Game of Thrones S8E5 Had Lowest Rating in Series History

Game of Thrones S8E5, “The Bells”, sits at a 54% on RT.

“The Bells” tied for the worst-rated episode of the entire series’ run, with S5’s “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken”.

he score for “The Bells” and “The Last of the Starks” brings Season 8’s overall score down with an average rating of 74%. The next lowest-rated season is actually Thrones‘ Season 1, which is still Certified Fresh at 91%.

“If circumstances had been different, I don’t think this side of Dany ever would have come out.” co-showrunner David Benioff added. “If Cersei hadn’t betrayed her, if Cersei hadn’t executed Missandei, if Jon hadn’t told her the truth… if any of these things happened in a different way, then I don’t think we’d be seeing this side of Daenerys Targaryen.”