Poncho wrote:Moggy wrote:Rick is supposed to be the hero but he really comes across as the bad guy sometimes.
"It's ok we planted all of the explosives just outside of your village, we held an unloaded gun to your leader's head and then we took all of your weapons after forcing your leader's granddaughter to knock her out. WE ARE THE GOOD GUYS!!!"
Negan is a banana split, but at least he is having fun doing it.
This idea that everyone eventually becomes a Negan (just depends where on the scale you currently sit that determines how good or 'less bad' you are), is one of the main themes of the show now, but it's just done with zero subtlety or finesse.
The last scene of this week's episode was such a lazy 'Hang on, maybe Rick is also bad! Like Negan! The bad guy!' moment.
Rick turned full bad guy a season or two ago when he (unprovoked) attacked and murdered an outpost of the Saviours. Sure Negan was a banana split with the baseball bat, but in this conflict, there is far more blood on Rick's hands.