11 Reasons Why ‘The Walking Dead’ Was Better Than Ever in Season 9

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The Walking Dead recently wrapped its ninth season, perhaps its best yet. This is due in large part to longtime writer Angela Kang, who had a lot on her plate when she took over the showrunner reins from Scott Gimple, including the aftermath of losing Carl, closing out Rick Grimes‘ story on the series, time jumps, broken communities, and introducing the infamous Whisperers from the comics. Kang also brought us one step closer to Negan meeting Alpha in season 10.

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Considering all of that (and more) that Kang played with this season, she and her writing team steered the show back into its strengths. Instead of allowing The Walking Dead to falter post-Rick Grimes (we miss you, Andy!) Kang gracefully welcomed fans into the next arc of the story. As a thank you to Queen Kang and all those involved, we rounded up 11 reasons why season nine is one of the best seasons of The Walking Dead to date.

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