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The Walking Dead
Walking Dead (TV Series)
Title: The Walking Dead
Running time: 60 min.
country: USA
Network: AMC
Seasons: 1+
Episodes: 6+
Production company: AMC; Circle of Confusion; Valhalla Motion Pictures; TWD Productions LLC.
Executive producers: Frank Darabont; Charles H. Eglee; Gale Anne Hurd; Robert Kirkman; David Alpert; Jack LoGiudice; Glen Mazzara; Greg Nicotero
Producers: Denise M. Huth; Tom Luse; Adam Fierro; Skip Schoolnik
Principal cast: Andrew Lincoln; Jon Bernthal; Chandler Riggs; Sarah Wayne Callies; Jeffrey DeMunn; Laurie Holden; Steven Yeun; Norman Reedus
Air dates
First aired: October 31st, 2010

The Walking Dead is an American television series that first began airing in October of 2010. The series was produced by Frank Darabont and based on The Walking Dead comic book series by Robert Kirkman, published by Image Comics. The Walking Dead follows the journey of Georgia police officer Rick Grimes as he awakens to a world that has been overrun by zombies. Traveling across the state of Georgia, Rick finds other survivors of the zombie plague and together they struggle to survive in a world that no longer makes any sense to them.

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Season Five Edit

Main article: Walking Dead/Season 5

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Season SevenEdit

Episode Title Airdate
7x1 The Day Will Come When You Won't Be October 23rd, 2016
7x2 The Well October 30th, 2016
7x3 The Cell November 6th, 2016
7x4 Service November 13th, 2016
7x5 Go Getters November 20th, 2016
7x6 Swear November 27th, 2016
7x7 Sing Me a Song December 4th, 2016
7x8 Hearts Still Beating December 11th, 2016
7x9 Rock in the Road February 12th, 2017
7x10 New Best Friends February 19th, 2017
7x11 Hostiles and Calamities February 26th, 2017
7x12 Say Yes March 5th, 2017
7x13 Bury Me Here March 12th, 2017
7x14 The Other Side March 19th, 2017
7x15 Something They Need March 26th, 2017
7x16 The First Day of the Rest of Your Life April 2nd, 2017

Season EightEdit

Episodes Edit

Episode Title Airdate
8x1 Mercy October 22nd, 2017
8x2 The Damned October 29th, 2017
8x3 Monsters November 5th, 2017
8x4 Some Guy November 12th, 2017
8x5 The Big Scary U November 19th, 2017
8x6 The King, The Widow, and Rick November 26th, 2017
8x7 Walking Dead: Episode 7 December 3rd, 2017
8x8 Walking Dead: Episode 8 December 10th, 2017
8x9 Walking Dead: Episode 9 2018
8x10 Walking Dead: Episode 10 2018
8x11 Walking Dead: Episode 11 2018
8x12 Walking Dead: Episode 12 2018
8x13 Walking Dead: Episode 13 2018
8x14 Walking Dead: Episode 14 2018
8x15 Walking Dead: Episode 15 2018
8x16 Walking Dead: Episode 16 2018

Notes & Trivia Edit

Entertainment Weekly (12-3-10)

Entertainment Weekly (Dec. 3, 2010)

  • First mainstream television series that focuses primarily on zombies.
  • The first episode of the series, "Days Gone Bye" ran 1½ hours. The regular episodes from the series ran 1 hour each.
  • The Walking Dead was the cover feature article on the December 3rd, 2010 edition of Entertainment Weekly.
  • Morgan Jones is the first character on The Walking Dead to refer to infected as "walkers".
  • Shortly before the broadcast of the season one finale, "TS-19", rumors began to circulate that series developer Frank Darabont had fired the entire writing staff. Executive producer Gale Anne Hurd provided an interview to Entertainment Weekly, correcting the oversight and confirming that none of the staff writers had been fired. "It's completely inaccurate," she told EW exclusively. "[In] the writers' room, there are people that have set up other projects that will be their first priority if their own series is picked up as a pilot or if it’s a series. I think [Eglee] just decided that he wants to run his own show." [1]
  • Classically trained British actor Andrew Lincoln, who plays the lead role of Rick Grimes in the series, was completely unprepared for the sort of visceral entertainment he would be providing. When describing the scene in episode two, "Guts" where Lincoln and young co-star Steven Yeun were required to smear zombie intestines across their body to mask their scent, Lincoln expressed great discomfort saying, "Please! This is not what I signed up for!" [2]
  • Actor Jon Bernthal, who plays the role of Shane Walsh found that not all of the show's viewers appreciated his character's exploits, in particular, his mother. "She texted me," Bernthal stated, "How dare you be in the woods with another man's wife!" [3]
  • On March 8th, 2011, series creator Robert Kirkman offered an open invitation to controversal sitcom star Charlie Sheen to come join the cast of the show for season 2. Kirkman is quoted as saying, "Charlie call us, we will totally make that happen. We'll do whatever you want." [5]
  • Actor Norman Reedus, who plays Daryl Dixon, was voted one of three breakout TV stars to watch in 2011 by Entertainment Weekly readers' choice, owing largely to his performance in season two of The Walking Dead. [6]
  • The Walking Dead won the 2011 Saturn Award for the category of Best Television Presentation.
  • Glen Mazzara replaced series co-creator Frank Darabont as showrunner for The Walking Dead with season two. Darabont was still credited as executive producer on the episodes however. [7]
  • Greg Nicotero became an executive producer on the series beginning with season two.
  • Paul Gadd, Scott M. Gimple and Evan Reilly joined the show as producers on season two.
  • Since the premiere of season two, a live aftershow titled Talking Dead has aired and is hosted by Chris Hardwick. The show typically features cast and crew members along with celebrities who are fans of The Walking Dead discussing the latest episode. 

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