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The Walking Dead - "Isolation" - S04E03 - OAD 10-27-13

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by danterner, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. WhiskeyTango

    WhiskeyTango New Member

    Sep 20, 2006
    New Jersey
    If they were to implement all of the suggestions that we've made here (a ditch around the prison to trap the walkers, line dumptrucks around the fence as a barrier, squash the walkers, etc.) the show would be pretty boring. They need to keep some of the danger, otherwise the walkers are simply a nuisance and not a threat.
  2. heySkippy

    heySkippy oldweakandpathetic

    Jul 2, 2001
    Sarasota, FL
    I would totally watch a show dedicated to the mechanics, details and other minutiae involved in creating a walker-proof community.
  3. tripmac

    tripmac NASA Supporter

    Oct 4, 2004
    Statesboro, GA
    I can't find it now but somewhere I saw a video about them wanting to make a moat to catch walkers, but it was not possible due to the location.

    They found quicksand.
  4. john4200

    john4200 Active Member

    Oct 31, 2009
    Me too. I'd also like to see more coverage of basic necessities of life in a post-apocalyptic world.
  5. WhiskeyTango

    WhiskeyTango New Member

    Sep 20, 2006
    New Jersey
    You might, I'm not sure the other 13 million viewers would.
  6. pmyers

    pmyers Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2001
    Gilbert, AZ
    Exactly. This is the type of idea that I am talking about when I say that people here forget how dangerous this world is. It's not so easy to just go out and find a Toyota Landcruiser or a snow plow.

    Do I agree that it would be nice to have, of course.
  7. john4200

    john4200 Active Member

    Oct 31, 2009
    It is indeed a dangerous world when one cannot find a snow plow or a Toyota Landcruiser. What is a post-apocalyptic street clearer to do? :p
  8. tlc

    tlc Member

    May 29, 2002
    Just living without civilization is a lot of work.

    We were without power and water for 11 days after hurricane Sandy. (We have a well.) Luckily my work was closed down too, because basic stuff took a good chunk of the daylight hours. Getting wood for the fireplace, getting water to drink and flush the toilet occasionally, going to the first aid squad to shower, surf and charge cell phones, managing our dwindling & thawing food stores, finding gasoline, keeping a 4 year old entertained, finding and preparing food. Challenging enough when surrounded by civilized folks, not walkers.
  9. Cearbhaill

    Cearbhaill Garden obsessed

    Aug 1, 2004
    Any redneck worth their salt could jerry rig a cow catcher to the front of a 4x4.
    That would make a dandy zombie plow.
  10. betts4

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

    Dec 26, 2005
    A Galaxy...
    Quicksand seems like a great solution for the Walkers. :)
  11. janry

    janry New Member

    Jan 2, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    I spent the afternoon watching the first 3 episodes of this season. Writing does seem lazy. I can't stand Rick anymore. .... Hell, Carl is the only one I like anymore. I'd like to open the gates for the walkers. and let 'em in.

    I might just quit this show.

    No. It is still fun killing zombies.
  12. DeDondeEs

    DeDondeEs Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Feb 20, 2004
    Las Vegas, NV
    A few episodes ago they were at an old army camp next to the grocery store with the walkers falling through the roof, there were at least two military Hummers sitting there. They should have grabbed those. To get over the dead walkers you need ground clearance.

    As for the water situation, they should find some bottles of bleach to disinfect the water, it doesn't take much bleach (a few drops per gallon) to disinfect it. Or they could boil it, or make a still, or make some contraption to have the UV rays of the sun disinfect it.
  13. wedgecon

    wedgecon Just Plain Awesome TCF Club

    Dec 28, 2002
    Buena Park, CA
    All I know is that so far this season is boring me. I watched the first part of "Talking Dead" and they were so excited and I just kept thinking why?

    I am not sure what it is but I am not liking this as much as I used to.
  14. SocratesJohnson

    SocratesJohnson New Member

    Sep 14, 2005
    Bedford, TX
    Shouldn't be too hard to find on of THESE in Georgia. :D
  15. dswallow

    dswallow Save the Moderatоr TCF Club

    Dec 3, 2000
    People are always excited when they get paid for doing stuff they'd willingly do for free.
  16. MonsterJoe

    MonsterJoe ♪♫♪♪♫♪♫♫♪

    Feb 19, 2003
    Central MA
    Does Halloween exist in this Universe? I want a Halloween episode with the kids dressing up as zombies and stuff...
  17. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

    Oct 17, 2000
    Maybe they could get Bill Murray to guest-star...
  18. smbaker

    smbaker Well-Known Member

    May 24, 2003
    It surprises me they haven't armored the vehicles. A gas powered welder shouldn't be too hard to find. Steel should be in decent supply.

    You don't need fast moving. You need something heavy enough not to be easily tipped over, armor so the windows cannot be smashed. It doesnt even have to be heavy steel armor; expanded metal would be relatively lightweight and still protect from big dumb walkers. Big tires (foam filled if possible) for maneuvering over uneven terrain and resistance to puncture. Slow and steady wins the race.

    I was not surprised carol turned out to be the killer, she was very pragmatic, teaching the kids how to kill (and this was told to Rick). She mercy killed a guy last week to protect the group. That could be seen as foreshadowing of mercy killing the two infected to protect the group. She figured they would die and turn anyway. From her perspective, euthanasia, not murder. She has also demonstrated taking matters into her own hands when she felt leadership would not approve.
  19. justen_m

    justen_m Cheesehead

    Jan 14, 2004
    Boise, ID
    Have any of these morons watched A-Team!?!?
  20. danterner

    danterner Not it!

    Mar 4, 2005
    Greenacres, FL
    Walkerland doesn't have the same ring to it.

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