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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living.

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 Rick Grimes (99 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Carl Grimes (88 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Carol Peletier (85 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Daryl Dixon (83 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Glenn Rhee (82 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Maggie Greene (78 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Michonne (69 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Sasha Williams (58 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Beth Greene (50 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Tara Chambler (44 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Dr. Eugene Porter (41 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Rosita Espinosa (41 episodes, 2014-2016)
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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 awakens he discovers that the world has been ravished by a zombie epidemic of apocalyptic proportions, and that he seems to be the only person still alive. After returning home to discover his wife and son missing, he runs into survivors Morgan and his son; who teach him the ropes of the new world. He then 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 his 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 surviving groups who are prepared to do whatever it takes to survive in this harsh new world. Written by Contributors

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Goofs

Throughout the series the sound effect of a gun being cocked is used incorrectly. Often when a character draws a pistol the sound of a hammer being cocked is heard, but often the gun being used does not have an external hammer, but a internal hammer known as a striker plate (like a Glock). Or even with guns that have external hammers, like revolvers, we hear them being cocked but when we see the gun the hammer is still clearly uncocked. See more »

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Daryl Dixon: You got some balls for a Chinaman.
Glenn Rhee: I'm Korean.
Daryl Dixon: Whatever.
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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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Written by Jon Jameson, William McLaren, Matthew Vasquez, Kelly Winrich and Brandon Young
Performed by Delta Spirit
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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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