Over the years, The Walking Dead will occasionally remind us of the series, Lost. Sometimes, this is a bad thing. But in the recent episode “The Key,” the similarities were positive.
Before, the zombie series was following Lost and showing individual story episodes. Thanks to thousands of complaints, they decided to focus on ensemble stories once again. This means more of Rick and Daryl every single episode.
We are definitely enjoying this new look at “The Others” on The Walking Dead.
The Walking Dead Meets “The Others”
In the latest episode of The Walking Dead, Maggie spots something right outside of the fence of Hilltop. While chatting with Rosita, she raises her binoculars to find a crate outside of her gate.
As a viewer, this felt like a cry for help from Jadis. After all, she’s the only character that is truly alone on the show. But in this case, it’s actually a new group, which is similar to “The Others” on Lost.
Maggie is right to be skeptical, but this group is actually good rather than evil.
Georgie, Hilda, and Midge
Maggie, Michonne, Enid, and Rosita arrive at a crossroads to meet a new group of survivors. Somehow, there are more survivors watching Hilltop that do not belong to Rick’s side or Negan’s side.
“My name is Georgie,” said the newcomer. “And these are my associates Hilda and Midge. And you are…suspicious,” she said to finish her own sentence. “But, curious enough to see what I have to offer for food and music.”
Like Lost, this new group wants something unusual and seems to have more information than our protagonists. Also like Lost, they have a strange request for records in exchange for information.
The entire premise of Lost revolves around constant mysteries, but generally speaking, The Walking Dead doesn’t use mysteries (outside of the question about the outbreak).
As the show moves forward, some fans think Georgie is a means to an end. If she represents the Commonwealth from the comic books, it definitely means a change for the show, but it could also mean the show is coming to an end.
What did you think of this latest episode of The Walking Dead?
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