The Walking Dead

Season 1 Episode 5


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



  • Trivia

    • It is established in this episode that it's been six and a half months since the zombie outbreak began.

  • Quotes

    • Andrea: (looking down as a newly reanimated Amy) Amy I'm sorry. I'm sorry for not ever being there. I always thought there'd be more time but I'm here now. (Amy's hand up to Andrea's head and grabbing her hair) I'm here now. I love you. (shoots Amy in the head)

    • Dr. Jenner: I think tomorrow I am going to blow my brains out. I haven't decided. But tonight, I'm getting drunk.

    • Jim: You save a grave for me?
      Rick: Nobody wants that.
      Jim: It's not about what you want. That, uh... That sound you hear, that's God laughing while you make plans.
      Rick: What I want, Jim, if... if God allows, is to get you some help.

  • Notes

    • Locations: The scene where the survivors split up, Rick's people going to the CDC and Morales's family another, was taped at Bob White Rd, off Riverside Parkway, in Austell, GA.

    • Viewership: 5.56 million (most watched cable show for Sunday November 28th, 2010)

    • Music Played as the Convoy Rolls out: John Murphy - Adagio in D Minor: Originally from the Movie Sunshine 2007', this piece of music has been used in many films and TV Shows. Most notably Kick Ass 2010', The Trailer for The Adjustment Bureau 2011', the pilot for the TV Show "Fringe" and the finale for the TV Show "V"

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Latin America: November 29, 2010 on FOX
      Italy: November 29, 2010 on Fox/Fox HD
      Portugal: November 30, 2010 on Fox/Fox HD
      United Kingdom: December 3, 2010 on FX/FX HD
      Turkey: February 20, 2011 on CNBC-e
      Sweden: March 20, 2011 on TV11
      Slovakia: June 13, 2012 on JOJ Plus
      Czech Republic: September 10, 2012 on Prima COOL

  • Allusions

    • The code name "Wildfire" is a reference to the novel The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton. The novel also dealt with studying a disease in an underground lab.