Well, tonight is the night.” All out War begins” .Rick and his merry band of zombie fighters have had just about all the shit they are willing to take off Negan and have decided to go to war over it. My biggest concern with the plan is why, oh why did they decide to do it on the same night as Wrestlemania!?!…..or at least bring the Undertaker to do the heavy lifting?!?
This season has taken a bit of grief in the press for being too violent. Others have said it has been too much of a soap opera. Working too much on inner personal relationships in the end of days instead of fighting zombies every episode. I think some people have been turned off by that fact that humans have begun to adjust to a world of zombies and as such we’re going to start meeting more people who aren’t trying to kill our little travelling troupe. This , of course, has made for more characters on the show which has irked some people. Ah well, can’t please everyone.
I’ve enjoyed this season so far. It’s been a well crafted story(for the most part. Looking at you garbage heap people) and has stayed true mostly to the nature of the comic. I’ve always liked that this show has been character driven, and did not strictly depend on gore for its drama factor. Somebody will probably die in this season finale and it will bother us because the show took the time to create and flesh out characters that we care about. That’s not a soap opera, that’s simply good story telling.
Few clips to hold you over until the finale.