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The Talking Dead #213: S5E16 – “Conquer”

Here’s our podcast for the season 5 finale, “Conquer”. We recap this entire super-sized episode, and read your Holy Crap!? Did you see that? moments.

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Music for this episode is “Them Begging Birds” by Kevin Andrew Prchal, from his album “Sorrow Sings“. Find out more about Kevin at www.kevinandrewprchal.com

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7 Responses to “The Talking Dead #213: S5E16 – “Conquer””

  1. Mackie Mallory says:

    My favorite scene was the one right at the end, where Rick Shoots Pete. I think that this scene really showed how the apocalypse has changed Rick. Before he was a cop, didn’t take justice into his own hands. His mentality has really changed from his “you kill, you die” motto. As well, it showed the contrast between Rick and Morgan; Rick will kill if anyone threatens him or his group, but Morgan thinks all life is precious, not killing the two men who threatened him.

  2. Mitch says:

    He doesn’t pull the trigger. There was no sound from a gunshot and the noise would have alerted the rest of Alexandria.

  3. Daryl says:

    What was up with the guy being eaten by the walker on Father Gabriel’s walk? I have trouble believing that someone who has survived this long, and come all the way to Alexandria on his own, would be taken down by a single zombie so close to the gate. Also, what good are Alexandria’s scouts if they’re missing people that close to the walls?

  4. Jana Hirth says:

    Hey Chris and Jason,

    I was wondering, will you guys review episodes of the companion series, Fear The Walking Dead?

    I really hope you do, I love listening to your show and think it would so awesome to hear from you guys what your thoughts are on both shows.

    Thanks,
    Jana
    Pierre, South Dakota

  5. Seth says:

    Carol didn’t tell Rick to do it now. She said, “Not Now” when Pete was first showing up.

  6. I instantly thought of this bit when Morgan fought the Wolves…
    https://youtu.be/riaqDddmsqY?t=30s

  7. Iain says:

    All in all I thought this was an edge-of-your-seat finale. I haven’t felt this tense watching The Walking Dead in a long time.

    However, I was a bit disappointed with the ending. The way Norman Reedus talked about it, I was expecting something truly gut-wrenching to happen to one of the major characters, but it all turned out pretty well for them.

    I just hope the next season starts where this one left off and we don’t have several off-screen months elapse in the mean time, as we have in previous season premiers. I want to see Morgan getting reacquainted with Rick – I want to see Morgan’s reaction to what just happened. I want to see what effect this dose of reality has on the Alexandrians.

    Thanks for a great podcast, I’ve been hanging out for it each week.

    Iain
    Perth, Australia