[Note: This post contains spoilers for the December 2 episode of AMC's "The Walking Dead."]
Going into Sunday night's episode – the last one until February – it was assumed that "The Walking Dead" would go out with a bang.
Before returning to the action in Woodbury, we were introduced to an entirely new group, led by Tyreese, who found their way into the prison basement. They would later be led to the main level by Carl, who locked them up in a separate cell block. Carl has taken a leadership role with Rick out of the picture.
[Editor's Note: This post contains spoilers for the November 25 episode of AMC's "The Walking Dead."]
The long-awaited meeting of Michonne and Rick's group finally took place on Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead." Despite the fact that her early exposure to them was somewhat Governor-esque, she spilled the beans about Woodbury.
It could have very well been Michonne's observation of how the group cared for each other - like when Rick reunited with Carol - that convinced her she could trust them enough to tell them about the Governor's town.
[Editor's Note: This post contains spoilers for the November 18 episode of AMC's "The Walking Dead."]
Last season, "The Walking Dead" was sometimes criticized for poor pacing, with the plot slowly moving forward from week to week.
But Sunday night's episode was a prime example of why one can't fault the writers for that this season.
[Editor's Note: This post contains spoilers for the November 11 episode of AMC's "The Walking Dead."]
I'm not one to cry easily from stories projected on a screen, but this show has done it to me twice.
The first time was brought on by the season one anguish of a father forced to put down his undead wife, and the second time was just last week, when Rick lost his wife to a post-apocalyptic C-section.
[Editor's Note: This post contains spoilers for the November 4 episode of "The Walking Dead" - you've been warned!]
Sunday night's episode opened yet again from the point of view of two Walkers. They were drawn away by an unknown person (perhaps the same person watching Carol a few weeks ago?) so that he could cut open a hole in the prison gate and place a deer's heart in front of it.
While the main action this week took place in the prison, there were some developments in Woodbury as well, such as the Governor's successful attempt to convince Andrea to stay "one or two days longer." Michonne – who does "are you kidding me?" better than anyone – wasn't exactly thrilled with this news.
Meanwhile, Merle requested to go on a mission to find his brother Daryl.
Right out of the gate, Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead" answered one of the series' big burning questions.
Just what was that helicopter that seemed to be patrolling the Georgia countryside? That chopper was carrying several soldiers, who had escaped a military base overrun by Walkers and the infected.
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