With that said, “Game of Thrones” season 8 is without shame a disaster in the eyes of many fans. The series has been at the forefront of the conversation in popular culture and has a chance to cement its legacy as one of the best shows of all time, alongside movies like “Breaking Bad” and “The Sopranos” “. Instead, now a few years out of the show’s finale, the conversation about it generally still leaves fans shaking their heads and with little enthusiasm.
It would be hard to argue that Benioff and Weiss closed the deal, although there are certainly viewers who will defend those final episodes. One has to imagine that if Martin had had the chance to provide some input during those final seasons, things might have concluded otherwise. Will the revisionist version of history get better? It’s impossible to predict, but it’s hard to imagine that it could get worse in terms of overall public perception.
https://www.slashfilm.com/960605/game-of-thrones-author-george-r-r-martin-was-left-out-of-the-loop-during-the-later-seasons/ Game Of Thrones author George RR Martin has been dropped from the loop in the following seasons