“Game of Thrones,” HBO’s sprawling fantasy epic known for its shocking plot twists, epic battles and huge roster of unforgettable characters, aired its final episode on Sunday. During its eight-season run, “Game of Thrones” set ratings records and inspired a massive following dedicated to predicting how the story would finally end.
Despite all of that, there’s debate over where “Game of Thrones” sits in the tally of all-time great TV shows. Many fans are unhappy with the final season. So, did the finale satisfy loyal “Game of Thrones” fans? Did the show lose its way after it passed the timeline of George R.R. Martin’s books? Or did it solidify its standing as one of the greatest shows ever made?