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The Walking Dead

BY AMC #9 in TV

4.7 out of 5 stars
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4.79 / 5 based on 17,688 Reviews


Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman, this gritty drama portrays life in the months and years that follow a zombie apocalypse. Led by former police officer Rick Grimes, his family and a group of other survivors find themselves constantly on the move in search of a safe and secure home. But the pressure each day to stay alive sends many in the group to the deepest depths of human cruelty, and Rick discovers that the overwhelming fear of the survivors can be more deadly than the zombies walking among them.

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  • "I really didn't understand what the big fuss over it was but ever since I watched the first episode I've been hooked.The story line and characters are amazing.Its definitely more than just zombie killing." in 159 reviews
  • "Just started watching this show a couple of days ago.. Its not usually the type of show I watch but its different in an interesting kind of way." in 123 reviews
  • "I will admit the 2nd half of season 4 I was VERY disappointed and really didn't watch it except the last episode and how it ended I knew season 5 was going to be good." in 99 reviews
  • "At first I was very skeptical about it just because it was a zombie tv show and I hate those kind of themes but as he insisted I sat down and watch the first episode and got so into it I watch the whole season and now its like we cannot go out on a Sunday just because we NEED to watch the show." in 91 reviews
  • "I did not find the show until September 2013 I got so addicted to the show I watch all the previous seasons in 3 days...and here it is 2 years later and still my favorite show I love the storylines..." in 86 reviews
Madison Y.
Rochester, PA
138 reviews
This is hands down MY FAVORITE SHOW EVER. Not only am I obsessed with the tv show but I keep up with the comics also. I have to warn people when watching the show with me because I am so emotionally invested in it, people tend to be a little shocked. Especially when I start crying because my favorite characters head got smashed in (no spoilers). I have to warn that this  show is NOT for someone who can't handle some gore. There is killing in every episode, whether it be a human or a zombie. There are characters on the show that have been there since day one, but I you won't be able to watch this show without one of your favorite character dying. You'll get attached to the good guys, bad guys, and maybe even a couple of zombies. The show started out by showing conflict between the living vs the dead, but as time goes on you'll start to see that the real conflict is the living and the living. There are many twist and turns to keep your attention and leave you wanting more. Great writing, great special effects, and great actors. I would highly recommend this show
Blanca D.
51 reviews
Pop Culture Expert Level 2
It took me along time to finally fall on the Walking dead train. I didn't know what the fuss was about. I even watched "fearing the walking dead first" and still wasn't convinced about watching The walking dead. Until about 2 months ago or so, when I found about 6 seasons on Netflix and decided to catch up and see if the show was worth all the hype. And it did!
Oh how much it was worth it! Since the first episode I was on the edge of my couch, with interesting and fast going stories.
Yes, it's about zombies. Yes, zombies that are scary, slow, but "deathly".
Is so good of a show that you start loving some of the characters and hating others, because their stories and personalities are so different and distinct. 
On this show, there's a lot of "death", a lot of blood, but also a lot of good friendships. But it is also a show about how everyone has to look after themselves, but also to learn how to team up to survive.
You will cheer up during the show, get disappointed, frustrated, sad, mad, shocked and happy. With this show, you wonder what would you do if you were in the same situation. 
I hope we never have to worry about that.
Becca R.
Lynchburg, VA
268 reviews
I'd give this 10 stars if I could. Same with Game of Thrones, I didn't get the hype until I just recently watched all of TWD. Guys. If you haven't seen this do yourself a favor!! The show starts off not too scary, just a small town with the county sheriff as the main protagonist. Honestly I wasn't ever fearful of zombies until now 😂 The character development is on point and the storyline takes many detours and twists that you'll be wanting more. Negan is hilarious and a great villain. I just finished season 7 and will be seeing season 8 when it comes out on DVD or Netflix!
Shannon💋 W.
Horsham, PA
338 reviews
Sooo I am a very big walking dead fan I’ve never missed an episode or season. I personally feel like there hasn’t been good zombie content on TV since like 09’ or 10’. So to see TWD on for so long and keep good content like that is awesome. I’ve always loved zombie anything so if you have gold quality zombies in your shows or movies I’m sold. Plus I think the characters on this show play there parts amazing. This is a must watch! And if you want to catch up on seasons Netflix and on demand has them all!
Cinthya A.
Fort Myers
198 reviews
I love this show. At first is hard to get into it but once after episode 3 it starts to get more and more interested. It is my favorite show to watch. I have to say I'm in season 6 and it gets more interesting. A must watch show, I do not know what i will do after it ends  lol 
Jessica D.
New Oxford
1 review
I have been watching this show from the beginningand i have to say it keeps getting better and better. My favorite scene is when there were walking in a line together in Alexandria and the boy starts yelling for jessie and then the awesome fight breaks out. All of the actors are amazing. 
Carrie C.
313 reviews
I love this show for so many reasons. There are so many great characters, one you love , ones you hate. You get to see them progress and change. You see their inner struggles as they adapt to what their world has become and how it effects personal relationships. The story pulls you in and you get to know and come to love some of the characters so well you actually do feel loss when they are gone. BETH😭😭GLENN! 😭😭 . Theres always sonething new going on so it deffinitely holds your attention. Another reason its so great? Zombies! If your a zombie fan you get it... also make you really think about human nature and what the world would be like ifc something so devastating were to actually happen.
Wendy C.
Madera, CA
277 reviews
Pop Culture Expert Level 1
Who doesn't love the walking dead I'm obsessed with this show watched since day one. I love how no actor is save one minute they are there next either dead or become a zombie. The walking dead is amazing. You'll either fall in love with the character or hate them. I promise this show won't disappoint you
Kat T.
Fort Wayne, IN
66 reviews
I was a little late on The Walking Dead train when it first came out. I did watch the first season in 1 day. After that, I couldn't stop watching it. I was so addicted. The story line is easy to follow and you fall in love with the characters. My favorite part of this series is watching each character evolve. Carol's transformation from the first season to the current season is mind blowing. She was a timid, pathetic mouse of a woman. Now, she is strong, independent, and bad ass. Season 1 and season 2 are by far my favorite seasons. Those seasons were more about surviving the zombie apocalypse and killing walkers. Now, it is more about the drama between each character and killing other people. I wish they would bring back more of the rawness from the first 2 seasons. This is still a show I can't stop watching. I must know how it ends!
Michelle B.
Rome, GA
526 reviews
Pop Culture Expert Level 1
I may be one of the only people in the world that does not like this show.  I don't really understand what all the hype is about...it is just so unrealistic. My husband used to watch this religiously but then when I would watch it with him I would have to ask why something happened the way it did and I apparently ruined it for him because then he realized how unrealistic it all was too....OOPS!
Christine T.
Staten Island, NY
196 reviews
Favorite character?? :)
India J.
22 reviews
Who were you most upset to see die?
Jennifer W.
Lynchburg, VA
221 reviews
My friends are obsessed with this show. Is it really that good?
Bailey F.
Jackson, GA
40 reviews
Which character do you think the producers should kill off??
Christine T.
Staten Island, NY
196 reviews
Favorite character?? :)

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