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BabydollSlave
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 2:17:48 PM

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im leery of dr mullet and his crew.....seems soooo off the story line. Glen is annoying this season for various reasons. but im beyond excited that the baby survived. but is it me or the older of the two sisters....is she mental. she almost killed the baby to hush her and she looked like she enjoyed it??? i wouldnt want to sleep around that kid....scares the hell out of me!

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Posted: Monday, March 3, 2014 4:30:37 AM

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Thunder and Lightning, but still no rain in post-apocalyptic Georgia.

Quite the metaphor really. Did anyone else think this was a bit of a nothing episode?

Daryl and Beth are probably my favourite characters, and I did like how Daryl challenged Beth's notable moments throughout the series, but I don't feel like I really learned anything new about either of them. Sure, he opened up and started talking, and she got some decent air time, but what else? I think they could have developed both characters just as well in a split episode like they had the other week, mixing in another couple of sub-groups of survivors to pick up the pace.

And I get he put his hillbilly demons to rest by burning down the cabin, but destroying usable shelter in a zombie apocalypse seems a bit of a dick move. I do love they set the fire with a big wad of cash though. Nice use of irony.

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Posted: Monday, March 3, 2014 7:24:10 AM

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This episode was just as important for their characters as the first one was for Rick and Carl. It defines their relationships with each other, and with the world around them. They both grow and develop into more well-rounded people. Imagine now how it'll be if they start up a relationship, and then meet up with Carol. Interesting times are coming.
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MrNudiePants wrote:
This episode was just as important for their characters as the first one was for Rick and Carl. It defines their relationships with each other, and with the world around them. They both grow and develop into more well-rounded people. Imagine now how it'll be if they start up a relationship, and then meet up with Carol. Interesting times are coming.


I agree. It was an interesting episode for those reasons. Beth was a bit of a shallow character up until now so I actually appreciated getting to know what makes her tick a little more. I was also impressed with the acting skills on display - especially that late night talk on the porch. That was a nice meaty scene for two actors.

I also think these two are destined for a relationship as well. This sets it up perfectly.


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So we got to see a little bit more of Sasha, who (up until now) had been kept in the background. I like what's developing. Part of me wants to see a love triangle come around between Sasha, Maggie, and Glenn, with Maggie having to decide between the other two. Am I wrong, or would that be an awesome plot twist?
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MrNudiePants wrote:
So we got to see a little bit more of Sasha, who (up until now) had been kept in the background. I like what's developing. Part of me wants to see a love triangle come around between Sasha, Maggie, and Glenn, with Maggie having to decide between the other two. Am I wrong, or would that be an awesome plot twist?


LOL.. that could be interesting. There is one lesbian character on the show (Tara). It would be cool to see them mix things up a bit. Her girlfriend got killed off so quickly, it's like they barely teased the storyline before ending it.

Based on the clips they've shown for next week's episode, my jaw dropped a little. It looked like Carol was turning her back on one of the kids while a zombie dropped on her. Maybe it was just the editing to get us to freak out a bit... but I freaked out a bit. And then I remembered it's Carol, who doesn't seem to have moral issues with sacrificing the goners. Eeek. Still - if that's indeed how it plays out, I'm probably going to scream out loud. Next week definitely looks like an intense one either way.




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definitely editing, Doll...
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PlayWithMyYoyo wrote:
definitely editing, Doll...


Embarassed

Yeah, but... but...

Ok, fine. It might be editing.

There is a 'but' though. With only three episodes left, they are going to have to have some kind of shocking moment. There's always an "oh my god" scene at the end of the season - usually involving a (semi) major character death. It might not be this one, but it has to be coming. I guess that's me being bloodthirsty for some shock value. I blame the Walking Dead for making me this way. :p


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Actually - was just thinking. Let's say they (Carol and Tyrese) happen to find out or realize that Lizzie is a psychopath. Maybe they eventually see the way she's interacting with Judith. Or maybe they learn that she was the one serving up the rats at the prison. If you identity someone as a problem or potential liability to the group - do you exile them and tell them to go fend for themselves - even if they're a kid? I mean Rick did that with Carol and it seemed reasonable. But would you be able to do that with someone of Lizzie's age? I'm not sure how I'd handle it.

