Things get weird when the grandpa in "Princess Bride" reads "Game of Thrones" instead

Baby Fred Savage doesn't deserve this gory bedtime story

Published March 11, 2015 9:27PM (EDT)

     (Shawn Kohne)
(Shawn Kohne)

These days, nothing is safe from a "Game of Thrones" parody. Not Taylor Swift. Not even the classic "Princess Bride," we learn today.

In a mash-up from Shawn Kohne and Todd Spence, little Fred Savage gets the goriest bedtime story of his life from his grandfather filled with throat-slitting, stabbing, choking. You know -- just another day in Westeros.

Here's the cautionary tale of what would happen if Grandpa Peter Falk was basically the worst grandfather and introduced Savage to HBO Go at an early age. It goes without saying, spoilers follow:

(Additional note: A similar video trailer made its rounds just days earlier)

By Colin Gorenstein

Colin Gorenstein is Salon's assistant editor of internet and viral content. Follow @colingorenstein or email

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