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Old 10-27-13, 02:28 AM
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The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13




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As one group leaves the prison in search for supplies at a local college, those who stay must deal with recent losses while preserving what remains.


Written by: Robert Kirkman
Directed by: Dan Sackheim


Episode 3 of 16
Old 10-27-13, 11:34 AM
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

Lauren Cohan had some interesting things to say about this episode. Should be exciting.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

This season just isn't doing it for me.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

I started watching a few minutes late and my DVR didn't catch the final minute. Can someone just confirm that

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Rick asked Carol if she killed the two people and she either admitted or denied being the one responsible?
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

Well, just about the LEAST exciting episode in a while, but the (not all together) reveal at the end was interest... No it wasn't. At least next week looks like there's more action.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

I don't think this was the greatest episode, but I still liked it. It had some good moments.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

Marylin Manson on The Talking Dead was a huge mistake. He just doesn't shut up and he makes no sense.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

Originally Posted by kstublen View Post
I started watching a few minutes late and my DVR didn't catch the final minute. Can someone just confirm that

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Rick asked Carol if she killed the two people and she either admitted or denied being the one responsible?
To answer your question- it was the first thing written in your spoiler.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

I think there is something up with that little girl.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

What the fuck? My DVR didn't catch the final minutes.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

Originally Posted by VinVega View Post
Marylin Manson on The Talking Dead was a huge mistake. He just doesn't shut up and he makes no sense.
That's what my wife and I keep saying to each other. Chris is probably saying "Whoever booked Marylin to do this is so fired."

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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

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Well, just about the LEAST exciting episode in a while, but the (not all together) reveal at the end was interest... No it wasn't. At least next week looks like there's more action.
Mea Culpa... I'm not in it for the action or the zombies... I just like watching how people react when social norms break down and they're pushed to their limits.

That said... we had Carol trapped on a bridge with zombies coming from both sides (it didn't really feel like a trap to me since she could just jump in the water, but let's ignore that). But even more importantly, you had the car waded into a sea of zombies such that even after attempting to back up and run over them, there were so many zombies underneath that the drive wheels were off the ground. And they showed the wheels grinding up zombies with blood spatter everywhere. We saw Michonne in Samurai mode. And then the kicker... we saw Tyreese all but totally lose it. I don't think I've ever, in the history of the show, seen someone completely enveloped by a horde of zombies like that and fight their way out without being bitten.

Exactly what kind of "action" are you looking for?
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

Just started the episode and WTF. Tyresse and Rick at it again? Tyreese needs to learn how to fight. Big man like that and takes a beating...damn
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

The scene with Tyrese felt like a take on the gymnasium scene in the comic.

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Mea Culpa... I'm not in it for the action or the zombies... I just like watching how people react when social norms break down and they're pushed to their limits.
Agreed. Unrelated but similar, the scariest part of War of the Worlds (Spielberg) and scene I love, was when everyone was attacking Cruise's car and ripping the kids from the car. Normal, otherwise rational people pushed to the brink.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

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Mea Culpa... I'm not in it for the action or the zombies... I just like watching how people react when social norms break down and they're pushed to their limits.

That said... we had Carol trapped on a bridge with zombies coming from both sides (it didn't really feel like a trap to me since she could just jump in the water, but let's ignore that). But even more importantly, you had the car waded into a sea of zombies such that even after attempting to back up and run over them, there were so many zombies underneath that the drive wheels were off the ground. And they showed the wheels grinding up zombies with blood spatter everywhere. We saw Michonne in Samurai mode. And then the kicker... we saw Tyreese all but totally lose it. I don't think I've ever, in the history of the show, seen someone completely enveloped by a horde of zombies like that and fight their way out without being bitten.

Exactly what kind of "action" are you looking for?
governor last year tracking down Andrea was overrun but he also fought out of it. I think it is simply a plot device and I don't think much of it. If the producers wanted someone dead, they would be dead with just 1 walker.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

WOW Carol just WOW. And still have no idea where that sea of zombies came from.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

I guess that's setting up the end of the season. If that many zombies hit the prison at once, no way those fences will hold.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

Well, that episode was just full of people doing stupid things. Carol, Tyreese, Hershel, and even Darryl.

To top it off, Carl is wearing the stupid fucking hat again. ARGHH!

I did like the scene with the car stuck on the walkers, just not how they got to that point.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

Two black guys in one car and neither one dies? Don't the writers understand the rules?
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

Tyreese going nuts on the zombies is from the comics too
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

My first thought about this episode is - DON"T COUGH IN MY FACE!!!!
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

What town were they headed for? That looked like a huge stadium.

Glad they didn't drag out the Carol reveal. Although I'm not sure what Rick saw for him to make that conclusion.

The female zombie that Carol kicked down sure got back up real fast.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

[QUOTE=dalbowski;11886872]

Glad they didn't drag out the Carol reveal. Although I'm not sure what Rick saw for him to make that conclusion.[QUOTE]

I think possibly Rick saw that the handprint was smaller and perhaps female when comparing it to his own hand. He also recognizes Carol's selflessness for the group which could possibly go as far as
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execution or exile as a murderer to save the group as a whole from further infection.


BTW, Scott Wilson elevates every scene he's in. He isn't flashy but he is a good old school actor who seems to be relishing this late career role. Love his work.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

Carl's dismemberment by a pack of zombies would make the show better. Carol the one teaching children to use knives fixes hose within 20 feet of a pack of zombies and BBQs 2 sick people. Not super consistent.

Lets not forget the 50 mile one way drive to what looked like a pretty large city on roads amazingly clear of cars but full of zombies. Like 1000s of them and their solution is to run to the woods. Great plan.
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Re: The Walking Dead -- "Isolation" -- 10/27/13

Originally Posted by VinVega View Post
Marylin Manson on The Talking Dead was a huge mistake. He just doesn't shut up and he makes no sense.
That was annoying, as most of what he was saying was shit that's been established since season two. They should've left his mic dead instead of giving him a replacement. Hardwicks clear annoyance with him made this awkward to listen to.

I liked the episode, though I agree it looks weak after the pevious episode, which had lots of action, emotional moments, tons of story development.

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