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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby relantel on Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:46 pm

I thought for sure they would leave the gunshot as a cliffhanger over until next week. Surprised they revealed that in the final segment. Great episode.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby relantel on Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:47 pm

the wicked child wrote:
Froggy wrote:i was watching something else, so i missed it

lol. I recorded it of course. Watched the first part between the 2nd and 3rd and finished up afterwards. Only problem now is trying to calm down enough to go to sleep. :scared:

We solved that by having the game on the laptop ;)
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby the wicked child on Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:48 pm

relantel wrote:I thought for sure they would leave the gunshot as a cliffhanger over until next week. Surprised they revealed that in the final segment. Great episode.

I think they had to do it to end that story arc and get ready for the war. What an end it was though.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby Spangler on Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:26 pm

I have to say, I got a little emotional at the end. Not much, but more than I expected.

Now that's character building.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby SolidSnake on Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:30 pm

Awesome episode. It was emotional at the end, I didn't expect that to happen. I was glad that Darryl didn't walk into an ambush.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby Froggy on Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:38 pm

somebody tell me what happened. i don't feel like watching it.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby Cagsjr724 on Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:08 pm

just watched the replay and all I can say is WOW.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby viva la ben on Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:48 am

Daryl cries
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby shmenguin on Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:28 am

Froggy wrote:somebody tell me what happened. i don't feel like watching it.


merrill went rogue and took michone to the governor. after about 5 seconds of conversation, she convinced him to become a good person. he let her go and ambushed the governor's people. but he got got and turned into a zombie. daryl found zombie merrill and stabbed his brain a hundred times while weeping.

the last scene was good (but it was a layup - how could they mess that up?) as was everything involving merrill, but there was a ton of pointless fluff going on in the prison that you're better off not watching. at least the michone red herring was redeemed a little. there was an actual purpose to that ridiculous premise of rick giving her up.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby Froggy on Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:30 am

So nothing with Andrea in the torture room?
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby the wicked child on Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:34 am

Woodbury itself was not in the episode at all. Which was a good thing.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby DelPen on Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:45 am

I feel better with Gimple running the show next season after last night and also Clear. It's also funny that these were Michonne's best episodes too.

Good lead in to the finale, with one episode left though I don't see this getting settled this season.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby tfrizz on Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:52 am

DelPen wrote:I feel better with Gimple running the show next season after last night and also Clear. It's also funny that these were Michonne's best episodes too.

Good lead in to the finale, with one episode left though I don't see this getting settled this season.


I think it'll be your prototypical cliffhanger season finale - the episode will all be preparation and lead-up, and end just before the war begins.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:54 am

Someone wanna tell me what happened last night. I don't care about the show enough to watch it anymore, but i kinda want to know what happened.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby PensFanInDC on Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:55 am

Idoit40fans wrote:Someone wanna tell me what happened last night. I don't care about the show enough to watch it anymore, but i kinda want to know what happened.


shmenguin wrote:
Froggy wrote:somebody tell me what happened. i don't feel like watching it.


merrill went rogue and took michone to the governor. after about 5 seconds of conversation, she convinced him to become a good person. he let her go and ambushed the governor's people. but he got got and turned into a zombie. daryl found zombie merrill and stabbed his brain a hundred times while weeping.

the last scene was good (but it was a layup - how could they mess that up?) as was everything involving merrill, but there was a ton of pointless fluff going on in the prison that you're better off not watching. at least the michone red herring was redeemed a little. there was an actual purpose to that ridiculous premise of rick giving her up.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby Spangler on Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:44 am

tfrizz wrote:
DelPen wrote:I feel better with Gimple running the show next season after last night and also Clear. It's also funny that these were Michonne's best episodes too.

Good lead in to the finale, with one episode left though I don't see this getting settled this season.


I think it'll be your prototypical cliffhanger season finale - the episode will all be preparation and lead-up, and end just before the war begins.


On Talking Dead they showed a preview clip of the Governor and his men storming the prison. Also read earlier in this thread that there was going to be a high body count in the last episode.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby Spangler on Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:46 am

Spoiler:
Glen getting married/engaged = automatic death.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby newarenanow on Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:47 am

Spangler wrote:
Spoiler:
Glen getting married/engaged = automatic death.


Agree.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby SolidSnake on Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:08 am

Spangler wrote:
Spoiler:
Glen getting married/engaged = automatic death.

Spoiler:
for him or maggie?
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby SolidSnake on Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:09 am

It's funny when people say they don't wanna watch the show or episode yet they wanna know what happened.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby Spangler on Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:14 am

SolidSnake wrote:
Spangler wrote:
Spoiler:
Glen getting married/engaged = automatic death.

Spoiler:
for him or maggie?


Spoiler:
Glen. Most of the focus on the episode was on him instead of Maggie.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby shmenguin on Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:26 am

SolidSnake wrote:It's funny when people say they don't wanna watch the show or episode yet they wanna know what happened.

makes sense to me. lately on this show, there's been a few minutes of relevancy surrounded by several minutes of garbage. if you're pressed for time, it's good to skip the garbage
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby SolidSnake on Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:53 am

Why bother watching or caring at all then? Seems to me anyone that takes that approach don't like the show.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby Stoosh on Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:57 am

Some thoughts...

Spoiler:
1. Wondered last night during the opening dialogue scenes Merle had with Rick & Carol how much longer they were going to continue with his character. The "loyalty to prison gang/Daryl vs. loyalty to Woodbury" thing had been played out, and there was no resolution on either side. He couldn't go back to Woodbury, but he was likely never going to be trusted enough to be absorbed completely into the prison group.

2. That said, the ending still took me by surprise. I figured it was still a possible set-up using the arc in the books - Merle was wounded by the gunshot, taken hostage, trotted out by the Governor in front of the prison gang as a last-ditch effort to make a deal (or fracture the prison group), then executed, which would kick off the war. The whole scene where Daryl discovers Merle was one of the better scenes this season.

3. I have only read up through the first compendium, which basically ends just about where they are now - with the only thing left the assault on the prison. As noted above, the teasers for the finale suggest we get there pretty quickly. There are some loose ends that still need to be tied up, obviously - Andrea, Milton (remember...the Governor found out he was the one who torched the walker pits). I'll be interested to see if they manage to bring Tyrese over to the prison group.

I'm waiting for one, maybe two people to be killed off that we never expected, kind of like Dale was at the end of last season. I think Glen's fate - given some earlier spoilers in this forum - is a foregone conclusion.
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Re: Walking Dead - Season 3

Postby Froggy on Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:59 am

SolidSnake wrote:Why bother watching or caring at all then? Seems to me anyone that takes that approach don't like the show.

I asked because I don't have a DVR, and I didn't want to pirate it or wait until next week to know what happened.
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