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Did You Know About This "Monty Python" Easter Egg In "Game Of Thrones"?

It was only a matter of time before this film got referenced...

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Well here's the thing. The language he's actually speaking is Low Valyrian.

And the words? Well - from an interview with linguist David Pedersen, who created the language:

"There's a scene where the Meereenese rider is challenging Daenerys' champion. He's shouting and Nathalie Emmanuel [Missandei] is translating – but she's not translating what he's saying. He's actually saying a Low Valyrian translation of the French guy's insults in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. That was [series creator] Dan Weiss's idea and it was so hilarious that I had to do it."

That's right.

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As Pedersen says: "Right after that episode aired, I was getting tweets like, 'Is he saying a "your momma" joke?' Close…But no, he’s actually starting out with, 'Your mother is a hamster.'"

Here's the scene:

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And here's the Holy Grail scene.

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H/T Uproxx.


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