The Iron Throne is supposed to be made up of hundreds of swords hammered together for months while being welded by dragon fire. If you look closely you can see the handle of Gandalf's sword, Glamdring, from The Lord of the Rings. We're sure whoever did that meant it as an homage to J.R.R. Tolkien and not to suggest that Gandalf was defeated and his sword made into a throne.
2. The Winterfell Castle from the Pilot Is Also Castle Anthrax from Monty Python
There's a lot of love for Monty Python on Game of Thrones. Scotland's Doune Castle was used to represent Winterfell in the pilot episode, and the same castle was also used as Castle Anthrax from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
3. Littlefinger Predicts All the Major Deaths in Season Four in One Sentence
If things don't work out for Littlefinger in Westeros, he could make a go of it as a fortune teller. While trying to console Robin Arryn after his mom got dropped like a bad habit out the Moon Door, Littlefinger says, "People die at their dinner tables, they die in their beds, they die squatting over their chamber pots. Everyone dies, sooner or later." In that one sentence he predicted the deaths of King Joffrey, Shae and Tywin Lannister. You've got our attention, Littlefinger!