The Walking Dead - Season 7, Episode 15 - Rotten Tomatoes

Something They Need



Critic Consensus: "Something They Need" overcomes an uneven arc with humor, an upbeat pace, and a classic Walking Dead cliffhanger.

Episode Info

A group of Alexandrians embark on a journey to a distant community; and one group member must make a heartbreaking decision.


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
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Critic reviews for Something They Need

Tara ... is just purely funny. Even when she's not being overtly jokey, as in this episode, which involves her in a deadly serious plot, she approaches the world with an offbeat tentativeness that never fails to bring a smile to my face.

March 27, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

an enjoyable enough episode with some great-looking zombies and decent tension

March 27, 2017 | Full Review…

It's the penultimate episode, so it's time to check in with just about everybody (the Kingdom excluded). That makes "Something They Need" a busy episode, but not a particularly compelling one.

March 27, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

As for Episode 15, "Something They Need," director Michael E. Satrazemis and writer Angela Kang do a nice job at tying up a few loose ends and keeping the uncertainty to a minimum.

March 27, 2017 | Full Review…

My biggest issue with the show has always been that it has so often given us protagonists who seem scarcely better than the antagonists, if that.

May 22, 2018 | Full Review…

That refusal to make him an occasional villain nearly sinks tonight's episode, "Something They Need."

December 12, 2017 | Full Review…

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