Fury as HBO's Game of Thrones shows President George W. Bush's decapitated head

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Posted: 6/14/2012 12:16:13 AM

Politicians are calling for a boycott of HBO's fantasy series Game of Thrones after the creator's 'despicable' decision to include former President George W. Bush's severed head in several scenes.

In the tenth episode of the first season, Mr Bush's decapitated head is seen impaled on a wooden spike, covered in filthy long hair and slathered in dirt.

Show creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, who noted the appearance in the series' DVD commentary, insist it wasn't a political statement - just a prop.

But the image has provoked outrage among some Republican politicians.
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Posted: 6/14/2012 12:16:49 AM
Spiked: Former U.S. President George W. Bush makes a surprise appearance on HBO's fantasy series Game of Thrones, or at least, part of him does
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Posted: 6/14/2012 12:17:37 AM
Sighting: In the tenth episode of the first season, Mr Bush's decapitated head is barely recognizable impaled on a wooden spike, covered in filthy long hair and slathered in dirt
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Posted: 6/14/2012 12:18:14 AM
Controversy: Show creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss noted the appearance in the series' DVD commentary, insisting it wasn't a political statement - just a prop
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Posted: 6/14/2012 12:19:29 AM
Memories: When the show's creators revisit the scene in the DVD commentary, they make sure viewers notice the former Head of State


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Posted: 6/14/2012 12:20:08 AM
Outrage: Brooklyn Republican Party Chairman Craig Eaton is calling for a boycott of the show
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Posted: 6/14/2012 12:20:55 AM
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Posted: 6/14/2012 12:23:42 AM
'It's not a choice. It's not a political statement. It's just.. we had to use what heads we had lying around.'

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Posted: 6/14/2012 4:09:56 PM
Good luck with getting a boycut going .. it is the best thing on tv lol.
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Posted: 6/14/2012 4:36:29 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Mikael99:

Good luck with getting a boycut going .. it is the best thing on tv lol.



agree


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Posted: 6/15/2012 6:40:43 PM
Why would anyone give a garbage?
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Posted: 6/16/2012 2:16:44 PM
NO outrage when Ted Williams' frozen head made an appearance on The View?
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Posted: 6/16/2012 2:22:25 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Sugarhouse:

NO outrage when Ted Williams' frozen head made an appearance on The View?



true
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Posted: 6/16/2012 2:33:16 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by TRAIN69:

Why would anyone give a garbage?



thanks for your comments
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Posted: 6/16/2012 2:41:46 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by 222bad:

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thanks for the bombs

but actually the battle seen was Series 2 Episode 9

'Blackwater'

Actually it was not cannonballs, but Wildfire.

But than you for your contribution.

All posts are appreciated .
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Posted: 6/16/2012 3:02:07 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by TRAIN69:

Why would anyone give a garbage?


Apparently a very large number of people 




HBO is pulling a controversial episode of its fantasy series Game of Thrones from rotation until scenes in which former President George W. Bush's severed head appears impaled on a stake are edited out.

After a fierce backlash from critics and politicians, the network announced on Friday that it was pulling the offending episode - last year's season finale - from its rotation, freezing shipments of DVD box sets and halting sales on iTunes until the embarrassing blunder was fixed.


wow somebody does care


thank you for your inquiry



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Posted: 6/25/2012 6:54:32 PM
We should behead all republicans
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Posted: 7/10/2012 12:07:05 PM
Wowwww that is crazy, it is a very good show. Damn we cant even watch a show without these damn dumbass politicians messing it up, they need to focus on whats important, our damn economy.
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Posted: 7/12/2012 3:32:11 AM
How do you or anyone figure that that is gw's head? This is a hoax bma you behind clown what are you talking about....
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