During “The Big Scary U,” Rick Grimes and Daryl Dixon got into a fight like we haven’t seen since the beginning. It does remind us of one other time when the duo was busy with a fight and ended up losing everything.
Back when Rick Grimes and Daryl Dixon first met Jesus, they were after a truckload of supplies. However, Jesus got the best of them and while chasing him around, they ended up losing the entire truck as it rolled into a pond.
Likewise, while fighting with one another, they lost dynamite and a machine gun. This time, the fight may have cost them so much more.
Daryl Dixon, Rick Grimes, And Jesus
With the first interaction with Jesus, they lost some much-needed supplies. However, this time, they lost guns and dynamite that could have helped them win the war.
During their fight, Rick tosses the dynamite onto the truck so he could focus on fighting Daryl. At the same time, Daryl got Rick in an illegal headlock and started to choke him out. Then a small fire started in the truck.
Luckily, the two stopped fighting long enough to clear away from the explosion, but the petty fight cost them everything.
Losing Everything Over A Fight
In many ways, the explosion helped Rick Grimes win the battle. If the goal was to stop Daryl Dixon from using the dynamite, he succeeded. In reality, however, this was just coincidence.
Daryl won the battle, but he also showed his true self. This is the first time we’ve seen Daryl turn on Rick since the beginning. Since they couldn’t talk out their issue, it cost them everyone again.
The big debate of Season 8 is whether or not to execute prisoners. This conversation began with Tara and Jesus, but now it’s grown to everyone. For Rick and Daryl, the debate was whether or not to risk the lives of the innocent workers.
Whatever happens next on the show, Rick and Daryl need to get back on the same page. For this to happen, they may need to communicate with Maggie and King Ezekiel again so everyone is on the same page.
Do you think Daryl Dixon will continue to go against Rick Grimes?