'Game of Thrones' prequel 'House of the Dragon': Fans tweet memes after finding GOT references in first episode

'Game of Thrones' prequel 'House of the Dragon': Fans tweet memes after finding GOT references in first episode
Prince Daemon (Matt Smith) and Princess Rhaenyra (Milly Alcock) in a production still of 'House of the Dragon' (IMDb)

They say all good things come to an end, and so it did when 'Game of Thrones' ended after its eighth and final season. Fans were saddened and had a tough time bidding goodbye to their favorite show. However, the gods old and the new as in the creators of 'Game of Thrones' announced a new series related to 'GoT' is in production focussing only on the House of Targaryens. Fans instantly lost their calm when they heard the news of 'House of the Dragon,' and waited till Sunday, August 21, 2022, for 'Game of Thrones' prequel 'House of the Dragon' to air. 

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'Game of Thrones' prequel 'House of the Dragon' is the story of the Targaryen civil war that took place about 200 years before the events portrayed in 'Game of Thrones.' Based on the book Fire & Ice by George R. R. Martin, the show is streaming on HBO Max and is going to be aired every Sunday. George R. R. Martin is also the executive producer of the show alongside Ryan J. Condal, Miguel Sapochnik, Vince Gerardis, Sara Lee Hess, and Ron Schmidt. 

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After the show aired it was only a matter of time that the fans of 'Game of Thrones' start discussing their thoughts on the first episode. However, 'House of the Dragon' fan reactions was mostly nostalgic as the fans were taken back to the world they held very near to their hearts. While some fans just left an emoji reactions for the show's first episode, others turned Twitter into a meme fest after finding references of 'Game of Thrones' in 'House of the Dragon'. Bonus points of the show are they could put certain substances of the already existing sequel show in 'House of the Dragon' without making it look odd as the storyline and the timeline are dated 200 years back before 'Game of Thrones'.

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Here are some of the funniest fan's meme reactions after finding 'Game of Thrones' references in 'House of the Dragon'. Have a look yourself. 

1) A fan tweeted, 'When Game of Thrones theme played after so long... #HouseoftheDragon #HouseoftheDragon #HOTD'

2) A fan shared, 'all of us when we heard the infamous "Dracarys" #HouseoftheDragon'

3) A fan reacted, '#HouseoftheDragon - Say the line, Rhaenyra! - Dracarys... The general public: (image: all hailing)' 

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4) A fan mentioned, 'Me recognizing locations and names in #HouseoftheDragon'

5) A fan added, 'So they knew winter was coming for almost 200yrs and the great fight in GOT was one episode #HouseoftheDragon'

6) 'I, Rickon Stark, Lord of Winterfell #HouseoftheDragon,' shared a fan

7) 'Me watching all the shots of old king’s landing in #HouseoftheDragon “that’s where Cersei had her map” “That building ain’t there anymore”.' shared a fan

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8) 'Dracarys #HouseoftheDragon,' a fan added

9) A fan said, 'Same vibes, no doubts. #HouseoftheDragon #HouseOfTheDragonHBO'

10) A fan expressed, '172 years before Daenerys Targaryen #HouseOfTheDragonHBO #HouseoftheDragon #HOTD'


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'House of the Dragon' returns to HBO with a new episode every Sunday at 9 pm EST.

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