19 November 2012 2:19 PM, PST | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

Time plays a huge factor in television story telling, probably more than you might think. More often than not, network television shows will air in real time, with their seasons roughly taking place between the months of September and May. And cable networks, like AMC, tend to slow down time. Breaking Bad is a great example of this slower pacing. The show’s five seasons play out over the course of two years. Whether you’re watching a show playing out in real time or taking things at a slower pace, that time is important. Watching The Walking Dead’s “Hounded” brought this to the front of my mind. I was comparing what was happening on screen to what took place in the comic book series and found myself witnessing events unfold at a much faster rate. Rick’s phone call with Lori – heck, even Lori’s death – happened later »

- Brody Gibson

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