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"The Walking Dead" Days Gone Bye (2010)

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The Walking Dead: Season 1: Episode 1 -- Rick searches for his family after emerging from a coma into a world terrorized by the walking dead. Morgan and Duane, whom he meets along the way, help teach Rick the new rules for survival.

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Director:
Writers:
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Original Air Date:
31 October 2010 (Season 1, Episode 1)
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Plot:
After being shot, Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes awakes to find the world overrun by the undead. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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One of the BEST pilots i've ever seen. See more (18 total) »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Andrew Lincoln ... Rick Grimes

Jon Bernthal ... Shane Walsh

Sarah Wayne Callies ... Lori Grimes

Laurie Holden ... Andrea Harrison (credit only)

Jeffrey DeMunn ... Dale Horvath

Steven Yeun ... Glenn Rhee (voice)

Chandler Riggs ... Carl Grimes

Lennie James ... Morgan Jones

Emma Bell ... Amy Harrison

Jim R. Coleman ... Lam Kendal (as Jim Coleman)

Linds Edwards ... Leon Basset

Keisha Tillis ... Jenny Jones
Adrian Kali Turner ... Duane Jones
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Chance Bartels ... Horse Eating Walker (uncredited)
Brent Bernhard ... Unnamed Criminal 3 (uncredited)

Chick Bernhardt ... Unnamed Criminal 2 (uncredited)

Craig Braginsky ... Walker (uncredited)

Shannon Brinson ... Walker (uncredited)

Erin Leigh Bushko ... Walker (uncredited)

Max Calder ... Baseball Bat Walker (uncredited)
Frances Cobb ... Campground Survivor (uncredited)
Melissa Cowan ... Bicycle Girl Walker (uncredited)
Carl Cunningham ... Atlanta Walker (uncredited)
Justin Evangelista ... Walker (uncredited)
Michelle Flanagan-Helmeczy ... Walker (uncredited)
Joe Giles ... Bus Walker (uncredited)
Jevocas Green ... Walker (uncredited)

Lauren Henneberg ... Walker (uncredited)
Joe Hernandez ... Walker Under Tank (uncredited)
Mike Kasiske ... Walker (uncredited)
Alexyz Danine Kemp ... Walker (uncredited)
Ryan Kightlinger ... Walker (uncredited)

Larry Mainland ... Walker (uncredited)
Derrick McLeod ... Walker (uncredited)

Addy Miller ... Summer the Teddy Bear Girl Walker (uncredited)
Stephen M. Phillips ... Walker (uncredited)

L. Stephanie Ray ... Survivor (uncredited)

Cody Rowlett ... Walker (uncredited)
Kristen Sanchez ... Walker (uncredited)
Brian Stretch ... Tank Walker (uncredited)

Sonya Thompson ... Walker (uncredited)

Tommie Turvey ... Unnamed Criminal 1 (uncredited)
Christoph Vogt ... Walker (uncredited)

Steve Warren ... Walker (uncredited)
Gary Whitta ... Pajama Walker (uncredited)

Sam Witwer ... Tank Soldier (uncredited)
Scott M. Yaffee ... Walker (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Frank Darabont 
 
Writing credits
Frank Darabont (developed by)

Robert Kirkman (based on the series of graphic novels by) and
Tony Moore (based on the series of graphic novels by) and
Charlie Adlard (based on the series of graphic novels by)

Frank Darabont (teleplay by)

Produced by
David Alpert .... executive producer
Frank Darabont .... executive producer
Charles H. Eglee .... executive producer
Adam Fierro .... consulting producer
Gale Anne Hurd .... executive producer
Denise M. Huth .... producer (as Denise Huth)
Robert Kirkman .... executive producer
Jack LoGiudice .... co-executive producer
Tom Luse .... producer
Greg Nicotero .... consulting producer
Skip Schoolnik .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Bear McCreary (music by)
 
Cinematography by
David Tattersall (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Hunter M. Via 
 
Casting by
Sharon Bialy (casting by)
Sherry Thomas (casting by)
 
Production Design by
Gregory Melton 
 
Art Direction by
Alex Hajdu (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Lisa Alkofer  (as Lisa Jeanne Alkofer)
 
