12 Rollercoaster Reactions We All Had During The Season 7 Premiere of 'The Walking Dead'

12 Rollercoaster Reactions We All Had During The Season 7 Premiere of 'The Walking Dead'

It's the reveal we've all been waiting for...
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I couldn't contain my excitement when I realized that "The Walking Dead" was back. I missed Rick's "Carl" calls, Abraham's hysterical one liners, Maggie and Glenn's mid-apocalyptic romance and Daryl — I missed everything about Daryl.

But then I realized how last season ended and a wave of mixed emotions hit me...

*Warning: Spoilers of season seven, episode one, ahead.

1) At first, I was super excited.

My "Sunday fun-day" ritual has been watching "The Walking Dead" since it started. With season 6's cliff-hanger ending, I was naturally excited to see what was going to happen next.

2) But then I got nervous.

As AMC counted down the seconds before the episode aired, my heart felt like it was going to beat out of my chest. I was finally going to find out who Negan's victim was, and I wasn't emotionally ready for it.

3) I became impatient.

I thought Negan's victim would be revealed within the first minutes of the show. But no! They continued to tease viewers at who it possibly could be, when Rick had flashbacks of each character from that night.

Can we just find out already?

4) I felt played with!

Negan dumped Rick in the middle of a walker parade to find an axe that he purposely threw out. Rick found it, fought off a few walkers, found sanctuary on the top of the RV, all while having flashbacks of different characters.

Sasha? Eugene? Aaron? Abraham? Maggie? Daryl? Michonne? CARL?


Nope, we still don't know. Rick's recollections aren't telling us a thing. Until finally, it sinks in.

5) Then I was in shock.

We finally found out who Negan's victim was...

R.I.P. Abraham. Watching that scene was hard. Really, really hard. The way Negan made sure that the group wouldn't move an inch or say a thing while he pummeled Abraham, was totally disheartening.

But you could see the acceptance in Abraham's face. He took Negan's barb-wired baseball bat, Lucille, like a champ. Not to mention, his final line! Abraham: 1. Negan: 0.

6) So I tried to be optimistic.

I mean, the group's going to get their revenge, right? Right? And they could survive without Abraham. As long as Daryl, Glenn and Rick were still together. The three musketeers. The three best friends.

7) But that was quickly shattered.

Negan just isn't a redeemable, good guy. The way he taunted Rosita with Lucille, forcing her to look at Abraham's dripping blood, was sick.

And Daryl couldn't stand it. Now, I usually love when Daryl fights back; but this is the one time he really needed to be submissive.

Could you just stand down this time, Daryl?

8) I got seriously scared.

He wouldn't be the Daryl we all love, if he didn't fight back, so when Daryl lunged at Negan and punched him, I really forgot to breathe.

I thought (or maybe I screamed?): not Daryl, not Daryl, not Daryl. I thought he was the next on Negan's pitch list.

9) I completely lost it.

My plea was heard, Negan didn't kill Daryl.

But he killed Glenn, instead.

With a quick swing of his bat (seriously, I didn't anticipate it), Negan killed one of the most beloved characters in the entire series.

This is really a testament to his evil; instead of making Daryl accountable for his actions, he chose to take it out on someone else. It was a worse consequence.

Glenn could barely speak after getting his skull bashed in, but he tried anyway for Maggie, and it was a horrible sight. One of his eyeballs popped out of his head, and Negan made a joke about it.

My heart broke for Maggie. My heart broke for the group. My heart broke for me.

And Negan still kept swinging his bat.

10) Then I got really confused again.

After Rick's flashback of Abraham and Glenn's deaths, we find that he's still on top of the RV. Negan starts shooting at the roof to get him off, but the ground is swarmed by walkers, so there's no way he can fall and not get bitten. He didn't have the axe, either.

As soon as he's about to plunge to his potential death and get devoured, Negan shoots all the walkers and saves Rick.

Then he left him in a life-or-death-situation again, and then saved him. Again.

So, what are you exactly trying to do here, Negan? These mind games... I hate them — and he wasn't done.

11) It was all too much.

Just when I thought this episode couldn't get worse, Negan tried to get Rick to chop his own son's arm off (WTF)!

It was emotionally, mentally and physically draining to watch this scene and this entire episode. The Rick Grimes we knew completely unraveled with Negan's sick antics. He really begged and pleaded for Negan's empathy (which let's be real, he has none), and the group looked absolutely helpless.

Is this what I signed up for?

12) I'm in denial.

Seeing the whole group beaten down was rough.

Everyone sat in helplessness next to Glenn and Abraham's bodies. It was definitely the group's lowest point. Maggie's attempt at a motivational speech just made the hit even harder, and when the surviving characters carried the bodies together, I really felt like I lost someone, too.

The imaginary scene of Rick's entire group having Sunday family dinner, with Glenn (sitting with the kid he'll never get to meet) and Abraham at the end of the table, was the final tearjerker of the episode.

It's just not going to be the same anymore. But I do believe that in time, Rick's group will recover, and so will the fans.

Besides, that's what Abraham and Glenn would want.


So bring it on, Negan.

AMC's "The Walking Dead," airs on Sundays at 9/8c.

Cover Image Credit: AMC

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35 Major Life Facts According To Nick Miller

"All booze is good booze, unless it's weak booze."
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Fact: If you watch "New Girl," you love Nick Miller.

You can't help it. He's an adorable, lovable mess of a man and you look forward to seeing him and his shenanigans each week. While living the infamous and incomparable life of Nick Miller, and obviously Julius Pepperwood— he has learned many valuable laws of the land. And, although Nick refuses to learn anything from anyone besides his mysterious, old Asian friend Tran, he does have a few lessons he'd like to teach us.

