Upon learning that the season finale of Game of Thrones became the most pirated episode of television ever, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough had one important question: what is this television thing?
“People watch it, right?” Mika asked. “I don’t get it. Is this, like, hobbit?”
“I think there are, like, gnomes, and elves, and hobbits, and people with spikes coming out of the sides of their faces,” Scarborough helpfully added.
“I don’t get iiiiiiiittttttt,” said Mika repeatedly.
After being reassured that there are only three dragons in the series, and that another contributor thought it was a very good show, Joe and Mika still couldn’t grasp the HBO series’ appeal, especially the part with the gnomes (which there are none of). “Do people watch television?” Mika asked.
Scarborough concluded with the fact that he has not seen Mad Men this season, and was met with a collective groan from the entire crew of Morning Joe. “Is it horrible?” he asked.
Watch two minutes of old people being out of touch below, via MSNBC:
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