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18 Tiny "Game Of Thrones" Details You Might Have Missed First Time Round

Callbacks, foreshadowing, and wonderful coincidences. There's plenty waiting for you if you've never given it a second watch.

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1. There were hints about what was to come from the very start. For instance, you probably never thought about Ghost's colour back in the pilot.

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Like Jon, Ghost was the runt of the litter. But the more telling thing, knowing what we know now, was Ghost's bright white colour – hinting at Jon's secret Targaryen heritage.

2. And the symbolism of this gruesome scene told us exactly what to expect in Season 1.

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A direwolf that was much further south than it should have been, killed by a stag, who itself ended up dead. See what they did there?

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7. In the Season 5 episode "Hardhome", Sam attempted to ease Olly's mind, saying:

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Two episodes later, Olly and his fellow traitors murdered Jon. If only he'd listened to Sam's advice, he might have realised that even death wouldn't stop Jon. And Olly might not have ended up quite so...blue.

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12. Before Tyrion's trial, Jaime mentions that cousin-killing is the only type of family murder that doesn't have its own name...

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You may not have realised it at the time, but this was a reference – packed with a hint of genuine guilt – to the time he murdered his cousin, Alton Lannister, in order to escape from the Starks.

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Of course, this list is far from exhaustive. Let us know if you've spotted anything else in the comments below!