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  6 days ago +144

    We're holding Q&A livestreams right after each episode of Season 8, at ~10pm ET Sunday:
    Patrons can watch past streams:
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    • Scott Geiger
      Scott Geiger Day ago

      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 2 days ago

      @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 2 days ago

      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 3 days ago

      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.

  • Goldenhalk
    Goldenhalk Day ago +3

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

  • Sylvester Curry
    Sylvester Curry Day ago

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

  • Marija Djurovic
    Marija Djurovic Day ago

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

  • Skolastika Lupitawina

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

  • Richard V.
    Richard V. Day ago

    Yo!!! Its taking too long!!!

  • Aditi Wairkar
    Aditi Wairkar Day ago

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

  • slitor
    slitor Day ago

    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.

  • 2Corfive17
    2Corfive17 Day ago +3

    dafuq is the episode 1 vid?

  • Laura Brown
    Laura Brown Day ago +1

    keep up the great work!

  • M D
    M D Day ago +11

    Where’s the episode 1 breakdown??

  • EmoPro93
    EmoPro93 Day ago

    Hot pie

  • Coreen Mazzocchi

    Jorah = Sir Friend Zone

  • Parth Marathe
    Parth Marathe Day ago +1

    Dude where is the explanation of 1st episode

  • Sanket Bora
    Sanket Bora Day ago +5

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

  • Stinky D Shinjin
    Stinky D Shinjin Day ago +3

    Hey asshole, where's the fucking analysis

  • Frankske Verstraeten

    Wait how is Brienne more beautiful than cersei?

  • Frankske Verstraeten

    Episode 1 still not reviewed

  • Ryan
    Ryan Day ago +1

    You gonna upload S8E01 explained or what?

  • J Baran
    J Baran 2 days ago

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

  • Eva Mooiman
    Eva Mooiman 2 days ago

    Thank you!

  • Thor
    Thor 2 days ago +1

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

  • Bolts 4
    Bolts 4 2 days ago +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.

    • Sergiu
      Sergiu Day ago +4

      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.

  • iara
    iara 2 days ago

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

  • Morrissey
    Morrissey 2 days ago +52

    When is the episode analysis coming out?

  • Olin Taft
    Olin Taft 2 days ago

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

  • C Love
    C Love 2 days ago +8

    Where season 8 episode 1 recap at

  • redot84eva
    redot84eva 2 days ago

    Congrats on the one million subs!

  • Dan Geraghty
    Dan Geraghty 2 days ago

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

  • Kyle O'kane
    Kyle O'kane 2 days ago


  • Hadi uz Zaman
    Hadi uz Zaman 2 days ago

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

  • Alec Joseph
    Alec Joseph 2 days ago

    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

    I THE PREACHER 2 days ago

  • Aserium
    Aserium 2 days ago +2

    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.

  • leaf stone
    leaf stone 2 days ago +1

    will jaime kill night king cuz he is king slayer?

  • countrysweetie345
    countrysweetie345 2 days ago

    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!

  • The Enlightened Centrist

    Waiting for the season premiere breakdown!

  • Adam Youtube
    Adam Youtube 2 days ago

    Love the chill commentary

    SOPOAE 2 days ago

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

  • Luke Young
    Luke Young 2 days ago

    Episode review soon? IM JONESING MAN!

  • Sans Nom
    Sans Nom 2 days ago

    «Also, Pod fucks»

  • tatuksa
    tatuksa 2 days ago

    hot pie is the white king

  • FaLLeN
    FaLLeN 2 days ago

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

  • Balls Mcavoy
    Balls Mcavoy 2 days ago +1

    Waiting for 8x01 review brother

  • Richard Blocker
    Richard Blocker 2 days ago

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

  • bhuuthesecond
    bhuuthesecond 3 days ago

    My favourite supporting character is the Onion Knight.

  • Norbert Czinege
    Norbert Czinege 3 days ago

    Hot Pie is Azor Ahai

  • Artur Lõhmus
    Artur Lõhmus 3 days ago +5

    Congrats on 1mil subs! Quality over quantity!

  • Winged Scapula
    Winged Scapula 3 days ago +1

    waiting on s8 episode 1 analyses :D

  • theonlyjesusboy
    theonlyjesusboy 3 days ago

    Also, Pod fucks

  • Marcus Allen
    Marcus Allen 3 days ago

    Please do a cersei video

  • Yimmy P
    Yimmy P 3 days ago

    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

  • Sudarshan
    Sudarshan 3 days ago

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

  • Ralph C
    Ralph C 3 days ago

    What happened to Edmure Tully?

  • Mikkel Damlund
    Mikkel Damlund 3 days ago +1

    Also.. Pod fucks.

  • Roxana-Amber Sweetman

    Hot pie is Azor Ahai

  • Larlen
    Larlen 3 days ago +1

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

  • fedupwithusernames
    fedupwithusernames 3 days ago +3

    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.

  • Charles In charge
    Charles In charge 3 days ago +1

    Game of thrones sucks

  • Nicholas Schoepfer
    Nicholas Schoepfer 3 days ago

    So glad to see this trending, great job.

