Walking Dead Discussion Thread: S3 E6, “Hounded”
*Spoiler Alert: Do not read this post or the comment section if you have not seen the show. Also, for those who have read the comics, please do not discuss plot elements not revealed on the show.*
Well Rick’s break with sanity seems to have been short-lived. I like how the writers expanded on the Lori-on-the-telephone premise from the comic books to include other departed Survivors. The conversation with Lori seems to have provided him some kind of closure and by the end of the show he appears to be back on track.
I’ll just say for the record that I was positive Carol wasn’t dead and I’m glad they didn’t drag that one out too much like they did with Sophia.
The Governor / Merle dynamic is very interesting. The Governor has already proven to be capable of great violence but at this point it can still be rationalized based on his need to protect the power structure in Woodbury. Merle’s craziness is of the unpredictable variety and he showed last night he has his own agenda and is willing to lie to The Governor when necessary.
I will also say that if they kill off Maggie or Glenn I’m going to be pissed. The world still needs a little bit of romance.
Andrea slept with The Governor. Shocking. Just shocking…
Michionne’s appearance at the fence was pretty awesome. It felt like two people who are going to have their futures linked together meeting for the first time. It also highlights the stupidity of the Survivors not using the zombie guts technique all the time. Rick and Glenn discovered it way back in the first season. They should be painting everything with that stuff. Cars, buildings, clothes. I think I might literally go so far as to make a suit of zombie skin clothing.
I will also say that Daryl’s conversation with Carl was well-done. Then he finds Carol. They are turning this guy into the über hero. It’s no wonder why he is such a fan favorite.