As the farm is overrun by walkers, the group fights to escape.

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Rick and Carl return to the farm but quickly realize that that they are being followed by by a large group of walkers. Mayhem ensues as the humans try to save the farm but they are eventually forced to flee realizing that the it is lost. Several of them do not survive the onslaught and others are separated into small groups. Some are reunited but fed up with the constant bickering and complaints about his leadership, Rick lets it be known that people will now do as they are told. Andrea meanwhile, on her own and separated from the others, is rescued by a hooded stranger. Written by garykmcd

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Trivia

Jeffrey DeMunn (Dale) flew down from New York and was on set watching the entire time the finale was being filmed. See more »

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When everyone leaves the farm, they flee in different directions as fast as their vehicles can carry them. They drive most of the night like this, each eventually decides to turn back then all of them end up back at the same place--the traffic snarl--at the same time the next day. See more »

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[first lines]
Andrea: [Andrea and the group wait at the farm house for Rick] I'm going after them.
Lori Grimes: Don't, they could be anywhere. And if Randall comes back, we're gonna need you here.
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Referenced in The Walking Dead: The Journey So Far (2016) See more »

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The Walking Dead Main Title
Written by Bear McCreary
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The Walking Dead Collides With The Young And The Restless
13 May 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The post-apocalypse genre is an interesting one to write about. It's different from every other genre in that society has collapsed and the world reverts to a prehistoric state (by 'prehistoric' I'm referring to roaming bands without permanent settlements and the lack of organized government). This limits what you can write about, but it also opens some doors. You lose the ability to write about conventional political intrigue, for example, or of contemporary every day life, or of society or culture because all of that is gone.

With The Walking Dead, it should be a visceral show about survival, and how out of their element these characters are, and of how their relationships develop and struggle. Instead, we have a soap opera on a farm with the occasional reference to a zombie.

I'm fine with a lack of zombies. In fact, I'd prefer if there were less zombies and more human conflict (because the way some of these characters slice through a zombie skull like it's butter doesn't depict them as much of a threat). And we did get that. Sort of. There really weren't many zombies, and there was human conflict. If by human conflict you mean atrociously written soapy drama about problems that shouldn't matter as much as they do, thereby completely ignoring the survival aspect of the show.

Episodes seemed to drag on and on with subplots that last half a dozen episodes longer than they should have. A skilled writer would have taken this season and condensed it into two or three episodes, trimming all the laughable drama and terrible dialogue along the way.


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