Mar 10 2014
The Walking Dead continues to be as watchable as watchable gets, and honestly I had a brief vision this week of flashing forward into the future and seeing 20% of the current cast still shambling around in season ten. It’s a show really without an ending, or really even a possible ending. Are they going to just kill all the walkers? Have Daryl mix up a cure in a whiskey distillery? If the ratings are there, this show has the potential to last forever, for better or worse.
The backend of this season has a clear end goal in mind: get everyone to Terminus for a reunion, but it’s apparent that it’s going to take until the finale to get there. As for what lies in store once they arrive, I have no idea, though I’m sure we won’t know until season five. I’m trying to imagine a different structure than Woodbury, a pretend idyllic Pleasantville run by a smiling dictator, and wondering what sort of community they might find there. I’m done digging into the comics for answers though. It’s more fun this way.
We once again joined Daryl and Beth after their little cabin in the woods drunken bonding adventure last week. Also, we’re back with Maggie, Sasha and Bob. This whole half -season is explicitly about character development as they wander through the woods and down train tracks, and even subcharacter Bob got his own flashback so we see how he met the group, something that was never addressed as season four started. Continue Reading »