Jeff Kober

'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Alone'

'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Alone'

Sometimes, I can't quite tell if an episode of "The Walking Dead" is kind of slow, or if I'm just completely worn out from a weekend of existence.

Sunday night's new episode, "Alone," had me dozing off and drooling in my lap a bit.

Maybe it was because it was the second straight episode without main protagonist Rick Grimes, or because no main characters were killed off (I know that sounds ridiculous, but this is "The Walking Dead"), or because the characters are still just aimlessly floating around, slowly drifting in the general direction of this mysterious "Terminus."

This has the feel of earlier seasons, where the show is just...