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Samuel L. Jackson recaps 5 seasons of ‘Games of Thrones’

'F**k those dragons.'

 

Audra Schroeder

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Published Jul 13, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 11:22 am CDT

While we’re all waiting patiently for season 7 of Game of Thrones to arrive, HBO decided that some “newbies” might need a recap, courtesy of Samuel L. Jackson. 

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In a clip posted Tuesday, the actor yell-talks through five seasons of the show in less than eight minutes, sorting out the different houses, the characters who want the throne, and untangling all the cross-kingdom conspiring. He explains that “Everybody should be worried about this long-ass winter coming, but instead, are too busy fighting.” 

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Jackson also points out that “Bran? Bran trippin'” and that while no one was paying attention to Dany, she managed to forge an army, gather followers, and grow some big-ass dragons. “Now that’s formation,” he concludes. 

The major deaths and twists are left out of this recap, so if you’re about to dive into the show before season 7 debuts, you could do worse than a recap that compares Dany to Beyoncé

Next up: Jackson narrates Pokémon Go

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*First Published: Jul 13, 2016, 11:52 am CDT