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Tell It to the Frogs 

Rick is reunited with Lori and Carl but soon decides - along with some of the other survivors - to return to the rooftop and rescue Merle. Meanwhile, tensions run high between the other survivors at the camp.


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Rick and his newfound friends return to their camp where he is reunited with this wife Lori and his son Carl. She's very happy to see her husband alive and well but is more than a bit angry at Shane Walsh, Rick's police partner, who told her he was dead. The returnees also have to tell Merle Dixon's brother Daryl that they had to leave him behind. Rick is feeling some guilt over that and decides he's going to return to Atlanta to rescue him. What they find when they get there is not what they expected. Back at the camp, Shane takes out his frustrations on one of the men who has been physically abusing his wife. Written by garykmcd

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Once Merle gets the hacksaw he could cut the bolt to which the handcuff is locked. This would take only a couple of minutes, or he could cut the chain holding the cuffs together. This would not be as easy but still possible. Instead he chooses to cut his hand off. This would take quite a bit longer than the chain, would be incredibly painful, risk death from blood loss or infection and would permanently disable him in a world where having both hand could be the difference between surviving or not. Merle is stupid, but he isn't THAT stupid. See more »


[first lines]
Merle Dixon: [Merle sits alone cuffed to the rooftop as he begins talking to himself deliriously] That's right. You heard me, bitch. You got a problem? Bring it on if you're man enough, Or take it up the chain if you're a pussy. You heard me, you pussy-ass noncom bitch. You ain't deaf. Take it up the damn chain of command or you can kiss my lily-white ass.
Merle Dixon: [Merle laughs] That's right. That's what I said. You heard me. And then this idiot, he takes a swing, You know, and well...
Merle Dixon: [...]
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Reunion and Despair
8 October 2011 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Rick and the survivors return to the camp and he meets his wife Lori and his son Carl. Lori does not tell him about her affair with Shane and is upset and angry with Shane, since he told her that Rick was dead. The survivors have to face Merle's brother Daryl Dixon, who is also a violent man, to tell him that his brother was left behind. Rick decides to return to Atlanta to rescue Merle and his bag of arms and ammunition with Daryl, Glenn and T-Dog. However, when they reach the rooftop, they only find Merle's hand.

"Tell It to the Frogs" is a dramatic episode of "Walking Dead". Lori's embarrassment with the return of her husband that was presumed dead and Merle's despair are very dramatic situation. Shane is emotionally lost and frustrated with the arrival of his best friend and husband of the woman that he loves. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Tell It to the Frogs" (1.3)

Note: On 08 April 2016, I saw this show again.

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