The ongoing opportunity to cast exceptional talent in roles that last a season or two is something that is advantageous to the series. Great actors don't have to be tied down to roles + production schedules - we get great characters played by great actors.
The only thing that doesn't seem to gel well with me is the relationship between Daenerys and Kul Drogo -
It's been a while since I read the books, but i seem to remember her being much more resentful of the relationship. I seem to remember her being disciplined a lot in the books, up until...
I've been watching the show with my wife who hasn't read the books. She's usually really bad with keeping track of faces + names. but the story is so engrossing she caught it really quick.
She's already in love with Arya and wants to give Sansa a lashing.
I'm not one for the musical format. I find it cheesy, and the fact that shit like "rock of ages" and "american idiot" even exist annoys me.
However, when i heard the south park boys were creating a musical with robert lopez of "avenue q" fame (one musical i actually did enjoy for its...