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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  • Alt Shift X
    Alt Shift X

    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!

    8 giorni fa
  • Scott Geiger
    Scott Geiger

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

    4 giorni fa
  • Ken G
    Ken G

    @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....

    4 giorni fa
  • blueberry smasher
    blueberry smasher

    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?

    5 giorni fa

    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.

    6 giorni fa
  • Kolajer

    Hotpie: represent the Riverlands, whatup biyatch!

    Ora fa
  • Portubed

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

    6 ore fa
  • Cj Liu
    Cj Liu

    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.

    7 ore fa
  • Scarcat

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

    10 ore fa
  • niqidos

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

    11 ore fa
  • Renan Eich
    Renan Eich

    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

    13 ore fa
  • OGBRadixFowx

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

    15 ore fa
  • Hugh James-Berry
    Hugh James-Berry

    Episode 3 of season 8 is a Hot Pie episode

    15 ore fa
  • Das Ginge
    Das Ginge

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

    20 ore fa
  • Jgotmilk555

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

    20 ore fa
  • Valle Dahl
    Valle Dahl

    Hot Pie is the Night King, sorry for spoiler

    22 ore fa
  • Sgt Pepper
    Sgt Pepper

    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

    23 ore fa
  • Chris Whiteman
    Chris Whiteman

    Best part is definitely 11:30

    Giorno fa
  • Pavel Sovička
    Pavel Sovička

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

    Giorno fa
  • Pokemoneuro

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

    Giorno fa
  • abc abc
    abc abc

    Go hot pie!!

    Giorno fa
  • Brendan Cei
    Brendan Cei

    This is podrick pod fucks

    Giorno fa
  • Tides


    2 giorni fa
  • John Patz
    John Patz

    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.

    2 giorni fa
  • Kevin Chang
    Kevin Chang

    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.

    2 giorni fa
  • Patrizia Silvestri
    Patrizia Silvestri

    Would you please put Italian subtitles?

    3 giorni fa
  • Jason Pilot
    Jason Pilot

    where is the episode breakdown brah

    3 giorni fa
  • Funnyman1175

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

    3 giorni fa
  • pr0- m0
    pr0- m0

    Hot Pie is Azura Hai. Fight me haters.

    3 giorni fa
  • blueberry smasher
    blueberry smasher

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

    3 giorni fa
  • MellomMannen

    Will there be an review of the episodes?

    3 giorni fa
  • Anter Olgac
    Anter Olgac

    Analysis of Episode 1???

    3 giorni fa
  • mgamer327

    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!

    3 giorni fa
  • Aliasgar Saria
    Aliasgar Saria

    How long does it take to create such a video?

    3 giorni fa
  • Jamaa L
    Jamaa L

    11:22 damn she thick af

    3 giorni fa
  • Clan Toriador
    Clan Toriador

    “Sir Friendzone” 😂

    3 giorni fa
  • lazer tag
    lazer tag

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

    3 giorni fa
  • Steve Bell
    Steve Bell


    3 giorni fa
  • ricen0odle

    season 1 episode 8?

    3 giorni fa
  • Austin Morgerson
    Austin Morgerson

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

    3 giorni fa
  • Oxycontin.

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

    3 giorni fa
  • Average Alien
    Average Alien

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

    3 giorni fa
  • Curt Thrapp
    Curt Thrapp

    Team Hot Pie.

    3 giorni fa
  • rewinder2008

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

    3 giorni fa
  • El Nino Son
    El Nino Son

    Where's the episode 1 video tho?

    3 giorni fa
  • Basil Kuklin
    Basil Kuklin

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

    3 giorni fa
  • Colin W
    Colin W

    Hype for the S8E1 recap :)

    4 giorni fa
  • Frodo Baggins
    Frodo Baggins

    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.

    4 giorni fa
  • Joaquin Lopez
    Joaquin Lopez

    Season 8 episode 1 breakdown??

    4 giorni fa
  • Sabrina Schrader
    Sabrina Schrader


    4 giorni fa
  • Sabrina Schrader
    Sabrina Schrader


    4 giorni fa
  • Goldenhalk

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

    4 giorni fa
  • Curious Dev
    Curious Dev

    +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.

    4 giorni fa
  • flint park
    flint park

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

    4 giorni fa
  • Curious Dev
    Curious Dev

    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.

    4 giorni fa
  • Sylvester Curry
    Sylvester Curry

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

    4 giorni fa
  • Marija Djurovic
    Marija Djurovic

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

    4 giorni fa
  • Skolastika Lupitawina
    Skolastika Lupitawina

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

    4 giorni fa
  • Richard V.
    Richard V.

    Yo!!! Its taking too long!!!

    4 giorni fa
  • Aditi Wairkar
    Aditi Wairkar

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

    4 giorni fa
  • slitor

    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.

