Game Of Thrones S8E1 recap: Nudity and other throwbacks to season one

Maisie Williams and Kit Harington in the first episode of the eighth season of Game Of Thrones.
Maisie Williams and Kit Harington in the first episode of the eighth season of Game Of Thrones.PHOTO: HELEN SLOAN/HBO ASIA

SINGAPORE - Let's get back to our roots, someone at HBO said. Capital idea, someone replied, so the premiere episode of the final season of Game Of Thrones became one long callback to season one.

Soul-searching in the Winterfell crypts? Check. Unnecessary nudity? Check. Eunuch jokes? Check. Welcome back, people. It has been a long, very hard year waiting for winter to come.

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