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* ''Series/FatherTed'' gives us a backlash over a specific episode; in the DVDCommentary for the ChristmasEpisode "A Christmassy Ted", Graham Linehan makes no bones about how terribly over-long and riddled with EndingFatigue he thinks the episode is, to the point where the final few minutes of the commentary are basically him screaming "End! '''END!'''" over what's happening.

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* ''Series/FatherTed'' gives us a backlash over a specific episode; in the DVDCommentary for the ChristmasEpisode "A "[[Recap/FatherTedS2E11AChristmassyTed A Christmassy Ted", Ted]]", Graham Linehan makes no bones about how terribly over-long and riddled with EndingFatigue he thinks the episode is, to the point where the final few minutes of the commentary are basically him screaming "End! '''END!'''" over what's happening.


*** During the twentieth anniversary reunion, she elaborated:
-->I've always said that season 6 was not my favorite. I felt it betrayed who she was. Even just getting to talk to Joss and be able to get his opinion was not as easy when heís not upstairs. He had three shows. He had ''Series/{{Angel}}'' and ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' so that was hard.



** Creator/AnthonyStewartHead thought the "is Giles the First Evil or not" storyline was a waste of time.
** In 2021, Gellar, Brendon, Head, Boreanaz, Marsters, Benson, Caulfield, Noxon, Benz, Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg, Creator/ElizaDushku, Creator/JAugustRichards, Creator/AmyAcker, Creator/DannyStrong, Creator/AdamBusch, Tom Lenk and Creator/ClareKramer ''all'' backed up a statement by Creator/CharismaCarpenter that she'd been subjected to horrible verbal abuse from Whedon throughout her time on both this show and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', with all of them saying they'd never work with him again.

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** Creator/AnthonyStewartHead thought disliked the "is plot of Giles possibly being the First Evil or not" storyline in season seven, partially because it didn't go anywhere, partially because he found it frustrating to not touch anyone. He also felt it was a waste OutOfCharacter for Giles to just leave Buffy in season six.
** It wasn't just the fans who hated the HD remaster. Whedon stated that the show in widescreen was nonsense, writer David Fury called it "piss poor" and "an embarassing mess", writer Steven S. [=DeKnight=] said that somebody should be indicted and director
of time.
photography Michael Gershman said:
-->It's a shame to have all my work thrown in the garbage. I tried to give Buffy a texture that would turn a teeny bopper show into a serious dramatic presentation. Alas, once any piece of art leaves the artists hands, control is lost. Sorry everyone can't see the work in its original incarnation. Thanks for keeping me up on the look of the show.
** In 2021, Gellar, Brendon, Head, Boreanaz, Marsters, Benson, Caulfield, Noxon, Benz, Creator/JulieBenz, Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg, Creator/ElizaDushku, Creator/JAugustRichards, Creator/AmyAcker, Creator/DannyStrong, Creator/AdamBusch, Tom Lenk Creator/TomLenk and Creator/ClareKramer ''all'' backed up a statement by Creator/CharismaCarpenter that she'd been subjected to horrible verbal abuse from Whedon throughout her time on both this show and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', with all of them saying they'd never work with him again.



** Creator/LenaHeadey said she was disappointed in [[spoiler:Cerseiís death scene after dreaming for years about how grand it could be. Both she and Creator/MaisieWilliams agree Arya should have been the one to do it.]] Headey also revealed shortly after the show ended that she was crushed to lose a scene in Season 7 in which Cersei has a miscarriage.

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** Creator/LenaHeadey said she was disappointed in [[spoiler:Cerseiís [[spoiler:Cersei's death scene after dreaming for years about how grand it could be. Both she and Creator/MaisieWilliams agree Arya should have been the one to do it.]] Headey also revealed shortly after the show ended that she was crushed to lose a scene in Season 7 in which Cersei has a miscarriage.


** Subverted with Creator/AlysonHannigan. She requested that she not sing too much in "Once More With Feeling" because she hates her singing voice. But upon seeing the episode, she was surprised at how good she sounded and regretted not singing more. While Gellar was proud of the episode, she hated making it, due to the extra workload it involved.

