The Walking Dead: Remember

Photo From: AMC

Photo From: AMC

Would you remember?  If you lived like this group of people has lived over the past few seasons, would you remember how to live a safe life?  That is exactly what the group was tasked with in the latest episode.  The viewer is immediately thrust into the interviews that Deanna conducts and she asks Rick if he minds that the interview is filmed for transparency purposes. Rick seems to be skeptical of the entire set up.  Who would blame him?  These people in Alexandria have been in the safe zone the entire time.  Deanna seems to understand that they are weakened by not having people in the community that aren’t hardened survivalists and that is the reasoning she gives for bringing the group in. Continue reading

The Walking Dead: The Distance

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The episode opens with Aaron naively asking the group to join him and “audition” for a safe camp.  Now, there is no way that Aaron could know what the group has been through and while he makes the accurate assessment that Rick’s group would be valuable assets, he severely underestimates the level of paranoia about outsiders that is ingrained in the group.  He tries a joke, which fails.  Perhaps he could have left his name on the note attached to the water in the road…never mind, there is absolutely no way that Aaron was approaching the group without eliciting that exact reaction.  Aaron doesn’t really doesn’t do himself any favors either; he shows up with a loaded weapon and apparently, it’s not his call if they will be able to stay at the safe community. It is only his job to creep around, spying on the group until he believes he can convince them to return with him…as food? Continue reading