‘The Walking Dead’ Review: ‘Bonds’ Moves Things Along — But That’s All

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “The Walking Dead” Season 10, Episode 6, “Bonds.”]After an extremely pokey start, Season 10 of “The Walking Dead” seemed to finally be kicking into gear after last week’s packed (albeit sub-par) episode.

Unfortunately, “Bonds” downshifts the pacing while maintaining the low level of quality.

This week’s entry has several significant developments –—Alexandria’s hit with a plague! Eugene discovers a new community! — but it still finds time to watch Daryl (Norman Reedus) and Carol (Melissa McBride) throw acorns at a can for what feels like seven years.

Ultimately, “Bonds” is just lifeless; a drama-free checklist of setup that fails to draw in the viewer.

It has all the narrative impact of a Wikipedia summary, which is disappointing when the show has made obvious table setting much more compelling in the past.Last week’s big plot point — Negan’s invasion of the Whisperer’s territory — lands with a thud this episode as…

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