Series: The Walking Dead Talk Through - TWD Only

The Walking Dead Talk Through is a weekly discussion about The Walking Dead on 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. Hosted by Brian Meloche and Mark Kirkman. Thanks for listening!

TWDTT 105 – Bonds (S10E6)

Brian and Mark talk through The Walking Dead, Season 10 Episode 6, titled Bonds. This episode was written by Kevin Deiboldt and directed by Dan Liu.

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TWDTT 105 – Bonds (S10E6)

TWDTT 104 – What It Always Is (S10E5)

Brian and Mark talk through The Walking Dead, Season 10 Episode 5, titled What It Always Is. This episode was written by Eli Jorné and directed by Laura Belsey. In a standout performance by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, we catch up with the escaped Negan, who has a groupie. We watch him turn back to old Negan, but with a purpose. Kelly hasn’t returned. Ezekiel has an issue. Aaron makes contact.

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TWDTT 104 – What It Always Is (S10E5)

TWDTT 103 – Silence the Whisperers (S10E4)

Brian and Mark talk through The Walking Dead, Season 10 Episode 4, titled Silence the Whisperers. This episode was written by Geraldine Inoa and directed by Michael Cudlitz. Some in Alexandria take their frustrations out on Lydia, and Negan becomes an unlikely hero. The Hilltop suffers a major setback.

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TWDTT 103 – Silence the Whisperers (S10E4)

TWDTT 102 – Ghosts (S10E3)

Brian and Mark talk through The Walking Dead, Season 10 Episode 3, titled Ghosts. This episode was written by Jim Barnes and directed by David Boyd. Alexandria is being hit by wave upon wave of walkers, while Carol deals with Alpha and her own demons while being sleep deprived.

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TWDTT 102 – Ghosts (S10E3)

TWDTT 101 – We Are the End of the World (S10E2)

Brian and Mark talk through The Walking Dead, Season 10 Episode 2, titled We Are the End of the World. This episode was written by Nicole Mirante-Matthews and directed by Greg Nicotero. This all Whisperers episode shows the meeting of Alpha and Beta, the origins of the Whisperers, and we meet the newly annointed Gamma.

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TWDTT 101 – We Are the End of the World (S10E2)

TWDTT 100 – Lines We Cross (S10E1)

Brian and Mark talk through a detailed analysis of the season 10 premiere of The Walking Dead, Season 10 Episode 1, titled Lines We Cross. This episode was written by Angela Kang and directed by Greg Nicotero. Since AMC Premiere made the season premiere available a week early, we did a first impressions episode that was released Sunday night. Here’s a more detailed analysis of the season premiere with your feedback.

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TWDTT 100 – Lines We Cross (S10E1)

TWDTT 099 – Lines We Cross – First Impressions (S10E1)

Brian, Mark, and Kyle give their first impressions of the season 10 premiere of The Walking Dead, Season 10 Episode 1, titled Lines We Cross. This episode was written by Angela Kang and directed by Greg Nicotero. Since AMC Premiere made the season premiere available a week early, we are able to do a first impressions episode for early release this week. We will do a second episode with a more detailed analysis of the season premiere with your feedback later this week.

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TWDTT 099 – Lines We Cross – First Impressions (S10E1)

TWDTT 098 – The Storm (S9E16)

On episode 98 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Brian and Mark are joined by special guest Alex to discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 16 titled The Storm. We finally get to see winter on The Walking Dead, but be careful what you wish for. We were disappointed with this season finale, not only because of the failed attempt at realistic winter conditions but also because this just didn’t feel like a season finale episode to us. We expected a lot more, and we didn’t get it. Sign up to our Facebook group to stay in touch!

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TWDTT 098 – The Storm (S9E16)

TWDTT 097 – The Calm Before (S9E15)

Brian and special guest co-host Steve discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 15 titled The Calm Before. We finally see them sign the charter, and we see the after effects of what Alpha is truly capable of, as we lose many people, some we barely know and others we know very well. Sign up to our Facebook group to stay in touch!

