Game of Thrones Fans Spot a Huge Mistake Involving Jaime’s Hand

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister in Game of Thrones
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister in Game of Thrones
Macall B. Polay, HBO

The coffee cup incident that took place in the Game of Thrones episode “The Last of the Starks” prompted both memes and annoyance from viewers who wondered how a modern coffee cup from craft services could have gone unnoticed during filming. HBO noted that the cup was a mistake and digitally removed it from the show. But now, eagle-eyed fans have discovered another blunder.

Promotional photos for last night’s episode, “The Bells,” show Jaime Lannister is hugging his sister Cersei. Fans immediately noticed something wrong: Jaime lost his hand in Season 3, and replaced it with a golden hand. But in the photo, in the place of his golden hand was a real one, making for a very obvious fail.

After the coffee cup debacle, fans are far less forgiving about this mistake. Many have taken to social media to complain about the show's carelessness, while others pointed out that the mistake was not found in the episode, but just in the promo photo.

With one more episode of Game of Thrones left, we’re hoping no other silly mistakes are discovered. We have other things to worry about.

[h/t: Cosmopolitan]

A Friends Jewelry Collection Just Launched From Alex and Ani for the Show's 25th Anniversary

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The 25th anniversary of Friends is coming in September, and there is no shortage of ways you can celebrate, whether you binge-watch the series while drinking a cup of Central Perk coffee or head to a movie theater for a marathon of some of the show's standout episodes. Now, courtesy of jewelry outlet Alex and Ani, you can further flaunt your love of Friends with a line of new charm bracelets and necklaces inspired by episodes from the beloved '90s sitcom.

If you're looking for a gift for the Rachel to your Ross, Alex and Ani has a “You’re My Lobster” bracelet, featuring a charm of a little lobster and one with Phoebe’s famous advice. For your favorite coffee lover, you can get the Central Perk bracelet with the café’s logo and two little steaming coffee mugs. And for that friend that's always there to help you move, there's the gold Couch and Pivot Cluster Charm Bangle, which has multi-colored crystal charms, a couch charm, and one that, of course, reads “Pivot! Pivot! Pivot!”


Alex and Ani

The pieces in the Friends Alex and Ani collection run from $39-$49 and can be found on the company's website or at select retailers.

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[h/t US Weekly]

Netflix's Stranger Things Season 3 Video Is Full of Easter Eggs You Might Have Missed

Joe Keery, Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson, and Gaten Matarazzo in Stranger Things.
Joe Keery, Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson, and Gaten Matarazzo in Stranger Things.
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Stranger Things's third season was full of many surprising twists and turns, not to mention some awkward teen romances. While the gruesome Mind Flayer and the evil Russians were no doubt terrifying, the show kept its sweet touch of nostalgia due mainly to the fact that the Hawkins gang is now smack-dab in the middle of the 1980s.

It doesn’t take a keen eye to see many of the series's '80s references, particularly in the latest season. With scenes taking place at the new mall, references from the decade—including Hot Dog on a Stick, Sam Goody, and Back to the Future—are all part of the setting. However, creators Ross and Matt Duffer wanted to pay true homage to the decade, and thus left Easter eggs throughout the season that you likely missed.

Luckily for us, as BGR reports, Netflix has just released a video explaining the hidden references (with the New Coke debate, Mrs. Wheeler’s erotica novel, and Hopper’s Tom Selleck-inspired Hawaiian shirt among some of our favorites).

Check out the full video above and see what you missed!

[h/t BGR]

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