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Walking Dead Season 4 : Kirkman Hints at Rick’s Death!...{spoilers)
horror-movies.ca ^ | April 20th, 2013 | Herner Klenthur

Posted on 04/21/2013 1:16:55 PM PDT by virgil283

"Walking Dead Season 4 it seems could be in for a ton of shocking twists one of which will no doubt **** fans and in my humble view unsettle the entire show. AMC’s The Walking Dead has continued to smash ratings records and draw in fans by the millions and it does this with an outstanding cast of characters but can the show go on and succeed with its leading man?

Robert Kirkman answered a pile of fan questions about the series and Season 4 of The Walking Dead and one really struck a note with me which was will Rick Grimes survive? Robert Kirkman responded to the question by saying that Rick Grimes was not out-of-bounds and we can expect his death at almost any point so don’t rule it out........"

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KEYWORDS: thewalkingdead; walkingdead
"He also goes on to say that he would like to see Daryl, Maggie or Glen step up and take the leadership role from Rick Grimes.

I am a huge Daryl fan and think that the character has evolved immensely but Daryl needs a character like Rick Grimes to balance the group and Glen or Maggie do not offer that. Glen and Maggie also do not offer much as far as a true leadership role goes and should Rick Grimes die I think its safe to say the group would turn to Daryl before Maggie or Glen. Do I think they will kill off Rick Grimes in Season 4 of The Walking Dead? I sure as hell hope not and I honestly do not believe they are that stupid.

Robert Kirkman seems to think the show and the ‘group’ can survive without Rick Grimes saying as much in an interview on the AMC Blog As far as ‘killing off characters including Rick Robert Kirkman says the actors are consulted in the process....."

1 posted on 04/21/2013 1:16:55 PM PDT by virgil283
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To: virgil283

I don’t think they’ll kill Rick. Maybe put someone else into the leadership position and give him less of a role but not kill him.


2 posted on 04/21/2013 1:20:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: virgil283

Yeah, it’s not gonna happen. Every time someone’s death is speculated about it doesn’t happen.


3 posted on 04/21/2013 1:20:21 PM PDT by miliantnutcase
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To: virgil283
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4 posted on 04/21/2013 1:20:44 PM PDT by virgil283 ( ... Mama say : if'n you can't say someting good don't say nutting...)
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To: virgil283

The book to me evolved to be as much about Carl as Rick. I could see the show moving to Carl as a leader if Rick goes.


5 posted on 04/21/2013 1:20:57 PM PDT by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: virgil283

Daryl takes over as leader?


6 posted on 04/21/2013 1:21:37 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: virgil283
Daryl would be too constrained if he was the leader. He'd had to think about the entire group before making a decision, and that would hinder his taking immediate action as he now does. So, I think it would slow down the action and there would be more talking.

I read the Walkers were going to become more of a problem so maybe there will be new ways to stop them. Since I have a long machete now, I can lop off heads myself.

7 posted on 04/21/2013 1:24:02 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: virgil283

Isn’t “hints at Rick’s death” a spoiler? I expect spoilers elsewhere and I avoid reading such stories on ew, zap2it, tvguide.


8 posted on 04/21/2013 1:27:55 PM PDT by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: ConjunctionJunction

pong


9 posted on 04/21/2013 1:30:42 PM PDT by virgil283 ( ... Mama say : if'n you can't say someting good don't say nutting...)
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To: virgil283

I might have missed an episode but did they ever reveal why the Governor had all those heads in those big jars?


10 posted on 04/21/2013 1:32:05 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Sawdring
I might have missed an episode but did they ever reveal why the Governor had all those heads in those big jars?

He was a sociopath and they were his trophies.
Simple as that.
11 posted on 04/21/2013 1:37:07 PM PDT by brent13a
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To: cripplecreek

I run hot and cold with Rick. But I think I would miss
him if he were gone.


12 posted on 04/21/2013 1:38:02 PM PDT by americas.best.days... ( I think we can now say that they are behind us.)
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To: americas.best.days...

He would be a much better character if he had a sense of humor.


13 posted on 04/21/2013 1:39:27 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Chipper

I love what they’re doing with Carl. A couple of seasons ago I was hoping he’d get bit by a walker, being such an annoying little punk. But he’s become a true child of the apocalypse. The scene where he put his mother down to keep her from turning gave me chills.


14 posted on 04/21/2013 1:42:03 PM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: Sawdring
I might have missed an episode but did they ever reveal why the Governor had all those heads in those big jars?

