The Best Tweets About The 'Game of Thrones' Starbucks Cup

There were plenty of issues with the fourth episode of Game of Thrones season eight—frenetic pacing, questionable narrative decisions and another dragon death. But the show’s biggest blunder was brewed at a local Starbucks.

The cup is a dumb mistake, the kind of gaffe that would be easy to forgive if it didn’t happen on the most popular show on television in its final episodes. And for Thrones fans dissatisfied with season thus far, the cup feels like a microcosm of the show’s rushed feel. Even if you give the show the benefit of the doubt, it still begs the question: between the hundreds of people on set and hundreds more involved in post production, how did no one notice a coffee cup sitting smack in the middle of a shot?

Fortunately, Twitter noticed and seems like it won’t soon forget.

Even though the cup hasn’t been confirmed as Starbucks (we’re monitoring the situation closely), the available jokes were too perfect.

Game of Thrones’ show runners will likely never live this down. Especially if the cup turned out to be one of theirs.

Twitter might never let this coffee cup go. But at least it’s making valid Thrones criticism a little funnier. It stings a bit,