13 Facts That Will Change the Way You Watch “Game of Thrones”

The plot of “Game Of Thrones” has several royal families desire the Iron Throne to gain control of Westeros. Whilst kingdoms fight each other for power, a sinister force lurks beyond the Wall in the north. It is the most watched popular drama series of all times and is currently airing its 7th Season.

So, for all, you fans out there, we bring to you some astonishing data on your favorite series which is bound to surprise you.

Dothraki Language

The Dothraki language which was created for the TV series by David J. Peterson can be learnt. It roughly comprises of a vocabulary of 3000 words and it continues to grow.

 

Pigeon Pie

The author of the series George R. Martin borrowed the recipe of the famous pigeon pie served at King Joffrey’s wedding feast, from the 16th-century author Giovanni de’ Rosselli. The pie shown in the TV series was real though.

 

Harvard University

Students from Harvard will now have a Game of Thrones-themed history course, where they will examine the history and culture of the “medieval world” that the series relies on.

 

Highest Pirated Show

The show’s high rating also comes with it being the most pirated TV series of all time. For years now, people have been illegally downloading the show from various torrent sites.

Patented Name

When in 2013, scientists discovered a new species of sea slug along the Brazilian shores, they name the slug as Tritonia Khaleesi, after the title “Khaleesi” used by the fictional character Daenerys Targaryen.

 

No Audition?

The directors had Peter Dinklage in mind to play Tyrion, that they did not even have him audition for the role. Peter also suggested that his friend Lena Headey be cast as Cersei Lannister.

 

Mixtape Dedication

An official album of rap songs dedicated to Game of Thrones has been recorded by HBO.

 

Iron Throne Anyone?

Anyone can feel like the King of the Seven Kingdoms now.The replicas of Iron Throne are sold by the directors of the show for $30,000 (height: 7′ 2″; weight: 350 pounds).

 

Gandalf’s Sword

Fun Fact: A replica of Gandalf’s sword from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit is forged inside the Iron Throne.

 

Hodor

Although he has no complex lines in the series, Kristian Nairn has managed to master pronouncing his characters name ” Hodor” in 70 different ways, depending on his mood.

 

Madonna

Madonna is a big fan of this TV series that she went ahead to request the show producers to lend her the Daenerys costume to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim.

 

 

Maester Aemon’s

The actor Peter Vaughan, who played Maester Aemon is also almost blind in real life. Tragically, Vaughan passed away recently.

Myrcella and Tommen

The characters Myrcella and Tommen, children of Cersei played by Aimee Richardson and Dean-Charles Chapman respectively, went on to become a couple in real life.