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20 Things You Didn't Know About The Walking Dead  

Mike Calendrillo
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AMC's The Walking Dead has as many die-hard fans as any other television show on the planet. And if you call yourself a "Walking Dead-Head," then you know tons of little tidbits about your favorite zombie drama. But how many of these The Walking Dead facts are you actually familiar with? From where the cast members eat lunch to how many walkers are currently walking the planet, this Walking Dead list has got all of the juicy, gory details and factoids about our favorite zom-drom.

Did you know that some of the stunt doubles for The Walking Dead actors are pretty hilarious? Like Carl, who is a 15 year-old boy and has a stand-in that is a 31 year-old woman. Another fun piece of Walking Dead trivia: the zombies are actually eating ham with barbecue sauce on it, not flesh. Yum!

The Walking Dead has been nominated for many awards, including the Writers Guild of America Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series, Drama. Over 17 million people watched the season five premiere, making it the most-watched drama series telecast in basic cable history. If you're reading this list, you probably already know how good the show is, but we're betting you don't know all of these fun TWD behind-the-scenes facts! If you enjoy this fun The Walking Dead list, leave a comment and share it with your friends!

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Rick Carries Around a Bullet in His Pocket
Rick Carries Around a Bullet i... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 20 Things You Didn't Know About The Walking Dead
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Rick has kept the bullet inside his pants pocket that killed his wife, Lori, this entire time. 
Zombies Look Worse Over Time
Zombies Look Worse Over Time is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 20 Things You Didn't Know About The Walking Dead
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During the course of the past five seasons, the walkers have deteriorated, appearing even more pale, gray, and decomposed to show elapsed time. 
The Flesh the Walkers Eat is Ham
The Flesh the Walkers Eat is H... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 20 Things You Didn't Know About The Walking Dead
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Originally, it was covered in BBQ sauce to make it tastier for the actors, but the vinegar in the sauce was melting the walkers' makeup, so they had to forgo it.
Daryl's Crossbow is Sold At Walmart for $300
Daryl's Crossbow is Sold A... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 20 Things You Didn't Know About The Walking Dead
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You too, can own the same exact compound bow Daryl uses in the show! The Horton Scout HD 125 can be purchased at Walmart for around $300.