Without HBO, what else are you going to watch at night before you go to bed?

15 posted on 04/21/2013 1:44:46 PM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: brent13a
He was a sociopath and they were his trophies

Maybe it is just me; but, I think keeping heads in jars in your living area kind of takes you past sociopath into psychopath territory.

16 posted on 04/21/2013 1:49:11 PM PDT by LibertarianLiz
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To: NewJerseyJoe

P4L


17 posted on 04/21/2013 1:53:30 PM PDT by NewJerseyJoe (Rat mantra: "Facts are meaningless! You can use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!")
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To: virgil283

Why in the world would you put the actual spoiled in the title and THEN add the words “spoiler”?


18 posted on 04/21/2013 1:59:54 PM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: Malone LaVeigh

It is my wife’s pet peeve that I won’t watch TV in bed before we go to sleep. I usually line up a show on my DVR and then watch back to back episodes. I’m into TOSH.0, Breaking Bad, Walking Dead, Weeds, Dr. Who, The Vikings, and kind of liked SCYFY’s Defiance. Well, enough about me...................


19 posted on 04/21/2013 2:10:05 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: brent13a

Thanks, I thought they were experimenting on them.


20 posted on 04/21/2013 2:11:49 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: virgil283

Great covers!


21 posted on 04/21/2013 2:23:47 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ( (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization))
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To: Malone LaVeigh

Probably the most true to book character on the series. They have just sped his development up some.


22 posted on 04/21/2013 2:26:10 PM PDT by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: cripplecreek
"I don’t think they’ll kill Rick. Maybe put someone else into the leadership position and give him less of a role but not kill him."

I don't believe they'll do it, either. Kirkman didn't really say they would (and he won't, LOL). He just danced around and offered more speculation. He often says any character could die at any time.

For me, Rick is sort of the focal point of the show. We saw the beginning unfold through his eyes. I'd hate to see him get killed.

23 posted on 04/21/2013 2:26:25 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ( (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization))
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To: Sawdring

The only characters that could replace Rick are both dead, Merle and Shane. Nobody and I mean nobody wants to see Glenn or Maggie leading the group.


24 posted on 04/21/2013 2:29:11 PM PDT by StevieRay20
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To: virgil283

First clue, I guess, is this: Is Rick Grimes dead in the graphic novel, yet?


25 posted on 04/21/2013 2:46:34 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Sawdring
Thanks, I thought they were experimenting on them.

They were, but the two things were mutually exclusive.
In the WD relaity, there is "surviving" and then there is going "full evil". Sometime "surviving" means doing bad & unethical things to stay alive.....like ignoring the lone hitchhiker for instance.....whereas going "full evil" entails killing humans and zombies alike and keeping heads as trophies like a serial killer.
26 posted on 04/21/2013 3:16:51 PM PDT by brent13a
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To: StevieRay20
The only characters that could replace Rick are both dead, Merle and Shane. Nobody and I mean nobody wants to see Glenn or Maggie leading the group.

Another couple of seasons I could see Carl taking a leadership position. They need to balance out his hardness in the next season...I think they'll do that with the addition of the Woodbury survivors.
27 posted on 04/21/2013 3:18:56 PM PDT by brent13a
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To: LibertarianLiz
Maybe it is just me; but, I think keeping heads in jars in your living area kind of takes you past sociopath into psychopath territory.

True, but I think these days they don't use "psychopath" anymore.
I am probably mistaken but I think back when the term "psychopath" was used by the eggheads in psychology the only difference between sociopath and psychopath was that one killed while the other one did not.
There are studies where it shows that corporate CEO's tend to have sociopathic tendencies for instance, but they aren't serial killers. So say, in another life, Ted Bundy maybe could've been the CEO of a Fortune 500 company instead of a serial killer.
28 posted on 04/21/2013 3:24:00 PM PDT by brent13a
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To: cripplecreek

Nope, Rick will not die, permanently. They’ll do a “we brought him back” like they did with Herschel, at most.

He dies, I stop watching. The storyline has always been about the world from his point of view, largely. You don’t kill THE protagonist.


29 posted on 04/21/2013 3:37:24 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: hattend

No. They will not kill him in the comics either. The story IS from his POV, he’s the main guy.

It’s like killing off Bruce Willis in one of the Die Hards. NOt gonna happen, no not gonna happen, no no..


30 posted on 04/21/2013 3:38:59 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: virgil283; Valpal1; APatientMan; CatherineofAragon; LibertarianLiz; Radagast the Fool; shotgun; ...
Walking Dead ping! Article does contain some spoilers for Season 3.

