The Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 2

Bloodletting (23 Oct. 2011)

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After Carl is accidentally shot, the group are brought to a family living on a nearby farm. Shane makes a dangerous trip to the local high school in search of medical supplies.


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Theodore 'T-Dog' Douglas (as Irone Singleton)


In a flashback sequence, before the zombie apocalypse, Lori is waiting for Carl at school and tells a friend that she had an argument with Rick the night before. Shane arrives and tells her that Rick is in the hospital because of what happened on the road. In the present, Rick runs seeking help, carrying Carl in his arms while Shane follows them with the hunter, Otis, who had accidentally shot Carl. They reach a farm and Carl is attended by an old man called Hershel. He finds that the bullet has shattered into six fragments and he needs Rick's blood for transfusion to Carl. He withdraw one piece, but he concludes that he needs surgical supplies to remove the other five fragments. Shane and Otis head to a school that is surrounded by walkers to get the medical supplies. One of Hershel's daughters rides a horse to find the searchers and brings Lori to the farm. Meanwhile Dale finds that T-Dog's arm is badly infected and he needs antibiotics. The group agrees to split up, some spending ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Storey Setting & Character Building Over Zombie killing
23 October 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The second episode of season two of "The Walking Dead" starts right were the first episodes cliffhanger left us.

Plot In A Paragraph: Shane goes on a dangerous mission for medical supplies. Rick and Lori keep a vigil by Carl's bedside at a nearby farm, while Daryl keeps looking for Beth.

We meet some new characters, Otis (Pruitt Taylor Vince), who is living at a nearby farm with his partner Patricia, Hershel (Scott Wilson) and his daughters Maggie (Lauren Cohen) and Beth (Emily Kinney)

All the new members of the cast look to be good editions and maybe the farm could be a safe haven for them as it defiantly appears tranquil and blissful. An actor I have hardly mentioned is IronE Singleton as T-Dog. Which is unfair as he is a valuable member of the group and a very good actor, who brings a lot to the table. I this episode paranoia kicks in with him as he seems himself and Dale as the most Expendable of the group.

We also get a hint at a "Breaking Bad" cross over in this episode

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