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This Game of Thrones prop was distinctly out of place in Winterfell...

Medieval macchiato, apparently

  This Game of Thrones prop was distinctly out of place in Winterfell...


You can’t reasonably expect realism in Game of Thrones. You’re not likely to come across a dragon when you’re on your way to Tesco, hungover and in your trackies, are you?

But our disbelief really had to be suspended during this week’s episode – because an eagle-eyed viewer spotted a Starbucks cup on the table during a scene.

Related:Why does Game of Thrones look so dark?

Not quite the fantasy world we’ve gotten used to, really.


And the response online was predictably, and quite understandably, hysterical, spawning hundreds of jokes – including one from Starbucks itself, of course.


 This Game of Thrones prop was distinctly out of place in Winterfell...

 This Game of Thrones prop was distinctly out of place in Winterfell...

 This Game of Thrones prop was distinctly out of place in Winterfell...


Great news for Starbucks, though – according to Marketweek, the accidental endorsement was probably worth around $250,000. Result. And their reponse?