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** Subverted with Creator/AlysonHannigan. She requested that she not sing too much in "Once More "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS6E7OnceMoreWithFeeling Once More, With Feeling" Feeling]]" because she hates her singing voice. But upon seeing the episode, she was surprised at how good she sounded and regretted not singing more. While Gellar was proud of the episode, she hated making it, due to the extra workload it involved.



** In 2021, Gellar, Brendon, Boreanaz, Marsters, Benson, Caulfield, Noxon, Benz, Creator/AnthonyStewartHead, Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg, Creator/ElizaDushku, Creator/JAugustRichards, Creator/AmyAcker, Creator/DannyStrong, Creator/AdamBusch, Tom Lenk and Creator/ClareKramer ''all'' backed up a statement by Creator/CharismaCarpenter that she'd been subjected to horrible verbal abuse from Whedon throughout her time on both this show and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', with all of them saying they'd never work with him again.

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** In 2021, Gellar, Brendon, Head, Boreanaz, Marsters, Benson, Caulfield, Noxon, Benz, Creator/AnthonyStewartHead, Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg, Creator/ElizaDushku, Creator/JAugustRichards, Creator/AmyAcker, Creator/DannyStrong, Creator/AdamBusch, Tom Lenk and Creator/ClareKramer ''all'' backed up a statement by Creator/CharismaCarpenter that she'd been subjected to horrible verbal abuse from Whedon throughout her time on both this show and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', with all of them saying they'd never work with him again.


** In 2021, Gellar, Brendon, Boreanaz, Marsters, Benson, Caulfield, Noxon, Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg, Creator/ElizaDushku, Creator/JAugustRichards, Creator/AmyAcker, Creator/DannyStrong, Creator/AdamBusch, Tom Lenk and Creator/ClareKramer ''all'' backed up a statement by Creator/CharismaCarpenter that she'd been subjected to horrible verbal abuse from Whedon throughout her time on both this show and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', with all of them saying they'd never work with him again.

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** In 2021, Gellar, Brendon, Boreanaz, Marsters, Benson, Caulfield, Noxon, Benz, Creator/AnthonyStewartHead, Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg, Creator/ElizaDushku, Creator/JAugustRichards, Creator/AmyAcker, Creator/DannyStrong, Creator/AdamBusch, Tom Lenk and Creator/ClareKramer ''all'' backed up a statement by Creator/CharismaCarpenter that she'd been subjected to horrible verbal abuse from Whedon throughout her time on both this show and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', with all of them saying they'd never work with him again.


** In 2021, Gellar, Marsters, Benson, Caulfield, Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg, Creator/ElizaDushku, Creator/JAugustRichards and Creator/ClareKramer ''all'' backed up a statement by Creator/CharismaCarpenter that she'd been subjected to horrible verbal abuse from Whedon throughout her time on both this show and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', with all of them saying they'd never work with him again.

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** In 2021, Gellar, Brendon, Boreanaz, Marsters, Benson, Caulfield, Noxon, Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg, Creator/ElizaDushku, Creator/JAugustRichards Creator/JAugustRichards, Creator/AmyAcker, Creator/DannyStrong, Creator/AdamBusch, Tom Lenk and Creator/ClareKramer ''all'' backed up a statement by Creator/CharismaCarpenter that she'd been subjected to horrible verbal abuse from Whedon throughout her time on both this show and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', with all of them saying they'd never work with him again.


** In 2021, Gellar, Benson, Caulfield, Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg, Creator/ElizaDushku and Creator/ClareKramer ''all'' backed up a statement by Creator/CharismaCarpenter that she'd been subjected to horrible verbal abuse from Whedon throughout her time on both this show and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', with all of them saying they'd never work with him again.

