The Walking Dead - Season 7, Episode 6 - Rotten Tomatoes


Critic Consensus: Although its focus on a secondary character often leaves "Swear" feeling like a diversion, the discovery - and impending danger - of a new community is a refreshing development.

Episode Info

In this episode, a familiar face stumbles upon a brand new society. Their rules, location, and setup are unlike anything we've seen before.


Andrew Lincoln
as Rick Grimes
Norman Reedus
as Daryl Dixon
Chandler Riggs
as Carl Grimes
Danai Gurira
as Michonne
Melissa McBride
as Carol Peletier
Lauren Cohan
as Maggie Greene
Alanna Masterson
as Tara Chambler
Christian Serratos
as Rosita Espinosa
Josh McDermitt
as Eugene Porter
Seth Gilliam
as Gabriel Stokes
Lennie James
as Morgan Jones
Austin Nichols
as Spencer Monroe
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Critic reviews for Swear

"Swear" is one of those Walking Dead episodes where characters debate philosophy, which has not always lent itself to compelling viewing. But it works out pretty well here.

November 28, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

The introduction of an all-female village is logical and welcome at this point, and having Tara enter as an invading presence from the male world who happens to be a gay woman is a deft move.

November 27, 2016 | Full Review…

"Swear" was fun -- a self-contained romp that took care to tie up most of its loose ends.

November 27, 2016 | Full Review…

The Walking Dead had its strongest episode of the season tonight, which is especially remarkable considering that it starred Tara, a character who hasn't really contributed anything of value since she was first introduced in season 4.

November 27, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Swear is stronger in concept than execution. It has some smart ideas, good new characters... and does some fine world-building. Unfortunately, it also drags painfully and is lumbered with one of the show's most infuriating characters as its lead.

November 30, 2016 | Full Review…

For the most part, "Swear" winds up feeling like an episode The Walking Dead could have done without. It's completely unessential. And that's a shame because there is something unique in a character like Tara that's worth exploring

November 28, 2016 | Full Review…

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