Game of Thrones opening done in Lego

Stop-motion animation simulates opening of HBO fantasy series

I've been waiting for this one for a while - a Lego stop-motion animation of the opening of HBO's Game of Thrones series. The opening is already animated (see second video), so I always wondered why someone didn't put two and two together and do this with Lego. Well, someone finally has.

And yes, I know that some of the pieces in the beginning are KNEX, not Lego, but let's not get too nerdy here.

Here's the opening from Season 2 of the series, which differs slightly from Season 1, and is the basis for the Lego animation:

And for all you Simpsons fans out there, here's their version of the opening, featuring Homer, Bart and crew:

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