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

What’s happening in Game of Thrones Season 8? What’s going on with Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei Lannister, Jaime, Tyrion, Sansa, Arya and the rest?
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  1. Alt Shift X

    Alt Shift X

    8 दिन पहले

    We're holding Q&A livestreams right after each episode of Season 8, at ~10pm ET Sunday: Patrons can watch past streams: Alt Shift X shirts!

    • Scott Geiger

      Scott Geiger

      4 दिन पहले

      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

      4 दिन पहले

      @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

      5 दिन पहले

      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

      5 दिन पहले

      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.

  2. Das Ginge

    Das Ginge

    3 घंटे पहले

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

  3. Jgotmilk555


    3 घंटे पहले

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

  4. Valle Dahl

    Valle Dahl

    5 घंटे पहले

    Hot Pie is the Night King, sorry for spoiler

  5. Sgt Pepper

    Sgt Pepper

    6 घंटे पहले

    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

  6. Chris Whiteman

    Chris Whiteman

    9 घंटे पहले

    Best part is definitely 11:30

  7. Pavel Sovička

    Pavel Sovička

    13 घंटे पहले

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

  8. Pokemoneuro


    15 घंटे पहले

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

  9. abc abc

    abc abc

    16 घंटे पहले

    Go hot pie!!

  10. Brendan Cei

    Brendan Cei

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    This is podrick pod fucks

  11. Tides


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  12. John Patz

    John Patz

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    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.

  13. Kevin Chang

    Kevin Chang

    2 दिन पहले

    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.

  14. Patrizia Silvestri

    Patrizia Silvestri

    2 दिन पहले

    Would you please put Italian subtitles?

  15. Jason Pilot

    Jason Pilot

    2 दिन पहले

    where is the episode breakdown brah

  16. Funnyman1175


    2 दिन पहले

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

  17. pr0- m0

    pr0- m0

    2 दिन पहले

    Hot Pie is Azura Hai. Fight me haters.

  18. blueberry smasher

    blueberry smasher

    2 दिन पहले

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

  19. MellomMannen


    2 दिन पहले

    Will there be an review of the episodes?

  20. Anter Olgac

    Anter Olgac

    2 दिन पहले

    Analysis of Episode 1???

  21. mgamer327


    2 दिन पहले

    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!

  22. Aliasgar Saria

    Aliasgar Saria

    2 दिन पहले

    How long does it take to create such a video?

  23. Jamaa L

    Jamaa L

    2 दिन पहले

    11:22 damn she thick af

  24. Clan Toriador

    Clan Toriador

    2 दिन पहले

    “Sir Friendzone” 😂

  25. lazer tag

    lazer tag

    2 दिन पहले

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

    • Steve Bell

      Steve Bell

      2 दिन पहले


    • ricen0odle


      2 दिन पहले

      season 1 episode 8?

  26. Austin Morgerson

    Austin Morgerson

    3 दिन पहले

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

    • Oxycontin.


      2 दिन पहले

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

  27. Average Alien

    Average Alien

    3 दिन पहले

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

  28. Curt Thrapp

    Curt Thrapp

    3 दिन पहले

    Team Hot Pie.

  29. rewinder2008


    3 दिन पहले

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

  30. El Nino Son

    El Nino Son

    3 दिन पहले

    Where's the episode 1 video tho?

  31. Basil Kuklin

    Basil Kuklin

    3 दिन पहले

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

  32. Colin W

    Colin W

    3 दिन पहले

    Hype for the S8E1 recap :)

  33. Frodo Baggins

    Frodo Baggins

    3 दिन पहले

    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.

  34. Joaquin Lopez

    Joaquin Lopez

    3 दिन पहले

    Season 8 episode 1 breakdown??

  35. Sabrina Schrader

    Sabrina Schrader

    3 दिन पहले


    • Sabrina Schrader

      Sabrina Schrader

      3 दिन पहले


  36. Goldenhalk


    3 दिन पहले

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

    • Curious Dev

      Curious Dev

      3 दिन पहले

      +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

      3 दिन पहले

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

    • Curious Dev

      Curious Dev

      3 दिन पहले

      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.

  37. Sylvester Curry

    Sylvester Curry

    3 दिन पहले

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

  38. Marija Djurovic

    Marija Djurovic

    3 दिन पहले

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

  39. Skolastika Lupitawina

    Skolastika Lupitawina

    3 दिन पहले

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

  40. Richard V.

    Richard V.

    3 दिन पहले

    Yo!!! Its taking too long!!!

  41. Aditi Wairkar

    Aditi Wairkar

    3 दिन पहले

    Please make a video about the Crypts of Winterfell and Ice Dragon!

