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Posted 08 November 2010 - 02:51 PM

It's right there with HBO and Showcase for pwnage shows.


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Posted 08 November 2010 - 04:44 PM

I love this show it's like a movie every episode.


Anyone know how many episodes we will be getting?

What's going to happen when the cop meets up with the camp and sees his wife, kid and his best friend all over his wife?

Is there going to be any super zombies, a zombie that is faster and smarter than the rest?
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Posted 08 November 2010 - 04:54 PM

Just seen that AMC has renewed the show for another season 13 episodes
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Posted 08 November 2010 - 05:11 PM

episode 2 quiz (pretty easy): http://polls.amctv.c...question-1.html

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Posted 08 November 2010 - 07:31 PM

episode 2 quiz (pretty easy): http://polls.amctv.c...question-1.html


WOOT! Only one wrong (and it was an easy one, so I guess I still suck! LOL)
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Posted 08 November 2010 - 07:52 PM

Different pace in the second episode vs the first, but other than the dead meat coat I liked what I saw. I thought that scene went on for too long though and I couldn't tell if it was supposed to be comical or dramatic. The camp story is pretty uninteresting right now, but I guess you have to have some character development occuring over there.


"That's my sister, you son of a bitch!" Pretty cheesy to me, but a pretty good episode overall.

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 12:37 AM

did i watch the same episode as you guys who are praising it?

HBO would never air that filth in the second episode. The product placement stunt car driving, the horribly lame dialogue, the contrived "woops, i tripped and the key flew 10 feet into a hole the size of a golf cup" type scenes... the "meat coat" scene was particularly awful. it was like 5 minutes of people say "OOOHHMYGOD THIS IS SOOOO GROSS" between exaggerated sounds effects. why didn't the people just back up, for gods sake. there was absolutely no need for them to be standing there saying "awwwghghh gross!!!" for minutes on end

i'll definitely tune in next week, ONLY under the weight of the first episode. If episode 3 offers the same degree of one-liners and "this is like a second rate action movie" scenes, i definitely won't be back for a episode 4

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 01:09 AM

Holy guacamole!

Guys...television episodes aren't the Sistine Chapel. The show's good, the show's a whole lot better than a lot of other things on TV right now. I trust AMC to deliver a fantastic series.
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Posted 09 November 2010 - 11:01 AM

I was stressing out for almost the whole episode.

When Rick and Glenn were trying to get the truck, it made me so nervous!


Right with you there dude. My stomach hurt the entire time cause I knew something would go wrong.

Cable TV shows are so much better the the cop and robbers crap they have on CBS, NBC etc. Like "No ordinary family'???? What a joke. Micheal Chiklis ruled in the Shield.

And for this series already being picked up for a second season is great. People who get it wants to watch cutting edge shows(eg why Conan is so popular amoung talk shows....he gets it)Network TV will continue to push out "shows" like.... NCIS, NCIS Dayton Ohio, NCIS Canada, CSI Alaska etc. My Dad is an Alien, Let's not offend the FCC, Christian Values showcase hour, My mom is my best friend, and NCIS Disneyland. And they will get good rating cause old people are scared to use the remote....or drift off to sleep during them.

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 11:20 AM

Right with you there dude. My stomach hurt the entire time cause I knew something would go wrong.

Cable TV shows are so much better the the cop and robbers crap they have on CBS, NBC etc. Like "No ordinary family'???? What a joke. Micheal Chiklis ruled in the Shield.

And for this series already being picked up for a second season is great. People who get it wants to watch cutting edge shows(eg why Conan is so popular amoung talk shows....he gets it)Network TV will continue to push out "shows" like.... NCIS, NCIS Dayton Ohio, NCIS Canada, CSI Alaska etc. My Dad is an Alien, Let's not offend the FCC, Christian Values showcase hour, My mom is my best friend, and NCIS Disneyland. And they will get good rating cause old people are scared to use the remote....or drift off to sleep during them.

OR just don't have the option because they lack channels like TBS or AMC (like me). I have to watch it all online.