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TWDTT 096 – Scars (S9E14)

Brian, Mark & special guest Steve discuss Scars, The Walking Dead S9E14. This episode was written by Corey Reed & Vivian Tse, and directed by Millicent Shelton. We finally learn how Daryl & Michonne get those scars, and why Judith is special.

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TWDTT 095 – Chokepoint (S9E13)

On episode 95 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and special guest co-host Lara discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 13 titled Chokepoint. We see more of Beta this episode, an epic fight, and The Kingdom is threatened by a new group and that takes an unexpected turn. Sign up to our Facebook group to stay in touch!

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TWDTT 094 – Guardians (S9E12)

On episode 94 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 12 titled Guardians. We see more of what makes the Whisperers, including Alpha, tick, see the goings on in Alexandria, the Rosita love “triangle” or family unit “rhombus” forming, and a daring rescue takes place. Sign up to our Facebook group to stay in touch!

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TWDTT 093 – Bounty (S9E11)

On episode 93 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and special guest co-host Steve Brown discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 11 titled Bounty. Brian wasn’t on the podcast this week but can be heard via voicemails, and unlike the last three episodes, he loved this one! Sign up to our Facebook group to stay in touch!

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TWDTT 092 – Omega (S9E10)

On episode 92 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 10 titled Omega. Like last week, Mark liked this one more than I did. Sign up to our Facebook group to stay in touch!

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TWDTT 091 – Adaptation (S9E9)

On episode 91 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 9 titled Adaptation. Mark liked this one more than I did. Sign up to our Facebook group to stay in touch!

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TWDTT 090 – Evolution (S9E8)

On episode 90 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 8, titled Evolution. Mark liked this one more than I did. I would have appreciated filling in the Michonne vs. everyone else, or so it seems, mystery rather than spending all this time with Henry and the angsty teens. By the way, during the hiatus, sign up to our Facebook group to stay in touch!

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TWDTT 089 – Stradivarius (S9E7)

On episode 89 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 7, titled Stradivarius. Michonne leads the new people to The Hilltop, and we discover whether they are good or bad people, What happened between Michonne and Maggie? Was this rift caused by Maggie’s actions that day many years ago that caused Rick to be where he was that led to his fate? Maggie’s gone from the Hilltop. Jesus now leads the Hilltop flock. Daryl has that same scar as Michonne, and he HAS been out there all this time looking for Rick after I suggested that last week.

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TWDTT 088 – Who Are You Now? (S9E6)

On episode 88 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 6, titled Who Are You Now? This episode marks a big time jump. Is The Walking Dead in our future for the first time? 2021 possibly? What happened to Michonne during that time? We meet a new group, and see part of an old one get the Carol treatment!

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TWDTT 087 – What Comes After (S9E5)

On episode 87 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark’s co-host on Panels to Pixels and frequent contributor Steve Brown joins us, as we talk through The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 5, titled What Comes After. This episode marks Rick’s final episode on The Walking Dead, but how that went down took a sharp left turn from what we had expected. into some of what we might have hoped, and, after all the dust cleared and the announcements were made, something we didn’t expect.

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TWDTT 086 – The Obliged (S9E4)

On episode 86 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 4, titled The Obliged. We say farewell to Rick next week, as Rick and Daryl fight and fall into a sinkhole, Michonne and Negan have a discussion, Anne continues to be Jadis.

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TWDTT 085 – Warning Signs (S9E3)

On episode 85 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle, Mark, and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 3, titled Warning Signs. We all loved it! We get closer to saying farewell to Rick, as the Oceansiders go vigilante on the Saviors, Anne becomes Jadis again, Gabriel isn’t a B (he’s an A). Should she be a Gregory or a Negan?

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TWDTT 084 – The Bridge (S9E2)

On episode 84 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 2, titled The Bridge. We both loved it! We both think the season is heading in the right direction, in every way but the ratings.

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TWDTT 083 – A New Beginning (S9E1)

On episode 83 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 1, the season premiere, titled A New Beginning. Mark loved it. I didn’t love it, but I liked it a lot. It was a setup episode, and a bit long, but there wasn’t much I could find fault with, unlike the second half of the Fear season 4.

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TWDTT 082 – Comic-Con, Other News and Brian Rants!

