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Tonight’s episode of The Walking Dead should have been titled “Everybody Turns.” Morgan screamed it loudly, and that was the tone taken with each of the characters.

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Pollyanna McIntire as Jadis – The Walking Dead – Season 8, Episode 14 – Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

Jadis cleverly escaped the attack on the junkyard, and her revenge against Negan was impending. After kidnapping him following his encounter with Rick, she puts Negan in the most vulnerable position that he’s been in since we met him. Props to Jeffrey Dean Morgan for not flinching when Pollyanna McIntosh swung Lucille towards his unprotected head. But, after a heartfelt dialogue, she lets the bastard free.

Just when we think that Rick’s emotions will get the best of him while thinking of Carl, he quickly gathers himself and focuses on finding the Savior escapees. A typical guy, he channels his grief into fury.

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Lennie James as Morgan Jones – The Walking Dead – Season 8, Episode 14 – Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

Morgan’s visions are driving him insane. He’s unwound, and after his bound outburst, he snaps from survival mode. He goes into straight rage one he sees Rick kill the Saviors right along with the walkers. Morgan’s intense encounter with Jared ends in his satisfying and revengeful death.

Tara’s complete 180 towards Dwight was only touched on lightly, which leaves Daryl pondering Dwight’s allegiance.

Tonight’s episode reminded us that these characters are indeed human. They still feel remorse, seek revenge, and desire restitution.

What did you think of tonight’s episode? Who do you think Negan picked up along the road back to the Sanctuary?

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