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 058 – Still Standing (S5E7)

Talking Through Still Standing

On this episode 58 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, Brian, Kyle and Mark talk through Fear the Walking Dead Season 5 Episode 7, which is titled, Still Standing. This was written by co-producer Richard Naing, and directed by Marta Cunningham. Marta Cunningham is notable because we think she is the first director to also direct Star Trek: Discovery, which is the other show Brian podcasts about.

We have more feedback for last week’s episode… S5E7 coverage starts at 30:37…

Before we get into this week’s episode, we have to share more feedback we received for last week’s episode, S5E6 The Little Prince, and Kyle tells us what he thought of the episode. Discussion on this week’s episode starts at 30 minutes and 37 seconds into the podcast.

Not as many people disliked this episode, but it’s still not a favorite!

Most people think this episode was better than last week, but it’s no masterpiece. The character moments are really good, but there are some points in this episode that are handwaved over. How did Strand and Charlie move the balloon? How did it become arranged in such a way to make a wall? How did they move the propellers? How are they continuing to put the plane together when it seems there’s no one actually working on it? How did they suddenly become airplane mechanics? How we don’t see June and Al repel up the mountain? It has some flaws, but if you don’t nitpick too much, it’s still an enjoyable story.

Ratings went to an all-time low for the show this week…

For the second week in a row, FTWD ratings sunk to a new low in the 18-49 demographic and ratings. S5E6 The Little Prince got a 0.34 in the 18-49 demographic with 1.393 million viewers, down from the last week‘s 0.42 and 1.488 million viewers. Unfortunately, this is an all-time low in ratings and viewers for the show. Again, there was no Talking Dead this week so no ratings for it, but it returns next week.

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That’s it for Still Standing!

Still Standing wasn’t a spectacular episode, but we liked it well enough. Please leave your feedback for the mid-season finale for Fear the Walking Dead, Season 5 Episode 8, which is titled, Is Anybody Out There?, by 6 PM Eastern/5 PM Central on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Check the Facebook group for any deadline changes. The best way to submit your feedback is on the Facebook group, and stay tuned for some important news in the future!

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