsidian.
    You cannot cast obsidian the way they do in the show.
    Dragon glass also appears to be far more durable and less brittle than obsidian.

  • iSiragxl
    iSiragxl Il y a 2 mois

    Good video like always, and damn that was a nice segway to your ad.

  • Lina Gromyak
    Lina Gromyak Il y a 2 mois +3

    He is giving so much meaning to the new season and proposing so many good theories... I came here after episode 3 and yeah... the show is not that intelligent anymore...

    • Lina Gromyak
      Lina Gromyak Il y a 2 mois

      Brian Scalabrine definitely!!! And it makes me so mad!!! I can’t even fully enjoy the earlier seasons!

    • Brian Scalabrine
      Brian Scalabrine Il y a 2 mois

      Lina Gromyak it’s pain me how the show turned out, so many amazing theories and depth just flushed down the shitter.

  • Amazatastic
    Amazatastic Il y a 2 mois

    "theres been a lot of jokes about dicks since they ran out of book material" THE SHADE IM HERE FOR IT

  • Pat W
    Pat W Il y a 2 mois +1

    I could hear you smiling as you made that SUPER smooth transition into the audible plug. That was slick as hell dude.

  • Grimoire666
    Grimoire666 Il y a 2 mois

    12:17- Or the true head of the Iron Bank is actually a dwarf like Tyrion- having heard of Cersei's own mistreatment of her brother and the execution of dwarfs in general; thus denies her out of justified anger.
    Cersei could ask the Night King for undead mammoths, but that's not as likely- though it is the closest that she'll ever get to having pachyderms.

  • Skull Greymon
    Skull Greymon Il y a 2 mois

    Bran is just DR Strange GOT

  • brandonmoves
    brandonmoves Il y a 2 mois +1

    you are the reason I've made it this far in Game of Thrones. Thank you for laying out the stakes so clearly, every time.

  • Jaded Joker
    Jaded Joker Il y a 2 mois

    As a kid we always welcomed tomboys. This was in the 90's. We never looked at them as much different from the other girls other than maybe they were cooler because they like the things we like. It was just one more body for any teams that we were putting together. The people that gave them the hardest time were OTHER FEMALES and they could be brutal. It's just like the myth that all men talk about are boobs and sex. I've never had a conversation with any male friend about either of those that lasted longer than a couple of minutes. Women on the other hand obsess over those things and project that obsession onto males. This narrative that's been out there for so long is bogus and old.

  • Belinda Wilson
    Belinda Wilson Il y a 2 mois +1

    "It hurting good people and ed sheeran" 😂 😂 😂

  • KJH 12
    KJH 12 Il y a 2 mois

    Spanish sub PLZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

  • LeftEyeless
    LeftEyeless Il y a 2 mois

    This is high quality content. Holy shit.

  • Ser Arrec of the Dreadfort

    Hey what will the Dreadfort have to do with this, as I think it hasn’t been consumed by the walkers.

  • Steven Young
    Steven Young Il y a 2 mois +3

    I just realized something everyone who King Robert embraced died... What it that's the same for Jon or Dany in that episode now??

  • unit03
    unit03 Il y a 2 mois +1

    I love listening to audiobooks on dragon back

  • ricen0odle
    ricen0odle Il y a 2 mois

    guys check his twitter this is what he said
    twitter.com/AltShiftX/status/1122202215601455104

  • Chris Fontaine
    Chris Fontaine Il y a 2 mois +1

    the comments are hysterical....
    NOW: where is episode two review... you take longer than GRRM does to write the last two books.....
    RIGHT AFTER VIDEO UPLOADS: your videos are the absolute best!!!! hands down!! Best quality!!!

  • Horia Galitianu
    Horia Galitianu Il y a 2 mois +1

    14:02 lol

  • Amirichi
    Amirichi Il y a 2 mois +8

    Brooo we need episode 2 asap!

  • OneHourShower
    OneHourShower Il y a 2 mois +6

    Damn dude I’ve been looking for your new video every day this week. This sucks.

  • diljin shaji
    diljin shaji Il y a 2 mois +5

    Where is episode 2 review?

  • 2Corfive17
    2Corfive17 Il y a 2 mois +10

    Can you provide a breakdown on your video making process so we know why it takes so long?

  • Tim C
    Tim C Il y a 2 mois +3

    Where’s our episode two wrap up? It’s Saturday and the live Q and A isn’t enough. I have to work and not around. Boo Hoo. Why do they have to upgrade everything?

  • Andrew Austin
    Andrew Austin Il y a 2 mois

    they ruined most of the characters at this point. i'll be waiting for the real story if they ever get finished.

  • Roni Coco 757
    Roni Coco 757 Il y a 2 mois +8

    Will e2 breakdown be out before episode 3?

  • Cansu K
    Cansu K Il y a 2 mois +8

    WHERE IS THE EPISODE 2 RECAP?

    • Cansu K
      Cansu K Il y a 2 mois

      @OneHourShower I know but last week on live stream he said it will come soon this week. It is always worth to wait but since i am done with all the possible videos i can see 😂

    • OneHourShower
      OneHourShower Il y a 2 mois +1

      Cansu Kaya this dude takes forever.

  • John Doe
    John Doe Il y a 2 mois +2

    Really hope the little finger theory holds out

    • John Doe
      John Doe Il y a 2 mois

      ​@Julia frclip.com/channel/UCTTSKhFd-Jzql0AnKMsPMlg these ones

    • Julia
      Julia Il y a 2 mois

      what theory do you mean?

  • Budza
    Budza Il y a 2 mois

    You are obligated to tell if this video, contains sponsored content.

    • Budza
      Budza Il y a 2 mois +1

      @Chris Fontaine HAHA xD

    • Chris Fontaine
      Chris Fontaine Il y a 2 mois

      @budza true story

    • Budza
      Budza Il y a 2 mois

      @Chris Fontaine Cool story

    • Chris Fontaine
      Chris Fontaine Il y a 2 mois

      someone should burn you to death with dragon fire........

  • QuickClips Art
    QuickClips Art Il y a 2 mois +4

    Episode 3 tommorow so when is this new video

  • Akua Hope
    Akua Hope Il y a 2 mois

    Thanks for the insights! Great to listen to and consider as i await the next episode.

  • Tom Wiech
    Tom Wiech Il y a 2 mois +4

    Way to slack on season 8!