Everyone Is Freaking Out Over Last Night's 'Game Of Thrones' Episode

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If you tuned into last night’s gut-wrenching episode of “Game of Thrones” it was killer. (Literally.)

The past few episodes have been dragging a bit. 

Sure, we’ve had our fill of Daenerys in a tub and the return of drunk Tyrion a la a forced, awkward wedding, but there haven’t been as many jaw-dropping moments — until last night.

Don’t read any further if you haven’t watched the latest episode.

The Stark family took another blow as Robb and Catelyn Stark — and Robb’s dire wolf Grey Wind — were slaughtered at the hand of Walder Frey. If you recall, Robb backed out on an oath to marry one of Frey’s daughters.

The saddest part? Robb’s wife Talisa was killed by having her pregnant belly stabbed multiple times. And this was after she told Robb she would name their unborn child after his deceased father Ned if the child was a boy.

If you read the books, you knew that this was coming. The Red Wedding is a massive plot point in the series.

Even if you didn’t, there were rumours galore online, and while touring the HBO exhibit for the show it was confirmed to us the event known as the “Red Wedding” would take place this season.

Though most knew what was coming, the Internet couldn’t handle what transpired on screen.

Even actress Elizabeth Banks was floored.

As well as Kaley Cuoco of “The Big Bang Theory”: 

This is one of the best responses we’ve seen so far.

Author of the series George R.R. Martin told Entertainment Weekly the Red Wedding was the most difficult scene he had to write

“It’s two-thirds of the way through the book, but I skipped over it when I came to it. So the entire book was done and there was still that one chapter left. Then I wrote it. It was like murdering two of your children.

In case you’re wondering, Martin knew from the time he began the novels that he would kill of both Robb and Catelyn.

“I killed Ned in the first book and it shocked a lot of people. I killed Ned because everybody thinks he’s the hero and that, sure, he’s going to get into trouble, but then he’ll somehow get out of it. The next predictable thing is to think his eldest son is going to rise up and avenge his father. And everybody is going to expect that. So immediately [killing Robb] became the next thing I had to do.”

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