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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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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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Why not use dead the Michonne way (hands & teeth removed), plus guts for smell repulsion?

In the entire The Walking Dead series the only smart usage of the walkers was by Michonne to set up her few walk along walkers; no hands, no teeth and kind of inert but helpful in terms of ...
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How old was Carl in The Walking Dead?

According to the The Walking Dead wiki Carl was 12 years old when the show started, although the actor was 10-11 at the time. How old is Carl when season 8 started? He has a visible beard by then and ...
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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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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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Why don't they cover themselves in zombie guts more often?

It was shown in season 1 by Rick and Glenn, and in season 3 by Michonne, that covering yourself in zombie guts is a pretty effective way of avoiding walkers. Sure it wasn't foolproof, but it was still ...
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Are newborn babies infected?

In The Walking Dead we learn early on (S2 if memory serves) that everyone is infected and the infection only takes effect after death but I don't recall if new born babies are infected. My question ...
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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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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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How was the flu so deadly in Season 4 of The Walking Dead?

In AMC's The Walking Dead, how did the flu take out so much of the population? Me and people I've known have gotten plenty of them. The only time I hear of them killing people is extremely weak and ...
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Why was that guy sprayed and what was he sprayed with?

In the Season 6 finale of The 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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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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As of S03E01, does walker blood have an effect on open orifices/wounds?

During the first episode of Season 3 of The Walking Dead, I noticed the group is now very cavalier about taking down walkers: This is a staunch contrast from the first season when they covered ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 did Shane and Randall turn so fast?

In the last episode (Better Angels) of AMC's The Walking Dead, Shane and Randall became walkers shortly after dying: According to Wikipedia: This episode suggests that the zombie outbreak could be ...
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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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Why killing other humans in the Walking Dead?

In season 3 of the Walking Dead television series, what is the problem with the Governor? Why is he killing other humans? For God's sake, it's the Apocalypse, 95% of the world is dead, all the ...
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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 the shows Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead in the same universe?

Rewatching The Walking Dead, I noticed a scene where Daryl goes through Merles drugs and in the bag was Walt aka Heisenberg's blue meth. From my quick google research, pure meth is never blue an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What does Beth mean when she says: “I get it now.”

In The Walking Dead, at the end of the episode Coda, Beth says to Dawn: "I get it now.". What does she mean? How is it related to their earlier conversation?
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the meaning of the letter A?

Season 4, Episode 16 of The Walking Dead is titled "A". The previous episode is titled "US", making it a play on "USA" which is where the series takes place. Together, the two episodes show the main ...
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What are Walker guts made of?

What are people in The Walking Dead really using to make it seem like they are rubbing Walker guts on themselves to stay hidden from Walkers? Are they using like BBQ sauce or something?