The Walking Dead

74% Essential | Most Essential e1 | 6 Episodes
Days Gone Bye

S1E1: Days Gone Bye

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Rick searches for his family after emerging from a coma; Morgan and Duane help teach Rick the new rules for survival.

Guts

S1E2: Guts

Essential: 75% Yes | 25% No

Rick unknowingly causes a group of survivors to be trapped by walkers; Rick must confront an enemy more dangerous than the undead.

Tell It to the Frogs

S1E3: Tell It to the Frogs

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

Rick goes back to Atlanta to save a man's life; Lori and Shane deal with the surprise return of someone they thought was dead.

Vatos

S1E4: Vatos

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

Another group of survivors threatens Rick, Daryl, T-Dog and Glenn, sending Rick's mission to Atlanta awry; Jim becomes unhinged back at camp.

Wildfire

S1E5: Wildfire

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

Rick leads the group to the CDC hoping to cure an infected Jim, who must make a terrible life-and-death decision.

TS-19

S1E6: TS-19

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Rick and the group are allowed into the CDC by a strange doctor; all is not what it seems in their newfound haven.

53% Essential | Most Essential e1 | 13 Episodes
What Lies Ahead

S2E1: What Lies Ahead

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Rick leads the group out of Atlanta; the group is stopped by a threat unlike anything anyone has seen before; the search for someone who has gone missing.

Bloodletting

S2E2: Bloodletting

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

Rick discovers a possible safe haven; Shane must go on a dangerous mission to get needed medical supplies.

Save the Last One

S2E3: Save the Last One

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

The group awaits Shane's return; Shane finds himself trapped in a school; Daryl and Andrea search for someone in the woods.

Cherokee Rose

S2E4: Cherokee Rose

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

Shane makes a deadly sacrifice that inspires unusual behavior and self-distancing; the rest of the group struggles to find the balance between living to die and dying to live.

Chupacabra

S2E5: Chupacabra

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

Rick and the other survivors continue searching for Sophia; Hershel disagrees with the group's plan and tells them they are only welcome at the farm temporarily.

Secrets

S2E6: Secrets

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

Glenn knows too much for his comfort level; Daryl finds a sign of life and tries to make it back to the farm alive.

Pretty Much Dead Already

S2E7: Pretty Much Dead Already

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Secrets are told and revealed; Hershel refuses to acknowledge the world's new reality; Andrea comes out of her shell; everything is food for something.

Nebraska

S2E8: Nebraska

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

Rick and the others try to restore order after a terrible discovery; Hershel takes up an old habit and disappears.

Triggerfinger

S2E9: Triggerfinger

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

Enemies trap Rick, Hershel and Glenn, who fight to survive; when everyone realizes she is missing, Shane goes after Lori and finds her in danger.

18 Miles Out

S2E10: 18 Miles Out

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Rick and Shane are in conflict over the fate of an outsider; Andrea helps Hershel's daughter face a crucial decision.

Judge, Jury, Executioner

S2E11: Judge, Jury, Executioner

Essential: 50% Yes | 50% No

Rick sides with Shane causing Dale to worry that the group is losing its humanity; Carl's actions have unintended consequences.

Better Angels

S2E12: Better Angels

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

When the group learns that someone dangerous may be loose near the farm, Rick, Shane, Daryl and Glenn try to keep everyone safe; Shane's antagonism grows and Carl faces the consequences of his actions.

Beside the Dying Fire

S2E13: Beside the Dying Fire

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Rick and Carl find the farm in jeopardy; the group is split up in the chaos; Rick's leadership is questioned.

68% Essential | Most Essential e1 | 16 Episodes
Seed

S3E1: Seed

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

As the world grows more dangerous and Lori's pregnancy advances, Rick locates a potentially safe haven.

Sick

S3E2: Sick

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

A medical emergency proves traumatic and leaves a life hanging in the balance; Rick and the group discover a potential threat to their new surroundings.

Walk With Me

S3E3: Walk With Me

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

Andrea and Michonne witness an accident that leads them to a new group of survivors, but when tensions arise with their new acquaintances, they must make a decision.

Killer Within

S3E4: Killer Within

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

The group becomes severed, putting lives in jeopardy; in Woodbury, Merle approaches the Governor to make a request.

Say the Word

S3E5: Say the Word

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

Rick struggles after another loss; Michonne grows more suspicious of the Governor, who throws a party for the people of Woodbury.

Hounded

S3E6: Hounded

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

Andrea and the Governor grow closer while Michonne makes a decision about Woodbury; Glenn and Maggie go on a run; Rick struggles with grief.

