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How could zombie Randall be walking around after dying of a broken neck? [duplicate]

In the season two finale of The Walking Dead, Shane kills Randall by snapping his neck. Hours later, Daryl and Glenn find Randall, who has since become a zombie, up and mobile. Daryl even identifies ...
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Is Rick dreaming this whole time?

Is Rick dreaming this whole time because if you go back to the first season you see the IV bags but there are two different ones... (at different times) one is half full and the other is full
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Why don't the people in Walking Dead just cover themselves in blood? [duplicate]

Apologies if this is inappropriate - I'm new to scifi.se, In the very first season of The Walking Dead, by covering themselves in blood, they were able to walk among the walkers without being ...
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Why not escape the walkers on an island?

In The Walking Dead, Ricks group of survivors is constantly looking for a new 'shelter'. However, they only ever look for cities on the mainland. Why don't they just get on boat and go to an island ...
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When is Fear the Walking Dead set? [duplicate]

How much time passes between the first episode of Fear the Walking Dead and Rick waking up in the hospital?
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Is “Fear the Walking Dead” canonical?

The new series Fear the Walking Dead premiered tonight, and I'm wondering if Robert Kirkman, the other producers, etc, have discussed to what degree it can be considered canonical.
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Is the zombie-to-human ratio ever mentioned in-universe in The Walking Dead, or confirmed by Robert Kirkman?

After wondering about the issue for 5 years, yesterday I came across an apparently canonical statement about how many humans are still alive in The Walking Dead universe. The promotional blurb for the ...
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What does “Wildfire” mean?

In season 1, episode 5 of The Walking Dead, we see Dr. Jenner at the CDC recording a video journal, which, it is implied, he intends to send to his superiors (although he clearly suspects that they ...
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How long was Rick in the hospital?

I have always assumed that Rick was in the hospital for about 3 weeks. Several factors led me to this conclusion: The length of his beard; the fact that the IV bag was empty, but he didn't die of ...
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Why don't survivors in the Walking Dead use spears?

In the Walking Dead, a wide variety of both ranged and melee weapons are shown to be used. Drawbacks of either are noted and sometimes influence the plot (guns running out of bullets, risking bites ...
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How do zombies survive the winter?

OK so imagine a human wearing normal clothes: tshirt, pants etc., out in the middle of the winter. They wouldn't last long. Now replace that human with a zombie. Zombies have no blood circulation, ...
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What kept the Walkers away from Hershel's farm in TWD?

I was wondering, throught the 2nd season he see little to no zombies on Hershel's farm except when they were drawn there by Carl's gunshot. What would keep them away? There are people and livestock ...
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Defending against Walkers

In Episode 12 of Season 5 of The Walking Dead, the group arrives at How long have these survivors lived there? Did they build the wall before the walkers reached this area? (My first question. ...
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The Walking Dead: walking infected [duplicate]

It was stated earlier in the series that all the survivors are already infected with the zombie virus, which is why even someone killed by a gunshot will reanimate if their brain is intact. However, ...
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In The Walking Dead, would someone die if bitten by a zombie that had died from stab wounds and had a clean mouth?

In The Walking Dead, Season 3 episode 16 (Welcome to the Tombs) Milton is stabbed to death by the Governer then left in the same room Andrea is being held in to reanimate and kill Andrea. He hadn't ...
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In the Walking Dead, do older more decrepit zombies retain their eyesight? [duplicate]

Whenever we see a close up of a zombie's face, their eyes always appear to be a milky white / brown colour, which would lead me to believe they are blind. And, I'm assuming, they don't produce tears, ...
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Why did Rick not want to go with Aaron?

I watched The Distance (S05E11) but I just don't understand why didn't he want to go somewhere where he might get to stay instead of worrying Judith would attract the zombies?
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Will this character become a Zombie?

Can someone explain whether, following his death, given that his brain and head are intact on The Walking Dead will turn into a zombie.
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Why are the survivors in The Walking Dead (TV show) so keen on killing each other?

One thing that is bugging me with The Walking Dead is that it is implied (and often shown) that the biggest foes are not the zombies, but the other survivors. Throughout the series, we see groups of ...
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Maggie and Beth in the Season 5 of The Walking Dead?

At the end of the Season 4 midseason final, the group has to split into smaller groups of 2 or 3 peoples in go in different directions from the prison. Maggie goes with Bob and Sasha, and her only ...
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How durable are the Walkers in “The Walking Dead?”

In 'The Walking Dead' universe how fragile are the walkers physically? How tough are their bodies/bones compared to living humans?
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Walking Dead: Mystery of Michonne's walkers [duplicate]

Who were the two walkers Michonne used to walk with her in her first episodes? Were they his husband and friend? So why did she cut their arms?
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Did the little girls feed mice to walkers in The Walking Dead (season 4)?

Who fed mice to the walkers outside prison in Walking Dead season 4? I am assuming it was the little girls?
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The Walking dead Rick's inhumanity [closed]

In episode 12 of season 3 of The Walking Dead, why did; I realise that Rick is no hero by this point, but this felt out of character.
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Why don't zombies eventually die in the Walking Dead?

