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18 Things You Didn't Know About The Walking Dead

Updated May 6, 2020 5.5m views18 items

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 35 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, the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series, Drama. Over 17 million people watched the season five premiere. 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, and be sure to check out more shows like The Walking Dead.

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  • Zombies Look Worse Over Time

    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

    Originally, it was covered in BBQ sauce to make it tastier for the actors, but the sauce was ruining the walkers' makeup, so now the meat is soaked in vinegar

  • Daryl's Crossbow is Sold At Walmart for $300

    You too, can own the same exact compound bow Daryl uses in the show! The Horton Scout HD 125 can be purchased on Ebay for a little less than $300.

  • More People Were Killed by the Living Than the Dead in Season 3

    During season 3, there were 17 human deaths. 14 were actually killed by fellow living beings, while only three were the victims of walker attacks.