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Arrested Westeros is the best of both worlds

(Photo: Arrested Westeros)
(Photo: Arrested Westeros)

Arrested Development and Game Of Thrones are two television universes that people on the internet love to mash up with other bits of pop culture, so it only makes sense that a Tumblr exists dedicated to a mashup of the two. Arrested Westeros is more or less exactly what you would expect: screencaps and gifs from Game Of Thrones branded with subtitles pulled from Arrested Development. It may be a fairly obvious conceit, but Emily Hummel, who created the site, is quite good at what she does, finding the exact right places where Arrested Development and GOT bizarrely line up.

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Jaime Lannister, for example, knows a fair amount about what it means to be a father-uncle, like Oscar Bluth. It’s also quite conceivable that Daenerys and her dragons could expect hop-ons just like the stair car. Brienne and Jaime experience friendship for the first time à la Gob and Tony Wonder. And Cersei makes an excellent Lucille. Both series revel in familial dysfunction—and alcohol. Anyway, you get it. They’ve also got merch!

Here’s the best one:

(Photo: Arrested Westeros)
(Photo: Arrested Westeros)

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