The Walking Dead

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  1. xpmar9x

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    Walking dead gets worse each season. Still watched it, but I wasn't looking forward to it all week like I use to.
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  2. nickmsmith

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    After season 3, I'm not really looking forward to it at all. Where is there to go??? There are no real characters to look forward to.. Every one of them are going to end up dead.. or the show will be canceled with them still alive. They kinda lost me after last season. Show peaked WAY early, in season 1. Constant downhill slope since then. Merle and Darryl were the two most interesting parts.. Merle's gone. They kill off interesting characters and have worse ones to replace them.
  3. RavensShallBurn

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    Yea, this show blows. I didn't even care while I was watching it last night.

    I loved the first season... it's sucked since then IMO.
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  4. nickmsmith

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    There is no intrigue left. We know what the zombies are and aren't. We are familiar with the Characters inside and out, and most are unlikable. There is no cure. The show was at its best when they were looking for the CDC, with a hope that there is a solution to the problem. There is no light at the end of the tunnel. This is going to be a prolonged, painful show to watch from here until they decide to let it ride out into the sunset.

    People still lap it up like starving, dehydrated dogs.
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  5. RavensShallBurn

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    It is more revered (at least by my generation) than Breaking Bad, and I just don't ****ing understand why.

    Every single episode of BB is better than every single episode of WD - other than the Fly episode.
  6. nickmsmith

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    I just watched the Fly episode. Fing terrible. Season 4 has been mostly a drag so far. I'm now just past the part where they got Bill Burr to act like an environmental inspector to get the car wash. I do appreciate the fact that they had White tell his wife.. unlike Dexter.. who somehow continues to hide his secret from everyone, no matter how improbable.

    Walking dead at its best is pretty darn good. It just hasn't been at its best in a long time. BB takes the cake for consistency. I feel like they will drag out WD until they stop making money, and no series does well in that regard.
    Even the best shows seriously hurt from being dragged on too long. Scrubs, Married with Children, Roseanne, The Office, and a million more suffered TREMENDOUSLY because the producers did not know when to call it a day.
  7. RTH

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    Eh, different strokes and such.

    I enjoy the survivor-aspect of the show. How they built a community out of a prison and all. But I also enjoyed this "calm before the storm" premier. I understand things fall apart "rapidly".

    I also like how the zombie virus seems to change from season to season. Not so much last season, but still.

    We just saw Phineas at the end... ruh-roh...
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  8. nickmsmith

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    That's part of the problem for me.. I no longer care about any of the characters. Darryl is kind of a cool character, Glen is OK and Maggie is hot.. but outside of that.. I really don't care if they killed off each and every one of these characters.

    I just don't know if there's any ground they can cover that hasn't already been covered extensively. Do they eventually leave the prison and run into another group with another maniacal leader? Would that be interesting to anyone? That's all that's left.

    Throw in some worthless characters for zombie food/murder bait, start a little in-group tension. kill off one or two major characters per season, rinse and repeat.

    And would be laughable for the Gov to come back with a rag-tag group of criminals.

    Mr. Show was fine television though. I'll tell you that much for sure.
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  9. Alex1939

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    Surprised at the reactions here.

    I thought that was a very strong premiere and really one of the better overall episodes of the series. I really liked the story with Rick and the crazy lady. The action part of Daryl's crew was also really good.

    Gave me a lot of hope for this new showrunner, think this season could be the best.
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  10. Alex1939

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    I highly recommend watching it. Thought it was very strong episode. The slight time jump really helped with the atmosphere.