The Best ‘What Ifs’ Of The Walking Dead, Part Three

Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan, Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes, The Walking Dead -- AMC
Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan, Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes, The Walking Dead -- AMC /
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With everything that happens in The Walking Dead, it’s inevitable you may wonder how different things could have been. Today, I tackle that one more time.

It’s a new year! Around this time last year, I delved into a pair of articles that were some of the most fun I’ve ever had writing! In them, I speculated how The Walking Dead would have been different had a handful of little things been different.

Frankly, I’d been hoping for a chance to do another of these articles for a while, but I felt there wasn’t a good opportunity to. And then, Negan, in taking things from The Group in “Service”, ended up giving me the perfect jumping-off point: As he watched Rick’s interview video from “Remember”, Negan tells Rick that, had he met that version of Rick, he would not have bothered him.

Boy, wouldn’t that have been interesting?!

This time around, I will tackle another batch of “What if?” questions that I’ve been thinking about in regards to The Walking Dead and even an unconventional one for Fear The Walking Dead. Each one opening up ideas which could have completely changed both shows as we know it.

As always, I will try to base my theories on the behaviors of the characters as best as we know them. I will base as much as possible on how I reasonably believe their behavior would change had events gone differently. On my Fear The Walking Dead theory I will not because, well…you’ll see when we get to it.

Are you ready? LET’S ROLL!!!

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