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 11:33 AM

Right with you there dude. My stomach hurt the entire time cause I knew something would go wrong.

Cable TV shows are so much better the the cop and robbers crap they have on CBS, NBC etc. Like "No ordinary family'???? What a joke. Micheal Chiklis ruled in the Shield.

And for this series already being picked up for a second season is great. People who get it wants to watch cutting edge shows(eg why Conan is so popular amoung talk shows....he gets it)Network TV will continue to push out "shows" like.... NCIS, NCIS Dayton Ohio, NCIS Canada, CSI Alaska etc. My Dad is an Alien, Let's not offend the FCC, Christian Values showcase hour, My mom is my best friend, and NCIS Disneyland. And they will get good rating cause old people are scared to use the remote....or drift off to sleep during them.

OR just don't have the option because they lack channels like TBS or AMC (like me). I have to watch it all online.

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 11:36 AM

did i watch the same episode as you guys who are praising it?

HBO would never air that filth in the second episode. The product placement stunt car driving, the horribly lame dialogue, the contrived "woops, i tripped and the key flew 10 feet into a hole the size of a golf cup" type scenes... the "meat coat" scene was particularly awful. it was like 5 minutes of people say "OOOHHMYGOD THIS IS SOOOO GROSS" between exaggerated sounds effects. why didn't the people just back up, for gods sake. there was absolutely no need for them to be standing there saying "awwwghghh gross!!!" for minutes on end

i'll definitely tune in next week, ONLY under the weight of the first episode. If episode 3 offers the same degree of one-liners and "this is like a second rate action movie" scenes, i definitely won't be back for a episode 4


If you read TWD comics you would know that it is the story that steers this ship with a lot of character development, not just cheap thrills and gimmicks. Yes, the 2nd episode played out like a cheesy Zombie flick at times, but the problem with your arguments is that lots of people like that sort of thing (including myself). I wouldn't be too quick to judge this show on a couple of episodes, IMO it will only get better.

ps. that female dog Lori has got to go.

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 01:41 AM

3 episodes in is a bit early for a filler episode, I would think. Nothing actually happened (well, except the one inevitable thing.)

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 02:10 AM

3 episodes in is a bit early for a filler episode, I would think. Nothing actually happened (well, except the one inevitable thing.)


Yeah, but what happened to
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Why do they have to call the zombies, "geeks"? In the comics they call them roamers (the ones that are walking around) and lurkers (the ones that were dormant until they heard or smelled something).

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 02:14 AM

Yeah, but what happened to

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Why do they have to call the zombies, "geeks"? In the comics they call them roamers (the ones that are walking around) and lurkers (the ones that were dormant until they heard or smelled something).


Yeah I don't quite get that, and sometimes they call em walkers instead of geeks.

Also, I'm finding it hard to like Lori.

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:02 AM

I wonder how long before the zombies start dying off? Maybe a little more than 28 days but some are heading out into the wild where there is more food but as you saw, that one zombie ate an already wounded deer. I doubt many are able to survive in the wilderness.
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Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:13 AM

Also what about the rest of the world? I am assuming such a virus or whatever responsible could spread fairly fast considering how much travel goes on around the world. There would still be some isolated islands and countries which would get through a zombie infection. North Korea for instance with their little outside contact would most likely not be infected.
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Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:15 AM

The show so far has been amazing. I'm hooked on it :D

I gotta grab some of those comics!
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Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:22 AM

I found this little gem from a while back.

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As we touched on briefly above, if Homo sapiens are good at one thing, it's killing other things. We're so good at it that we've made entire other species cease to exist without even trying. Add to the mix the sheer number of armed rednecks and hunters out there, and the zombies don't even stand a chance. There were over 14 million people hunting with a license in the U.S. in 2004. At a minimum, that's like an armed force the size of the great Los Angeles area.

Remember, the whole reason hunting licenses exist is to limit the number of animals you're allowed to kill, because if you just declared free reign for everybody with a gun, everything in the forest would be dead by sundown. Even the trees would be mounted proudly above the late-arriving hunter's mantles. It's safe to assume that when the game changes from "three deer" to "all the rotting dead people trying to eat us," there will be no shortage of volunteers.

