Although the series came to a controversial conclusion in 2019, the first few seasons have gone down as some of the best TV of the last decade.
Despite the fantasy epic’s high production quality and star-making performances, it’s dubious whether the series would have had the same success if HBO followed on from the original pilot.
Lloyd was thankful for the experience, and confessed: “We were very lucky to be given a $10 million-dollar rehearsal.”
With the show’s first spin-off, House of the Dragon, coming up in 2022, it’s hoped the series has learned from its past mistakes and delivers a quality first season.
Game of Thrones is available to stream on Now TV.
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