Is The Walking Dead season 6 finally letting Rick Grimes lighten up? Uneven episode The Next World suggests so...
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6.10 The Next World
In last week's review of Teen Wolf, I complained briefly about how the show has taken a turn away from its roots as something of a horror comedy and gone to something more akin to a straight action horror show. When that show began, it actually had a pretty strong, pretty consistent vein of humour that it minded to great effect. Sometimes, there's only so much bad and evil and violence that a person can take without a little laugh to lighten the mood and release some of the tension. Good horror movies do this, usually with a cat scare or a comic relief character.
Traditionally, The Walking Dead hasn't had this kind of relaxation. You might get a few chuckles during