PS. I'm so bummed about the way they've pushed Daryl into this new gangster offshoot at this point in the season. It seemed so abrupt. :(


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Dancing_Doll wrote:
Actually - was just thinking. Let's say they (Carol and Tyrese) happen to find out or realize that Lizzie is a psychopath. Maybe they eventually see the way she's interacting with Judith. Or maybe they learn that she was the one serving up the rats at the prison. If you identity someone as a problem or potential liability to the group - do you exile them and tell them to go fend for themselves - even if they're a kid? I mean Rick did that with Carol and it seemed reasonable. But would you be able to do that with someone of Lizzie's age? I'm not sure how I'd handle it.

PS. I'm so bummed about the way they've pushed Daryl into this new gangster offshoot at this point in the season. It seemed so abrupt. :(


I think Judith is a much bigger liability than Lizzie, and my money's on Carol having to decide about the baby. There's no way she'd dump Lizzie, especially now that she's got her replacement daughter back.

If it was me, I'd try and teach Lizzie some discipline, a la Dexter (which I've only just discovered). If she didn't come around and became a liability to the group, honestly, I'd kill her. Exiling a psycho would likely end up with her threatening you from the outside, or someone else. And leaving her to death by walker, is a bit too cruel. It's the lesser evil. I'd give it a red hot go to try and control her first though. There's a big difference between potential liability and liability.

Rick was a bit quick to offload Carol in my opinion. I would have given her another go. I would have killed Merle up on that roof in Season 1 though. So, swings and round abouts.

Yeah, I was so sad about Daryl. What a shit thing to happen to him. Hopefully he'll be driven to find Beth and won't go too dark before he gets the chance. As for her, do you think she got snatched by the same group, or someone different? Is there any chance she got lifted by decent people trying to get her out of dangerous territory?

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When Daryl met that gang, I honestly, for the briefest moment, thought it was Ron Perlman... And I thought how fucking cool would it have been to have a one-off episode where the Sons of Anarchy gang is in it... Seriously, I love it when there are show cross-overs

(I'm not even kidding - it could have been an excellent sort of cameo thing...)

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Dancing_Doll wrote:
Actually - was just thinking. Let's say they (Carol and Tyrese) happen to find out or realize that Lizzie is a psychopath. Maybe they eventually see the way she's interacting with Judith. Or maybe they learn that she was the one serving up the rats at the prison. If you identity someone as a problem or potential liability to the group - do you exile them and tell them to go fend for themselves - even if they're a kid? I mean Rick did that with Carol and it seemed reasonable. But would you be able to do that with someone of Lizzie's age? I'm not sure how I'd handle it.

PS. I'm so bummed about the way they've pushed Daryl into this new gangster offshoot at this point in the season. It seemed so abrupt. :(


That little kid scares me and i work with troubled kids...she needs help more then i think any can give. Maybe doc could have but unfortunately hes gone. i cant wait for the next episode. i felt for daryl when he ran after beth...and who has her and who kept that house so perfect...related? possibly that person went from making dress up with zombies to taking beth for real life doll???

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InsideTV wrote:


We’re hitting the home stretch of season 4 for AMC’s The Walking Dead, and according to creator Robert Kirkman, said homestretch is going to be a doozy. That doozydom — yes, I just made that word up — will begin this Sunday night with an episode that Kirkman insists is “definitely one that people are going to remember and it’s definitely one people are going to talk about. If there is one episode of The Walking Dead that you absolutely had to watch this season, it would be this one. You kind of have to watch all of them, but it’s going to be a big episode. We’re going to catch a lot of people off guard.”

EW: I remember chatting with Andrew Lincoln a few months back and him telling me there was one episode where he could not believe you guys were actually doing what you were doing. I’m starting to get the feeling he was talking about this next episode.
ROBERT KIRKMAN: That would definitely be this episode.



