The Walking Dead opens the ninth season with a new showrunner, Angela Kang, an equally new opening song, the output Damocles sword of Rick Grimes scene, competition in his own spin-off TWD Fear and a deluge of prejudices.
With great difficulty we arrived at the final of this eighth season of The Walking Dead, a final round which the hype was not great either, that partly has not complied with the high expectations, but overall it could have been much worse.
While avoiding spoilers like a minefield, Sunday night – direct cause of Wrestlemania – I glimpsed on social commentary to the episode of The Walking Dead during the American airing. Enthusiastic. On the one hand I thought that as usual they put the turbo before the finale, on the other, I decided to take it with a grain of salt. In hindsight, and despite positive ratings are not missed, I was right to not flatter myself.
Directly or indirectly, in this episode all face grief, near or far it's over time. An episode traveling slow, Maybe the pace will not ever take, but in the last 20 minutes we awaken from ropes torpor and touches from initial annoyance.
Maybe we put more effort in trying to please us the episodes, that the authors to make them interesting and credible. Of events that could make this a good episode, worth remembering the first seasons, There were two: the battle with the Saviors led by Simon and the zombie attack. Unfortunately both develop between nonsense continues and ends leaving a bad taste in my mouth.
This second half of the season like a zig-zag between strokes on the right track and skidding off the road. In spite of the clash drive between Rick and Negan, "The Key" brings the show to a straight path, exactly as happened two weeks ago with “The Lost and the Plunderers”. A violent face-off between Rick and Negan, the appearance of new characters, but most of all a true development that affects them and the plot.
Will state for the climate from Oscar night, but the last episode of The Walking Dead has finally been good and we succeeded without disturbing deaths or shootings by forty minutes uninterrupted, proving that it's not the size of the event to determine the quality.
Honor. This is the title of the Mid-Season premiere of The Walking Dead and it was easy to understand who and what she meant after the surprising and disappointing twist of Mid-Season finale that much controversy aroused during break.
Mid-Season finale promo promised fire and flames. In fact there have been gunshots and explosions, nor is a lack of (almost) death shock in the final minutes of the episode, a must now for the mid season of The Walking Dead. As shown by previous episodes, all this is not enough.