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Old 10-26-2011, 11:49 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Theodore 'T-Dog' Douglas.

Can't believe AMC axed exec producer Frank Darabont though. So far the style and pacing is on par.

BTW: Did anyone notice the reference to Breaking Bad in the latest episode. Hint: Look closely at Merle's bag of meds Daryl grabs.


Oh ok just making sure. Yeah they are straying away from the story then. Thats good I like not knowing whats going to happen!!
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Old 10-26-2011, 12:10 PM   #32 (permalink)
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I've been really disappointed with the divergences from the comic. The senior home with the vato guards was particularly weak and unbelievable. Did not like the CDC season finale, and I don't like the fact that they rushed the explanation for the zombie plague into the first season, when it hasn't been explained in eight years of the comic. Merle Dixon, who is obviously going to be a replacement for The Governor (a replacement that was not needed, The governor was an interesting character without turning him into a 2-dimensional drug-addicted bigot) sucks.

I also thought that there was too much attempt to draw from 28 Days Later's atmosphere. Just cause Kirkman wrote a similar opening for his comic does not mean you to have to emulate and even outright lift some of the soundtrack. The Walking Dead stands on its own.

And T-Dog is a really lame stereotype- please let him not be a substitute for Tyreese, who was a great character without acting like he's a lost extra from a hip-hip video.

That said, the first episode of season 1 was great despite the black kid's terrible acting, and it had some very affective moments. The attack at camp and loss of Amy and later Jim, and Andrea's reaction, were engrossing and moving. Jeffrey DeMunn is a seasoned actor who adds a lot to the cast (as would veteran Michael Rooker if his character wasn't so stupid). I like the addition of Duane Dixon, and Norman Reedus' portrayal of the character is excellent.

Hopefully the arrival at the Green farm will signal a turn toward smarter writing. There's a lot of great material there to work with, waaay more than they will be able to fit even if the show goes ten seasons, so I don't understand the compulsion to add new subplots- is the creative team for the show just hellbent on making this their own?

Really looking forward to the prison, assuming they use that portion of the story (and they should). I've been a fan of this series for almost as long as it is in existence, and it deserves to be treated with respect, not mangled by moronic tv writers. Kirkman should be kicking their asses to stick with his general plotlines... I think he's got dollar signs in his eyes though.
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Old 10-26-2011, 02:14 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Wish I had all the comics, only read the synopsis of each of the 80+ issues. All I can say is that this comic/show pulls no strings. Main characters do die in the worst way possible and that's what makes this show what it is. Imagine what one would do in that setting. No more hot showers, beautiful girls (they're all zombified now), shopping in grocery stores, eating at Krispy Kremes or Taco Bell for that matter, no more internet, wearing the same smelly clothes, dayam...post apocalyptic life is great!

A book I'm finishing up is World War Z. Now that should take this genre to another level. Scheduled to be released May 2012.
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Old 10-26-2011, 02:40 PM   #34 (permalink)
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That to me is what makes the comics so great. No one is safe from the dead....or the living
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Old 10-31-2011, 02:53 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Last nights episode had more zombie killings, but we get to see character development.

Glen and Maggie possible romance.
Daryl and Andrea hunting for Sophia and joking about his itchy behind from getting lost in the woods when he was a kid while his dad was a deadbeat drunk and his brother Merl was in Juve Hall.
Rick and his wife discuss the possibility of Carl not making it.
Then we see Shane in his Taxi moment (shaving off his hair staring in the mirro) revealing a dark twist.

This episode sets up a lot.
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Old 10-31-2011, 02:58 PM   #36 (permalink)
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I think they took the wrong approach with Shane in season 1 by making him Rick's best buddy and going light on the very real tension that should have existed on Shane's part given the circumstances of having been banging Rick's wife and in fact even lied to her about his death (or lack thereof).

And now it feels like they're overcompensating by having him go batshit crazy this season. I mean the thing with Otis was RIDICULOUS. They were like twenty feet from the bus!
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Old 10-31-2011, 07:08 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Ya the Otis deal was bs. Even if he's slowing him down just get the stuff from him and if he ends up getting caught big deal.

The little boy is really slowing down the story too. Have him get better or die, I don't want to watch another episode of that crap. Darryls character seems to be shaping up pretty well. He's probably my favorite
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Old 10-31-2011, 07:26 PM   #38 (permalink)
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No the little girl is what's slowing down the season! I'm actually getting a big inpatient watching episode after episode of the same thing, I loved this show for the adventure and survival aspect that the first season brough, but the girl is gone... Move on.
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Old 10-31-2011, 07:39 PM   #39 (permalink)
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I can't believe they are going this way with the girl. Im sure she is going to be alive with some one else but come on don't drag it out for 4 episodes!!
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For a show that has so little episodes per season, they are really dragging some boring shit out.
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