Ruh-roh... Looks like a rather screamy Sunday night is ahead!


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I am so excited for Sunday's now. I honestly count down the days until the next episode comes on.

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My 2 cents with the storytelling and editing to make things vague enough for us to fill in the blanks with how we react to the story. I'm always just trying to maintain my suspension of disbelief while watching.
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"Just keep looking at the flowers, Lizzie..."



Damn... intense episode!

The writing, the symbolism, every little detail on this one was absolutely perfect and so multi-layered. I'm in awe over the quality of the storytelling and the way they bring back references to previous episodes and themes - even down to the puzzle pieces on the table as Carol makes her final confession. And even the super crispy walkers being reminiscent of Karen's demise for Tyreese. And that kettle boiling scene with the image outside the window was sooo creepy.

So... that scene. Don Carol Corleone came through. I wasn't sure if they would just let Mika - the Walker Version - finish off Lizzie (on some level I think that would have been more appropriate, although obviously more gruesome), but it was clear she was past the point of no return as far as rehabilitation. Everything Lizzie did in this episode was so disturbing. I think it's easier to make a more pragmatic decision because these aren't anyone's real kids. Imagine if you were the parent of the girls - not sure if the decision would have been so clear. Or maybe it would have been? Not sure how I would process it if it was me.

Do you think they should have taken more precautions with Lizzie after seeing obvious red flags with her behaviour? Like would a reasonable person have seen this coming? They were certainly able to list off all the warning signs after the fact.

I was so sad for Mika though - she was so adorable on every level.


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Dancing_Doll wrote:
"Just keep looking at the flowers, Lizzie..."



Damn... intense episode!

The writing, the symbolism, every little detail on this one was absolutely perfect and so multi-layered. I'm in awe over the quality of the storytelling and the way they bring back references to previous episodes and themes - even down to the puzzle pieces on the table as Carol makes her final confession. And even the super crispy walkers being reminiscent of Karen's demise for Tyreese. And that kettle boiling scene with the image outside the window was sooo creepy.

So... that scene. Don Carol Corleone came through. I wasn't sure if they would just let Mika - the Walker Version - finish off Lizzie (on some level I think that would have been more appropriate, although obviously more gruesome), but it was clear she was past the point of no return as far as rehabilitation. Everything Lizzie did in this episode was so disturbing. I think it's easier to make a more pragmatic decision because these aren't anyone's real kids. Imagine if you were the parent of the girls - not sure if the decision would have been so clear. Or maybe it would have been? Not sure how I would process it if it was me.

Do you think they should have taken more precautions with Lizzie after seeing obvious red flags with her behaviour? Like would a reasonable person have seen this coming? They were certainly able to list off all the warning signs after the fact.

I was so sad for Mika though - she was so adorable on every level.



This was an insane and sad episode.

I definitely agree, the kettle boiling scene with the image outside the window was definitely creepy.

I will say the crispy walkers were interesting. My question is how come they didn't die? They showed that fire would kill the walkers in the barn but why did these walkers just burn?
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This was an insane and sad episode.

I definitely agree, the kettle boiling scene with the image outside the window was definitely creepy.

I will say the crispy walkers were interesting. My question is how come they didn't die? They showed that fire would kill the walkers in the barn but why did these walkers just burn?


Did they die in the barn fire? I thought they were just wandering around the burning barn. I can't remember that scene exactly.

I do remember that other scene when Milton torched the walker pit - when the Governor's henchman showed up the next day and saw the outcome, they were all melted together at the bottom of the pit but were still "animated"... So I figured fire doesn't work.

I think the crispy walkers were just singed/burned though. They probably walked through the fire at Darryl's old place but weren't trapped there for any prolonged period of time so they just keep on walking.


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Oh my god. I did not see that coming. At all.

Logic would imply that if you get a walker's head hot enough, you'll damage the brain. Being a zombieverse, logic may not apply.
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Just heartbreaking when they came back and found Mika. I was totally gutted.

