Posts Tagged ‘Faith of the Seven’

The 2020 quarantine time has encouraged a lot of TV binge-watching, with people either catching up on shows they’ve never seen or getting a chance to re-watch some old beloved shows. My wife started listening to Joel McHale and Ken Jeong’s podcast The Darkest Timeline, which is a blend of medical info, observations on the dystopia we’re currently in, and nostalgia for the television series Community. My wife and I started re-watching Community, and to our delight, the cast reunited recently for a table read of one of the season 5 episodes.

One of the hallmarks of Community was its meta-referentiality. Although not necessarily a rule, episodes would often be constructed on pop cultural properties: nods to The Right Stuff, Star Wars, Spaghetti Westerns, Mafia movies, zombie outbreaks, all can be found in exemplary episodes of Community. The show was excellent at adapting pop culture for engaging storylines about seven study group misfits at Greendale community college.

Coincidentally, one year ago Game of Thrones had its finale. The bulk of my blogging career hobby has been writing about Game of Thrones (or the source material, A Song of Ice and Fire) and when I get a reason to write about Game of Thrones, I do. Even if the reason is extremely thin. Bear with me. Also, spoilers for Community will be in this post. If you haven’t seen the show, reconsider reading further. I must emphasize that you would be much better served to stop reading this and watch Community. All of Community. Even Season 4.

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This post will be discussing plot points in HBO’s Game of Thrones, specifically relating to one of the show’s major religions, the Faith of the Seven. (After my controversial pro-Olly posts last month, I thought I should talk about something safer. Like religion. By the way, this is my 100th post on Game of Thrones. Yay me.)

Tommen+Faith+Militant

Sorry, your grace. This is a meeting of the NO TOMMENS club. You know how it is.

I’ll be covering┬ádetails from┬áthe first five seasons of Game of Thrones, so if you’re behind in your viewing, you’ve been warned about spoilers.

(You sinner.)

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