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** In 2021, Gellar, Marsters, Benson, Caulfield, Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg, Creator/ElizaDushku Creator/ElizaDushku, Creator/JAugustRichards and Creator/ClareKramer ''all'' backed up a statement by Creator/CharismaCarpenter that she'd been subjected to horrible verbal abuse from Whedon throughout her time on both this show and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', with all of them saying they'd never work with him again.


* Creator/HarlanEllison publicly denounced every chance could, ''Series/TheStarlost'' which he started out on as the writer/creator, but later removed this name from the production (using a pseudonym, instead) thanks to ExecutiveMeddling. Ellison also wrote a '''book''' ranting about how ExecutiveMeddling ruined his original script for ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' episode "The City on the Edge of Forever".

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* Creator/HarlanEllison publicly denounced every chance could, ''Series/TheStarlost'' which he started out on as the writer/creator, but later removed this name from the production (using a pseudonym, instead) thanks to ExecutiveMeddling. Ellison also wrote a '''book''' ranting about how ExecutiveMeddling ruined his original script for ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' episode "The "[[Recap/StarTrekS1E28TheCityOnTheEdgeOfForever The City on the Edge of Forever".Forever]]".



* Most of the adults of ''Series/FullHouse'' did not like the show and hated its TastesLikeDiabetes nature, with Bob Saget and John Stamos being the most vocal (Dave Coulier appears to be the only adult male lead who has expressed no regret over his role). Unusual for this trope, the entire cast got along ''extremely'' well and remain close friends to this day. Saget in particular created a whole second career about of bashing the show (and ''Series/AmericasFunniestHomeVideos'') while performing [[PlayingAgainstType aggressively scatological stand-up comedy]] to mind the shock value. All that said, the entire cast (with the exceptions of Creator/MaryKateAndAshleyOlsen - Mary-Kate in particular does ''not'' like to be reminded of the show) came back for Creator/{{Netflix}}'s ''Fuller House''.

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* Most of the adults of ''Series/FullHouse'' did not like the show and hated its TastesLikeDiabetes nature, with Bob Saget Creator/BobSaget and John Stamos Creator/JohnStamos being the most vocal (Dave Coulier (Creator/DaveCoulier appears to be the only adult male lead who has expressed no regret over his role). Unusual for this trope, the entire cast got along ''extremely'' well and remain close friends to this day. Saget in particular created a whole second career about of bashing the show (and ''Series/AmericasFunniestHomeVideos'') while performing [[PlayingAgainstType aggressively scatological stand-up comedy]] to mind the shock value. All that said, the entire cast (with the exceptions of Creator/MaryKateAndAshleyOlsen - Mary-Kate in particular does ''not'' like to be reminded of the show) came back for Creator/{{Netflix}}'s ''Fuller House''.



* Robert Reed absolutely ''hated'' ''Series/TheBradyBunch'' (but not the Brady Bunch - he loved the kids), feuding with creator Sherwood Schwartz throughout the run, trying to get out of his contract and flat-out refusing to appear in the final episode because the script was so bad (had the show been renewed for a sixth season, Schwartz would have seen to it that the family would be without Mike Brady). However, he returned for the later TV movies and series (and the TV movie adaptation of Barry Williams's memoir ''Growing Up Brady'' is dedicated to Reed's memory).

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* Robert Reed Creator/RobertReed absolutely ''hated'' ''Series/TheBradyBunch'' (but not the Brady Bunch - he loved the kids), feuding with creator Sherwood Schwartz throughout the run, trying to get out of his contract and flat-out refusing to appear in the final episode because the script was so bad (had the show been renewed for a sixth season, Schwartz would have seen to it that the family would be without Mike Brady). However, he returned for the later TV movies and series (and the TV movie adaptation of Barry Williams's memoir ''Growing Up Brady'' is dedicated to Reed's memory).



** In 2021, Gellar, Benson, Caulfield, Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg, Creator/ElizaDushku and Creator/ClareKramer ''all'' backed up a statement by Creator/CharismaCarpenter that she'd been subjected to horrible verbal abuse from Whedon throughout her time on both this show and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', with all of them saying they'd never work with him again.



