Sheriff's Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies.
Andrew Lincoln / Steven Yeun / Chandler Riggs / Norman Reedus / Melissa McBride / Lauren Cohan / Emily Kinney / Danai Gurira / Sonequa Martin-Green / Scott Wilson / Sarah Wayne Callies / Laurie Holden / Chad L. Coleman
A small rescue mission braves a dangerous herd in their hunt for a missing comrade, only to discover a surprising threat that could doom them all.
Carol seeks out an old friend living alone in a wilderness teeming with walkers; survivors make the perilous trek to a new home.
The Survivors encounter unfamiliar faces outside the safety of their community's walls and must decide whether or not this new group can be trusted.
Rick is forced to face the past as he struggles to maintain the safety of the communities and protect the future he and Carl envisioned.
Rick's vision of a civilized future is threatened by a sudden reckoning with past sins that remain unavenged and unforgiven.
Rick's vision for the future is threatened by a mysterious disappearance that divides the work camp where the communities are building a bridge.
The communities join forces to restore a bridge that will facilitate communication and trade; someone is gravely injured at the construction site.
Rick and his group make a risky run into Washington, D.C. to search for artifacts they will need to build the civilization he and Carl envisioned.
The communities join forces in the last stand against the Saviors as all-out war unfolds.
With the threat of the Saviors still looming, Aaron continues searching for allies; Daryl and Rosita take action and confront an old friend.
A Heaps prisoner makes a discovery; Carol searches for someone in the nearby forest; Rick and Morgan find themselves in the company of strangers.
Trouble arises when unexpected visitors arrive at the Hilltop and the community is thrust into action; heartbreaking discoveries are made.
Hilltop's leadership faces a difficult dilemma after the arrival of unexpected visitors; Rick comes face to face with an adversary.
Daryl finds himself in bad company as his group heads to the Hilltop; Gabriel's faith gets tested.
Groups unite their forces and converge on the Hilltop; Aaron and Enid search for allies; Simon takes matters into his own hands.
Rick faces new difficulties after a battle. Meanwhile, the fight continues in other communities as core members face hard decisions.
This mid season finale will put everything Rick and his group has done to this point to the test. Can Rick continue to fight? Or has he lost his will?
Negan has to enlist the help of his lieutenants in solving a huge issue facing The Sanctuary; Rick and the group continue to enact the plan.
With things looking up for Rick and the group, an argument breaks out at the Hilltop, where the consequences of the decision are life versus death.
A close look at Negan and the lives of the Saviors during the conflict through a familiar set of eyes.
A new weapon in the Savior arsenal proves to be a giant hurdle as fighting continues between Rick's forces and those of the Saviors.
Conflict with the Saviors leads to unintended consequences for the Hilltop, the Kingdom, and Alexandria.
The plan involving Alexandrians, Kingdommers and Hilltoppers unfolds; As Rick continues to fight, he encounters a familiar face.
Rick and his group, along with the Kingdom and Hilltop, band together to bring the fight to Negan and the Saviors.
The stakes continue to grow higher as paths cross; The group enacts an intricate plan.
A group of Alexandrians embark on a journey; One member of the group must make a heartbreaking decision.
The Saviors visit the Hilltop unexpectedly, surprising everyone, with plans of taking more than supplies.
Things don't go as planned, when a group of Kingdommers delivers goods to the Saviors during a routine supply drop-off.
The group scavenge for supplies. Someone in Alexandria must make a morally changing decision.
Eugene unwillingly begins to work for Negan and the Saviors at the Sanctuary. Meanwhile, Dwight pays a visit to a place from his past.
While searching for a missing Alexandrian, Rick and his group encounter a mysterious collective, its inhabitants unlike any they have come across.
Jesus leads the group to the Kingdom, to convince King Ezekiel to help them and the Hilltop against the Saviors. Back at Alexandria, Father Gabriel falls into a trap.
Negan's unwelcome visit to Alexandria continues as other members scavenge for supplies; things quickly spin out of control.
A deeper look at the Sanctuary and the world of Negan and the Saviors; members of Alexandria look for supplies.
Away from all the tragedy caused by Negan and his Saviors, Tara and Heath run into trouble after crossing paths with a mysterious new group.
Maggie and Sasha recover from their grief at the Hilltop. Meanwhile, Carl and Enid journey to the community, as Simon and the Saviors arrive to get their tribute.
Still reeling from the previous tragic events, Rick and the people of Alexandria receive a sobering visit by Negan.
Daryl is taken by Negan to the Sanctuary, home of the Saviors. Meanwhile, Dwight is sent on a mission to bring back a runaway member of his group.
Carol and Morgan are brought to The Kingdom where they meet Ezekiel, a mysterious leader carrying a secret.
Rick and his group kneels helplessly before Negan and the Saviors. What Negan does will haunt those who survive forever.
To save one of their own, Rick's group must venture outside the walls. Their experience there will change their lives forever.
Daryl hunts down Dwight. Meanwhile, Rick and Morgan set out in the search for Carol, as she finds herself face-to-face with the Saviors.
