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The Walking Dead

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Okay, I think I figured out how to use a spoiler tag now... hopefully.

This episode seemed like it had a harder time figuring out what it wanted to do than Rick and the gang had with the Randal decision (please don't let him become the new "Sophie" style anchor).

While last week they only focused on a few characters, this week they made sure EVERYBODY had to have something going on. Even T-dog almost got to be a part of the storyline.

Most people hated Dale in this episode and were glad to see him go but I thought he put on a great performance. His preaching was kind of heavy but when he was on the verge of tears during the meeting I was convinced that his heart was genuinely broken. Jeffery DeMunn deserves a pat on the back for that.

We finally had a large character death (why oh why wasn't it Lori) that hit home pretty good. I kept waiting for someone to tell him Rick couldn't do it before he died but it never happened which made his going a little more tragic to me.

Everything else was pretty useless really, Carl got "cold" but it looks like that isn't going to stick. Rick accepted how their world works and was on deck to follow the majority and do what needed to be done but it didn't stick. Lori got told off again by my new favorite character Carol (I even learned her name) and Herschel gave Glenn, who I guess isn't mad anymore, a watch... oh yeah, Shane still disagrees with everything Rick does.

All in all it was an okay episode. Better than the majority of the 2nd seasons episodes but again, not as good as we know they're capable of.

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Here are my thoughts:

Yeah, still kind of lagging for me, but I agree 100% about Lori....she so needs to go. Rick, as usual has shown himself to be weak, and I for one think Shane should be the one in charge. He may have a temper, but he will make sure that people are protected and not take stupid risks. If these were real events, people like Rick just end up getting people killed.

I was surprised to see Dale killed off. Jeffery DeMunn has always been a quality actor (best known as one of the "Hollywood Elite" when it comes to character actors), and his abilities came though with pure conviction during the meeting in the living room.

TWD needs to get back to its "Survival" aspect and stop with the friggin' soap opera/"humanitarian" BS.

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Small spoilers ahead, but this is more about the direction of the show at the moment rather than this particular episode.

So Dale is dead... Lori just isnt the character she should be & T-dog managed to get a line this episode. oh... and Carl cant throw for shit.

I'm still enjoying it, but most people I know, grew bored during the Sophia storyline and now "forget" its on. The next few episodes needs to give some more bang for its buck and not rely on the Randall angle to pull it through.

Stop telling us Shane is a crazy bastard, we know this, we also know that Rick finds it difficult making the big decisions. give us an episode that focuses on T-dog, Carol & Maggie, make me give a shit about them. If you arent gonna do that, kill them all off to make room for some characters you want to develop.

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I thought we were gonna have a Zombie cow on our hands for a second there :P

Who taught that kid how to throw rocks at zombies?!?!?! Looked like a little girl trying to throw with the opposite hand! I bet that only took 100 takes :lol:

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We missed Episode 8 & 9 but watched 10. I know I should have watched them before the last but just been pressed for time lately. will get around to it sometime this week.

but with that said, I will have to agree with most, too much drama now. was hoping they would get back into the hoards of zombies but again just a disappointing episode. :shakefist: . will leave it @ that for now. gotta hopefully get to 8 & 9 ltr.

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We missed Episode 8 & 9 but watched 10. I know I should have watched them before the last but just been pressed for time lately. will get around to it sometime this week.

but with that said, I will have to agree with most, too much drama now. was hoping they would get back into the hoards of zombies but again just a disappointing episode. :shakefist: . will leave it @ that for now. gotta hopefully get to 8 & 9 ltr.

I say read the comics, if you're being disappointed by the series. They're actually quite the bit more exciting than the series, plus the story seems to be developing incredibly different, so you won't be spoiled.

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I love how this show takes cues from the classic zombie material out there. And I love that with this, they think up stuff that I've never seen in any zombie movies/stories before. Episode 2 from season 1 is a good example.

Although the series is, ultimitely, about the survivors rather than zombies, I love how it can take a simple concept like a zombie apocalypse, and make it progress and develop. Then again, I'm currently in the progress of watching it. I hope it doesn't let up.

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Fuck Carl.

Hahaha, I couldn't agree more. Then again, I usually think the same thing about 90% of the cast. This is the show I get most excited for every week, only to walk away sad and disappointed by the dumb actions of almost every character, every episode.

