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Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame



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Episode Info

A new threat reveals itself to Madison and Troy as they search for answers. Elsewhere, Alicia must reconcile with her past decisions.


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Critic reviews for Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame

Yet another surprisingly good episode. Great dialogue, intense action, even romance this time around. I'm not sure what's going on, but it's like we're watching a whole new show. New and improved.

June 26, 2017 | Full Review…

It was such a refreshing surprise to hear characters talk about art in "Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame." It served as a reminder that at least some of these people are human after all.

June 26, 2017 | Full Review…

I know it sounds like I didn't enjoy this episode, but the opposite is true. I thought Nick and Alicia were great in their respective storylines. Each is grappling with their own demon.

June 26, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Five episodes into its third season and Fear the Walking Dead feels more confident and capable. Everyone's journey, both as a collective and as individuals, feels legitimate and un-forced.

June 26, 2017 | Rating: 8.2/10 | Full Review…

The title itself is a contradiction: water doesn't burn, it drowns; flames don't drown, they burn. It's this quandary that makes it appropriate for Jake's discussion about the importance of art in the apocalypse.

June 26, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

The take-away from "Burning In Water, Drowning In Flame" is: Who knows?

June 26, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

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