The Walking Dead Guts S01E02 (AMC)

The Walking Dead intertitle, via Wikipedia

The Walking Dead tells the story of the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse; it follows a small group of survivors traveling across the desolate USA in search of a new home away from the shuffling hordes of the undead. The group is led by Rick Grimes, who was a police officer in the old world. As their situation grows more and more grim, the group’s desperation to survive pushes them to the brink of humanity. At every turn they are faced with unspeakable horrors, both from those who are dead, and from the scattered remains of a struggling human populace.


I don’t know what it is with the series on AMC, but they definitely have interesting ideas. This show is based upon a comic books, and I enjoyed watching the show. It reminds me of a lot of zombie movies, so it’s not revolutionary, but I did have fun.

Warning: spoilers ahead

Some reviewers are raving about the show. While the show is interesting, it’s by no means something new. However, it’s good that it’s based upon characters, which is a definite plus. I’ll be watching this show.

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Rick’s wife Lori goes into the woods. She hears something. It’s just Shane. They hook up in the woods.

The kid tells Rick to make a run for it. The zombies are distracted by the horse. They are in a feeding frenzy. Rick finds a grenade from the dead soldier. He makes a run for it and joins up with Glen. He meets up with Glen’s crew. A chick named Andrea shoves a gun in Rick’s face. She says that they are dead because of him. They are annoyed because he shot up a storm. It rang the zombies’ dinner bell. They hear shots from the roof. Dickson is shooting at some zombies. There is some fighting between T-Dog and Dickson, who’s a racist. Rick takes him out easily enough. Rick thinks that they could use the sewers. Glen wants to go down there all alone. The building is old and has access to the sewers. He takes another guy with him, but the others stay behind.

T-Dog is trying to contact someone on the radio. He’s stuck with the racist.

Glen and his friend find a zombie in the sewers eating a rat. The passage is also blocked by a steel grate.

Upstairs, the zombies start to break through. Rick wants to create a diversion. Glen says that the zombies are distracted by smell and sound. They salvage some zombie corpses and get gruesome. Rick plans on disguising their smell with the gore from inside one them. They put the gore all over themselves.

We need more guts.

Glen and Rick step out covered in gore. That’s pretty hardcore right there. They make it into the zombies without any problems. It’s about to start raining. The guts will wash off.

At the camp, Shane tells his followers that they aren’t going to rescue the salvage group. This happens after they receive a transmission from T-Dog.

The rain starts. Glen and Rick have to fight their way to the construction site. They want to find keys to some trucks so that they can leave. They’ve got a lot of zombies after them. It’s kind of like a video game.

Rick plans on creating a lot of noise. He gets hotwires a Challenger for Glen while he drives the truck. The Challenger’s alarm is blaring.

On his way to give the key to Dickson, T-Dog drops the key. Dickson is left with a hacksaw to saw off his hand to escape.

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