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  •  As soon as he showed up I knew Oscar was (3+ / 0-)
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    I haven't read this diary, because I don't know if it contains comic spoilers, but this pattern is ridiculous. Morgan -> T-Dog -> Oscar -> Tyreese.

    I posted on Facebook that it was okay two have two black guys on a show at the same time, without mentioning the walking dead or details, and everyone knew immediately what I was referring to. What they are doing is so blatant it is insane.

    •  Especially because Morgan was such a good (4+ / 0-)
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      You have exactly 10 seconds to change that look of disgusting pity into one of enormous respect!

      by Cartoon Peril on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 05:58:24 PM PST

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    •  Oscar (4+ / 0-)
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      I didn't read too much into the Oscar Era....I assumed the fact that we even learned this character's name may have simply been a bit housekeeping necessitated by the availability of the actors playing T-dawg and Tyrese.  And the show needed someone to die on the wall in this episode.  It wouldn't have been a significant way for T-Dawg to cash out.  It would have been an unacceptable cost.  I thought the actor did well, but Oscar the character  was more Red Shirt than Black Man.

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