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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby shortwave » Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:22 am

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i supose if a hord of zombies were about 20ft from you youd cut off your hand to get a way

just a idea who would like a crossed tv show?
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Galvatron X » Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:59 am

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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby shortwave » Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:05 pm

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it takes 5 minuts to cut one of those bars
still loving the series and the comics
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby The Legend » Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:07 pm

shortwave wrote:i supose if a hord of zombies were about 20ft from you youd cut off your hand to get a way


Trust me, it would take 30 seconds to cut through the steel. It would take hours to cut through your own arm [with the passing out and all].
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Just Negare » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:23 pm

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I love how it started. But I think since it started veering away from the comics its kinda loosing its momentum.

Like how in the most recent ep. those two girls were sitting out in the boat conversing while fishing, i thought it was a waste of space better used for zombie mayhem

But I do understand it can't be cheap to follow the comic's out and out zombie shenanigans.

However, I think some of the stuff they're doing, like the run in with the "gang" in the last episode, was a nice touch and its good to be surprised, because having somethign follow the comics religiously would make the whole thing kinda redundant.

Love "Guts" though!
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby MGrotusque » Fri Nov 26, 2010 9:33 pm

Great show. It's pretty wild that there is an actual show dedicated to a zombie apocalypse scenario taken an a serious level.
Well written and the acting is top notch. Not to mention the special effects themselves.
Another show worthy of mention is Dead Set. Super awesome zombie show that's ultra violent and has some of the more creative death scenes i've seen in a while. An intelligent contribution to the Zombie genre along with The walking Dead.
I make sure i'm at home to watch the Walking Dead every sunday for sure.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Mechabreaker » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:55 am

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Hey, it's been a while since I have posted on the site so I thought that I would reintroduce myself back onto this site, I just haven't had the time to post in any forums due to school, work, my laptop getting stolen and all sorts of good stuff...

But anywho, before I end up derailing this topic... "The Walking Dead" I just recently started reading the comic (as of last week) and just recently got into the show (as of last night via iTunes season pass) and I freaking love it! The acting is really great and the zombies, good god, the zombies look phenomenal! I have only watched the first two episodes so far and I honestly can say that this is the first TV show that I have truly, genuinely enjoyed in quite some time, I am going to watch the next three episodes over the course of the weekend so that I can be all caught up for episode 6 this Sunday! Oh, zombies can eat horses, we're saved! At least we are until we...f*cking run out of horses...
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Hip-Hoptimus Rime » Mon Dec 06, 2010 11:05 am

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About the latest episode, "TS-19": so the group's arrival at the CDC was a red herring at best, or just a worthless plot point at worst. I really thought that Jenner would tell the group that he needed tissue samples from a human that was recently turned zombie, and they would go back for Jim, the guy that was bitten and left behind at his own request.

This would made for a great episode- they would have had to deal with seeing one of their own as a walker, one they had only just left to "die", esp. shocking for Andrea. But they just blew up the CDC and that one lady, and moved on. I'm not sure what this episode accomplished, maybe I need to watch it again.

I'm concerned that this show is going to suffer from what happened to Lost- a great premise, strong out of the gate, but eventually mired in dead-end subplots and issues left unresolved. Still a great show now, though, looking forward to more.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Evil_the_Nub » Mon Dec 06, 2010 7:34 pm

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About the latest episode, "TS-19": so the group's arrival at the CDC was a red herring at best, or just a worthless plot point at worst. I really thought that Jenner would tell the group that he needed tissue samples from a human that was recently turned zombie, and they would go back for Jim, the guy that was bitten and left behind at his own request.

This would made for a great episode- they would have had to deal with seeing one of their own as a walker, one they had only just left to "die", esp. shocking for Andrea. But they just blew up the CDC and that one lady, and moved on. I'm not sure what this episode accomplished, maybe I need to watch it again.

I'm concerned that this show is going to suffer from what happened to Lost- a great premise, strong out of the gate, but eventually mired in dead-end subplots and issues left unresolved. Still a great show now, though, looking forward to more.

They did get a lot of information while they were there. Like how the infection works and that it's worldwide. I knew they couldn't stay there, it wouldn't be much of a show if they were safe underground the whole time.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Just Negare » Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:00 am

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Hip-Hoptimus Rime wrote:SPOILERS BELOW, I'm not tagging them bec. the whole post would be tagged.



















About the latest episode, "TS-19": so the group's arrival at the CDC was a red herring at best, or just a worthless plot point at worst. I really thought that Jenner would tell the group that he needed tissue samples from a human that was recently turned zombie, and they would go back for Jim, the guy that was bitten and left behind at his own request.

This would made for a great episode- they would have had to deal with seeing one of their own as a walker, one they had only just left to "die", esp. shocking for Andrea. But they just blew up the CDC and that one lady, and moved on. I'm not sure what this episode accomplished, maybe I need to watch it again.

I'm concerned that this show is going to suffer from what happened to Lost- a great premise, strong out of the gate, but eventually mired in dead-end subplots and issues left unresolved. Still a great show now, though, looking forward to more.



Oh my gosh, I so agree!!

I for one am really no fan of zombie stories that feel the need to explain how the infection came to pass, part of what made the comics so great is they didn't seem to dwell on the hows, rather the what the hell are we going to do to survive now? Granted, I've only managed to get up to about issue 50 in the comics >_<

I'm kinda hoping the next season will get back to the comic lines, obviously there would be things they might not be able to do for sheer size and cost, but really, the CDC thing was just a waste of space.