Plus, if we look at zombies as a species, they are pretty much designed for failure. Their main form of reproduction is also their only source of food and their top predator. If they want to eat or reproduce, they have to go toe to toe with their number one predator every single time. That's like having to fight a lion every time you to want to have sex or make a sandwich. Actually, it's worse than that: Most top predators are only armed with teeth and claws, meaning they have to put themselves in harm's way to score a kill. Humans have rifles.

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Harm's way is about 4875 feet from the end of this.

The zombies have no choice but to walk into bullets. And all this isn't even counting all the other household hand guns in the world, nor the fact that zombies also have to contend with IEDs, Molotov cocktails, baseball bats, crowbars and cars that the general public will no doubt be using to cull their numbers.

And that's just from the civilian population; counting the military and police, we have another three million or so armed people, and instead of just handguns shotguns and hunting rifles, they have machine guns, combat shotguns, sniper rifles, assault rifles, sub-machine guns, grenade launchers and the occasional taser, not to mention the training to use them effectively. But why would they even bother? When they could just roll over swaths of zombies in tanks, blast them with cluster bombs and MOABs and mow them down with miniguns from the god damn Air Force that every zombie flick seems to forget about.

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 11:40 AM

After last nights episode it said there was only 3 more episodes left.... wtf?

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 11:54 AM

Enjoyed episode 3 much more than 2. Sundays still the best night for t.v. even with East Bound & Down done.

Have to put TWD just behind Boardwalk Empire which made me jump up and say HOLY S*** last night as the episode ended.

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 12:45 PM

After last nights episode it said there was only 3 more episodes left.... wtf?


First season has 6 episodes and the second season has 13, them's the breaks. :(

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 01:06 PM

Downloading ep 3 now. can't wait to see it, (and I don't get the problem with ep2, i thought it was good. you guys must have REALLY high expectations.

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 02:02 PM

Downloading ep 3 now. can't wait to see it, (and I don't get the problem with ep2, i thought it was good. you guys must have REALLY high expectations.


We are after-all Canucks fans, and expect are shows to be like are team...


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Posted 15 November 2010 - 08:28 PM

When they were making the meat suits in episode two I just couldn't help but think of Shaun of the Dead, just gotta act like a zombie.

Great movie, different genre.

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 09:52 PM

Makes me consider buying a crossbow for the silent zombie killing. Never thought about the bang of a .357 Magnum might attract more zombies.
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Posted 15 November 2010 - 09:53 PM

Downloading ep 3 now. can't wait to see it, (and I don't get the problem with ep2, i thought it was good. you guys must have REALLY high expectations.

I thought ep. 2 was great, but IMO i thought episode 3 was better.
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Posted 15 November 2010 - 10:06 PM

Makes me consider buying a crossbow for the silent zombie killing. Never thought about the bang of a .357 Magnum might attract more zombies.

honestly, I'd rather go with a composite hunting bow, it's much improved over even the best crossbow, can be loaded faster. It's better than a normal bow too, as once fully drawn you can hold it for hours with minimal effort. crossbows are cool and all, but are less efficient, slower, and more cumbersome. They also have more moving parts so they have a higher propensity to break.

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Posted 16 November 2010 - 12:13 AM

honestly, I'd rather go with a composite hunting bow, it's much improved over even the best crossbow, can be loaded faster. It's better than a normal bow too, as once fully drawn you can hold it for hours with minimal effort. crossbows are cool and all, but are less efficient, slower, and more cumbersome. They also have more moving parts so they have a higher propensity to break.


I'd rather have a lightsaber.
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Posted 16 November 2010 - 08:32 AM

I'd rather have a lightsaber.

well now you're just talking crazy talk. Lazar guns FTW. a never ending supply of ammo, can be charged w/ solar energy (no electricity required), and have a perfect shot from miles away, esp with a good scope. It's the ultimate anti-zombie weapon.




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