The Walking Dead - Season 2, Episode 3 - Rotten Tomatoes


Critic Consensus: "Save the Last One" provides a welcome return to serious scares and also manages to find some humor among the horror.

Episode Info

The group await Shane's return, unaware that he's trapped in a school surrounded by zombies; Daryl and Andrea scour the woods for a missing person.


Andrew Lincoln
as Rick Grimes
Chandler Riggs
as Carl Grimes
Norman Reedus
as Daryl Dixon
Lauren Cohan
as Maggie Greene
Scott Wilson
as Hershel Greene
Emily Kinney
as Beth Greene
Lennie James
as Morgan Jones
Alexandra Breckenridge
as Jessie Anderson
Austin Nichols
as Spencer Monroe
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Critic reviews for Save the Last One

It's possible, I suppose, to make an argument that the highway traffic jam we've been stuck in for the better part of two episodes... is a necessary intermezzo for a show with literally nowhere to go.

July 28, 2015 | Full Review…

We guess what we're saying is, we love this show, we think it's a lot of fun, but it's frustrating week in and week out dealing with such reactive characters all the time.

June 8, 2018 | Full Review…

We're back in the fields of Adam, and Cain has struck down Abel. The barbarian has returned. Shane has devolved. And The Walking Dead just got more interesting.

July 23, 2015 | Rating: 7.9/10 | Full Review…

"Save the Last One" was a great episode of The Walking Dead - I'd say my favorite episode since the pilot, in fact. It had scary zombie scenes, good action, interesting character interaction and a revelation at the end that gave us a whole lot to process.

July 23, 2015 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

To be honest, I'm not sure I've ever seen a more selfish act of self-preservation on a television show before.

July 24, 2015 | Full Review…

What worked in "Save"? A fair amount, I'm happy to say. Glenn got more lines, and honest to God, I think any number of this show's problems could be solved by just making sure he gets to say his piece each week.

July 23, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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