But I was hoping that when they reached the CDC they'd go otu and collect samples, and maybe spend a few weeks there, I was thinking they'd treat teh CDC as they treated the jail in the comics.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Editor » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:23 am

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spoiler marking for those who haven't read the comic.

IMO, the main points as far as I could tell of the CDC (which Kirkman admits he wasn't aware was in Atlanta when he start the comic) was:

a) to point out this is world-wide.
b) to advance the Andrea / Dale relationship without having them resort to sex.
c) to write Jacqui (who was filling Donna's spot at the camp) out of future stories as they seem to have decided against covering the issues with that family all together.
d) to inform Rick that Lori is pregnant with Judith, in order to bring forth the Rick / Shane fight which will lead to Shane's (now overdue) death.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby captain craig » Mon Dec 20, 2010 10:02 am

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Got caught up on the DVR over the weekend and watched the last 2 Walking Deads. This show has replaced LOST for me. Ironically the themes are similar. Survivors facing long shot odds at hope and normalacy.

This is a comic I've not picked up but next show I go to I may just see about getting a collected edition. I read where the creator(Kirkman) said that he is going to change up some things on the show vs the comic. Reason being is he thought he'd never get to 25 issues let alone 80 so he's going to mix up the dynamic. Essentially just cause you know the comic don't expect to see a direct adaptation across the board for the series.

I read where the writing staff was let go do to some union issues or something? I hope they iron that out cause that staff crafted a great 6 episodes. Would hate to rock the boat with new writers who can't maintain the magic created by S1.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby SEXFIGHTER » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:52 am

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This whole series was basically made and put toghther for ME. I havent seen zombies done this well in a long time, with REAL people caught up in it...THANKYOU EVERYONE WHO PUT IT TOGETHER, I LOVE IT...IF..IF ONLY IT WERE ALL RREALLLLLLLLLLLLL............... 8-}
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby prowl123 » Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:35 pm

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I like Zombieland better.

Not to say that Walking Dead isn't awesome though.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby prowl123 » Sun Oct 30, 2011 6:24 am

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prowl123 wrote:I like Zombieland better.

Not to say that Walking Dead isn't awesome though.


What the f*ck am I talking about? This is the best f*cking show on TV!

Season 2 is shaping up to be better than season 1 so far.

Does anybody who has read the graphic novel know if they find that little girl? It's really irritating me.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Evil_the_Nub » Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:54 pm

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prowl123 wrote:I like Zombieland better.

Not to say that Walking Dead isn't awesome though.


What the f*ck am I talking about? This is the best f*cking show on TV!

Season 2 is shaping up to be better than season 1 so far.

Does anybody who has read the graphic novel know if they find that little girl? It's really irritating me.

I haven't read it, but I know she's around later so they probably will find her. Although there are some major differences between the comic and the show such as one character who's still alive in the show was already dead in the comic at this point. Daryl and Merle aren't in the comic at all. So anything could happen in the show.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Just Negare » Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:03 am

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I'm so loving this show right now, and while I was initially concerned they weren't following the comics, I'm not to bothered now. Its good to have something where you can't predict. Comic to show wise, = I'm really hoping they do the jail part, as those crims were great characters, and I hope to see Michonne show up, also wanting to see if Hersel is keeping zombies in the barn.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby prowl123 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:58 pm

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Shane, you son of a bitch...

Now I'm kind of glad they didn't kill him yet.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Me, Grimlock! » Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:43 pm

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Evil_the_Nub wrote:Does anybody who has read the graphic novel know if they find that little girl?


She doesn't get lost in the graphic novel.

We should probably stop expecting the show and graphic novel to do the exact thing. They're separate properties.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Wigglez » Sat Nov 12, 2011 8:33 pm

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I honestly haven't read the graphic novel so I don't know who's in it, who dies, where they go etc. etc. But by the looks of things, that doesn't matter because they are changing things alot. But I'm enjoying this show very much and by the looks of things, it's only going to get better. I just hope they don't throw in a zombified creature that's like 10 feet tall and too powerful to over come like Nemesis from Resident Evil or something like that.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby prowl123 » Sat Nov 12, 2011 9:19 pm

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wigglez323 wrote:I honestly haven't read the graphic novel so I don't know who's in it, who dies, where they go etc. etc. But by the looks of things, that doesn't matter because they are changing things alot. But I'm enjoying this show very much and by the looks of things, it's only going to get better. I just hope they don't throw in a zombified creature that's like 10 feet tall and too powerful to over come like Nemesis from Resident Evil or something like that.


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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Me, Grimlock! » Sat Nov 12, 2011 9:49 pm

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They won't be doing that.


No, no. Hold on. I can see Andre the Giant coming back from the dead.
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Overwatch » Sun Nov 13, 2011 5:18 am

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Just watched the first episode after reading the first few posts of this thread. Gotta say, I quite enjoyed it, I'll have to make it one of my regular shows. Anyways,about to watch the second episode now. Cheers for making me aware of this show :D
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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby prowl123 » Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:18 am

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Me, Grimlock! wrote:
prowl123 wrote:
wigglez323 wrote:I just hope they don't throw in a zombified creature that's like 10 feet tall and too powerful to over come like Nemesis from Resident Evil or something like that.


They won't be doing that.


No, no. Hold on. I can see Andre the Giant coming back from the dead.



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Re: The Walking Dead Thread

Postby Overwatch » Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:21 am

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Spent the rest of my sunday night playing catch-up. Just finished season 1, no doubt I'll be up to date in 12 hours (including time for sleep) lol. Haven't read the comic/graphic novel, so characters, relationships, storyline, etc were knew to me, but overall this is quickly becoming one of my favourite (non-comedic) tv shows.
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