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Walking Dead credits Andrew Lincoln

Are you ready for the latest Walking Dead conspiracy theory? There’s a rumor going around that the producers of The Walking Dead might have done a little foreshadowing and included hidden messages in the credits for season three of The Walking Dead.

For instance, Andrew Lincoln’s name appears next to Rick Grimes’ badge, lying in the dirt. Could the way the badge is on the ground be symbolizing Rick’s moral struggles during season three? Rick passed by the hiker on the way to his hometown and he was going to turn Michonne over to The Governor, before finally having a change of heart and taking in the Woodbury refugees in the finale.

Ok, so maybe that explanation sounds like a stretch, but some of the other images next to names in the credits offer even more compelling stories. For example, Sarah Wayne Callies’ and Laurie Holden’s names appear next to two shell casings. Of course, they both died by a bullet to the head in order to avoid transforming into walkers. Could the shell casings have been foreshadowing their deaths by bullet?

Walking Dead credits Sarah Wayne Callies

Walking Dead credits Laurie Holden

Norman Reedus’ name appears next to two arrows in the credit. That one is pretty straightforward as Daryl is known for using a crossbow as his weapon of choice. Daryl also got a new crossbow during season three. The fact that there are two arrows could also symbolize Daryl reuniting with his brother Merle.

Walking Dead credits Norman Reedus

Steven Yeun’s name appears next to a pocket watch. Of course, Hershel gave Glenn a pocket watch, and one of the plot lines in season three revolved around how the pocket watch helped Glenn to realize he should ask Maggie to marry him.

Walking Dead  credits Steven Yeun

Lori and Andrea died by bullet before turning into walkers, and the actresses who played them had their names appear next to shell casings in the credits. Merle wasn’t as lucky as Lori and Andrea, as he turned full walker after getting shot in the chest by The Governor. So what does Michael Rooker’s name appear next to? Would you believe a close-up of a walker’s eye?

Walking Dead Credits Michael Rooker

Now, this one is just kind of funny. One of the biggest Walking Dead memes revolves around Carl staying in the house. So what does Chandler Riggs’ name appear on top of in the credits? Yes, you got it, a house!

Walking Dead credits Chandler Riggs

Seven cast member names matched up pretty well with seven credit images that seem to relate to their characters. However, these last three we’re kind of stumped on. Lauren Cohan’s name appears next to a graveyard, Danai Gurira’s name appears near light shining through from under a door, and David Morrissey’s name appears between a couple tattered window curtains. Of course, the graves could symbolize that Maggie (Lauren Cohan) was with Lori as she was dying, and the light under the door could symbolize that Michonne (Danai Gurira) was behind a door with Andrea, when Andrea shot herself. As far as David Morrissey (The Governor), we’re at a complete loss as to what his credit image might have related to.

Walking Dead Credits Lauren Cohan

Walking Dead credits Danai Gurira

Walking Dead credits David Morrissey

Amazing Walking Dead Recap Video.

*Contains spoilers from seasons 1-3*

Fun Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes) Interview

What Would You DO?

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'Walking Dead' Recap: Let's Talk Truce

Rick and the Governor finally meet face to face

This week: Daryl makes a new friend! Hershel and Milton hit it off! And Michonne’s time with the Prison Gang might be drawing to a close.

Rick took Carl on a guns ‘n’ ammo run back to their hometown of Kings County, Georgia. Michonne came along and finally clicked with other humans, helping Carl rescue a beloved family portrait and confessing to Rick that she also used to see things that weren’t there. Back home, Rick reconnected with Morgan, his long-ago savior from the early days of the zombcopalypse. Morgan’s mind clouded over after his son turned zombie, and now he spends his days booby-trapping the town and keeping it clear of walkers. Rick and company refused to stop to help a backpacker and after he bit it, or rather, got bit, they snagged his pack and added it to their new stash of supplies. 

So, somehow Andrea managed to set up a summit between Rick and the Governor. Maybe she drove to the prison and handed them an invitation, maybe she sent a carrier pigeon, or maybe she used smoke signals. However she made it happen, Rick meets the Gov in an empty barn. Rick’s allies, Daryl and Hershel, wait outside, along with the Gov’s two best bros Milton and Martinez. The Governor drops his weapons to show Rick he’s serious about truce-talking, although of course he’s taped another gun to the treaty-making table. (Spoilers: He never actually uses this weapon. Chekhov’s gun theory – finally disproved!) Andrea storms into the barn upset that they’ve started the negotiation process without her. After all, before the zombpocalypse, she was a lawyer. So she’s well-versed in these sorts of meetings and she wants to run the show. The Governor shoos her away because he has no time for womenfolk intruding on his serious man-to-man time.

