You are here Home » Social Media » 9 Game of Thrones Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

9 Game of Thrones Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

by Fahad Saleem

Game of Thrones craze is sweeping across the world. The show is filled with adventure, drama and thrill. There are several facts about Game of Thrones which you will be amazed to know.

Turkish Army Banned Game of Thrones Because of Too Much Sex

Game of Thrones was banned by the Turkish army due to the sexually explicit scenes frequently shown in the TV show. In fact, an officer was fined after he allowed the cadets to watch some episodes of GoT.

Valyrian Steel is Real

Valyrian steel is perhaps the only item in Game of Thrones which has its roots in the real world. The inspiration for Valyrian steel is Damascus steel, which is the most popular steel in the world. It has a rippled surface just like that of Valyrian.

Iwan Rheon Was Close to Getting the Role of Jon Snow

Iwan Rheon- Ramsay Baratheon- was very close the getting the character of Jon Snow. But in the last audition came Kit Harington, who got the character at the spot.

First GoT pilot was a disaster

The first pilot of Game of Thrones was a disaster, and it was so bad that the producers decided not to air it. It was directed by Tom McCarthy. The pilot failed to communicate the point that Cersei and Jamie are brothers.

David Benioff Pranked Peter Dinklage  

After the first pilot officially got aired, David Benioff called Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) and pranked him that the show had been called off. And Peter believed him.

Tyrion Lannister is the Most-Appeared Character of the Show

Tyrion Lannister is the most famous character of Game of Thrones. He has appeared in about 54 out of a possible 60 episodes.

Joffrey Baratheon Similar to a Hated Roman Emperor

Joffrey Baratheon, who is a much-loathed character of Game of Thrones looks a lot like the Roman Emperor Caligula. But the two also have a lot in common when it comes to leadership traits. Caligula was a cruel ruler who was assassinated for being too bad for his job. I don’t believe the selection of Joffrey as the character was a coincidence.

Sophie Turner Adopted a DireWolf

Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) adopted the famous direwolf Zunni after the first season. Zunni has played the role of the Northern Inuit dog Lady.

Dotharki is a Real Language

Do you think the language Targaryens speak is random and was made up by J.RR Martin? Wrong.  Dotharki is a real language developed by famous linguist David J. Peterson, who worked with HBO for a long time to develop the language.

You may also like