Definitely no potential left in Lizzie's liability. Carol had to kill her. There was really nothing else for it. Interesting question though, Doll, would the outcome have been the same if she was her real daughter? As much as it pains me, I think the answer's yes. Lizzie was too far gone, and there was no reasoning with her. And if she'd killed my other daughter, I just couldn't look at her anymore. I just couldn't. Here and now, the best mental health care I could find/afford. Zombie apocalypse, she's done like a dinner.

Sure, all the warning signs were there, and I can sit here on my couch and say I never would have left Lizzie alone with the other children. But hindsight is 20/20. I don't know that Carol and Tyreese knew as much as wee did, to say nothing of the limited options they had there in the moment. Still, you've got to wonder why they didn't keep a closer eye on the kids.

I just feel numb after that one.

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Just heartbreaking when they came back and found Mika. I was totally gutted.

Definitely no potential left in Lizzie's liability. Carol had to kill her. There was really nothing else for it. Interesting question though, Doll, would the outcome have been the same if she was her real daughter? As much as it pains me, I think the answer's yes. Lizzie was too far gone, and there was no reasoning with her. And if she'd killed my other daughter, I just couldn't look at her anymore. I just couldn't. Here and now, the best mental health care I could find/afford. Zombie apocalypse, she's done like a dinner.

Sure, all the warning signs were there, and I can sit here on my couch and say I never would have left Lizzie alone with the other children. But hindsight is 20/20. I don't know that Carol and Tyreese knew as much as wee did, to say nothing of the limited options they had there in the moment. Still, you've got to wonder why they didn't keep a closer eye on the kids.

I just feel numb after that one.


If Tyrese saw her nailing a bunny to a board "for fun", that definitely should have rang the alarm bells. And then Mika saying she wasn't "messed up like her sister", and the incident playing tag with the walker in the yard. I dunno - like all of these things would concern me that she's not right in the head and therefore unpredictable in a bad way. I agree though, at a time like that I guess they don't have the luxury of overthinking things like trying to help rehabilitate her or reason with her. Maybe Tyrese even felt protective in a way since technically Lizzie saved his life back at the prison.

I'm still not totally sure how I'd handle it if they were both my kids. It would be hard to lose one, but then the idea of losing two - the second at your own hands. Not sure I could deal with that and still go on. I mean it's a pretty brutal environment for any kid to grow up in - it would probably be hard for me to just place the blame on Lizzie and wash my hands of the whole thing. I might be tempted to just keep Lizzie away from everyone else and stay at the house at the Grove to play things out until things end for one or both of us.

Anyway, since these kids weren't really strongly affiliated to anyone - the decision was much easier. I do wonder what would have happened if, when walking toward the flowers, Lizzie had been saying "I'm sorry" for what she had done to Mika rather than apologizing to Carol for pointing the gun at her. If she'd shown some shred of remorse, I can't imagine it would be that easy to do what was done.

This episode gave me some nightmares last night. Embarassed


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I'm still not totally sure how I'd handle it if they were both my kids. It would be hard to lose one, but then the idea of losing two - the second at your own hands. Not sure I could deal with that and still go on. I mean it's a pretty brutal environment for any kid to grow up in - it would probably be hard for me to just place the blame on Lizzie and wash my hands of the whole thing. I might be tempted to just keep Lizzie away from everyone else and stay at the house at the Grove to play things out until things end for one or both of us.



I spent the night trying to figure out stay I would have done had Lizzie been my daughter. I think I would have felt like I had no choice but to put her down, but I know for a fact that I wouldn't have been able to live with myself. This is why Carol confessed to Tyreese. She wanted to die but couldn't bring herself to commit suicide. Carol is going to bear watching in the future.

