Game of Thrones is one of the most popular television shows of all time. The HBO smash hit is based on a series of much-beloved fantasy books written by author George R.R. Martin.
While fans of the books and show alike are passionate in their devotion to this fantastical drama, they are maybe even more passionate about one other thing: trivia about the show, the books, and the man responsible for their invention.
Are you new to the phenomenon or do you already consider yourself to be a Game of Thrones expert? In either case, we bet this list of 40 facts about the show will give you at least one new piece of trivia to share with your friends.
Given the production costs of a show like this, which resembles a blockbuster film more than it does a television show, it must be gratifying to know that their efforts are being recognized. Overall, the writing, acting, and costumes are some of the best out there.
So, it’s easy to see why the awards shows would feel it necessary to shower each season with more and more accolades. It has also received six nominations at the Golden Globes, though it’s only taken home one win, and that feat was accomplished by actor Peter Dinklage, who won for his stellar performance as Tyrion Lannister.