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Spoilers for the Season Eight premiere of “Recreation of Thrones” comply with.
He could also be somewhat extra Nightman than Night time King, however Rob McElhenney, who performs Mac on “It is All the time Sunny in Philadelphia,” confirmed on Instagram that he had a really transient cameo within the closing season premiere of “Recreation of Thrones” Sunday evening.
And he wasn’t alone.
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McElhenney performed one of many troopers guarding a captured Yara on a Greyjoy ship whereas Euron, ahem, visited Cersei within the Pink Hold.
Not ringing a bell? You may higher recall McElhenney’s character because the man who Theon speared within the eye from behind. McElhenney confirmed the looks on his Instagram, posting an image of his (kinda NSFW) face within the present, together with the caption, “Do not blink…”
He wasn’t the one recognizable face within the scene. Martin Starr, who performs resident “Silicon Valley” grouch Bertram Gilfoyle, additionally performs a doomed guard in “Thrones,” equally spiked within the face seconds after his comrade.
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The 2 appeared on a (NSFW) post-episode quick with “Thrones” present creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss; McElhenney and Starr joked in regards to the face prosthetics.
“They gouged my eye out! They gouged my f—ing eye out,” McElhenney tells Starr. “They will put it again in, proper? Benioff informed me they might.”
As Vulture factors out, Benioff and Weiss already knew no less than McElhenney; again in 2013, the 2 wrote “Flowers for Charlie,” a Season 9 episode of “It is All the time Sunny in Philadelphia.”