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Just finished renting season 1 from my library and I am completely hooked!

Spanky, I suggest waiting until Season 2 is on DVD/Bluray before watching it. with the way this season has gone it may be more cohesive watched in a shorter period of time.

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BIG F**KING SPOILERS!!

Bye Shane!!! Well they did a bit of a role reversal from the books, but finally... Shane is dead. I know a lot of people loved him, but I was getting sick of the whole defiant batshit crazy / emo-like Shane ( Great Actor, but the character had run its course) I'm hoping this is where things warm up now. T-dog got a full 2 or 3 sentences this episode, and with Shane out of the way, I'm hoping he might even get a whole scene next week.

I must admit, I was not expecting it to happen, I was starting to think... Rick works out what Shane has done, and gives him yet another chance... The writers have now proved, that like the book they will get rid of anyone. also... YAY!! Randall is dead, so that shit doesnt get dragged out 'a la Sophia' either. (I still think he was from Woodbury though.)

They finally confirmed that you only have to die to become a zombie too. They hinted at it the last couple of episodes (scratch marks, no bites) but Shanes return showed that. Interested to see how that pans out in the TV universe.

So with 2 "main" characters gone in as many weeks, its time to bring some new characters in, I'm hoping for Tyrese, Julie and Chris (Julie and Chris could actually be dealt with in 2 episodes) personally, but I expect we'll have an episode at least of the aftermath of Shanes death.

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Holy shit I was suprise as hell hmmm AT with your logic shouldn't dale turn same and what about others as well. Sorry but I don't think thats reason Why.

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Holy shit I was suprise as hell hmmm AT with your logic shouldn't dale turn same and what about others as well. Sorry but I don't think thats reason Why.

Dale was shot in the head by Daryll. no brain, no zombie

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So, anyone want to give some predicts for tonight's...

Body count. I'm thinking Herschel is toast for sure (the commercials sure make it look that way). Probably one more farm hand... let's say the suicide girl, and either (hope hope) Lori or Carol. I'm rootin' for T-dog to survive just to see how long he can barely exist on the show.

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I just want to see Daryl ride around on his motorcycle shooting walkers like a badass.

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Final episode of the season. IMO, Awesome.

Rick is starting to unravel at the edges, the whisper at CDC turned out to be what I thought it was, the prison appears at the end and yay of all fucking yay's, Michonne has arrived!

Dare I say it, they are actually going to flesh out Carol. The actor who plays T-dog must be on to a winner, how much did he get paid for approx 20 sentences across 13 episodes?

I saw a lot in this episode that is reflected by the books, which is only a good thing imo. hopefully the team have learnt from their mistakes in Season 2, because Season 3 could be a real blinder.

I await Season 3 with bated breath

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Final episode was a good watch and I'm definitely looking forward to Season 3. But most of all...

LORI HAS GOT TO GO!!!!!

Seriously, [email protected]#k that bitch. Her character has become insufferable. She actually got pissed at Rick for killing Shane... really... REALLY??? I mean, two or three weeks ago she was the one whispering in his ear how dangerous he was and was very HEAVILY implying that it needed to be done, then they have her get pissed? C'MON!!!!!!

The opening action was pretty fun but they could have done a better job with the suspense involving who would and wouldn't make it. Every time you saw a zombie slowly approaching someone and they seemed doomed it was obvious that there would be a last second save. The only two actually deaths were quick and out of no where and that pattern made things too predictable.

I'm not familiar with Michonne but damn. Hope she's not the "attitude" character (you know, the kind that likes to replace S's with Z's). Everyone seems to be super excited about her though so I'm sure she's gonna be a kick ass character.

Guess it's time for the prison and all the shenanigans that follow.

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Season 3 will be fantastic, I fucking know it to be true. Stellar episode to finish a somewhat lacklustre second season.

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Well, here it is...

The trailer for Season 3. Watch it all the way to the end.

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Have not seen any episode of Season 2 yet, but the first season was amazing.

Can't wait to get to Season Two soon.

I've seen online rumor's suggesting they may finish the series off with a theatrical release.

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Well good news. I switched from Dish Network to Comcast now I'll be able to watch the third season this year.

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