True, both have huge, varied casts and complicated storylines riddled with unexpected deaths. They’ve even shared cast members (Ygritte as a maid!) but we never figured the two shows paid much attention to one another. How wrong we were!
“I think that’s pretty obvious, isn’t it? For a start, we’ve been training on Game of Thrones for this kind of big showdown for nearly four years. And secondly, there’s only so much damage you can do with a tea tray.”