“I Ain’t a Judas” featured the return of Andrea to the friends she hasn’t seen since the farm on season 2 of The Walking Dead. Andrea is mistakenly under the impression that she can forge a truce between the Prison / Woodbury factions. The Governor lets her go see her friends, but it isn’t for benevolent reasons. He wants information on Rick’s camp to better plan his next attack. When Andrea finally reunites with her friends, she doesn’t get the warm reception she expected. So much has happened in the past year. So many people have been lost. What Andrea fails to realize is that in the apocalypse loyalty is everything.
“Maybe you should let Glenn and Daryl handle things for a while, and get some rest.”
Rick has been under a lot of stress lately, and it’s been affecting his decision-making. Carl advising his father to step down has been a long time coming. I loved this honest moment between them, because we haven’t really seen them have a true heart-to-heart in a long time. Though I haven’t been a fan of a lot of Rick’s latest decisions, his decision to turn away Andrea was a good one. It was obvious that she has fallen for Phillip, and I don’t believe she can be trusted when it comes to the Governor. Granted she didn’t know about Rick and the others until after the incident at Woodbury was all over, but the way she brushed off of the events perpetrated by the Governor and his men against her friends so easily says 1,000 words. (More…)