    4 giorni fa
  • 2Corfive17

    dafuq is the episode 1 vid?

    4 giorni fa
  • Laura Brown
    Laura Brown

    keep up the great work!

    4 giorni fa
  • M D
    M D

    Where’s the episode 1 breakdown??

    4 giorni fa
  • MacTom

    its online are you blind

    21 ora fa
  • EmoPro93

    Hot pie

    4 giorni fa
  • Coreen Mazzocchi
    Coreen Mazzocchi

    Jorah = Sir Friend Zone

    4 giorni fa
  • Parth Marathe
    Parth Marathe

    Dude where is the explanation of 1st episode

    4 giorni fa
  • Sanket Bora
    Sanket Bora

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

    4 giorni fa
  • Stinky D Shinjin
    Stinky D Shinjin

    Hey asshole, where's the fucking analysis

    4 giorni fa
  • Frankske Verstraeten
    Frankske Verstraeten

    Wait how is Brienne more beautiful than cersei?

    4 giorni fa
  • Frankske Verstraeten
    Frankske Verstraeten

    Episode 1 still not reviewed

    4 giorni fa
  • Ryan

    You gonna upload S8E01 explained or what?

    4 giorni fa
  • J Baran
    J Baran

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

    4 giorni fa
  • Eva Mooiman
    Eva Mooiman

    Thank you!

    5 giorni fa
  • Thor

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

    5 giorni fa
  • Bolts 4
    Bolts 4

    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.

    5 giorni fa
  • Sergiu

    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.

    4 giorni fa
  • iara

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

    5 giorni fa
  • Morrissey

    When is the episode analysis coming out?

    5 giorni fa
  • studinthemaking

    Morrissey Not soon enough.

    16 ore fa
  • Meven2001

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

    3 giorni fa
  • Olin Taft
    Olin Taft

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

    5 giorni fa
  • C Love
    C Love

    Where season 8 episode 1 recap at

    5 giorni fa
  • redot84eva

    Congrats on the one million subs!

    5 giorni fa
  • Dan Geraghty
    Dan Geraghty

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

    5 giorni fa
  • Kyle O'kane
    Kyle O'kane

    H O T P I E

    5 giorni fa
  • Hadi uz Zaman
    Hadi uz Zaman

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

    5 giorni fa
  • Alec Joseph
    Alec Joseph

    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

    5 giorni fa

    5 giorni fa
  • Aserium

    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.

    5 giorni fa
  • leaf stone
    leaf stone

    will jaime kill night king cuz he is king slayer?

    5 giorni fa
  • countrysweetie345

    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!

    5 giorni fa
  • The Enlightened Centrist
    The Enlightened Centrist

    Waiting for the season premiere breakdown!

    5 giorni fa
  • Adam Youtube
    Adam Youtube

    Love the chill commentary

    5 giorni fa

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

    5 giorni fa
  • Luke Young
    Luke Young

    Episode review soon? IM JONESING MAN!

    5 giorni fa
  • Sans Nom
    Sans Nom

    «Also, Pod fucks»

    5 giorni fa
  • tatuksa

    hot pie is the white king

    5 giorni fa
  • FaLLeN

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

    5 giorni fa
  • Balls Mcavoy
    Balls Mcavoy

    Waiting for 8x01 review brother

    5 giorni fa
  • Richard Blocker
    Richard Blocker

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

    5 giorni fa
  • bhuuthesecond

    My favourite supporting character is the Onion Knight.

    5 giorni fa
  • Norbert Czinege
    Norbert Czinege

    Hot Pie is Azor Ahai

    5 giorni fa
  • Artur Lõhmus
    Artur Lõhmus

    Congrats on 1mil subs! Quality over quantity!

    5 giorni fa
  • blueberry smasher
    blueberry smasher

    The next live stream will be a Party!

    3 giorni fa
  • Winged Scapula
    Winged Scapula

    waiting on s8 episode 1 analyses :D

    5 giorni fa
  • theonlyjesusboy

    Also, Pod fucks

    5 giorni fa
  • Marcus Allen
    Marcus Allen

    Please do a cersei video

    6 giorni fa
  • Yimmy P
    Yimmy P

    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

    6 giorni fa
  • Sudarshan

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

    6 giorni fa
  • Ralph C
    Ralph C

    What happened to Edmure Tully?

    6 giorni fa
  • Mikkel Damlund
    Mikkel Damlund

    Also.. Pod fucks.

    6 giorni fa
  • Roxana-Amber Sweetman
    Roxana-Amber Sweetman

    Hot pie is Azor Ahai

    6 giorni fa
  • Larlen

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

    6 giorni fa
  • fedupwithusernames

    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.

    6 giorni fa