I'm giving it a 6. Pros Oceanside was refreshing, in it's location and the uniqueness of it being an all-female society added in a lot of mystery in the first half. Rachel and Cyndi were both awesome. Some of Tara's awkward humour actually made me smile and laugh, can't remember the last time that's happened with TWD! Even though some people didn't like it, I really liked Heath' vocalizing his moral struggle with what happened at the outpost. He's new to the group and his reaction to their seasoned-brutality only makes sense. We know now that Tara has this trump card in her back pocket, she knows where there's a good sized weapon stash. For such a non-important character previously, she's going to be a significant puzzle piece moving forward and someone to watch now. I'm interested to see what happens that finally makes her break and tell people about Oceanside. Thank god they actually had Tara get back to Alexandria within the same episode instead of dragging that out (that's a plus for this show lately) Cons Heath and Tara's struggle against the sand-walkers was awfully executed. Everything about it. I hate how characters *all of a sudden* become more incompetent than they should be. The moment Tara's gun ran out of ammo and she looked at it in confusion for a full second which led to her being jumped on from behind was ??? Tara ~weakly~ holding those two walkers at bay while yelling at Heath "WE'RE IN THIS TOGETHER!!" before she plummeted off the bridge was very unnatural and cringey. I have a major problem with how they dealt with Tara's return. Eugene's face was heart breaking, but where was the reaction from Tara? She should be emotionally wrecked, losing 3 people who were close to her in such a brutal way. They skimmed over it in the last few minutes of the episode like an after-thought. An entire episode dedicated to a side-character, supposedly to develop her and familiarize her with the audience (again), and they don't take advantage of what should have been a huge character moment. Weird. The progression of Tara's relationship with the Oceanside women was jarring. For a community that's so distrusting that they kill on sight, they seemed to welcome Tara with open arms very quickly, even asking her to join them in the same damn day. Just the crazy plot-armor Tara had the entire ep. A handful of times she should have died, but was saved by amazingly incompetent walkers, miraculously poor aim by women who otherwise seemed competent?, and Cyndi who seemed to have impeccable Tara-is-in-danger senses. It became a bit ridiculous. At least have Tara outwit or outskill her way out of these situations herself so it's less immersion breaking and believable. I liked this better than Daryl's bottle episode, but I feel really mixed about it. Too many eye-rolling parts.