With geek culture becoming mainstream, TV after-shows now the norm, and online conversations turning into an integral part of entertainment, it’s easier than ever for fans to collectively figure out the ins and outs of what happens next. Whether it’s character depth, secret identities, a question of who died, or who will come out on top, the only limits to fan theories are canon and fans' imaginations. And sometimes the implausible theories are even better than what will actually happen.

‘Game of Thrones’ confirms—once and for all—who Jon Snow really is
What this new information would mean for Jon and the rest of Westeros.
No, Bran Stark isn’t the Night King—here’s why
The evidence falls apart once you start to examine it.
Who’s really the rightful heir to the Iron Throne?
Everything we thought we knew was wrong.
How do you kill a dragon on ‘Game of Thrones’?
'If they can be wounded, they can be killed.'
Who is Azor Ahai, the prophesied savior of ‘Game of Thrones’?
One of Westeros' most encompassing prophecies.
Here’s proof that theories have been part of ‘Star Wars’ fandom for decades
This will make your Snoke theories look tame in comparison.
What are the Gray Jedi?
Some believe an Expanded Universe thread could play a part in the next 'Star Wars' movie.
Could Professor Snape still be alive? One Harry Potter fan has a theory
Has this been under our noses this whole time?
So did Belle’s town age in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ or what?
How far did the Enchantress' spell reach?
The ‘Westworld’ creators reveal which host was operating with free will
'I’ve been waiting for the message boards on Reddit to tell us.'
‘Star Wars’ Episode VIII just got its official title
We know little about it, but fans are already digging in deep.
Disney confirms Pixar’s connected universe theory is true—and it’ll blow your mind
Bet you didn't catch all these Easter eggs before.
The year fan theories went mainstream
Fan theories became part of shows like 'Westworld' and 'Game of Thrones,' and there's no going back.
Top 7 Fan Theories of 2016
Here's are the theories that had fans obsessed this year.