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This “SNL” Skit Showed How "Game Of Thrones" Fans Really Can't Win

"Wake me up inside." — Jon Snow, probably

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This past Saturday, SNL debuted a skit that really hit close to home for anyone who's a fan of Game of Thrones: the death/resurrection of Jon Snow.

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Fans waited for more than a year to find out if Snow would be brought back to the land of the living, and the show-runners definitely took their sweet time bringing him back to life, so SNL poked fun.

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The scene started with Ser Davos and others pondering what to do with the body of the fallen Night's Watch member.

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Ultimately, they decided to keep his cold dead body on a plank, much like how they did on the show.

Because the audience has to see just how dead he actually is!
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Because the audience has to see just how dead he actually is!

He's so dead, y'all. Deceased. Not of this world.

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Next, Melisandre, the woman who everyone pretty much assumed would be tasked with rebirthing Snow, made an appearance.

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And of course, Ser Davos asked if she could do a spell or something to get things going.

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But, alas, that just prompted more waiting.

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And lots of intense staring, with a touch of dramatic music.

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Later, two onlookers, who seemed to be stand-ins for the audience at home, pleaded for the priestess of R'hllor and Davos to go a bit faster.

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Because, again, people have waited a year for this moment!

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Finally, Melisandre did what she does best and Jon Snow rose from the *grave.

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*sturdy wooden plank.

But everyone's hopes and dreams were dashed when he immediately wanted to cut to a different, less exciting storyline.

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Game of Thrones fans just can't win.

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