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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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 Rick Grimes / ... (115 episodes, 2010-2018)
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 Carl Grimes / ... (115 episodes, 2010-2018)
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 Daryl Dixon / ... (113 episodes, 2010-2018)
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 Carol Peletier / ... (112 episodes, 2010-2018)
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 Maggie Greene / ... (108 episodes, 2011-2018)
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 Michonne (96 episodes, 2012-2018)
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 Glenn Rhee (81 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Tara Chambler / ... (71 episodes, 2013-2018)
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 Sasha Williams (69 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Dr. Eugene Porter / ... (68 episodes, 2014-2018)
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 Rosita Espinosa / ... (68 episodes, 2014-2018)
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 Father Gabriel Stokes (63 episodes, 2014-2018)
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 Aaron (54 episodes, 2015-2018)
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 Morgan Jones / ... (53 episodes, 2010-2018)
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 Beth Greene (51 episodes, 2011-2016)
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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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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Michael Cudlitz played Officer John Cooper on Southland (2009). He and his partner were nicknamed "The Walking Dead" in the series' fourth season. See more »

Goofs

The zombies' organs still work, as shown when Rick and Daryl cut open the walker looking for Sophia. Blood would need to be pumping through the veins in order for this to happen. Blood pumping would not allow the zombies to decay. 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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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Talking Dead: Eye of the Beholder/The New Frontier (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Warm Shadow (Dactyl Remix)
Written by Fin Greenall, Tim Thornton, Guy Whittaker
Performed by Fink
Under License from Universal Republic
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The best pilot for a TV show in years
23 October 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What an opening 10 minutes for a TV show. Superb make up effects, top drawer acting. and interesting characters. Good to see UK actor Andrew Lincoln back on TV as he has been in some of UK TV's best dramas (After Life, This Life and Teachers). I liked the pace of the show. It was surprisingly gory too, which added to the realistic atmosphere of the pilot. The climax and in my opinion the best scene in the film really takes you by surprise and was quite nerve racking. I noticed that James Cameron's old collaborator Gale Ann Hurd was also involved with the show too. I should have guessed it would be a quality production with Frank Darabont at the helm directing it. I just hope the series keeps up the quality of the pilot.


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