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Game of Thrones S3E10 06/09/2013 'Mhysa'

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Anubys, Jun 10, 2013.

  1. markp99

    markp99 TakoKichi

    Mar 21, 2002
    Yes, but their plumbing is intact, albeit internal.
  2. astrohip

    astrohip Active Member

    Jan 6, 2003
    To pour more fuel on this fire...

    In that article, the showrunners comment that seven seasons seem to be the magic number for them. Assuming that S4 is the rest of Book 3 (with the usual allowance for wandering plotlines here & there), that leaves three seasons to cover the last four books. That some serious condensing.

    Ok, 2014 for S4/B3.5. 2015/2016/2017 for the rest of the TV series. Even if GRRM publishes sooner than ever, Book 6 won't be before 2014, and more likely 2015. Does anyone really think he'll get the finale Book 7 out two years later?

    Methinks HBO needs to start plotting their endgame now. Cause there ain't no way he concludes it sooner than they do.

    Not a pretty scenario.
  3. morac

    morac Cat God

    Mar 14, 2003
    Maybe they'll just cut to black :p
  4. lambertman

    lambertman To see you, Nice

    Dec 20, 2002
    Don't Stop Believin'/Hold on through that lee-e-chin'
  5. DreadPirateRob

    DreadPirateRob Seriously?

    Nov 11, 2002
    I posted the same scenario 1-2 weeks ago, and I completely agree.
  6. Azlen

    Azlen Active Member

    Nov 24, 2002
    If they go with 7 seasons then there is absolutely no way that he will have book 7 done in time. I think the number of seasons they are going to do is probably the key disconnect between Martin and the showrunners.
  7. Mr. Soze

    Mr. Soze The Devil you know

    Nov 1, 2002
    Same here. There's plenty of stuff in those gigantic books that can be cut. Plenty.
  8. mooseAndSquirrel

    mooseAndSquirrel Active Member

    Aug 31, 2001
    and not cauterized. Because otherwise he would have bled to death.

    Of all the things they could focus on with 10 hours of film to cover hundreds of pages, Theon's waterworks was a very poor choice. Discuss it or have it in a letter if it's important to the story, but a scene with a sausage? Even if that's in the book, skip it.
  9. TonyD79

    TonyD79 Active Member

    Jan 4, 2002
    You are assuming they cover all te written material. That may not be a good assumption.
  10. LordKronos

    LordKronos New Member

    Dec 28, 2003
    All of a guys "plumbing" is pretty much internal, too. The portion that is in the penis is just a simple tube. Shorten the tube all you like, and the only think you really lose is the ability to aim it, which makes it basically the same as a girl.


    Interestingly, if you search google for "eunuch urinate", the first result is "How does Lord Varys urinate".

    I think that really depends on how big a role Ramsey Bolton plays in the upcoming story. If it is significant, then this does sort of help establish just what a creep he is.
  11. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

    Mar 10, 2003
    How old is GRRM? Not to sound gruesome, but he looks old and out of shape. I suppose, at the rate he's going, it's entirely possible there may never be a book 7, or at least a completed version. Has he spelled out to the HBO producers what the end game for the series is supposed to be?
  12. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

    Oct 17, 2000

    And he's also given them the go-ahead to, well, go ahead if they pass him.
  13. cheesesteak

    cheesesteak Meh.

    Jul 24, 2003
    The tv series can always film more Theon torture scenes if it starts to catch up to the books.
  14. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

    Mar 10, 2003
    I think they are going to spin that off into another series. Game of Torture :)
  15. Dawghows

    Dawghows Active Member

    May 17, 2001
    I am geographically confused about something.

    Sam used the dragonglass to kill one of The Others, at which point he and Gilly were (I thought) still north of, and trying to make their way to, The Wall. Bran & company were (I thought) holed up somewhere near, but south of, The Wall. If Sam & Gilly were trying to get to The Wall from the north, how/why did they run into Bran & Co. south of The Wall?
  16. markp99

    markp99 TakoKichi

    Mar 21, 2002
    Legs crossed, to protect my external plumbing! :eek:
  17. DUDE_NJX

    DUDE_NJX New Member

    Feb 12, 2003
    That whole storyline is annoying to me. Bran's extensive coverage of his "journey" is as useless as the torture scenes, IMO.
  18. jakerock

    jakerock Hey ho howdy!

    Dec 9, 2002

    I haven't watched the episode but from what I gathered reading here (I think) Sam knew of a secret passage under the wall and it came out where Bran was. Which I assume will come in handy since Bran is trying to get to the other side to continue his journey with Ferb.
  19. Shaunnick

    Shaunnick Active Member

    Jul 1, 2005
    Final Facebook Game of Thrones page,


    As to Sam and Bran, Bran's team was holed up in the Nightfort. Sam also happened to be aiming for the Nightfort because he knew of a secret passage underneath the wall that led to it. They just happened to get there the same night. So when Sam reached the south side of the wall, there was Bran and team ready to go north.
  20. jeff92k7

    jeff92k7 Annoyed with trolls

    Jan 18, 2006
    Agreed. Just because the reservoir is internal doesn't mean that most of the plumbing is. There are other plumbing connections externally that are very important.

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