---> i absolutely did, it absolutely was, we discussed it, and yet, in spite of all of our best intentions and conversations, we were naive enough - or arrogant enough - to believe that the lgb representation in our show, and out ability as writers would seperate/redeem our use of the trope. we were wrong.

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---> i --->I absolutely did, it absolutely was, we discussed it, and yet, in spite of all of our best intentions and conversations, we were naive enough - or arrogant enough - to believe that the lgb representation in our show, and out ability as writers would seperate/redeem our use of the trope. we were wrong.



* The ''Series/{{Roseanne}}'' revival wasn't well-liked by the original series's writing staff, who viewed the reflection of the real Roseanne Barr's support of UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump as everything that went against the character from the original series. Things reached the peak on May 29, 2018 when Barr made a comment many found to be racist and anti-Islamic, which Barr's ex-husband Creator/TomArnold, producer Wanda Sykes, and co-stars Sara Gilbert and Emma Kenney condemned, with Sykes and Kenney going as far as to quit--and the day wasn't even over before ABC canceled the show and reruns of the original series were pulled, including Creator/{{Hulu}} pulling the show from their service.

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* The ''Series/{{Roseanne}}'' revival wasn't well-liked by the original series's series' writing staff, who viewed the reflection of the real Roseanne Barr's Creator/RoseanneBarr's support of UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump as everything that went against the character from the original series. Things reached the peak on May 29, 2018 when Barr made a comment many found to be racist and anti-Islamic, which Barr's ex-husband Creator/TomArnold, producer Wanda Sykes, Creator/WandaSykes, and co-stars Sara Gilbert and Emma Kenney condemned, with Sykes and Kenney going as far as to quit--and the day wasn't even over before ABC canceled the show and reruns of the original series were pulled, including Creator/{{Hulu}} pulling the show from their service.


*** Creator/RobertBeltran (Chakotay) made disparaging comments about the show for years, even while it was still running. He's often criticized the quality of the writing, the technobabble and the fact that he wasn't given a whole lot to do over the series' 7-season run. He's also expressed sincere disdain for the character during chats with fans. It's believed that Beltran was given an [[StrangledByTheRedString out-of-nowhere]] relationship with Seven of Nine (aka Creator/JeriRyan) by the producers in order to shut him up long enough for the show to finish....[[JackassGenie or perhaps revenge]] for Beltran throwing fits over Jeri stealing his screentime! One popular legend floated around the net is that he demanded a huge pay raise in the hopes the producers would fire him, but they just [[PlagueOfGoodFortune dumped the cash in his lap]].
*** Creator/JeriRyan herself was an example who has come around. She initially had to be dragged kicking and screaming to the audition because of the record ''Trek'' has of typecasting actors and because of a bad experience catching a rerun of an earlier episode one night. She finally relented and got the part, and signed on for a three-year deal. She initially planned to split the second her first contract was over, thanks in no small part to tensions on set with co-workers (not to mention that damn suit). However, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, and she wasn't sure what kind of medical bills were about to come her way, so she agreed to stay on for a fourth season, which ended up being ''Voyager's'' last (her mother made a full recovery). After the show, she stayed away from conventions, again to put some distance between her and Seven of Nine before type casting set in, and then was kept away because of problems with stalkers. Once this was explained, and precautions were taken in terms of security, she's began appearing more and more.
*** Creator/BrannonBraga quite justifiably hates the ''Voyager'' episode "[[Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS2E15Threshold Threshold]]" (as do all the cast and most of the fanbase) - to the point it never happened, complete with later DiscontinuityNod. Equally, the TNG first-season episode "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E3CodeOfHonor Code Of Honor]]" has the same thing.