  42. slitor


    3 दिन पहले

    Ok....meta reasonings, but I don't think Dany will win the throne, maybe the best outcome for her is to go back across the sea to ensure her brave new world metamorphoses correctly. But anything could happen, but worst case scenario is that she looses her perspective.

  43. 2Corfive17


    3 दिन पहले

    dafuq is the episode 1 vid?

  44. Laura Brown

    Laura Brown

    3 दिन पहले

    keep up the great work!

  45. M D

    M D

    3 दिन पहले

    Where’s the episode 1 breakdown??

    • MacTom


      4 घंटे पहले

      its online are you blind

  46. EmoPro93


    3 दिन पहले

    Hot pie

  47. Coreen Mazzocchi

    Coreen Mazzocchi

    3 दिन पहले

    Jorah = Sir Friend Zone

  48. Parth Marathe

    Parth Marathe

    3 दिन पहले

    Dude where is the explanation of 1st episode

  49. Sanket Bora

    Sanket Bora

    3 दिन पहले

    Its friday today. Havent seen the Breakdown of E01!! When are you uploading the same?

  50. Stinky D Shinjin

    Stinky D Shinjin

    4 दिन पहले

    Hey asshole, where's the fucking analysis

  51. Frankske Verstraeten

    Frankske Verstraeten

    4 दिन पहले

    Wait how is Brienne more beautiful than cersei?

  52. Frankske Verstraeten

    Frankske Verstraeten

    4 दिन पहले

    Episode 1 still not reviewed

  53. Ryan


    4 दिन पहले

    You gonna upload S8E01 explained or what?

  54. J Baran

    J Baran

    4 दिन पहले

    I’ve been avoiding all spoilers for S8 since when I was in Europe for vacation so I can’t wait to watch it.

  55. Eva Mooiman

    Eva Mooiman

    4 दिन पहले

    Thank you!

  56. Thor


    4 दिन पहले

    Dude, your Neuro Linguistic Programming Skills are good ... xD

  57. Bolts 4

    Bolts 4

    4 दिन पहले

    Only thing i really dont like about this channel is how long it takes to release a new video. I know its a lot of work and it takes time (and you don´t owe new video to anybody), but I feel like you are doing this on purpose for some reason and its pretty damn annoying.

    • Sergiu


      4 दिन पहले

      In a way it's a good idea. He releases the video closer to the next episode so it can be fresh in your mind. Dude puts forward a theory and if its correct, you might notice it easier on Sunday. I give props to the guy, it takes allot of work if you don't have a big team, i wouldn't have the patience to make these huge storyboard type videos.

  58. iara


    4 दिन पहले

    I can't believe the younger beautiful queen was Jon snow all along

  59. Morrissey


    4 दिन पहले

    When is the episode analysis coming out?

    • Meven2001


      2 दिन पहले

      It was in Thursday, but not this time ! :( You can do it ! We need it ! We need you ! :)

  60. Olin Taft

    Olin Taft

    4 दिन पहले

    Great work. How about a video about the Night King?

  61. C Love

    C Love

    4 दिन पहले

    Where season 8 episode 1 recap at

  62. redot84eva


    4 दिन पहले

    Congrats on the one million subs!

  63. Dan Geraghty

    Dan Geraghty

    4 दिन पहले

    Can't wait for hotpie to take his rightful place on the iron throne

  64. Kyle O'kane

    Kyle O'kane

    4 दिन पहले

    H O T P I E

  65. Hadi uz Zaman

    Hadi uz Zaman

    4 दिन पहले

    Bro, please post the review videos a bit quicker :-) Still waiting for Episode 1 review

  66. Alec Joseph

    Alec Joseph

    4 दिन पहले

    What if Circe's child is a daughter and she dies in childbirth? It would be by Jaime kind of and someone younger and potentially more beautiful



    4 दिन पहले

  68. Aserium


    4 दिन पहले

    Feelsbad, this channels declined so much in content that I've had to watch Talking Thrones more. Thought it would pick up more with the new season, looks like it's not. Episodes been out for like 3-4 days? and not even review video.. there goes my first resort Game of Thrones goto channel.

  69. leaf stone

    leaf stone

    4 दिन पहले

    will jaime kill night king cuz he is king slayer?

