SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details of tonight’s The Walking Dead series finale, & more. “I wanna talk about the future,” says Maggie Rhee (Lauren Cohan) to Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) and Carol Peletier (Melissa McBride) right near the end of The Walking Dead series finale tonight.
It is a line in the Angela Kang, Corey Reed and Jim Barnes penned “Rest in Peace” episode that launches the bloody and fiery conclusion of AMC’s long-running zombie apocalypse series based on Robert Kirkman’s comic from prose to verse in many ways as spinoffs galore loom.
Coming off a penultimate cliffhanger that saw Judith Grimes (Cailey Fleming) shot by ruthless Commonwealth Governor Pamela Milton (Laila Robins), it is a series finale that saw the ragged Survivors finally defeat the Commonwealth forces and a marauding herd of walkers to form a new community of their own.
However, it was not without cost. While Judith lived, Rosita Espinosa (Christian Serratos) and others did not. Still, the Greg Nicotero-helmed 90-minute finale did see Daryl, Maggie and a finally contrite Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) make it, as they all have TWD offshoots coming in the next year or so – with or without Carol coming along for the ride at some point. “It’s not like we’re never going to see each other again,” Daryl tells Carol in a suitable emotional scene between the two soulmates. “I love you,” he says, with one last stare before riding off into not quite the sunset. RELATED: ‘The Walking Dead’ Photo Gallery: A Look Back At On & Off Screen Highlights From Zombie Apocalypse Hit To that end, right at the very end, over a montage of all those who died over the show’s 11 seasons and 177 episodes and those who lived, Rick Grime (Andrew Lincoln) andRead more on deadline.com