Interesting facts about the TV series "The Walking Dead» (The Walking Dead)

Today we decided to share with you another avalanche of interesting facts. This time, let's talk about the show, which literally blew cable television in the United States and found a huge army of fans around the world.

The plot of the series "The Walking Dead» (The Walking Dead) based on the eponymous comic book, but differs significantly more detail. The series tells the story, which begins six months after the zombie apocalypse has begun. A group of people find themselves face to face with death, trying to survive. It's time to move on to the fun facts.

Of the 20 characters in the series, only half exist in comics.

In the first season of the word "zombie" does not sound even once.

Edwin Jenner name of the doctor in the series is not accidental. British scientist Edward Jenner pioneered the vaccine. He invented the first to introduce into the human body non-hazardous vaccinia virus, as a defense against infection.

Actors playing zombies, pre-trained in a special zombie school, in order to realistically go and make any movement.

As in the first episode of the first season Grimes scored his first "zombakov" blood on his shirt looks like a smiling skull.

Daryl Dixon weapon is a crossbow «Horton Scout HD 125».

To create the most memorable of the living dead took more than three hours of preparation.

As admitted Chandler Riggs, who plays Carl Grimes, when it needs to look dramatic, it is that his favorite dog dies.

During all the days of shooting, the actors playing zombies, dined together, but separately from those who played people.

Carl wears a T-shirt with a print «Science Dog», another project of the author of the series Robert Kirkman.

The thirteenth episode of the second season was filmed in a rather cold night, so the film crew after filming had to with the help of computer graphics to remove steam from the mouths of zombies :)

The ratio of zombies and people living in the series about 5,000 to one.

Real name T-Dog - Theodore Douglas.

Actor Jeffrey DeMunn, who plays Dale, filmed in all the films, where the author was listed Frank Darabont.

City King County, where I came from Rick Grimes, in fact does not exist. Darabont thus paid tribute to his friend Stephen King.

The final episode of the second season, watched by more than 9 million people, which was a new record in the history of cable television. Previous record belonged to the first episode of the same season (7, 3 million viewers).

And at the end of the most joyous fact.! October 4 this year kicks off the third season of the show. The first episode is called «Seed».


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