Maggie on the Greene family farm.
Photo courtesy AMC’s “The Walking Dead” Facebook
The interesting thing about this week’s “Walking Dead” is the idea of the past, perceptions of what it was and trying to return to that past.
We’ve all been there, reminiscing about the past and yearning for days gone by. I’ll admit, I do it too. Just this weekend, a few buddies and I talked about playing high school football, and it happens almost every time we meet up.
Can you blame us – or in this case, blame the people in the show?
The idea of a warm shower, or a drink among a few friends, seems so foreign in the show that when they do happen, you feel uneasy, like something bad is going to happen right then and there.
But the big problem is moving on from those “comfortable” settings.
In the early days of the show, home was where the heart was; Hershel’s farm for example. Now, home is a small shelter over your head that only lasts a few moments until you have to find a new shelter.
If you can move on, leave the farm and head for the next available shelter; you’ll survive. Get stuck in the farm’s green pastures and you’ll soon be roaming them as a walker.
In order to advance in this new world, you must forget the past.
And now onto the SPOILERS of the show.
Five things to take away from this week’s “Walking Dead”:
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