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'Game of Thrones' Throat Cut

Totally Unrealistic

Says O.J. Simpson's Witness

6/3/2013 10:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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"Game of Thrones" is portraying throat-slashing ALL WRONG ... so says a forensic expert from the O.J. Simpson murder case -- and he outta know.

**SPOILER ALERT  -- IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED LAST NIGHT'S EPISODE, YOU'VE BEEN WARNED ... but you should probably watch it asap **

When Catelyn's jugular was sliced at the Red Wedding in last night's episode ... her blood SHOULD NOT have cascaded out of her neck ... it should have sprayed like a hose from 1 or 2 important veins.

At least according to Dr. Michael Baden -- a board-certified forensic pathologist who was a defense witness at O.J.'s trial and also worked on the government investigation into the JFK assassination.

"Just by chance I walked in during the scene when everyone was being killed," Baden tells us ... explaining, "Blood doesn't come out like that."

"If cut deep enough, the right and left carotid artery will spurt a few feet, just like a hose .... not this broad blood-flowing out like a waterfall from the whole neck."

He adds, "There would have been squirting from the right or left carotid artery, carotid arteries spurt.”

Baden also says ... the victims wouldn't have died so quickly ... because death from a throat slashing, "takes much longer than that."

... and now you know.

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55 COMMENTS

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31.

Jen    

Thanks for ruining that for me TMZ. I didn't even need to watch the clip, the still already ruined it. You guys are seriously pathetically dumb.

476 days ago
32.

hypatia    

Doc is right - arteries are high pressure and spurt fluids when cut.

tmz "writer" who wrote blood should have " sprayed like a hose from 1 or 2 important veins" is a moron.

Veins never spurt - low pessure. Arteries high pressure - esp when close to the heart (like carotids - only 9 inches away).

475 days ago
33.

Max    

Dear TMZ - Thanks a ton for the huge spoiler. I didn't watch Sunday night and stayed off most media sites on Monday - who would have thought TMZ would post a spoiler of this magnitude? Seriously - the video still cap image - did you really have to? You guys suck. Thanks a lot.

475 days ago
34.

Gameofthronesfan    

THANKS FOR SPOILING IT AHOLES!
Im trying to catch up slowing and see this image -__-

475 days ago
35.

Andrea    

Thanks for spoiling the episode by showing the clip of who gets killed on your site. ****ers.

475 days ago
36.

KC    

Next season when he realizes Catelyn didn't die, maybe his opinion will change.

475 days ago
37.

Alex    

You, throat slashing guy, WHY SO SERIOUS?

462 days ago
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