God, I'm talking about this like they're real fucking people. Somebody help me...
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This is why Carol confessed to Tyreese. She wanted to die but couldn't bring herself to commit suicide. Carol is going to bear watching in the future.
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I interpreted it as Carol affording Tyrese the same kind of retribution/sentencing that they'd just carried out with Lizzie. Like technically Carol had killed Karen and David - so why should she be forgiven when Lizzie had not been given a second chance? Now - obviously I understand why - Carol's actions were done with intent to protect the group. Lizzie's intentions were psychopathic. But still... Not to mention with something that emotionally devastating behind them, it was a good time to come clean and deal with whatever consequences he felt were justified.

If I was Tyrese, I would just forge onward with Carol but then when they find the rest of the group, I would distance myself and probably not be going out of my way to be chummy with her. At this point he has no choice but to forgive and deal with the situation. Going at it alone (with a baby) would not be fun.



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Carol sees herself as pragmatic. Doing necessary work that nobody else has the stomach for. Like a garbage man or septic tank pumper. But maybe it's just me looking at it this way: how could anyone pop a little girl that way and remain aloof? How old was Lizzie? Maybe ten? How could any caring adult shoot a little girl in the back of the head and not want to die? And Carol does care - she spent months teaching the girls how to be violent in order to hopefully save their lives. She might even feel partly responsible for helping shape Lizzie into the bloodthirsty savage she became. But now she's going to be torn between her desire to die and her need for redemption. It's gong to be interesting.
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Not only does Terminus looks disarmingly creepy but I'm not totally convinced they don't have Beth on that BBQ. geek

Ok, maybe it's not Beth - but I do think that big BBQ looked ominous. Plus, if you've diversified your menu options, it's such an easy way to lure people in.

My other thoughts on the episode:

- Yay, Maggie and Glenn are reunited just in time as I was about to start hating Glenn for being so stubborn and reckless in his ultra impatient quest to find her. I felt so bad for Tara limping along and ready to sacrifice herself for his cause. Seriously, who would go through that tunnel if they didn't have to?

- Isn't it strange that Maggie doesn't seem to care at all about her sister's welfare? All the notes along the way to Terminus were only for Glenn. When Sasha mused about Tyrese possibly being at Terminus and how she needed to know for piece of mind, Maggie said nothing - not did she even look similarly concerned. It was as if Beth's fate wasn't even on her radar.

- This whole showdown between the gangsters/Darryl and Rick, Michonne and Carl looks like it's going to be intense.

- They'd better not kill Rick Grimes on next week's finale! I am nervous at the way they've been presenting him lately - especially that fond look back at Carl as he makes nice with Michonne in the candybar scene...it reminded me of the reflective scenes before Hershel's demise. Just... ugh. They better not kill his character off! I will be traumatized and I really think the show would suffer without him.



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Will you be watching the spin-off/companion show?

Do you think it's a good idea or do you think it might result in overkill (no pun intended) of the whole concept?

Link to Story wrote:


‘The Walking Dead’ Spin-Off Is Official; May Arrive Sooner Than 2015

Fans of ‘The Walking Dead’ — gird yourselves. Just in case one show based off of the insanely popular series of graphic novels isn’t enough for you, AMC has officially brought a showrunner on board to write and produce the upcoming spin-off!

Dave Erickson, who has also served as Executive Producer on the widely successful Sons Of Anarchy — and the less successful Low Winter Sun — will executive produce the Walking Dead spin-off, as well as co-write the series along with Robert Kirkman, writer of the original Walking Dead series of graphic novels and AMC’s first Walking Dead offering.

Details are still scant on what the show will actually be about, but what we do know is that it will serve more as a “companion” series than a true spin-off. It won’t feature any of the characters we’ve grown to love on the original Walking Dead, but will tell a separate, sure-to-be-horrifying story.

While it was reported back in Sept. 2013 that the series would air in 2015 so that AMC would have the time to create a perfect show, Uproxx is reporting that we may see the series in our faces even sooner than that. After all, we’re only in March and a showrunner is on board! All good signs.




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I am doomed. There is a marathon that starts in about a half an hour and it runs all the way to tomorrows season finale. Good thing I don't have anywhere to go.

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What the fucking fuck am I going to do until October?! These short seasons are killing me!

