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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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Trivia

Among the common nicknames for the walking dead that are shared in different groups, are "Walkers", "Lamebrains", "Biters", "Rotters", "Skineaters", "Lurkers", "Roamers", "Geeks". The term "zombie" has never been used as the people of the show live in a reality where zombies aren't a part of pop-culture such as Resident Evil or Dawn of the Dead. See more »

Goofs

Firearms often pistols clearly are not loaded. See more »

Quotes

Daryl Dixon: You hear that?
Merle Dixon: Yeah. Wild animals gettin' wild.
Daryl Dixon: No, that's a baby.
Merle Dixon: Oh, come on. Why don't you just piss in my ear and tell me it's raining.
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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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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #15.65 (2011) See more »

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The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
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Performed by The Walker Brothers
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One of the best TV series I've ever seen
31 October 2012 | by (Australia) – 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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