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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life

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Critic Consensus: "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life" overcomes sporadic doldrums with an action-packed battle sequence, satisfying and innovative storytelling, and impressively imaginative use of a tiger.

Episode Info

In the Season 7 finale, the stakes keep mounting higher and higher as different stories clash, while the group enacts an intricate plan.

Cast

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 The First Day of the Rest of Your Life

The Walking Dead proved why it is still in the top tier of scripted television in its Season 7 finale, entitled "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life."

April 2, 2017 | Full Review…

The Walking Dead is kind of like Michonne, bloodied and bruised but ready to go on.

April 3, 2017 | Full Review…

This was a simultaneously overblown and underwhelming sign-off following a run of episodes that had implicitly promised the mother of all fade-outs.

April 3, 2017 | Full Review…

It was great to see them fight back and regain some semblance of the upper hand, and fun to see all our heroes in one place for a change, fighting side by side. But the show had already sucked all the joy out of the room.

April 3, 2017 | Full Review…

a solid, course-correcting conclusion to a shambolic, occasionally directionless season

April 3, 2017 | Full Review…

While I would have loved to see the war start and finish in this season seven finale, the fact that it only briefly started is what's going to bring me back next year.

May 22, 2018 | Full Review…

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