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Judge, Jury, Executioner
Critic Consensus: The promise of bigger moments to come helps to liven up the deliberate pace of "Judge, Jury, Executioner," while strong work from the cast elevates its talky script.
as Rick Grimes
as Carl Grimes
as Daryl Dixon
as Hershel Greene
as Beth Greene
as Maggie Greene
as Morgan Jones
as Jessie Anderson
as Spencer Monroe
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Critic reviews for Judge, Jury, Executioner
The screen went to black, but the bad taste lingered; once again our supposed heroes were portrayed as being both unprepared and unlikable. The producers and Rick are in for the same rough lesson, I fear: bad decision-making has real consequences.
"Judge, Jury and Executioner" was a talky episode done right - a nicely written morality tale aided by a deadline device.
This wasn't a bad episode, but it was pretty much a Greatest Hits listing of all the things wrong with the scripting on this show.
Looking at the positive, 'Judge, Jury, Executioner' is without doubt DeMunn's finest hour - he delivers a highly emotive performance and, thanks to the actor's natural charm, he manages to lecture the other characters without seeming stuffy or superior.
Though I don't know if it all worked, it was still a step up from most of the earlier farm episodes.
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