Pop culture's best Game of Thrones quotes
Giants. Great quotes. Game of Thrones.
As HBO’s smash series approaches its end, EW has already complied the best quotes from Game of Thrones — but what about the best sound bites about Game of Thrones on other shows? The series’ impact in pop culture has been on full display over the last few years in films, movies, and music, getting name-checked by everyone from Drake to Dwight Schrute. So read on below and bend the knee to the our picks for the top Thrones references.
“I pull the knife out my back and cut they throat with it, mama / I’m Game of Thrones with it, mama.”
—Drake, referencing the Red Wedding, on “You & The 6”
“Khaleesi is marrying Jack Sparrow. Oh God, that show has really gone off the rails.”
—Leslie (Amy Poehler), revealing a twist in the Thrones “series finale” during a flash-forward, on Parks and Recreation
“Look, it makes sense if you’ve read the books.”
—Ben (Adam Scott)
“What is wrong with you today? Did they cancel Game of Thrones?”
—Donna (Retta), worrying about her nerdy coworker, on Parks and Recreation
“Nothing is wrong. Just do your job.… And they would never cancel Game of Thrones.”
—Ben (Adam Scott)
“Have you seen those Dothraki dudes? They can get it. Everybody on that show can get it.”
—Donna (Retta), explaining why she watches Thrones, on Parks and Recreation
“It has a lot of nudity… which I fast-forward through to get to the chopped-off heads.”
—Dwight (Rainn Wilson), sharing his Thrones viewing habits, on The Office
“If I wanted to know what happened in Europe a long time ago, I’d watch Game of Thrones.”
—Troy (Donald Glover), opting for Thrones viewing over studying history, on Community
“Bieber, you’ve become a cocky little sh—. You are the King Joffrey of pop.”
—Jeff Ross, comparing Justin Bieber to the infamous ruler, on Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber
“Dinkles is my jam, my jelly, my peanut butter, and my peanuts.”
—Valet (Jordan Peele), expressing appreciation for star Peter Dinklage, on Key & Peele
“Find you a man who talks about you the way Tormund talks about Brienne of Tarth.”
—Mindy Kaling, shipping Tormund (Kristofer Hivju) and Brienne (Gwendoline Christie), on Twitter
“If George R.R. Martin wrote about prisons, I’d be, like, the Hand of the Warden.”
—Taystee (Danielle Brooks), wishing she had a better title, on Orange Is the New Black
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HBO's epic fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin's novel series A Song of Ice and Fire.