Warning: Post contains spoilers about Game of Thrones, Mad Men, and The Sopranos series finale.
Ramsay Bolton was right! “If you think this has a happy ending, you haven’t been paying attention.” Ironically, Game of Thrones fans haven’t either because popular TV shows rarely get perfect send-offs. Last Sunday’s Game of Thrones series finale, “The Iron Throne,” was no exception.
While some diehard fans felt content with how Game of Thrones ended, others felt disappointed and betrayed. Regardless, “The Iron Throne,” has already become one of the most controversial finales joining shows like The Sopranos, Seinfeld, Lost, and Dexter, who like Game of Thrones, ended with a lot of backlash and mixed reviews.
Although controversial finales have been dividing fans and their beloved shows for decades, Game of Thrones was a show in its own class. It became a global phenomenon that always exceeded expectations by subverting TV norms. Unfortunately, those expectations were shattered heading into the final season.Read More