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Game of Thrones: In yet another goof-up, Jaime Lannister’s hand makes a comeback in promo pic

After coffee mug gate in the episode called The Last of the Starks in Game of Thrones, a promo shot of the latest episode featured another goof-up. Read on.

tv Updated: May 14, 2019 12:48 IST
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Jaime Lannister and his sister Cersei in a shot from Game of Thrones 8, episode 5.

Season 8 of Game of Thrones hasn’t had it easy. After the infamous ‘coffee mug gate’ in The Last of the Starks, here’s a fresh gaffe from the latest episode. (Spoiler alert)

In the penultimate episode (The Bell) of Game of Thrones, Jaime Lannister unites with Cersei, his sister and beloved in the Red Keep area of King’s Landing. They meet, embrace and die in each other’s arms, minutes before the Red Keep collapses on them, having come under heavy bombardment from Daenerys Targaryen’s dragon.

However, in a promotional shot, Jaime no longer had his metallic fake hand and his real hand was clearly visible. It may be recalled that in Season 3, Jaime had lost his hand and had been given a metallic hand. However, in the episode that was finally aired, The Bells, Jaime’s fake hand was back but Twitter was in no mood to forgive. No sooner did the promotional shot appear, social media was flooded with reactions. The promo image is no longer available, says People.

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Jaime Lannister in episode 5 of Game of Thrones Season 8.

In Game of Thrones’ episode 4, The Last of the Starks, a disposable coffee cup was seen on the table where Daenerys is seated during the great feast at Winterfell. Twitter was in splits at the coffee mug gaffe and HBO later digitally removed it from the episode.

Watch the Jaime and Cercei scenes from the episode titled The Bell here:

As the popular HBO fantasy series draws to a close, its last season has come under heavy criticism, garnering very poor ratings. Review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes revealed on May 11 that the episode called The Last of the Starks, had been rated the second worst episode of the entire series and the final season is also the worst rated season in the history of the show. The disappointment seems to have continued with the penultimate episode too.

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First Published: May 14, 2019 12:48 IST