WASHINGTON, October 19, 2014 – Last week’s season five had Walking Dead breaking viewing records with a total of 22.372 watchers compared to season four’s debut of 20.2 million. We obviously have not lost interest.
The “prison gang” (how long has it been since we called them that?) has reunited, escaping the cannibals at Terminus for now. Only they are without supplies, though through Carol’s quick thinking back at Terminus and Rick’s hiding of their weapons before he was captured, they are not without firepower.
We know part of the story this season will be about finding Beth. Last time we saw Herschel’s daughter she was being stolen away just as she and Daryl were experiencing some happiness. She actually had him smiling.
This episode, Daryl recognizes the car he saw Beth being kidnapped in. Daryl, now back with Carol (our love/sex drama for this season) after Rick warmly welcomes her back to the fold, goes out after Beth.
Something tells me that Darryl and Carol will become more infamous in legend than Bonnie and Clyde.
But we won’t see Beth tonight.
Tonight’s second episode of Season 5, Strangers, will be about the building the foundation blocks for the rest of the season. We were briefly introduced to Father Gabriel, an important character for fans of the comic book, last week when we left him calling for help and surrounded by walkers.
This season Gareth takes on the role of antagonist and he promises to be every bit of the problem that the governor was, and then some. I mean the governor may have been power mad – but at least he didn’t eat you.
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