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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma, to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.

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 Rick Grimes (105 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Carl Grimes (99 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Daryl Dixon (97 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Carol Peletier (96 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Maggie Greene (92 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Glenn Rhee (81 episodes, 2010-2016)
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 Michonne (80 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Sasha Williams (69 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Tara Chambler (55 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Dr. Eugene Porter (52 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Rosita Espinosa (52 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Beth Greene (51 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Father Gabriel Stokes (47 episodes, 2014-2017)
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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. Written by jzirkle1

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Ross Marquand auditioned for the role of Gareth, but instead he took the role of Aaron. These two roles are very different, and show Ross' acting potential. See more »

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Guns and ammunition even more so should be easy to find over with 300 million registered firearms, and millions of illegal and millions of military/law enforcement. See more »

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Morgan Jones: They might not seem like much one at a time, but when they're in a group all riled up and hungry, man, you watch your ass.
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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 »


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Zombies! Zombies! Zombies!
22 October 2010 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

While watching the pilot episode of The Walking Dead the only word that went through my mind was "awesome!".

We finally have a TV Show that's associated with the beloved Zombie franchise and what it does it does right.

The story takes place in the present day, a Sheriff's deputy, Rick Grimes gets caught in an accident and ends up in hospital, after blanking out and waking up from a coma he finds himself in an abandoned ward with flickering lights, broken down hallways and barricaded doors. As he makes his way through the dark hospital he finds out that he is the only one that's not in a body bag.

The pilot introduces us to several main characters that actually make you want to learn more about them, with brilliant directing by Frank Darabont you will come across both dramatic and emotional scenes that seem appropriate for the time, this gives the show allot of realism and just works out great.

However this doesn't have CGI effects yet and should be kept that way, the make-up on the zombies are fantastic.

watching this will give you allot of nostalgia and the direction makes of this show feel like a classic old school zombie movie from the 80's to 90's that's actually serious this time, having a well respected cast and great acting makes this show very promising and I will be hoping for allot more future episodes... allot more. But for now I'm still waiting for the rest of the first season.

If you like zombies or even a good drama that has allot of suspense then I highly recommend this show, I have never felt this way about a show since LOST, so you know it's that good.


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