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Writers Room 02
Beyond-the-Wall
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  • TV Show
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  • HBO
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HBO’s Game of Thrones is set in the often-violent fantasy world created by George R. R. Martin, who famously enjoys killing off your favorite characters in the most terrifying ways possible. On tonight’s episode of Entertainment Weekly and the Sundance Channel’s behind-the-scenes series The Writer’s Room,executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (who write pretty much every episode) talk about modulating the show’s violence to avoid making it unintentionally funny. “Something that might work in Evil Dead 2 isn’t going to work in a show with this tone,” explains Benioff. (So don’t expect to see Jon Snow saw his own arm off anytime soon.) Watch the clip below:

The Writers’ Room airs Mondays at 10 p.m. on the Sundance Channel. The fourth season of Game of Thrones is depressingly slated to air in Spring 2014, roughly a million years from now.

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Beyond-the-Wall
Game of Thrones

HBO's epic fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin's novel series A Song of Ice and Fire.

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  • TV Show
seasons
  • 8
episodes
  • 73
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creator
  • David Benioff
  • D.B. Weiss
network
  • HBO
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