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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.

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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes gets shot and falls into a coma. When awoken he finds himself in a Zombie Apocalypse. Not knowing what to do he sets out to find his family, after he's done that he gets connected to a group to become the leader. He takes charge and tries to help this group of people survive, find a place to live, and get them food. This show is all about survival, the risks, and the things you'll have to do to survive. Written by jzirkle1

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Hunt or be hunted (Season 5) See more »

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Trivia

The show was made into a haunted house at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando, Florida. There was also a maze in Universal Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights for their 2012 event. See more »

Goofs

Daryl continues to ride a motorcycle, despite the fact that something that loud would draw the attention of both walkers and the living. See more »

Quotes

[recurring line]
Rick Grimes: CARL!
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Crazy Credits

With each passing year (or season) the title of the show (seen when the theme song is playing) decays a little more. Executive producer Gale Anne Hurd confirmed this. See more »

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Referenced in Face Off: Howl at the Moon (2013) See more »

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The Parting Glass
Written by Traditional
Performed by Emily Kinney and Lauren Cohan
Under License from Universal Republic
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One of the best TV series I've ever seen
31 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

I'm a huge fan of TV shows, and this one ranks among the best I've ever seen (along with Lost and Spartacus).

Everything from the story-line, the characters, the actors and the visual effects, are all brilliantly done and have me eagerly waiting each and every week for the new episode to air.

When I first watched the pilot episode, I was a bit skeptical. It seemed to run a bit slow for my tastes....but I'm glad I persisted because it certainly picked up the action and I started to 'care' for these characters.

Contrary to some of the reviews it has been given, the actor's performances are top notch and completely believable. If I imagine myself in a similar situation, I can see myself behaving the same way and making the same decisions. Nothing better then starting a new TV series full of actor's I've never heard of and being pleasantly surprised!

All in all, The Walking Dead is certainly a TV series I would highly recommend to anyone. Whether you're in it for the zombies and the gore, or for the post-apocalyptic scenario, I guarantee you will fall in love with it!


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