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

    6 днів тому

    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

      День тому

      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 дні тому

      @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 дні тому

      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 дні тому

      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. Jason Pilot

    Jason Pilot

    5 годин тому

    where is the episode breakdown brah

  3. Funnyman1175


    8 годин тому

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

  4. pr0- m0

    pr0- m0

    8 годин тому

    Hot Pie is Azura Hai. Fight me haters.

  5. blueberry smasher

    blueberry smasher

    9 годин тому

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

  6. MellomMannen


    11 годин тому

    Will there be an review of the episodes?

  7. Anter Olgac

    Anter Olgac

    11 годин тому

    Analysis of Episode 1???

  8. mgamer327


    12 годин тому

    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!

  9. Aliasgar Saria

    Aliasgar Saria

    14 годин тому

    How long does it take to create such a video?

  10. Jamaa L

    Jamaa L

    15 годин тому

    11:22 damn she thick af

  11. Clan Toriador

    Clan Toriador

    18 годин тому

    “Sir Friendzone” 😂

  12. lazer tag

    lazer tag

    19 годин тому

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

    • Steve Bell

      Steve Bell

      14 годин тому


    • ricen0odle


      15 годин тому

      season 1 episode 8?

  13. Austin Morgerson

    Austin Morgerson

    20 годин тому

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

    • Oxycontin.


      5 годин тому

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

  14. Average Alien

    Average Alien

    20 годин тому

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

  15. Curt Thrapp

    Curt Thrapp

    21 годину тому

    Team Hot Pie.

  16. rewinder2008


    23 години тому

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

  17. El Nino Son

    El Nino Son

    23 години тому

    Where's the episode 1 video tho?

  18. Basil Kuklin

    Basil Kuklin

    День тому

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

  19. Colin W

    Colin W

    День тому

    Hype for the S8E1 recap :)

  20. Frodo Baggins

    Frodo Baggins

    День тому

    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.

  21. Joaquin Lopez

    Joaquin Lopez

    День тому

    Season 8 episode 1 breakdown??

  22. Sabrina Schrader

    Sabrina Schrader

    День тому


    • Sabrina Schrader

      Sabrina Schrader

      День тому


  23. Goldenhalk


    День тому

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

    • Curious Dev

      Curious Dev

      День тому

      +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

      День тому

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

    • Curious Dev

      Curious Dev

      День тому

      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.

  24. Sylvester Curry

    Sylvester Curry

    День тому

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

  25. Marija Djurovic

    Marija Djurovic

    День тому

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

  26. Skolastika Lupitawina

    Skolastika Lupitawina

    День тому

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

  27. Richard V.

    Richard V.

    День тому

    Yo!!! Its taking too long!!!

  28. Aditi Wairkar

    Aditi Wairkar

    День тому

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

  29. slitor


    День тому

    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.

  30. 2Corfive17


    День тому

    dafuq is the episode 1 vid?

  31. Laura Brown

    Laura Brown

    День тому

    keep up the great work!

  32. M D

    M D

    День тому

    Where’s the episode 1 breakdown??

  33. EmoPro93


    День тому

    Hot pie

  34. Coreen Mazzocchi

    Coreen Mazzocchi

    День тому

    Jorah = Sir Friend Zone

  35. Parth Marathe

    Parth Marathe

    День тому

    Dude where is the explanation of 1st episode

  36. Sanket Bora

    Sanket Bora

    День тому

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

  37. Stinky D Shinjin

    Stinky D Shinjin

    День тому

    Hey asshole, where's the fucking analysis

  38. Frankske Verstraeten

    Frankske Verstraeten

    День тому

    Wait how is Brienne more beautiful than cersei?

  39. Frankske Verstraeten

    Frankske Verstraeten

    День тому

    Episode 1 still not reviewed

  40. Ryan


    День тому

    You gonna upload S8E01 explained or what?

  41. J Baran

    J Baran

    2 дні тому

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

  42. Eva Mooiman

    Eva Mooiman

    2 дні тому

    Thank you!

  43. Thor


    2 дні тому

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

  44. Bolts 4

    Bolts 4

    2 дні тому

    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


      День тому

      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.

  45. iara


    2 дні тому

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

  46. Morrissey


    2 дні тому

    When is the episode analysis coming out?

    • Meven2001


      16 годин тому

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

  47. Olin Taft

    Olin Taft

    2 дні тому

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

  48. C Love

    C Love

    2 дні тому

    Where season 8 episode 1 recap at

  49. redot84eva


    2 дні тому

    Congrats on the one million subs!

