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NCSUStinger
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I guess we have to wait awhile to see how it turns out

We have several story lines that don't seem all that good.

Maybe they will have a common wealth when they all come together

And it looks like Maggie is coming back

4/7/2020 12:11:29 AM

rwoody
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I feel bad for people that still watch this show that have to read and interact with ^ lazy ass "clever" spoiler posts

4/7/2020 8:58:53 AM

ElGimpy
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I’ve been complaining about them for a few pages now, I appreciate your sympathy

4/7/2020 7:46:31 PM

rwoody
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Stay strong

4/7/2020 11:10:37 PM

StTexan
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Maggie coming back is a spoiler? It is common knowledge

4/7/2020 11:55:41 PM

LudaChris
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^No, it's his constant mentioning of "Commonwealth".

It's not a huge spoiler, because average viewer won't know what that means, but still, seems unnecessary to include those things.

Hell with the way they've deviated from the comics and started setting up the spin-off series/movies, even as a comic reader I consider it "loosely" based on the comics.

4/8/2020 8:40:27 AM

NCSUStinger
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ok, I wish the final fight with Beta had been longer, but it was believable.
I wish they had gotten the mask off during the fight, and Negan could have had an oh shit moment

And season 11 will be the last, not sure if we should be sad about that.
With all the new shows coming out, its like TWD is a commonwealth of new characters.

11/5/2020 10:22:12 PM

ElGimpy
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I assume there’s another thread for “Fear” but I think it makes sense to just consolidate everything at this point

Anyways:

- I enjoyed the finale, I’m kind of glad the final fight wasn’t so drawn out...Darryl already beat him once anyways
- I stopped watching “Fear” about 3/4 way through the damn season because I thought the show was so bad. With all the time on my hands now I decided to catch up...seems like I stopped at just the wrong time, because the season where Morgan joins is probably one of my favorite dead seasons between either show...Dillahunt is probably the biggest reason for that
- World Beyond sucks so far, but I guess I’ll keep watching

11/6/2020 8:05:05 PM

bellrabbit
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Are people still watching this? I stopped around season 8. Did I miss anything of value?

11/7/2020 8:26:28 PM

Money_Jones
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Yes. No.

11/7/2020 9:07:15 PM

Wraith
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I've watched the first few episodes of The World Beyond. I really like the concept of seeing how the world has returned to nature ~10 years after the outbreak. TWD has kept to the Atlanta area for the majority of its run and we haven't seen too much of it. It's kind of cool seeing all of the zombies completely covered in moss/wasp nests/etc. I'm also enjoying the flashbacks to the initial outbreak. I would really like a spinoff show that focused entirely on the initial outbreak and the initial survival a few days and weeks after that. That is always my fav part of zombie shows/movies.

The downside of The World Beyond is the characters. The acting leads a lot to be desired. I'm gonna give it a few more episodes to see how it goes.

11/9/2020 11:19:05 AM

ElGimpy
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^ agree, I didn't really expound on my opinion that it's not good, but basically, it's a good idea and welcome addition to the world, but the acting and writing is somewhere between "not good" and "awful" at this point

11/9/2020 2:51:56 PM

TKE-Teg
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^^I stopped after 1-2 episodes (honestly can't remember). Good concept for a spinoff in TWD world, but the writing and the characters were horrible.

11/16/2020 11:01:01 AM

Wraith
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Yeah, lazy writing and horrible execution of the concept. So many things that don't make sense too. Kid wears a perfectly tailored corduroy three piece suit at all times because he claims zombies can't bite through it. That would be so restrictive in movement that it just wouldn't be practical.

Main girl has a stick with a freakin fossilized triceratops horn strapped to it. Why would she not just strap a knife to it? Or steal one of the tools with a switchblade on the top specifically designed for stabbing zombies.

[Edited on November 16, 2020 at 1:12 PM. Reason : corduroy]

11/16/2020 1:11:16 PM

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Anyone watch the last few episodes? Standard meh stuff but I will say that I enjoyed the last episode showing Negan's backstory. Although this show jumped the shark years ago, it occasionally has a good episode here and there.

4/7/2021 11:09:19 AM

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Yep that's the only good episode in a WHILE. Second best recent one is "One More," the bottle episode with the Russian roulette


There's a sweet Easter egg in the Negan backstory.

When Lucille changes a radio station from a news report on cannibal attacks to loud music the song is Partytime by 45 Grave. This is a song from the Return of the Living Dead soundtrack.


[Edited on April 7, 2021 at 11:53 AM. Reason : -]

4/7/2021 11:51:29 AM

LudaChris
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The second half of this season has been fairly pointless(though the Negan episode was solid). I'm taking it as being limited by COVID(thus the socially distanced zombies and the episodes focusing on groups of 2 or 3 people).

Also feels like they're dragging things out a bit, hopefully with restrictions lifting the final season can get back to advancing the story and wrapping this show up in a semi-satisfying way. I have low expectations but will be interesting to see how they wrap things up considering how far they've departed from the comics and basically removed any chance of following that ending.

4/7/2021 1:08:12 PM

ElGimpy
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I try not to shit on this show because it's still better than 90% of what's on TV, but the Princess episode was kind of horrendous. I'm not sure if I thought so because it was obvious pretty quickly that everything going on was in her head, or just that it was a whole episode about shit that's not actually happening regardless of how obvious it was, or just that she's maybe the most expendable and inconsequential character on the show right now.

Regardless, I've generally been enjoying the character focused episodes even if it is frustrating knowing that the show's ending and they've basically moved the plot forward about an inch through this recent run

4/8/2021 11:20:38 AM

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Quote :
"Second best recent one is "One More," the bottle episode with the Russian roulette"


Agreed, all of these episodes with the same people doing the same things are just boring. Seeing how Robert Patrick had been surviving for years and what it turned him into with his chained up brother was a fresh take on things. I'd love to just have a season of stories like that.

4/8/2021 11:56:48 AM

DonMega
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isn't that what the new show is going to be? https://walkingdead.fandom.com/wiki/Tales_of_The_Walking_Dead

[Edited on April 8, 2021 at 12:00 PM. Reason : ]

4/8/2021 11:59:57 AM

TKE-Teg
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Which episode number is the Negan backstory? Because I'm not wasting my time anymore with all the episodes, but I would like to watch that one.

4/8/2021 1:18:31 PM

Wraith
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I don't know the episode number, but it aired on 4/4 and my DVR listed it as the season finale for I think season 10.

DonMega I hadn't heard of that but hopefully it will be good. It has the potential to be very hit and miss.

[Edited on April 8, 2021 at 1:34 PM. Reason : ]

4/8/2021 1:33:21 PM

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