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 056 – The End of Everything (S5E5)

FTWDTT 056 – The End of Everything (S5E5)

Talking Through The End of Everything

On this episode 56 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, Brian and Kyle are joined again by our special guest co-host Mark from The Walking Dead Talk Through, as we talk through Fear the Walking Dead Season 5 Episode 5, which is titled, The End of Everything. This was written by co-showrunners Andrew Chambliss & Ian Goldberg, and directed by co-executive producer Michael E. Satrazemis.

We have more feedback for last week’s episode… S5E5 coverage starts at 13:35…

Before we get into this week’s episode, we have to share more feedback we received for last week’s episode, S5E4 Skidmark. Discussion on this week’s episode starts at 13 minutes and 35 seconds into the podcast.

Althea’s Backstory and The Bog

We get to learn a bit about why Althea’s so determined to get the story and at least a part of the story that was The Bog. She chased the story instead of staying with her brother. We get some insights about the group with the helicopter that we also see that takes away Rick on The Walking Dead. If they are trying to rebuild civilization, why are they killing anyone they come in contact with? For that matter, to take it down to basic survival, since a civilization needs people, not to mention more people being born, why would you kill someone who can have children? Why not recruit her? I don’t get it. This episode just made me ask a lot more questions about them than it answered.

An impossible relationship?

Yes, it was obvious that there was an attraction between Althea and Isabelle, but the whole “I’m going to kill you but I can’t ’cause I love you” vibe I just couldn’t get into. If the actors weren’t as strong this episode, I would not have given a much lower rating to this episode, but I liked the ending and in the end, I liked it more than I could have. Kyle and Mark liked it more than I did.

FTWD Ratings are up slightly…

This week, FTWD ratings sunk to a new low in the 18-49 demographic. S5E5 The End of Everything got a 0.46 in the 18-49 demographic with 1.708 million viewers, up from the last week‘s 0.45 and 1.655 million viewers. Again, there was no Talking Dead this week so no ratings for it.

Fear the Walking Dead Live + Same Day Ratings (18-49)
Fear the Walking Dead Live + Same Day Total Viewers

That’s it for The End of Everything!

The End of Everything didn’t wow us. We liked it, but no one loved it. We have to record a day early next week, so please leave your feedback for Fear the Walking Dead, Season 5 Episode 6, which is titled The Little Prince, by 6 PM Eastern/5 PM Central on Monday, July 8, 2019. Check the Facebook group for any deadline changes. The best way to submit your feedback is on the Facebook group.

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