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  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 31, 2010
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
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  • Summary: Rick along with the people of Alexandria, Hilltop, and The Kingdom prepare for war against Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and his Saviors in the eighth season of the zombie drama.
  • Genre(s): Drama, Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Suspense, Science Fiction

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  1. Reviewed by: Bernard Boo
    Oct 9, 2017
    90
    Its brisk pacing, big action, and focus on the camaraderie between the Alexandria, Hilltop, and Kingdom survivors makes for super entertaining television which makes you feel good without trivializing the drama. ... The episode offers more than popcorn-movie thrills and chills, however. Balancing out the mayhem is an understated, poignant father-son moment between Rick and Carl.
  2. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Oct 19, 2017
    63
    Well-done, but then TWD is always well-done. What’s missing is the thrill of surprise, or the shock of surprise. “Mercy” at least offers a hint that one may be coming.
  3. Reviewed by: Mike Hale
    Oct 19, 2017
    40
    The urge to expand the story beyond the constant flight from mindless flesh-munchers is understandable. But much of the dread, as well as emotional urgency, has gone out of the show in the process. ... The staging of the action in the season premiere, in which Rick, Maggie and XXX lead an attack on the Saviors compound, feels well below the show’s previous standard, like Michael Bay on a bad day.
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  1. Positive: 15 out of 44
  2. Negative: 21 out of 44
  1. Oct 23, 2017
    10
    از همون اول شاهکار بود فقط فصل هفتم گند زد ولی مطمئنا این فصل شاهکار هست.نکته ی دیگه که خیلی این سریال رو مورد انتظار میکنه ریک و نیگان هستش واز همون اول شاهکار بود فقط فصل هفتم گند زد ولی مطمئنا این فصل شاهکار هست.نکته ی دیگه که خیلی این سریال رو مورد انتظار میکنه ریک و نیگان هستش و داستان فوق العادش .ولی باید روی صحنه های اکشن بیشتر کار کنه. Expand
  2. Nov 4, 2017
    10
    Look at all these racist trolls giving it a 0/10 just because there's a Muslim character. How is that criticism at all? Siddiq has been in theLook at all these racist trolls giving it a 0/10 just because there's a Muslim character. How is that criticism at all? Siddiq has been in the comics for 4 years, now he's in the show. It's the first Muslim the show has ever had. If you don't like Muslims, then don't bother playing any video games or watching any TV show because all of them have a Muslim. Racist idiots. Expand
  3. Mar 26, 2018
    9
    I love this show but is really getting bad. I give it a positive review in hopes that it will regain its lost glory. They introduce such aI love this show but is really getting bad. I give it a positive review in hopes that it will regain its lost glory. They introduce such a great bad guy, Neegan, and then they ruin the same show with a whole bunch of SUPER SJW garbage. The cast looks like a college brochure at this point, they just need a woman wearing a Nijab talking about allah(because that is required in all SJW stuff) and to dedicate a season to a transgender character exploring their relationship with a non binary gender fluid Rick Grimes for this show to truly lose me. I realize that hollywood is in such an absurdly liberal bubble but still you would think at one point someone would say hey guys don't you think all this super progressive SJW grabage might lose the rest of America? Expand
  4. Jan 16, 2018
    4
    I have watched every season of the show since it came out and I have been along for the entire journey. I read the comics and was excited toI have watched every season of the show since it came out and I have been along for the entire journey. I read the comics and was excited to see Negan in action. He is my favourite in the comic because he is menacing but very likeable at the same time. TV version? just annoying as **** How did they manage to completely ruin one of the greatest fiction villains ever created? Expand
  5. Feb 26, 2018
    2
    I can't take it anymore!! I am done as of the first episode of the 2nd half of season 8. Do these writers know what the heck they are doingI can't take it anymore!! I am done as of the first episode of the 2nd half of season 8. Do these writers know what the heck they are doing anymore? The going back and forth about killing and not killing is getting VERY annoying! In any TV show or movie when you have a bunch of "mini bosses" or "bosses", you want to see them die in the worst way because they have been such a pain in the rear to the protagonists. Not in the Walking Dead. You get stupid lines like, "Don't do it, we aren't like them." "It isn't worth it". Really?!! Give me a break. The show has become so unsatisfying to say the least. So they are telling Morgan not to kill one of Negan's main guys who has caused a lot of grief for everyone. Why? No idea. They had no problem killing all the other people. But noooooo, not the main guy. THAT is the one guy YOU DO KILL!! Sigh! Or when One eye boy is dying and telling Rick to be peaceful and not be the way he is. REALLY?!! You really think you can reason with a person like Negan and have him leave you alone? Amazingly inane writing. I have never read the comics but if this is from the comics, then the comics are dumb too. I am officially done with this titanic of a show. I hope it loses the rest of the few people left watching it. Expand
  6. Apr 9, 2018
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Negan is a cold blooded killer. He has slain the show completely. That is not to say the show wasn't struggling to find itself in the 2 seasons prior to Negan. However, the Negan/Savior story line has been about as bad as bad can get. The writers should be ashamed of themselves. I have been buying the seasons on Amazon for the last few years; however, I am out after the season finale that I have already paid for.

    At this point, it would be wise for AMC to plan out and announce the end game for this show. If they announced that there were 2 more seasons to complete it, some people might stick around.

    The high point of Season 8 has been the killing off of Carl. This was more overdue than the demise of Negan. The many low points are all basically the same...inane, poorly thought out, senseless "attacks" involving the careless discharge of semi-automatic weapons. There is at least one in every episode.

    The best bullet maker is Eugene, he has come up with a way to make 1.000's of ammo rounds that have the uncanny ability to dodge all major characters.

    As season 8 comes to a close, I believe a good 98% of the audience is now on Team Zombie. It really takes talent to get America rooting for the zombies.
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  7. Oct 23, 2017
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Please make it stop. The writing on this show is absolutely terrible. From past seasons they know they don't have to write a thinking person's script. All they have to do is create cartoon characters with writing to match (we're talking 1970s cartoons here) and concentrate on cool zombie makeup. The zombie makeup and effects are the only thing still good on the show.

    Funniest things:
    1) The artsy fartsy stuff in s08e01 attempted to mimic the scene composition of breaking bad or better call saul... it was a laughable attempt.
    2) their car "armor" made from thin pieces of sheet metal and fiberglass roof panels ain't gonna stop bullets.
    3) neegan came out and all they had to do was shoot him. he was maybe 30 yards away.
    4) for being warriors and survivalists, they like to waste ammo shooting windows
    5) they blew up the RV and neegan decided to run out the front door towards the people trying to kill him. his building wasn't even on fire. where were all his gang members? also, he hid in that trailer and didn't even lock the door.

    Lazy lazy lazy lazy lazy writing.
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