  70. countrysweetie345


    4 दिन पहले

    So I was just rewatching this episode and I noticed three interesting new images in the intro/theme song sequence. They are quick and subtle differences. I may be reading to much into it, but they could be important. The first is at Winterfell, when it takes us down into the crypts. While going through the torch lit corridor, where all the statues/tombs of the fallen Starks are on each side, there is only one statue that we can actually see with light. All the rest are completely dark. It appears to be a woman...maybe Lyanna? Second thing I noticed was that the carved face on the wierwood tree looks different than the previous seasons. It appears to be a rounder, fatter face...and call me crazy, but I feel like it kind of resembles Sam! The third thing I noticed was on one of the rings of the astrolabe. It shows a set of three figures. To the far left is a lion with a dark fish in its mouth. I’m guessing that either refers to the Lannister’s crushing the Tully’s and/or Blackfish. Or possibly instead of a kraken, they use a fish as a more subtle hint of the Lannister’s (Cersei) crushing Euron and the Ironborn. To the far right appears to be a White Walker with a dagger in one hand and the head of an animal in the other. It’s either a wolf or lion head!! The image is fast and not the clearest, so I’m struggling to tell which one. Then in the middle is a figure or mashup of figures hanging from a rope. I took screenshots of everything I mentioned. Let me know if there’s anyway I can send them to you. I’d love to get your opinion and interpretation!

  71. The Enlightened Centrist

    The Enlightened Centrist

    4 दिन पहले

    Waiting for the season premiere breakdown!

  72. Adam Youtube

    Adam Youtube

    4 दिन पहले

    Love the chill commentary

  73. SOPOAE


    5 दिन पहले

    hotpie is a survivor and he'll probably survive whatever happens lol

  74. Luke Young

    Luke Young

    5 दिन पहले

    Episode review soon? IM JONESING MAN!

  75. Sans Nom

    Sans Nom

    5 दिन पहले

    «Also, Pod fucks»

  76. tatuksa


    5 दिन पहले

    hot pie is the white king

  77. FaLLeN


    5 दिन पहले

    Beric has the last life after six lives so the last one is 7 because there are seven kingdoms

  78. Balls Mcavoy

    Balls Mcavoy

    5 दिन पहले

    Waiting for 8x01 review brother

  79. Richard Blocker

    Richard Blocker

    5 दिन पहले

    Seriously bored by the series. Can't wait to see the final episodes and be done with it.

  80. bhuuthesecond


    5 दिन पहले

    My favourite supporting character is the Onion Knight.

  81. Norbert Czinege

    Norbert Czinege

    5 दिन पहले

    Hot Pie is Azor Ahai

  82. Artur Lõhmus

    Artur Lõhmus

    5 दिन पहले

    Congrats on 1mil subs! Quality over quantity!

    • blueberry smasher

      blueberry smasher

      2 दिन पहले

      The next live stream will be a Party!

  83. Winged Scapula

    Winged Scapula

    5 दिन पहले

    waiting on s8 episode 1 analyses :D

  84. theonlyjesusboy


    5 दिन पहले

    Also, Pod fucks

  85. Marcus Allen

    Marcus Allen

    5 दिन पहले

    Please do a cersei video

  86. Yimmy P

    Yimmy P

    5 दिन पहले

    I would love to see the Hound fighting the Mountain and he’s actually killed only to be resurrected by maybe Berric who then dies and the Hound calls upon the Lord of Light and summons a flaming sword. We know he’s seen into the flames so it would be good to see him overcome his fear of fire and death to kill his brother

  87. Sudarshan


    5 दिन पहले

    thanks mate. now i am good to go for season 8.

  88. Ralph C

    Ralph C

    5 दिन पहले

    What happened to Edmure Tully?

  89. Mikkel Damlund

    Mikkel Damlund

    5 दिन पहले

    Also.. Pod fucks.

  90. Roxana-Amber Sweetman

    Roxana-Amber Sweetman

    5 दिन पहले

    Hot pie is Azor Ahai

  91. Larlen


    5 दिन पहले

    Watching old videos on repeat waiting for S08E01 recap, still no news? :(

  92. fedupwithusernames


    5 दिन पहले

    Loving the dry humor & super informative, structured recap. This is just what I needed to prepare for the new season. That part about Brienne made me tear up, she's my favorite. Hope she'll live.

  93. Charles In charge

    Charles In charge

    5 दिन पहले

    Game of thrones sucks

  94. Nicholas Schoepfer

    Nicholas Schoepfer

    5 दिन पहले

    So glad to see this trending, great job.

  95. Chawin Tan

    Chawin Tan

    5 दिन पहले

    Lyanna mormont isnt jorah's niece, shes jorah's first cousin

  96. Jessica Yates

    Jessica Yates

    5 दिन पहले

    Grats on 1 mil subs

  97. Hugh Jass

    Hugh Jass

    5 दिन पहले

    I know what's in Daenerys future- 6 inches of Snow. Gives new meaning to "Winter is coming" , huh?

  98. Ced Rolyes

    Ced Rolyes

    5 दिन पहले

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  99. Mike Jones

    Mike Jones

    5 दिन पहले

    Jon and Dany's baby will take the throne

  100. mopic312


    5 दिन पहले

    By the way ALT Shift X, Robert was never an idiot, He only because a drunk after he was king, No more wars and probably despises politics, so he became a drunk and left all the ruling to the small council and the Hand of the King.