There Will Be Spoilers
- Finally, after a season of me complaining, the characters finally get off of the farm.
Can I get an Amen?!
- Very action filled finale, but in future I hope they do a better job fleshing out the supporting roles. When a character dies it's like, "meh", when it should be like "whaaaat?!".
Did I really just type that? If so, I apologize. But my point is that we should care when these characters bite the dust, and did anyone really give a shit when those two characters who did absolutely nothing get taken down?
- Was it me, or were pretty much all the female characters not named Andrea totally useless in this episode?
- Carl is an impatient little shit. They just arrive at the highway and he's like "Let's go back for Mom!". Ugh, kid, could you wait like two seconds?
- Also, found this cover of one of the books with Carl on it. Is this not the creepiest thing you've ever seen in your life?
Who drew that? Why is his head so big? Why does he look so old? Is Carl a little person who has only now stopped growing? Kill it! It must not be allowed to procreate!
- I thought the later half of the episode wasn't that great. I'm not sure I like where they're taking the Rick storyline. He has been the rock of the group, the one solid foundation they could depend on, so seeing him blow up at them kind of puts things in a weird place. With a cast filled with some unlikeable, or frankly useless, characters, having him be a jerk might not be wise.
- Laurie is such a useless bitch. I wonder how it feels for the actress knowing she is almost universally despised amongst Walking Dead fans?
- I thought Randal's friends would have shown up again by season's end. Also thought Merle would have shown up too, and am still holding out for Morgan to rejoin the show. It's odd that these two characters were just sort of dropped from the storyline, especially given how good both of those actors are.
- So, fans of the comic must have been jizzing themselves at the sight of the samurai sword wielding, zombie walking, hooded chick. Devin Faraci made a point about her that I think I agree with in that she's such a fantastical character. She might work in a comic setting, but she has a bit of a manga quality to her that seems like it would be at odds with this shows tone.
- The final shot of the season is of a prison in the distance. It seems like most non fans of the comic didn't know what to make of that place. I think it might have helped the mystery if a search light went on at the end, so that you knew exactly what the place was. And it would have been a creepy image. Just the idea of a functioning jail would be a bit disquieting. But I'm wondering if we're not just switching one location for another. I don't think anyone liked the farm setting, so why would the prison be any better? Will next season be OZ with zombies?
I think it's funny that AMC is selling Mad Men as the show TWD fans should turn to while the show is on hiatus. If fans didn't like a slow TWD season, how would they feel about Mad Men, a show which is usually a slow burn, and doesn't have zombies to give it some action?