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The Game of Thrones Showrunners Sure Have a Sense of Humor About the Most Recent Death

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The latest character killed on Game of Thrones (don’t worry, we won’t spoil it yet just in case) certainly caused a roller coaster of reactions. First was the shock, then the tears, followed by anger, acceptance, and eventually, memes. Now, the death is a pop culture staple and the creators are sorry.

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Showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Tuesday to apologize for the death of you know who, but they did it with a very clever spin.

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In the past several days, you’ve at least seen the images of Hodor’s face in elevators and stuff, right? This is becoming a thing and it’s a very funny way for Benioff and Weiss to tackle it. I know I’m going to hear “Hodor!” at some point.

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[Jimmy Kimmel]

Entertainment Reporter for io9/Gizmodo

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