Category: The Walking Dead

Can societal constructs such as altruism and civility survive in the wake of a zombie apocalypse? The Walking Dead follows a small band of survivors led by Rick Grimes as they try to make sense of the new world order. The hit drama put AMC on the map, and Dimitri has reviewed every episode of the first three seasons as well the two Web series.

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The Walking Dead 1.01: Days Gone Bye

“Look, I ask. You answer. It’s common courtesy, right?” I love the implications of this line. Following the virtual collapse of human civilisation at the decaying hands of flesh-eating corpses

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The Walking Dead 1.02: Guts

“I don’t think those rules apply anymore. Do you?” Rick’s got a point. It’s no use pretending our old laws and principles hold the same when civilisation as we know it

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The Walking Dead 1.03: Tell It to the Frogs

“Tell It to the Frogs” is an odd episode in that I spent most of the hour waiting for it to start. You wouldn’t believe the amount of time I invested

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The Walking Dead 1.04: Vatos

As I was watching “Vatos”, a thought occurred to me: maybe the series’ title (that’s The Walking Dead for those of you with short attention, uh, whatever) doesn’t refer

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The Walking Dead 1.05: Wildfire

“We don’t kill the living.” Every time I hear that line in a promotional spot for AMC’s The Walking Dead by AMC because you’re watching AMC, I get

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The Walking Dead 1.06: TS-19

The Walking Dead reminds me of my first love in that, as head over heels as I may be for the show, I still find myself underestimating it from time to time. Take, for example

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The Walking Dead 2.01: What Lies Ahead

I’d be remiss in my review of “What Lies Ahead” if I didn’t include a rant about some of the behind-the-scenes shenanigans that have plagued production. First

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The Walking Dead 2.02: Bloodletting

The latest episode of The Walking Dead, “Bloodletting”, starts with a much-needed flashback in which Lori explains why she’s such an insufferable whiner. As it turns out

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The Walking Dead 2.03: Save the Last One

We all knew it had to happen: somebody at some point was going to do something despicable. It’s worth noting that Deputy Walsh offers to…

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The Walking Dead 2.04: Cherokee Rose

One of my biggest complaints with The Walking Dead last season pertained to the haphazard pace of the series, which would deliver

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