Game of Thrones recap for Season 8 – everything you need to know

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  • Alt Shift X
    Alt Shift X   1 weeks back

    We're holding Q&A livestreams right after each episode of Season 8, at ~10pm ET Sunday: https://www.youtube.com/AltShiftX/live
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    • Scott Geiger
      Scott Geiger  5 days back

      Does this mean you won't be doing a more-detailed analysis of each episode like you've done in past years?

    • Ken G
      Ken G  5 days back

      @Alt Shift X - I had a thought concerning the dragon horn Euron has in the books.

      Is it possible that this horn that no mortal man may blow that controls dragons, is actually a weapon of the White Walkers created during the long night? That the ancient Targaryens brought it back after the events of the long night to safe guard?

      Perhaps this horn can't be destroyed and can only be hidden. If the White Walkers were to reclaim that horn....

    • blueberry smasher
      blueberry smasher  6 days back

      What do you think of Looper's (et al) theory that the "old friend" Bran was referring to and waiting on wasn't actually Jamie, but Theon?

    • SPQR IUS
      SPQR IUS  7 days back

      Good Heavens, I remember when Alt Shift X was just a lil' youtuber [pinch cheeks].
      Look at how big he's grown! [scruffs hair].
      Can't wait for this season's review magic.
      Should be one for the ages.

  • Kolajer
    Kolajer  5 hours back

    Hotpie: represent the Riverlands, whatup biyatch!

    • Portubed
      Portubed  10 hours back

      You included Hot Pie but missed Robin Arryn and Edmure Tully, whose actors are known to come back for this season...

      • Cj Liu
        Cj Liu  11 hours back

        The line "Then comes another, younger, more beautiful, to cast you down and take all you hold dear" didn't really specify if it was going to be a woman or a man. It could literally be anyone in the cast, I think, and not just limited to Daenarys, Sansa, or Brienne.

        • Scarcat
          Scarcat  14 hours back

          sad that we couldn't have elephants (or olliphants) in the show

          • niqidos
            niqidos  16 hours back

            the one thing this recap couldn't cover:
            just what the fuck did podrick do to those tavern girls?

            • Renan Eich
              Renan Eich  17 hours back

              How the FUCK did you know arya and Gendry could have a relationship? It's like you read the foken script before the show aired

              • OGBRadixFowx
                OGBRadixFowx  19 hours back

                U didn’t talk about Catelyns brother and his child and wife

                • Hugh James-Berry
                  Hugh James-Berry  20 hours back

                  Episode 3 of season 8 is a Hot Pie episode

                  • Das Ginge
                    Das Ginge  1 days back

                    what do you mean Bran has no memory of his fall? he can see forwards and backwards in time at will.

                    • Jgotmilk555
                      Jgotmilk555  1 days back

                      My favorite part of this video is the Hot Pie part. lol.

                      • Valle Dahl
                        Valle Dahl  1 days back

                        Hot Pie is the Night King, sorry for spoiler

                        • Sgt Pepper
                          Sgt Pepper  1 days back

                          its funny you should mention Davos' love for shireen and to a lesser degree Gendry over his son who became fully indoctrinated into Melissandre's bs about Stannis

                          • Chris Whiteman
                            Chris Whiteman  1 days back

                            Best part is definitely 11:30

                            • Pavel Sovička
                              Pavel Sovička  1 days back

                              Hot Pie will die, be resurected by Night king and then he will make the best cake icing in all of Westeros

                              • Pokemoneuro
                                Pokemoneuro  1 days back

                                Gendry POSSIBLY has a crush on Arya? I think that's a bit understated

                                • abc abc
                                  abc abc  2 days back

                                  Go hot pie!!

                                  • Brendan Cei
                                    Brendan Cei  2 days back

                                    This is podrick pod fucks

                                    • Tides
                                      Tides  3 days back

                                      POD FUCKS LMAO

                                      • John Patz
                                        John Patz  3 days back

                                        It's always amused me that those who violated their own oaths to the Mad King give Jamie so much grief for doing the same.

                                        • Kevin Chang
                                          Kevin Chang  3 days back

                                          I understand Lyanna was supposed to marry Robert, but why couldn't Rhaegar and Lyanna just say "Hey we're in love, sorry Robert, sorry Elia, that's just the way it is" and make it clear Lyanna was not abducted. Robert and the Martell's would've been pissed but that's it, I don't think it would've led to full on rebellion, even if Aerys was a bad King.

                                          • Patrizia Silvestri
                                            Patrizia Silvestri  3 days back

                                            Would you please put Italian subtitles?

                                            • Jason Pilot
                                              Jason Pilot  3 days back

                                              where is the episode breakdown brah

                                              • Funnyman1175
                                                Funnyman1175  3 days back

                                                Send a raven, alt shift x has reached 1mil subs.

