Walking Dead Calm Before Recap: shocking, wild, spectacular


Carol (Melissa McBride), Henry (Matt Lintz) and Ezekiel (Khary Payton) have a happy family meeting.
Image: Gene Page (AMC)

Guys, I was not so stunned by the episode Walking Dead so long. I mean, I was pleasantly surprised when the zombie with Jesus broke Jesus, I enjoyed the rudeness of the Whispers and Motorcyclists, and I liked the unusual way that Rick was taken. But tonight's episode was just fantastic – and it was over, so shocking that my jaw fell down literally.

Two things: the first one is me Honestly Before reading this summary, suggest that you look at "The Calm Before". I'm sure I told you this once or twice before other good episodes, though manI could not think of it anymore.

The second thing that happened in the fourth season, I ended up with Rick Guverner, who showed the moment of "Red Weddings", mainly because of how violence was and how many characters were killed – besides being incredible, a terrible shot of a child Judithin car seat is covered with blood. I would like to repeal this because, although he was really violent, the fight was not shocking; we knew that the governor would come and that the battle would come. And surely, we are also known that whispers will come into confusion with the communities that took Lidia, and we all suspect that this will happen during a big fair, because people are at Walking Dead they can not have nice things.

But I could never imagine that it it will happen – so surprisingly and so tragic, it matches Game of Thrones"A red marriage is better than anything else.

Enough of my prologue. We are talking about a proposition of a play that focused on a couple that we have not seen before and who turns to their anniversaries. They find Hilltop, the lady makes a wooden coin with the inscription "H" for "Home" or "Hilltop", the guy likes them and says that everyone will adore them and go to the fair with a box of "H" coins. It's so sunny and happy to know that they will die. Truly, on the way to the fair, but we also see that Alpha scalped the lady to get blond hair.

This is a micro version of the entire episode, because everyone begins to be unbelievably happy to be on the long-awaited fair of new beginnings. There is a lot of trading, Earl and Siddiq are led by forging and CPR workshops and there is even an Eugene dunk tank, which is pretty amazing. Community leaders gather to talk about the new threat of whispers and have decided to reunite – attack one community declared an attack on everything, like a kind of apocalyptic NATO. They sign the pact on which Ezekiel sat, and Michonne even says that Gabriel is the leader of the Alexandrian Council he to sign it, not her. And then they are very cleverly agree that since Whisperers have attacked Hilltop for revenge for Lydie's rescue, each community should send some warriors to defend it – right away. All right.

Nadine Marissa and Jerry (Cooper Andrews) have a happy family moment.
Image: Gene Page (AMC)

The worst thing that's happening at the fair is that the shitheads that kept this zombie in the cave and Henry got drunk are still crap, and lie to Lydia that Henry really is Addy, an unusual teenager with glasses, So Lydia he has no choice with Henry. And then we see the Alpha inside the Hilltop, which carries the hair and hat from a blonde and is unaware.

Shit from teenage years is quickly resolved – Lydia pushed the goat's shit into their faces very well, and Henry straightens things with her – and, uh, I think Alpha thing is sorted out in some way. We see her presenting to King Ezekiel, who asks her to take her to help find winter clothes in a very mean way. Later, Alpha grabbed Lydia from the movie night and talked to her daughter about how she became too weak to survive, and the camera quickly sheds, which means her mother killed Lydia.

But first! The warriors sent to Hilltop, including Daryl, Carol, Michonne, and the New Kids Yumiko head, meet a broken pair of couples from the opening. As Hilltop still needs defense, the others move forward, and the four follow the Whisperers' path, in the hope that their people are still alive. They are not, and everything Walking Dead Pro team work is to be caught by Whisperers who are not very mysterious killing them. (Even Beta stops and makes sure everyone knows that you have to give us a girl.)

In fact, Alpha takes Daryl to a small trip and shows her a flock, oh, I think there are thousands of zombies. She says that her people are among them and can lead them. This seems completely absurd – how many people can there be? Are they making changes? How can they keep the herds so big together? But this is the level of nonsense I like to see Walking Dead. Alpha has a zombie equivalent of an atomic bomb and this is very fun.

Connie (Lauren Ridloff) has a happy meeting with her sister Kelly (Angel Theory).
Image: Gene Page (AMC)

The last thing Alpha tells Daryl before leaving him alone is that the demarcation of the territories is now: there is a line and whispers are the owners of the south. All the main characters must stick to the north. When Daryl asks where the line is, all that Alpha says will be: "You will know." She does not joke.

Because the line is marked with several cut heads on wooden tips. Ozzy, Head of Highwaymen (I think). Some others. Early wife Tammy. Teenage jerk Ronnie. Teenager without addiction.



And finally … Henry.

That's … it is crazy. In any case, this is the biggest elimination of the main show since Negan killed Abraham and Glenn, and this surprise was destroyed by this stupid jumper. That was shocking. I was surprised that the presentation gave us no hint about what would happen until the group first spotted the distance from the head.

