What The 'Game Of Thrones' Season 8 Teaser Really Means

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  • Published: 15 January 2019
  • HBO released an epic teaser for the 8th and final season of "Game of Thrones." We look at all the hidden meanings, Easter eggs to break down everything, including what even the biggest "Game of Thrones" fans might have missed. In the teaser we hear from Ned Stark, who died in season 1, his wife Catelyn Stark, who died in season 3, and Lyanna Stark, who we learned is Jon Snow's mother. We also see siblings Jon, Arya, and Sansa reuniting beneath the crypts of Winterfell.

    The teaser seems to hint at the fact that the three will unite in season 8, but it also may suggest a terrible fate for all three characters.

    As the drama surrounding the Iron Throne unfolds, the teaser hints at the coming battle against the Wights and White Walkers. The biggest mystery, though, might be the feather we see in the beginning and end of the teaser. We break down exactly what it means.

    Game of Thrones will return April 14, 2019

    Read more: thisisinsider.com/game-of-thrones-season-8-exact-premiere-date-2019-1

    Correction: At 4:50, we mean to say "on the way to Hoster Tully's funeral."
    Correction: At 1:35, we state Robert was angered by Lyanna and Rhargar's affair, but he was actually angered by the false belief that Rhaegar had kidnapped and abused Lyanna.

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    What The 'Game Of Thrones' Season 8 Teaser Really Means
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Comments • 914

  • Lia Spring
    Lia Spring  6 months back

    All Targaryens have such BEAUTIFUL, Unusual Names. Love them!

    • OugaBoogaShockwave
      OugaBoogaShockwave  6 months back

      episode 1 & 2 sucked

      • Atia Amir
        Atia Amir  6 months back

        Starks sisters r gonna die young n Jon snow will die old

        • C Truth
          C Truth  6 months back

          Jon fans like to throw around that bloodline privilege. But Jon hasn't done a thing to EARN that throne. Dany has done more to earn it. She has united armies and people. Jon is just relying on bloodline. That alone, won't take Cersei, the Lannisters nor would it have been of use in moving old, king Robert Baratheon from the iron throne. The dragon is releasing icy fire so, how is that going to melt an icy wall? The Night King is full of plot armor he would have never gotten a dragon. The dragons are magic, they are fire made flesh. Fire doesn't freeze ever.

          • Juliette M
            Juliette M  6 months back

            The feather turns to ice.....maybe Jon Snow sits on the Iron Throne.....AS A WHITE WALKER!!!!!!

            • Jacksepticgirl :D
              Jacksepticgirl :D  6 months back

              So...at the end Jon, Arya, and Sansa united and then they saw a statue of themselves so my question is why isn't there a statue of Bran?

              • Agata Ludka
                Agata Ludka  6 months back

                'Cause he is a Raven now... I don't think Bran returned from below the Tree.

            • YASH RAWAT
              YASH RAWAT  6 months back

              for_the_throne
              Spoiler---- Jon is going to become Night King.

              • Julie Gloeckner
                Julie Gloeckner  6 months back

                I want Tenaris Targaryen to get her dragon back from the ice king. The love for a mother is endless.

                • awesome nigga
                  awesome nigga  6 months back

                  Hoster Tully* funeral

                  • Felicity Joy
                    Felicity Joy  7 months back

                    Season 8 is not worth my sanity. :D

                    • lorie khalaf
                      lorie khalaf  7 months back

                      Can’t wait to see season 8

                      • x1 Borzi
                        x1 Borzi  7 months back

                        It seems both Arya and Sansa will die young, but Jon Snow will die as an old man.

                        • Mohamed Ameen
                          Mohamed Ameen  7 months back

                          i think that from john statue looking that he will live for a long time ....the statue look like old john

                          • Etornam Nazzar
                            Etornam Nazzar  7 months back

                            In the end when Jon, Arya, and Sansa stand in front of their respective statues, you can tell that Jon’s statue is a much older version of himself and the ones of the girls are their current selves. That could suggest that Arya and Sansa will die in season 8

                            • Malena Pereyra
                              Malena Pereyra  7 months back

                              Wasn't an affair!

                              • MrFookah
                                MrFookah  7 months back

                                I need to point out a mistake. Rhaella Targaryen birth year could not have possibly been 254 A.C. She would have been 9 giving birth to Rhaegar Targaryen and 2 or 3 giving birth to Elia Targaryen. I would guess her birth year should have been 244 A.C.

                                • Ranjith Kumar
                                  Ranjith Kumar  7 months back

                                  how night king form thats way... actually one women killed a man with one weapeon.(what is the weapon she used to kill that man)

                                  • Zeeshan Ahmad Siddiqui
                                    Zeeshan Ahmad Siddiqui  7 months back

                                    The feather was picked up by Sansa when she returned home to marry Ramsey Bolton ! How come it appeared again at the same spot ?

                                    • Moheb Yarahmadi
                                      Moheb Yarahmadi  7 months back

                                      Night king is Bran, that's why he can touch Bran and see him, another clue is about mad king, Bran whispering mad king and he couldn't see him so others thought his mad but actually there was Bran who is whispering just like where he called Ned Stark at the entrance of that tower and Ned just heard him.

                                      • Michael Paduano
                                        Michael Paduano  7 months back

                                        This show is the best I want to live in it! Who agrees?!?!

