A Subtle ‘Fight Club’ Reference In The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Finale Proves Theon Is Back

By Ricky Derisz, writer at CREATORS.CO
August 30, 2017
Movie Pilot

The finale of Game of Thrones seventh season contained a subtle reference to one of cinema’s most iconic stories of transformation, Fight Club (1999), which proves Reek has left and Theon is back. The scene occurred during Theon’s attempt to earn the respect of his fellow ironborn by fighting Harrag, the Alpha Male of the group. The brutal fight scene was reminiscent of two key scenes in David Fincher‘s film, and while a visual reference could be purely coincidental, the thematic significance is spine-chillingly apt to Theon’s character arc.

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