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NOT Fake News: 'Game Of Thrones' Fans Spot A Plastic Water Bottle In The Finale

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Mon, 20 May 2019 11:57:26 Z)

Did 'Game of Thrones' fans spot a plastic water bottle in the finale? Yes that's true: A modern plastic water bottle appears next to the boot of a character during a major scene abut 46 minutes into the series finale aired by HBO on May 19, 2019.

The story originated from an article (archived here) where it was published by Mashable on May 20, 2019 under the title "'Game of Thrones' fans spot a plastic water bottle in the finale". It opened:

It's thirsty work being in the hottest series finale of the year.

Following that coffee cup debacle earlier in in the eighth and final season, eagle-eyed Game of Thrones fans have spotted another stray object within the last ever episode: a plastic water bottle.

If you look carefully in one scene, the bottle can be seen on the left of actor John Bradley's feet -- he plays Samwell Tarly. It appears 46:19 into the episode, just as Peter Dinklage a.k.a. Tyrion Lannister walks up.

Screenshot of https://mashable.com/article/game-of-thrones-water-bottle/?fbclid=IwAR1nmhePwnfrfql2p77UCJc3W_b9IzV6Z7MGQCQxcnhF9Ok5HcGNHZ_JwL8

This is what social media users saw:

Lead Stories verfied the bottle's appearance in the scene, capturing these images:

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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