Well this was a semi-pleasant surprise. I must say, the idea of a Negan-and-mostly-Eugene stand alone episode didn’t excite me all that much on paper, but I feel like they actually pulled it off. Or maybe they just set a very low bar with the garbage people last week. Either way, I actually enjoyed this one, so here we go:
Warning: what follows is a very long and possibly incoherent rambling post, so read at your own risk.
Wait, so this was the big season finale?
Color me confused – by the decision to end the season like this, but also because I can’t really hate on this episode since I honestly thought it was good – just not season finale material. However, the initial disappointment of having the major story of the season merely glossed over (and basically skipped entirely in favor of a short time jump) quickly dissipated, because the Noah/Juliette/Whitney plot line was really well done.