Rick offers a proposal: the Prison Gang gets the land west of the river and the Woodburians get the land to the east. No one crosses the boundary lines, no one trades, no making friends. The Governor is not into this kind of negotiation. He wants one thing and one thing only: Rick’s surrender.

Rick tries to appeal to the Governor’s sense of moral duty to his people – they’re both leaders and they both want to keep their posses alive, so oughtn’t they try to lead correctly, Mister Governor? The Gov plays dirty, bringing up Baby Judith and her uncertain paternity. Low blow, sir. Luckily, he brought whiskey so let’s get drunk and hammer out the terms of this deal! Right on!

Outside the barn, Hershel and Milton start to bond over scientific research and discovery when we hear some fearsome zombie snarls. Daryl and Martinez sniff each other’s butts while taking out walkers and grudgingly earn each other’s respect due to their hardcore zombie-killing skillz. It’s nice to see some solid male friendships developing on this show. Man time! Bro down! Let’s smoke zombie cigarettes and talk about girls and beer! They acknowledge that this summit is a load of total bullshit – no matter what happens inside that barn, there’s still going to be a massive showdown. Milton grills Hershel about his amputation and asks to see his stump. You’ve gotta buy a man a drink before you ask for something so intimate, buddy! Chuckles abound.

Hershel strikes up a chat with Andrea after she’s kicked out of the barn. She’s having a bit of an existential crisis, especially after Hershel reveals that the Governor almost did some very dirty and nasty stuff to his daughter. What will she do? She’s dating a very deranged man! Hershel insists that she belongs with the Prison Gang – will she give up her plush bed and all the comforts of Woodbury and her boyyyyyfriend to rejoin her friends? Her friends might also be crazy, but mayhaps they are slightly less cray-cray than the Governor. After all, they don’t keep zombie heads floating in aquariums. (Yet?)

The Governor knows that Rick brought back a massive haul of weapons from his daytrip to Kings County. And he knows that any future battle will take out most of his people. He takes off his eye patch and shows Rick his gory wound. The Governor wants Michonne. If Rick gives her up to the Governor, this standoff ends today. One woman’s life for the lives of everyone else. Oh fuck. Just when we’re starting to like her!

Back at the prison, the Still Alives stash weapons and ammo all over their fortress in preparation for the eventual battle with Team Woodbury. Merle insists that they need to seize this opportunity and attack, taking out the Governor once and for all. Glenn insists they can’t put Rick’s life in danger. Merle does not like it when other people question his authori-tay and shit gets heated. Merle doesn’t need Glenn’s permission, especially when his beloved baby brother’s life is on the line. Merle tells Glenn to nut up. Glenn refuses. Merle beats up Glenn (again). Someone fires a shot! It’s Beth, the farmer’s daughter, (Beth, the lovely farmer’s daughter), strapping on a set of ovaries and taking charge.

Glenn steps outside to stand watch and Maggie joins him. Glenn is still trying to protect her after everything that happened to her when they were hostages at Woodbury. They finally reconnect and start making out in front of all these zombies. Gross! Glenn leads her inside and things get hot and heavy. The whole time they’re making out, I am screaming at my TV. You can’t have sex in a zombie movie! That’s a basic rule of horror films! If you have sex, you’re going to DIE. But they love each so much that they’re able to get jiggy with it and still survive. That’s the power of love! (Cue the Huey Lewis). I just hope they picked up condoms on one of their supply runs because unprotected sex when you’re living in a prison surrounded by zombies is really Bad Idea Jeans.

In the treaty-barn, the men are getting tipsy. Rick wants to know why the Governor wants to kill Michonne so damn badly. They strike a bargain – if Rick gives up Michonne, the Governor will stop trying to kill the Prison Gang. He gives Rick two days to think about it, and then they’ll reconvene in the barn at noon.

The Gov takes his men (and his girlfriend) back to Woodbury, and Rick and his team return to the prison. The Governor tells Martinez to take out the entire prison gang when they return, keeping Michonne alive. Milton is upset about this impending slaughter. The Gov thanks Andrea for her lawyering skills but refuses to discuss the terms of the deal (or his secret plans to massacre her friends). Rick tells his people that he had a long chat with the Gov, mano-a-mano. He lies and tells them that The Gov wants the prison and wants to kill all of them – so this means war. RIGHT ON. The Prison Gang vs. Woodbury! It’s so fucking on!