Please let me know if you would like on or off The Walking Dead ping list.



31 posted on 04/21/2013 7:46:10 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: Malone LaVeigh

Without HBO, what else are you going to watch at night before you go to bed?


ROFLMAO!!!!


32 posted on 04/21/2013 7:52:44 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Rick stays. Kirkman was just saying anyone can go, but Rick’s not anyone.


33 posted on 04/21/2013 7:54:58 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: laplata

Up....HBO came up with a brilliant strategy during the Sopranos...their ad said we known you hate Sunday nights so that’s where we come in...so true.

Now it’s the awesome Game of Thrones.

I know a lot of Freepers hate HBO...but I think Game of Thrones is conservative. Petty squabbling over political rivalries when existential threats are on the horizon.. Jihad...debt bomb ..etc. I’d bet the writer is a conservative.


34 posted on 04/21/2013 8:13:12 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Blackirish

Now it’s the awesome Game of Thrones.


Tonight is only the second time I’ve seen it and it’s pretty good.

I’m getting bad feelings about the Vikings on History Channel.


35 posted on 04/21/2013 8:16:09 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Blackirish

George R.R. Martin is a liberal. Big Time. He was bashing the Tea Party a while back on his blog over photo I.D. and voting.

I do like Game of Thrones, though.


36 posted on 04/21/2013 8:18:29 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: ConjunctionJunction

Well...damn. When you read the books or see the show it’s all about honor...keeping your word..paying your debt...facing adversity...self reliance...nothing liberal about it at all. Well I don’t care how he votes. I’m not cutting off my nose to spite my face.


37 posted on 04/21/2013 8:27:39 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: virgil283; ConjunctionJunction; Marcella; Malone LaVeigh; CatherineofAragon

All characters will die except Rick, Maggie, and The Governor.

Only British actors will survive.

Maybe Daryl will make it, too, as he played an Irishman once...

Has anyone noticed how much Zombies and Doctor Who go together?


38 posted on 04/21/2013 8:29:30 PM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Blackirish
I think Game of Thrones is conservative.

The same Game of Thrones that had Bush's severed head on a pike?

THAT Game of Thrones?

39 posted on 04/21/2013 8:32:14 PM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Old Sarge

Well that doesn’t look like W and they denied it so who knows ? but there’s no kumbya ...can’t we all get along in that show ...what can I say watch one and be your own judge.


40 posted on 04/21/2013 8:36:59 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Blackirish

Of COURSE they’re going to deny it. That’s what Leftists do when they’re caught. That, and say it’s your fault.


41 posted on 04/21/2013 8:45:11 PM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Sawdring

I believe they were live people he had personally killed himself. The last head he added to the collection belonged to the leader of the group of soldiers that the Gov. killed in the ambush.........


42 posted on 04/22/2013 3:20:36 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: LibertarianLiz

Maybe he was just lonely and wanted a CAPtive audience...da, da,,dom.


43 posted on 04/22/2013 7:16:50 AM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Sawdring; Hot Tabasco
I might have missed an episode but did they ever reveal why the Governor had all those heads in those big jars?

I don't think they ever actually said. The Governor said that he had the tanks to help him prepare for the outside world. I think they were just some form of sick entertainment.

The heads of Michonne's "pets" were in the tanks, too, so not all of the heads were from victims that the Governor personnally killed.

44 posted on 04/22/2013 9:17:29 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: ConjunctionJunction
The heads of Michonne's "pets" were in the tanks, too,

How so? Where did you see that?

45 posted on 04/22/2013 2:00:51 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: virgil283

If Rick goes, I go. He ties it all together. Without him they would have fallen apart - He’s an everyday, ho-hum, normal guy that stepped up. Amazing the substance in that.


46 posted on 04/22/2013 4:16:28 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: Hot Tabasco
I thought I saw it in one of the episodes where they showed the fish tanks. Look at the pic at the top right:

The Governor's Victims (TV Series)

They might have also mentioned it in one of the episodes of the Talking Dead.

47 posted on 04/22/2013 5:28:36 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: cripplecreek

My thoughts exactly!


48 posted on 04/22/2013 5:52:09 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: virgil283
The easiest way to see if a character is going is to see if he/she has another F/T gig lined up. If they're going to be unemployed, you obviously can't tell. That being said I can't see the show without Rick: from the beginning he's led us on this journey and everyone I know thinks he's HOT!
49 posted on 04/22/2013 6:01:53 PM PDT by MacMattico
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