'Game of Thrones' Starkbucks Coffee Cup Left in Front of Daenerys Targaryen Removed by HBO

Game of Thrones' infamous coffee cup will no longer be seen in front of Daenerys Targaryen. Since the airing of episode 4 on Sunday, the modern-day gem became a trending topic among fans. HBO has since edited out the anachronistic object and released a statement saying it was, indeed, a mistake.

"The latte that appeared in the episode was a mistake. Daenerys had ordered an herbal tea," HBO jokingly responded in a press release Monday.

Fans noticed Tuesday that the coffee cup has since been edited out and mourned another death within the realm of Westeros.

"RIP Coffee cup," Twitter user @ketakirturaj wrote. "Officially the quickest death in Westeros."

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RIP the Starbucks coffee cup, the saddest I've ever been about a death on Game of Thrones," @itsKevG added.

While the coffee cup is no longer present within Season 8, episode 4, the Game of Thrones mistake will forever live in our memories, quick-witted tweets and memes.

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Despite being a simple mistake, many fans quickly bashed HBO and the show's creators for being so "careless," however, Game of Thrones art director Hauke Richter told Variety that the response to the coffee cup was "blown out of proportion."

"Things can get forgotten on set," he said. "[The coffee cup error has been] so blown out of proportion [because] it has not happened with Thrones so far."

Though Richter seemed adamant about no mistakes happening within GoT so far, many fans were quick to put together a list of "mistakes" within the series, including the cinematography during episode 3.

Following the premiere of episode 3, viewers complained that "The Long Night" episode was too dark for proper viewing, and cinematographer Fabian Wagner defended the aesthetic.

He explained that he wanted viewers to have a "cool episode to watch" and reasoned that television settings and sub-optimal viewing situations were likely more to blame than the creative team. He noted that he knew the shooting of the show wasn't too dark because he shot the scene.

Eagle-eyed fans also pointed out after the premiere of episode 4 that the Mother of Dragons was seen with two different hairstyles in the same scene.

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 5 is slated to premiere Sunday, May 12, at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.

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