It is finally happening, Rick Grimes, the lead protagonist of The Walking Dead series will be dead in The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 5. Fans were devastated when they first heard the official confirmation from Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes) in his goodbye letter to AMC that he would be leaving the series to concentrate on his family (living in U.K.) and future projects.
AMC Officially confirmed in their TWD’s next episode promo that this would be Rick Grime’s last episode.
Despite the official confirmation showrunner Angel Kang didn’t confirm nor deny the possible ending of Rick Grimes’ character, keeping his exit still a mystery.
Rick Grimes was the lead character right from the pilot episode of The Walking Dead series. His death would be a new turn over to the entire TWD universe. What happens after Rick’s death? Is still a big question. Leaving the fans thinking “What comes after” this? And that’s the title of the Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 5.
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What happened in the last episode?
Rick comes to know that Maggie was en route to Alexandria, so he radios to Rachael and orders to keep Maggie away from getting to Negan who killed her husband, Glenn. Daryl offers a ride to Rick and tries to divert and keep Rick away from Alexandria so that Maggie can have her revenge.
Rick finds that Daryl was deceiving him. He confronts with Daryl, and eventually, they fight. They fall into a human-made pit. Soon they realize that a swarm of zombies would be drawn towards them due to sudden gunshot during their fight.
Rick and Daryl set their differences aside and help each other to get out of the pit. As they come out of the pit, they realize the herd of zombies was too huge. Rick stays there to lead the herd away and sends Daryl to alert the camp.
While Rick leads the herd away from the camp, his horse suddenly gets spooked by the zombies, throwing Rick down.
Rick falls from the horse and gets pinned down to a pile of stones at a construction site. He is grieving in pain unable to get up and the herd of zombies walking towards him.
The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 5 Release Date
It is sure the upcoming episode will be an emotional ride for Rick Grimes and Walking Dead fans. Fans should expect some intense emotional scenes between Rick and other characters. The episode will have some references to major scenes from the past in the form of flashbacks. The new promo promises that the fans would be witnessing an iconic moment of all time. Don’t miss the Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 5 which airs on Nov 4th, 2018 at 9/8c on AMC.