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Last month, actress Lena Headey posted a Game of Thrones spoiler on her Instagram page that left many fans irate.

Now, it turns out all that rage may have been for nothing as another GoT star made a contradictory reveal during a recent interview (spoilers lie ahead):

Michelle Fairley played Catelyn Stark for three seasons, until her character was offed during the famous Red Wedding scene.

In George R.R. Martin's books upon which GoT is based, Catelyn returns to the land of the living as Lady Stoneheart - a mute zombie-like creature hell-bent on avenging her departed family members.

Fans had hoped the badass undead Lady Stark would make her first appearance at the end of season four. When that didn't happen many felt certain the GoT showrunners would reveal the character early in the fifth season.

In a recent interview, however, Fairley basically crushed fans' hopes of ever getting to see one of the most screwed-over characters in TV history finally enjoy her much-deserved revenge:

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We learned last week that Queen Elizabeth II planned to tour the Game of Thrones set while visiting Belfast, thus making her the most badass monarch since Daenerys Targaryen.

That visit finally took place yesterday, providing us with the unforgettable images of the Queen shaking hands with Jon Snow and scoping out the Iron Throne:

Sadly, Her Majesty didn't take a seat on the Throne, which leads us to believe that either she's heard all the talk about how uncomfortable it is, or she knew that if anyone took a picture it would literally cause the Internet to explode.

Don't worry. The Queen's visit included some awesome moments nonetheless:

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Westeros is about to get a visit from some real-life royalty.

According to her official Twitter page, Queen Elizabeth II is such a fan of HBO's most popular series that she's arranged to visit the Game of Thrones set during the filming of season 5.

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"As part of the visit to Northern Ireland, The Queen and The Duke will visit the @GameOfThrones set in the Titanic quarter," says the Royal Tweet.

Of course, we're just speculating that Liz II is a fan (because how could anyone not be?!), but we actually have no idea if the 88-year-old monarch has ever seen the series.

We imagine some of the horse-heart-eating, head-smushing shenanigans might but her off her crumpets.

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Let's face it: Game of Thrones is as complex as it is entertaining.

The HBO epic, which wrapped up its latest season on Sunday, features countless characters with complicated names, along with a number of ever-changing locations.

Fortunately, The Wil Wheaton Project is here to help.

The clip show mashed up Game of Thrones with The Brady Bunch last night, helping viewers understand the family dynamics involved with the former, such as who is a product of incest and which character had his penis chopped off.

Prepare to take notes and follow along now...

Looking to relive Game of Thrones Season 4?

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The usually low-key Robert Pattinson has been on a non-stop media blitz this week to promote his new movie The Rover - and we're all better off for it.

Yesterday, Pattinson revealed he wants to be a stripper. Last night, Rob shared his rap name with the world.

And today he's opened up about two obsessions we can definitely support: Jennifer Lawrence and Game of Thrones.

"She's amazing. She's absolutely incredible," said Rob on the topic of J-Law. "But we're also different types of people. She seems like she's super-confident. And I don't have that kind of confidence."

Yes, while the endlessly self-assured Jennifer Lawrences of the world go out and get things done, Rob is making like the rest of us...sitting at home waiting for the next season of Game of Thrones:

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As Cersei Lannister on Game of Thrones, Lena Headey quaffs wine and dishes out put-downs with the best of them.

In fact, she earned several spots on out list of Game of Thrones' best insults.

The folks at Jimmy Kimmel Live apparently recognized Lena's unmatched talent for doling out burns between sips from her goblet.

During her appearance on the show last night, she and Jimmy poured some red and went medieval on one another in a GoT-style diss-off.

Lena kicks things off in brutal fashion with, "That's a lovely tie. It's a shame it's around such a worthless neck.

Jimmy counters with, "Well, thank you for coming today. I know you have a busy schedule doing sex with her brother."

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The Game of Thrones' season 4 finale saw Hodor taking up a sword to smash some skeleton monsters and become a hulking badass of few words.

But while he may have a knack for hauling Bran Stark all over Westeros and facing down terrifying foes (when possessed by Bran), the title of Family Feud champion will always be just out of Hodor's grasp.

Sadly, as the above clip from Jimmy Kimmel Live demonstrates, The Feud requires contestants to say more than one word, which puts Hodor at a disadvantage akin to Tyrion Lannister playing in the NBA. 

While he may not win any points for his team, you've gotta admire the persistence with which Hodor sticks with his best guess.

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So... now much went down on the Game of Thrones Season 4 finale, huh?

Only two major deaths, one major escape and one major new direction for a lead character.

We need to start at King's Landing, don't we?

After Cersei destroyed her father's happy family dreams by admitting the truth about her (naked!) relationship with Jaime, the Queen Regent got it on with her brother.

Jon Snow with Mance
Jon Snow and Mance are enemies on the battlefield. But there's a level of respect here.

Perhaps inspired by his lover/sister's strength to finally stand up to their dad, Jaime proceeded to free Tyrion (with the help of Varys), but everyone's favorite little hero couldn't go quietly into the night.

He went into Tywin's bedroom, presumably to kill his dad, only to find Shae there. Talk about a heart-breaking shock.

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The actors' on HBO's most-watched series tend to really disappear into their roles.

So much so, in fact, that many Game of Thrones actors look completely different in real life than they do on the show. 

Of course, most of the folks who currently populate Westeros didn't get their start in the Seven Kingdoms.

For the sake of believability, producers made an effort to avoid mega-famous A-listers when casting GoT but whether you realize it or not, you've seen some of your favorite sers, maesters and Wildlings in previous projects:

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister
These days, Peter Dinklage is best known as fan-favorite Tyrion Lannister.

Some GoT actors' previous roles are sure to shock you (Grand Maester Pycelle was in Star Wars?!), while others are common knowledge amongst hardcore fans (The two actresses who appeared in Harry Potter and GoT should both be dubbed Queen of the Fantasy Nerds).

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The last we saw Kit Harington's Jon Snow on Game of Thrones, he was preparing to head off into the lawless North, without even so much as his sword to protect him.

Given how fiercely the Wildlings fought during the battle at the Wall (they had freakin' giants), it's reasonable to assume that Jon might meet his end in Sunday's season finale. 

But in a recent interview with Rolling Stone film critic Peter Travers, Harington revealed that (Spoiler Alert!) he's already filming season 5...which of course leads us to the reasonable conclusion that Jon Snow won't end up in an icy grave this week.

"I go off and start filming season 5 in late July," Harington tells Travers. "And you'll have to see where it all ends up."

C'mon, Kit! You can't just assume everyone read the books. Those things are the size of cinder blocks! Jeez...you know nothing, Jon Snow.

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