You Probably Didn’t Know The Walking Dead “Copied” This From Game Of Thrones


Over the years, there have been several references between The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones. Since both shows have zombies (walkers and white walkers, respectively), there are clearly connections between the two.

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Last season, on Game of Thrones, we even got to see the ultimate zombie, when a dragon was turned into a zombie. In addition, Tyrion Lannister also referred to the white walkers as “walking dead men.” 

Now, it looks like Gregory is getting in on the Game of Thrones action.

Game Of Thrones Meets The Walking Dead

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In the latest episode of The Walking Dead, Gregory has come to realize that he’s no longer necessary at Hilltop. With that in mind, he’s trying his best to convince Maggie that he can be used as council.

Likewise, on Game of Thrones, Tyrion Lannister has often worked as council to the leaders of the various kingdoms. Now, he’s actually working with the Mother of Dragons and advising her on how to fight his own family.

Unfortunately for Gregory, his tactics are less invited and he actually puts his foot in his mouth when he talks of sheep and wolves.

Council To The Queen Of Hilltop

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Like Tyrion Lannister, Gregory thinks that he too can provide advice or council to the new leader of Hilltop. In reality, he’s made one too many mistakes so he can no longer be trusted in any capacity.

With that in mind, Maggie decides to push Gregory aside and even puts him in prison with the other Saviors. If Gregory continues his Game of Thrones-style flip-flopping, he will likely switch sides again to save himself.

Unlike Tyrion Lannister, Gregory is not really useful to anyone anymore. Not only can he not be trusted to help with the decision at Hilltop, but Simon has proven that Gregory is equally useless back in the Sanctuary as well.

However, the fact that there are so many traitors and potential traitors on the show does remind us a great deal of Game of Thrones. After all, the series revolves around the fact that various groups are fighting to lead the various communities while a group of walkers attacks everyone without precedence.

Luckily for our heroes on The Walking Dead, the walkers are less cunning or manipulative as the white walkers.

Have you noticed any other similarities to Game of Thrones on The Walking Dead?

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