The Walking Dead is one eerie TV series, but did you know that it is partly an homage to author Stephen King? The hometown of one of the main characters is King County, Georgia, which honors the horror/thriller writer. Moreover, a spin-off was supposed to be made based off the show, but it never happened. Oh well, plenty of people still enjoy this creepy show. So we are here to show you the Top 10 Facts About The Walking Dead. For instance, the show’s creator also developed a comic character named Science Dog, who is referenced in the show on one of the characters’ T-shirts.
10 Whoops, We Should’ve Told You
Residents in Atlanta, Georgia thought that one of the characters was an actual shooter during the filming.
9 Frank’s Little-Known Name
His actual name is Ferenc Darabont, and the name ‘Ferenc’ is featured on some construction vehicles.
8The Crew was Cast
Makeup artist and co-exec Greg Nicotero was featured in the show as a walker.
7 Hard Labor
It took the crew 2 months to construct the show’s prison.
6 Last Supper
The day before a character dies, they get a “last supper” on set.
5 Customized Role
The role of Daryl Dixon was made especially for Norman Reedus, who first auditioned for the role of Merle Dixon.
4 Timing it Perfectly
The last 8 episodes of Season 4 are scheduled to be 8 days in real time.
3 The Wire Meets The Walking Dead
3 actors from The Wire came onto the show: Chad L. Coleman, Seth Gilliam, and Lawrence Gilliard, Jr.
2 Age Difference
Emily Kinney was 25 years old when she joined the cast as 17-year-old Beth.