Two separate groups leave Alexandria for supplies, and while both worry over the future of the community, they will face immediate danger.
In the aftermath of a minor success, members of the group are taken and held hostage.
As Carol faces her demons, Alexandria and the Hilltop join forces in the upcoming battle against The Saviors.
Jesus takes Rick and the group to the Hilltop Colony, a peaceful community overshadowed by the power of Negan and The Saviors.
During a supply run, Rick and Daryl cross paths with a new survivor that reveals a whole new world outside of Alexandria. Meanwhile, Carl recovers from his injury, as Spencer finds closure.
Rick is realizing his plan to escape is a disaster. Glenn runs into trouble while attempting to save Maggie. The Wolves leader has special plans for Denise.
With no way out, Rick and the people of Alexandria must defend the community against the invading herd.
Alexandria is finally able to begin pulling itself back together; peace is embraced between the two groups.
After being attacked by a new group and separated, Sasha and Abraham must search for an injured Daryl who may be in trouble.
As Alexandria recovers from the Wolves' attack, Maggie and Aaron set out in the search for Glenn. Meanwhile, the intimacy between Rick and Jessie grows, as the herd approaches.
Morgan must face his demons on his journey from King County to Alexandria, as the identity of his mysterious friend is revealed.
Rick and his group get caught up in a dangerous little town on the road back to Alexandria. Meanwhile, Daryl, Sasha and Abraham continue to lead away the remaining walkers away from the safe-zone.
As Rick and the others carry out their mission at the quarry, Carol, Carl, Maggie and the remaining Alexandrians must defend the safe-zone against an attack from The Wolves, a savage gang of scavengers.
Rick and the others have a difficult time assimilating into Alexandria; a new threat arises that could bring the group closer together or drive them further apart.
As the people of Alexandria decide what to do with Rick, the truth about the W's is revealed. Meanwhile, Glenn must fend off against Nicholas, as Daryl and Aaron cross paths with a familiar face.
While out recruiting, Daryl and Aaron find troubling signs of human activity. Back in Alexandria, the tension between Rick and Pete comes to a head.
Eugene is forced to step up when a run led by Glenn goes awry. In Alexandria, Carol uncovers a secret.
As Deanna throws a party for the new arrivals, Carol comes up with a plan to get the group's weapons back, Daryl bonds with Aaron, and Sasha struggles to cope.
Scarred from their experiences in the outside world, the group struggle to adapt to the normalcy of the Alexandria Safe Zone.
The group find themselves mistrustful of Aaron, who promises them safety in a small community.
Grieving from the deaths of Beth and Tyreese in different ways and with dwindling supplies, the group face the harsh road to Washington D.C.
Rick, Glenn, Michonne and Tyreese take Noah to his home in Shirewilt Estates with hopes of finding sanctuary, but what they encounter is something else entirely.
Rick and the group go face-to-face against Dawn and her officers in an attempt to save both Beth and Carol without any more bloodshed.
While Carl, Michonne and Gabriel hold down the church, Rick takes a rescue mission to Atlanta, as Abraham's group deal with the fallout from Eugene's revelation.
Daryl and Carol chase the white-crossed car to a desolated Atlanta with hopes of finding Beth and her kidnappers.
Tensions run high within Abraham's group as they head to Washington D.C.
After being separated from Daryl, Beth finds herself in Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, now controlled by what's left of the police force.
As Bob's life hangs in the balance, the group prepare to face off against the cannibalistic hunters of Terminus.
The group cross paths with a mysterious priest and take shelter in his church. As Daryl and Carol follow a lead to the whereabouts of Beth, the others begin to realize that they're being hunted.
Carol takes drastic action to rescue Rick and the group from the people of Terminus as she and Tyreese reach the compound.
Rick, Carl and Michonne cross paths with the Claimers once again on the way to Terminus, as the so-called sanctuary begins to reveal its true face.
Glenn and Tara are set on the way to Terminus, but Abraham is reluctant. Daryl struggles to adjust to the Claimers' rules.
Carol has to cope with old secrets and Lizzie's psychotic behavior when she, Tyreese and the girls take refuge in a vacant house on the way to Terminus.
Maggie, Sasha and Bob clash over whether they should head to Terminus. Daryl and Beth take shelter in a seemingly abandoned funeral home.
Daryl and Beth seek refuge in the woods, where conflict emerges between the pair.
While Carl and Michonne look for supplies, Rick is faced against a gang of marauders. Meanwhile, Glenn and Tara are brought together with three strangers on an important mission.
Beth tries to remain hopeful. Tyreese, Lizzie and Mika run into a familiar face. Glenn and Maggie struggle to cope without each other.
With the prison overrun, Rick and Carl find themselves on the road looking for shelter. Meanwhile, Michonne is haunted by memories of the past.
Rick and the group face imminent danger as The Governor and his army arrive to take the prison.
The Governor plans his next move as he, Lilly, Tara and Meghan adjust to new surroundings.
