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Eugene is forced to step up when a run led by Glenn goes awry. Back at Alexandria, Carol uncovers a secret.

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Glenn, Noah, Tara, Eugene, Aiden and Nicholas head in a van to a building material warehouse to get equipment to repair the electric grid. However, Aiden accidentally causes a tragedy in the group. Abraham and his group are collecting wall to expand the compound when they are attacked by walkers. His leadership saves Francine and achieves an extra work load from the group. Carol has a conversation with Sam and discovers that Pete beats on Jessie and Sam. Meanwhile, Gabriel seems to be mad and poisons Deanna advising that Rick's group is evil and she should have not received them, and Maggie accidentally overhears his words. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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15 March 2015 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Introduces a new director; Jennifer Chambers Lynch. Daughter of director David Lynch and painter Peggy Lynch (Peggy Reavey). Her parents divorced when she was 6. See more »

Goofs

Abraham's security setup is bad, both in terms of walker and human threat. This, coupled with his lack of understanding the experience of his crew with guns and dealing with walkers, unintentionally casts doubt that he was ever in the military (much less a sergeant). See more »

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Reg Monroe: [Noah talks to Reg Monroe about Alexandria] Sorry I'm late. The power's out again. How is it that you called this extremely early morning meeting, yet I'm the one bringing breakfast?
Noah: 'Cause you're a good guy?
Reg Monroe: The evidence seems to go in that direction. What's up?
Noah: Can we start, meeting in the mornings?
Reg Monroe: So I can bring you steel-cut oatmeal and ask you why we're meeting?
Noah: So you can teach me how to build things.
Reg Monroe: You want to be an architect?
Noah: I want to make sure those walls stay up.
Reg Monroe: Do ...
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Referenced in The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far (2016) See more »

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The Walking Dead Theme
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Written by Bear McCreary
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Season 5 is the new best season
21 March 2015 | by See all my reviews

this episode really opened my eyes, and made me see that.T This episode was one I'll always remember. Now let's dissect the episode:

ACTING: 10/10: The acting was as always, top notch. Steven Yeun killed it, and really made the episode as good as it was. Noah was also top notch, as was Aiden, for some bits.

DIALOGUE: 9/10: The dialogue was pretty good in this episode, what they said made sense, and it worked with the situation. Pretty good.

PLOT: 10/10: The plot maintains itself throughout the episode and fits within itself perfectly throughout all 45 minutes. Very tightly crafted, and well written.

DIRECTING: 9/10: The directing was also pretty good, and was very effective for the episode

SCORE: 3/5: The Walking Dead never had a great score, but it fit with the episode, but there were no tracks i'm going to remember

EFFECTS: 5/5: Romero-Style zombie deaths. All i gotta say.

ORIGINALITY: 4/5: Not a new story line for the zombie genre, but added new elements, that wasn't in the comic, and the spinning door is one of the greatest uses of practical things in this apocalypse we've gotten

CINEMATOGRAPHY: 4/5: Everything looked good

ENTERTAINMENT: 5/5: The deaths were particular highlights, but I was never bored during the episode and was always on the edge of my seat waiting to see what was going to happen next, which deserves a perfect score.

EDITING: 4/5: Not much to say. Effective.

REWATCHABILITY: 5/5: This will be an episode all TWD fans will remember and rewatch FOR YEARS. Truly a masterpiece.

I give this episode a 93%, or a 9.3/10. An almost perfect episode, with very little things to complain about. Gimple is taking full control of the story and crafting it into an int resting direction, and getting damn good writers to help him on the way


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