Game of Thrones fans are devastated the show has vanished off Sky
If you're not watching Game of Thrones right now then you need to. You REALLY need to.
We're pretty surprised you've made it this far without caving in under the weight of pressure from your mates and every other man, woman and child in the civilised world and watching the damn thing.
But for some Jonny-come-latelies to the killer HBO show there was some very bad news.
While they were playing catch up with goings-on in Westeros to try and get up to date and onto the sixth series, the worst happened.
The previous few tranches of GoT appeared to have been wiped off Sky completely.
People were not happy to say the least...
When will Game of Thrones be returning to Sky Box Sets @SkyUK
— Toni Rodacan (@ToniRodacan) June 20, 2016
Half way into season 2 off game of thrones and sky remove it of box set 😡😡😫
— karl (@k_jenko) June 20, 2016
What series can a watch that's on par with game of thrones since that's been taken off sky box sets!?
— REECE (@Reece_Robertson) June 20, 2016
Sky taking game of thrones off demand man who the fuck do they think they are
— KB. (@KieranBarker96) June 20, 2016
Just love it when just as your brother wants the family to watch Game of Thrones from season 1, bloody sky takes the boxset off! Typical!
— Dannii (@dannii_ann_SFC) June 20, 2016
Not wanting to be the bearer of bad news, but the Sky Help Team had to hit customers with the worst.
It was down to Sky's licence for the box set expiring, according to this tweet...
Hi Stevie, Game of Thrones has now been removed from Sky Box Sets as the license has now expired, th... https://t.co/zUTWpv8atu
— Sky Help Team (@SkyHelpTeam) June 20, 2016
Here is the explanation in full (noting the part where they hoped it would be back on box sets in the future)