The Walking Dead S11: Mercer Says Do Your Part in The Commonwealth

Depending on whether or not you run with AMC+, the 11th and final season of AMC's The Walking Dead will kick off for you either starting this Sunday, August 15, or next Sunday, August 22. From the BCTV perspective, we'll be going with a spoiler-free "thoughts" post for Sunday/Monday and then running our full review after it airs on cable. Okay, now that we got the housecleaning stuff out of the way we have a pretty cool mini-teaser starring Michael James Shaw as Mercer in line with the Commonwealth "infomercial" that was tagged to the end of the official trailer.

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Now here's a look at Mercer asking you to do your part to support the Commonwealth (especially since we're thinking that a "reassessment" might be the only other option):

Here's a look back at this week's sneak preview, with Daryl (Norman Reedus) "reminding" Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) of his place in the group, with The Walking Dead returning to AMC on Sunday, August 22nd:

Here's a look at last week's teaser that elevates the tension even more as our survivors vow to fight for Alexandria for the sake of those who are with them and those they lost along the way- even if it costs them their lives :

Here's a look at the epic first trailer for the return of The Walking Dead that was released during Comic-Con@Home (make sure to stay through to the very end)- and if you think the Reapers look like a different and very dangerous group? That's because they are…

Now here's a look at The Walking Dead: The Final Season Trilogy, with Part One set for Sunday, August 22; Parts Two and Three are set to be unleashed in 2022:

Here's a look back at the episode titles for Season 11 Part 1: 1101 – "Acheron: Part I"; 1102 – "Acheron: Part II"; 1103 – "Hunted"; 1104 – "Rendition"; 1105 – "Out of the Ashes"; 1106 – "On the Inside"; 1107 – "Promises Broken"; and 1108 – "For Blood"- and the cover page for the season-opening script:

The Walking Dead S11: Mercer Says Do Your Part in The Commonwealth
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AMC also released four mini-teasers for the long-running series' final run, with "Survivor", "Outnumbered", "Guarded", and "Threatened" offering a greater sense of just how different our heroes' world is about to become:

Previously on "The Walking Dead," our survivors confronted past demons and combated new threats, with friendships and relationships suffering from the mounting collateral damage that is the apocalypse. Alexandria is severely compromised, left a former shell of the home it once was from the carnage and devastation left behind by the Whisperers.

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Now all who live in Alexandria struggle to refortify it and feed its increasing number of residents, which include the survivors from the fall of the Kingdom and the burning of Hilltop; along with Maggie and her new group, the Wardens. Alexandria has more people than it can manage to feed and protect. Their situation is dire as tensions heat up over past events and self-preservation rises to the surface within the ravaged walls.

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They must secure more food while they attempt to restore Alexandria before it collapses like countless other communities they have come across throughout the years. But where and how? More haggard and hungrier than ever before, they must dig deeper to find the effort and strength to safeguard the lives of their children, even if it means losing their own. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to those at Alexandria, Eugene, Ezekiel, Yumiko, and Princess are still being held captive by mysterious soldiers who are members of a larger and unforthcoming group.

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Ray FlookAbout Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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