In an era of online streaming and Netflix, The Walking Dead remains one of the most watched shows ever on television. Audiences seem to absolutely love the blood-chilling blend of zombie hordes, the deaths of all your favourite characters, and all the human drama that comes with the downfall of civilisation. But the thing is, the show has some problems. Major problems that even a constant stream of blood and guts can't plug. For all its consistency as an entertaining TV show for the last few years, The Walking Dead has been remarkably inconsistent in its storytelling and character development. For every awesome zombie killing sequence the show loves to showcase, there's an inexplicable plot hole or flawed logic that threatens to ruin a viewer's suspension of belief. At its worst, there may not be a more polarising show at eliciting shock, excitement, horror, and absolute fury than the Walking Dead. Here are ten major plot holes and lapses in logic that makes The Walking Dead a show that's entertainingly bad at times.
10. How Did Herschel And His Family Not Know About Sophia In The Barn?
If you ask any Walking Dead fan about Season 2, you'll find that the general consensus is that there is very little to love and an enormous amount to hate. One big and frustrating question (out of many) that came out of watching Season 2 unfold was why didn't Herschel know about Sophia in his barn? Season 2 defenders will be quick to claim that Herschel didn't know as it was Otis and the others who did all the dirty work. Okay, so why didn't any of his family members who feed the zombies everyday say anything about the girl zombie in their barn? It has been established that Herschel is fiercely loyal to his family and nothing goes on on his farm without his consent and knowledge, so someone must've surely mentioned to him that they have a young girl zombie who might possibly be the one that Rick's group has been searching for. It all just makes no sense since withholding crucial information about Sophia meant that Rick's group stayed on Herschel's farm longer than what was needed. Had Herschel said anything, Rick's group would've tied up that storyline quicker and Herschel would've finally been able to rid himself of the freeloaders on his land.
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