"100" is the fourth episode of the third season of AMC's Fear the Walking Dead. It is the twenty-fifth episode of the series overall. It premiered on June 18, 2017. It was written by Alan Page and directed by Alex Garcia Lopez.
A mysterious character searches for purpose and soon becomes tied to the struggle over a key resource in the apocalypse.
Daniel, covered in burns, hobbles through the streets of Tijuana skillfully avoiding the infected. When one of the infected notices him, he flees and hides under a car. A stray dog barks at the infected, then runs away. The infected follows the dog.
Daniel, who has fallen asleep under the car, awakens to the sound of a growling infected next to the car. A stranger named Efraín kills the infected then drags Daniel out from under the car. Efraín sees Daniel's charred legs and warns him that he will die if he doesn't accept his help. He offers to bring Daniel to a water source.
Efraín takes Daniel to a dry water fountain. Daniel is skeptical that the water will come, but at exactly 5 PM, water begins to flow. Daniel laps up the water. Efraín fills a jug and explains that water flows from the fountain at 5 PM every Tuesday.
Efraín loads Daniel into a rickshaw and peddles through town, expertly dodging infected along the way. Efraín delivers water to a family. They hide as a vehicle of armed men drive by.
Unable to take the pain in his leg, Daniel passes out.
Daniel fades in and out of consciousness as Efraín and his friend, Lola, debate how to treat Daniel's infected leg.
Daniel wakes up while Lola pulls a knife, He screams in pain as Lola scrapes charred skin off of him.
After Daniel has had some time to heal, he helps Efraín scavenge for goods. Efraín stops their work to say a prayer before driving a nail into an infected's skull.
Daniel asks Efraín whether he used to be a priest. "I've been many things. But then I found my true calling," replies Efraín, shaking his flask of alcohol.
Efraín and Daniel eat dinner at Efraín's hideout. Daniel wants to repay Efraín for saving his life. The only thing he can offer Efraín is a proper haircut.
Daniel cuts Efraín's hair and admits that he's killed many people in his life. He describes escaping the fire at Abigail's estate and confides that he is looking for his daughter, Ofelia. He worries that he may have killed her in the fire. He begs Efraín to be forgiven.
Efraín tells Daniel there's good and bad news. The good news it there's nobody left in the world to judge Daniel for his sins. Efraín falls asleep before he can tell Daniel the bad news.
Dismayed, Daniel leaves Efraín's home in the middle of the night and forges out into a rain storm. An infected attacks Daniel, and he is nearly overpowered, but he is saved when a bolt of lightning strikes the infected. Daniel is knocked back, unconscious.
Lola explains that municipal president Dante Esquivel took over the dam after Tijuana fell. She hints at her disapproval of his water distribution system.
At the dam, Lola orders Daniel to pretend that he met her when he came begging for work. J.C., Dante's head of security, questions Lola's decision to hire Daniel as a new janitor. She insists she needs more janitors to help keep the water clean.
Daniel and Pablito drag dead infected out of a sewer. Daniel sees all the people lined up outside the dam exchanging goods for water. Daniel questions Dante's methods.
Daniel eats in the cafeteria. Everyone except Daniel stands as Dante enters the room. J.C. orders Daniel to stand and sticks his finger in Daniel's food. Daniel stabs J.C.'s hand with a fork, prompting J.C. to pull his gun.
Dante notices the commotion and grills Daniel about his background. After hearing his accent, Dante realizes that Daniel is from El Salvador. He infers that Daniel is a "sombra negra" and was in the fearsome El Salvadoran military. Dante is impressed by Daniel's background and welcomes him as a guest to his table.
In a private meeting, Dante asks for Daniel's help tracking down a water thief. Daniel demands a jeep in exchange for his help. Dante obliges.
Daniel and J.C. patrol the streets in search of the water thief. As they near Efraín's fountain, Daniel realizes it is almost 5 PM. If they see the water flow from the fountain they will know that it was Lola's doing. Daniel distracts J.C. from the fountain by directing him to Efraín's hideout.
