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The Walking Dead: Season 9 (2018)




Critic Consensus: Nine seasons in, The Walking Dead feels more alive than ever, with heightened tension and a refreshed pace that rejuvenates this long-running franchise.


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Last season brought the culmination of "All Out War," which pitted Rick Grimes and his group of survivors against the Saviors and their cunning leader, Negan. With Negan's life in his hands, Rick had a character-defining choice in front of him. By making the unilateral decision to spare Negan, Rick upheld the values his late son, Carl, championed in order to build for the future, but created conflict within his group. Now, we see our survivors a year and a half after the end of the war, rebuilding civilization under Rick's steadfast leadership. It is a time of relative peace among the communities as they work together, looking to the past to forge the future, but the world they knew is rapidly changing as man-made structures continue to degrade, and nature takes over, changing the landscape and creating new challenges for our survivors. As time passes, the communities confront unexpected obstacles, danger, and of course, walkers, but nothing quite prepares them for the formidable force they are about to encounter, which threatens the very idea of civilization that our survivors have worked so hard to build.


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 Walking Dead: Season 9

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

The new season gives off a distinctly Western vibe, with horse-drawn museum artifacts helping our heroes rebuild a civilization, and an incident of rough frontier justice.

October 8, 2018 | Full Review…

As shakily as some of these new conflicts and plotlines have been established, I am, for the first time in several seasons, curious to see how things turn out on The Walking Dead.

October 7, 2018 | Full Review…

A vastly reinvented, completely refreshed Walking Dead has circled back to that essential idea. It's been a dark road to get here, but at least... The Walking Dead feels more alive than ever before.

October 7, 2018 | Full Review…

For the first time, the show seems interested in thinking about what its whole picture will be once it ends. That commitment to thinking about both its future and its past has made The Walking Dead's present the best that it's been in ages.

October 7, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The chance to watch Maggie contend with the challenges of statecraft in a post-apocalyptic world slowly coming back to life may be too interesting to turn away from.

October 7, 2018 | Full Review…

The world of The Walking Dead is still a scary and dangerous place.

October 7, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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