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The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

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Rick and the group are faced with a serious problem. If they want a truce with the Governor, they will have to make a huge sacrifice.


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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Let's get it on! Bring on the deaths!
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Spoiler:
tonight, someone will be making a sacrifice while trying to get revenge..And the story will go back to alittle bit of the comic storyline...
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

I'm just throwing it out there that the first spoiler will ruin tonight's ending. On that note, tonight's the night where
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Merle dies.


In regards to the comic book and television relations, I don't think we'll see
Spoiler:
Carol committing suicide or Maggie attempting suicide before the end of the season. Rumor has it that the Governor might rape and torture Sasha (rather than Andrea), taking over for the Michonne plot in the comics, which puts Tyrese in Rick's corner.


There's so many rumors flying out there for next week's episode that it's hard to take anything seriously at this point. Either way, we're headed for another action-packed finale which makes up for the on-and-off episodes this season has had.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Tonight is written by the guy that has been awesome so far.

I read the whole episode already. Tonight is setting it up well for the season finale.


You guys wont be disappointed..

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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Where's your source?
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Argh...Ask and you shall receive ...the link is for spoilers tonight...be warned

http://http://m.gamefaqs.com/boards/226-television-cable-and-satellite/65768840
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

In a thread from the first half of the season some people mentioned the mini-series Dead Set. I'm pretty interested in watching it. Are there any other zombie shows/miniseries people could recommend? I thought a couple of other things were mentioned that I can't seem to recall.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Originally Posted by Apple Gooncha View Post
In a thread from the first half of the season some people mentioned the mini-series Dead Set. I'm pretty interested in watching it. Are there any other zombie shows/miniseries people could recommend? I thought a couple of other things were mentioned that I can't seem to recall.
In the Flesh, which already aired its first two (of only three) episodes in the UK, is supposed to be good.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

I thought the episode was just ok, nothing spectacular since by the end the only thing that changes is Merle, and nothing with the eventual showdown against the Governor. Merle's was kind of expected as soon as he and Michonne went off together. I did like Daryl at the end; the reactions to deaths have always been pretty strong on the show, and zombie Merle looked pretty awesome. I liked Rick's speech at the end, it was similar to what happens in the comic where he relinquishes sole leadership.

Kind of random, but everyone's hair seemed longer towards the end (Merle, Governor). Maybe i'm just imagining things though.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

There's also Babylon Fields, a CBS pilot from a few years ago that wasn't picked up. It's a little different in that the dead aren't monsters, they just want to pick their lives back up.

It's on YouTube in three parts. This is the first:

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Dead Set was a hoot. I look forward to catching In the Flesh at some point.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

I was distracted by Glenn's fake side-burns.

So much for the Ricktatorship.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Did they rip off the famous Dawn of the Dead zombie (red plaid shirt)?
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

I can't say Merle's death was even a surprise. The only good thing about this episode were the performances of Michael Rooker and Norman Reedus.

I never disliked Rick until recently. Now I just plain hate him with all his BS posturing. And even with the beatdown he got, it's unbelievable the Governor was any match whatsoever for Merle.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

This was a fantastic episode, especially the ending. It nearly made up for the rest of the second half of season 3, which has mostly been dull and pointless.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Wouldn't someone's rings eventually just fall off their fingers after being a zombie long enough?

It would have been nice if there had been some way for Daryl to have known that it was the Governor that killed Merle.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Originally Posted by GizmoDVD View Post
Did they rip off the famous Dawn of the Dead zombie (red plaid shirt)?
Considering that the episode was directed by a makeup effects guy who has been a part of the Dawn of the Dead franchise for 30 years, probably more of a tribute. I admit to shouting out "AIRPORT ZOMBIE!!!"
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

I think having a "get to know you better" conversation with Carol is an indication that that person will die by the end of the episode.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Daryl might notice that Merle was shot in the chest and connect the dots since he knows Merle let Michonne go. Or he might not. I loved the nod to DotD, I even have the action figure of him somewhere - the Cult Classics one.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

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Wouldn't someone's rings eventually just fall off their fingers after being a zombie long enough?

It would have been nice if there had been some way for Daryl to have known that it was the Governor that killed Merle.
It was pretty obvious there was a gunshot wound in Merle's chest, I'm assuming Daryl noticed that.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

It would have been cool if the Governor chopped off the other hand.
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Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
It was pretty obvious there was a gunshot wound in Merle's chest, I'm assuming Daryl noticed that.
Yeah, but he has no way of knowing that it was the Governor who shot him. What I was thinking...was that maybe the Governor would take Merle, either shot through the head or zombiefied, and tie him to the front of his truck when he leads the attack on the prison.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Originally Posted by Matthew Chmiel View Post
In the Flesh, which already aired its first two (of only three) episodes in the UK, is supposed to be good.
Reading Wiki, this is Warm Bodies meets Fido ... I rather liked Dead Set so will have to check this little 3-part series out.

As for this episode. For me it was 75% meh which is to be expected leading into the finale but the ending was sort of a bummer. Gotta feel bad for Darryl and hopefully doesn't make him turn on the group out of anger.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Great episode. Unfortunately, in wanting to avoid the commercials, I waited until after the east coast feed was finished and someone had already spoiled it for me on facebook 4 minutes after it ended before I turned it on. Fuck. Completely ruined the impact for me.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "This Sorrowful Life" -- 3/24/13

Originally Posted by Nocturnaloner View Post
Considering that the episode was directed by a makeup effects guy who has been a part of the Dawn of the Dead franchise for 30 years, probably more of a tribute. I admit to shouting out "AIRPORT ZOMBIE!!!"
I'm amazed I missed that. Really am. Haven't seen the original DOTD in years, in my defense. Which zombie was it? Did Nicotero work on that film? I thought it was Savini?

Originally Posted by windom View Post
It would have been nice if there had been some way for Daryl to have known that it was the Governor that killed Merle.
Oh, I think he has a pretty good guess.

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