Here he is rolling down a hill!
Apparently the reason behind his playful nickname is that he enjoys gadgets such as the iPad and the Nintendo DS.
Over the years, there have been many interpretations of this character, but one factor remains consistent: he is one fat bitch.
"Whatever pride his lord father might have felt at Samwell's birth vanished as the boy grew up plump, soft, and awkward. Sam loved to listen to music and make his own songs, to wear soft velvets, to play in the castle kitchen beside the cooks, drinking in the rich smells as he snitched lemon cakes and blueberry tarts. His passions were books and kittens and dancing, clumsy as he was. But he grew ill at the sight of blood, and wept to see even a chicken slaughtered." - George R.R. Martin, A Game of ThronesThis is the description we get when we first meet Samwell "Sam" Tarly in the books. It also serves as a beautiful description of the quintessential fat bitch. Playful and silly, with a soft center (and exterior). Sam is the most lovable scamp ever, cowardly and vulnerable, yet sassy as hell. Why so grumpy, Sam?? Out of character, John Bradley-West doesn't lose any of the sassiness that makes him a true FB. Some other Game of Thrones FBs include the late King Robert Baratheon (I like his little goblet): Hodor! And finally, AUTHOR GEORGE R.R. MARTIN HIMSELF: Look at him cheekily coming up with new ways to thrill us: