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Critic Consensus: "Internment" is highlighted by a great twist ending and Scott Wilson's performance as Hershel, who experiences a powerful emotional arc.

Episode Info

Multiple enemies put pressure on Rick and the group.

Cast

Internment Photos

Critic Reviews for Internment

Kudos to Scott Wilson for selling such an emotionally fishy moment with all his hoary soul; it took every ounce of his gravitas and then some.

Jul 6, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Despite the dumbness on display, we were on the hook for pretty much the entire hour, helped in no small part by some great performances.

Jun 18, 2018 | Full Review…

The end result has "Internment" squeaking out the last pathetic rolls of wheel-spinning before the action can truly pick up this season.

Jun 12, 2018 | Full Review…

While much of the episode was very good and filled with enough tension... there were some scenes that really had to make us wonder how these people managed to survive for so long.

Jul 6, 2015 | Full Review…

I'm glad we got some time with Hershel.. But it was when everything went crazy again and the walkers seemed destined to take over the prison that the hour picked up for a pretty nonstop ride until the end.

Jul 6, 2015 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Maybe shifting the setting back and forth from the prison to the veterinary college, and focusing on a more diverse group of characters in a more evenhanded fashion has helped some to overlook some of the tonal issues that have sprung up.

Jul 6, 2015 | Full Review…

It's a simple episode, leaning more heavily than the show ever has before on Scott Wilson's warm, stoic performance as Hershel, and effectively continued the season 4 mix of despair and complicated action.

Jul 6, 2015 | Full Review…

It's unfortunate that the episode's climax serves as much as a way to winnow down the cast as it does a thrilling set piece, but thankfully, it's a good set piece.

Jul 6, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

The star of this installment - aside from Henry the Endotracheal Intubated Zombie - is Hershel.

Jul 6, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Hershel is one of the characters who's done the best out of this season. Like Carol, he's evolved to become one of my favorite characters on the show and 'Internment' is his finest hour yet.

Jul 6, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…