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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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A Deeper Look at the Characters of "The Walking Dead"

We pay tribute to the cherished characters we've lost throughout the series, take a closer look at the show's stars behind the scenes, and delve into Pollyana McIntosh's career. Warning: Spoilers ahead!

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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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Trivia

After filming of the prison concluded, most of the set was dismantled, including the fences, guard towers, and the sky walk. See more »

Goofs

There is no clear reason why Michonne's technique of walking with two zombies on leashes deters other zombies from attacking her. By this logic, anyone walking around amongst the zombies, regardless of whether or not they are covered in zombie blood and guts, should be safe, so long as they don't do anything to draw attention to themselves. See more »

Quotes

Merle Dixon: How come we never hooked up?
Andrea Harrison: You called me a whore and a rugmuncher.
Merle Dixon: Got a way with words, don't I?
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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 Shameless: Love Songs (In the Key of Gallagher) (2015) See more »

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Main Title Theme ([link=nm4170503] remix)
Written by Steven L. Kaplan and Bear McCreary
Performed by Bear McCreary
Under License from Universal Republic
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The best pilot for a TV show in years
23 October 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What an opening 10 minutes for a TV show. Superb make up effects, top drawer acting. and interesting characters. Good to see UK actor Andrew Lincoln back on TV as he has been in some of UK TV's best dramas (After Life, This Life and Teachers). I liked the pace of the show. It was surprisingly gory too, which added to the realistic atmosphere of the pilot. The climax and in my opinion the best scene in the film really takes you by surprise and was quite nerve racking. I noticed that James Cameron's old collaborator Gale Ann Hurd was also involved with the show too. I should have guessed it would be a quality production with Frank Darabont at the helm directing it. I just hope the series keeps up the quality of the pilot.


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