The Walking Dead Season 3

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Gotham Central, Jul 14, 2012.

  1. wissaboo

    wissaboo Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    they need some new people in their group. There is going to be nothing left soon.

    anyone else wondering if the pregnant woman in woodbury may end up nursing little Lori?
     
  2. Silvercrest

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    Thank you, I'll be here all week.
     
  3. Garak

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    It's a real pity because I was hoping that both Lori and the baby would die.

    Kids and babies present real problems plot-wise and are fairly annoying to boot. Just think how badly Carl sunk the show in the first two seasons, and now we have a freaking baby. Now everything's going to be about the baby, who by the way will be so great to have around when the zombies are attracted to noise.

    Bad call. I actually suspected that the writers would have had Lori have a miscarriage or something, but instead they went with actually having the baby. Sigh.
     
  4. Scroogourner

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    Having the baby die would have been the easy way out for the writers. I'm glad it lived for precisely the reasons you listed. It adds complications and complications make for good stories.
     
  5. Immolatus

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    I was hoping she would reach over a plant a kiss on Michone :drool:
     
  6. Immolatus

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    when will he have the time? And now with Lori gone and carl and a new born to think about, Axel is probably not even a thought
     
  7. Evil Twin

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    Just got done watching this episode. Wow, that was like an incredibly grim, depressing version of TNG's "Disaster". :lol:
     
  8. Immolatus

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    their keeping the baby around so they can kill her off later for shock value
     
  9. MPH

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    Another really good episode but they seem to be killing too many characters off, is anybody safe?
    The baby won't be in it much longer how can it!
     
  10. Tom Hendricks

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    What are they gonna do when the baby is screaming its head off and Walkers are attracted to loud sounds.
     
  11. JD

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    Wow, that was a crazy episode. I honestly expected Lori to be one of the few characters who was safe, at least for a few more years. I'm thinking at this point we'll just have to throw out the comics when it comes trying to predict where the show will go next. I haven't read them yet, but I've been reading up on them on Wikipedia and they seem to be diverging more and more as the show goes on.
     
  12. Sindatur

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    Not a comic reader, but, from what I've been following, it seems The Comics can be guide to the next setting, and perhaps inevitable characters that are introduced in those settings. But, yea, it seems Comics folks no longer know what to expect with the Story/Character arcs internally.

    I too was really surprised to see T-Dogg and Lori (Especially Lori) go out like that, and tonight of all nights. Also, they really fooled me into believing we'd have a Dual Birthing Scene, the set up just cried out for it :alienblush:

    Dayum, Carl, Man...that's gotta suck something fierce :wah:
    As far as making him a Bad Ass at twice the Comic Rate, well, the kid is already 2 years older (And will be 3 years older next season), so, they're probably trying to keep Carl the right age IRL for his Comic Character's BadAssness

    I hope Carol's not gone
     
  13. propita

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    Shock value would be the baby dying--or being killed--and then reanimating and having to be shot or whatever. They've had a child "shot" and a boy "shoot" his mother (though the trailer made mention "she's not here"), but this may be too far. I use quotes since the people were apparently already dead and reanimated, so it wasn't (to our knowledge) actual killings.

    Still, MASH did the second one--having a baby's cry threatening to give away those in hiding. The mother smothered the child so that the bus full of people would not be found. That was what made Hawkeye finally lose it, since he had been saying to shut the kid up. He was deluding himself after the fact that it was a chicken, not a baby, and the true memory nearly broke him.
     
  14. Silvercrest

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    That's what booze is for.
     
  15. Hugo Rune

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    Didn't Andrea spot Micchone's sword at the Governor's too? That should have been a huge red flag.
     
  17. Mister Fandango

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    Why? They were told he had their weapons from the start.
     
  18. Mojochi

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    Powerful episode... but I have to wonder. Lori died... from having her abdomen cut open? Because at the time I just thought she lost consciousness

    Did anyone even check her pulse before she got executed? Jesus. Although... I kind of expected Lori to get a send off, the way they had been writing her this season. I didn't see T-Dog coming though, but in hindsight, I should have. For a lot of the reasons people have been mentioning here

    I imagine they might find a way to have the soon to be found Carol nurse the baby, whether that's realistic or not
     
  19. Evil Twin

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    Actually, they're going to be spending the rest of the season looking for her.

    And then they'll find her in a barn.
    Farewell, Theodore Reginald Douglas III. You were too good for this world. :sigh:
     
  20. throwback

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    Lori was internally bleeding. Maggie had to do an emergency caesarian section to save the child. This wasn't the first time that Lori had a difficult pregnancy. There was the scar of a formal c-section. One of the quotes I saw in the commentary episode was that the actress who played Lori believed that her character knew the pregnancy was a death sentence.

    I have the question about the promo.

    In the promo, there appeared to be a new type of walkers. These walkers were seen in a fence and in a close-up. They had a different skin color and appeared more aggressive than the normal walker. Is there anything in the comic about this type of walker?

    Now, another question.

    Walkers eat flesh. They don't eat flesh, they starve. They starve more slowly than the living. How do the walker bodies digest the meat?

    As for the governor, I don't know how much of his past life he revealed was real. Even the photo was suspect. A person can photoshop themselves into a picture.

    For myself, I believe that with greater numbers, and with adding more people to the mix, a group has a better chance of surviving. If a person proves a threat to the group, the group can punish the wrong-doer. This is why I am having trouble understanding why either Rick or the Governor are so bent on eliminating potential new members, than adding them. I think killing the soldiers was an idiotic move. The soldiers were trained in combat - far more than the civilians, and could have taught the civilians new skills and tactics. On the other hand, considering how poorly the soldiers performed when surprised by civilians, maybe killing these soldiers might have been a good idea. (Were these soldiers regular army or were they national guard? I can't remember)