The Walking Dead

Kristy Vang , Reporter

The AMC television show, The Walking Dead, first aired on October 31, 2010. “The Walking Dead” is played every Sunday at 9 p.m. “The Walking Dead” was based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman. The television show exemplifies life in the zombie apocalypse, which stresses the characters to learn how to survive. As of March 29, 2015, “The Walking Dead” has aired about 67 episode, and has just ended its fifth season. “The Walking Dead” is one of the most thrilling, suspenseful, and traumatic television series, developed by Frank Darabont.

The Walking Dead is a show that leaves me wanting more after every episode. ”

— Jordan Cramer, junior, Communications Technology

Andrew Lincoln plays the character Sheriff Rick Grimes, who is the leader of his surviving group and the father of Carl Grimes. Although Rick always try to keep the group safe and making rough decisions for the group, his character becomes darker and threatening because of the experiences with other surviving groups, such as the governor and “Terminus” group.

Norman Reedus plays the character Daryl Dixon, who is one of Rick’s closest friends within the group. Not only is he close with Rick, but he also have a close relationship with Carol Peletier, played by Melissa McBride, and Glenn Rhee, Steven Yeun.

When “The Walking Dead” first began with season one, Rick Grimes woke up from a coma during the zombie apocalypse. As he was investigating the disaster of the world after his coma, he started meeting with people and later formed alliances.

Even though Rick Grimes form alliances with many other survivors throughout every season, his group also had to face tragic and emotional experiences, which impacts each character.

“The Walking Dead” is a television show that everyone should watch.