Go Back   Forums @ The Digital Fix > Entertainment Discussion Forums > Television Discussion

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 21-10-2016, 10:07   #1
worn to perfection
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs
Posts: 6,776
Thanks: 215
Thanked 335 Times in 210 Posts
The Walking Dead Season 7 (**Spoilers**)

Starts this weekend

& here's John Cleese summing up the first six seasons in case you missed them:

aprout is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 21-10-2016, 14:41   #2
Toon Army Member
Hernster's Avatar
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Virginia
Posts: 4,969
Thanks: 217
Thanked 177 Times in 71 Posts
I was one of those ****** at the cliffhanger so I'm back it's finally back.
Hernster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 07:48   #3
Movie and Gaming Nutta!
rfawley's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Surrey
Posts: 1,206
Thanks: 28
Thanked 88 Times in 32 Posts
Wow that was tense and nervy to watch!
TV: SONY KDL46W905A | DVD: OPPO DV-981HD | AMP: SONY STR-DN1050 | PVR: SKY+ HD (2TB) | CONSOLES: XB1 / 360 (xbob70) | PS4 / PS3 (xbob70) | Wii U / Wii | NDS | Gamecube | Crystal XBOX | PS2 | PS1
rfawley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 08:16   #4
Trusted User
Join Date: Apr 2000
Posts: 2,253
Thanks: 48
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Cor! Didn't expect that. Tough to watch!

Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
XBL Gamertag: Frumper
PSN Gamertag: iFrumper
Morton is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 08:32   #5
Trusted User
DuncanSWardle's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 9,794
Thanks: 771
Thanked 149 Times in 107 Posts
Bored me to tears I'm afraid,
Yes a couple of curve balls but again just seemed to take forever to just do a couple of things. We get it, he's evil, we get it Riks broken, but the story just seemed to move as slow as the walkers. Im guessing next week will not even feature the main group
DuncanSWardle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 09:02   #6
Trusted User
Hoskas's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Stirling, Scotland
Posts: 626
Thanks: 31
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
It took a while, you're right. When to is that we'll made though you had to keep watching.

Loving Jeffrey Dean Morgan so far.
Free roaming Lurkage since 2001.
Hoskas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 15:16   #7
Trusted User
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Cardiff
Posts: 6,432
Thanks: 234
Thanked 177 Times in 116 Posts
Just watched it on NowTV, about which I'm impressed they were alert enough to give it the GOT treatment and get it up before the normal showing tonight.

However it wasn't a brilliant episode and doesn't really dispel any fears about the rest of the season. I always thought the cliff hanger was a really lazy attempt to match what GOT's did with Jon Snow. Instead it was just annoying. The way they did the outcome was predictable as well, I read one article online yesterday that did just that. If they'd really want to shock they'd just have had Negan and his whole crew wiped out instantly somehow leaving the season completely wide open.

The problem with the show is that it's just formulaic and repetitive now. We're probably going to be stuck with a really boring episode next week of everyone moping and very little plot development.

I'll keep watching for now, mainly as I'm this far in, but they need new ideas and fast.
JimDriver2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 16:39   #8
CraigKORE's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: XBL: CraigKORE
Posts: 1,883
Thanks: 22
Thanked 30 Times in 9 Posts
Probably the most brutal and messed up thing I've ever seen on a mainstream TV show. If Mary Whitehouse wasn't already dead, that episode would have killed her.
CraigKORE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 16:40   #9
Trusted User
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: wales
Posts: 218
Thanks: 6
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
brutal, yet I was bored, the episode did seem to drag
eric is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 17:54   #10
Trusted User
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 1,672
Thanks: 18
Thanked 47 Times in 35 Posts
Yeah. I found it pretty meh. I stopped reading the comics before Negan was introduced so I don't know how it plays out it. I just can't understand how Negan's system works. Find a group and exert dominance and suddenly the group works for him now? You don't just break a person/group in 24 hours and they're your bitch now. Killing the leader, I can understand. Without a leader and no replacement, the submissive group has little choice but to serve. Right now, he just has a ****** off group on his hands that want blood. Even with Daryl as collateral, it just doesn't seem smart. Does Negan know Rick's group numbers, the type of people not in that initial group? I forget if he scouted Alexandria. It just seemed to be shocking for the sake of it.
cjay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 17:58   #11
Trusted User
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: England
Posts: 12,961
Thanks: 234
Thanked 231 Times in 180 Posts
I think I might be done, not easy to watch and just like a big **** you to the audience. As you've all said, too drawn out again and boring to watch. I think they've gone too far now.
allan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 17:59   #12
Trusted User
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Cardiff
Posts: 6,432
Thanks: 234
Thanked 177 Times in 116 Posts
I also thought the taking Daryl was another ominous warning of another standard TWD template being used, separately characters through some event and then having the plot just being about them getting back together again.

