The Walking Dead Talk Through

Hosted ByBrian Meloche, Mark Kirkman, & Kyle McAdams

The Walking Dead Talk Through is an episode by episode discussion about all of the TV shows and movies within The Walking Dead Universe, based on the hit shows by AMC. In each episode, we talk about the character arcs and their interactions with other characters, the plot, and action of the episode, and make predictions on what will happen. Our listeners are very important to us, and your feedback is an essential part of this podcast. Host Brian Meloche is joined by co-host Mark Kirkman for The Walking Dead episodes, and Kyle McAdams for Fear the Walking Dead episodes. Thanks for listening!

FTWDTT 045 – Close Your Eyes (S4E10)

Talking Through Close Your Eyes

On this episode of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Episode 10, which is titled Close Your Eyes. It was written by co-executive producer Shintaro Shimosawa and directed by co-executive producer Michael E. Satrazemis. This was a bottle episode, but a good one. It only featured two characters: Alicia and Charlie. Charlie became somewhat less annoying this episode, and Alycia Debnam-Carey got to shine with this episode. Compared to last week, this was definitely a better episode, but, for me, it wasn’t outstanding. Though the acting was spot on, some of the dialog and scenes were a bit too on the nose. While the hurricane was definitely more believable this time around, there was one plot twist that I found a bit of a stretch.

Ratings are down…

Close Your Eyes got a 0.63 in the 18-49 with 1.855 million viewers, which is down from last week‘s 0.68 and 1.878 million viewers. Charts below.

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That’s it for Close Your Eyes!

Please leave your feedback for Fear the Walking Dead, Season 4 Episode 11, titled The Code, by 6 PM Eastern/5 PM Central on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. One of the best ways to submit feedback is on our Facebook group.

Other Fun Stuff Completely Unrelated to Close Your Eyes!

I also took a few minutes at the end of our episode discussion to talk about my recent experiences with AMC Premiere. When it works, it’s not bad. You get to watch shows commercial-free, there is additional content available to Premiere subscribers, and I enjoyed my first week. I was able to sign up using a $5 credit I had from Google Play, so it’s like having a free month. However, there were a few issues that make me fall short of recommending it right now. Listen to the episode for more.

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