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*** Creator/RobertBeltran (Chakotay) made disparaging comments about the show for years, even while it was still running. He's often criticized the quality of the writing, the technobabble and the fact that he wasn't given a whole lot to do over the series' 7-season run. He's also expressed sincere disdain for the character during chats with fans. It's believed that Beltran was given an [[StrangledByTheRedString out-of-nowhere]] relationship with Seven of Nine (aka (played by Creator/JeriRyan) by the producers in order to shut him up long enough for the show to finish....[[JackassGenie or perhaps as revenge]] for Beltran throwing fits over Jeri stealing his screentime! screen time. One popular legend floated floating around the net is that he demanded a huge pay raise in the hopes the producers would fire him, but they just [[PlagueOfGoodFortune dumped the cash in his lap]].
*** Creator/JeriRyan herself was an example who has come around. She initially had to be dragged kicking and screaming to the audition because of the record ''Trek'' has of typecasting actors and because of a bad experience catching a rerun of an earlier episode one night. She finally relented and got took the part, and she signed on for a three-year deal. She initially planned to split the second once her first contract was over, thanks in no small part to tensions on set with co-workers (not to mention that damn suit). However, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, and she wasn't sure what kind of medical bills were about to come her way, so she agreed to stay on for a fourth season, which ended up being ''Voyager's'' last (her last. (Her mother made a full recovery). recovery.) After the show, she stayed away from conventions, again to put some distance between her and Seven of Nine before type casting set in, and then was kept away because of problems with stalkers. Once this was explained, and precautions were taken in terms of security, she's began appearing more and more.
*** Creator/BrannonBraga quite justifiably hates the ''Voyager'' episode "[[Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS2E15Threshold Threshold]]" (as do all the cast and most of the fanbase) - to the point that it never happened, complete with later DiscontinuityNod. Equally, the TNG first-season episode "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E3CodeOfHonor Code Of Honor]]" has the same thing.


** Creator/ChristopherEccleston left after Series One, due to [[CreativeDifferences having spats with the executives]] over "the way things were being run" and, according to him, people being bullied by directors on-set was common. He (politely and after a few cordial meetings with Moffat) declined to return in person for the 50th anniversary - which could have had to do with his commitment to ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld''.

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** Creator/ChristopherEccleston left after Series One, due to [[CreativeDifferences having spats with the executives]] over "the way things were being run" and, according to him, people being bullied by directors on-set was common. He (politely and after a few cordial meetings with Moffat) declined to return in person for the 50th anniversary - which could have had to do with his commitment to ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld''. He eventually returned for some Big Finish audio dramas, which were recorded in 2020 and released the following year.

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** Cleese also dislikes the Fish Slapping Dance because he considers it "an exercise in the bloody obvious". This has led to (luckily good humoured) tension with Creator/MichaelPalin who absolutely ''adores'' it.


** Jack Gleeson (Joffrey Baratheon) so disliked playing Joffrey, and having certain people see him as [[IAmNotSpock inseparable from his villainous character]] and treating him terribly, that he's given up screen acting and went back to doing theatre in his native Dublin. He also feels the show was too demeaning to its female characters.
** Stephen Dillane (Stannis Baratheon) admitted after his character's death that he wasn't a fan of the show and didn't watch it after his role ended, as he found it too dark and brutal, and playing Stannis brought him no joy or professional fulfillment[[note]]He felt the directors didn't give him enough context for the role, and he relied on Liam Cunningham to give him that; when he watched the finished episodes, he felt that had he had a better idea of the overall story, he would have been better able to find the center of his character[[/note]]. Fans have joked that given Stannis' [[TheStoic dour personality]], Dillane had the perfect attitude.
** Creator/IanMcElhinney, who read the books, expressed disappointment that his character (Ser Barristan Selmy) was [[spoiler:getting killed off halfway through a storyline his book counterpart plays a major role in]]; he even wrote the showrunners a letter explaining why he thought it was a bad idea, only to be condescendingly mocked and turned down by the showrunners.

