‘The Walking Dead’ Season 10 Is Its Highest Rated On Rotten Tomatoes

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If you left AMC’s The Walking Dead after Seasons 7 or 8, then it looks like you’re the one missing out! Season 10 of The Walking Dead is now the highest-rated season in the show’s history, according to Rotten Tomatoes.  Fans have given it the highest praise, just as the show is being rumored to only have a couple of seasons left to go before it ends.

According to the site, Season 10 currently has a 93% approval rating through its first 7 episodes with the mid-season finale set to air this Sunday.  The first season of The Walking Dead had an 88% approval rating, with the lowest season rating coming in Season 8, which received just a 64% approval rating.  You’ll remember this season’s theme was, “All Out War”, but really will be remembered as a bunch of aimless episodes.

Many critics and fans attribute the show’s improvement to two things.  First, there is Angela Kang who is now in her second season as show-runner of The Walking Dead. Kang’s approach to storytelling and the ability to tell multiple stories without losing interest has been the new blood this show needed.  Second, what many consider to be Robert Kirkman’s best comic book arc, The Whisperers, has brought Alpha, Beta, and the impending Whisperer War to the screen, which has fans excited.

The show also has improved because it tells different character stories together, cohesively, versus previous seasons where episodes would focus on one or two characters and then move onto the next set in the next episode, only to have several episodes go by before we’d return to them again.

Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

What do you think is making The Walking Dead great again in Seasons 9 and 10 and what are you looking forward to in this Sunday’s mid-season finale and the remainder of Season 10?

Let us know in the comments below!

2 COMMENTS

  1. I trust rottentomatoes about as much as I trust a shadowy hooded figure roaming in a dark alley.

    Nearly every site has given the same results the ratings have fallen and keep falling. The ratings took a plummet when Carl was killed now since Rick left the ratings plummet even further. Now even Michonne wants out. The show is dead no matter how many geeks on rottentomatoes praise it.

    The name of the website fits too they always praising something that is failing and critizing something that is succeeding. Joker and Terminator dark fate anyone….

    Never used them as a source and never will.

  2. Hi
    My name is lacey and I’m very autistic
    And I’m just very big fan of THE WALKING DEAD…and I have a question for norman reedus?
    Do you think there’s anymore walking dead
    I just want to meet norman reads
    In person and I wrote him a letter and how much I love him to moon and back
    With JESUS and back

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