                                        • Linda Hughes
                                          Linda Hughes  7 months back

                                          I appreaciate all these videos. When i first started watching i was so confused but now i feel so informed! Thank you for making them!!!

                                          • Zleipnir Goh
                                            Zleipnir Goh  7 months back

                                            Is it like Matrix? The invasion of the north and destruction of the south is a viscous cycle?

                                            • gothmog96
                                              gothmog96  7 months back

                                              Look at the ages of the statues... Jon's looks just like Ned's, as if he's older, past middle age even. But the other two, Sansa's and Aria's, look exactly the age they are now. This could foreshadow the fact that Sansa and Aria will be buried soon, and only Jon will survive.

                                              • Ashkar Abidabeevi
                                                Ashkar Abidabeevi  7 months back

                                                They are die for the next season

                                                • DEVY
                                                  DEVY  7 months back

                                                  Jon's real name is Aegon Targeryen

                                                  • Cheryl Scott
                                                    Cheryl Scott  7 months back

                                                    Dish TV dropped HBO so I'm trying to figure out how to watch Game of Thrones ....Dern That Dish TV..gggrrrr I loved recording it on our DVR cause hubby works nights when it's on so he can see it live, but the DVR was great so when he gets home we watch it together in the morning. Hope I get this figured out! I am a Game of Throne Lover!!!!

                                                    • Jessica F
                                                      Jessica F  7 months back

                                                      In the crypt, Jon’s statue looks like a much older version of Jon, compared to Sansa and Arya’s.. theirs both look really young.

                                                      • Ds Scroggin
                                                        Ds Scroggin  7 months back

                                                        Did anyone else think it was odd that the king of the others decided to throw the spear at the dragon flying in the air and not the immobile one that was sitting on the rocks about to carry off daenerys and her crew? The flying dragon was much further away and flying through the air? Poorly written indeed.

                                                        • Hedi K
                                                          Hedi K  7 months back

                                                          it was Lord Hoster Tully's funeral not Edmure Tully's one...

                                                          • Patrick Mcload
                                                            Patrick Mcload  7 months back

                                                            I swear I saw a shot of Cerci with blue eyes during an early season preview last year....or am I the only one?

                                                            • aaron reed
                                                              aaron reed  7 months back

                                                              says you !

                                                              • Stupendous Mendez
                                                                Stupendous Mendez  7 months back

                                                                Wait. Catelyn Stark was resurrected by Dondarrion, right? So why does it say here that she's dead?

                                                                • Deb McGee
                                                                  Deb McGee  8 months back

                                                                  bring it on..... can't wait for some exciting watching on the Box...

                                                                  • JJ All
                                                                    JJ All  8 months back

                                                                    Come on April 14!!!!

                                                                    • eclectic tyrone
                                                                      eclectic tyrone  8 months back

                                                                      Garbage

                                                                      • Naman Lamba
                                                                        Naman Lamba  8 months back

                                                                        Arrya was worried about JACKIN HAGAR (don't mind the spelling)

                                                                        • HomeBody with Forlisa
                                                                          HomeBody with Forlisa  8 months back

                                                                          No but I love your review. Tfs

                                                                          • Tobias Daugbjerg
                                                                            Tobias Daugbjerg  8 months back

                                                                            It means that season 8 is dropping on April 14th and we got a trailer of the first 3 episodes.

                                                                            • gogotshi
                                                                              gogotshi  8 months back

                                                                              did you notice that there is ONE Stark missing in this tease? if this tease is all about "FAMILY" well we can guess who is the one coming on chilling ice winds.
                                                                              john statue is older if this means something is that his sisters will die young and he will die at old, but once again there is a missing statute somebody who cant really die..

                                                                              • Yogesh 666
                                                                                Yogesh 666  8 months back

                                                                                Who the fcuk would remember all this shit. This is serious analysis.. bravo.

                                                                                • gregoryjamesaustin
                                                                                  gregoryjamesaustin  8 months back

                                                                                  John did what with his aunt............

                                                                                  • chris Nicholson
                                                                                    chris Nicholson  8 months back

                                                                                    So who's to say if you kill the night king they all die after all it was the night queen who took his sole once he released his seed so in order for him to die she must dies first and the reason they take baby's is because the night queen can't get pregnant

                                                                                    • Angie Senner Barrick
                                                                                      Angie Senner Barrick  8 months back

                                                                                      too busy watching this trailer on repeat to work today

                                                                                      • I Ev3R I
                                                                                        I Ev3R I  8 months back

                                                                                        Yes the biggest hint of all, Winter Is Here! And finally!!

                                                                                        • hharley68
                                                                                          hharley68  8 months back

                                                                                          Yes it says shits about to get serious

                                                                                          • Del Wilkins
                                                                                            Del Wilkins  8 months back

                                                                                            The most frustrating part of season 7 was the blatant placing of a dragon to be killed and turned. The Night King and his leaders were right there, nicely grouped on a hill, ready for a boulder dropped from a great height to end them and the army…

                                                                                            • Biagio Coiro
                                                                                              Biagio Coiro  8 months back

                                                                                              Will Arya put on the face of the Night King.

                                                                                              • Shane Percival
                                                                                                Shane Percival  8 months back

                                                                                                All the teaser meant was that their fate was set in stone.