The Walking Dead - Season 8, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes


Critic Consensus: Focusing on the farewell of one of the series' original characters, "Honor" delivers an emotional mid-season premiere.

Episode Info

Rick faces new difficulties after a battle. Meanwhile, the fight continues in other communities as core members face hard decisions. -- (C) AMC


Andrew Lincoln
as Rick Grimes
Norman Reedus
as Daryl Dixon
Chandler Riggs
as Carl Grimes
Danai Gurira
as Michonne
Melissa McBride
as Carol Peletier
Lauren Cohan
as Maggie Greene
Alanna Masterson
as Tara Chambler
Christian Serratos
as Rosita Espinosa
Josh McDermitt
as Eugene Porter
Seth Gilliam
as Gabriel Stokes
Lennie James
as Morgan Jones
Avi Nash
as Strange Traveler
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Critic reviews for Honor

The good news is that "Honor" is one of the better Walking Dead episodes this season, with solid thematic cohesion and actual emotional stakes.

February 25, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

Not only did they devote an extraordinarily long time to Carl's heartbreaking farewell scenes, they made sure he would leave a legacy. And Riggs delivered a rave-worthy performance.

February 25, 2018 | Full Review…

Some might even be advised return to the audience as Episode 8x09 offers the intriguing, devastating, and hopeful feeling delivered by the show's earliest seasons.

November 15, 2019 | Full Review…

The primary motivation for the primary character is gone, which demands a major shift.

May 10, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a fine episode of the series. And that may not be good enough for a show that is eight seasons deep if it plans to keep powering on for years as AMC's flagship show.

October 29, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Without the rhythm of previous seasons, this post-apocalyptic series needs ingenuity and new surprise factors.

February 26, 2018 | Full Review…

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