Movies & TV

Sophie Turner Has Solved the Mystery of That Rogue Game of Thrones Coffee Cup

Westeros' own Taggart has cracked the case
IMAGE IMDB
Comments

The enduring mystery of how a coffee cup came to be left right in front of Daenerys during the last season of Game of Thrones is up there with Murder on the Orient Express in terms of its apparent inexplicability.

Fortunately, though, Sophie Turner has been in her low-lit detective's office piecing together clues, and reckons she's cracked it at last. It's clearly a bit of a relief to her.

"I hear this every day of my life, this coffee cup thing, so it’s good to know that the coffee cup got more press than the final season altogether," Turner told Conan O'Brien on his talk show last night when he asked about it.

Turner didn't identify a specific smoking gun as such, but thanks to her detailed knowledge of her fellow cast members, the pieces fell into place quickly. It all comes down to the presumed litter-bugging tendencies of one Kit Harington.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

"The coffee cup was where Kit's chair was. First I blamed it on Emilia [Clarke], but I don’t think Emilia would do that.

“Kit is lazy and I think he would have done that. It was in front of Kit’s chair and then obviously he moved and this picture was taken and it looked like it was in my seat, but I wasn’t there."

Then came the coup de grâce, that satisfying moment when Poirot wiggles his moustache and turns to the group gathered in the drawing room to very pointedly call the guilty party "mon ami" before the camera pans round to a suddenly furious-looking local postmaster.

"It was Kit," she said. "It was 100 per cent Kit."

Mystery solved.

This story originally appeared on Esquire.co.uk.

* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

Comments
View More Articles About:
Recommended Videos
About The Author
Tom Nicholson
View Other Articles From Tom Nicholson
Comments
Latest Feed
 
Share
 
Share
He's been making the rounds of some of the city's favorite restaurants.
 
Share
Just try to count all the diamonds in this exceptional timepiece.
 
Share
The actor passed away at age 41.
 
Share
The recent news of the kidnapping incident in Makati has us all on edge. Here are some tips that might keep us safe.
 
Share
It will be the largest drone delivery system in the Asia Pacific region.
 
Share
Dating back to its origins as a humble clockmaker in the 1850s, Timex has built a name for itself as one of the most enduring, reliable, ubiquitous, and, best of all, affordable watch producers around. Here are some of its best models that will take you through a variety of outfits and occasions.
 
Share
CEO Rhiza Pascua talks about growing her company, exactly how ticket prices are set and what’s next for MMI Live.
 
Share
He's due to release a powerful film, "David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet."
 
Share
There are so many Chinese restaurants in the Metro. These are the ones you need to sniff out.
Load More Articles
Connect With Us