What is Game of Thrones about? Well, it's the story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son (er, daughter...and bastard son) who had no choice but to keep them all together -- Basically, Game of Thrones is Arrested Development if everyone were a little less evil. Both shows have multiple storylines and an abundance of silly names (Bob Loblaw? Tormund Giantsbane?). Still don't see the similarities? Check it out:

 

There's the misunderstood man who hates his family

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The manipulative matriarch with a drinking problem

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The stubborn sister

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Who has a rough time after she cuts her hair

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The coward whose romantic life is tarnished by incest

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...Her

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The man who made a huge mistake...Several huge mistakes

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The powerful leader with beautiful hair

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The side character with a catchphrase (that's just their own name)

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The small disabled one with a strong spirit

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The brother who doesn't know who he is after his injury

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The ambitious outsider who isn't afraid to use their sexuality

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...and the magician everyone hates.

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