The Walking Dead (2010– )
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What Happened and What's Going On 

Rick, Glenn, Michonne and Tyreese take Noah to his home in Shirewilt Estates with hopes of finding sanctuary, but what they encounter is something else entirely.


Greg Nicotero


Frank Darabont (developed by), Robert Kirkman (based on the series of graphic novels by) | 3 more credits »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Lincoln ... Rick Grimes / Radio Personality
Norman Reedus ... Daryl Dixon
Steven Yeun ... Glenn Rhee
Lauren Cohan ... Maggie Rhee
Chandler Riggs ... Carl Grimes
Danai Gurira ... Michonne
Melissa McBride ... Carol Peletier (voice)
Michael Cudlitz ... Abraham Ford
Emily Kinney ... Beth Greene
Chad L. Coleman ... Tyreese Williams
Sonequa Martin-Green ... Sasha Williams
Josh McDermitt ... Eugene Porter
Christian Serratos ... Rosita Espinosa
Alanna Masterson ... Tara Chambler
Seth Gilliam ... Gabriel Stokes


Still recovering from Beth's death Rick, Tyreese, Glen and Michonne decide to honor her wish to help Noah get to his home. He had been living in a walled community in Richmond Virginia and they're hopeful that it may also provide them with a home. By the time they arrive, there's nothing left and the compound has been overrun. They now face a dilemma as to what to do next. One of the group is bitten by a walker however. Written by garykmcd

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Drama | Horror | Thriller


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Release Date:

8 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Douglasville, Georgia, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes) also said that this is one of the greatest episodes of the series. See more »


Despite months earlier realizing that walkers seem to migrate, and the walker herd that scared Sofia heading north east, Rick and the others decide to continue in that direction toward D.C. See more »


[first lines]
Father Gabriel Stokes: [Father Gabriel reads from the Bible at Beth's burial] We look at not what can be seen, but we look at what can not be seen. For what can be seen is temporary... but what cannot be seen is eternal. For we know the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hand, eternal in the heavens.
Noah: She was gonna come with me.
Rick Grimes: How far?
Noah: Outside Richmond, Virginia.
Rick Grimes: It was secure. It has a wall, homes, 20 people. Beth wanted to go with him. She wanted ...
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Crazy Credits

Due to the events in the episode, the end credits have no music whatsoever - but there is no silence, either: we hear the sound of shoveling continue right till the end of the credits. See more »


Referenced in Talking Dead: East (2016) See more »


Struggling Man
Performed by Emily Kinney
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Boring and Disappointing Return
21 February 2015 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

After the death of Beth, the group of survivors split in two cars and Rick, Glen, Michonne and Tyreese drive with Noah to his home to fulfill Beth's last wish. Soon they find that Noah's community was trespass by walkers and is completely destroyed. While scavenging the place and deciding the next move, something tragic happens.

After all this long period without "The Walking Dead" and a great anxiety of the fans, the return of this series could not be more disappointing. The story is short and the non-chronological screenplay with glimpses from the tragic moment is boring and corny. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "What Happened and What's Going On"

Note: On 20 April 2016, I saw this show again.

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