The Most Satisfying Moments From 'Game of Thrones' Season 8

December 26, 2019

The final season of “Game of Thrones” had plenty of ups and downs, but a few moments stood out above the rest, the sorts of highs we expected from the astounding series in a very climactic final run.

Sure, the final season had some glaring gaffes, but the finale was not without its undeniable moments. From Arya's huge hero moment to the thrilling conclusion of Jon Snow's storyline, there were payoffs that even the most finicky of critics could appreciate.

To relive one of the decade's hugest shows — and celebrate Kit Harington's birthday, which is Dec. 26 — here are the best moments from season 8 of “Game of Thrones.”