Brian is, Back in the Saddle Again, with Mark and Kyle to discuss all the news, trailers, past discussions of The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead that came out of Comic-Con this year. Read More…

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TWDTT 081 – Wrath (S8E16) Feedback

For this special feedback only episode 81 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark, Kyle and I give your feedback from Season 8, Episode 16 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Wrath. We also have a little news,

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TWDTT 080 – Wrath (S8E16) Roundtable

On this very special roundtable episode number 80 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we talk through Season 8, Episode 16 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Wrath. We are joined again by Kristin, Rima, co-host of target=”_blank”>Legion ‘Cast,

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TWDTT 079 – Worth (S8E15)

On episode number 79 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I talk through Season 8, Episode 15 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Worth. This episode was good, but not as good as some of the others in the second half.

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TWDTT 078 – Still Gotta Mean Something (S8E14)

On episode number 78 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I talk through Season 8, Episode 14 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Still Gotta Mean Something. This was another great episode, as it seems all of the second half have been so far!

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TWDTT 077 – Do Not Send Us Astray (S8E13)

On episode number 77 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I talk through Season 8, Episode 13 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Do Not Send Us Astray. There is a big, exciting battle at The Hilltop! For the most part, our heroes win.

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TWDTT 076 – The Key (S8E12)

During episode number 76 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I talk through Season 8, Episode 12 of The Walking Dead, which is titled The Key. A grieving Rick takes his shot at Negan. Rather than go after Negan,

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TWDTT 075 – Dead or Alive Or (S8E11)

On this episode, Mark and I talk through Season 8, Episode 11 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Dead or Alive Or. We see the journey of Father Gabriel and The Hilltop’s Dr. Carson try to get back to The Hilltop and fail. Dr.

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TWDTT 074 – The Lost and the Plunderers (S8E10)

Mark and I talk through Season 8 Episode 10, titled The Lost and the Plunderers. Overall, we thought the episode was the best of the season, with particularly good performances by Steven Ogg and Pollyanna McIntosh.

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TWDTT 073 – Honor (S8E9)

On this episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, I am joined by my new co-host, Mark Kirkman, no relation :-), as we analyze Season 8 Episode 9, titled Honor. Overall, we thought the episode was middle of the road, not bad but not great. We say farewell to Carl, but I was surprised that I didn’t cry.

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TWDTT 072 – How It’s Gotta Be (S8E8)

On this episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Brian is joined by Ben Beck of DC Prime Time and Lara Wille-Swink as we discuss S8E8 of The Walking Dead, the midseason finale, titled How It’s Gotta Be.

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TWDTT 071 – Time For After (S8E7) Feedback

On the conclusion of a very special 2-parter of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we give your feedback and notes of Season 8, Episode 7 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Time For After. I am joined again by Rima,

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TWDTT 070 – Time For After (S8E7) Review

On this very special 2-part episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Season 8, Episode 7 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Time For After. I am joined by Rima, from the Strange Indeed podcast, and Kristin from House Podcastica.

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TWDTT 069 – The King, the Widow, and Rick (S8E6)

On this episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Season 8, Episode 6 of The Walking Dead, which is deceptively titled The King, the Widow, and Rick. For this episode, I am joined by returning guest host Reese Nicole Brown of The Introverted…

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TWDTT 068 – The Big Scary U (S8E5)

On this episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Season 8, Episode 5 of The Walking Dead, which is titled The Big Scary U. For this episode, I am joined by Mark Kirkman and Clare Retterer!

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TWDTT 067 – Some Guy (S8E4)

For this episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Season 8, Episode 4 of The Walking Dead, which is titled “Some Guy”, and the post-Ruthie period of this podcast begins. For the rest of this half season, through Episode 8 in December,

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TWDTT 066 – Monsters (S8E3)

Monsters is the third episode of season 8 and the topic of our discussion this week. A season 1 character returns that can’t compete with the return of Morgan, but he gets killed off anyway, so it doesn’t really matter.

This is the final episode with Ruthie as co-host. She announced this week that she is stepping down, effectivel immediately. Brian will continue to do the show with guest hosts until a co-host can be chosen.

