The Walking Dead - TV series (US pace, SPOILERS!) Page 199

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  • challenge_hanukkah 27 Nov 2018 14:20:28 10,005 posts
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    I thought the ninja stuff seemed a bit a silly and unbelievable. Well, relatively unbelievable given it's a show with zombies.

    It just seemed to be an unnecessarily elaborate and dangerous way of taking down the zombies that left then open to attack. They aren't blocking your strikes, just twat them in the head.
  • IronGiant 27 Nov 2018 15:25:40 5,860 posts
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    Psychotext wrote:
    Was a bit of a waste of a very cool character.
    His character has been wasted from the start in this, he maybe cool in the comics but for the show they made him dull and a wimp until now!
  • Baihu1983 27 Nov 2018 15:28:30 10,817 posts
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    IronGiant wrote:
    Psychotext wrote:
    Was a bit of a waste of a very cool character.
    His character has been wasted from the start in this, he maybe cool in the comics but for the show they made him dull and a wimp until now!
    The last show runner really ruined the material he had to work with.
  • Baihu1983 9 Feb 2019 06:41:14 10,817 posts
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    They won't have many left at this rate

    https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/walking-dead-danai-gurira-exit-1184189
  • KnuttinAtoll 3 Mar 2019 09:31:19 6,870 posts
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    Question.

    Watched up to S7 and thought poorly of it overall.

    Netflix finally added S8 and having watched the first two episodes last night (which were a mix of comical awfulness and pure boredom), and reading a good few spoilery 1/10 reviews I'm seriously wondering is it really worth bothering with the series anymore.

    It seems judging from the ratings that S8 picks up in the second half, but then it'll be over soon after and I have to wait another year or more until S9 appears.

    Is it worth persevering going through quite a few shit episodes to get to the better stuff? Am wondering if those better rated episodes are still shit as people just dropped their expectations over time.
  • Frogofdoom 3 Mar 2019 09:34:17 12,164 posts
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    Not really, if you didn't like the best of the series then nothing will change your view
  • KnuttinAtoll 3 Mar 2019 09:41:13 6,870 posts
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    I loved the series until about S6ish.

    Wife and I were debating whether we should keep watching even the terrible stuff, based on where we currently are there are maybe half a dozen duds to come still. S9 seems an improvement though judging from the ratings.
  • Frogofdoom 3 Mar 2019 09:45:59 12,164 posts
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    Oh it is better, sorry I read your post and thought you hadn't enjoyed it.

    I would power through then, the current episodes are pretty interesting.
  • KnuttinAtoll 3 Mar 2019 10:13:41 6,870 posts
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    Good to hear. Will give it a try.
  • AddyJB 3 Mar 2019 10:15:31 1,199 posts
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    Season 8 was terrible in comparison to other seasons. Season 9 has been a return to some form.
  • KnuttinAtoll 3 Mar 2019 10:39:32 6,870 posts
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    Might try not to binge on it too much then to bridge the gap between now and whenever S9 is released.

    Was 99% sure I'd abandon the series after S7 even but somehow it's proving difficult - I suppose that carrot in the form of more positive reviews of future episodes is working its magic.
  • BigOrkWaaagh 11 Mar 2019 22:10:11 8,449 posts
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    I just realised that Beta is Opie from Sons of Anarchy.

    Sons spoiler:Maybe it's the same universe and it's not actually a mask!
  • AddyJB 11 Mar 2019 22:31:10 1,199 posts
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    @BigOrkWaaagh

    Lol he's pretty decent as Beta so far.
  • Humperfunk 25 Mar 2019 22:16:53 7,926 posts
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    Anyone still watching? Oof some ending.
  • Frogofdoom 25 Mar 2019 22:29:07 12,164 posts
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    Yeah, it was brutal.
  • BigOrkWaaagh 25 Mar 2019 22:42:06 8,449 posts
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    Yeah that was one of the best moments they've had for a while. Hope they take it to the whisperers!
  • Frogofdoom 25 Mar 2019 22:45:06 12,164 posts
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    Finale next week isnt it? Would imagine something big is coming.
  • AddyJB 26 Mar 2019 00:47:29 1,199 posts
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    Twas a great episode. I would of preferred a major character to get offed but it was quite the cull as it was lol.
  • Mola_Ram 26 Mar 2019 07:47:50 19,365 posts
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    I'm somewhat tempted to start watching again (I stopped at the great "who is Negan going to kill? FIND OUT NEXT SEASON!" cliffhanger), as I've heard that the show is getting better. And I love so many of the characters from the comics, particularly Ezekiel.

    But I think I might skip a season or so, because my tolerance for bullshit - especially bullshit related to Negan - is pretty low.
  • Baihu1983 26 Mar 2019 10:00:59 10,817 posts
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    So yeah going off reviews this season has been a return to form. Worth getting through the previous season to catch up?
  • Load_2.0 26 Mar 2019 10:18:29 28,799 posts
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    It was the right move to do a time skip. Though I didn't think so at the start.

    I've only caught the odd episode here and there but last night was enough to lure me back in.
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