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Travis, Madison, and their blended family set sail on Strand's boat off the coast of California in an effort to escape the apocalypse. While they're looking for safety, they only find more trouble at sea.


Adam Davidson


Robert Kirkman (based on the series of graphic novels by), Tony Moore (based on the series of graphic novels by) | 5 more credits »




Episode complete credited cast:
Kim Dickens ... Madison Clark
Cliff Curtis ... Travis Manawa
Frank Dillane ... Nick Clark
Alycia Debnam-Carey ... Alicia Clark
Colman Domingo ... Victor Strand
Mercedes Mason ... Ofelia Salazar
Lorenzo James Henrie ... Chris Manawa
Rubén Blades ... Daniel Salazar
Elizabeth Rodriguez ... Liza Ortiz


Nick brings his family to Strand's yacht in an inflatable rescue boat. Chris grieves his mother and blames Travis for shooting her. Meanwhile Alicia uses the radio and makes contact with a stranger called Jack despite the warning of Strand. Out of the blue, Strand finds that a speed boat is coming in the direction of his boat. Who might be the crew? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

10 April 2016 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


The song Alicia heard Jack playing on the radio is "Five Years" by David Bowie. See more »


Despite the yacht having a southward bearing (Los Angeles to San Diego), the coastline is shown to be on the starboard side, indicating a northward bearing. See more »


[first lines]
Victor Strand: [Strand calls out to Nick to prepare the boat line] Nick, grab the boat line. You're gonna tie off.
Madison Clark: I can't see the boat anymore.
Travis Manawa: They're out past the break. They'll come back for us.
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Featured in Talking Dead: Monster (2016) See more »


Five Years
Performed by David Bowie
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11 April 2016 | by the-real-max-g-forceSee all my reviews

Season one was an unmitigated DISASTER. It failed on every level, casting, writing, story, characters, direction, pacing, all of it. TOTAL FAILURE. So why make season two? They obligated themselves before season one even aired. AMC royally screwed themselves by contractually obligating themselves to make two seasons of this horrendous drivel, but we made no agreement to watch it. Season two's premiere was every bit as bad as any episode in season one. They made no course corrections based on viewer feedback. It's full steam ahead for the FTWD crappy cruise liner. The Walking Dead franchise has jumped the shark. First with this spin-off series, and secondly with the universally hated Walking Dead season six finale. I'm out.

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