On June 5, the penultimate episode of the hit fantasy show Game of Thrones aired all over the world. News that two lead characters had been killed spread like wildfire. Netizens called the episode ‘ Red Wedding’because of the setting of the massacre. The show trended on Twitter for two days with more than 400,000 mentions and choked up Facebook news feeds. One fan compiled all their reactions into one long video that got 8 million views.