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.
The New World's Gonna Need Rick Grimes
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Throughout the series, characters regularly start and drive abandoned cars. In real life, over the several years covered in the show, the gasoline in abandoned vehicles would have degraded significantly, with many of them being unusable. See more
So this is where you plan to do it?
As good a place as any.
At least have the balls to call this what it is: murder. You really believe if you walk back onto that farm alone, no me, no Randall...
Why don't you hush up?
You really believe they're gonna buy whatever bullshit story you cook up?
That's just it, it ain't no story. I saw that prisoner shoot you down. I ran after him, I snapped his neck. It ain't gonna be easy, but Lori and Carl, they'll get over you. They done it before. They just ...
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
Spoofed in The Wanking Dead
Main Title Theme (Unkle remix)
Written by Steven L. Kaplan and Bear McCreary
Performed by Bear McCreary
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