Game of Thrones Finale: Is It Deep or Dumb? - Wisecrack Edition

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    Now that Game of Thrones is over, it's time to ask: is this milestone in television deep or dumb?
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  • Neah Ivanna
    Neah Ivanna 3 hours ago

    I just wished they too more time making danerys crazy if they were going that route. Cairo i don’t feel like John would’ve just killed Danny he’s way too stubborn and loyal

  • Z80
    Z80 14 hours ago

    To be fair I never watched a single GOT episode. But I can say Bronn is my favorite because he would do something.

  • luciferangelica
    luciferangelica 18 hours ago

    it seems clear to me that bran means to provoke a civil war with the reach. his every move is a slap in the face to oldtown

  • Lauren Nicole
    Lauren Nicole 2 days ago

    I didn’t even finish season 8 because it didn’t draw me in and after the final battle it was rushed to finish

  • Comatose
    Comatose 2 days ago

    Seen the ending coming long ago .. She was the daughter of the mad king. She also had a way of over reacting when things didn't go the way she wanted.
    There was tell tale signs the whole way. So many hate on the ending like the only way to tell a story is with happily ever after.

  • Conor Sartre
    Conor Sartre 3 days ago

    Well America is a plutocratic oligarchy and we have learned a that can be terrible.

  • Bunny B
    Bunny B 5 days ago

    You guys put more thought into ending of the show than the actual writers and producers 😕

  • Ajant Smith
    Ajant Smith 5 days ago

    I'm not wasting my time watching this. You're gonna spend 20 minutes stating the obvious, the last 2 seasons were a shit show and the show lost any real plot when the "writers" ran out of real material from the books to draw "inspiration" from.

  • Fishslap 33
    Fishslap 33 5 days ago

    It's definitely dumb. Gotcha writing is dumb.

  • Daniel Gertler
    Daniel Gertler 5 days ago

    I'm on team white walkers. The only real ending to the show is for them to win while everyone else is too busy vying for power over one another like happens to REAL WORLD ISSUES. Shit's a metaphor for things like the AIDs epidemic in the 80s or Climate Change now.

  • EnigmaDrath
    EnigmaDrath 7 days ago

    And the problem I had wasn't that they undermined the series-long buildup to the White Walkers by having the battle be over so suddenly. It's that the politics leading up to it (particularly in season 8) and that follow it are just ... stupid. Characters who were known for their cunning and intellect are suddenly dumbed down and, having done away with the Long Night, the show didn't then follow it up with political intrigue.

  • EnigmaDrath
    EnigmaDrath 7 days ago

    I was expecting Jon to kill Danny and then take his seat on the Iron Throne and THEN Drogon appears, sees her dead, knows it was Jon, and burns both him and, incidentally, the throne, destroying the cycle in more ways than one. I get that, since the books aren't finished, the writer's probably couldn't make that big a call as to kill off Jon in case he lives on in the books, but I just can't get over the fact that Drogon, rather than killing Jon, melts the throne. The dragons, while not dumb animals, are not portrayed to be THAT intelligent as to understand metaphoric symbolism, so wtf does Drogon care or even know about what the throne stood for??

  • Garland Remington III

    Who broke the wheel of our world? That’s easy. HINT: for he is the wheel in the middle of the wheel! He is the bright and morning star!! He is the rose of Sharon!!! for he did not come to destroy the law no, he came to fulfill the law. Who am I talking about?????? Anyone????? Any takers????

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  • Ben Mooney
    Ben Mooney 8 days ago

    Yes the end of game of thrones was fucking terrible. They were offered more episodes but refused. They were even offered 1 or 2 more seasons too. D and D fucked everyone over with this shit 6 episode final season

  • Ben Mooney
    Ben Mooney 8 days ago

    I love how dexter ended. I hated the last season or two especially the whole love thing deb had for dexter. When he abandoned his son and girlfriend and went up north in my mind he was going up there so he could go back to his roots and start killing again. Up until that point the whole season was trash with the psychiatrist and the brain surgeon killer. But then when he leaves it’s like it’s a fresh start to continue his dark passengers killing fetish and I loved that part. But yeah the fucked the last few seasons of that show

  • Harold Ramson
    Harold Ramson 9 days ago

    This video is bullshit.

  • Moon in Joon
    Moon in Joon 10 days ago

    It was the Starbucks coffee cup appearance along with the plastic water bottle that was the final straw...

