When Game of Thrones isn't killing off Starks or raining down controversies like broken, catapulted collars, the only act likely to make fans even more apoplectic is the careless splattering of teasers across social media. Fear not—you'll find no spoliers here. Instead, two popular fictional worlds will collide as the intro to the HBO spectacular meets the 16-bit glory of Super Mario World.
Those of us of a certain age will remember when, back in 1991, the Super Nintendo emerged unto the world featuring the pack-in console classic, Super Mario World. It was the game that introduced Yoshi to platforming and the rest of the world to the meaning of wasted youth. Being that Yoshi's kind of similar to Daenerys' dragons—he, too, hatches from an egg, sometimes breathes fire, and strikes fear into the hearts of baddies across many a mushroom kingdom—the spurious connection to GoT was practically begging for a mashup.
And after you've digested that, watch a shot-by-shot comparision with the original below.