                                                • pr0- m0
                                                  pr0- m0  3 days back

                                                  Hot Pie is Azura Hai.
                                                  Fight me haters.

                                                  • blueberry smasher
                                                    blueberry smasher  3 days back

                                                    Yeah!!!! One Million Subscribers Baby!!! To put into perspective, the official HBO GOT channel has 3M subs. LOL

                                                    • MellomMannen
                                                      MellomMannen  4 days back

                                                      Will there be an review of the episodes?

                                                      • Anter Olgac
                                                        Anter Olgac  4 days back

                                                        Analysis of Episode 1???

                                                        • mgamer327
                                                          mgamer327  4 days back

                                                          you're awesome. this was so thorough. and i love how you've always related book references in your vids yet left possible theories open to the viewer as well as give your own opinion. TX!

                                                          • Aliasgar Saria
                                                            Aliasgar Saria  4 days back

                                                            How long does it take to create such a video?

                                                            • Jamaa L
                                                              Jamaa L  4 days back

                                                              11:22 damn she thick af

                                                              • Clan Toriador
                                                                Clan Toriador  4 days back

                                                                “Sir Friendzone” 😂

                                                                • lazer tag
                                                                  lazer tag  4 days back

                                                                  where the fuck is the season 1 ep 8 video? your slow

                                                                • Austin Morgerson
                                                                  Austin Morgerson  4 days back

                                                                  You should do podcasts I listen to game of Thrones podcast at work everyday and I’m constantly wishing you had one

                                                                  • Oxycontin.
                                                                    Oxycontin.  3 days back

                                                                    Hey do you have any game of thrones podcast to recommend me ? Which one do you listen to ?

                                                                • Average Alien
                                                                  Average Alien  4 days back

                                                                  Daenerys and Jon will die and Tyrion barely escapes while Jaime gets the Iron throne, there's the ending guys, enjoy your show now.

                                                                  • Curt Thrapp
                                                                    Curt Thrapp  4 days back

                                                                    Team Hot Pie.

                                                                    • rewinder2008
                                                                      rewinder2008  4 days back

                                                                      I really like your videos but don't spoil with the books please I really want to get surprised by the show

                                                                      • El Nino Son
                                                                        El Nino Son  4 days back

                                                                        Where's the episode 1 video tho?

                                                                        • Basil Kuklin
                                                                          Basil Kuklin  4 days back

                                                                          Tyrion is being poisoned by Varys. Targaryen blood is mixed with his wine. Nevertheless, Tyrion will be the King. Easy.

                                                                          • Colin W
                                                                            Colin W  4 days back

                                                                            Hype for the S8E1 recap :)

                                                                            • Frodo Baggins
                                                                              Frodo Baggins  4 days back

                                                                              Your balance of humor in your videos is perfect. Most youtubers are sometimes cringy or go on too far with their humor, but the way you put in "hotpie" and calling ghost "doggo" makes me laugh.

                                                                              • Joaquin Lopez
                                                                                Joaquin Lopez  4 days back

                                                                                Season 8 episode 1 breakdown??

                                                                                • Sabrina Schrader
                                                                                  Sabrina Schrader  4 days back

                                                                                  WE👏🏼NEED👏🏼SEASON👏🏼 8👏🏼EPISODE👏🏼 1👏🏼EXPLAINED👏🏼

                                                                                • Goldenhalk
                                                                                  Goldenhalk  4 days back

                                                                                  This video is now turning into a waiting room for Alt Shift X's Recap of Episode 1 S8.......

                                                                                  • Curious Dev
                                                                                    Curious Dev  4 days back

                                                                                    +flint park lol I know, but I'm still going to be patient just like I was for the game of thrones for their year delay because his reviews are just that good and worth it.

                                                                                  • flint park
                                                                                    flint park  4 days back

                                                                                    Seriously, we're almost to episode 2 already how much longer is it going to take?!?!?

                                                                                  • Curious Dev
                                                                                    Curious Dev  4 days back

                                                                                    right....alt shift x gives the best commentary episode analysis, and his voice makes it even better and isn't as cringy as most game of thrones reviewers.

                                                                                • Sylvester Curry
                                                                                  Sylvester Curry  4 days back

                                                                                  If Daenerys never meets ghost I’ll probably hate the show forever

                                                                                  • Marija Djurovic
                                                                                    Marija Djurovic  4 days back

                                                                                    @altshiftx Are you working on a review for the latest episode? Would love to hear ur thoughts!

                                                                                    • Skolastika Lupitawina
                                                                                      Skolastika Lupitawina  4 days back

                                                                                      It's not a proper Alt Shift X video without Cleganebowl hype pew pew

                                                                                      • Richard V.
                                                                                        Richard V.  4 days back

                                                                                        Yo!!! Its taking too long!!!