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** Jack Gleeson (Joffrey Baratheon) so disliked playing Joffrey, and having certain people see him as [[IAmNotSpock inseparable from his villainous character]] and treating him terribly, that he's given up screen acting and went back to doing theatre in his native Dublin. He also feels the show was too demeaning to its female characters.
** Stephen Dillane (Stannis Baratheon) admitted after his character's death that he wasn't a fan of the show and
Creator/SibelKekilli didn't watch it after his role ended, as he found it too dark and brutal, and playing Stannis brought him no joy or professional fulfillment[[note]]He felt the directors didn't give him enough context for the role, and he relied on Liam Cunningham to give him that; when he watched the finished episodes, he felt like that had he had a better idea of the overall story, he would have been better able to find the center of Shae testified against Tyrion at his character[[/note]]. Fans have joked trial, feeling it was out of character for her to betray him and Sansa that given Stannis' [[TheStoic dour personality]], Dillane had the perfect attitude.
way.
** Creator/IanMcElhinney, who has read the books, expressed disappointment that his character (Ser Barristan Selmy) was [[spoiler:getting getting killed off halfway through a storyline his book counterpart plays a major role in]]; in; he even wrote the showrunners a letter explaining why he thought it was a bad idea, only to be condescendingly idea. Benioff and Weiss rather ungraciously mocked him in an interview for this, much to the fans' annoyance.
** Creator/StephenDillane, who played Stannis, summed his time on the series up as a "disheartening" experience, criticizing the show's direction
and turned down by writing for often being vague, and at times even non-existent, to a degree where he frequently had to rely on co-star Creator/LiamCunningham to have any idea what his scenes were about. He also admitted without any constraint that he only agreed to participate in the showrunners.project for the money.
** Joe Dempsie, who plays Gendry, described season 7 as "Character Development? What's that?" And after a brief pause: "I should shut up". Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm) was present with him in the interview and simply chuckled while replying, "You're brave!"
** Creator/NikolajCosterWaldau [[https://youtu.be/EIN_04N1AHQ?t=441 has openly stated that he wasn't happy with Jaime's story line in the seventh season;]] he regards the relationship between Jaime and Cersei as toxic and he'd naturally assumed that Jaime would reject Cersei and leave her right away when he realised that she'd blown up the Sept of Baelor, and all their children were dead. He was flabbergasted when he learned that this wouldn't happen until the ''end'' of Season 7, and had many arguments with the writers about how it didn't make sense for his character to ''still'' be hanging around King's Landing.
** When talking about Tyrion's role during the Battle of Winterfell, Creator/PeterDinklage made several jokes about [[spoiler: how no one in the show's universe seemed to think about how putting the non-combatant characters in a well-used crypt could prove disastrous if the Night King decided to bring all of the dead people in it back to life.]]
---> '''Dinklage''': [[spoiler:And they put the women and children in the crypt with all the dead people, so, *argh*. Tyrion's smart but I guess he's not that smart.]]



** Quite a few cast interviews before, during and after Season 8 come across as the actors being unhappy with the show, particularly after "The Bells":
*** Creator/EmiliaClarke laughed awkwardly when asked if she was happy with how the story ended, and admitted to wandering around London in a daze after reading the final script and realizing how fans were going to remember Daenerys. She also joked on Instagram about [[INeedAFreakingDrink needing to drink a lot]] both to film and watch the episode.
*** When asked about his opinion on his final episode, Creator/NikolajCosterWaldau awkwardly paused for several full seconds before unconvincingly claiming to be happy with it.
*** Creator/PeterDinklage praised the season and called the showrunners "the finest writers working in television today," but did so in a complete monotone, avoiding eye contact with the interviewer or camera, and in general looking as though he was reciting lines at gunpoint. Finishing with a "You people are [[ThisIsGonnaSuck in for it]]" and an eyeroll didn't help. When talking about Tyrion's role during the Battle of Winterfell, he joked how nobody in the show's universe seemed to think [[spoiler:[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EA7UQOYskas how putting non-combatant characters in a well-used crypt would be disastrous if the Night King brought all of the dead people in it back to life]]]].
*** Joe Dempsie, who plays Gendry, described the later seasons as "CharacterDevelopment? What's that?" Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm) was present with him and simply chuckled while replying, "You're brave!"
*** Creator/LenaHeadey was dissatisfied the final fate of Cersei Lannister, viewing her ending as too anti-climatic and unexciting.
*** Creator/NathalieEmmanuel was unhappy with how her character Messandei [[spoiler:was executed at King's Landing]]. When she learned of Messandei's fate, she burst into tears on a flight and was disappointed with how the showrunners failed to do justice to one of the show's few women of color.
*** Creator/PilouAsbaek criticized the removal of several aspects of Euron from the books, most notably his mysticism, feeling that it made the character one-dimensional.

