WARNING: Contains Some Spoilers
Often, whenever I talk about TV shows with someone and I mention AMC’s The Walking Dead, the first thing they’ll say is “Oh, that show about zombies?” The problem with this response is that there is much more to this show than just “zombies.” I do acknowledge the fact that The Walking Dead has to do with the zombie apocalypse, but for those of you that thought this show was simply about a group of humans fighting the undead, then the season 5 premiere will show you how the recurring theme of the human condition and family plays an integral part in the unfolding of the series.
For fans, such as myself, who have been keeping up with the show, the season finale of the fourth season ended on somewhat of a cliffhanger. Rick Grimes and his remaining friends found themselves confined in a place known as Terminus, which they were made to believe was a sanctuary by signs and radio recordings, but in fact was a trap for any other human survivors to stumble upon and meet an unfortunate fate at the hands of the people in charge of Terminus. Continue reading Review: ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 5 Premiere