The Walking Dead, just as the term suggests is a top American TV series that is mainly based on a comic book that carries the same name. The book was written by Tony Moore, Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard and first developed for TV by Darabont Frank. It first premiered on cable TV network AMC on the 31st of October 2010. The series mainly focuses on one Rick Grimes, a Sheriff Deputy who was put in a coma after he was shot. He wakes up only to find himself in a very dangerous new world which had been overrun by walkers. He then joins a group of survivors who include his son and wife as they all try to survive in another world among the living dead.
As of the 31st of March, 2013, a total of 35 episodes of Walking Dead had been aired already. This is what marked the end of the third season. So how were the first three seasons like? Let us have a recap of that here:
The first season of the Walking Dead premiered on the 31st of October 2010 and ran up to the 5th of December the same year on cable TV network AMC. Blu-ray disc and DVD releases were later on made and availed to audiences across the globe. This season mainly marked the beginning of the story and thus there really was nothing much to talk about.
The second season of the Walking Dead was also commonly referred to as the Guts. This is perhaps the season that took the entire nation by storm. There is no doubt that people across the globe loved what it had to offer. In this episode of the TV series, were first are introduced to Rick Grimes who is essentially the protagonist in the series as stated before.
The third season of the Walking Dead premiered on the 14th of October 2012 and mainly featured 16 episodes. The series is mainly based on a series of coming books that carry the same name. Just like the case is for the book storyline, the season is set in an abandoned prison and a pretty active rural village of survivors. This season introduced a number of notable characters like the case is in the comics and they include Michonne, The Governor, and Tyreese. It is also important to note that this third season features ten main roles that receive star billing with eight of them returning from the other seasons. Two new members of the cast are also introduced in this particular series.
There are rumors of celebrities Amber Heard (read her bio) and Christina Hendricks (read her bio) guest starring in future episodes but AMC representatives haven’t confirmed the information yet.
2013 has been great as far as TV is concerned – there have been plenty of shows, most of them of excellent quality to keep TV show lovers entertained. In case you haven’t kept up, here are the ones you should be looking to catch up with.
1. Game of Thrones
Meet 7 kingdoms all who have to beat each other to one single throne. The kingdom that takes the throne will rule, and so each fight for it as though their lives depended on it. This show has been on for a while now, but 2013 has seen a bigger budget (an even bigger budget is planned for 2014) – there is a bigger cast and you can see that they are more generous than ever with scenes. Click here for more information on Game of Thrones… If you are interested in the series of Game of Thrones books, go to this page…
Dexter is a lab technician in Miami Metro Police Department, but as a side gig, he hunts down serial killers and then kills them himself. The interesting thing about this show is that Dexter has to make sure he is never caught – killing a serial killer is, of course, a crime.
3. Breaking Bad
Walter White is a struggling chemistry in Albuquerque, New Mexico who has just found out that he has months to live – he has lung cancer. He inadvertently finds out that one of his students, Jesse Pinkman, is meth cook. He struggles with his conscience but eventually strikes a deal with Pinkman – he will use his chemistry knowledge to make the best meth ever in those parts and Jesse will sell it. Follow this absorbing drama is they encounter extremely hairy situations.
4. Parks and Recreation
This one is great for those who don’t like their comedy in slap-stick form. It’s about a group of workers in a government department whose job it is to maintain the parks and zoos around town. It may not seem like it’s something exciting enough to keep you tuned it, but go ahead and do it anyway; you will get hooked.
The Kentucky backwoods are not too much for Sheriff Raylan Givens. He cleans out the bad guys one at a time with a surprising confidence.
This show is about a man who escapes death row after sitting in prison for more than 15 years because some new DNA evidence has been found. He goes back to a community that doesn’t really believe that he could be innocent.
7. Arrested Development
Meet Michael Bluth who has to do whatever it takes to keep his family together after his wealthy father goes to jail and everything seems to be falling apart.