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** Quite a few cast interviews before, during Creator/CharlesDance has kind words about the show and the showrunenrs, but admitted that he was disappointed by the final season, more specifically with [[spoiler:Bran having been elected king by a committee. He believes that Tyrion would have been a better choice.]]
** Creator/PilouAsbaek, who plays Euron, expressed disappointment at stripping the character of his more mystical book elements, which he felt made the character feel more one-dimensional. Also, when asked about [[spoiler:why Euron could [[ImprobableAimingSkills nail Rhaegal with a perfect shot through the neck above cloud clover]] using a single ballista in one episode, and then fail to hit the larger and closer Drogon with dozens in the next, he just quipped [[https://wikiofthrones.com/25459/pilou-asbaek-why-euron-greyjoys-aim-got-worse/ "maybe they needed it for the storyline."]]]]
** Creator/LenaHeadey said she was disappointed in [[spoiler:Cerseiís death scene
after dreaming for years about how grand it could be. Both she and Creator/MaisieWilliams agree Arya should have been the one to do it.]] Headey also revealed shortly after the show ended that she was crushed to lose a scene in Season 8 come across as 7 in which Cersei has a miscarriage.
** Music/NataliaTena, who played Osha in seasons 1, 2, 3 and 6, admitted that she didn't like
the actors being unhappy with last three episodes of the show, particularly after "The Bells":
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series, and that it didn't seem to have been written by the same people who wrote the rest of the series. Despite this, she thinks the online petitions to remake the season are stupid.
**
Creator/EmiliaClarke laughed awkwardly when asked if [[https://www.google.com/amp/s/pagesix.com/2020/03/17/emilia-clarke-hated-the-got-ending-talks-health/amp/ admitted]] she was happy with how the story ended, and admitted to wandering around London in a daze after reading the final script and realizing how fans were going to remember Daenerys. felt "annoyed" that Jon Snow didn't really experience any consequences for [[spoiler:assassinating Daenerys]]. She also joked on Instagram about [[INeedAFreakingDrink needing to drink thought that the ending was a lot]] both to film bit abrupt and watch the episode.
*** When asked about his opinion on his final episode, Creator/NikolajCosterWaldau awkwardly paused for several full seconds before unconvincingly claiming to be happy with it.
*** Creator/PeterDinklage praised the season and called
the showrunners "the finest writers working in television today," but did so in a complete monotone, avoiding eye contact with the interviewer or camera, and in general looking as though he was reciting lines at gunpoint. Finishing with a "You people are [[ThisIsGonnaSuck in "could have spun it out for it]]" and an eyeroll didn't help. When talking about Tyrion's role during the Battle of Winterfell, he joked how nobody in the show's universe seemed to think [[spoiler:[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EA7UQOYskas how putting non-combatant characters in a well-used crypt would be disastrous if the Night King brought all of the dead people in it back to life]]]].
*** Joe Dempsie, who plays Gendry, described the later seasons as "CharacterDevelopment? What's that?" Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm) was present with him and simply chuckled while replying, "You're brave!"
*** Creator/LenaHeadey was dissatisfied the final fate of Cersei Lannister, viewing her ending as too anti-climatic and unexciting.
*** Creator/NathalieEmmanuel was unhappy with how her character Messandei [[spoiler:was executed at King's Landing]]. When she learned of Messandei's fate, she burst into tears on a flight and was disappointed with how the showrunners failed to do justice to one of the show's few women of color.
*** Creator/PilouAsbaek criticized the removal of several aspects of Euron from the books, most notably his mysticism, feeling that it made the character one-dimensional.
little longer."


