The Walking Dead

Season 1 Episode 5


Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Nov 28, 2010 on AMC

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  • Wildfire?

    I am still a little bit confused about this episode. I watched it a few times (in German), so mayhaps somethings got lost in translation.

    The episode started with a video transmission from Dr. Jenner; he said that it has been 194 days since 'Wildfire' started and 63 days since the deasease started to spread. So I was (and I sill am) wondering, what 'wilfire' means. I looked it up in a dictionary and it still doesnt make sense. Why should they know about this infenction hardly 130 before the desease spreads?

    So I doubted that wildfire was a medical experiment (maybe of the CDC) which went wrong. In one scene Dr. Jenner explained very elevated what kind of deseases the CDC researches on (pox, ebola, and why the decontamination process was necessary. So, was there a kind of guilt, the CDC (including Dr. Jenner and his wife, CDCs' director) tries to avenges for? Something that could even explain all this suicides among the scientists?

    So, what do you think?