'Game of Thrones' Takes Us Inside Season 8 Episode 1, "Winterfell" [SPOILERS]

It's finally time to bring back one of our favorite overplayed meme images, a giant Game of Thrones spoiler. Consider this your FIRST warning that this post will more than likely include spoilers from last night's season 8 premiere episode, "Winterfell", and if you don't want to be spoiled, don't continue reading.

'Game of Thrones' Takes Us Inside Season 8 Episode 1, "Winterfell" [SPOILERS]
If you're still here, you DON'T get to complain about spoilers, k? You chose this.

'Game of Thrones' Takes Us Inside Season 8 Episode 1, "Winterfell" [SPOILERS]
"Winterfell" was downright HAPPY compared to your typical episode of the "Song of Ice and Fire" saga, but we're pretty sure it's an attempt to lure viewers into a false sense of security. We know there is some sh*t coming down the line, and we're not buying the semi-kumbaya feelings.

'Game of Thrones' Takes Us Inside Season 8 Episode 1, "Winterfell" [SPOILERS]

HBO actually released a pretty great behind-the-scenes video, which takes viewers inside the first episode of the final season, with some fantastic insights into how and why things were filmed and presented the way they were.

Needless to say, it was a helluva kickoff for season 8, and we'll take a more in depth look at the episode later today in review form. For now, here's the BTS vid:

Game of Thrones 8th and final season continues on HBO on Sunday, for 5 more episodes.

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Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool. 

Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 

 Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 

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