Doritos may have just teased a long-standing fan theory on Game of Thrones with their Super Bowl commercial. And yet we’ll have to wait for another Super Bowl to roll around before the final season confirms anything, FFS.
For years, fans have believed that Tyrion Lannister, played by Peter Dinklage, is secretly a Targaryen. So when Doritos aired a commercial for Doritos Blaze staring Dinklage lip syncing Busta Rhymes’ “Look at Me Now” in a palatial room surrounded by fire, GoT fans took it as a hint. GoT fans will take anything as a hint, for the most part, but this time there’s something there.
Because as Dinklage finishes the rap, he turns his head and breathes a small puff of fire—just like Daenerys’ three dragons, who appear to have taken a fancy to his character on the show. Seems totally legit, right?
The Super Bowl ad sent Game of Thrones fans into a frenzy of speculation on Twitter.
At long last, thanks to A Song of Ice and Doritos Blaze, we have proof that Tyrion is in fact a Targaryen ? pic.twitter.com/TyXQ2QnJT0
— Mallory Rubin (@MalloryRubin) February 5, 2018
Oh so we find out Tyrion is a Targaryen in a Doritos commercial
— Lindy Segal (@lindysegal) February 5, 2018
This whole time Tyrion has been a Targaryen and Morgan Freeman is a darn Night King. https://t.co/pQB3oFtteF
— Aaerios (@Aaerios) February 5, 2018
I’d like to take a moment to link the Mountain Dew commercial to ASOIF fan fiction by claiming Peter Dinklage’s character, Tyrion Lannister is indeed a Targaryen, this is of Blood and Fire. This has been your conspiracy of the week.
— Rebecca Katmandu (@NeicyRox) February 5, 2018
Tyrion Lannister will sit on the Iron Throne after that Busta flow.
— Michelle Smallmon (@msmallm2) February 5, 2018
And while Morgan Freeman’s icy rendition of Missy Elliott’s “Get Ur Freak On” repping Mountain Dew Ice probably has nothing to do with him playing a White Walker in the next season of the show, well…you never know?
Watch the full commercial here: