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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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S8.E8 How It's Gotta Be
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This mid season finale will put everything Rick and his group has done to this point to the test. Can Rick continue to fight? Or has he lost his will?


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S8.E7 Time for After
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Negan has to enlist the help of his lieutenants in solving a huge issue facing The Sanctuary; Rick and the group continue to enact the plan.


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S8.E6 The King, the Widow and Rick
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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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Trivia

During an interview, Robert Kirkman claimed Norman Reedus (Daryl) originally auditioned for the part of Merle Dixon. He was rejected, but his audition so intrigued the show-runners, that they created the part of Daryl just for him. See more »

Goofs

Most characters look over fed and none suffer from the medical, dental, hygiene or hunger challenges they should be facing. Realistically, people should be tired, bony, dying of simple infections, minor injuries, colds and the flu.

Many characters appear to be overweight or of healthy size. This makes no sense considering the constant search for dwindling food supplies. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Abraham Ford: [to Glenn] When you were pouring the Bisquick, were you trying to make pancakes?
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.4 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Main Title Theme ([link=nm4170503] remix)
Written by Steven L. Kaplan and Bear McCreary
Performed by Bear McCreary
Under License from Universal Republic
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AMC has another hit!
25 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to come into contact with a copy of the pilot episode of "The Walking Dead" and it is utterly amazing.

I tend to stray away from this genre of movies as nothing I have watched in the last 10 years has affected me in any way. The horror genre has gotten dull and boring. This show breaks all of those boundaries. I literally sat there in awe through the entire episode.

"The Walking Dead" is shot perfectly thanks to the director of "The Shawshank Redemption" and it shows. AMC has another hit on their hands with this one. The dialouge is on point.

I give it a 10 out of 10 because the 1 hour I watched of this show impressed me more than any other zombie movies put together.


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