Good thing we didn't hold our breath!
After almost a year of keeping Jon Snow's fate up in the air, Game Of Thrones finally resurrected the fan favorite character at the very end of Sunday's episode.
While we couldn't be more excited for the revival of the Lord Commander, we can't help but feel a little duped by the cast's incessant denial that our favorite crow would ever again have a pulse.
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Of course, the cast was just doing their job in countering the heavy fan speculation that the hunky Night's Watchman would live — but man, were they convincing in their ruse!
No one has lied more about Jon Snow's fate than Kit Harington himself, who tried to avoid the press like the plague in the wake of the shocking Season 5 cliffhanger.
But when he did talk to reporters, the actor straight up lied and said he was "not coming back next season."
A few months later, the 29-year-old slightly changed his tune, curtly stating that he WOULD be in Season 6 — only to play a corpse! He told Time Out magazine:
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