The Walking Dead recap show is back on Collider Video with hosts John Rocha, Kaori Takee, Quinn Marie and Josh Macuga. It’s episode 8 of season 6, “Start to Finish”, which seems to be a reference to the fact that Alexandria is finished.
In the silence of the fallen tower, the ever present moan of walkers invade the peaceful hamlet. The invasion by the melee of walkers leaves Carol with a concussion and Deanna falls on a table saw — or at least that’s what we think happens, but she’s actually been bitten, and in perfect Deanna form, her reaction is what we’d all like to say — “Well, shit.” Which should really be the title of tonight’s episode. Because, Alexandria, is well… shit.
Carl and Ron finally have it out and, because whatever Ron touches turns to mush, the walkers now have access to the main house where Deanna is already dying. This walker invasion takes over Alexandria like a devastating natural disaster. The doors, the house, the…everything, are not holding; including the already tense relationship between Carol, Morgan, the Doctor and the Wolf (which is an actual situation not a terrible children’s book). If tension were an object in this episode, it would be a steel wall, and Rick & Co. would have to cut through it with a butter knife to survive.
The episode leaves us with some major questions. How can Rick & Co. save Alexandria? Where does the Wolf go, and just how awful is Morgan’s idea to keep him alive going to prove when he returns with reinwolvements (see what I did there) to take down more of the residents? Where are Daryl, Abraham, and Sasha? And just how bad is Glenn going to be when he starts killing walkers to save Maggie? Who is Negan and why does he like napkins so much? Mid-season finale… we’re on the edge of our seats just waiting.