And we almost made it.
While accepting the award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for Game of Thrones, writer D.B. Weiss apparently forgot that the rules of live television are slightly different than those for HBO.
Yes, he dropped an expletive.
"George Martin, happy birthday, sir, and thank you for inviting us all into your dream," writer David Benioff, who also took home the honor, began by addressing the audience. "To HBO...thank you for taking a chance on two schmucks with no experience."