Hershel finds Rick to discuss their plans for this upcoming battle. Rick confesses that the Governor gave him a choice – if Rick gives over Michonne, then they can prevent this war. Is that the right answer? Will the Governor just kill them all anyway? Rick lied to his people because they need to be scared. (Excellent leadership skills.) Because if they’re terrified, then they might be okay with handing over Michonne. But Michonne has saved everyone’s life and she’s earned her place in the prison. But would either of them sacrifice their own children’s lives for Michonne? Moral quandary. Rick hopes Hershel can talk him out of this decision. There must be another solution, Rick! Or take a cue from the Governor and just plan a massive ambush! How about a big double secret ambush from both sides? You can wear camo and paint your faces and go all Doomsday Preppers on each other? Please? Because, dear Rick, if you turn over Michonne to be tortured and murdered and probably a lot of mean, nasty things in between, you’re a pretty horrible dude. Search deep inside yourself, lawman! There must be some shred of humanity hidden somewhere in that still-beating heart of yours.

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Daryl Dixon Quotes - The Walking Dead

Daryl Dixon Quotes - The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead’ Season 4 Begins Filming in May, Premieres in October

You’ve got to hand it to AMC’s The Walking Dead, despite all the creative shake-ups and behind-the-scenes reorganizations the show continues to roll along, shattering cable television ratings records in the process.

While the series is currently pushing through the final five episodes of season 3 – with the finale, ‘Welcome to the Tombs,’ airing on March 31 – the network recently announced that the cast and crew would once again gather in Atlanta, Georgia, as filming on season 4 is scheduled to commence on May 6.

In addition to the production announcement, AMC also officially stated that The Walking Dead writer Scott M. Gimple would be taking the reins as showrunner from the departing Glen Mazzara. But according to the network, Gimple isn’t the only one on the Walking Dead staff getting a promotion; co-executive producer and special effects makeup guru Greg Nicotero and producer Tom Luse have also been officially bumped up to executive producer status on the show.

How the shifting of personnel will affect the season 4 storyline (and beyond) is anyone’s guess, but as for the principles involved, i.e., Robert Kirkman and Joel Stillerman, AMC’s executive vice president of original programming, a sense of optimism abounds.

In regard to season 4 and Mazzara’s replacement, Kirkman had this to say:

“Scott has been an essential part of this show since he came aboard at the very beginning of season two. He’s contributed to guiding this show in a substantial way that has resulted in a lot of the key scenes and storylines fans have dubbed signature moments of ‘The Walking Dead.’ I am thrilled to begin work on a brand new season of ‘The Walking Dead’ with Scott at the helm, and I truly believe we could be embarking on what will be the best season of this show yet.”

Stillerman continued to praise Gimple’s writing efforts on the show and goes on to commend the contributions of Nicotero and Luse that have helped keep the show running and no doubt aided considerably in its incredible success.

 ”Scott’s voice has been an integral one since he joined the show. Greg Nicotero is a true artist whose work is simply brilliant. And, Tom Luse has really created the machine that allows this very large show to get made week-to-week. We congratulate all three in their new roles on the series and look forward to ramping up production on season four.”

Norman Reedus in The Walking Dead Home

With season 3 still running, neither Kirkman nor Stillerman had much to say regarding the direction Gimple was planning on taking the series. But if reports concerning one key aspect of Mazzara’s firing are to be believed, whatever Gimple has planned will likely be a storyline that Kirkman has already given some serious input on. For his part in the season 4 announcement,  Gimple simply offered a few words on his new role and his devotion to The Walking Dead, rather than speak specifically about where Rick and Co. were headed in the next 16 episodes.

“I’m thrilled to continue the tradition of the spectacular, cinematic, horrifying, exciting and emotional storytelling of ‘The Walking Dead.’ I’m a huge fan of the comics, and started with the show on the other side of the set, as an avid viewer. Over the past two years, it’s been an incredible privilege making such great television with the best cast and crew I’ve ever worked with – I can’t wait to make some more.”

Gimple is credited with writing several episodes of the series, including ‘Hounded‘ and the penultimate episode of season 3, ‘This Sorrowful Life.’ Gimple also penned the season 2 episode ‘Pretty Much Dead Already‘ – which, oddly enough, would mark the end of Frank Darabont’s time on the series, and the beginning of Mazzara’s brief stint as showrunner.

At any rate, let the Gimple era of The Walking Dead officially begin.


The Walking Dead season 4 will premiere in October 2013.

Daryl Dixon - The Walking Dead

Daryl Dixon - The Walking Dead