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Fear the Walking Dead 

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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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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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The casting calls had different names for some of the main characters. Madison Clark was initially named Nancy Tompkins and later Madison Bennett; Alicia Clark was originally Ashley Tompkins; Nick Clark was originally called Ian; Travis Manawa was initially Sean Cabrera, which was later changed to Travis Posada; Liza Ortiz was originally named Andrea Chapman; and her son Christopher Manawa was originally named Cody Cabrera, later Chris Posada. 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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Spun-off from The Walking Dead (2010) See more »

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Maybe, with a strong emphasis on maybe.
24 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

Having a story before the apocalypse it's interesting as a concept and definitely worth watching, but what we get in FTWD is a meaningless plot that cannot carry itself into the apocalypse because it's pointless. All we saw are some characters that I personally disliked and cannot relate to, that defy all logic and reason with their actions.

Another problem is the content, more like lack of content in the pilot, with a lot of filler shots that add nothing to the current story. You can easily skip the first 45 minutes without missing anything. A pilot is a pilot for a reason and its main purpose is to create a good impression, which FTWD failed to deliver. Maybe a 2-hour premiere would have been better.

However I am enthusiastic about what's in store for the rest of the plot, even though I'm a bit skeptical since I believe that this season is wrapped and ready for broadcast without the possibility of changes in its structure.

Let's not forget that zombies are not trending very much these days and if the show wants to build notoriety, it has to do much better than the pilot. For comparison, I think that the original TWD's pilot humiliated this one. Time will tell if we're gonna fear the walking dead or be bored to tears by the walking dead.


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