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Richonne Coincidences & Parallels & Callbacks

Discussion in 'The Richonne Zone' started by raramama, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. raramama

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    A few thangs, big or small, the show has done in relation to these two. Things that in hindsight seem very deliberate or at least meant to show these two are special. I discussed a few over at the Site That Shall Not Be Named - so I'll just cut and paste them over here with pics and stuff later.

    Would love to know the ones you guys have noticed! A couple of examples, for now:
    -In Season 5, Michonne is now dressing like Andrea. Less vests, more little tanks, under a semi-buttoned shirt. She put her katana away and began using guns. There has been much discussion that Michonne is taking Andrea's place from the Comic/GN. Andrea was Rick's "great love" etc...
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    - Michonne's son is named Andre, very similar to Andrea. This was made up for the show, right?

    -The phone chord thing - Merle tells Rick he has to use a phone chord to tie up Michonne, because she can't chew through it. He later ties Michonne up with the phone Rick "spoke" to Ghost Lori on. Rick doesn't know they are gone and is getting his own phone chord and sees a pregnant Ghost Lori...call back to Michonne knowing he "sees dead people"....and then decides he can't give up Michonne to the Governor - he will find another way.

    Scene Details/Camera angles:
    -The close up on Michonne and Ricks hands with Carl in the background in Clear. The whole episode of Clear, maybe lol...Michonne passing him the bullet
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    Close up of the gun in Conquer - Rick passing her the gun..
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    No carl cuz it was bumm chicka chicka bumm time...Well, should have been...
     
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    Those Richonne-Family-Group-Shots that showed up in like every other episode. It was always Rick, Michonne, Carl and Judith and it happened way too many times for them to be considered coincidences.
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    Thanks for mentioning my post, bb. I didn't even notice it got deleted, but yesssss these color-coordinated wardrobes!
     
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    ooh...that wardrobe thing is so sneaky of this show!

    When Carl was teasing Michonne about her guy shirt - I was so hoping it would be Rick's. In my moment of Richonne delirium I had forgotten Rick had no clothes - they lost everything back at the Prison.
     
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    Piggy backing off of @raramama's OP regarding seeing dead people....

    Michonne talked to her dead boyfriend and Rick talked to his dead wife. That's a pretty amazing parallel, hmmm?
    Kirkman changed Michonne's backstory from her GN version to include a dead son, not two missing daughters. Another parallel to Rick who has a dead wife.

    Not sure if this fits here but I've always loved it..
    We have Hershel's speech to Rick about 'a whole new plant' and the second he says that, who comes riding up to the gate?
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    His future.
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    You know, maybe the show will parallel that moment down the road and Carl will tease Michonne when she does wear one of Rick's shirts. ;)
     
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    I'm personally hoping the next time they match it's their birthday suits but hey :D
     
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    Samesies!!!!!!!!!

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    Me likes how you think. That would be an awesome moment!

    Hee.
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    We know they fit in every way. Just got that last bum chicka chicka bum session to get out of the way.
     
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    Very true.

    You know, you just jogged a memory... We know Carl's role in bringing Rick and Michonne closer but little Judith had her moments. Just after Rick brings a shot and passed out Michonne into the prison, we have the scene where Rick learns Carol is alive. They are hugging and crying over Judith- Michonne is watching that whole thing. That told her right away that Rick and crew were different than Woodbury. Later, Beth insisting she hold Judith - and her break-down. More of a clue about her backstory...Then finally Season 5. Michonne has made progress - able to give Judith affection. She had a few sweet moments with her in season 5. Then season 6....uh they don't know each other?? *kanye shrug* Ugh, this show sometimes...
     
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    It's interesting because this gif.

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    Reminded me of this conversation too.
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    Awww...it's like she's Andrea and he's her. And she's definitely Andrea here in the ASZ story except in the end she chooses Rick like she would have hoped Andrea had chose her.
     
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    I always love how Rick reacts as if the sun is coming up in the first gif. Precious.
     
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    When they first met, Michonne had the baby formula.
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    Rick talked to Lori and Michonne talked to Mike....
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    I think it was the same episode that Rick was slaughtering those walkers in the tombs at the prison that Michonne slaughtered the walkers in the cage at Woodbury.
     
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    Oooohhh...Good points! amazing how it all fits together, huh!?

    Is this where Michonne says things changes for her too? I can't decide what she means in that part. Rick looked confused himself.
     
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    Oh @MamaGrimes how did I miss your lovely post. Well said on all points. Interesting they gave her a dead son. I can't help but laugh at him and Carl being so damn happy to see her. Then I realize - the Governor was still alive and she was out there. They had to have been super worried she may never come back.

    Richonne = they see dead people, be sure you're not one of them, bish.
     
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    THIS is so good! I find their shared grief so endearing. So Judith and Carl brought them together from the start. Matchmaking at only a few days old little Ass Kicker.
     
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    What works even better is that Judith was deprived of her mother's milk because of Lori's death. Judith was literally starving at the point when Michonne arrived with the formula. She literally gives her mother's milk in place of Lori.

    Just saying.
     
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