What ‘Game Of Thrones’ And ’69’ Have In Common

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Those itching for more “Game of Thrones” this season will have extra precious minutes to celebrate the series. Both episodes nine and 10 this season — airing June 19 and June 26 — will have increased running times, Entertainment Weekly reports.

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Episode nine will be 60 minutes, while 10 will be 69 whole freakin’ minutes. That finale running time, according to EW, is the longest episode for the show. (RELATED: Let’s Talk About THAT ‘Game of Thrones’ (Not So) Shocker)

“Game of Thrones” typically runs jam-packed episodes featuring many characters, though often feels wanting in terms of plot development. This season, however, has arguably been its most plot-escalating to date, at least in terms of speed across many storylines. (RELATED: The [SPOILER] Is Still Alive)

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As expected, fans rejoiced (and gave snark) on Twitter — and weren’t afraid to be cheeky about the oft-giggled number 69. In fact, New York Magazine’s Select All featured a piece about the number this week. Here’s a look at what fans had to say on the news: