Game of Thrones continues to impress us with its plot twists. And stories from behind the scenes of our favorite TV show can be just as interesting as the main plotlines.

Bright Side explored some fun facts and figures about the series that you haven't yet heard. Take a look below!

Game of Thrones has risen through the television ranks since it first aired back in 2011. Nowadays, it’s made itself into one of the most popular and most anticipated shows out there, netting fans from all ends of the spectrum. The people who read the books years ago are excited to see it adapted
A Song of Ice and Fire is a series of epic fantasy novels by the American novelist and screenwriter George R. R. Martin. He began the first volume of the series, A Game of Thrones, in 1991, and it was published in 1996. Martin, who initially envisioned the series as a trilogy, has published five out
Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke is an English actress. After a guest spot on the BBC drama series Doctors, Game of Thrones marks her first major television role.

She stars in HBO's Game of Thrones as Daenerys Targaryen. She replaced Tamzin Merchant, who played the role in the unaired pi

Daenerys' dragons are dropping left and right — but is there any significance to which ones have survived so far? Ever since one of the dragons turned icy, fans have been trying to determine the significance or meaning of their individual destinies. Because everything in this series has importance
Game of Thrones director Neil Marshall has revealed that he would have taken a "different approach" to the series' finale, which he agrees was "really rushed".

While Marshall directed key episodes such as 'Blackwater' and 'The Watchers on the Wall', he admitted it would have been difficult