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

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-06-2018, 16:35   #121
fivebyfive
Trusted User
 
fivebyfive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 16,274
Thanks: 238
Thanked 583 Times in 267 Posts
Don't put any walking dead Funko collectibles on your desk at work or may get fired

Quote:
A bank employee has apparently lost his job after a complaint over his 'racist' Walking Dead doll went viral online.

Last week, a customer at the bank in North Carolina shared pictures of the Funko collectible that depicted one of Michonne's 'pet walkers' from the AMC show.

Stacey Smith, the customer, wrote how she found the employee's figure "very offensive", and that she asked him what the doll meant, before speaking to his boss.

However, the employee Matt Anderson says he has now been fired from his job, telling CBS17: "I would just really appreciate it if people did not think that I was a racist or anything like that."

Recalling the day and the customer asking him about the figurines, he continued: "'Have you ever seen the show?' She didn't respond to my question.

"She just said that she was offended and I asked her, 'Well, why were you offended?' because I wanted to know so that I could apologise to her."
http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/the-wal...mplaint-fired/

Of course people like her can't explain why they are offended. Had a look at these toys, just bobblehead things. Reminds me of that **** old git in the UK crying over the Negan t-shirt crying "racism" Hopefully Matt will sue the **** out of the bank
fivebyfive is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2018, 18:27   #122
AdamBrunt
Trusted User
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: UK
Posts: 23,684
Thanks: 108
Thanked 187 Times in 122 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnMac View Post
I would recommend watching season 8 and stop watching after that if you like. At least you would have a conclusion of sorts...
I'll see ... IIRC I am still only on episode 2 of Season 8
AdamBrunt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2018, 19:26   #123
AdamBrunt
Trusted User
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: UK
Posts: 23,684
Thanks: 108
Thanked 187 Times in 122 Posts
Well I am now up to the episode where the tiger dies; so that is some conclusion already But a zombie tiger would have been great
AdamBrunt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-06-2018, 12:24   #124
AdamBrunt
Trusted User
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: UK
Posts: 23,684
Thanks: 108
Thanked 187 Times in 122 Posts
Finally made it to end of Season 8.

Didn't think the 2nd half was that bad really but the number of times Negan managed to escape was starting to get annoying along with more than the fair share of people doing stupid things or changing their mind every 5 minutes.

Still, at least Carl finally died

Last edited by AdamBrunt; 18-06-2018 at 12:31.
AdamBrunt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2018, 13:55   #125
JohnMac
XBL: JohnMacUK
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Bolton, Lancashire, UK
Posts: 9,043
Thanks: 12
Thanked 46 Times in 14 Posts
The latest word on the digital street is that Andrew Lincoln might not be leaving The Walking Dead. It could be a ruse to fool all the spoiler sites/YouTube channels etc that he is leaving.

Then there is the involvement of former cast members such as Jon Bernthal (Shane) and others in Season 9 adding to credibility that he could be leaving and they might appear as either fever induced hallucinations before he dies or in some sort of flashbacks.

Depending on how closely they stick to the comics, they could make it look like Rick dies being overwhelmed by a horde of zombies only for it to be revealed at the end of the season that


Then there is the promo picture for season 9 where Rick is obviously featured prominently, standing in front of the Capitol building in Washington D.C. There is a helicopter flying in the background possibly the same one we have seen before. Here is where things start to get a bit complicated because the use of the helicopter in the promo picture might indicate The Walking Dead is skipping ahead past the group I mentioned in spoiler tags and right on to


JohnMac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2018, 15:40   #126
shand754
Gamertag - Shanduk
 
shand754's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,936
Thanks: 10
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
The real question is does anyone even care anymore. The last couple of seasons have been awful.
__________________
My Feedback
shand754 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2018, 16:21   #127
JohnMac
XBL: JohnMacUK
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Bolton, Lancashire, UK
Posts: 9,043
Thanks: 12
Thanked 46 Times in 14 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by shand754 View Post
The real question is does anyone even care anymore. The last couple of seasons have been awful.
Well you’re here...
JohnMac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2018, 10:06   #128
Tob
Trusted User
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 5,701
Thanks: 162
Thanked 164 Times in 56 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by AdamBrunt View Post
Finally made it to end of Season 8.

Didn't think the 2nd half was that bad really but the number of times Negan managed to escape was starting to get annoying along with more than the fair share of people doing stupid things or changing their mind every 5 minutes.

Still, at least Carl finally died
Pretty much how I feel. I quite enjoyed the second half of Season 8. Still a few too many contrivances (Negan wriggling out of danger too many times), but an improvement.

I want to read JohnMac's spoilers, but am so behind on the comics! I need to catch up.
Tob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-07-2018, 23:19   #129
aprout
worn to perfection
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs
Posts: 6,840
Thanks: 223
Thanked 356 Times in 223 Posts
With the current allegations against Chris Hardwick, superfan Yvette Nicole Brown has been given the job of 'interim host' on Talking Dead. Expect lots of reading from notebooks.
aprout is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19-07-2018, 22:51   #130
JohnMac
XBL: JohnMacUK
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Bolton, Lancashire, UK
Posts: 9,043
Thanks: 12
Thanked 46 Times in 14 Posts
I’m sure the sign is a MASH reference

Full trailer tomorrow but here is a season 9 teaser
https://youtu.be/Z5U49krAdEk
JohnMac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-07-2018, 20:13   #131
JohnMac
XBL: JohnMacUK
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Bolton, Lancashire, UK
Posts: 9,043
Thanks: 12
Thanked 46 Times in 14 Posts


The very end of the trailer

Last edited by JohnMac; 20-07-2018 at 20:21.
JohnMac is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

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 7 (**Spoilers**) aprout Television Discussion 310 08-04-2017 13:40
The Walking Dead Season 6 (**Spoilers**) jroadley Television Discussion 445 23-10-2016 22:30
The Walking Dead S5 - US Pace **SPOILERS** mamboboy Television Discussion 419 24-08-2015 02:07
The Walking Dead S4 - US Pace **SPOILERS** (No comic spoilers please) Ono Television Discussion 404 09-04-2014 09:00
The Walking Dead S3 - U.S. pace, tv spoilers, no comic spoilers. SIMON ADEBISI Television Discussion 587 07-01-2014 21:05

All times are GMT. The time now is 13:58.


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