What’s Got Rick Grimes Smiling In The Mid-Season Premier? Well…


Rick Grimes Smiles For The First Time In A Long Time…

Last season was brutal for the audience and for Rick Grimes. As the leader, Rick was never happy in The Walking Dead Season 7A.

So what made him smile in the premiere…

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Rick Grimes Is Surrounded By New Guns

For anyone else, being surrounded by strangers with guns would be a bad thing. However, Rick is on a mission to take down the evilest villain in the world today, so any new guns only represent more troops. 

What else led to this moment of joy…

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Rick Grimes Finds A Few More Troops

During their travels, Rick Grimes partnered with about a dozen people from Hilltop and the promise of a few more from the Kingdom. 

What else did Rick and the gang find…

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Rick Grimes Finds Some Of Negan’s Dynamite

In addition to the manpower, Rick also found some dynamite in a trap that the Saviors left out for a walker herd. Despite almost being killed by walkers, Rick made it to freedom. 

Then, Michonne whispered in his ear…

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Rick Grimes Is On The Path To A Savior Victory

After Rick and Michonne decapitate hundreds of walkers, they push their way back to the getaway car. Inside, Michonne tells Rick, “We’re here. You can smile. We made it. We can make it. We’re the ones who will live.” Rick doesn’t believe this, however, until the very end, where Father Gabriel has led him to more troops (and possibly offered them supplies).

What else does Rick Grimes need in order to beat Negan?

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