  • Chawin Tan
    Chawin Tan 3 days ago

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

  • Jessica Yates
    Jessica Yates 3 days ago

    Grats on 1 mil subs

  • Hugh Jass
    Hugh Jass 3 days ago

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

  • Ced Rolyes
    Ced Rolyes 3 days ago

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  • Mike Jones
    Mike Jones 3 days ago

    Jon and Dany's baby will take the throne

  • mopic312
    mopic312 3 days ago

    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.

  • Raulandrus
    Raulandrus 3 days ago

    Isn't Lyanna Mormont Jora's cousin?

  • yup b
    yup b 3 days ago

    Missandei is fucking hot mann

  • Jeremiah Townsend
    Jeremiah Townsend 3 days ago

    Rounding it off with Hot you should. Great summary.

  • asd zxcz
    asd zxcz 3 days ago

    Recap is a recap, don't say what you think is going/not going to happen or what was in books ...

  • B Dev
    B Dev 3 days ago

    This video was actually very well done but at the end I clicked and got sent to another dimension.

  • DewkChronic
    DewkChronic 3 days ago

    Gendry is the real heir to the throne. Targaryans were over threw.

  • DewkChronic
    DewkChronic 3 days ago

    30 seconds in the kid climbing the tree had rubber soles.

  • Vinay Giri
    Vinay Giri 3 days ago

    very very good

  • IG bbyspectr
    IG bbyspectr 3 days ago


  • William
    William 3 days ago

    Hot Pie will be that last man standing in the wars to come.

  • Carter Kesler
    Carter Kesler 3 days ago

    Plz do a break down for season 8 episode1.

  • Michael Kenyon
    Michael Kenyon 3 days ago

    ayyyeeeeeeeee 1M subs

  • Kevin W
    Kevin W 3 days ago

    14:32 To be fair, it can be said of almost literally everyone in Westeros that they "will die in Westeros".

  • Jess Leighton
    Jess Leighton 3 days ago

    I thought Daenerys only dated the bloodthirsty type? What's she doing with Longsuffering Jon?

  • Matt Nifferson
    Matt Nifferson 3 days ago

    Congrats for a million subscribers!!

  • Matt Nifferson
    Matt Nifferson 3 days ago

    Gendry's description though. Lol. 😂

  • flippingnational
    flippingnational 3 days ago

    Hot Pie for the Throne!

  • Vanice Icarus
    Vanice Icarus 3 days ago

    Anyone know how much time has past between season 1 and 8 in show wise?

  • Adam Engel
    Adam Engel 3 days ago

    I love that you included Hot Pie. I hope he makes a come back in Winterfell

  • Tyclone
    Tyclone 3 days ago +4

    Where is the episode 1 breakdown!? I felt sure you had decided to save it and drop it at 1 million subs but still not here.. :(

  • Ronald K. Drum
    Ronald K. Drum 3 days ago

    All Hail Hot Pie!

  • katherine taylor
    katherine taylor 3 days ago

    I want to see tormund with lady Brienne because He really loves her

  • nes0901
    nes0901 3 days ago

    gonna miss Alt Shift X GOT videos almost as much as the show itself

  • shegocrazy
    shegocrazy 3 days ago

    Summed up 7 seasons so expertly. Well done!

  • julien
    julien 3 days ago

    Are there any openly gay characters?

  • julien
    julien 3 days ago

    You forgot about Cersei’s elephants.

  • NoneOfYour Beeswax
    NoneOfYour Beeswax 3 days ago

    "Bran has no memory of the fall" - the hell you say! His comment about meeting "an old friend" makes absolutely no sense unless he _does_ recall it, as he has never, before or since, ever met Jamie Lannister. Why else would he ironically refer to him as an "old friend"? Why would he have any reason to greet his arrival personally? I know the books in particular make a big deal of that, but I think we can reasonably assume that in the TV show now that he is and has been the three-eyed Bran for some while now, clearly knows exactly what went down on that fateful day.

  • Julianne Rohm
    Julianne Rohm 3 days ago

    Can Bran warg into one of the dead? the Night King, Viserion or any other of the white walkers? Someone probably already asked this, or did I miss something obvious on the show?

  • Ricky Ticky
    Ricky Ticky 3 days ago

    Hot pie is the azora hai

  • Camilo Cante
    Camilo Cante 3 days ago

    *waiting impatiently for S08e01 review...

  • Theee Chosen One
    Theee Chosen One 3 days ago

    So let me get this straight: Podrick fucks and Hot Pie bakes? If this is true, then I foresee humanity surviving!

  • FuzzyLegs
    FuzzyLegs 4 days ago

    Thanks for making this vid. A great recap of characters from the past seasons and needed some backstory to remember

  • jao ramos
    jao ramos 4 days ago

    please make a video about the iron bank

  • Amanda Leigh
    Amanda Leigh 4 days ago

    Can someone remind me when Melisandre says that Jon is Azor Ahai?