The eighth episode of Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon was special in many ways. Not only did it feature the last time jump of the series, with the kids all growing up right before the Dance of the Dragons, but it was also emotionally one of the strongest episodes.
Fans and critics are in awe of Paddy Considine and Matt Smith’s performances in the throne room in King’s Landing, where Paddy’s King Viserys musters all his strength to walk to the Iron Throne, while his brother Daemon, played by Matt, helps him up on the throne as he struggles to catch his breath.
There is one moment in particular that has been admired by viewers for adding an extra layer of depth to the emotions flowing between the two brothers.
"Geeta we need to keep that moment. It’s a great moment. And then him putting the crown on his brother’s head, we must keep that.” Me and Matt fought for the moment to be in there, we had a little discussion. And so, it stayed in.”