We know the zombies have a fairly simple existence, they can only perform basic functions (like walking) and only care for eating flesh. Yet in the Walking Dead series literally years are passing ...
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Why Is the landscape not toxic in The Walking Dead? [duplicate]

As clearly defined in Life After People Nuclear Power plants would melt down days to weeks after people disappeared. Now, I seriously doubt that anybody would stick around to even try to operate the ...
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The Walking Dead: wouldn't all nuclear reactors be down?

Since there is no electricity, wouldn't all the nuclear reactors around the country be down and already released radiation into the air? Why is there no sign of this?
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Are elderly zombies created from aged citizens less robust than zombies created from younger humans?

Has the Walking Dead canon addressed zombie ageism and featured old people zombies? Are the zombies that used to be elderly people less robust than the zombies created from younger people, or are they ...
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What is the source of the Infection in “The Walking Dead”? [duplicate]

What was the cause of the virus that turned dead people into zombies? For example, was it after a nuclear blast or explosion? Was the virus in food or water? Or did the virus surface because of a post ...
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Where did the term “Zombie” originate from? [closed]

As I said above, where did the term "Zombie" originate from? Why can't we just call them the "reanimated"?
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Why is there no electricity available in the Walking Dead Series?

I've been wondering this for a while. Why is there no electricity in the post apocalyptic world?
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Walking Dead - Corpses in Cars not zombified. Why? [duplicate]

In season 2, episode 1 of the Waking Dead, there is a scene in which dead people are shown in their cars, not having been zombified. However, we know from a later revelation that everyone is infected ...
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Why was the episode “Self-Help” almost pulled?

Michael Cudlitz (Abraham) posted on Twitter that Self-Help (S05E05) was almost pulled by the network. There have been a number of articles guessing what censors may have objected to, but they all ...
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In The Walking Dead, did Carol lie to Rick and Tyrese?

In The Walking Dead episode Indifference, Carol tells Rick that However, I suspect that Carol might have lied to Rick and Tyrese in order to protect Lizzie. There are lots of spoilers below, so if ...
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Why don't some people turn when killed by a Walker?

For example, meaning they should have turned also.... no?
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If walkers get weaker over time can they eventually die off?

Is it possible that since walkers get weaker over time that they eventually die off? For example, enough time passes and they wither away. How do I know they are decomposing? From season to season ...
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Does a Walker's senses diminish with time?

Based on this answer I started thinking about whether or not a Walker's senses will diminish over time. We know that they at least have a sense of sight, hearing and smell, as evidenced S5E01 (and ...
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In the Walking Dead, has the rest of the world already starved to death?

Because of the abundance of supermarkets, stockpiled canned goods and weapons in the USA (survivalists come to mind. Do they actually even exists outside the USA?) , is it safe to assume that those ...
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Why doesn't anyone use shuriken for weapons in the Walking Dead?

Shuriken are small throwing knives used by assassins in Feudal era Japan and China. They were used as part of warriors and assassins equipment in combat and were fast, quiet and reusable. They can ...
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Why don't they use short wave radios in the walking dead?

Charging the batteries using solar powered chargers could work right?
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S05E01 Ιs the man who talked to the sanctuary people Νegan?

At the end of the episode a man is talking to the sanctuary people who are trapped in a box. Could this man possibly be Negan?
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Would putting a grenade down the barrel of the tank really blow up the cockpit? [closed]

In The Walking Dead, S4E8: Too Far Gone, Daryl takes a grenade and tosses it down the barrel of a tank. After a few seconds when you hear it bouncing around, some people abandon the cockpit and then ...
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In The Walking Dead Season 4, why did the Governor… [spoilers]

The Governor hooks up with Martinez's group, and they play a game of golf from the roof of a caravan. Why? He repeats the words "I don't want it" while doing this, yet his actions afterward show ...
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What's the significance of the open to the pilot of The Walking Dead?

The pilot episode of The Walking dead opens with Rick at a gas station. I can't remember why he was there (besides the obvious possibility of him getting gas). He encounters a zombie child, she rounds ...
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Why do Walkers' abilities change from season to season? [duplicate]

In season 1 walkers can pick up rocks and break windows, climb fences and appear to look around. in later seasons they only walk and are easily distracted by noise. Why have their abilities changed?
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The Walking Dead - Why do the dead in first episode not turn?

I recently found out that in the series, somewhere at the end of season 2, that Shane turned into a walker without being bit, and later Rick tells the group of what Dr Jenner had earlier confessed to ...
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Can people who died of a brain tumor come back as a zombie in The Walking Dead?

If a person kills themself by shooting themself in their head, they can't come back as a walker, but what about people who died of a brain tumor? Can they come back as walkers or are their brains too ...
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In The Walking Dead, what are the “rules” of zombie “camouflage”? [duplicate]

I'm a little confused by this whole blending in with zombies business. This much I do know: Michone and Andrea are able to camouflage themselves for an entire winter with Michones two walkers. ...
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What is wrong with Lizzie (the young blonde girl)?

Spoilers: So what was wrong with her? Did she develop some kind of "zombiphilia"? Is it also related with Carol's training in the past? Related question: She was also shooting zombies sometimes, ...
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Couldn't Daryl have “claimed” Rick, Carl and Michonne as per the rules of his group?

It seems like an easy way around the predicament, and with less violence. The group leader seemed to be a stickler for the rules he created.