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A Walking Dead spin-off, set in Los Angeles, following two families who must band together to survive the undead apocalypse.
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Series cast summary:
Alycia Debnam-Carey ...  Alicia Clark 53 episodes, 2015-2018
Colman Domingo ...  Victor Strand 49 episodes, 2015-2018
Kim Dickens ...  Madison Clark 45 episodes, 2015-2018
Frank Dillane ...  Nick Clark 44 episodes, 2015-2018
Danay Garcia ...  Luciana Galvez 38 episodes, 2016-2018
Mercedes Mason ...  Ofelia Salazar 35 episodes, 2015-2017
Rubén Blades ...  Daniel Salazar 27 episodes, 2015-2017
Cliff Curtis ...  Travis Manawa 24 episodes, 2015-2017
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Spin off series of The Walking Dead that portrays the beginning events of the zombie apocalypse in the West coast during the same time frame when the city of Atlanta was falling under attack, while Rick was in a coma at the local hospital. It shows how the strain was already in full effect in the south while it's just starting in California.

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English

Release Date:

23 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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Cobalt See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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The actor who plays Travis Manawa, Cliff Curtis, is a New Zealander of Maori descent. Curtis has become known over the years for playing characters who come from a wide variety of racial, national, and/or ethnic backgrounds (including Latino, African-American, Iraqi Arab, Indian, and others) but he has only rarely had roles in which he played someone who shared his actual lineage. In an August 2015 interview, Curtis revealed that when he was cast as Travis, the show's creators adjusted his character to make Travis also of Maori descent, and that it is one of the only roles he's had for which he was not required to cover his traditional tattoos. "Manawa" is a Maori word meaning "mangrove tree"; it can also refer to a person's hand, breath, or heart, depending on the context. See more »

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When the boat, Abigail, is revealed on the last episode of the first season, it is different than when the boat was again revealed in the first episode of the second season. See more »

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A spin-off that takes to the start of the zombie apocalypse!
10 April 2016 | by Ahmet KozanSee all my reviews

It's a real shame that most people rate shows on a "0 or 10" scale. Most of the complaining I hear about this show stem from people wanting it to be more like TWD. If you'd like to see something that is not TWD, but exists in the same universe--I think that's called a "spin-off"--then this show is that. Different places, different faces. Some of the characters make dumb choices, some are boring, and some are annoying. Viewers really seem to hate "realism" despite always screaming for it.

It's not perfect. I could gripe about the things I don't like, but they are minor when compared to the fact that I'm really enjoying watching how things progressed while Rick was in a coma. It offers nothing in the way of explaining the zombies (that's a good thing), but is showing really well how panic and mobs of humans actually paved the way for zombies to swoop right in and eat everyone.

If you want to enjoy this show, turn off your silly expectations about it being like TWD, and just watch while convincingly-real and flawed humans deal with a fast-moving crisis that no one seems to understand. It's easy for viewers to forget that these new characters don't have years of experience in the zombie world, so it just looks like some weird virus that makes people crazy and hard to kill. 7/10


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