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The Walking Dead: Season 4 (2013-2014)

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Critic Consensus: Consistently thrilling, with solid character development and enough gore to please grindhouse fans, this season of The Walking Dead continues to demonstrate why it's one of the best horror shows on television.

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The fourth season of The Walking Dead finds Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) desperate to rediscover his own humanity and preserve what he can of his son Carl's (Chandler Riggs) childhood through reinventing himself as a farmer while a counsel including Carol (Melissa McBride) and Daryl (Norman Reedus) in addition to several Woodbury ex-pats take on leadership roles. His newfound sense of peace is quickly derailed, however, when a mysterious illness begins to decimate the community. Elsewhere, the disgraced Governor (David Morrissey) roams the apocalyptic streets on his own until happening upon a family of survivors who reignite both his will to survive and take revenge against Rick, who he blames for the loss of Woodbury. Following a massacre at the prison, the group is splintered into several factions, none of whom can be sure about the fates of the others, and forced to find shelter among a population of survivors that can pose as much and often more of a threat than the walkers themselves.

Cast

Andrew Lincoln
as Rick Grimes
Norman Reedus
as Daryl Dixon
Lauren Cohan
as Maggie Greene
Chandler Riggs
as Carl Grimes
Danai Gurira
as Michonne
Scott Wilson
as Hershel Greene
David Morrissey
as The Governor
Emily Kinney
as Beth Greene
Lennie James
as Morgan Jones
Alexandra Breckenridge
as Jessie Anderson
Austin Nichols
as Spencer Monroe
Chad Coleman
as Tyreese
Brighton Sharbino
as Lizzie Samuels
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Critic Reviews for The Walking Dead: Season 4

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (15)

The episode didn't disappoint with its usual over-the-top zombie fight scenes and interesting new twists and turns.

October 14, 2013 | Full Review…

It's lethal and funny. Sometimes the new normal looks much like the old.

October 10, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

That's where the hope comes in. Because Grimes' struggle is to prove that humanity - not just humans - can survive a zombie apocalypse.

December 3, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

I don't want a zombie show with small, lyrical moments.

October 25, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The whole Walmart-gone-wrong scene was over-the-top and utterly ridiculous - but when's the last time The Walking Dead was that much fun?!!

October 14, 2013 | Full Review…

Despite the general calmness of the episode, the season premiere still managed to throw viewers right back into the constant intensity and disparity of the post-apocalyptic world.

October 14, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Walking Dead: Season 4

½

The camera work in this show is the scariest thing on TV. Still solid, although this was not my fave season.

JulieB.

Super Reviewer

The Walking Dead now in its fourth season, has breakneck action, thrilling desperate survival and heartbreaking drama in about equal amounts as it has mindnumbingly boring stagnation. The result is wondering what you ever saw in the show one fortnight, and wondering how you ever doubted it the one after.

GimlyM.

Super Reviewer

½

One of the most overrated shows on tv.

ChrisM.

Super Reviewer

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