The Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 7

Pretty Much Dead Already (27 Nov. 2011)

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Glenn tells the rest of the group about the walkers in the barn, dividing them on what to do. Meanwhile, Hershel sets a deadline for the group to leave, unless Rick does a difficult task.



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Glenn tells everyone about the walkers in the barn which adds to the tension among the group. Shane is still arguing they should give up any hope of ever finding Sophia while others refuse to leave. With Carl now healthy, Hershel tells Rick that they are to leave by the end of the week. Dale takes action to make their stay safer but it leads to a confrontation with Shane. While Rick helps Hershel rescue two walkers trapped in a bog, Shane prepares to storm the barn and dispatch the walkers. Written by garykmcd

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The two zombies that Rick, Hershel and Jimmy removed from the swamp and brought back to the farm and shot by Shane were played by father and daughter stunt performers. See more »


When Rick and Hershel return to the farm with the caught walkers, Shane and the group are gathered in front of the house. T-Dog is just standing behind Shane over his left shoulder and T-Dog's right arm is folded behind his head. Right when he says "Oh shit," the camera changes and T-Dog has moved further away from Shane with both arms at his sides (with no time to change positions). See more »


Shane Walsh: Hell man, if you think about it, in the cold light of day, you are pretty much dead already.
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Sophia's Return
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The ending is "pretty much good already."
11 July 2012 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

During the breakfast, Glenn tells group about the secret in barn. He gets mixed responds from group and Shane is especially very angry. He insists they should move on to Fort Benning, because of the security issues of barn and the losing hope of finding Sophia.

Daryl tries to make another search for Sophia, but her mother Carol stops him, she doesn't wants him to risk his life. Daryl becomes very angry at her, but later tries to restore her hope.

Rick begs Hershel not to throw them away from the farm. Hershel has one condition, and he shows it to Rick in the muddy pond.

Dale tries to hides guns from Shane, but fails to do that.

As Rick and Hershel arrives, Shane arms everybody and pries open barn's door. Only to make a shocking discovery.

At first I think the story is again progressing very slow, but the ending save the whole episode. It ends very perfect, and it really surprises me. Character depth and improvement is good I think, but it is lovely to watch all characters' expressions to the event at the ending.

Ending save the episode. My vote is 9/10

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