The distinctive paper cup with plastic cowl was noticed on a desk at a feast in Winterfell inside attain of characters Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen throughout episode four of the ultimate season, “The Final of the Starks.”
Bernie Caulfield, one of many govt producers of HBO’s international hit tv sequence, apologized to followers.
“I can’t imagine (it),” she stated in an interview with New York’s WNYC radio on Monday. “Our onset prop folks and interior decorators are so on it a 1,000 %.
“We’re sorry! Westeros was the primary place to truly have Starbucks,” Caulfield quipped.
In a tongue-in-cheek remark, HBO stated that “the latte that appeared within the episode was a mistake. Daenerys had ordered an natural tea.”
Starbucks, the world’s largest espresso chain, had its personal tackle the sudden publicity in a sequence that’s watched by greater than 30 million folks in america alone.
“TBH we’re stunned she didn’t order a Dragon Drink,” the corporate stated on Twitter, referring to its summer time menu addition of a brilliant pink fruit and coconut milk beverage that incorporates the tropical dragon fruit, also called pitaya.
They took 2 years to shoot 6 episodes and left a Starbucks cup in a scene ? #GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/byCjomSoah
— Dylan (@DylansRawTake) Might 6, 2019
Followers lit up social media with memes and jokes in regards to the stray cup, with some inserting the corporate’s inexperienced and white emblem on pictures of castles featured within the sequence.
Others had been dismayed on the gaffe. “They took 2 years to shoot 6 episodes and left a Starbucks cup in a scene,” tweeted a consumer named Dylan.
The eighth and closing season of “Recreation of Thrones” has damaged information for HBO, with greater than 38 million American watching the season premiere episode that was broadcast on April 14.
The Emmy-winning sequence, an adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s “A Tune of Ice and Hearth” sequence of novels, involves a conclusion on Might 19.