  50. Dan Geraghty

    Dan Geraghty

    2 дні тому

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

  51. Kyle O'kane

    Kyle O'kane

    2 дні тому

    H O T P I E

  52. Hadi uz Zaman

    Hadi uz Zaman

    2 дні тому

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

  53. Alec Joseph

    Alec Joseph

    2 дні тому

    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



    2 дні тому

  55. Aserium


    2 дні тому

    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.

  56. leaf stone

    leaf stone

    2 дні тому

    will jaime kill night king cuz he is king slayer?

  57. countrysweetie345


    2 дні тому

    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!

  58. The Enlightened Centrist

    The Enlightened Centrist

    2 дні тому

    Waiting for the season premiere breakdown!

  59. Adam Youtube

    Adam Youtube

    2 дні тому

    Love the chill commentary

  60. SOPOAE


    2 дні тому

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

  61. Luke Young

    Luke Young

    2 дні тому

    Episode review soon? IM JONESING MAN!

  62. Sans Nom

    Sans Nom

    2 дні тому

    «Also, Pod fucks»

  63. tatuksa


    2 дні тому

    hot pie is the white king

  64. FaLLeN


    2 дні тому

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

  65. Balls Mcavoy

    Balls Mcavoy

    2 дні тому

    Waiting for 8x01 review brother

  66. Richard Blocker

    Richard Blocker

    2 дні тому

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

  67. bhuuthesecond


    3 дні тому

    My favourite supporting character is the Onion Knight.

  68. Norbert Czinege

    Norbert Czinege

    3 дні тому

    Hot Pie is Azor Ahai

  69. Artur Lõhmus

    Artur Lõhmus

    3 дні тому

    Congrats on 1mil subs! Quality over quantity!

    • blueberry smasher

      blueberry smasher

      9 годин тому

      The next live stream will be a Party!

  70. Winged Scapula

    Winged Scapula

    3 дні тому

    waiting on s8 episode 1 analyses :D

  71. theonlyjesusboy


    3 дні тому

    Also, Pod fucks

  72. Marcus Allen

    Marcus Allen

    3 дні тому

    Please do a cersei video

  73. Yimmy P

    Yimmy P

    3 дні тому

    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

  74. Sudarshan


    3 дні тому

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

  75. Ralph C

    Ralph C

    3 дні тому

    What happened to Edmure Tully?

  76. Mikkel Damlund

    Mikkel Damlund

    3 дні тому

    Also.. Pod fucks.

  77. Roxana-Amber Sweetman

    Roxana-Amber Sweetman

    3 дні тому

    Hot pie is Azor Ahai

  78. Larlen


    3 дні тому

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

  79. fedupwithusernames


    3 дні тому

    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.

  80. Charles In charge

    Charles In charge

    3 дні тому

    Game of thrones sucks

  81. Nicholas Schoepfer

    Nicholas Schoepfer

    3 дні тому

    So glad to see this trending, great job.

  82. Chawin Tan

    Chawin Tan

    3 дні тому

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

  83. Jessica Yates

    Jessica Yates

    3 дні тому

    Grats on 1 mil subs

  84. Hugh Jass

    Hugh Jass

    3 дні тому

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

  85. Ced Rolyes

    Ced Rolyes

    3 дні тому

    🧡🔵🔵🔵🔵🔵🔵🔵🔵🔵🔵💙💙💙💙💙💙 💛🔴🔴🔴💚💚💚💚💚💚💚💚 *Jesus Christ is the only true God!* *The one God who rose from the dead and lives forever.* *Jesus Christ is the only one qualified to give us eternal life.* *also heal their bodies.*) 🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰 🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰 🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰 🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰 🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰🈸🈯🔰

  86. Mike Jones

    Mike Jones

    3 дні тому

    Jon and Dany's baby will take the throne

  87. mopic312


    3 дні тому

    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.

  88. Raulandrus


    3 дні тому

    Isn't Lyanna Mormont Jora's cousin?

  89. yup b

    yup b

    3 дні тому

    Missandei is fucking hot mann

  90. Jeremiah Townsend

    Jeremiah Townsend

    3 дні тому

    Rounding it off with Hot you should. Great summary.

  91. asd zxcz

    asd zxcz

    3 дні тому

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

  92. B Dev

    B Dev

    3 дні тому

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

  93. DewkChronic


    3 дні тому

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

  94. DewkChronic


    3 дні тому

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

  95. Vinay Giri

    Vinay Giri

    3 дні тому

    very very good

  96. IG bbyspectr

    IG bbyspectr

    3 дні тому


  97. William


    3 дні тому

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

  98. Carter Kesler

    Carter Kesler

    3 дні тому

    Plz do a break down for season 8 episode1.

  99. Michael Kenyon

    Michael Kenyon

    3 дні тому

    ayyyeeeeeeeee 1M subs

  100. Kevin W

    Kevin W

    3 дні тому

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