Here are 35 facts of life according to 'Nick Milla Nick Milla':

1. Drinking keeps you healthy.

"I'm not gonna get sick. No germ can live in a body that is 65% beer."

2. Dinosaurs never existed.

"I don't believe dinosaurs existed. I've seen the science. I don't believe it."


3. A paper bag is a bank.

"A bank is just a paper bag but with fancier walls."


4. Having sex is similar to delivering mail.

"I'm like a mailman, except instead of mail it's hot sex that I deliver."

5. Moonwalking is a foolproof way to get out of any awkward situation.

Jess (about Nick): "Now he won't even talk to me. I saw him this morning and he just panic moonwalked away from me. He does that sometimes."

6. Using a movie reference is also a great way.

Cece: "Come on, get up!"

Nick: "No, I don't dance. I'm from that town in "Footloose."

7. There's no reason to wash towels.

Nick: "I don’t wash the towel. The towel washes me. Who washes a towel?"

Schmidt: "You never wash your towel?"

Nick: "What am I gonna do? Wash the shower next? Wash a bar of soap?"

8. Exes are meant to be avoided at all costs (especially if/unless they're Caroline)

"I don't deal with exes, they're part of the past. You burn them swiftly and you give their ashes to Poseidon."

9. IKEA furniture is not as intimidating as it looks.

"I'm building you the dresser. I love this stuff. It's like high-stakes LEGOs."

10. You don't need forks if you have hands.

Jess: "That's gross. Get a fork, man."

Nick: "I got two perfectly good forks at the end of my arms!"

11. Sex has a very specific definition.


"It's not sex until you put the straw in the coconut."

12. Doors are frustrating.

"I will push if I want to push! Come on! I hate doors!"

13. All booze is good booze.

"Can I get an alcohol?"

14. ...unless it's weak booze.

"Schmidt, that is melon flavored liquor! That is 4-proof! That is safe to drink while you're pregnant!"

15. Writers are like pregnant women.

Jess: "You know what that sound is? It's the sound of an empty uterus."

Nick: "I can top that easily. I'm having a hard time with my zombie novel."

Jess: "Are you really comparing a zombie novel to my ability to create life?"

Nick: "I'm a writer, Jess. We create life."

16. All bets must be honored.

"There is something serious I have to tell you about the future. The name of my first-born child needs to be Reginald VelJohnson. I lost a bet to Schmidt."

17. Adele's voice is like a combination of Fergie and Jesus.

"Adele is amazing."

18. Beyoncé is extremely trustworthy.

"I'd trust Beyoncé with my life. We be all night."

19. Fish, on the other hand, are not.


“Absolutely not. You know I don’t trust fish! They breathe water. That's crazy!"

20. Bar mitzvahs are terrifying.

Schmidt: "It's a bar mitzvah!"

Nick: "I am NOT watching a kid get circumcised!"

21. ...so are blueberries.

Jess: "So far, Nick Miller's list of fears is sharks, tap water, real relationships..."

Nick: "And blueberries."

22. Take your time with difficult decisions. Don't be rash.


Jess: "You care about your burritos more than my children, Nick?"

Nick: "You're putting me in a tough spot!"

23. Getting into shape is not easy.

"I mean, I’m not doing squats or anything. I’m trying to eat less donuts."

24. We aren't meant to talk about our feelings.

"If we needed to talk about feelings, they would be called talkings."


25. We're all a little bit too hard on ourselves.

"The enemy is the inner me."

26. Freezing your underwear is a good way to cool off.


"Trust me, I'm wearing frozen underpants right now and I feel amazing. I'm gonna grab some old underpants and put a pair into the freezer for each of you."

27. Public nudity is normal.

"Everbody has been flashed countless times."

28. Alcohol is a cure-all.


"You treat an outside wound with rubbing alcohol. You treat an inside wound with drinking alcohol."

29. Horses are aliens.

"I believe horses are from outer-space."


30. Turtles should actually be called 'shell-beavers.'

Jess: "He calls turtles 'shell-beavers."

Nick: "Well, that's what they should be called."

31. Trench coats are hot.


"This coat has clean lines and pockets that don't quit, and it has room for your hips. And, when I wear it, I feel hot to trot!"


32. Sparkles are too.

"Now, my final bit of advice, and don't get sensitive on this, but you've got to change that top it's terrible and you've got to throw sparkles on. Sparkles are in. SPARKLES ARE IN."

33. Introspection can lead to a deeper knowing of oneself.

"I'm not convinced I know how to read. I've just memorized a lot of words."


34. It's important to live in the moment.

"I know this isn't gonna end well but the middle part is gonna be awesome."


35. Drinking makes you cooler.

Jess: "Drinking to be cool, Nick? That's not a real thing."

Nick: "That's the only thing in the world I know to be true."

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Toulouse Grande, Ari's Dog, Stole The Spotlight In The 'thank u, next' Music Video

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For those of you who don't know (or who are jumping on the Ariana Grande train just now), Toulouse is one of Ariana's many dogs. He's appeared in a few other music videos, like 'Right There' and 'No Tears Left To Cry'. However, his cameo was most prominent in her latest music video for 'thank u, next', which, by the way, broke YouTube records.

1. He's first seen rolling up with Ari, dressed as Elle Woods from Legally Blonde

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Toulouse called shotgun.

2. Toulouse stars as Bruiser Woods, Elle's sidekick

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Name a more iconic duo.

3. He's featured in some close-ups

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Every other dog on the planet is QUAKING in their boots.

4. Toulouse has no fear of the spotlight with his mommy by his side

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Nerves? Thank you, next.

5. He even wears his own custom swimsuit 

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He's living his best life.

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An absolute ICON.

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Only the best smooches for Toulouse.

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He is killing it.

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