When the Dead Come Knocking

S3E7: When the Dead Come Knocking

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

A new guest at the prison forces Rick's hand; members of the group go on a mission to rescue Glenn and Maggie; the Governor presses for information.

Made to Suffer

S3E8: Made to Suffer

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Andrea steps up when the people of Woodbury are thrown into uncharted territory; a new threat arises at the prison.

The Suicide King

S3E9: The Suicide King

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

Rick tries to save one of his group; Woodbury is in disarray; new guests at the prison raise concerns.

Home

S3E10: Home

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

The group debates the next step; Rick searches for a lost friend; Daryl and Merle question their choices; the Governor restores order.

I Ain't a Judas

S3E11: I Ain't a Judas

Essential: 50% Yes | 50% No

Realizing they're running out of supplies, the group must make a choice when security is threatened; Andrea goes to the prison to attempt a negotiation.

Clear

S3E12: Clear

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Realizing they are outgunned, Rick leads an expedition to get more weapons and fortify their group against the Governor and his forces.

Arrow on the Doorpost

S3E13: Arrow on the Doorpost

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

Rick and the Governor convene for a tense negotiation of a peace treaty between their respective groups, hoping to prevent more deaths.

Prey

S3E14: Prey

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

The Governor chases a fleeing dissenter; while the Governor is gone, a traitor tries to sabotage his plans.

This Sorrowful Life

S3E15: This Sorrowful Life

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

The group learns that a truce with the Governor must come with a huge sacrifice on their part; Rick decides Michonne's fate.

Welcome to the Tombs

S3E16: Welcome to the Tombs

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

As the Governor's impending attack looms, Rick and the others consider whether the prison is worth defending; Andrea struggles to escape captivity.

52% Essential | Most Essential e8 | 16 Episodes
30 Days Without an Accident

S4E1: 30 Days Without an Accident

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

The group lives a more peaceful life at the prison and strives to hold onto humanity; problems arise when Rick encounters a new survivor.

Infected

S4E2: Infected

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

Facing a new enemy, Rick abandons his quiet lifestyle so that he and the others can fight to protect their hard-won livelihood.

Isolation

S4E3: Isolation

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

A group leaves the prison to search for supplies; the remaining members of the group deal with recent losses.

Indifference

S4E4: Indifference

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

Daryl and a small group set out on foot in search of medicine, but their mission faces obstacles; Rick and Carol find two uninfected stragglers in a nearby town.

Internment

S4E5: Internment

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

Assorted enemies pressure Rick and the group; the survivors and the prison may reach a breaking point.

Live Bait

S4E6: Live Bait

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

Following his defeat at Woodbury, the Governor wanders aimlessly until he encounters a family in need.

Dead Weight

S4E7: Dead Weight

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

At the camp outside the prison, the addition of new members threatens the peace; something new unfolds as the Governor plans his next move.

Too Far Gone

S4E8: Too Far Gone

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Things finally begin to calm at the prison until Rick and the group face imminent danger when the Governor arrives with his forces.

After

S4E9: After

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

Rick and Carl look for shelter while Rick deals with old wounds; those left at the prison consider whether survival alone will be enough.

Inmates

S4E10: Inmates

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

Beth remains hopeful, and she and Daryl search for other survivors of the Governor's attack; the now-divided group faces obstacles in their quest for safety.

Claimed

S4E11: Claimed

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

Rick faces a number of threats while Carl and Michonne look for supplies; Glenn and Tara meet strangers on an important missio; other group members deal with their pasts.

Still

S4E12: Still

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

In the woods after fleeing the prison, Beth makes a request that sends her and Daryl on an enlightening mission.

Alone

S4E13: Alone

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

Daryl and Beth find shelter while another group has a realization about their own protection; Sasha, Bob and Maggie clash over a search mission.

The Grove

S4E14: The Grove

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

After finding and establishing a new shelter, members of the group consider things returning to how they were before; Carol must make a difficult choice.

Us

S4E15: Us

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

Daryl struggles to fit in with his new group while Glenn finds Maggie's messages and races to catch up to her.

A

S4E16: A

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Many paths collide on each group's travels; Rick remembers the past and faces sheer brutality; the group struggles to survive.

69% Essential | Most Essential e1 | 16 Episodes
No Sanctuary

S5E1: No Sanctuary

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

The true motives of the Terminans come to light when Rick and the others end up in a vulnerable situation.

Strangers

S5E2: Strangers

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Rick leads a risky mission for a possible small reward when the supplies run low and the group's mistrust of people grows.

Four Walls and a Roof

S5E3: Four Walls and a Roof

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Rick and the others find themselves pitted against a nasty group but may have a plan to gain the upper hand.

