Teddy?: 'Atlanta' FX Character Teddy Perkins Crashing The Emmys Had Twitter Shook

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Accepting his award, he thanked producers David Benioff and Dan Weiss, saying: "Thank you, Dave and Dan for changing my life".

"Game of Thrones" may be coming to an end this year after eight seasons, but the creator of the HBO hit's world would've liked to continue the show for several more years. Viewers were thrown for a loop when the frighteningly hilarious character Teddy Perkins was immediately spotted sitting front row giving Bill Hader a congratulatory hug for winning Best Actor over Donald Glover and other. And George R.R. Martin for creating this whole thing'.

In the category, Dinklage edged out Thrones castmate Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (whom he called "an incredible, handsome brother"); David Harbour of Stranger Things; Joseph Fiennes of The Handmaid's Tale; Mandy Patinkin for Homeland; and Matt Smith for The Crown.

However, the issue with this is, the theory actually goes that Tyrion is the son of Aerys II Targaryen and Joanna Lannister, so it wouldn't be "brother of another mother" after all.

Backstage, he told Variety he was left feeling a bit gutted that the show had wrapped up back in July.

'I had my last day on set in July, just over two months ago now and it was very sad. Part of that extra time was for a battle sequence that was by far the most ambitious the show has ever filmed. But even without episode submissions it was an advantage on a preferential ballot where fans of, say, "The Handmaid's Tale" could vote for three nominees from the show in first, second and third position, making it likely that one of them would win when final scores are calculated.

Atlanta's brilliance managed to ooze from the screen into real life during the television's biggest night with the appearance of one its most iconic characters.

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