Yawn. The last 4 weeks have had 4 different locations and 4 different reactions to The Saviors and absolutely zero fun. You know there has been no fun when a scene of a tractor running over a car is the most entertaining thing to happen in weeks. I get what they are trying to do, but they are failing at it and the season has gotten away from them. Maybe it pays off when they all come together and stand up to Negan and that war happens, but maybe it doesn't and this is a wasted season. It's too early to tell, but it's also far enough that we shouldn't be seeing Maggie for the first time since Glenn died. The season started traumatically and we are just now seeing the mourning and repercussions from it? Not cool.
The one thing that I am certain of after this week is that CARL!! is my least favorite character and he is going to do something dumb on the back of that truck. I'm not sure what he thinks he is going to do when he gets there, but I'm starting to wish I had ranked him higher in the dead pool. I love this show, so it's killing me that this season has been executed so poorly, with no redeeming qualities in sight. I don't believe Negan is killing anyone unless its a finale episode and the only fun part of the season was Carol and King Ezekiel, which was 3 episodes ago. Bring back some fun The Walking Dead! Please!
Dead so far this season
RIP Sgt. Abraham Ford
RIP Glenn Rhee
Most Likely to Die Next
My boner if I have to see anymore Rick and Michonne kissing scenes. You can tell the actors think that they are kissing their siblings because there is nothing romantic about it at all.
Gregory is a dumb dick and is going to get himself and others killed.
Spencer is going to die. Maybe not this week, but he's totally dying.
The current Mrs. Negan is going to do something dumb, right?
The kid hanging around Morgan is going to get it.
Punchy McDickhead in the back of the truck is definetely getting murdered soon.
The Walking Dead Pool Standing
- Jen - 47
- Stephen - 46
- Ronnie - 13
The mid-season finale is coming up and something HAS to happen or the show is going to risk their audience just never coming back. This season is boring and spread out too far and the show runners have to know that it got away from them. It will be a chore getting everyone closer and on the same page and I'm not sure how many people are up for that chore. It's starting to remind me of the boring Governor seasons where he stuck around about 12 episodes too long.
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