Then she masterminded the identity of her head with the souvenirs of the characters in the kingdom they were looking for: Earl did not find Tammy. Gabriel asks Tara to discuss something. Alden watches the crowd on the stage, but he is disappointed that his girlfriend Enid is not there. Finally, we see that Lydia came to Ezekiel, worried and told him that her mom was in. It turns out that both are fine. But back in the present, Daryl goes to Carol, ask her not to look, but look at him instead. The camera is so slowly revealed that Henry is the last head.

Poor, kind, stupid, horny Henry.

The performance brought him to the foreground since the time jump, making his death hard – exactly as the show wanted it. Even if you thought he was an idiot, we spent so much time in his character as he tried to do the right thing, over and over again, that his killing is still a great surprise. That it's just a child is tragic. And the fact that Carol loved her as a son, and that he must feel sorry for losing another child … which makes him personally.

Alden (Callan McAullife) and Enid (Katelyn Nacon) share a happy moment together.
Image: Gene Page (AMC)

I have no idea how Alpha – and possibly some co-workers – managed to squeeze all these people out of the kingdom when someone noticed it. It's nonsense because he asks Joker Dark knight– the height of omnipotence to happen. But I do not care. This scene is so well recorded, so well organized and so fantastically working at all levels to rank among the very, very best moments of the show. It's a type of scene that could make some of those millions of people who stopped watching Walking Dead after years of recording back into, and, probably, deservedly so.

The ninth season had some ups and downs, but there were many more climbs than falls. The fact that this season, which Angela Kang got as a showrunner, should be lost to no one. The fact that she managed to reverse the performance, and at the same time incorporate the loss of the main character of the series, is simply astounding. Really, I think this may be my favorite season of the concert. It was accepted for a million years, so my memory of the early days is foggy, but The walked dead this season was so good that I actually gathered more people who did not watch! I spent the last few years and wanted to be able to stop watching myself!

This episode does not end with the disclosure of victims. Instead, it ends with the speech of Siddiq, who was also caught, but the whispers left him alive to tell others about the horrors they had experienced with others. (I think that the cut heads on the sticks could be enough, but anything.) Instead, Siddiq tells everyone how important things are that the communities have just rebuilt. Although those who died, they came from different colonies, although some did not even know each other, they fought together, and they were also protected when they were convicted.

This community message makes sense, yes, but it's really good not to deny everything we've been watching this season, which was one of the The Walking Dead's the most unpleasant habits. Progress made by characters no lost or does not seem. Of course, maybe it will immediately go to hell the next episode, but I do not think so. I think that the pact that everyone has done has just been confirmed by the Whispers, and I think they will be united in their fight against this crowd of wackers who play corpses. And that's something I'm really excited about.

Lydia (Cassady McClincy) and Henry (Matt Lintz) share a happy kiss. That's their last one.
Image: Jackson Lee Davis (AMC)

Various Music:

  • The fair is presented so safely and happily and perfectly literally girl at one point.
  • Another example is Judith and Jerry, who pretend to be a tiger and only regularly murmur against each other. So crazy wonderful.
  • Ozzy from the highway is pretty philosophical about what is the one who carries someone on the face and is delighted with the zombie. "Strange days, strange ways to cope." You will miss me, Ozzy, on the assumption that it's you.
  • I did not legitimately realize that Alpha, who long wore a wig in the kingdom. It cleans nice, literally! Also, I believe she found somewhere false eyelashes and hung them on rainy days?
  • Shit. When Tara and Jesus are dead, who will lead Hilltop? Daryl? Carol? Rosita? Eugene? Somebody else? This place is in there problems.
  • Connie announces to her sister Kelly how she saw a child in trouble, indicating she had and lost her own child. I doubt that Earl would want to be a single father, when Tammy is gone, so Connie might get the chance.
  • Two other things that made Henry's death so effective is that when Carol becomes concerned about the episode, he will literally go there to find him because he is missing, but at the moment he rides with Michonne and Daryl and others. Carol is so relieved! And then the moment Ezekiel realized: "Our son took a girlfriend tonight into movies tonight" – and he and Carol were really happy to be able to do this moment. All this is to increase the divergence of Henry's death and be done completely.
  • I also like that whispers just skipped their heads Right enough to preserve intact brains. All heads slowly moved the jaws up and down, making the scene even more terrible.
  • Oh, "H" wooden coins existed just to be able to place Enid next to Henry's stick. It still does not make sense for anyone to make only coins with "H" on them, and not other letters, but I thought that "H" for Henry is fine at the end. I fully realize that in a worse episode, I would be alarmed by this.
  • So we did not see what kind of movie they were watching, but the show featured a cartoon titled "Quack a-Doodle Doo", which is real and you can see the link. This is Baby Huey, a big baby duck that is without a joke, basically a stupid adult with a nappy fetish. It's not funny at all, despite the fact that the crowd in the show laughs. It's terrible. If this were my first theater viewing in about a decade of survival of the apocalypse, I would probably also become an aspetter myself.

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