Costume Design by
Peggy Stamper 
 
Makeup Department
Howard Berger .... special effects make-up
Jake Garber .... make-up artist: KNB EFX Group
Garrett Immel .... make-up artist: KNB EFX Group
Bill Johnson .... make-up artist: KNB EFX Group
Taylor Knight .... key hair stylist
Greg Nicotero .... special effects make-up
Donna M. Premick .... key make-up artist (as Donna Premick)
Andy Schoneberg .... make-up artist: KNB EFX Group
Andrea C. Brotherton .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Vincent Gideon .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Toby Sells .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Stephanie Accetta .... unit production manager (as Steph Accetta)
Kenneth Requa .... post production supervisor
Caleb Womble .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
K.C. Colwell .... first assistant director
Karen Davis .... second assistant director
John Bonaccorse .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
Greg Nicotero .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
John S. Fore .... construction coordinator (as John Fore)
Michael Sabo .... property master (as Mike Sabo)
Taylor Bennett .... scenic charge artist (uncredited)
Sarah Carter .... set decoration buyer (uncredited)
William Anthony Duncan .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Doug Fick .... set designer (uncredited)
Karen Gerbs .... set dresser (uncredited)
Michael Gowen .... construction buyer (uncredited)
Shawn M. Gray .... assistant property master (uncredited)
R. Barry Green .... set dresser (uncredited)
Justin C. Hosp .... set dresser (uncredited)
Ryan Kutch .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
Johnny Land .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Sean Macomber .... gang boss: set dressing (uncredited)
Adam Miller .... props (uncredited)
Blake Myers .... set dresser (uncredited)
Joseph Nadeau .... additional set dresser (uncredited)
Javed Noorullah .... swing gang (uncredited)
Joe O'Shea .... construction medic (uncredited)
Thomas Pearson .... art department production assistant (uncredited)
Taraja Ramsess .... set dresser (uncredited)
Stephanie Ryan .... art department coordinator (uncredited)
Joey Sisson .... set dresser (uncredited)
James Vasilovic .... set dresser (uncredited)
Richard Blake Wester .... leadman (uncredited)
Robert Williams .... gang boss (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Dan Hiland .... re-recording mixer
Shirley Libby .... production sound mixer
Walter Newman .... supervising sound editor (as Walt Newman)
Gary D. Rogers .... re-recording mixer (as Gary Rogers)
Jerry Edemann .... supervising foley editor (uncredited)
David Lee Fein .... foley artist (uncredited)
Hilda Hodges .... foley artist (uncredited)
Bruce M. Honda .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
Drew Ponder .... boom operator (uncredited)
Peter Reynolds .... foley editor (uncredited)
Skip Schoolnik .... adr editor (uncredited)
Darleen Stoker .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Darleen Stoker .... supervising dialogue editor (uncredited)
Bartek Swiatek .... sound utility (uncredited)
Lou Thomas .... supervising adr editor (uncredited)
Kenneth Young .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Kenneth Young .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Ryan Young .... adr mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Jaremy Aiello .... sculptor: KNB EFX Group (as Jeremy Aiello)
Darrell Pritchett .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Sam Nicholson .... vfx supervisor
Josh Bryson .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Michael Cook .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Darren Frankel .... president: Stargate Studios (uncredited)
Spence Fuller .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Diego Galtieri .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Ragui Hanna .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Kent Johnson .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
Kristin Johnson .... matte painter (uncredited)
Daniel Kumiega .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Franco Leng .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Christopher D. Martin .... digital compositing supervisor (uncredited)
Megan Omi .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Jon Rhinehardt .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Jon Rosenthal .... digital effects artist (uncredited)
Anthony Safarik .... visual effects editor (uncredited)
Jason Sperling .... visual effects supervisor: Stargate Studios (uncredited)
Brent A. Steinberg .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Steven Ritzi .... stunt coordinator (as Steve Ritzi)
Brent Bernhard .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Chick Bernhardt .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Chick Bernhardt .... stunts (uncredited)
Max Calder .... stunts (uncredited)
Dante Ha .... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Marrero .... stunts (uncredited)
David Brian Martin .... stunts (uncredited)
Christopher Padilla .... stunt performer: thug (uncredited)
Joseph Shepherd .... stunts (uncredited)
Taso N. Stavrakis .... stunts (uncredited)
Tommie Turvey .... stunt double (uncredited)
Tommie Turvey .... stunts (uncredited)
Tommy Mack Turvey .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Tommy Mack Turvey .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Mall .... key grip
Gregory W. Smith .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Greg Smith)
