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24 Of The Most Shocking Things To Ever Happen On "Game Of Thrones"

Honestly why do we do this to ourselves? Warning: graphic images and mentions of rape and suicide.

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community which Game of Thrones moments shocked them the most. Here are some of the best responses.

1. When Ned was killed.

"I think the moment Eddard dies is when you realise that everyone is mortal here. I mean, in what other show does the main character die in the first season?" —hannahcanela
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"I think the moment Eddard dies is when you realise that everyone is mortal here. I mean, in what other show does the main character die in the first season?" —hannahcanela

2. When Daenerys ate a raw horse heart.

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"When Dany ate the horse heart to prove her power and worth to her husband. My first thought was what a badass queen!" —maggies4634c002c

3. When Melisandre had a murderous shadow baby.

"When Melisandre pushed a demon out of her babyhole." —melissajasso
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"When Melisandre pushed a demon out of her babyhole." —melissajasso

4. When The Mountain killed his horse.

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"When The Mountain cut his horse's head off. Scared me so bad." —rowenal3

5. When Cersei ordered Lady's death.

"I wanted to kill the Lannisters the second Cersei demanded Lady be put down in Nymeria's place. Die, jerk!" —Becky Martin, Facebook
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"I wanted to kill the Lannisters the second Cersei demanded Lady be put down in Nymeria's place. Die, jerk!" —Becky Martin, Facebook

6. When Khal Drogo killed Viserys.

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"Viserys' death was crazy to me. It set the precedent very early on for how gruesome the show would be." —Casey Wombough, Facebook

7. Everything that was the Red Wedding.

"The Red Wedding is by far the worst thing to ever happen on Game of Thrones. I waited until Seasons 1-6 were out before I even started watching and after the Red Wedding, I had to quit watching for two months. That scene crushed my spirit in so many ways." —kiiierstynn
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"The Red Wedding is by far the worst thing to ever happen on Game of Thrones. I waited until Seasons 1-6 were out before I even started watching and after the Red Wedding, I had to quit watching for two months. That scene crushed my spirit in so many ways." —kiiierstynn

8. Especially Talisa's death.

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"Talisa was murdered in front of Robb. That was devastating." —sarakoksk

9. And what they did to Grey Wind and Robb's bodies.

"Everyone getting slaughtered at the Red Wedding was bad enough, but them cutting off Grey Wind's head and attaching it to Robb's body to parade around was fucked up." —Jeremiah Rosen, Facebook
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"Everyone getting slaughtered at the Red Wedding was bad enough, but them cutting off Grey Wind's head and attaching it to Robb's body to parade around was fucked up." —Jeremiah Rosen, Facebook

10. When Jaime's hand was cut off.

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"That shit still blows my mind! Kingslayer no more!" —Kimberly Tillett, Facebook

11. When Ramsay tortures Theon.

"When Ramsay cut off Theon's penis and sent it to his father and sister." —jordans43125d2f3
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"When Ramsay cut off Theon's penis and sent it to his father and sister." —jordans43125d2f3

12. When The Mountain killed Oberyn.

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"Oberyn's head fucking exploded omg." —n48a45f676

13. When Tyrion murdered his father.

"Tyrion killing his father with a crossbow while he was ON THE TOILET. He surely deserved it but that was so bizarre!" —mimi01124
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"Tyrion killing his father with a crossbow while he was ON THE TOILET. He surely deserved it but that was so bizarre!" —mimi01124

14. When Jaime rapes* Cersei next to Joffrey's dead body.

"Lots of fucked up shit on GoT, but I cringed when Jaime basically raped his sister next to the coffin of their dead incest bastard." —tgoffena2411*The Game of Thrones creators claim this scene was meant to be consensual, but for much of the audience it appears very much non-consensual.
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"Lots of fucked up shit on GoT, but I cringed when Jaime basically raped his sister next to the coffin of their dead incest bastard." —tgoffena2411

*The Game of Thrones creators claim this scene was meant to be consensual, but for much of the audience it appears very much non-consensual.

15. When Stannis had Shireen burned alive.

"Shireen being burned at the stake while she's screaming for her father to save her is really brutal, even though you don't see much." —g41215b4f0
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"Shireen being burned at the stake while she's screaming for her father to save her is really brutal, even though you don't see much." —g41215b4f0

16. When Ramsay rapes Sansa.

"Kinda expected it since it is Ramsay Bolton we're talking about, but to have one more shitty thing happen to Sansa was just unbearable to watch." —jordans43125d2f3
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"Kinda expected it since it is Ramsay Bolton we're talking about, but to have one more shitty thing happen to Sansa was just unbearable to watch." —jordans43125d2f3

17. When Jon was murdered by his Night's Watch brothers.

"'For the watch!'" —avacado03
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"'For the watch!'" —avacado03

18. When they revealed how Hodor became Hodor.

"'Hold the door!' I mean considering I never gave any thought to why Hodor was the way he was, that was some pretty earth shattering stuff!" —leshayb
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"'Hold the door!' I mean considering I never gave any thought to why Hodor was the way he was, that was some pretty earth shattering stuff!" —leshayb

19. When Daenerys set fire to the Khals.

"'You are small men. None of you are fit to lead the Dothraki. But I am, so I will.' I mean COME ON! I know she's proved herself time and time again, but that scene literally solidified her seat on the Iron Throne." —Erica Antonello, Facebook
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"'You are small men. None of you are fit to lead the Dothraki. But I am, so I will.' I mean COME ON! I know she's proved herself time and time again, but that scene literally solidified her seat on the Iron Throne." —Erica Antonello, Facebook

20. When Jon Snow was nearly trampled to death by his own men.

"Every time I watch the Battle of The Bastards, I find myself getting claustrophobic. It's hard to breathe as Jon Snow is getting buried under bodies. It's hard to watch." —g41215b4f0
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"Every time I watch the Battle of The Bastards, I find myself getting claustrophobic. It's hard to breathe as Jon Snow is getting buried under bodies. It's hard to watch." —g41215b4f0

21. When Arya murdered Walder Frey.

"Arya disguising herself to get revenge on Walder Frey by feeding him his sons in a PIE and then killing him. WHAT A BADASS." —emilyd4223a239b
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"Arya disguising herself to get revenge on Walder Frey by feeding him his sons in a PIE and then killing him. WHAT A BADASS." —emilyd4223a239b

22. When Cersei went full Mad Queen.

"Cersei murdered hundreds of people for revenge." —horsebeast
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"Cersei murdered hundreds of people for revenge." —horsebeast

23. When Tommen killed himself.

"Tommen's death was completely unexpected for me. At that point it was pretty much confirmed that Cersei was gonna blow up King's Landing, but I audibly gasped when Tommen stepped out of the window. His death wasn't the most graphic, but definitely one of the most shocking." —cindyfolefack
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"Tommen's death was completely unexpected for me. At that point it was pretty much confirmed that Cersei was gonna blow up King's Landing, but I audibly gasped when Tommen stepped out of the window. His death wasn't the most graphic, but definitely one of the most shocking." —cindyfolefack

24. And literally just the whole damn show.

Every. Single. Episode.
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Every. Single. Episode.

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