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Not Tomorrow Yet 

Rick leads a surprise attack against the Saviors with the joint forces of Alexandria and the Hilltop. As two group members end up captured, Tara and Heath leave on a two-week supply run.


Greg Nicotero


Frank Darabont (developed by), Robert Kirkman (based on the series of graphic novels by) | 3 more credits »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Lincoln ... Rick Grimes
Norman Reedus ... Daryl Dixon
Steven Yeun ... Glenn Rhee
Lauren Cohan ... Maggie Rhee
Chandler Riggs ... Carl Grimes (credit only)
Danai Gurira ... Michonne
Melissa McBride ... Carol Peletier
Michael Cudlitz ... Abraham Ford
Lennie James ... Morgan Jones
Sonequa Martin-Green ... Sasha Williams
Josh McDermitt ... Eugene Porter
Christian Serratos ... Rosita Espinosa
Alanna Masterson ... Tara Chambler
Seth Gilliam ... Gabriel Stokes
Ross Marquand ... Aaron


Rick and the group head to the saviors camp on a covert mission to fulfill their deal with the hilltop colony, but not everything goes to plan in a violent gunfight against the haunting enemy. Morgan will not fight and Carol is conflicted over Maggie's involvement in the fight. Some of the Group struggle with killing. Written by Tom Keenan

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Drama | Horror | Thriller


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Release Date:

6 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Douglasville, Georgia, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Carol is seen writing in her notebook how many humans she has killed. It reads: "R - K,D - L - Terminus/Courtyard 3? - CandleWoman 4 - Ws 7," totaling to 18 which she circles. These notes are presumably referring to Ryan Samuels in The Walking Dead: Infected (2013), Karen and David who she scorched in the same episode, Lizzie Samuels in The Walking Dead: The Grove (2014), multiple Termites of Terminus when blowing the propane tank in The Walking Dead: No Sanctuary (2014), the Candle Woman, Mary, who she shoots and leaves to be consumed by Walkers in the same episode, and multiple Wolves who attacked Alexandria in The Walking Dead: JSS (2015). See more »


When Rick punches the nose/face of the zombie head made to look like Gregory's, he does so with his right hand, breaking his nose and pushing it to the left. Then he tries to justify it with the alibi that Andy broke his (left) hand breaking Gregory's nose. Andy's left handed punches would have knocked Gregory's nose to the right, not to the left. See more »


[first lines]
Tobin: [Carol knocks at Tobin's door delivering him some homemade cookies] Hey, Carol.
Carol Peletier: Tobin. You deserve some cookies.
Tobin: Oh, no, not with the kids as hungry...
Carol Peletier: [Carol hands Tobin the cookies] No, there's plenty. Foraged a lot of acorns.
Tobin: They're pink.
Carol Peletier: Beets.
Tobin: Beets?
Carol Peletier: [Carol smiles at Tobin] It's what makes them sweet.
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Featured in The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far (2016) See more »


Arsonist's Lullabye
Performed by Hozier
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The tensest episode yet
29 October 2016 | by TheDonaldofDoomSee all my reviews

Wow. Just wow. This is how to perfectly pull off a quiet yet intense episode. It goes out of TWD's comfort zone and is executed with a totally unique style for the show. Oh sure, the Walking Dead has lots of intense, heart-pounding episodes - that's the best thing about it - but nothing like this. The whole episode just has this ever- increasing tension from the beginning. This is helped by its simple, subtle soundtrack that constantly beats along in the background. There's also an interesting choice not to show as much gore as TWD usually does. There are some brutal deaths, throats bring slit and all but the camera actually cuts away to show the expressions on the killers' faces instead. Not only does this emphasise how horrible it is to kill for the first time but more importantly the general lack of graphic detail means the episode never releases its tension. Instead, the tension continues to build. It all ends with a horrifying twist. After all, things had gone too well.

One minor complaint I have is how easy it was to break in, I mean wouldn't there have been more security, CCTV or something? But that doesn't ruin the tension of the episode anyway. As Season 6 approaches the finale, it looks like it might just be the most explosive yet.

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