With Bran, after thinking about it more, I think the intent was to have him be elevated to the throne by the various remaining factions on the kingdom who wanted a powerless figurehead less likely to try to curtail their individual power. With possibly even converting the seven kingdoms into an Elective Monarchy. Read more
Clearly not on brand for the pandemic.
What makes you think commercials are “entry level?”.
Of course they aren’t. They studied hard for that B+, dammit.