Total Nerd The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season  

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List Rules The Best Walking Dead episodes, no matter how popular they are. From Every Season

List of the best Walking Dead episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. AMC's wildly successful show chronicles the survivors of the zombie apocalypse. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Walking Dead episodes of all time are. Fans of The Walking Dead are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

This list includes everything from "TS-19" to "Seed". What is the best Walking Dead episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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No Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
camila added Nov 29 1972 A nun has secrets that are hindering her recovery from a beating and rape.

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Pretty Much Dead Already is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Nov 27 2011 Hershel sets a deadline. All secrets are out in the open. Glenn stands up for himself and Shane takes charge.

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The Grove is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
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Days Gone Bye is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Oct 31 2010 "Days Gone Bye" is the first episode of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead. It originally aired on AMC in the United States on October 31, 2010. The episode ...more

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What Lies Ahead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Oct 16 2011 "What Lies Ahead" is the first episode of the second season of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead. It originally aired on AMC in the United States on ...more

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Crossed is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
dcandps added Aug 15 2012 After fortifying the church with Carl and Michonne, Rick, Sasha, and Tyreese accompany Daryl and Noah to Atlanta to rescue Beth and Carol.  Toby starts doubting his abilities after Michelle questions the veracity of his insights during their investigation into a wealthy philanthropist's murder.

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Tell It to the Frogs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Nov 14 2010 After returning to the camp with the department store survivors and an emotional reunion with his wife and son, Rick decides to go against Shane's advice and go back to Atlanta for Merle Dixon ...more

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TS-19 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Dec 05 2010 Rick and the group are allowed into the CDC by a strange doctor, but all is not what it seems in their newfound haven.

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Cherokee Rose is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Nov 06 2011 "Cherokee Rose" is the fourth episode of the second season of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead, which aired on AMC in the United States on November 6, ...more

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When the Dead Come Knocking is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Nov 25 2012 The governor seeks information; a new guest at the prison forces Rick's hand.

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Hounded is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Nov 18 2012 As Andrea grows closer to the Governor, Michonne makes a decision about Woodbury. Glenn and Maggie go on a run. Rick struggles.

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Wildfire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Nov 28 2010 "Wildfire" is the fifth episode of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead. It originally aired on AMC in the United States on November 28, 2010. The episode was ...more

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Guts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Nov 07 2010 Rick unknowingly causes a group of survivors to be trapped by walkers. The group dynamic devolves from accusations to violence, as Rick must confront an enemy far more dangerous than the

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Seed is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Oct 14 2012 Host Chris Hardwick discusses The Walking Dead episode “Seed” with guests Glen Mazarra and Danai Gurira.

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Secrets is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Nov 20 2011 Secrets are told and secrets are revealed. Hershel refuses to acknowledge the world’s new reality. Andrea comes out of her shell. Everyone is becoming more and more aware that “everything is ...more

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Bloodletting is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Oct 23 2011 Rick discovers a possible safe haven. Shane must go on a dangerous mission to get needed medical supplies.

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Save the Last One is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Oct 30 2011 The group desperately awaits Shane's return. Shane finds himself trapped in a school, surrounded by the undead. Daryl and Andrea search for someone in the woods.

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Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Feb 12 2012 Rick and the others try to restore order in the aftermath of a terrible discovery. Hershel takes up an old habit and disappears, Rick and Glenn must follow him into town.

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Chupacabra is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Nov 13 2011 "Chupacabra" is the fifth episode of the second season of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead. It originally aired on AMC in the United States on November ...more

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18 Miles Out is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Feb 26 2012 Rick and Shane are in conflict over the fate of an outsider; Andrea helps Hershel's daughter face a crucial decision.

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The Suicide King is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Feb 10 2013 After the invasion of Woodbury by Rick’s group, Daryl and Merle are captured by The Governor. Rick decides the fate of Tyreese’s group.

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Judge, Jury, Executioner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Mar 04 2012 "Judge, Jury, Executioner" is the eleventh episode of the second season of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead. It originally aired on AMC in the United ...more

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Four Walls and a Roof (1) is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
AdaelIrizarry added Dec 01 1996 Financial hardships of the Great Depression hit Honey Bailey and her family, changing the life they had known.

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Walk with Me is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Oct 28 2012 Andrea and Michonne find a new community of survivors; a decision must be made.

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Triggerfinger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Feb 19 2012 Rick, Hershel and Glen are trapped and fight to survive; Shane finds Lori in danger.

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Made to Suffer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Dec 02 2012 "Made to Suffer" is the eighth episode and mid-season finale of the third season of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead. It was directed by Billy Gierhart ...more

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Too Far Gone is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
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Beside the Dying Fire is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Mar 18 2012 Rick and Carl find the farm in jeopardy; the group is split up in the chaos; Rick's leadership is questioned.

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Say the Word is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Nov 11 2012 "Say the Word" is the fifth episode of the third season of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead. It was written by Angela Kang and directed by Greg Nicotero, ...more

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Welcome to the Tombs is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Mar 31 2013 Rick and the others consider the defense of the prison as the Governor's impending attack looms.

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Better Angels is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Mar 11 2012 "Better Angels" is the twelfth episode of the second season of the post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead, which aired on AMC in the United States and Canada on ...more

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Killer Within is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Nov 04 2012 The group is severed, placing lives in jeopardy; Merle has a request for the Governor.

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Here's Not Here is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
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Slabtown is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
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Beth awakes in a hospital in the middle of Atlanta controlled by what's left of the police force. Now she must find a way out while being harassed by both the officer in charge, Dawn Lerner, and one of her deputies.

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Indifference is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
The supply mission faces hurdles; the situation at the prison worsens.

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Still is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Walking Dead Episodes From Every Season
Brando3 added Daryl Dixon and Beth Greene explore the woods, coming across a country club and an old cabin Daryl had previously discovered, where they drink moonshine and learn more personal information about each other. It is the first episode of the series to feature only two of the main characters.