A Walking Dead Fan Spotted A Heartbreaking Detail That Everyone Missed In The Season Seven Premiere

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Image: AMC via Cosmopolitan
Image: AMC via Cosmopolitan

Comic book adaptation The Walking Dead has become almost as famous for its “Easter eggs” – its insider references for devoted fans – as its bloodthirsty zombies. And the Season Seven premiere didn’t disappoint on that front. Here’s a look at the callback which had its most eagle-eyed viewers in floods of tears.

Image: via IMDb
Image: via IMDb

Based on the eponymous comic book, The Walking Dead TV series arrived on our screens in October 2010. The AMC show is fronted by Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), a deputy sheriff who emerges from a lengthy coma to find that a plague of zombies have devastated societies across the world. The early main cast also included Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Steven Yeun, Steven Yeun and Norman Reedus.

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Image: via IMDb
Image: via IMDb

After finding out that both his wife and son are still alive, Grimes is appointed the leader of a survivor’s group. This makeshift family later discover other groups of survivors who turn out to be as much of a threat as the undead. With both ruthless humans and zombies on the prowl, it’s little surprise that The Walking Dead has killed off more than three dozen notable characters.

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