The Walking Dead teases TV’s first “fully nude” zombie—sorry, walker

When the back half of season eight premieres February 25, The Walking Dead will be trying to recover some lost ground. The season premiere and midseason finale were both among the lowest-rated entries of the series in the last five years, and with this Negan thing still dragging on, executive producers Scott Gimple…

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It’s the passion of the Eugene on an uneven Walking Dead

We begin and end with Rick and the Garbage People (I’m sorry, the “Scavengers,” though I still think my name is better). Most of “Time For After” takes place in and around the Sanctuary, following Eugene’s efforts to deal with the zombie horde, and Daryl and the others’ big play to force the issue. But Rick’s…

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The King struggles with his crown on an entertaining The Walking Dead

“Some Guy” begins with a flashback and another one of King Ezekiel’s speeches. On paper, that’s not a promising way to begin the hour. The show has fallen into a nasty habit of trying to generate drama and import out of juggling timelines, a trick that only really works if it’s clever and doesn’t happen very often.…