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The Walking Dead "Wrath" OAD 041518

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Cainebj, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. zalusky

    zalusky Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Apr 5, 2002
    Cupertino, CA
    Well I have the back half of the season DVR waiting for news that the writing is on the upswing. I had hoped the finale would be reason to jump back in. Looks like I will wait till fall. There is so much to watch now I just don’t see spending brain cells where I wind up looking at my watch asking is it over yet.
  2. Tony_T

    Tony_T Well-Known Member

    Nov 2, 2017
    Very true.
    If Eugene had not escaped (or if Daryl had killed him), they would all be dead.
  3. series5orpremier

    series5orpremier Well-Known Member

    Jul 5, 2013
    Isn’t Rick saving Negan just a rehash of a plot from season six where the Wolves invade Alexandria to murder and steal, and Morgan takes pity on a captured Wolf by secretly locking him up in a jail cell instead of killing him? A big mistake, and a boring one, but no....they can’t kill off Negan because Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan are all best buds. :rolleyes:
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  4. mrdbdigital

    mrdbdigital The TBS Archives TCF Club

    Feb 2, 2004
    Moultrie, GA
    Don't any of the men on this show have a pair of scissors or a hair comb? :)
  5. gweempose

    gweempose Well-Known Member

    Mar 23, 2003
    Northbrook, IL
    Even if I didn't see it coming, I probably would have suspected something along those lines once they specifically showed the bullets during the "previously on ..." segment.

    I love the conversations we have in threads like this, but it does make it hard to be completely surprised by anything anymore. Chances are someone will correctly guess what's going to happen. It doesn't really bother me with The Walking Dead anymore, since the show kind of blows these days. I kind of regret reading all the Season 1 Westworld threads, though. There were a couple major twists that were completely spoiled for me. Curse you, TCF! :D
  6. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

    Oct 17, 2000
    In the zombie apocalypse, what little male grooming there is will be the first thing to go... :D
  7. jr461

    jr461 Well-Known Member

    Jul 9, 2004
    Northern NJ
    Why don't you just predict what they are about and we won't have to waste time watching?! :D
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  8. mrdbdigital

    mrdbdigital The TBS Archives TCF Club

    Feb 2, 2004
    Moultrie, GA
    Well, if I was in that situation, I wouldn't want all that scraggly hair hanging in front of my face blocking my vision while I was trying to see how to shoot and kill zombies and others. That's just stupid, but then, this is The Walking Dead, isn't it?
  9. pmyers

    pmyers Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2001
    Gilbert, AZ
    I am totally clueless about the Helicopters. The only 2 things that still intrigue me on this show are the helicopters and the lady and the twins that showed up with the book trade.

    The don't do a very good job of letting us know how far apart all these locations are, but in my mind they have to be within 5-10 miles of each other...if that is the case, surely somebody else would have heard or seen these helicopters.
  10. rharmelink

    rharmelink Active Member

    Nov 30, 2015
    It also gives the walkers something to grab... :(
  11. super dave

    super dave Upgrade Willy

    Oct 1, 2002
    Maple Shade, NJ
    As I sit here watching this, just because I watched all of them, the costumes always bug me, paint ball gear? Why?
  12. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

    Apr 16, 2003
    Yeah, that was never explained at all. It just seemed to be the "uniform" the people from the Kingdom wore, without any particular reason. There wasn't enough coverage to provide effective protection from walkers, and obviously those plastic things aren't going to stop a bullet. So it just seemed like an easy visual shorthand to identify what team they were on.

    Notice that in this episode when Morgan decides to leave, he takes off his paintball gear. If he were wearing it for protective reasons, there wouldn't be any reason to leave it behind as he embarks on his journey. But since he's leaving and won't be associated with the Kingdom any longer, he doesn't need to wear it anymore.
  13. PJO1966

    PJO1966 Hi. What is this?

    Mar 5, 2002
    Los Angeles, CA
    There was a scene when they first got to Alexandria - Michonne had spent a couple of hours or so in the bathroom, showering and brushing her teeth. Someone asked Darryl if he was going to shower and he said no. The man looks like he hasn't showered in the two years or so since everything went to hell. He probably hadn't showered for a couple of years before that.
  14. pmyers

    pmyers Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2001
    Gilbert, AZ
    It always looked like baseball/catcher gear to me. I guess if I had it available, I'd probably wear it too as long as it was restricting. I think any protection is better than no protection (from zombies)
  15. MacThor

    MacThor Not Pictured

    Feb 7, 2002
    Richmond VA
    How about Negan running behind the one tree in a big open field and Rick, instead of taking a wide berth..........runs right next to the tree to take a barbed-wire-bat in the gut.
  16. mr.unnatural

    mr.unnatural Well-Known Member

    Feb 2, 2006
    I think the whole show was supposed to be some sort of morality play put into motion by the letters that Carl wrote. They could have just had Rick say to Negan "Can't we all just get along?" The most fitting ending I can think of would have been to let Maggie bash Negan's skull in with Lucille.
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  17. Tony_T

    Tony_T Well-Known Member

    Nov 2, 2017
    It will happen.…eventually. The writers have no imagination.
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  18. pmyers

    pmyers Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2001
    Gilbert, AZ
    Even if you don't watch the Fear spinoff....I'd highly recommend watching the 1st episode of this season that just aired. The first half really was a continuation of the WD season finale.
  19. getreal

    getreal postcrastinator

    Sep 29, 2003
    I figured out how Eugene sabotaged the weapons ...
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  20. Family

    Family Well-Known Member

    Jul 23, 2001
    People this is a show where the real common villain can not talk, think, run, shoot a weapon, or plot against you. Bite. That's really all they can do.

    Of course story lines are going to be repeated. I can't believe they could have gotten eight seasons out of this premise.

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