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‘Game of Thrones’: We can’t quit you

‘Game of Thrones’: We can’t quit you
Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke in a scene from the premiere episode of Season 8's "Game of Thrones." (Helen Sloan / HBO)

HBO may not have known it had a hit on its hands in 2011, but the premiere of the final season of “Game of Thrones” shattered ratings records for the network.

Viewing of the series has reached a fever pitch and blown up Twitter, while fans divine clues over who will live, who will die and who will win the Iron Throne.

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L.A. Times film writer Mark Olsen (@IndieFocus ) is joined by @marymacTV, @tracycbrown and @MeredithBlake to ponder deep cuts and the series' role in the history of modern television.

When was the last time the public had to say goodbye to a show long before growing tired of it?

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