Here's an extensive list of TV current tv shows trying to be Game of Thrones. While there's nothing wrong with being inspired by a poplar series, there's a fine line between homage and straight up ripoff. In an attempt to capitalize on the success of the popular franchise, these Game of Thrones ripoff shows wander a little too far into the territory of imitation. Which of these shows are most guilty of just copying the popular series? Vote below to decide.
What series will you find on this list? Vikings, which first premiered in 2013, has a similar historical drama vibe to Game of Thrones. Black Sails is another show that seems to have found a little too much inspiration in Game of Thrones. Mary, Queen of Scots, provides romance and drama in the CW series Reign. Other shows ripping off Game of Thrones include The Last Kingdom, The Shannara Chronicles, and The White Queen.
Which show do you think are the most shameless ripoffs? Vote them up below and add anything you feel is missing.
Vikings (History, 2013) is a historical drama television series created by Michael Hirst. A farmer (Travis Fimmel) rises to fame by successful raids into England, and eventually becomes a Scandinavian king, with the support of his family and fellow warriors. ...more
Actors: Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Clive Standen, Jessalyn Gilsig, Gustaf Skarsgård, + more
Number of Seasons: 1
The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series developed by Jason Rothenberg, loosely based on the book by Kass Morgan. 97 years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends one hundred juvenile ...more
Actors: Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Thomas McDonell, Eli Goree, Marie Avgeropoulos, + more
Outlander is a British-American television drama series based on the historical time travel Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon. Created by Ronald D. Moore and produced by Left Bank Pictures for Starz, the show began its first run of 16 episodes on August 9, 2014. On August 15, 2014, Starz ...more
Actors: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies
The Last Kingdom (BBC America, 2015) is a British historical fiction television series based on Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories series of novels. In 872 England, an unlikely hero (Alexander Dreymon) must choose between the country of his birth and the people of his upbringing during his quest ...more
Actors: Alexander Dreymon, David Dawson, Tobias Santelmann, Emily Cox, Adrian Bower, + more