Zombie apocalypse series that runs both in comics and TV.

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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 about killing Karen?

In The Walking Dead episode Indifference, Carol tells Rick that she killed Tyrese's girlfriend. However, I suspect that Carol might have lied to Rick and Tyrese in order to protect Lizzie: Lizzie's ...
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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.
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Was Carl sexually violated?

It is unclear the way the scene is shot whether or not Carl was violated sexually by the thug who was holding him to the ground, or if he was saved from it. (After Daryl's group found Rick and began ...
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Bite vs Blood Infection [duplicate]

When people get bit they turn into zombies however when they kill a zombie in close quarters, their face, mouth, eyes, nose and any cuts they have exposed get covered in zombie blood but they don't ...
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The Walking Dead “Alone” timeline [closed]

At the beginning of the episode Alone (S04E13) Daryll and Glenn pull up on someone new named Bob (Stookey) but Daryll is really with Maggie's sister and Glenn is alone. This makes no sense.
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In the Walking Dead, why did some people not turn after being infected? [closed]

The airborne zombie-virus outbreak happens. Lots of people turn without being bit; other people don't. Do they ever explain why?
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Why hasn’t Rick turned into a Walker?

In the first season Shane says that Rick died and had no heart beat. That in itself would qualify him as "dead." So how is it that Rick has not turned into a walker, while I though it could have ...
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Do zombies need oxygen in Walking Dead?

Cells need oxygen to function and clearly the cells in a zombie are at least partly functional. In the Walking Dead, do zombies need oxygen? Can they breathe? If they don't have functional respiratory ...
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If everyone is infected with the zombie virus, would a non-life threatening “bite” turn a human into a zombie? [duplicate]

It seems to me that if everyone is infected so that even a natural death would turn a human into a zombie, why is there concern over non-lethal zombie bites? For example, the need to cut off ...
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If Maggie believes zombies are sick people, why does she kill one in her first scene

Maggie and Hershel are revealed to believe that the zombies are sick people who might be treated at some point. Why in the first scene we meet Maggie does she bash a zombie that's attacking Andrea ...
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Would preserved bodies (such as ones encased in ice) reanimate when thawed out?

Do people that have been dead but preserved, like an ice man, reanimate if they were thawed out of the ice in the TV show The Walking Dead? I have seen many episodes and read many FAQ's but have not ...
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Why didn't Michonne's tied-up zombies try to eat her? [duplicate]

Just because she chopped off their arms and de-toothed them, wouldn't they still be clamoring to eat her, like all the other walkers?
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In The Walking Dead, if everyone is infected, why are the zombies trying to eat them and not other zombies? [duplicate]

If everyone is infected, why are the zombies trying to eat them and not other zombies?
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Why were there no remains left in the “Killer Within” episode of The Walking Dead?

In one of the episodes of The Walking Dead, "Killer Within" ...
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Walking Dead zombies sense of smell - then and now

The fact that Walking Dead zombies used to be smarter has been discussed. (They used to do things like pick up toys, look in peep holes, open door knobs, unzip tents, and pick up rocks to break ...
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Why didn't Michonne kill the Governor?

On the Walking Dead (the Graphic Novel, not the TV Series), right before Glenn, Rick and Michnone leave Woodbury, Michonne goes back and tortures the Governor. Why didn't she kill him? She must have ...
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What is the “endgame” of Rick's group in the Walking Dead?

They obviously lived awhile in the prison but is there an overall plan, such as finding an ultimately safe haven to live? Rejoining other members of society? Finding an island or something to isolate ...
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How do Zombies differentiate between a zombie and a human being?

Zombies are always after human beings. How do Zombies differentiate between a zombie and a human being? Why don't zombies eat each other?
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Was Rick aware of the Zombie Apocalypse before he was admitted to the hospital?

In The Walking Dead, Season 1 Episode 1, when Rick wakes up from the hospital, he is surprised to see his surrounding and "all the hell that got loose", although he had seen and shot a little Zombie ...
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In the Walking Dead, how did Rick determine who committed murder?

In S04E03 of The Walking Dead, Isolation, Rick discovered who murdered two of the sick people in prison. We are lead to believe that he somehow determined this from blood on a door, from where ...
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Why don't the people in The Walking Dead use more disguises?

So, it is established that using the bodily fluids of a zombie hides you from zombies. The characters know this. (They also may know that keeping semi-disabled zombies also works). Why don't they ...
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Does Michonne ever reveal who her pet walkers were?

So, Michonne's pet walkers: who were they, and where did they come from? Is it ever revealed? I guess this question would be directed more towards the comic book fans, since the best answer in the ...
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How was this character in season 4 - episode 1 of The Walking Dead infected?

Who/what infected him? I did notice something funky with his eyes and there were at least 2 closeups on the same zombie in the episode where the camera zoomed in on the zombie's eyes which were ...
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Decapitated Zombie heads active or dead? [duplicate]

Can a beheaded zombie still be active? Clara and the governor had zombie heads, but then how come when Michone decapitates a zombie all parts are officially dead?
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In The Walking Dead, how is Herschel walking without crutches?

Herschel can be seen walking without crutches towards the end of S04E01. Does he have a wooden leg?
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Clara wants to feed a zombie head? Why?

Clara wanted to feed a head? but the head had no stomach. She says that "the head" was getting weak. Why do the zombies eat? Do they starve to death if they are already dead?
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Why does Dr. Jenner seem to behave like he has more than a day left to survive?

Jenner's behaviour (towards the end of series 1) consistently seems a bit odd given the situation with the lack of fuel and imminent explosion, which he fully knows about. For instance, when Jenner ...
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What is the relation between The Walking Dead stories in different media?

The Walking Dead -title comes up in different media. There are the comics starting from 2003, the TV-series starting from 2010 and the computer game series starting from 2012. All of these are very ...
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In The Walking Dead…why aren't there more children zombies?

In The Walking Dead, why aren't there more children zombies?