Game of Thrones fans have been registering their reactions to the first proper reveal of The Mountain’s face after the character was finally shown without his helmet on in the show’s latest episode.
Spoilers for the latest episode of Game of Thrones, ‘The Bells’, are posted below
In ‘The Bells’, the penultimate instalment of season eight of the HBO fantasy show, viewers finally got to see what Gregor ‘The Mountain’ Clegane looked like under his helmet after a wait of over three seasons. The moment in question came in a climatic episode where ‘The Mountain’ finally did battle with his brother, Sandor ‘The Hound’ Clegane, and in the process realised a long-standing fan theory about the fate of the two characters.
Game of Thrones fans were quick to remark upon the unveiling of ‘The Mountain”s hideous face during the fight – see a selection of the best responses, including comparisons to some much-loved movie and TV characters, below.
— Kitty (@KittyPurrfect_) May 13, 2019
The Mountain’s new face pic.twitter.com/Wvw2ewOnqm
— Curry Goat Connoisseur (@KastroDaOne) May 13, 2019
— Kingslayer (@MsPandaMan) May 13, 2019
— Kirsten (@KirstenAcuna) May 13, 2019
— @maloonds stan account ? (@maloonds) May 13, 2019
— Chitsakabele (@8sheetBanda_) May 13, 2019
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