The Internet Reacts To The Battle Of Winterfell

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Yesterday the world bore witness to the most expensive episode of television ever made. Well, the parts you could see, anyway.

A hell of a lot happened and you better believe that the internet was rife with opinions and hot takes.

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Sadly for HBO a huge chunk of social media commentary was reserved for how damn dark the entire episode was. And don't even get me started about how bad it looked at 720p.

But there was also much love for Arya Stark and Lyanna Mormont, as well as the usual jabs at Bran and Jon.

The screen is dark and full of errors

Arya. Fucking. Stark

Okay yes some other stuff happened too

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