The Walking Dead - Season 5, Episode 2 - Rotten Tomatoes


Critic Consensus: After an explosive premiere, The Walking Dead's "Strangers" settles into a groove with a more deliberate, dialogue-heavy episode.

Episode Info

With supplies running low, Rick leads a mission where the risk might not be worth the reward.


Andrew Lincoln
as Rick Grimes
Norman Reedus
as Daryl Dixon
Steven Yeun
as Glenn Rhee
Chandler Riggs
as Carl Grimes
Danai Gurira
as Michonne
Melissa McBride
as Carol Peletier
Lauren Cohan
as Maggie Greene
Emily Kinney
as Beth Greene
Larry Gilliard Jr.
as Bob Stookey
Michael Cudlitz
as Abraham Ford
Alanna Masterson
as Tara Chambler
Christian Serratos
as Rosita Espinosa
Josh McDermitt
as Eugene Porter
Seth Gilliam
as Gabriel Stokes
Chris Coy
as Martin
Lennie James
as Morgan Jones
Alexandra Breckenridge
as Jessie Anderson
Austin Nichols
as Spencer Monroe
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Critic reviews for Strangers

It's safe to assume that Rick will be evening the score for 3 heads come next episode.

June 26, 2018 | Full Review…

"Strangers" understandably couldn't keep up the same action beats as its predecessor, but still gave us plenty of new developments to play with in the meantime and some fairly gruesome walkers.

June 13, 2018 | Full Review…

We may not have gotten any throat ripping or decapitations, but we're still all good. Or mostly good. We're entertained.

June 8, 2018 | Full Review…

Dannnggg!! I'm hooked and, oddly enough, hungry.

January 1, 2015 | Full Review…

Though there's no denying the thrilling and unsettling power of the last two to three minutes of "Strangers," it would be incorrect to label the episode as all build-up.

January 1, 2015 | Full Review…

All in all a solid episode with a satisfying mix of down time and thrills.

January 1, 2015 | Full Review…

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