Are you all caught up and prepared to dig into the second half? Don’t be so sure. Executive producer/comic book writer Robert Kirkman suggested we all re-watch the first half of Season 4 to pick up more “breadcrumbs” and hints about major story arcs in the second half. You can re-watch the first half today, starting at 1 p.m. during AMC’s Season 4 marathon, which will run all day in advance of the new episode.
What if you’ve never seen the show before but want to start now to see what all the fuss is about? Well, first of all — welcome to the fold! You can watch this quick recap video to get up to speed in no time. What’s Trending’s Ethan Newberry summarizes everything that’s happened in the first four seasons in a funny, fast-talking review that does a good job of giving you the big picture — all in four minutes:
Once you’re caught up, if you have time left, you should dig a little deeper into the first eight episodes of Season 4. Check out our recaps for each episode, counting backward from the mid-season finale, Episode 8, which is the most important one to review before Episode 9, since tonight’s new action will pick up directly after the prison battle with The Governor.
Feel like looking ahead? Here's what will happen on Episode 9, and here are details on next Sunday's (February 16) Episode 10. Want more? Here are the titles, synopses and other details on every episode in the second half.
The Walking Dead Season 4 returns with Episode 9 on Sunday, February 9 at 9 p.m. ET on AMC.