Sunday, February 22, 2015

I suppose nothing good lasts forever

The Walking Dead may have jumped the shark tonight.

I'm not the only one with that estimation.  Many others are expressing the same thing.

This show has gone political, and far too blatantly so.

This episode had one and only one purpose.  It was one scene.  A scene designed to throw something into the face of viewers.  And that's all that this episode was meant to do.

I don't care for that no matter what one's persuasion may be.  What I've enjoyed most of The Walking Dead is that it explores the human condition in the face of the most trying of circumstances, and it does so without regard to political perspectives.  That's what has made The Walking Dead such refreshing viewing.

Tonight The Walking Dead fell back into the gutter that is most of the rest of television.

Very disappointed.  Very.

3 comments:

Thespia said...

Don't you hate it when that happens? I had a certain actress that I really admired open her big mouth at the Oscars and now I'm disheartened to watch her :(

Anonymous said...

Yes I would have to say that episode may have been the scariest Walking Dead I had seen. You are right, they wanted to push it in our faces. They didnt need to do that IMHO. I have not read the original books but I have heard that there is a homosexual character in it, so they may be following the original content. So be it, they didnt have to be so...blatant? about it.

jessicaash2003@yahoo.com said...

Isn't it funny how, for some folks, all television has to do is have a gay character in a storyline, and they're "throwing it in the viewer's faces"? Chris, do you honestly think that in those "most trying of circumstances", only straight people are likely to survive?

Sunday, February 22, 2015

I suppose nothing good lasts forever

The Walking Dead may have jumped the shark tonight.

I'm not the only one with that estimation.  Many others are expressing the same thing.

This show has gone political, and far too blatantly so.

This episode had one and only one purpose.  It was one scene.  A scene designed to throw something into the face of viewers.  And that's all that this episode was meant to do.

I don't care for that no matter what one's persuasion may be.  What I've enjoyed most of The Walking Dead is that it explores the human condition in the face of the most trying of circumstances, and it does so without regard to political perspectives.  That's what has made The Walking Dead such refreshing viewing.

Tonight The Walking Dead fell back into the gutter that is most of the rest of television.

Very disappointed.  Very.

3 comments:

Thespia said...

Don't you hate it when that happens? I had a certain actress that I really admired open her big mouth at the Oscars and now I'm disheartened to watch her :(

Anonymous said...

Yes I would have to say that episode may have been the scariest Walking Dead I had seen. You are right, they wanted to push it in our faces. They didnt need to do that IMHO. I have not read the original books but I have heard that there is a homosexual character in it, so they may be following the original content. So be it, they didnt have to be so...blatant? about it.

jessicaash2003@yahoo.com said...

Isn't it funny how, for some folks, all television has to do is have a gay character in a storyline, and they're "throwing it in the viewer's faces"? Chris, do you honestly think that in those "most trying of circumstances", only straight people are likely to survive?