If the Daryl arc is him going bad under Negan, or even just pretending to be bad, only for him to be swayed back again to going Rick & the rest that's going to be annoying. We're probably going to have to deal with a load of guilt by some characters due to the outcome of the opener.

Also I bet the next episode doesn't feature Rick and the rest and rather is Carol focused. Then if they really want to string it out there will be a Daryl episode.
JimDriver2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 18:03   #13
now with added cymbals
lentini's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: in my special fanboy trousers
Posts: 15,541
Thanks: 78
Thanked 385 Times in 213 Posts
It was awesome until Negan buggered off, then I wished he had caved all their heads in.
lentini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 18:18   #14
Wooglie's Avatar
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Farnborough
Posts: 5,680
Thanks: 1,047
Thanked 796 Times in 348 Posts
I agree with Lentini. If they had ended the episode on the shot of them all sitting on the ground I'd have liked it more.
Wooglie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 18:53   #15
Stagger Lee
GregB's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Leeds
Posts: 15,573
Thanks: 158
Thanked 386 Times in 236 Posts
Well I enjoyed it and anyone who disagrees can suck my balls
GregB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 19:54   #16
Trusted User
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 944
Thanks: 0
Thanked 30 Times in 19 Posts
The comic stuff from this point on is all pretty amazing so if they stick to that, they're on to a winner but the show never does, it just skirts around the possibilities, checking in every now and then to adapt a certain scene or moment nearly panel for panel but it's lacking the coherence, pace and punch of the comic's storyline. Some things the show does that's exclusive can be great (Carol and the girls, the Saviour ambush while they were sleeping last season) but I dunno, the show seems to pull it's punches - so it was nice ("nice") to see the show step up and go for broke with the bleakness this time around. Fingers crossed for an exciting season, they've definitely established Negan as a force to be reckoned with.
Matt_Bro14 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 20:27   #17
Trusted User
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 1,358
Thanks: 0
Thanked 12 Times in 6 Posts
Gruelling first episode - extremely unpleasant to watch but also rather boring.
Apostate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 20:29   #18
Trusted User
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: West Midlands
Posts: 5,399
Thanks: 49
Thanked 61 Times in 53 Posts
That was a phenomenal episode. Still the best show around right now.
PSN - FB73
Xbox Live - dmb6473
Nintendo - dmb6473
dmb6473a is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 21:37   #19
Trusted User
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 6,497
Thanks: 27
Thanked 39 Times in 18 Posts
I liked it, it delivered on the cliffhanger, imdont read the comics and find the show still one of the best around - it just underlines what a weak, kids show, Fear TWD is.
banus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-10-2016, 22:25   #20
Trusted User
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,871
Thanks: 20
Thanked 13 Times in 9 Posts
Sorry but really don't get people complaining about this episode. If you find the episode slow then this show isn't for you - it is slow and tense and character driven, not action packed.

I came full of expectation and couldn't wait - and it absolutely delivered. Didn't dare breath for first ten minutes it was so tense. Best show on tv by a mile. Trailer for next week looks amazing as well!
My feedback
stampax is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Walking Dead Season 6 (**Spoilers**) jroadley Television Discussion 445 23-10-2016 23:30
The Walking Dead S5 - US Pace **SPOILERS** mamboboy Television Discussion 419 24-08-2015 03:07
The Walking Dead S4 - US Pace **SPOILERS** (No comic spoilers please) Ono Television Discussion 404 09-04-2014 10:00
The Walking Dead S3 - U.S. pace, tv spoilers, no comic spoilers. SIMON ADEBISI Television Discussion 587 07-01-2014 22:05
The Walking Dead (u.s. pace & no spoilers from the comic please) SIMON ADEBISI Television Discussion 766 08-04-2013 01:32

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:48.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright ©2000 - 2017 Poisonous Monkey Ltd. Part of The Digital Fix Network