  • falaflani
    falaflani 10 days ago

    They basically gave up humanity to the control of an omniscient being and made the G8

  • glory bee
    glory bee 10 days ago

    So esseeenntially
    There was no point in the end

  • John Smith
    John Smith 12 days ago

    Deep or Dumb? The answer is Dumb. D&D said to themselves "Hey, we're going to Star Wars right? Well Disney says you have to let the past die, kill it if you have to. Better sabotage this series as much as they did in The Last Jedi, otherwise they'll think we're not fit to work for them" And so Dumb and Dumber decided to make Euron Greyjoy do more damage to Dany's forces than the Night King did, have Dany turn into the Burninator over the course of 1/2 hour and turn Jon Snow into a Borg drone who could only say "I don't want it" and "You're mAh qUeEn".

  • Renee Lasswell
    Renee Lasswell 13 days ago

    This has an absurd number of ads AND two more in the narrative! Too much.

  • Lalu
    Lalu 14 days ago

    You think too much. DUMB and DUMBER just stupid. They do not know anything about writing story.

  • The ABC Jug Band
    The ABC Jug Band 14 days ago

    I really am one of those who have never watched an episode. My interest has been all the rage surrounding the finale.
    The same applied to Seinfeld’s last episode. Some thought it was brilliant as the camera panned out of the prison cell. Others thought it wasn’t funny at all.
    As you point out writing for TV isn’t easy and finishing off a story is hard.
    Perhaps they both should’ve ended earlier and we wouldn’t be in this spot?

  • D'Wayne Stewart
    D'Wayne Stewart 15 days ago

    This video was DUMB!

  • Kitty Meyw
    Kitty Meyw 15 days ago

    George R R Martin: "You know, I haven't let anyone to this day turn game of thrones into a series. So far I've denied every proposal."
    D&D: "Yeah, we know the ending wasn't what you would expect, but we really wanted to subvert expectation."
    Star Wars: "After Game of Thrones, we can't work with you D&D, we'd really like to subvert bombing at the box office, especially in the wake of the whole Lucas Disney flop."
    D&D: "Yeah, we just needed to step back from everything, so we won't be working on Star Wars, that's all we can say at this time.."

  • Diego Cobo Sánchez
    Diego Cobo Sánchez 16 days ago +1

    Come to think of it, the actors who didn't return for Season 8 (Mark Gatiss, Ellie Kendrick, Alexandra Dowling, Jim Broadbent, etc.) should at least consider themselves lucky that, unlike the rest, they weren't forced into spending hours giving it their all for something they found so DISAPPOINTING! Let's hope at least their careers carry on a path they deserve better..

  • Sebastien Sade
    Sebastien Sade 16 days ago

    I know it's been stated again and again, but the problem with Game of Thrones is no more deep or complex than D&D rushing the last 3 seasons; whereas before the story pacing was methodical and detailed, it suddenly made giant leaps in starts and fits, hollowing out the characters and their motivations. This satisfied exactly nobody. It's like starting an 8 course meal with gourmet cuisine and ending it at the fast-food drive-thru.

  • Nat Roberts
    Nat Roberts 17 days ago

    Martins ending is gonna be generally the same but it’ll probably be great bc he’ll have 2 3 gazillion page books to flesh this out.

  • Stern Warrior
    Stern Warrior 18 days ago

    It is deeply dumb.

  • George Prchal
    George Prchal 18 days ago

    My stupid idea where Jon and Sam become rappers (Sam becomes Big Boi and Jon becomes Aegon 3000 and they form OutKast) still would have been a better ending.

  • Fernando Dobbin
    Fernando Dobbin 19 days ago

    The reason Bran refused lordship of Winterfell was so Sansa could be crowned queen. And we would have a "hooray, women" moment.

  • ameanasaurus rex
    ameanasaurus rex 19 days ago

    There’s a special place in hell for weiss and benioff...oh wait..

  • Ol Mate
    Ol Mate 19 days ago

    Months later and i'm still triggered. I'm don't think i'll even re watch season 8

  • Don homer
    Don homer 20 days ago

    DUMB end of !!!!

  • Soren54241
    Soren54241 20 days ago

    Firstly Jared, I'd like to apologize for the comment completely derailing the content of the video, which is fantastic.
    Secondly, your hair looks so soft!

  • Serious Star
    Serious Star 21 day ago

    I’m so tired of youtubers kidding themselves about their own intelligence. You’re here because people are bored.

  • Luis Miranda
    Luis Miranda 21 day ago

    Bran has the best story out of all of us! That's why the writers didnt include him in an entire season!

