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The Best Seasons of 'Fear the Walking Dead' 

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Updated October 18, 2019 702 votes 260 voters 5.4k views 5 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite seasons of the Fear the Walking Dead.

It's such a great show, so let's rank every season of Fear the Walking Dead from best to worst. In case you're not familiar with the show, Fear the Walking Dead is an AMC zombie fest series that continues all the terrifying fun of the original The Walking Dead. Fear the Walking Dead follows a group of survivors, such as the Clark family, whose admittedly dysfunctional lives are made even worse when a virus breaks out, causing the state of California to descend into undead chaos. 

If you're a fan of Fear the Walking Dead, then come on in and cast your vote for your favorite season, in order to let others out there know which season was the best. If you're new to the world of Fear the Walking Dead, then here you'll find a brief overview along with each season, as well as discover which ones are the best as voted on by fans. 

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Fear the Walking Dead - Season 3

The third season of Fear the Walking Dead premiered on June 4, 2017 and contains 16 episodes. This season finds the Clarks escaping to a ranch with a group of survivors.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "100," "Brother's Keeper," and "Sleigh Ride."

Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

  • Madison, Travis, Alicia, Nick, and Luciana are taken captive by the military.
  • The military compound is attacked by the infested.
  • A group of survivors form a militia.
Was this a good season?
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Fear the Walking Dead - Season 1

The first season of Fear the Walking Dead premiered on August 23, 2015 and contains 6 episodes. This season introduces The Walking Dead fans to the beginnings of the zombie apocalypse.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "So Close, Yet So Far," "The Dog," and "The Good Man."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • Nick flees after waking up in a heroin den to find his friend eating someone.
  • Nick, Madeline, and Travis are attacked by an undead drug dealer.
  • Liza makes a terrible choice after being bitten. 
Was this a good season?
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Fear the Walking Dead - Season 2

The second season of Fear the Walking Dead premiered on April 10, 2016 and contains 16 episodes. This season finds the Clarks and other refugees taking to the water in search of safety.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Ouroboros," "Blood In the Streets," and "Wrath."

Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

  • Troy learns of an impending attack.
  • The boat's engine malfunctions.
  • Nick makes a bloody realization. 
Was this a good season?
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Fear the Walking Dead - Season 4

The fourth season of Fear the Walking Dead premiered on April 15, 2018 and contains 16 episodes. This season finds Morgan Jones joining the survivors.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "What's Your Story," "Good Out Here," and "Laura."

Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

  • Morgan leaves Virginia for the Texas border where he meets the Clarks and their friends.
  • The survivors take refuge in a baseball stadium. 
  • The survivors come up against another militia group known as the 'Vultures.'
Was this a good season?