Gregory W. Smith .... steadicam operator (as Greg Smith)
Stephen Thompson .... chief lighting technician
Raymond Burgess .... grip (uncredited)
James Biggame Gallimore .... video assist (uncredited)
Scott Garfield .... still photographer (uncredited)
Gary Holmes .... rigging electric best boy (uncredited)
Humphrey Jarrod .... rigging grip (uncredited)
Levi Loy .... grip (uncredited)
Ray Myers .... generator operator (uncredited)
Connor O'Malley .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Mackie Roberts .... grip (uncredited)
Greg Still .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Jon Derek Wilson .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Craig Fincannon .... location casting
Lisa Mae Fincannon .... location casting
Russell Scott .... casting associate: l.a.
Janella Bersabal .... extras casting (uncredited)
Amanda Lenker Doyle .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Iliana Sanchez .... set costumer
Keith Hudson .... costume ager/dyer (uncredited)
Fred Lloyd .... costume supervisor (uncredited)
Caroline Miller .... shopper: costumer (uncredited)
Eulyn Womble .... set costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Nathan Gunn .... assistant editor (as Nathan D. Gunn)
Sara Mineo .... assistant editor
D.C. Cardinali .... hd dailies colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Michael Baber .... music editor
Thomas Golubic .... music supervisor
Tom Brissette .... additional score engineer (uncredited)
Andy Harris .... scoring assistant (uncredited)
Steve Kaplan .... scoring engineer (uncredited)
Yvette Metoyer .... music coordinator (uncredited)
Peter Rotter .... orchestra contractor (uncredited)
Laurence Schwarz .... additional engineering (uncredited)
Edward Trybek .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Henri Wilkinson .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
William W. Brown III .... driver (uncredited)
Andy G. Strauss .... dot compliance (uncredited)
Bubba Thrift .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jess Clark .... asst. to: Mr. Darabont
Herb Johnson .... production accountant
Rebecca Poulos .... script supervisor
Mike Riley .... locations manager
Laura Sevier .... clearances
Lisa Annitti .... first accountant (uncredited)
Amy Barnes .... assistant to line producer (uncredited)
Paul Bednarz .... set medic (uncredited)
Kyle Cooper .... title designer (uncredited)
Jessica Drake .... dialect coach (uncredited)
Justin Evangelista .... consultant (uncredited)
Brian Gonsalves .... production secretary (uncredited)
Kyle Hinshaw .... location coordinator (uncredited)
Henry Hobson .... main title design director (uncredited)
Samuel Jerome Johnson .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Melody S. Jones .... craft service (uncredited)
Zach Kane .... key craft service (uncredited)
Phillip Kobylanski .... assistant to: Gale Anne Hurd (uncredited)
Jessica Lang .... craft service assistant (uncredited)
Mandy McCowan .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Joseph Nadeau .... production assistant (uncredited)
Constantine Nasr .... documentary filmmaker (uncredited)
Joshua Parker .... assistant to executive producer (uncredited)
Ethan Patterson .... stand-in: Andrew Lincoln (uncredited)
Karen Pidgurski .... unit publicist (uncredited)
Ryan Robertson .... main title producer (uncredited)
Chris Saharek .... production assistant (uncredited)
Odin Shafer .... writers assistant (uncredited)
Michael Svoboda .... writers assistant (uncredited)
Tommie Turvey .... horse trainer (uncredited)
Mari Wilson .... additional script supervisor (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
67 min | Germany:46 min (international version)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Rick first leaves the hospital and walks up the grassy hill, several grounded Army helicopters can be seen. These bear the markings of the 7th Cavalry Regiment, General Custer's command at the Battle of the Little Bighorn (commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand).See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The police leave someone to pull stop sticks off the road so the cars following can pass safely. There is no conceivable reason for stop sticks to cause a car to flip over. They are designed to slowly deflate the tires to prevent loss of control. The point is to slow the fleeing car, not make it crash.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Rick Grimes:[to a walker girl, thinking she is alive] Little girl? I'm a policeman. Little girl. Don't be afraid. Okay? Little girl?
See more »
Movie Connections:
References Night of the Living Dead (1968)See more »
Soundtrack:
Space JunkSee more »

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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
One of the BEST pilots i've ever seen., 11 July 2012
Author: turtleggs from Turkey

The pilot episode of The Walking Dead, is PERFECT. I mean, if you've asked me how will you tell us a story about a town sheriff that is trying to find some "civilization", i can't write more good than this episode.

It consists both very nice story arc and character expressions. The time Sheriff Rick makes a discovery in farmhouse and his facial expressions, the lost of hope, courage, that change of emotions... is perfect.

The cliffhanger ending is very good as well. And I really liked the after effect of gunshot sound. I hope they will continue that kind of effects.

My vote is 10/10. Perfect.

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