You Won’t See That ‘Game of Thrones’ Coffee Cup Mistake In Winterfell Anymore

Game of Thrones / HBO
Game of Thrones / HBO

Being one of the most popular shows in the world, Game of Thrones already receives plenty of attention. But after a modern-looking coffee cup made its way into Episode 4 of Season 8, “The Last of the Starks”, the moment blew up on social media, with fans, the cast, and even HBO making light of the mistake.

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Once the episode aired, fans noticed the coffee cup and started posting jokes and memes on social media about it. While many viewers assumed it was a Starbucks cup based on the shape and look of the cup, the cup was actually just a coffee cup from Game of Thrones craft services, according to the Wall Street Journal.

HBO responded with a humorous statement about the mistake, saying that “the latte that appeared in the episode was a mistake. Daenerys had ordered an herbal tea.”

Following the blow-up, Starbucks even chimed in about the cup, even though it turned out not to be from the coffee chain:

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Now, the episode has been edited to take the modern-looking coffee cup out of the scene, according to The Verge, who first noticed the change. Here’s how it looks now:

You can see the cup in the scene in this shot here:

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Here’s a look at some of the best reactions from the cast and fans of the show:


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🤔🤔🤔 Ep 5 ..Do they open one in Kings Landing.. Will they use winter cups ..? Does Cersei get her oat pumpkin spice ….

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