  • Andrew Frank
    Andrew Frank 22 days ago

    3:45 Yup. That line. What the fuck does murdering the civilians of Kings Landing have to do with the noble houses?? Oh right... We are supposed to forget she specifically was setting out to help the common folk..
    End of Review.

  • Cesar Mata
    Cesar Mata 22 days ago

    Drogon San Diego made me laugh for about a 30 minutes.

  • Kai Yen Wong
    Kai Yen Wong 24 days ago

    they trying to do zero requiem but fail doing so

  • Tirca Mihnea
    Tirca Mihnea 25 days ago


  • Riverness Mariposa
    Riverness Mariposa 26 days ago

    Dumb and Dumber

  • SkywalkerWroc
    SkywalkerWroc 26 days ago

    Why having a state of all-knowing technocracy doesn't fit there and seems to you like a "black mirror episode"? Honestly: That's my interpretation of the ending, and I'm cool with that.

  • Landkrabben
    Landkrabben 27 days ago +3

    Video is called "is the finale dumb or deep."
    Host: Now let's look at all the episodes.
    The ending is dumb and it cheated everyone for what they waited 8 years to see.

  • Ezra Przytyk
    Ezra Przytyk 28 days ago

    and they say got is better than BB lmao

    • Ezra Przytyk
      Ezra Przytyk 13 days ago

      @Jake the highest rated show ever. Breaking bad

    • Jake
      Jake 13 days ago

      What's BB?

  • RTannamal
    RTannamal 28 days ago

    Dumb. Extremely dumb. To the nth degree dumb

  • RTannamal
    RTannamal 28 days ago

    Bron was so funny, just sneaking through everyone to kill Jamie and Tyrion....what a laugh they promised him lands they didn't control in exchange and made him Master of Coin when he is obviously a self admitted grifter and it would be counter productive to the realm. Hahaha...subverting my expectations. What would have been an even better would have been Pod shanking him for his crimes. As Bran would have ordered it of such a traiter. Now THAT would be funny. Lol

  • somatotrophin1
    somatotrophin1 29 days ago

    I don't know why you lot were disappointed by the last episode. It is totally commensurate with the whole series.

  • schleich lover707
    schleich lover707 29 days ago

    I think I might be the only one here who liked/loves season 8. I knew what happens in season 8 when I was watching season 6, so I had enough time to make peace with it and actually enjoy it.
    I kinda think everyone started hating it because Jon and Dany didn’t get the ending they “deserved”. If you actually follow the story line, you would have seen Dany go mad and Jon still didn’t want to be a king. Does that make Bran the best choice, probably no. But at least he isn’t very biased and emotional about it as some others.

  • anny791
    anny791 29 days ago


  • Shoegum
    Shoegum 29 days ago

    Dragon blue fire can destroy the wall but not a rock that John Snow hides behind.

  • The One And Only True Holy Man

    having tyrion , a guy who saw all the shit high lords can do to gain power suggest an elective monarchy which will simply give each house MORE POWER is stupid , plus everytime a king dies the kingdoms will for sure fall in to civil wars for the elections and after that the first years of every king will be spent trying to stabilize the realm

  • Christopher Tracy
    Christopher Tracy Month ago

    I'm sorry but they did Daenerys dirty, all she had 2 do was take King's Landing in S7 and fight the NK in S8.

  • Jaypes
    Jaypes Month ago

    WTF the council are just as ineffectual as ever?

    We only see their very first meeting directly after the city was destroyed by a dragon. The thing about brothels is a joke although Bron is serious as that's part of his take in a way.

  • B C
    B C Month ago +1

    I learn from this show how people cant change. Good people with noble blood can do all shit and stay good, but if you have wrong parents you are doomed from begging.
    No hope, no change.
    Just pure emptiness.

  • Sabrina Monen
    Sabrina Monen Month ago

    I think the point is that everyone wanted specifics and had a pretty clear idea of the best ending, the most realistic ending would be nothing like that. The characters had everything they needed but the only reliable thing about dramas is that they will almost always make the wrong choices. Im not happy with the ending either but I'm not supposed to be. Because thats just not how life works

  • Ved Madhu
    Ved Madhu Month ago

    GoT deep or dumb????

    deeply dumb

  • Dennis Hakkie
    Dennis Hakkie Month ago

    It was dumb because the storytelling had no depth and everything that happened, happened because of zero reasons. Compare the last season to the red wedding.

  • Hans Olav
    Hans Olav Month ago

    a world-saving hero's job is never done. that's humanity for ya. :)