* ''Film/TheStarWarsHolidaySpecial''. Creator/GeorgeLucas said of it, "If I had time and a hammer, I'd smash every copy."


** Then there's the case of ''Series/TheMatchGameHollywoodSquaresHour''. Rayburn wasn't happy on the show, partially due to the inexperienced Jon Bauman (aka [[Music/ShaNaNa Bowzer]]) being picked by Orion to host ''Series/TheHollywoodSquares'' part instead of original host Peter Marshall, but in large part because the ''Squares'' format was so broken; [[TheAnnouncer Gene Wood]] reportedly said that Rayburn was "dragged kicking and screaming" into the show, and Rayburn even criticized the format change on-air. But the show isn't under an embargo -- it was held up by both ''Match Game'' and ''Hollywood Squares'' being owned by different companies, and finally began airing on Buzzr in 2020.

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** Then there's the case of ''Series/TheMatchGameHollywoodSquaresHour''. Rayburn wasn't happy on the show, partially due to the inexperienced Jon Bauman (aka [[Music/ShaNaNa Bowzer]]) being picked by Orion to host ''Series/TheHollywoodSquares'' part instead of original host Peter Marshall, but in large part because the ''Squares'' format was so broken; [[TheAnnouncer Gene Wood]] reportedly said that Rayburn was "dragged kicking and screaming" into the show, and Rayburn even criticized the format change on-air. But the show isn't under an embargo -- it was held up by both ''Match Game'' and ''Hollywood Squares'' being owned by different companies, and finally began airing on Buzzr in 2020.2019.


* Creator/{{BET}} (Black Entertainment Television) co-founder Sheila Johnson became ashamed with the channel's NetworkDecay after selling it to Viacom. Although [=BET=] is one of the most popular networks in America, Johnson was disappointed how under the new management canned its news programs and variety talk shows in favor of trashy music videos and reality shows which she claimed [[StopBeingStereotypical only promoted negative stereotypes of African Americans]].

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* Creator/{{BET}} (Black Entertainment Television) co-founder Sheila Johnson became ashamed with the channel's NetworkDecay after selling it to Viacom. Although [=BET=] is one of the most popular networks in America, Johnson was disappointed how under the new management canned its news programs and variety talk shows in favor of trashy music videos and videos, reality shows and other programming which she claimed [[StopBeingStereotypical only promoted negative stereotypes of African Americans]].


** Then there's the case of ''Series/TheMatchGameHollywoodSquaresHour''. Rayburn wasn't happy on the show, partially due to the inexperienced Jon Bauman being picked by Orion to host the ''Squares'' part instead of Peter Marshall, but in large part because the ''Squares'' format was so broken; [[TheAnnouncer Gene Wood]] reportedly said that Rayburn was "dragged kicking and screaming" into the show. But the show isn't under an embargo -- it not being rerun it just chalked up to a dual-ownership issue, as Creator/FremantleMedia and Creator/{{MGM}} have the rights to the respective shows now.

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** Then there's the case of ''Series/TheMatchGameHollywoodSquaresHour''. Rayburn wasn't happy on the show, partially due to the inexperienced Jon Bauman (aka [[Music/ShaNaNa Bowzer]]) being picked by Orion to host the ''Squares'' ''Series/TheHollywoodSquares'' part instead of original host Peter Marshall, but in large part because the ''Squares'' format was so broken; [[TheAnnouncer Gene Wood]] reportedly said that Rayburn was "dragged kicking and screaming" into the show. show, and Rayburn even criticized the format change on-air. But the show isn't under an embargo -- it not was held up by both ''Match Game'' and ''Hollywood Squares'' being rerun it just chalked up to a dual-ownership issue, as Creator/FremantleMedia owned by different companies, and Creator/{{MGM}} have the rights to the respective shows now.finally began airing on Buzzr in 2020.

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