A brutal couple of minutes in “No Way Out” ( 6.09), where Sam, Jessie and Ron Anderson are killed, and Carl gets shot in the eye.
NEED TO KNOW
The season finale’s tense showdown with Negan is inspired by the comic’s 100th issue. There it’s Glenn who ends up beaten to death.
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The armoured guys who come to Carol and Morgan’s aid are from The Kingdom. In the comics they don’t like Negan either.
Season finale director Greg Nicotero says not even the cast knew who was on the end of Negan’s bat.
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Lucille’s debut is foreshadowed several times through the season. Bud and Jesus both use the phrase “right off the bat” when talking about Negan, while Carl finds a gun with a carving of Lucille in “East” ( 6.15).