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This Week’s ‘The Walking Dead’ Strongly Hinted At The Fate Of Heath

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(Spoilers from AMC’s The Walking Dead will be found below.)

This week’s episode was so chocked full of memorable moments — the exit of Rick Grimes, the introduction of Magna and her group, and a time-jump revealing a 10-year-old Judith Grimes — that many may have missed a small detail in the episode that may have had huge implications for a missing character and hinted at Rick Grimes’ true fate.

The moment comes early in the episode, right after the first ad break. We see Anne/Jadis driving an RV that sputters and dies before she radios the man in the helicopter.

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Longtime fans of The Walking Dead have seen that RV before. The last time we saw it was in episode six of season 7.

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That’s the episode in which Heath disappeared. We have not seen him since that episode. However, at the end of that episode, after Tara paid a visit to the Oceanside, she returned and found the RV missing. All that remained were its tire tracks.

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This can only mean one thing: Anne took Heath and the RV, and we now know that Anne used to be in the practice of trading people — either A’s or B’s — for supplies. This means that she almost certainly traded Heath to the helicopter people, and that wherever Rick is headed, there’s a very good chance that he’ll be reunited with Heath.

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