Daniel tells Lola that he led J.C. to Efraín's hideout because J.C. was about to discover the fountain. He insists that he was protecting her. Lola nevertheless lashes out at him for betraying Efraín.
While on patrol, Daniel spots Strand looking for Dante in the water distribution line.
Daniel brings water to Strand in his cell and asks if Ofelia is alive. Strand tells him Ofelia is waiting for him at a hotel down the coast. He begs Daniel to help him escape so that they can go to Ofelia. "She's waiting for you," says Strand. Daniel calls Strand's bluff: Ofelia wouldn't be waiting for him if she believed he was dead. Daniel leaves Strand to rot in the cell.
Daniel finds Dante interrogating Efraín. Dante orders Daniel to torture Efraín until he reveals the person who helps him steal the water.
Daniel quietly advises Efraín against talking and offers to kill him quickly. He punches Efraín repeatedly and commands him to confess. As he prepares to swing a hammer at Efraín, Lola runs over and stops him, outing herself as Efraín's accomplice.
Dante and J.C. take Efraín, Lola, Strand and Pablito to the dam catwalk for execution. Dante pushes Pablito over the edge despite his pleas of innocence.
Lola is next up to be executed, but Daniel has a different plan. He head-butts J.C., shoots him, then kills Dante.
Daniel asks Lola to be forgiven, then hands over his gun to her and kneels before her. Lola holds out her hand to Daniel.
- Dana Dorel as Young Infected Hag
- Ricardo Moreno Villa as Everardo
- Pedro Rodman as Father
- Itza Sodi as Pablito
- Rodrigo del Villar Casas as Othón
- Faustino Bojorquez Arellano as Officious Guard
- Eva Luz Corpus Guajardo as Old Woman
- Tait Fletcher as Lightning Strike Walker
- Joe Ordaz as Gonzalez Dam Bodyguard
- Sergio Garcia as Gonzalez Dam Bodyguard
- First appearance of Lola Guerrero.
- First appearance of Efraín Morales.
- First appearance of Everardo.
- First (and last) appearance of J.C.
- First (and last) appearance of Pablito.
- First (and last) appearance of Othón.
- Last appearance of Dante Esquivel.
- Starting with this episode, Lisandra Tena (Lola Guerrero) has been added to the opening credits.
- This is the first episode of the entire series that protagonist Madison Clark doesn't appear in.
- This is also the first episode to not feature any member of the Clark Family.
- The title of the episode, "100", refers to Daniel's kill count after this episode. In the beginning of the episode, he stated that he killed 96 people in the past. Later, after helping Efraín kill an unnamed bodyguard, and killing Othón, J.C., and Dante directly, his kill count is 100.
- "Sombra Negra" is Spanish for "Black Shadow". In El Salvador, Sombra Negra was one of several death squad groups. They are comprised of mostly police and military personnel, and target criminals and gang members, however their actions are not officially sanctioned, making them vigilantes. They were usually indiscriminate about who they targeted, innocent people were often killed by them. They often did not just outright kill their victims either, they were known to torture them for hours or even days, and they also were known to rape female prisoners.
- This is the first episode of the show in which most of the dialogue is in Spanish.
- In the scene where Efraín pulled Daniel out from under the car, although he can be heard shouting, his mouth doesn't move.
- At the end of the previous episode, Daniel Salazar gives Victor Strand a bottle of water. After opening the bottle Victor sniffs the contents. However, when the scene is revisited in this episode, Victor does not sniff the bottle.
- In the final scene up on the dam it looks like Daniel Salazar made 4 kills. However, there are only 3. First he shoots the first henchman in the head and grabs him for cover. Then he fires one shot at the second henchman in black. A third henchman in blue rushes in from behind the other characters but only seems to trip and falls down. The first henchman is then thrown over the railing and when the point of view changes the henchman with the blue cap has disappeared. Daniel shoots Dante last which makes 3 total.