In Rick's plight to build an army capable of taking out Negan and his Saviors, he most recently tried to reenlist the help of Jadis and her junkyard Scavengers, despite the fact that he'd been burned before. To convince the word-conscious leader of the seriousness behind his claim, Rick had to rumble with another battle-ready walkerthough this time he was barely clothed for it. In fact, star Andrew Lincoln said he actually tried to get Rick to go fully nude for that fight, but no one allowed it to happen. In his words:. My first question, when I read the episode, I told to Scott [Gimple], 'Surely Michonne comes to save Rick and sees him naked and I'm like, 'It's not what it looks like! I wanted that scene!
Geez, AMC. Let a guy have a little fun, won't ya?
But if you thought that scene was a feast for the eyes, you ought to know that Lincoln was pulling for a far more revealing showdown. Seems risky. Let's do that. For some reason, indeed.
But that wasn't the only tweak the star of The Walking Dead wanted to make to the script; earlier in the episode, when Rick is being held captive and sexually harassed by the laconic, pervy Jadis Pollyanna McIntoshLincoln, once again, pushed to make things a little more awkward. More TV Picks. Last week's episode of The Walking Dead saw the triumphant return of everyone's favorite armored junkyard zombie who Rick Grimes Andrew Lincoln had to wrestle with for the second time, this time in nothing but his underwear.
In a new behind-the-scenes video from AMC exploring the episode "Time for After," Lincoln admitted that if he'd had his way, he would have battled that walker with his boots on I said, 'One take,' I said, 'Please, with just the cowboy boots. Kat Rosenfield Dec. Close Ad. Live TV. New This Month.