REVIEW: The Walking Dead – Season 8 Episode 8 “How it’s Gotta Be”

After a lackluster first half of season 8, The Walking Dead’s mid-season finale, “How it’s Gotta Be,” delivers an emotional, intense, and exciting episode, despite a few flaws. Pacing, odd writing decisions, and annoying recurring themes have haunted the series this season, but the final episode before the show’s annual winter break aims to fix …