Previously on The Walking Dead, “The Other Side”
Gregory is a Whole, Entire Bitch
Gregory has had enough of Maggie teaching everyone how to be a farmer and people calling her “boss lady,” so he approaches her outside Hilltop’s walls and not-so-subtly asks when she’s taking her ass back to from whence she came. For about ten seconds he contemplates killing a pregnant woman, then comes to his senses. Then he behaves like a decent human being for all of five seconds when he offers to kill an incoming walker. But then he remembers he ain’t shit and Maggie has to kill TWO walkers to save his sorry ass.
Later, Gregory sits in his feelings, then packs up his tequila and tells his manservant to bring the car around. You just know he’s going to run his damn mouth to Simon.
We Just Need to Borrow Your Guns Right Quick
Rick and company surround Oceanside and then send Tara in to give MeeMaw one chance to hand over their guns willingly. MeeMaw is a G. She’s not giving them anything and tells Cyndi this is all her fault for not killing Tara like she was supposed to. She’s not wrong.
Things explode. All the Oceanside women get gripped up and Tara is taken hostage. Rick makes it clear: if MeeMaw kills Tara, well, then he’s going to kill her and still take the guns. MeeMaw is fine with that plan because she needs her people to see she means business. Like I said, a G.
Walkers approach, Cyndi sucker punches MeeMaw (probably for all that lip earlier), and the Oceanside women team up with Rick and ’em to take out the walkers. They’re all friends now, and they give up their guns (all of them) even though they really have no choice.
This was the weakest point in the episode. In the little time we spent with this community, they made it abundantly clear they don’t fuck around. They were going to kill Tara after letting her believe she was going home. Making it so that these women quickly agreed to the demands of a group of people who just held them hostage stinks of convenience because next week is the finale.
My Lovely Lady Nuts
Sasha got caught, y’all. She’s occupying Daryl’s old cell when Rapey Davey comes in looking to rape. He gets a head butt for his troubles, and then a knife to the throat when Negan arrives because Negan is totally fine with murder and disfigurement, but he draws the line at rape. (He’s okay with rape adjace; see: his wives)
Negan likes the cut of Sasha’s lady nuts so he offers her a place at the Negan table. He leaves her with Rapey Davey’s corpse in case she doesn’t want to take him up on that, and with that ridiculously large knife in case she does. Eugene pays her a visit to push the Sellout Program and its member benefits. The main one being: you get to live.
When Negan returns to find Sasha has indeed killed Walker Rapey Davey, he’s happy to have her aboard. He doesn’t trust her completely, though, so he takes back his knife and tells her she’ll be in the cell for a bit longer. Also, she’s totally going to help him squash any rebellion Rick might be planning since “a little birdie” told him Rick is up to no good. While I would love for the snitch to be Jesus so that it may justify my irrational suspicions of him, it’s most likely those mentally delayed junkyard dogs.
“Rick is up, up, up to no good. Us need nearly twice. Also, stole cat.”
Feeling remorseful, Sasha begs Eugene to give her a weapon so she can kill herself. She won’t be used against their friends. Eugene thinks it over and grants her request, but instead of something she can use to kill Negan (which was her real plan because HUGE lady nuts), he gives her the pills he made for Negan’s wives.
Now, Sasha is ready to die, but she doesn’t want to die trying to kill Negan; she wants to die having killed Negan.
Great Value Daryl
Rosita is saved from having to explain her and Sasha’s fool-ass plan when Rick returns because she has to show them their new houseguest: Dwight. He’s in their cell and claims he wants to help them kill Negan. Daryl just wants to jump in his ass.
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The Walking Dead S7E15
"Something They Need"
Starring: Andrew Lincoln, Danai Gurira, Lauren Cohan, Chandler Riggs, Melissa McBride, Lennie James, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Sonequa Martin-Green, Norman Reedus, Alanna Masterson, Josh McDermitt, Christian Serratos, Seth Gilliam, Ross Marquand, Khary Payton