Major spoilers for The Walking Dead, both TV show and comics, continue below. Read on at your own risk.
Best laid plans, right? Carl’s mission to infiltrate the Sanctuary and kill Negan was cut short almost immediately on The Walking Dead (despite his mowing down a couple Saviors along the way), but it did lead to some unexpected consequences. Instead of killing Carl upon his capture, Negan actually took the young Grimes under his wing for this week’s extended episode, “Sing Me a Song,” in a way that showed more depth of character in the Saviors’ leader than we’ve seen so far.