Daryl’s scene that went too far in The Walking Dead


Don’t worry, Daryl Dixon fans. It wasn’t real dog food that Norman Reedus’ beloved character ate during season 7, episode 3, “The Cell.” But that doesn’t make this scene any easier to watch — or play, according to Reedus. “It was pretty disgusting,” he told The Hollywood Reporter in 2016. “Spam or something with other shredded rock-hard roll stuff,” he added. “I imagine it tastes like dog food.”

In the scene, Negan’s (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) henchman Dwight (Austin Amelio) repeatedly feeds Daryl dog food sandwiches while torturing him in solitary confinement to pop music. deafening. It’s a moment in the series that many fans believe went too far. “Getting naked, tortured with loud bubble pop music and being forced to eat dog food sandwiches was horrible,” u/TerraVolterra said in a July 2021 Reddit thread about the “TWD” scenes that have gone too far. “Me watching Daryl having to eat dog food while trapped in the Sanctuary,” one Twitter user posted. @hitmewlucileaccompanied by a vomit emoji.

For Reedus, the scene was “emotionally draining” and seriously affected him. “It was definitely one of the toughest I’ve had to film in a long time,” he said. “You’re in a jail cell and you’re naked and crying for three days and they’re right there with you and everyone was really quiet just trying to capture what was in the air.”


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