Slabtown

S5E4: Slabtown

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

Another group of survivors is introduced, and although things appear safe and nice, there is a bit of a dark side.

Self Help

S5E5: Self Help

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

The group must contend with a new set of issues while out on a mission, and must push through to survive.

Consumed

S5E6: Consumed

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

Stakes are high when members of the group must go on a heroic rescue mission in a previously known location.

Crossed

S5E7: Crossed

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

The group is spread thin with some members holding down the church and the others on a rescue mission.

Coda

S5E8: Coda

Essential: 66.666666666667% Yes | 33.333333333333% No

New enemies disregard rules and morals; although Rick wants to find a peaceful agreement, the enemies seem to prefer a more violent resolution.

Lo Que Pasó y lo Que Está Sucediendo

S5E9: Lo Que Pasó y lo Que Está Sucediendo

Essential: 50% Yes | 50% No

After facing all of the recent trials, a slight detour may offer the solution that the group has been seeking.

Ellos

S5E10: Ellos

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

The group feels beaten after living life on the road, but must continue to trudge along in spite of the changes they have incurred.

La Distancia

S5E11: La Distancia

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

After withstanding a spectacular storm, Rick and the others meet what appears to be a friendly person, but find themselves mistrustful.

Recuerda

S5E12: Recuerda

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

The group has a difficult time molding to a new lifestyle, forcing them to consider whether they can be the people they once were.

Olvidar

S5E13: Olvidar

Essential: 50% Yes | 50% No

As Rick and the others continue to acclimate to their new surroundings, they consider a return to normalcy.

Spend

S5E14: Spend

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

While trying to secure a new home, Rick and his group face challenges, and question the utopia they find themselves in.

Intentar

S5E15: Intentar

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

When life within the walls begins to mimic life outside, the group realizes that sheltered life may not be possible.

Conquistar

S5E16: Conquistar

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Daryl finds trouble while on a run; Rick and the group feel like outsiders in Alexandria, where trouble approaches the gates.

76% Essential | Most Essential e1 | 16 Episodes
First Time Again

S6E1: First Time Again

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Rick and the others have a difficult time assimilating into Alexandria; a new threat arises that could bring the group closer together.

JSS

S6E2: JSS

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

When it appears that things are starting to normalize in the settlement, a new problem arises for the Alexandrians.

Not Titled Yet

S6E3: Not Titled Yet

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

A small group, including Rick, runs into hurdles while trying to return to Alexandria, and some may not make it back.

Here's Not Here

S6E4: Here's Not Here

Essential: 33.333333333333% Yes | 66.666666666667% No

Morgan recalls his travels from King County to Alexandria, where he encountered a solo survivor who taught him a new code to live by.

Now

S6E5: Now

Essential: 0% Yes | 100% No

The sheltered citizens inside the walls of Alexandria must face a grim reality that might be too much for them to handle; Deanna doubts her leadership.

Always Accountable

S6E6: Always Accountable

Essential: 50% Yes | 50% No

Daryl, Abraham and Sasha encounter many obstacles and a new threat while trying to return to Alexandria.

Heads Up

S6E7: Heads Up

Essential: 25% Yes | 75% No

Alexandria is finally able to begin pulling itself back together; peace is embraced between the two groups.

Start to Finish

S6E8: Start to Finish

Essential: 40% Yes | 60% No

After a few moments of peace, trouble finds its way to Alexandria again with a threat that may be too big to defeat.

No Way Out

S6E9: No Way Out

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Now that walkers have shown up inside the gates of Alexandria, Rick and the other survivors are scared and outnumbered.

The Next World

S6E10: The Next World

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

A simple scavenging run proves to be more tricky, when the survivors are not the only ones after a goldmine of supplies.

Knots Untie

S6E11: Knots Untie

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

After realizing that Alexandria may not be as safe as he originally thought, Rick must make decisions about where to go.

Not Tomorrow Yet

S6E12: Not Tomorrow Yet

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Rick and the others determine that the only way to keep peace in Alexandria, is to wage a war with a new enemy.

The Same Boat

S6E13: The Same Boat

Essential: 75% Yes | 25% No

After a minor success, two members of the group are taken hostage; Carol struggles morally with the lengths she has gone to survive.

Twice as Far

S6E14: Twice as Far

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

Two separate groups leave Alexandria for supplies, and while both worry over the future of the community, they will face immediate danger.

East

S6E15: East

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

When someone goes missing in Alexandria, the community goes on alert, and search parties venture out.

Last Day on Earth

S6E16: Last Day on Earth

Essential: 100% Yes | 0% No

To save one of their own, Rick's group must venture outside the walls; their experience changes their lives forever.

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