Fear The Walking Dead: S2E2…Still Not Feeling It…

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I’m trying, I really am…but this episode sucked. It was worse than the premiere, and has done nothing to advance my interest in the plot or characters…Here are some problems from episode 2…

 

 

1. All The Survivors Were Off Doing Incompetent Crap Again:

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The island brought a change of scenery but unfortunately presented the same set of poor decision making. I honestly don’t know how these guys are going to make it out of season 2… here’s a short list…

-Why would Travis and Madison bring their kids with them to explore the unknown island before knowing it’s safe?

-Is Travis trying to get shot by walking up to a strangers house (at night) asking if there’s anyone there?

-Why Would Travis and Madison just leave their kids (who once again, shouldn’t be there) in the living room of some strangers house when they don’t how safe said house really is?

-Is Travis trying to win ‘Parent of The Year’ by always losing track of Chris?

-Is Strand trying to get himself killed by wasting his time with Travis and Madison’s group?

-Is Daniel trying to get himself (and his daughter) killed by staying with group of survivors?

 

 

2. The Show Is Still Trying To Make Me Dislike Strand…And It’s Still Not Working:

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The show continued building up the suspicion against Strand, but as previously stated, that’s a dumb idea. I’m not rooting for any of the other characters on this show, so it’s hard to feel like fighting Strand makes any sense. After all he’s continued to act for the well being of the very¬†characters who continue to doubt him.

…in fact, when Strand got on his phone and began plotting whatever that was, I wanted to stand up and applaud him for finally trying to rid himself of the cast…

 

 

3. Hey Cool! New Characters!…Wait Nope:

In what has become a Walking Dead tradition, the new characters on this show were one and done…

I’m not saying every new survivor should join the core cast… but it seems like¬†new characters either die or are abandoned almost immediately…except for Strand, who is awesome…

 

 

4. Chris Manawa= Kylo Ren:

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‘I feel it too’

Intense anger? Check…Dad issues? Check…The dark side? Check…… In need of a hair cut? Extra check…

I couldn’t help but notice that Chris’ every growing (and quite honestly annoying) frustration with life had a certain Sith-like quality to it…

Just re-watch this episode pretending that Travis is Han Solo and Chris is Kylo Ren, and suddenly you have a legit prequel to The Force Awakens… maybe this episode wasn’t a total loss after all…

 

 

What did you think of this episode? You happy with where the show is going?

 

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