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Questions tagged [the-walking-dead]

An American horror drama TV series about a post-apocalyptic world dominated by zombies known as 'Walkers'.

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Why take that “glass floor” risk in the museum?

In The Walking Dead's 'A New Beginning' (season 9 episode 1 / S09E01), a team led by Rick Grimes enters the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, in order to find useful materials and tools for their ...
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How did Michonne get her sword back?

In S05, when arriving at Terminus, Michonne is stripped of her sword. In E03, she appears back with it, but I missed the part that she got it back. Carrol did not pick her sword back, only Darrel's ...
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How did Carl not die when he got shot in the eye in The Walking Dead?

Most people would die from being shot in the eye. I know when Denise got shot with a arrow in the eye, she died, so why didn't Carl? Don't get me wrong I'm happy he lived but why did he?
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Why did Rick decide to keep Negan alive?

In S8E16 of the Walking dead, we see near the end that there is a big gun fight happening, but then later in that fight (Hilltop, scavengers, the kingdom vs the Saviours) Rick and Negan are having a ...
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Who is the walker that Michonne saw in Season 4 Episode 9?

In the walking dead season 4 episode 10 After, there is a scene where Michonne gets back to the prison and sees nobody there. Then, she uses her old technique of camouflage and uses two trapped ...
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Who machine gunned the Saviours that Carol was being held at gunpoint by?

I'm still a bit confused, in late Season 6 of The Walking Dead, Carol went away from the community for certain reasons, she had a car with wooden spikes protruding from it (even the bonnet) when she ...
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Who or what killed the camp of people in so little time?

In the Walking Dead S4E07, Phillip (who now goes by Brian) Is on a supply hunt with the camp people that got him and Brian's step daughter out of the walker pit. The 3-4 men come across another camp ...
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How did Patrick get the killer virus that kills you so you convert to a walker?

I just started Season 4 of the Walking Dead, so I know that Wood berry is flattened and all the civilians there moved to the prison to be with Rick, Darrel, Maggi, Glen etc, one of the refugees is a ...
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Why do the walkers resurrect at the presence of a human?

I'm up to S3E03, of the walking dead, so I understand that everyone is infected, and when a person dies of any cause, it takes a time frame of 8 minutes to 8 hours for the dead person to rise back as ...
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Why does Jesus side with Maggie in S08E16?

Jesus has always been the voice of mercy and reason in The Walking Dead, even in the last episode of S08E16 when he talks to Morgan. In the last scene of S08E16, he agrees to this: Maggie has her ...
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How does the prison gate work?

In the episode 30 Days Without Accidents Michonne returns and Rick opens the gate. But what kind of pulley mechanisms can make that work? Especially when you don't have electric motors like the garage ...
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Where is Wade from s6e6 of walking dead in season 8?

Where is Wade from The Walking Dead, s6e6? What is the not-in-universe reason the character has not been in the show since (eg. did the show wrote itself into a corner or change of character direction,...
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Do I need to watch Walking Dead before watching Fear the Walking Dead?

I'm planning on watching Fear the Walking Dead but I read that it's a spin off/prequel of the Walking Dead. Is it quite dependent on The Walking Dead or can it be watched on its own ?
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What does Daryl say in episode 4 of season 8 after Rick climbs up the terrain?

Daryl and Rick are in an awesome car chase with two saviors in a Hummer to procure what I think are 50 caliber machine guns. Rick gets in the hummer stabs the guys and throws him out but loses control ...
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Why do the walkers in The Walking Dead even need to eat?

I have watched most of the first season of The Walking Dead and I do not understand one thing; why do the walkers need to eat in the first place? Does their digestive system work? If so, why would it, ...
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Are some zombies high skilled

Could it be possible that some zombies are smart or just partially zombies so that they are still able to develop tool like in the S1E2 of The Walking Dead where we can see a walker (zombie) use a ...
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The Wolves - A Disappearing Storyline In The Walking Dead

So as I'm watching the Walking Dead for the millionth time, I'm still left wondering what the purpose of The Wolves was to the story? They had left marks around the area that our main cast was at, ...
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How was this possible at the end of Say Yes?

I may have missed something but in The Walking Dead Season 7, Episode 4 - Service The Saviours came to Alexandria and took ALL of the guns, After Negan remembered that Rick and his group had "an ...
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Why does Dwight forget?

In season 7 episode 11 of The Walking Dead Is that a correct interpretation? Is there confirmation of that? I haven't seen any signs of this in previous episodes.
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Why don't they just escape from Negan?

I know living by the Saviors has a lot of advantages once you're one of them. Though, is there a reason nobody decides to escape even in the moments they're kind of sentenced to death (see Dwight in ...
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How did Gabriel write “BOAT” in the notebook?

In S07E10 of The Walking Dead we learn that: Given that, how did Gabriel manage to write "BOAT" in the notebook?
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Why does Negan keep saying he needs to shave?

In The Walking Dead Season 6 finale when Negan sees Abraham he says: I gotta shave this shit. Later in S07E04 he mentions it again when he is watching the interview tapes of the survivors after ...
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Why does Negan kill this character in TWD S07E08?

Earlier in the episode, we see Spencer return from a supply run and receive some commendation for it by one of Negan's men. You look like shit, which means you fought for this. You did your jobs. ...
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In season 1 of The Walking Dead, why does Jenner whisper it to Rick

I don't get why Jenner felt the need to whisper we're all infected to Rick. He could have flat out told him. I don't understand his secrecy, I know it was early days of the apocalypse but he was ...
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“I am Negan” lifted from the movie Spartacus?

