We know what happened – and we understand. You found yourself behind on The Walking Dead but you figured it was only eight episodes so you'd have all the time you need to catch up. Flash ahead to Friday, February 21 – two days before the AMC series returns for the second-half of its tenth season – and guess what?
You don't have time to catch up.
No worries. It happens. Thankfully, the fine folks at Skybound are back with another edition of The Skybound Rundown – this time, recapping Season 10a in less than seven minutes, people!
Pretty impressive for a half-season that tooks us from the depths of space to Carol (Melissa McBride) and crew making a really wrong turn into walker-filled cave – as you're about to see:
When AMC's The Walking Dead returns for its second-half of season 10, our group of survivors are trapped… some in the confines of a cave filled with walkers… others, in a spiral of suspicion and grief — all orchestrated at the hand of Alpha, who continues to prove the Whisperers are always watching and one step ahead of the communities. Through this conflict and all they've lost, a few still hold onto hope, especially Eugene, who believes the mysterious voice he spoke with on the radio may lead to their world getting bigger once again.
But with the Whisperer War upon them, the collective communities must come together and possibly sacrifice all they have to find a way to silence the Whispers once and for all. Otherwise, Alpha will ensure they face a certain doom.
Spend a few minutes with the cast and crew as they offer viewers a look at the season's final episodes:
"The Walking Dead" Season 10a Reviews
We didn't mince words over how impressed we were with season opener "Lines We Crossed" (check out our review here). Then we had Morton, Ryan Hurst, and Thora Birch raising the bar even higher with "We Are the End of the World" (check out our review here), – offering up some Whisperers backstory.
"Ghosts" elevated the paranoia as Melissa McBride continues delivering an award-winning performance (that review's here) – while "Silence the Whisperers" proved once again why it's "In Cudlitz, We Trust" (review here).
"What It Always Is" had a now-free Negan beginning his redemption arc (???) while Alpha raised the stakes against our survivors (review here).
"Bonds" had Negan being tested, Carol and Daryl possibly making matters worse for the community by "picking up" a Whisperer, and Eugene reaching out… and getting a response.
"Open Your Eyes" (review here) saw our theory about Siddiq (Avi Nash) completely, totally, and tragically put to rest. That brought us to midseason finale "The World Before" (reviewed here), as the drumbeats of war grew louder.