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30 Days Without an Accident
Critic Consensus: "30 Days Without an Accident" uses its deliberate pace to dramatically build tension while advancing character psychology.
as Rick Grimes
as Daryl Dixon
as Maggie Greene
as Carl Grimes
as Hershel Greene
as Beth Greene
as The Governor
as Morgan Jones
as Jessie Anderson
as Spencer Monroe
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Critic reviews for 30 Days Without an Accident
The episode was half character-driven drama and half B-movie frightfest, and to that I say, Hallelujah! If "30 Days Without an Accident" is the blueprint for The Walking Dead moving forward, we're in good shape.
This was not quite the action-packed beginning I was hoping for. Still, a decent first effort under Scott M. Gimple's new reign.
The audience doesn't know much more about what or why this [illness] killed [Patrick], for that matter, and that's nice for a change.
"30 Days Without an Accident" did a convincing job of making the prison at this stage feel like a good place to be, and of establishing a very different mood for the group (including smiles and banter).
This episode showcased the show's strengths - suspense, humor, humanity, and, of course, a good old-fashioned undead splatterfest.
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