Was the concept of unity in the "We're all Negan" motif ripped off (or homaged) from the scene in Spartacus where every character stands up and states, "I am Spartacus!".
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Is the world of The Walking Dead realistic [closed]

First - let me clarify the question: I am not asking if Zombies are realistic, or if particular situations are realistic - I allow much room for creative licensing here. My question has more to do ...
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Shouldn't Carl's hat be too tight by now?

Carl has been wearing the same hat for 5 seasons of The Walking Dead now. Given that he's been at the age where much of a person is continually growing, why does this hat still fit him? Was it ever ...
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Did Carl actually get raped?

In final episode of The Walking Dead season 4 a big disgusting fat guy TRIES to rape Carl. We can hear the buckle of the guy and all, but we don't see him actually doing movements. So I'm a little ...
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What happened to Dee's motorcycle?

I can't figure this out. Season 7, Episode 3. Dee goes out on a motorcycle after getting a radio message about a "smash and grab". Negan tells him to let Fat Joe take care of it, but Dee insists he'...
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How did the Saviors know the group would try to reach the Hilltop?

In the season 6 finale of The Walking Dead, How did they know that the group would make that trip?
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Differences between the standard and extended versions of TWD S6 E16

Season 6 of The Walking Dead was finally released on DVD and Blu-ray. Among the special features is an extended version of episode 16: ...executive producers Robert Kirkman, Scott M. Gimple and ...
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Handcuffs in The Walking Dead [closed]

In season 1 of The Walking Dead, Merle cuts his hand off because he cannot cut through the handcuff. Yet in season 3, Andrea cuts her handcuffs with a pair of plyers? If they were going to let Andrea ...
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Why does Eugene from the Walking Dead speak in this manner?

Why does Eugene Porter from the Walking Dead speak like he is constantly reporting to an army superior?
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Opening Scene of The Walking Dead?

In the first scene of the Walking Dead (S1E1), Rick stops by a gas station to look for fuel. He hears a noise, and looks underneath a car and sees feet in slippers walking slowly, and the person ...
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How did Carl survive the eyeshot?

Spoiler Alert! In season 6 of the Walking Dead, we watch the group attempting to walk through a horde of walkers while covered in guts. We then observe Sam Anderson getting killed with his mother ...
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Character deaths in The Walking Dead show vs comic

Really do not read this if you don't want spoilers, even if you have seen the show but not read the comics this could include unwanted spoilers. You've been warned. The Walking Dead TV Show has ...
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Do we know who died in the season 6 finale of The Walking Dead? [closed]

At the end of S06E16 of The Walking Dead, a major character died. However, who this character is was not revealed on the show. Series creator Robert Kirkman, appearing on after show The Talking ...
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Why was that guy sprayed and what was he sprayed with?

In the season 6 finale of Walking dead there is a scene during a discussion between Rick and The Saviors where a man is sprayed with something. What is he sprayed with and why?
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Is the title 'The Walking Dead' referring to the main characters of the series?

Until recently I had absolutely no question in my mind as to why the TV series 'The Walking Dead' was titled exactly that - because of the zombies, you know, corpses that have come back to life and ...
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Why are characters not protecting their body?

Every time someone gets bit in The Walking Dead I wonder why don't they all apply some basic protective gear on arms, back and shoulders. Even if it is just some plastic tubes around arms or sth - so ...
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By what names are the walking dead known?

Each group of people seem to have labeled the walking dead by different names. Here's a few I can recall off hand (I think): Name | Group -------------------------- Walkers | Rick's group ...
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Is this depiction of fatal brain trauma realistic?

Tonight in S06E14 of The Walking Dead, we see a character receive fatal brain trauma (not exactly an uncommon occurrence on this show). Specifically: Clearly this is a fatal injury, and the character ...
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How did the walkers enter the prison later?

My understanding is that by episode S03E02 "Sick" of The Walking Dead, Rick and his team had cleaned out the whole prison and hardly one walker was alive in the vicinity. The prison was locked on the ...
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Are they going to reveal how the virus spread and who made it?

After watching almost 5 seasons of The Walking Dead I expected that some of the mystery gets be revealed about "authors" of the virus and how it spread, but apparently the producers are not going to ...
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How did Jesus steal the car keys?

In S6E10 of The Walking Dead, Rick and Daryl go out on a supply run. They come across a box truck full of supplies in the back. While using the truck to flip over a vending machine, a man comes from ...
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Why don't Michonne's walker drones try to attack her?

As in the title: Why don't Michonne's walker drones try to attack/bite her (or someone else)? Are they aware of the fact, that they don't have any arms and a jawbone anymore? Further: In some scenes,...
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Why do we not see snow or much of season change in the Walking Dead?

I do not recall seeing much snow or any serious weather change in the Walking Dead series. Is there a specific reason for that?
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How did Rick survive while in coma?

In the very beginning of the Walking Dead series if I recall correctly, Rick has been in coma for over a month, yet he managed to survive. We don't know exactly when the hospital got over-run but ...
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Did she really say 'zombie'?

I think that I have finally heard the word zombie being used in The Walking Dead. Now correct me if I'm wrong but in season 4 episode 2 when the sickness started to spread through the prison Rick ...
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In the Walking Dead why don't humans turn after being cut with infected weapons?

I could never understand how is that a few times I have seen someone fighting with a knife or a sword, killing zombies and then make a cut on a human which would then have no effect? Does the virus ...