It’s been a very long time, it seems, since the first season of The Walking Dead. In fact, I was rewatching the fourth episode of the series this morning and took that screenshot above. I don’t remember half of those people, and of the 14 people pictured, only two are still alive: Carol and Carl. (Morales may be making an appearance in The Walking Dead companion series).
But that’s not what’s important here. What’s important from Season 1, Episode 4, “Vatos,” is the following speech that Dale gave when he was asked why he continued to wind his watch every day, even though the world had ended.
Here’s what he said: