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Old 02-20-2013, 10:45 AM   #181
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Mine about Merle dying? Not a spoiler. 100% speculation from me. I've never read the comics. I would bet money on it happening though based on the pattern of character development on this show.
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:18 PM   #182
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The start to next week's episode has to be very intense.. just got out of a shootout and Merle shows up. Oh lawd I can't wait. I really wish Michonne talked more, I'm trying to root for her but she makes it very hard
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:34 PM   #183
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He's not long for the show. His slight redemption and eventual death will be another predictable character arc in this show. I'm still watching but when the most likable characters are Glen and friggin Carol, there is a problem.

Maybe the video game just raised my expectations a bit too high when it comes to Walking Dead storytelling. I realize there are limitations to what you can do on a tv show.
I can't really figure out what direction the show will go with Merle's character but i just hope he stays on the show for at least a little. He gives the show a sense of humor.

As far as the most likable characters. I think Daryl is the most likable character. Especially after the last episode.
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:35 PM   #184
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I thought it was going to be Andrea coming to the rescue with a bunch of grenades and machine guns to help out her old group. Oh well.
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:46 PM   #185
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He's not long for the show. His slight redemption and eventual death will be another predictable character arc in this show. I'm still watching but when the most likable characters are Glen and friggin Carol, there is a problem.

Maybe the video game just raised my expectations a bit too high when it comes to Walking Dead storytelling. I realize there are limitations to what you can do on a tv show.

I also started watching after finished the game. One of the best I ever played. Completely better than a show, even tho season 3 is really good.
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Old 02-20-2013, 04:38 PM   #186
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I can't really figure out what direction the show will go with Merle's character but i just hope he stays on the show for at least a little. He gives the show a sense of humor.

As far as the most likable characters. I think Daryl is the most likable character. Especially after the last episode.
You're right. I forgot about Darryl. But Rick? Carl? cliche-spouting Herschel? girl #1 and girl #2? The rest? Boring or unlikable. If you're not focusing on the "surviving in this harsh world" aspect (season 1), you need to develop your damn characters. This is where season 2 failed and, IMO, season 3 is doing only a margnially better job.
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Old 02-20-2013, 06:54 PM   #187
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Mine about Merle dying? Not a spoiler. 100% speculation from me. I've never read the comics. I would bet money on it happening though based on the pattern of character development on this show.

Yeah, that, but good, it's only your speculation. Isn't losing a hand enough? It's true about the redemption character arc for some shows, but I hope he doesn't follow that pattern. If they do kill him off, then I hope it's for something like saving Daryl's life or another good character's life. I think he could add an interesting dynamic to the group if they keep him around.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:12 PM   #188
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Bro, the agenda here was to keep it a strictly television discussion. You shouldn't be encouraging comic talk. Didn't you see sixerfan get ripped for it in this thread? I like sixerfan but I got to agree with the others on this one, keeping it strictly TV has made the discussion alot more engaging and the TV show alot more suspensful

I wouldn't really call that being 'ripped', let's be real, this is words on the internet, it's not like im losing sleep over some shmuck on the internet who doesn't like me lol

But, the arguments made against me could go either way.

I disagree with your last comment, the show has been back on for almost 2 weeks now and this thread was buried when I looked for it, clearly it's lost it's appeal to many.
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Old 02-21-2013, 05:44 AM   #189
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I thought it was going to be Andrea coming to the rescue with a bunch of grenades and machine guns to help out her old group. Oh well.

Hopefully when Adrea shows up at the prison next week she will bring that big bag of guns with her
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:36 PM   #190
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:47 PM   #191
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I'm surprised that people are still trying to watch this show. After season one it's been just brutal outside of a couple moments.
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:56 PM   #192
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I'm surprised that people are still trying to watch this show. After season one it's been just brutal outside of a couple moments.
I forgot we all had the same preferences.
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:59 PM   #193
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I'm surprised that people are still trying to watch this show. After season one it's been just brutal outside of a couple moments.
I still watch it because I find the concept interesting and there's so much potential in a serialized version of it. But yeah, my interest keeps dropping with every episode. Loved the first season, loved the first two or so episodes of season 2 and then it all went downhill at the farmhouse and hasn't really recovered. For a story that hasn't really been done on TV before, they sure are making it in the most generic way possible and wasting all that potential.
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Old 02-24-2013, 09:00 PM   #194
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I forgot we all had the same preferences.
Valid enough point, but the fact is that a lot of the people who are continuing to try to make this show work for them are the same ones who have been bitching about it since season one. Hence why I just don't get it.

And it's not a matter of preference that the overall quality of the show has declined since season one. That sentiment is pretty much universal.
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I still watch it because I find the concept interesting and there's so much potential in a serialized version of it. But yeah, my interest keeps dropping with every episode. Loved the first season, loved the first two or so episodes of season 2 and then it all went downhill at the farmhouse and hasn't really recovered. For a story that hasn't really been done on TV before, they sure are making it in the most generic way possible and wasting all that potential.
Season two was abhorrent. Just terrible. I don't care what your tastes are, it was poorly written and poorly executed. I tried season three but I'm done.

It hasn't reached the depths of the Killing yet, but it's well on its way.
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