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 Post subject: Do you know Merle Dixon?
PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:10 am 
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Merle Dixon is certainly one of the most crazy issues ever developed by a TV show named The Walking Dead. I indicate that his entire position in the show senses maniac--he's just like a blip in the matrix, or a unexpected-oncoming brain hemorrhage. He was announced in an individual episode of the show's first season: He threw out the N-phrase, roughed up half the cast, then ended up handcuffed on a roof top. You could say that Merle was the 1st "villain" on the show -- or in any case, the first indication that the zombies might be massive, but the genuine enemies were HUMANS and so on. (See additionally: Every zombie video. Cross-reference with this season's tagline: "Combat the Dead, Dread the Living. ") But Merle wasn't a superior man driven crazy by the apocalypse; nor, as an example, was he a terrible man who only took the end of the world as a chance to take pleasure in his every impulse. He just appeared just like a guy who was definitely delighted that the world was dismal. He was just like a minor demon in the backdrop of a Hieronymus Bosh artwork, or like the old terrible version of Wolverine before Hollywood scrubbed him into reputable man-candy.

Merle vanished after that episode, abandoning a single bloody hand. But the character made an instant impact, and in the long year between season 1 and 2, his story expanded. Because his destiny was left unclear, the query of What Occurred to Merle grew to become The Walking Dead's first and solely genuine unknown -- a unintentional "What's in the hatch? " discussing factor for enthusiasts. But "unintentional" is the key word there. In retrospect, it appears like Merle was far more crucial to audiences than he was to the show's makers. The character's sole presence in season 2 was as an unreal friend, leering at the camera and inspiring Daryl Motherf---ing Dixon to climb a metaphorical mountain.


Season 3 of The Walking Dead is, in a way, a model instance of offering the people what they need. The body count is tremendously higher. The speed is quicker. The triple introduction of The Governor, The Prison, and Michonne comprises a veritable orgy of fan support. So it is sensible that Merle would stage a return. However here's the thing about Merle: He appears to significantly change his personality every scene. Sometimes he's an army-level tactician; sometimes he's an insane kook with a lot of guns; sometimes he's a doe-eyed flirtatious rascal. The truth that Michael Rooker appears like he could be anyplace from 35 to 78 years old contributes to the feeling that Merle could be anybody whenever you want. From

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