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The Walking Dead: “Save the Last One”

Choices The Walking Dead AMC, Sundays, 9/10 PM “Save the Last One” Written by Scott M. Gimple Directed by Phil Abraham “The choices that I made for you were not mine to make.” – Dale The characters trapped in the zombie apocalypse of The Walking Dead have not had to make very many hard decisions lately. In Season One, they decided to leave Merle behind, regretted that decision, and went back for him. Which led to all kinds of mayhem, which apparently Shane Walsh has remembered, even if no one else has. Beyond that, however, most of their decisions have been simple:…

The Walking Dead: “Pilot”

Humanity The Walking Dead “Pilot” AMC, Sundays, 9/10 PM Teleplay by Frank Darabont Directed by Frank Darabont “The fever burns you out. But then, after awhile, you come back.” — Morgan In the first scene of AMC’s new series, The Walking Dead, the hero shoots a little blonde girl carrying a teddy bear in the head. We’re supposed to accept this gory head shot, because her face is a nightmare; we’re supposed to approve because she’s a zombie, not a “real” human being. I find that point of view repellent and callous, and it’s why I’m not normally a fan of zombie…