Beth Greene is dead. The sweet, innocent daughter of Hershel Greene is gone forever. The hit AMC television show will never be the same. Fans of the show had different reactions to Beth dying. According to interviews conducted on Nov. 30 with fans of “The Walking Dead,” the reactions to Beth Greene’s death and the mid-season finale were mixed.
Beth Greene died in a shocking and horrific way. It was much like when her father killed. Hershel was beheaded by the Governor. Officer Dawn shot her in the head. The “exchange” had been made, but Officer Dawn killed her anyway.
“I knew someone was going to die tonight,” Melissa Spelling, a fan of “The Walking Dead” from Tecumseh, said. “I wasn’t expecting it be quite like that. I was shocked that Beth was shot in the head like that.”
Daryl Dixon could not let Officer Dawn get away with killing Beth. He immediately drew his gun and shot Officer Dawn in the head. She dropped like a rock.
“It happened so fast,” Rob Davidson, a fan of “The Walking Dead,” from Shawnee, said. “I didn’t have time to wonder who was going to take Dawn out. Daryl just took care of it before I could even react. He wasted no time killing Dawn.”
It was Daryl who carried Beth’s body out of the hospital of horrors. Waiting outside the hospital was the rest of their group. That group included Maggie Greene, who had just learned from Michonne at Father Gabriel’s church her sister was alive. Maggie screamed and dropped to her knees when she Daryl carrying her sister’s body.
“This is going to wreck Maggie,” Renee Cruz, a fan of “The Walking Dead,” from Shawnee, said. “She hasn’t had time to mourn Hershel’s death. Now, she has to process Beth’s death too. Maggie will never be the same.”
“I was really hoping for more bloodshed,” Janice Grove, a fan of “The Walking Dead,” said. “I thought it was going to be really gruesome. Two head shots and it was over. This entire half of the season has been really boring. I’m disappointed.”
None of the characters will be the same on “The Walking Dead.” Neither will the actors and actresses who portray those characters. Both Norman Reedus, who plays Daryl Dixon, and Lauren Cohen, who plays Maggie Greene, cried during interviews on “The Talking Dead.” It appears they were mourning the death of Beth as well as cast mate Emily Kinney.
Emily Kinney broke down several times on “The Talking Dead.” She was visibly shaken by the death of Beth. She was also very sad not to be able to work with the friends she made on the set of “The Walking Dead.”
“Beth was always boring,” Morris Templeton, a fan of “The Walking Dead” from Seminole, said. “Beth’s death isn’t going to impact the show that much. She was minor character, if that.”
No matter what the fans of “The Walking Dead” may have thought of Beth dying and the mid-season finale of “The Walking Dead,” they all appear to looking forward the second half of the season. Fans only a have few months to wait. “The Walking Dead” returns to AMC in February.