Honestly? I hope a decent number of Nielsen households purposely do avoid watching it on prime time tv just to say fuck you to their ratings.
They deserve it.
I hope someone orchestrates a small massive movement like that.
I only skimmed and it was the Negan storyline that made me stop, but ...
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After the most convoluted back and forth battle and worst character reversal realization in the history of comic bad guys ("Wait, you mean stealing people's food under the threat of violence, randomly beating them to death with a baseball bat, and generally brutalizing my followers and anyone who disagrees with me, isn't the best way to rebuild civilization? Well, aren't I the big ninny! My bad, guys"), Negan is thrown in jail.
Because that won't come back to bite anyone on the ass.
That would have more people watching next season.
So would this...