15 October 2012 9:39 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

"The Walking Dead" returned to television on Sunday night, and the episode wrapped up with a shocking and gory prison scene that left its mark not only on fans, but on star Andrew Lincoln, who plays Rick Grimes.

(Spoiler Alert! This story contains details of "The Walking Dead's" Season 3 premiere episode.)

The scene that had fans Tweeting in shock (including "The Middle's" Patricia Heaton, who wrote "Hershel!!!!!!! ") happened when, while attempting to rid the prison of zombies and find a missing Maggie and Glen, Hershel was savagely attacked by a walker.

The group fought to ...

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