The Walking Dead: The Final Season - Episode 2
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Looking back, the final season thus far feels the direct opposite of the first.
What might be the final episode of Telltale's The Walking Dead is beautiful, brutal, and bittersweet.
As heartfelt and emotionally painful as Episode Two of The Walking Dead: The Final Season may be, I can't help but feel like we've seen this all before. The groundwork has been laid for a brutal war, and everything from now until then seems to be dwarfed in comparison. Friendships are still the beating heart of this Final Season though, and it's the moment to moment interactions between characters, and the writing, where this second episode excels.
As the credits roll, however, all that's left is cruel sadness, with the apparent notion that it is now a cliffhanger that will never see resolution.
Despite Episode 2's strengths, the cancellation makes it hard to recommend because it is part of something that will probably never become whole.
Suffer the Children is an episode of discreet quality, which even without touching particularly high peaks can assert itself for some successful action sequences.
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A fine second episode, but a terrible series finale. Those who've been along for the journey should stick it out, but don't expect the grand conclusion we were all hoping for. Still, taking some final moments with Clem is worth the pain.
The second, and maybe final, episode of The Walking Dead: The Final Season has some great introductions and story arcs, but unfortunately suffers from some uneven pacing and a conclusion that puts our characters in a rough spot from which they may not recover. Suffer the Children, indeed.
The Walking Dead Final Season episode two creates a unique entry in the longrunning series, effectively combining tradition and innovation into a cohesive story.
A stirring and often disturbing continuation of Telltale's final season of The Walking Dead, Suffer the Children is an effective episode that not only stands on its own merits but sets up a grand series finale too.