The Governor bonds with a small family following the downfall of Woodbury.
Hershel struggles to care for the sick as the situation in the cell block escalates. Meanwhile, Rick and Carl defend the prison as the fences give way.
Daryl, Tyreese, Michonne and Bob continue to the veterinary college on foot in search of medicine. Rick and Carol go on a run to a nearby town where they find two uninfected stragglers.
As the sick are quarantined, Daryl, Tyreese, Michonne and Bob leave the prison in search of medical supplies. Rick makes a shocking discovery.
Rick is forced to abandon his quiet lifestyle when a mysterious virus puts the lives of everyone at the prison at risk.
Several months have passed and Rick and the expanded group are living a more peaceful life at the prison. Problems surface when Rick encounters a new survivor, and a supply run ends in disaster.
As Rick and the group prepare for The Governor's impending attack, Andrea fights to escape captivity.
While Rick decides the fate of Michonne, Merle takes matters into his own hands.
The Governor hunts down Andrea when she flees Woodbury. Meanwhile, tensions arise within Tyreese's group, and The Governor's plan for Rick's group is sabotaged.
Rick and The Governor meet face-to-face, ostensibly to make a peaceful resolution to prevent further bloodshed. Back at the prison, tensions arise between Merle and the rest of the group.
Rick runs into a familiar face when he, Carl and Michonne head back to Rick's hometown for more guns to fortify themselves against The Governor.
As Rick and the group debate their next course of action, Andrea tries to negotiate with them. Meanwhile, The Governor prepares Woodbury for battle.
Rick begins to see visions of Lori and asks Hershel for help. The Governor plans an assault on the prison. Daryl and Merle fend for themselves out in the forest.
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.
Rick, Daryl, Michonne and Oscar enter Woodbury in search of Glenn and Maggie. Meanwhile, a new group of survivors encounter the prison.
Michonne leads Rick, Daryl and Oscar to Woodbury to rescue Glenn and Maggie. Merle tries to force information out of Glenn.
Rick receives a mysterious phone call. Andrea grows closer to The Governor. Merle tries to hunt down Michonne.
Rick struggles to cope. Andrea and Michonne part ways. Daryl and Maggie head out to find food and clothes for the baby.
Lori goes into labour when walkers attack the prison. Michonne tries to convince Andrea to leave Woodbury.
Andrea and Michonne are brought to a human civilization camp run by a man called The Governor.
As Hershel's condition worsens, Rick, Daryl and T-Dog deal with a group of prisoners.
After months on the run, the group take refuge in a federal prison, while elsewhere, Andrea's health starts to deteriorate.
As the farm is overrun by walkers, the group fight to escape.
Shane's antagonistic behaviour reaches new heights, while Carl suffers the consequences of his actions.
Rick and the group decide to execute Randall, much to the frustration of Dale, who fears the group is losing its humanity. Meanwhile, Carl behaves recklessly, which initiates grave consequences for the group.
Rick and Shane try to decide what to do with Randall. Back at the farm, Lori, Andrea and Maggie deal with a suicidal Beth.
Rick, Glenn and Hershel come under enemy fire in a nearby town. Meanwhile, Shane rescues Lori after a car accident.
In the aftermath of the barn incident; the group bury loved ones, Beth falls into shock, and Rick and Glenn head out to find Hershel when he disappears.
Glenn tells the rest of the group about the walkers in the barn, dividing them on what to do. Meanwhile, Hershel sets a deadline for the group to leave, unless Rick does a difficult task.
Dale confronts Hershel after Glenn tells him about the walkers in the barn. Meanwhile, Lori struggles to come to terms with her pregnancy, and Shane tries to teach Andrea how to use weapons.
Daryl becomes injured and stranded in the middle of the woods whilst searching for Sophia. Shane urges Rick to call off the search party. Glenn uncovers a secret.
With Carl recovering, the group, once again, puts their focus on finding Sophia.
As Carl's condition continues to deteriorate, Shane and Otis try to dodge the walkers as they head back to the farm.
After Carl is accidentally shot, the group are brought to a family living on a nearby farm. Shane makes a dangerous trip to the local high school in search of medical supplies.
The group's plan to head for Fort Benning is put on hold when Sophia goes missing.
The survivors gain access to the C.D.C. in the hope of a safe haven, however they soon learn that the building is on a countdown to self-destruct.
After the attack on the camp, Rick leads the survivors to the C.D.C., in the hope that they can cure an infected Jim.
Rick, Glenn, Daryl and T-Dog come across a group of seemingly hostile survivors whilst searching for Merle. Back at camp, Jim begins behaving erratically.
Rick is reunited with Lori and Carl but soon decides - along with some of the other survivors - to return to the rooftop and rescue Merle. Meanwhile, tensions run high between the other survivors at the camp.
Rick finds himself trapped with a group of survivors inside a department store that is surrounded by walkers.
After being shot, Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes wakes up in the hospital to find his town overrun by the undead. After making friends with survivor Morgan Jones and his son Duane, Rick sets out to find his wife and son.