• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest
JUN
20
2 YEARS

'Game of Thrones' Attack Ads Parody the Race for the Iron Throne (Video)

The people of Westeros have a difficult choice for who's to be king: a bad mother, a celebrity and the result of "twincest."

Protect the Dragons Campaign - H 2012
YouTube

In an election year, it's important to remember what's really at stake: the Iron Throne.

And while HBO's Game of Thrones just started what almost all fans regard as a very long hiatus, the internet provides a home for Westeros parody 365 days a year.

The latest, courtesy of Mother Jones, is a series of attack ads targeted at King Joffrey and two of his would-be successors.

Daenerys Targaryen, Queen of Westeros? She can't even keep track of three infant dragons. And forget about Robb Stark. Rumor has it he employs an illegal alien for a nanny.

Watch the "Queen of Dragons" clip below and check out the rest at Mother Jones: