Game Of Thrones sets record viewership figures, but fans feel mixed about its finale

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After eight seasons and 73 episodes, HBO's long-running smash series Game of Thrones has wrapped up, ending one of the biggest television shows in a decade.
Game Of Thrones fans watching the series finale at a viewing party at Brennan's bar in Marina del Rey, California, on May 19, 2019. PHOTO: AFP
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SINGAPORE - After eight seasons and 73 episodes, HBO hit series Game Of Thrones came to an end when its finale hit screens in Singapore on Monday (May 20).

The series, which started in 2011, has grown into a phenomenon many believed was gone with Friends (1994 to 2004) - the water-cooler show, the event that people gathered to chat about the next day.

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