Social Download: Internet Reacts to ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ and ‘Halt and Catch Fire’

Frank Dillane as Nick Clark.

Frank Dillane as Nick Clark. Richard Foreman/AMC

Welcome back to tvDownload’s social media column — written for the people and by the people, like some kind of millennials’ Pravda. It’s where you can come to find out what the internet is saying about your favorite shows, and to see what new stuff might be worth checking out. You do want to fit in with the rest of us, don’t you, comrade?

Everyone’s (second, tbh) favorite zombie show, Fear the Walking Dead, returned with it’s mid-season-2 premiere. Some people were pumped for more Walking Dead spinoff drama:

But unfortunately you are lying to yourself if you say you were more pumped than this pug:

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The premiere was a unique one, doing away with the majority of the central cast and focusing solely on former junkie/current angsty teen Nick/future zombie Nick Clark, a move that left some viewers, uh, less than enthused…

…others were all about the Nick-centric episode.

While others still were simply distracted by the truly important questions.

All urine-related plot points aside, Fear the Walking Dead also featured a scene that reminded everyone of a certain batty comic-book character (oh God, no, not Batman, I mean the guy from The Walking Dead who murders people with baseball bats).

Like a Beyonce album only set in the 1980s tech boom and starring Lee Pace, Halt and Catch Fire dropped its third season premiere without warning on Sunday, two days before its scheduled debut:

The reaction to the surprise premiere was…actually not great:

But screw that, bring on the fan art!

Over on HBO’s The Night Of, everyone is enthralled with the mystery and intrigue of this psychological suspense thriller haha I’m kidding everyone’s talking about the cat.

At least SOME good has come from all The Night Of’s doom and gloom:

Social Download: Internet Reacts to ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ and ‘Halt and Catch Fire’