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TWDTT 125 – Acheron, Part II (S11E2)

The Walking Dead Talk Through
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TWDTT 125 - Acheron, Part II (S11E2)
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Gage, Roy and more Train Cars!

For episode 125 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle, Brian, and LT talk through The Walking Dead Season 11 Episode 2 titled Acheron, Part 2. It was written by Angela Kang and Jim Barnes and directed by Kevin Dowling.

Maggie, that was cold!

Well, Maggie doesn’t seem to be bothered by the choices she makes. She also isn’t that great at giving a pep talk but I guess she has seen some things and has had to make some hard choices to stay alive. We do get to see the return of Gage and Roy but without the supplies, they ran off with. And Negan has an interesting arch in this episode. Is there going to be a change in relations between him and Maggie?  I guess we will have to see.

We did like the look of this episode and a glimpse of those who were surviving down in the subway after the fall. But as with most things, walkers get involved and make a mess out of things. Luckily we know our group can handle themselves. Even if some of their Train car clearing tactics were a bit weak.

Yumiko, Eugene, King Ezekiel and Princess finally get reunited and step into a brand new world.

This time we see Yumiko show off her skills against the Commonwealth Buerocrats. She knows how to read a room. This does play out well for our group but they did take one last poke at Eugene to break him, but it didn’t work. At least that is what Kyle thinks. This in the end gets our group reunited and passing inspection for entry into the Commonwealth and a surprise (well, not really) introduction to the one and only Stephine. Eugene is finally getting a girlfriend…well we think so. Guess we will have to wait and see.

Chapters

00:00:00​ Intro
00:04:51​ Feedback before Episode Discussion
00:08:48 Episode Discussion
00:10:29 Ratings
00:12:10 Awesome Sauce
00:37:27 Weak Sauce
00:53:11​ What Sauce
01:19:20 Sad Sauce
01:27:06 Feedback
01:35:46 News, Ratings and Info
01:38:44 Interact/Support to End

Ratings went down but up in the Parrots.

Ratings for S11E2 Acheron, Part II are down a little but a nice surprise in the Parrots as the show jumped up to number 2, really, this is awesome. Acheron, Part II got a 0.52 in the 18-49 demographic, with 1.990 million viewers, down from last episode S11E1 Acheron, Part I, which got a 0.60 in the 18-49 demographic and 2.216 million viewers. Talking Dead got a 0.18 in the 18-49 with 779,000 viewers, down from 0.18 and 874,000 viewers.

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