The Walking Dead (2010– )

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Police officer Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies.

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 Rick Grimes (52 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Glenn Rhee (52 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Carl Grimes (52 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Daryl Dixon (50 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Carol Peletier (49 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Maggie Greene (45 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Beth Greene (41 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Hershel Greene (37 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Lori Grimes (35 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Andrea (35 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Michonne (33 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Sasha (22 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Tyreese (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
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Rick Grimes is a former Sheriff's deputy who has been in a coma for several months after being shot while on duty. When he wakes, he discovers that the world has been taken over by zombies, and that he seems to be the only person still alive. After returning home to discover his wife and son missing, he heads for Atlanta to search for his family. Narrowly escaping death at the hands of the zombies on arrival in Atlanta, he is aided by another survivor Glenn who takes Rick to a camp outside the town. There Rick finds his wife Lori and son Carl, along with his partner/best friend Shane and a small group of survivors who struggle to fend off the zombie hordes; as well as competing with other survivor groups who are prepared to do whatever it takes to survive. Written by Contributors

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The show is being made into a haunted house at Universal's "Halloween Horror Nights" in Orlando Florida, and a Maze in Universal's Halloween Horror nights Hollywood for their 2012 event. See more »

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Zombies! Zombies! Zombies!
22 October 2010 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

While watching the pilot episode of The Walking Dead the only word that went through my mind was "awesome!".

We finally have a TV Show that's associated with the beloved Zombie franchise and what it does it does right.

The story takes place in the present day, a Sheriff's deputy, Rick Grimes gets caught in an accident and ends up in hospital, after blanking out and waking up from a coma he finds himself in an abandoned ward with flickering lights, broken down hallways and barricaded doors. As he makes his way through the dark hospital he finds out that he is the only one that's not in a body bag.

The pilot introduces us to several main characters that actually make you want to learn more about them, with brilliant directing by Frank Darabont you will come across both dramatic and emotional scenes that seem appropriate for the time, this gives the show allot of realism and just works out great.

However this doesn't have CGI effects yet and should be kept that way, the make-up on the zombies are fantastic.

watching this will give you allot of nostalgia and the direction makes of this show feel like a classic old school zombie movie from the 80's to 90's that's actually serious this time, having a well respected cast and great acting makes this show very promising and I will be hoping for allot more future episodes... allot more. But for now I'm still waiting for the rest of the first season.

If you like zombies or even a good drama that has allot of suspense then I highly recommend this show, I have never felt this way about a show since LOST, so you know it's that good.


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