Critic Consensus: With "Wildfire," The Walking Dead continues to prove it isn't your average horror story, with a focus on three-dimensional characters in a well-rounded drama.
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Critic reviews for Wildfire
"Wildfire," the fifth episode of AMC's The Walking Dead spends most of its first half doing something that no zombie movie has ever had time for-mourning.
Still, this was very strong material overall, with Laurie Holden again doing great work.
This episode is the one which is low on zombies, but packed with the human drama which has underpinned the show from the beginning. It is a dramatic and heartfelt episode.
Even more than last week's episode, "Wildfire" has me thinking I might want to stick with The Walking Dead for a good while... And it was two sequences - one near the beginning, and one near the end - that have me firmly on the hook.
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