Finally, after a torturous year and eight months since Game of Thrones' Season 7 finale, Season 8 is back to consume all of our lives once again.
There are a lot of loose ends to tie up in the final season — and it's got many of us bracing ourselves for the drama to begin. No matter who you're rooting for or how you're hoping for the show to close, chances are you will have a lot of feelings.
Game of Thrones has inspired nothing less than obsession in fans, drawing over 10 million viewers to HBO last season, with millions more illegally streaming the episodes online all over the world. Whether you are a seasoned veteran who's read all of the books and watched since the show's premiere back in 2011 or a new viewer who took advantage of the past 20 months (hey, who's counting?) to binge watch all seven seasons, there are sure to be a lot of moments in the coming weeks that will have us all screaming at our TVs, self-soothing with Game of Thrones whiskey, or sharing memes that make the whole thing just a bit more bearable.
And if you happen to be looking for the best Game of Thrones memes to process your emotions during Season 8, well, you've come to the right place. Each week, we will be posting the best memes that summarize every episode (and how many of us are feeling). No matter what happens, who dies, or where the show takes us, look no further for your weekly Game of Thrones 'meme recap' to get you through. (Warning: The following memes could contain spoilers).
Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere Memes: Winterfell
Exactly how we all felt each time Bran was on-screen:
Some of us were thinking of Catelyn as we watched Sam deliver the news:
Seriously, Bran things to the next level this episode:
We get it, Cersei was bummed about the elephants:
Those of us who are die-hard #TeamTormund:
Watching all of Sansa and Dany's interactions:
Honestly, Jon just can't escape his destiny:
Us wondering what Cersei really had in mind with the elephants:
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Watching Arya show Gendry her weapon:
Us feeling crushed for Sam when Dany gave him the news:
Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 2 Memes: A Knight Of The Seven Kingdoms
We respect Arya's battle prep:
Tormund's game is somewhat questionable but we admire his dedication:
"The big woman still here?"
How the tables have turned:
Jaime coming face-to-face with his past:
Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 3 Memes: The Long Night
It was a dark episode...in more ways than one:
The Dothraki tried to light the way:
We should have seen this coming when they hid the women and children with the dead:
While everyone was fighting Bran was like:
Honestly, Dany barely helped:
We've gotta pour one out for Lyanna Mormont — the true Giantsbane:
We all know this is Arya walking back into Winterfell next week:
And while Cersei may have had a great strategy for this battle:
She's definitely in trouble:
And until next week, we'll just be over here like:
Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 4 Memes: The Last of The Starks
Sansa is terrible at keeping secrets, but are we surprised?
Well, Gendry shot his shot:
Honestly, Jon's treatment of Ghost was unacceptable:
Jaime's behavior was disappointing but not surprising:
Looks like Dany needed a pick-me-up after all the bullshit she endured this episode:
Daenerys Stormborn of House Targaryen, the First of Her Name, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Protector of the Seven Kingdoms, the Mother of Dragons, the Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, the Unburnt, the Breaker of Chains, and Drinker of Pumpkin Spice pic.twitter.com/BOPdolRhXz— Ira Madison III (@ira) May 6, 2019
May she rest in peace:
Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 Memes: The Bells
In all fairness, Varys did his best:
This was all of us:
Are we surprised at how trash the Golden Company was?
Those of us who were pining for a more epic end for Cersei:
Pretty much sums things up: