25 Fascinating Game Of Thrones Facts You’ve Got To See

Posted by , Updated on July 13, 2017

Game of Thrones is one of the hottest television shows on the planet. With millions of fans worldwide craving more seasons, the show could go on forever. Sadly, pretty soon, it will wrap up for good with two more seasons coming down the pike. Known for its complicated characters and plots, it’s only natural for it to confuse a few people and separate fact from fiction. Well, we’re here to settle things once and for all. Here are 25 Fascinating Game Of Thrones Facts You’ve Got To See.

25

Peter Dinklage's Tyrion Lannister has appeared in more episodes than any other character.

Peter DinklageSource: http://www.thewrap.com
24

The White Walkers makeup takes 3 hours to put on with a team of 15 people putting it all together.

GoTSource: http://www.vulture.com
23

In the original story outline, Jon Snow, Arya Stark, and Tyrion Lannister were in a love triangle.

arya starkSource: https://fansided.com/
22

In the scene where she eats a horse heart, Emilia Clarke was covered in so much fake sticky blood she literally got stuck to the toilet.

emilia clarkSource: http://www.dailymail.co.uk
21

In the books, Catelyn Stark survived her death at the Red Wedding.

catelyn starkSource: https://fansided.com

20

While in the show Jon Snow is betrayed and killed, in the books he's killed because he breaks his oath.

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19

Jonathan Pryce hates fantasy and initially turned down an early role on the show.

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18

The Iron Throne is much bigger in the books than it is in the show.

iron throneSource: http://www.telegraph.co.uk
17

The original pilot was so awful it almost ended the show before it began. Luckily for fans everywhere, that didn't happen.

game of thronesSource: https://fansided.com
16

So far, there have been 150,966 on-screen deaths.

kit haringtonSource: http://www.telegraph.co.uk
15

Dothraki is a real language crafted by linguist David J. Peterson.

Khal DrogoSource: http://mentalfloss.com/
14

The actor who plays The Mountain eats 11,489 calories a day.

gregor cleganeSource: http://www.telegraph.co.uk
13

In the show, we never actually see Robert Baratheon sit on the Iron Throne.

robert baratheonSource: https://www.reddit.com
12

Sean Bean kicked around his decapitated head on set.

sean beanSource: http://mentalfloss.com
11

The average episode costs around $6 million to make.

game of thrones moneySource: https://mic.com/
10

Ceresei's "Walk of Shame" through King's Landing was based on a real event from Medievil Britain.

lena headySource: http://www.telegraph.co.uk
9

Sansa adopted her dire wolf, Lady, in real life.

LadySource: http://io9.gizmodo.com
8

Harry Lloyd, who played Viserys Targaryen, is Charles Dicken's great-great-great grandson.

harry lloydSource: http://mashable.com
7

The Wall is inspired by Hadrian's Wall in Roman Britannia.

The_Wall_from_the_southSource: http://mashable.com
6

The actor who played King Joffrey said he plans to give up acting.

king joffreySource: http://mashable.com
5

The actor who plays Jaime Lannister hated wearing the gold armor as it was quite heavy.

jaime lannisterSource: http://www.huffingtonpost.com
4

The writers put in fake death scenes to trick the actors.

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3

You can visit King's Landing in real life in Dubrovnik.

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2

Show creator David Benioff already knows how the it all ends.

David_BenioffSource: http://www.cheatsheet.com
1

George R.R. Martin still writes on a DOS program called Wordstar 4.0.

Wordstar_4_CPMSource: http://screenrant.com

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