Many TV shows run for years without carving a truly persistent moment, but Game of Thrones only takes nine episodes to create a great work of all time. In Three Bachelor's, Episode 9 of Part 1, about 2.7 million people considered the admirable Ned Stark, apparently the main character of the franchise, was beheaded by Boy-King Joffrey.
It is often said that Stark's death made the audience not expecting their heroes to live. But it set the program in a more important way. It was the first of many Game of Thrones moments to surpass Game of Thrones. Red wedding in season 3, the death of Jon Snow in season 5, Keep the door in season 6.
These are not Thrones' memorable moments, they are memorable television moment. I know because, being late for the franchise in 2016, I've heard about all of them without ever putting my eyes on a second of the show.
However, these persistent moments are only part of the legacy of Game of Thrones. The third marks a year since the show's finale aired, since Jon Snow broke the wheel and since Bran became king. There is no way around it. The finale and …