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Game Of Thrones: Jack Gleeson Reveals His Favorite Joffrey Scene

Contains spoilers if you're really behind on Game of Thrones

In retrospect, maybe Joffrey Baratheon wasn't the absolute worst thing to happen to King's Landing. At least he was a lot of fun to watch.

Everyone seems to have mixed feelings about the villainous boy-king, and that also applies to Jack Gleeson, the Irish actor who portrayed Joffrey into the fourth season of Game of Thrones. Of course, his character only made it through a few episodes that season until he was poisoned at his own wedding.

Vulture caught up with Gleeson at New York Comic Con, and he revealed a ton about his time on the HBO series, along with his favorite scene to film. Turns out it was the one in which he didn't have to do anything but lie down.

"The final scene I appear in is when Joffrey's corpse is lying on a plinth in the set and I just got to sleep for the whole day," Gleeson said. "That was a fun experience. I don't know if I did my best work, because I would literally just fall asleep in the middle of a take. They put these ceremonial stones on my eyes. You know when you're dozing off, and then you wake up and you realize that you were asleep, but you shouldn't have been, and you kind of [jump]? I got like that. That was the one I enjoyed the most. It was also the one I gave my worst performance."

Was he bummed about what happened to his character? Not really.

"I didn't care that much, because four seasons is enough," he said. "You have to end at some point. My dad always says to leave a party wanting more... You should leave a little late, but not so late that it's bad, [when] the energy is still there. I feel like I left at the right time."

Gleeson also said he didn't immerse himself too deeply within the troubled character, either. "You go and put your makeup on, put your costume on, wait in your caravan-trailer thing for an hour and then you go the set and you film for three minutes and then they change around the lights and the camera angle and you wait for an hour and then you film for another three minutes. It's a very boring, tedious process. If you're a really good actor, you can completely believe what you're doing in those three minutes, but one is oneself for 99.9 percent of the day of filming. So for that .01 percent, you're this other character. Anyway, I just kind of say the lines in a mean way. I don't really get into the emotions too much, 'cause I'd probably go crazy."

Since departing from the show, Gleeson has avoided major roles, instead focusing on his theater company Collapsing Horse. And he hasn't kept up with Game of Thrones.

"There's too much to catch up on," he said. "I've not a clue what's going on. In my mind, all these characters are still alive and everyone's in this place and those people are in that place and they have these motivations. Now everything's screwed around so much that it's a completely different show. I've no idea. Even when I got the script, I only read my own scenes. I'm just selfish. Maybe I should get into it. I hear it's good."

The seventh season of Game of Thrones will be a little later and shorter than usual, but actress Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) said it's so dark that "nothing can prepare you" for it.