The Walking Dead: Season 8 (2017-2018)


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Critic Consensus: The Walking Dead's eighth season energizes its characters with some much-needed angst and action, though it's still occasionally choppy and lacking forward-moving plot progression.

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Season 8 of this drama series brings an all-out war. Rick (Andrew Lincoln), Maggie (Lauren Cohan) and Ezekiel (Khary Payton) all rally their respective groups to fight against Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and his forces, in order to live a better life. But Negan's squad, The Saviors, are better-equipped and more experienced, so the battle for freedom will be paved with casualties and tragedy.

Cast

Andrew Lincoln
as Rick Grimes
Norman Reedus
as Daryl Dixon
Chandler Riggs
as Carl Grimes
Danai Gurira
as Michonne
Melissa McBride
as Carol Peletier
Lauren Cohan
as Maggie Greene
Alanna Masterson
as Tara Chambler
Christian Serratos
as Rosita Espinosa
Josh McDermitt
as Eugene Porter
Seth Gilliam
as Gabriel Stokes
Lennie James
as Morgan Jones
Avi Nash
as Strange Traveler
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Critic Reviews for The Walking Dead: Season 8

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (7)

Rick, and his band of survivors... aren't passive victims anymore; they're active and fighting back. It's the way longtime fans are used to seeing them, and it feels good.

October 23, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

This new season of The Walking Dead should be more fun to watch almost by default.

October 23, 2017 | Full Review…

The AMC blockbuster has given viewers a welcome respite from getting kicked in the teeth, and that's made it much more enjoyable.

October 22, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Well-done, but then TWD is always well-done. What's missing is the thrill of surprise, or the shock of surprise. "Mercy" at least offers a hint that one may be coming.

October 19, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The ninth season next fall is inescapable, but these zombies do not have more to give. [Full Review in Spanish]

July 2, 2018 | Full Review…

On the whole, season eight was a major disappointment, mainly because they opted to go off on their own and deliver an All-Out War that was lacking just about everything that had made the arc such an exciting read in the first place.

May 21, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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