The Walking Dead Recap: Brotherly Shove

The Walking Dead — both the show and its characters — are currently suffering from similar ailments: a lack of a game plan for how to move forward. They’re also both confronted with the same dilemma: Is it better for the group (and by that, I’m including the viewers at home) to stay put or to keep on moving?

Neither option will be satisfying unless the show decides what the point is of doing either. Rick’s group is in pure survival mode right now, which is causing them to make rash decisions. What’s interesting is that the Walking Dead could stand to be feeling a little more panicked, too. Last week’s mid-season premiere broke cable viewership records, its numbers disproportionate to the episode’s quality. Without any threat of cancellation on the horizon, the show seems content with leading us in circles. Read More...


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