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TWDTT 065 – The Damned (S8E2)

Ruthie returns to the podcast! Ruthie and Brian discuss the non-stop action that was in The Walking Dead’s S8E2, titled The Damned.

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TWDTT 064 – Mercy (S8E1)

Hi, Brian here, and Season 8 of The Walking Dead is finally here! We have been teasing the return of Ruthie for weeks now, but she’s out sick this week, and my Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through co-host Kyle wasn’t available to sub in,

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TWDTT 063 – The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (S7E16)

As The First Day of the Rest of Your Life is the last episode of season 7 of The Walking Dead, there is one thing for sure we can all agree on: there are no more episodes in season 7! This show has definitely taken us on a roller coaster this season, with plenty of ups and downs for all fans. Whether you liked or disliked this latest episode, no one can really say for sure where future seasons will take us. Another character’s journey has come to a close, and what a shocking ending it was. Why did Negan say she had him wrapped around her little finger? Must have been the beach ball sized lady nuts.

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TWDTT 062 – Something They Need (S7E15)

Something They Need is the penultimate episode of the seventh season and is the one where they finally go to Oceanside. It’s also the one where Sasha has to make a decision about her future. And it’s also the one where we get a character named Rapey Davey. But, this isn’t Friends, it’s The Walking Dead where the future is uncertain. Rick and the gang go to Oceanside and take all of their guns, but promise to bring them back. Will they be able to keep this promise? Sasha tells Negan that she will join him, but then tells Eugene that she doesn’t want to be used to hurt her friends and asks for his help. How will she get out of the situation she has created for herself?

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TWDTT 061 – The Other Side (S7E14)

The Other Side, also known as the antepenultimate episode of season 7 of The Walking Dead, was a rather middle of the road episode for the two of us. While it wasn’t terrible, it didn’t really knock our socks off either. This episode mainly focused on the unlikely–and reckless–pairing of Sasha and Rosita, with a little bit of the Hilltop sprinkled in for good measure. While we know what it is that motivates them, it’s hard to understand why they are making such rash decisions. It also seems unlikely that Sasha will survive her decision.

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TWDTT 060 – Bury Me Here (S7E13)

Bury Me Here is the title of the 13th episode of The Walking Dead this season, and it was also what one character wanted, and, in the end, got. That character was Richard, and the one who buried him, both literally and figuratively was Morgan. Although the previews lead us to believe that this was a Carol-centric episode, it was really all about Morgan. Morgan was the one who arguably had the biggest character change this episode, a change that was brought about ultimately by Richard, the one he buried. What a circle of life and death this episode was; and it also brought a little rearranging and mind-changing.

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TWDTT 059 – Say Yes (S7E12)

Say Yes is the next episode of The Walking Dead and there was a lot of yes in this episode. Michonne and Rick said yes to each other, Jadis said yes to Rick’s deal, Sasha said yes to Rosita’s ridiculous plan, and Tara said yes to herself when she (we think) decided to tell Rick about all the guns at Oceanside. What will be the result of all this yes? Probably something pretty spectacular, but we won’t find out next week! Next week looks to be a Carol-centric episode, which is quite alright with this podcaster. I hope she has a come to Jesus moment and will be ready to join the fight against the Saviors.

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TWDTT 058 – Hostiles and Calamities (S7E11)

Hostiles and Calamities is the next episode of The Walking Dead, and it is an all Saviors all the time episode. If you couldn’t tell, neither one of us really cared too much for this episode. However, one bright spot, for at least one of us, is that Dwight gets beat up. Even though we didn’t, we always like it when our listeners enjoy the show!

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TWDTT 057 – New Best Friends (S7E10)

New Best Friends are what Rick and the gang found in this episode, as well as a porcupine walker and a wire cat statue. While Winslow didn’t survive the encounter, hopefully the cat found a new home with Michonne. Also hopefully,

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TWDTT 056 – Rock in the Road (S7E9)

What an episode back from hiatus! Rock in the Road showed us all the things we wanted, and none of the stuff we didn’t. Like Brian said, it was Negan without Negan. Unfortunately, even though I love Jeffrey Dean Morgan, a little Negan goes a long,

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