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Well.  That was a mess. 

The second death completely blunted the impact of the first and essentially illustrated that Big Red was a throwaway character with a pointless story arc. 

I think this show has reached the point to where there's nothing it can do to satisfy.  It's either not violent enough or it's too violent.  It's either too engrossed in story or it's too superfluous. 

Most of the reviews of this episode are scathing.  I agree with them.  I also disagree with them.  There is no happily ever after.  We get it.  The weekly torture to prove this point is ... well.... torture.  It's also hard for me to believe that EVERY kingdom in the new world is ruled by kings of ever-increasing cruelty. 
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Well.  That was a mess. 

The second death completely blunted the impact of the first and essentially illustrated that Big Red was a throwaway character with a pointless story arc. 

I think this show has reached the point to where there's nothing it can do to satisfy.  It's either not violent enough or it's too violent.  It's either too engrossed in story or it's too superfluous. 

Most of the reviews of this episode are scathing.  I agree with them.  I also disagree with them.  There is no happily ever after.  We get it.  The weekly torture to prove this point is ... well.... torture.  It's also hard for me to believe that EVERY kingdom in the new world is ruled by kings of ever-increasing cruelty.

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Well.  That was a mess. 

The second death completely blunted the impact of the first and essentially illustrated that Big Red was a throwaway character with a pointless story arc. 

I think this show has reached the point to where there's nothing it can do to satisfy.  It's either not violent enough or it's too violent.  It's either too engrossed in story or it's too superfluous. 

Most of the reviews of this episode are scathing.  I agree with them.  I also disagree with them.  There is no happily ever after.  We get it.  The weekly torture to prove this point is ... well.... torture.  It's also hard for me to believe that EVERY kingdom in the new world is ruled by kings of ever-increasing cruelty.

I'm ok with it if this is the last season and it ends with Negen killing each one of them off episode by episode.


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fudge Glen.  Glad he's dead.  Shoulda been dead years ago.


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This Nagen has some kind of stamina. Takes a heap of energy to turn a noggin into a fine slurry and this guy does two with ease.


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I missed last season but have caught up with spoilers online. This show is a money-grab. That's it. It could have been amazing. Write a 4-5 season arc to make a definitive statement about humans in an apocalypse. Have us save ourselves through ingenuity (cure, war, whatever) or have us all die off. Just do something.

Instead it's a soap opera with too much soap. Glenn died? Okay. Kill em all off. What's the point? Next season is coming anyway with new conversations that are too long and random pointless action and a few nefarious villains who are awful people.
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So, I've never watched any of this but it's all over AMC adverts and people keep talking about it. I asked a friend who watches and he said the head bashing was in retaliation for those people killing some of his people in a preemptive attack or something. And my question is why are the people who are still alive and not zombies still fighting with each other? Doesn't look like a race thing. Is it over some hot women? Or electricity? Or some Twinkies?
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So, I've never watched any of this but it's all over AMC adverts and people keep talking about it. I asked a friend who watches and he said the head bashing was in retaliation for those people killing some of his people in a preemptive attack or something. And my question is why are the people who are still alive and not zombies still fighting with each other? Doesn't look like a race thing. Is it over some hot women? Or electricity? Or some Twinkies?
Not about zombies. They were the original source for plot but now they are reduced to a distraction (mere props now) but it had to be some type of catastrophic pan/epidemic of some nature to drive people in clusters for preservation. And since people are basically weak in need of leadership (good or evil) you get enclaves that (trade/plunder others for survival and/or sport.
It's just a saga about human behavior and the lengths people will go to with all of the relationship crap added in. JMO.
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Not about zombies. They were the original source for plot but now they are reduced to a distraction (mere props now) but it had to be some type of catastrophic pan/epidemic of some nature to drive people in clusters for preservation. And since people are basically weak in need of leadership (good or evil) you get enclaves that (trade/plunder others for survival and/or sport.
It's just a saga about human behavior and the lengths people will go to with all of the relationship crap added in. JMO.
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It's dead.  I'm walking.

The show has lost its way.  Ive kept coming back since the Farm foray even but I hope this is my last.  It's not great tv any more.
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It's dead.  I'm walking.

The show has lost its way.  Ive kept coming back since the Farm foray even but I hope this is my last.  It's not great tv any more.

i feel you. 


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I'm too invested to stop watching now. The kingdom storyline was boring as hell.
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I'm too invested to stop watching now. The kingdom storyline was boring as hell.
Yes it is. Maybe the tiger will kill everyone and we'll live happily ever after.

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It's dead.  I'm walking.

The show has lost its way.  Ive kept coming back since the Farm foray even but I hope this is my last.  It's not great tv any more.

I think you've quit this about 14 times now.

Yes it is. Maybe the tiger will kill everyone and we'll live happily ever after.

Moral: Don't keep fudgeing tigers for pets. They will maul you and eat you.

The community theater guy already said that he can't control the tiger.  Said it would rip the chain from his hands...and the motherfudgeer shows up at my front door with it after telling me that?  They both dead.
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I think you've quit this about 14 times now.


6.5

But I'm done this time. 
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And this time, I mean it!
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http://www.al.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2016/11/the_walking_dead_star_chandler.html

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'The Walking Dead' star Chandler Riggs accepted to Auburn University

Amber Sutton | asutton@al.com

Chandler Riggs, who portrays Carl on AMC's "The Walking Dead," may soon be calling the Plains home after being accepted to Auburn University.

The actor announced that he was accepted at Auburn on Sunday night through his Twitter account, saying "ayy i just got accepted in auburn." Riggs, 17, has played Carl Grimes, son of "The Walking Dead" protagonist Rick Grimes, since 2010.

"The Walking Dead" alum Jon Bernthal, who played Shane in the show's first two seasons, was quick to congratulate Riggs by sharing a throwback photo with the message "atta boy C nice. Congrats on college. I'm proud of you buddy."

For fans worried what Riggs' pursuit of higher education might mean for his character on the show, it's unlikely there's any cause for alarm. "The Walking Dead" is mostly filmed in Georgia so the young actor should be able to attend school and continue filming without too much of a hassle.
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