Questions tagged [fear-the-walking-dead]

"Fear the Walking Dead" is a horror series produced by AMC, which debuted in August 2015. It is a spinoff of the enormously popular series "The Walking Dead". Use with [the-walking-dead] tag.

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Are there really survivors in the Walking Dead?

The living on this show, all have the zombie virus correct? So we get to the end, civilization starts to come back, survivors die, and now more zombies. Their children I would assume would have it ...
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How long has the apocalypse been going on?

In The Walking Dead, the outbreak starts in an unknown year, but we know that Carl had to have been at least ten and the show has been going on for six years now and then by the time it's season six ...
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Has Robert Kirkman ever commented on whether humans can safely consume zombie meat?

I want to know if there's word of god to be had here. What I did find is close, but not quite definitive: Animals can eat zombies Animals can drink zombie-contaminated water Kirkman says people can ...
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How widespread is the infection in The Walking Dead?

In The Walking Dead we see thousands of walkers. Is the infection that causes this just in Atlanta, all of America, or is it the whole world? I feel like they don't make that clear in the show or the ...
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What are all the different names survivors have called zombies?

I know that in the television series, zombies have been called walkers and biters, and a couple of other names that I can't recall. Each group of survivors tends to have their own name for the ...
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Are newborns infected in The Walking Dead?

In the Walking Dead TV show, the only information we have about the virus is that everybody is infected. We don't know how the virus spread through the population. We don't know if it is in the air, ...
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Severed Heads in Walking Dead

How can a severed head still make the gurgling, throaty growls and grunts without any lungs? For that matter, how do skeletal zombies make the noises as well?
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Why doesn't zombie blood coagulate?

In The Walking Dead (as opposed to the book World War Z, for instance), it has been consistently shown that zombies have red, liquid blood, apparently indistinguishable from human blood. But we know ...
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Why is Madison not infected in Fear the Walking Dead?

In the first episode of Fear the Walking Dead, Madison clearly gets bitten by a zombie. Why did this bite not kill her like the other victims? Is she maybe a type of a cure in the apocalypse?
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Fear the Walking Dead gate

In The Good Man (S01E06) Is there a reason why they wouldn't do this?
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Why were the soldiers using a .50 caliber anti-matériel rifle to kill a single zombie?

In the Fear the Walking Dead episode Cobalt (S01E05), the soldiers in charge of our protagonists' neighborhood made a strange decision while outside the wire. After spotting a solitary zombie, they ...
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Did the Army kill survivors outside of the safe zone?

I just watched the 4th episode of Fear the Walking Dead and while the whole modus operandi of the Army made total sense to me, one thing bothers me: in the final scene one can see a firefight in the ...
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Has anyone revealed why the word “zombie” is used in the comics, but not on the show(s)?

In The Walking Dead comics, the word "zombie" wasn't used at first, but fairly early in the series, it was introduced. Rick initially thought it was too silly to mention, but eventually accepted that ...
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Is there any evidence that Frank Dillane is signed for the next season of Fear the Walking Dead?

So far, my favorite character on Fear the Walking Dead is Nick Clark, played by the actor Frank Dillane. I know The Walking Dead well enough to realize that this is precisely what the producers ...
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Why did Nick have a grand mal seizure?

In the second episode of Fear the Walking Dead, Nick, a heroin addict, has just begun to suffer the effects of withdrawal, when he suddenly appears to have a grand mal seizure. I've done some ...
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Why did the family in Fear the Walking Dead give up so easily?

In the second, and most recent, episode of Fear the Walking Dead, the main characters are preparing to flee Los Angeles to the desert, where they hope to wait out the crisis. This seems strange, ...
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When did the first on-screen bite occur on The Walking Dead?

I'm rewatching the first two episodes of Fear the Walking Dead, and I just realized that you don't really see anyone being bitten in either episode, except perhaps in a shaky video taken from a ...
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Why is Fear the Walking Dead skipping a week?

The first episode of Fear the Walking Dead aired last Sunday (the 23rd). The second episode aired last night (the 30th). Next Sunday (the 6th), AMC will replay the first two episodes. The third ...
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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.