I'm in two minds about a spin-off series. Sure, it'll fill the void, but I'm yet to come across a spin-off that's as good as the original. I'd rather they poured the cash into twenty odd episodes of The Walking Dead each year and be done with it. Still, I hope I'm wrong. And yes, of course I'll watch it.

Maggie's one-dimensional search for Glen is just as tedious as his for her. And the fact that it's apparently come at the expense of any concern for her sister is weird. Good pick up, Doll. There was a bit of tension between them over Beth's suicide attempt back on the farm, and I do remember something about them only being half sisters or stepsisters or something, but still. Character flaw or plot hole, I'm not sure. I've never really liked her, so if it's the former, I'm right on the money. If it's the latter, we'll just put it down with the lack of rain and the freshly mown lawns in every town. Just sayin'...

That was one hell of an intense showdown with Daryl's lord of the flies gang. They captured the blinding rage of that so brilliantly. I'd be off my chops if that was me. I admire Rick's restraint. It was far too good an ending for them. God, I'm still angry about it!

As for Terminus...I think you nailed it again, Doll. Nothing more than bad guys ringing the dinner bell. Sure, the human remains and desperate messages scrawled on the walls are a bit of a giveaway. But just looking at Rick's reaction to Glen's watch, the riot gear and Maggie's poncho, even if Glen and Maggie had won them over with their charm and got themselves thrown in the clink, good guys wouldn't steal their shit. I can't wait to see how Rick at full flight is going to handle this one.

Tyreese and Carol are a bit of a concern. Unless I've been outsmarted by editing, they would have arrived at Terminus before the others. Were they spared because of the baby, or was it one of them on the barbeque?

And who the fuck lifted Beth?! Terminus bad guys posting signs, or someone else? I'm out of my mind down here!

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I think Carol, Tyrese and Judith are already there - either moved to another rail car or worse. Rick saw those squashed boxes of powdered milk outside the steps on his way into the train car - it must mean they're already at Terminus. Unless they keep jumping around with their time-lines next season (which is possible, I suppose), I can't imagine they'd drop those three characters off-screen, so they must have been moved elsewhere in the compound.

Of those three, I'd say Tyrese is most vulnerable. While I like him, other than being sad about Karen and being a nice guy, there aren't any major storyline investments involving him that haven't been tied up. I think Carol is too strong a character to consider removing at this point and her ties to Rick and Darryl are still unresolved. Re Judith - if anything, I would guess it's quite possible that one of the females at Terminus might have been drawn to the idea of a cute baby (since it's probably the last one they will ever see), and given her size she's not really a strong candidate for their plans. Personally I think she's been spared and has been 're-adopted' by their group.

Terminus was so heavily foreshadowed in the beginning of the episode with Rick talking about how to make a rabbit snare so all roads lead to the same trap. Pretty much exactly what was going on with the group. Even look at the way the sniper was shooting to force them to move in a specific direction in the compound, rather than hitting them. They were meant to be kept alive and put into storage. I think the candle-altar room shows they are probably fairly cult-like in mentality. They probably need this sort of vibe, the "Us First Always" mentality in order to focus themselves and prevent subtle alliances and compassion from forming for the new people that walk in. Next season is going to be pretty dark. I like the new Rick.

Re Beth - I would assume she's already there as well? Unless they're introducing more new characters which will eventually intersect with that group, I can't see them leaving her off as a separate storyline at this point. It makes the most sense to have everyone reunited with one plot moving forward.

The finale was awesome and appropriately disturbing - with one exception - the last line. It was a bit cheesy. haah.


IntellectualAnarchy
Posted: Monday, March 31, 2014 8:57:18 AM

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I'm glad I'm not the only one who eyed the BBQ a bit suspiciously. I was starting to wonder if I had a "sick" mind.

I'm seriously addicted to this show and was ready to riot if they killed off Darryl. I was unprepared for (but duly impressed) by Rick's zombie type approach to handling of Joe, the leader of the gang.

It's gonna be a long wait until October......

The intellect is always fooled by the heart. ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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