After the most disappointing season finale in recent TV history, The Walking Dead writers have some serious stirring up to do if they want to maintain a loyal viewership.
When last we seen the group, they were in the most precarious of cliffhangers – all cooped up together in a storage container. What will our heroes do to escape? Crouch behind the door and club a guard as he enters? Pretend one of the gang is sick and pounce when someone comes in to check on him? Dress one of the girls up in a sexy outfit to try coax a smitten guard?
In a world were zombies are now more of a nuisance than a threat, and the most intimidating bad guys transport prisoners by wastefully spraying bullets to herd them into a single container where they can plot their escape together, season five of The Walking Dead needs a new sense of peril.
Having killed off Shane, Merle and the Governor, the number of interesting surviving characters is…. Daryl. And maybe Michonne. Seriously, do you care if anyone else in the group dies?
While TV fans are usually treated to watered down versions of the comic book characters (Rick is still cool, Carl isn’t annoying at all, Michonne is an emotionless assassin, even Andrea is badass!) we hope the show’s writers think about bringing a faithful version of these following characters into season five: