FTWDTT 084 – The Beacon (S7E1)
Talking Through The Beacon
We Are Back! For this episode 84 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle, Brian (in limited fashion), and LT talk through Season 7 Episode 1 of Fear the Walking Dead, the season premiere, titled The Beacon, which was written by co-showrunners Ian Goldberg & Andrew Chambliss and directed by co-executive producer Michael E. Satrazemis.
Strand’s new beginnings, Alicia still MIA, and a nuclear wasteland…
Stand has taken a liking to his new dictatorial style. To his fashion sense decked out in a battle coat, military-style hat, and a sword. Plus he still has his way with words. He’s so eloquent right before he kills you. We meet a new survivor named Will who we find out, after a lot of babble, knows Alicia, lived with Alicia, or something like that. Some of us just didn’t understand the timeline that was being described by Will and with everyone’s reactions to the atomic environment around them. When did the bombs go off? Weeks, Months? Who knows.
We find out a little info about what Alicia has been up to. But not much. She was with Will at some point, Will did something that got him banished by Alicia, but then when they return to the Bunker at The Franklin everyone is gone but a Murel and a cryptic note left for Will by Alicia. So time will tell when we see Alicia again and Will unfortunately will not get to make the reunion. Poor Will.
We did cover a little of World Beyond the Corduroy Addition but some of us feel that the show is taking some steps back into season one territory. And not in a good way. Let’s just hope they don’t do that because it was getting interesting, the characters were getting stronger and we were getting some real intrigue with the CRM. Just don’t want it to turn back into the Kid’s show like season one.
So enjoy as we discuss the Strandtastic premiere of Season 7 of Fear The Walking Dead.
00:01:18 Before Episode Discussion
00:03:20 Episode Discussion
00:09:31 Awesome Sauce
00:32:07 Weak Sauce
00:54:02 What Sauce
01:03:10 Sad Sauce
01:34:56 World Beyond Feedback
01:55:29 News, Ratings and Info
02:06:27 Interact/Support to End
Ratings for the season 7 premiere are up!!!
Ratings for S7E1 The Beacon are up! Yea! The Beacon got a 0.26 in the 18-49 demographic, with 1.087 million viewers, up from the Season 6 Finale S6E16 The Beginning, which got a 0.20 in the 18-49 demographic and 1.045 million viewers. Talking Dead got a 0.07 in the 18-49 with 295,000 viewers, lower then last weeks with a total viewers of 0.08 and 303,000 viewers. World Beyond S2E3 Exit Wounds got a 0.16 with 669,000 million viewers down from S2E2 with 0.19 and 807,000 viewers.
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