John Cleese

No Easy Street: 5 thoughts recapping 'The Walking Dead' Season 7 Episode 3

No Easy Street: 5 thoughts recapping 'The Walking Dead' Season 7 Episode 3

It’s easy to get exasperated with “The Walking Dead.”

The story lurches along, toward no apparent goal beyond survival. The army of zombie undead remains surprisingly menacing to humans despite their old-man shuffles and dull wits and what surely must be a diminishing supply of slow-moving meat. And Daryl is never allowed to play a scene without those stupid sweaty bangs hanging across his eyes.

But Sunday’s episode -- spoiler alert -- is one of the reasons you keep coming back to this show.

It was superbly crafted. It was philosophical, by “Walking Dead” standards. It took us to some new levels of understanding of these forlorn...

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