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
The New World's Gonna Need Rick Grimes
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Did You Know?
Among the common nicknames for the walking dead that are shared in different groups, are "Walkers", "Lamebrains", "Biters", "Rotters", "Skineaters", "Lurkers", "Roamers", "Geeks". The term "zombie" has never been used as the people of the show live in a reality where zombies aren't a part of pop-culture such as Resident Evil or Dawn of the Dead. See more
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
All life is precious.
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
Referenced in Must Be a Zombie Apocalypse
Written by David Stark, Joe Stark and Butch Walker
Performed by Baby Bee
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