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First Pitch: The Walking Dead

First Pitch: The Walking Dead

I spend Sunday night and most of Monday morning and afternoon avoiding spoilers on Twitter for The Walking Dead. The last thing I want to do is spoil any episodes for anyone in an article. So consider this a spoiler alert. If you haven't seen this season of The Walking Dead up to last week's episode (not the one yesterday), then proceed with caution. Or just skip to the links below. If you don't watch The Walking Dead, then you probably won't need to know the show to understand this article.

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One of the biggest emerging themes on The Walking Dead this season is the constant reminder that eventually, everyone is going to die eventually. It's just the reality of the zombie apocalypse they're living in. There have been illusions of permanent safety, such as a remote farm house or a prison with high chain link fences that can only be taken down by a ton of walkers pushing up against them at once. And while on the subject, they had zero jobs at the prison, so why not spend all of...

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