The final episodes of 'Game of Thrones' were slaughtered by critics - here's a chart that shows its dramatic fall from grace
- HBO's hit fantasy series, "Game of Thrones," concluded on Sunday with another divisive episode.
- Critics haven't treated the show's final season kindly, and the last three episodes have "rotten" scores on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes.
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HBO's hit series "Game of Thrones" came to an end on Sunday after eight seasons. The show's final episode, "The Iron Throne," has been just as divisive as the rest of the season among critics and fans alike.The final season started off on a positive note with the first episode, "Winterfell," which received an impressive 92% critic score on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. But the episode scores have plummeted since then, with the show's penultimate episode, "The Bells," sitting at an abysmal 47%.Advertisement
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Season eight is the show's worst-reviewed season, with a 70% Rotten Tomatoes critic score. The other seven seasons never dipped below 90%. The audience score is also the worst at 37% based on over 8,800 user ratings."Game of Thrones" is one of the biggest shows of all time, so viewers had hefty expectations for the shortened, six-episode final season. The low scores indicate that it didn't stick the landing for many viewers.
Below is the Rotten Tomatoes critic score for each episode and what critics had to say about them, along with a chart comparing the episodes.