In its eighth season, the show is finally moving to take down its tiresome super-villain—but it might be too little, too late.
Two groups left Alexandria for supply runs that went awry.
The story picked up where it left off in November: in the middle of yet another zombie crisis.
AMC’s hit apocalyptic drama finds its band of survivors trying to avert disaster after disaster.
The show's fifth-season finale wisely chose story over the typical explosion of violence.
Crisis erupts at Alexandria after long-simmering distrust drives wedges between its inhabitants.
Things turned gory for a team on a dangerous resupply mission, and someone betrayed Rick and the group back in Alexandria.
Rick and company adjust, with varying degrees of success, to life behind tall walls in Alexandria.
The survivors get their bearings in a strange, but seemingly safe, new community.
After enduring trauma after trauma, the gang may have found a place to rest their heads.
The show finally ended its streak of solid episodes with a hour of (almost) total tedium.
After a harrowing mid-season finale, the show bids a bloody farewell to a fan favorite.
Dissecting "Coda," the mid-season finale of the fifth season
Dissecting "Crossed," the seventh episode of the fifth season
Dissecting "Consumed," the sixth episode of the fifth season
Dissecting "Self Help," the fifth episode of the fifth season
Dissecting "Slabtown," the fourth episode of the fifth season
Dissecting "Four Walls and a Roof," the third episode of the fifth season
The new season moves in a quicker, more dynamic way, but viewers have seen the show disappoint on early momentum before.