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Who's Death was the most Unrealistic?

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As much as I think Kenny would've just shot Ben and ran away in that alleyway, I think Ben's death in No Time Left was the most unrealistic. I don't get how a sturdy metal balcony can just suddenly "fall". It doesn't make sense. Not to me.

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  • @Typicaldavid said: Andrew from the tv show..? his death was unrealistic????? How is a headshot unrealistic???

    I think he's talking more about the time before that when Rick left him out in the courtyard surrounded by walkers. Rick figured he was as good as dead since there really shouldn't have been any way for him to get away. In the end that choice bites the ground in the ass big time.

  • Doug's death. You just got grabbed in the shoulders. So what? and wood wont break that fast
    Shake those walkers off, (and im sure doug can pack some punch) or wiggle your body w/ force

  • @Enigmatic Wonder said: I think he's talking more about the time before that when Rick left him out in the courtyard surrounded by walkers. Rick figured he was as good as dead since there really shouldn't have been any way for him to get away. In the end that choice bites the ground in the ass big time.

    ah okay, i mean it wasn't really his "death" so it didn't make sense

  • @HiggsBoson2142 said: I don't get how a sturdy metal balcony can just suddenly "fall".

    Uhhhh... Metal fatigue? Rust? Decay of the brickwork it was bolted to? Four full-grown people using it like a trampoline?

    Seriously, maybe you're pro-Ben and that's cool and all (I'd say I'm Ben-neutral), but I'm far more surprised that Omid survived his fall from an overpass, bouncing off of a moving train, and landing in an uncontrolled manner with only a cut leg than that little proto-balcony collapsed.

    To me, nobody's death was "unrealistic." The fact of the matter is everybody dies, it's out there waiting for all of us, and in the majority of cases it's something "stupid" that does it. One of my best friends was killed in late 2012 by a piece of asparagus — she's going along, living her life when bam she chokes to death after dinner in a side room where no one could see or hear her.

    The zombie that got Lee might as well have been a snake, there's a reason they're reviled in every culture as evil and dangerous. And it's established in the comics, show and game that walkers can get "bored" and just sit quietly somewhere until something stirs them into activity.

    Kenny's defense of Ben could have been better thought out by Kenny himself, but that's the flexible nature of time in a drama. No matter how long before you stand there arguing or debating with Kenny, the walkers are going to be on you just as you agree/he shoves you. Chuck was an old guy who probably got winded and cornered. Duck was also bitten by something poisonous. Katjaa gave in to despair when she saw her little boy wheezing his last breaths in this world. Carley/Doug had the bad luck to have fallen in with a psycho bitch. Larry had a big rock dropped on his head by a trigger-happy selfish asshole.

    All those things have killed people in the real world and will do so today (if you just replace zombies with dangerous animals).

  • @RobtMyers said: The zombie that got Lee might as well have been a snake, there's a reason they're reviled in every culture as evil and dangerous. And it's established in the comics, show and game that walkers can get "bored" and just sit quietly somewhere until something stirs them into activity.

    If it's obvious to someone at home, it's certainly going to be obvious to someone that's been living in that environment for months on end.

    Incidentally, I actually worked with venomous animals (snakes included) as a hobby until I moved. One of the very first rules for anybody who lives in an area with them? Always be careful around potential cover sites. I have trouble believing people wouldn't adopt similar rules for zombies. :p Hell, just out of habit I still shake out my boots before putting them on even though the American Northeast isn't exactly known for being scorpion country.

  • I'm pretty sure that Lee was just worried about Clem. Worried so much that all he could focus on was her. We all know she'd never eave her hat and her radio somewhere, so Lee probably began freaking out as soon as he saw her hat on the ground. And then the radio. Lee slipped up because he cared too much and lost his focus on his surroundings. Then he died because of it.

  • @Rock114 said: I'm pretty sure that Lee was just worried about Clem. Worried so much that all he could focus on was her. We all know she'd never eave her hat and her radio somewhere, so Lee probably began freaking out as soon as he saw her hat on the ground. And then the radio. Lee slipped up because he cared too much and lost his focus on his surroundings. Then he died because of it.

    I was actually one of the people who wasn't paying attention and didn't even think about a walker behind the wood. I went for the walkie talkie. So I have no problem with agreeing with your point of view.

  • The whole Carley/Doug Choice. Why could you tell Clementine to give Carley her purse, and you grab Doug? It seemed kind of forced...

  • @Rock114 said: I'm pretty sure that Lee was just worried about Clem. Worried so much that all he could focus on was her. We all know she'd never eave her hat and her radio somewhere, so Lee probably began freaking out as soon as he saw her hat on the ground. And then the radio. Lee slipped up because he cared too much and lost his focus on his surroundings. Then he died because of it.

    He wasn't panicking so much that he apparently felt the need to run though. :p It's the funny thing about Lee, he almost never moves like stuff needs to get done.

    More seriously, it does give the option of checking the garbage pile, so he apparently wasn't totally clueless. If a given Lee throws all caution to the wind and goes straight for the Walkie, it atleast looks more plausible. For cautious, observant Lees that check the pile however? Not so much, the bite scenario in that case even looks kinda awkward.

    @Rock114 said: The whole Carley/Doug Choice. Why could you tell Clementine to give Carley her purse, and you grab Doug? It seemed kind of forced...

    In that case, it's possible that Clem might not have been able to reach the top of the counter to get the purse. It did seem kinda forced though, a big part of the reason I actually helped Carley first was because she had a weapon - I figured that by helping her first, then there'd be enough time for her to help save Doug. Whoops.

  • @Rommel49 said: Always be careful around potential cover sites. I have trouble believing people wouldn't adopt similar rules for zombies.

    This is a case of suspension of disbelief. Lee was distraught about Clem disappearing (remember how she went missing earlier in the episode?), finding her hat and then her freakin' walkie talkie in the middle of the road. I was distraught too, but checked the garbage pile first (since it was clickable) yet I was still "overconfident" in what the game was willing to do to Lee.

    If you tell me that even with all the rules for handling dangerous animals that experienced people don't still get killed, well just remember the Crocodile Hunter.

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