[Review] “The Walking Dead” Episode 514, ‘Spend’

March 16, 2015 2:00 AM

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[Review] “The Walking Dead” Episode 514, ‘Spend’

Because we need to remember that Father Gabriel is truly losing his faith “Spend” opens with him, in the middle of a perceived sanctuary he rips page after page out of the bible before looking up with (almost) tears in his eyes. This is The Walking Dead reminding us as viewers that characters take weeks to get over their arcs, even if those arcs no longer make sense given the new context of the situation. Routinely the show has no hope, and now that hope has been renewed Gabriel can’t seem to find it for himself.

Noah has found purpose. And Reg is impressed he’s in it for the long haul. This being The Walking Dead Reg must have written in his journal that Noah now outlived his role as a colored member of the male cast. Silly casting choices aside, the moment was touching all the same. Especially given the la...

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