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Game of Woes
On Monday night, the late-night hosts weighed in on the hotly contested series finale of “Game of Thrones” that aired on HBO on Sunday.
“No spoilers, but it had everything: heartbreak, betrayal, desolation — and that’s just how fans feel about the writers.” — STEPHEN COLBERT
“In the end, Westeros is a system of government where a leader is not chosen by birthright, but by three women and 10 white guys.” — JIMMY KIMMEL
“I’m not saying their writers ran out of ideas, but I thought it was odd that Jon Snow’s final line was ‘Bazinga.’” — JIMMY FALLON
“‘American Idol’ named its Season 17 winner last night and this is annoying — Bran won that, too.” — SETH MEYERS
News of therapists offering their services to disappointed fans had the hosts questioning how damaged or privileged some viewers must be.
“People, if you need therapy because a TV show ended, your life is too good, O.K.? I’m going to tell you straight — you don’t need a therapist, you need some credit card debt and an S.T.D., O.K.? Take your mind right off that series finale.” — TREVOR NOAH
“So if you’re traumatized that the dragon lady story did not end the way you had hoped, trained professionals are standing by to slap you across the face and tell you to grow the hell up.” — STEPHEN COLBERT
“It’s ridiculous. Nerds today have no idea how good they have it. Every movie is now for them. I had one ‘Batman’ until I was 22 years old and he fought a rubber shark in the movie they made.” — JIMMY KIMMEL
Keep Trump on the Green and Offline
In what Seth Meyers joked would be the “second worst ending of the week,” President Trump tweeted a threat to end Iran on Sunday, should the country be looking for a fight.