This week, on a special Game of Thrones edition of “The Vulture TV Podcast,” we break down the season-five finale from a show-watcher's perspective, and then bring in Game of Thrones experts Jennifer Vineyard and Nate Jones to explain how closely it hewed to the book narrative, and what all this means going forward. Why was watching the finale like The Empire Strikes Back? What will become of Jon Snow? Listen to find out!
Note: This episode contains spoilers.
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