We all know the story by now. There are a handful of shows that were once extremely popular, but took a sharp turn for the worse towards the end. True Blood, Lost, How I Met Your Mother, Dexter … all left viewers with a distinct feeling of “huh. Was that it?” following their finales.
For the most part, fans of the above will probably be happy to rewatch some of the earlier seasons, but stop before the end. One show, however, has a final season so poorly received, it retrospectively tainted what came before and left some fans reluctant to ever rewatch: Game of Thrones.
A Disappointing Answer
There’s a reason that show’s final season didn’t just leave viewers to drift away, but left some too upset to want to ever revisit. Game of Thrones was built around a single,