Fight the dead. Fear the living.

Walking Dead
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Season Premiere October 14th, 2012
Season Finale March 31st, 2013
Episode Count 16
Cast Andrew Lincoln; Sarah Wayne Callies; Laurie Holden; Norman Reedus; Steven Yeun; Lauren Cohan; Chandler Riggs; Danai Gurira

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Season Three of The Walking Dead premiered on October 14th, 2012. It aired on AMC on Sunday evenings at 9:00 pm EST. As with season two, season three is broken up into two blocks of episodes. AMC ordered a total of sixteen episodes for the season (three more than season two), which is separated into two blocks of eight for the mid-season break. [1]

Season three brings back original cast members Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Steven Yeun, Laurie Holden, Chandler Riggs and Norman Reedus in their respective roles as Rick Grimes, Lori Grimes, Glenn Rhee, Andrea, Carl Grimes and Daryl Dixon. Series regulars, Melissa McBride and Irone Singleton return as well, reprising their guest-star roles as Carol Peletier and T-Dog. Actresses Lauren Cohan and Danai Gurira, who play Maggie Greene, Michonne are now included in the opening credits as billed cast members. Season two's Scott Wilson and Emily Kinney are also credited as guest stars as Hershel Greene and Beth Greene. Season one actor Michael Rooker returns in the role of Merle Dixon and becomes a regular cast member with episode 3x3, "Walk With Me". Actor Lew Temple is also added to the supporting cast this season as the prisoner Axel. David Morrissey was brought on board for season three as the primary human antagonist, known only as the Governor. He was introduced in "Walk With Me". One of the primary settings of the show for this season is the West Georgia Correctional Facility.

Episodes Edit

Episode Title Airdate
3x1 Seed October 14th, 2012
3x2 Sick October 21st, 2012
3x3 Walk With Me October 28th, 2012
3x4 Killer Within November 4th, 2012
3x5 Say the Word November 11th, 2012
3x6 Hounded November 18th, 2012
3x7 When the Dead Come Knocking November 25th, 2012
3x8 Made to Suffer December 2nd, 2012
3x9 The Suicide King February 10th, 2013
3x10 Home February 17th, 2013
3x11 I Ain't a Judas February 24th, 2013
3x12 Clear March 3rd, 2013
3x13 Arrow on the Doorpost March 10th, 2013
3x14 Prey March 17th, 2013
3x15 This Sorrowful Life March 24th, 2013
3x16 Welcome to the Tombs March 31st, 2013

Cast Edit

Principal cast Edit

Actor Role
Andrew Lincoln Rick Grimes
Sarah Wayne Callies Lori Grimes
Laurie Holden Andrea
Lauren Cohan Maggie Greene
Steven Yeun Glenn
Danai Gurira Michonne
Chandler Riggs Carl Grimes
Norman Reedus Daryl Dixon
Michael Rooker Merle Dixon
David Morrissey The Governor

Guest stars Edit

Actor Role
Melissa McBride Carol Peletier
Irone Singleton T-Dog
Emily Kinney Beth Greene
Scott Wilson Hershel Greene
Lew Temple Axel
Adelaide Cornwell Judith Grimes
Eliza Cornwell Judith Grimes
Jose Pablo Cantillo Caesar Martinez
Daniel Thomas May Allen
Tyler Chase Ben
Travis Love Bowman

Crew Edit

Production Edit

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Writers Edit

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • The tagline for this season is, "Fight the dead. Fear the living."
  • This is the first season of The Walking Dead that series showrunner Frank Darabont is not involved with. Darabont left the show at the beginning of season two. He is still given a "developed by..." credit however.
  • Sang Kyu Kim joins the crew of The Walking Dead as a producer this season.
  • Jolly Dale joins the crew of The Walking Dead as a producer this season.
  • Kenneth Requa joins the crew of The Walking Dead as an associate producer this season.
  • The season premiere, "Seed", had a viewership of 10.9 million people, making it the most-watched basic cable drama telecast in history. [2]
  • On February 23rd, 2015, actor Markice Moore, who played Andrew, attempted to commit suicide by overdosing on Xanax and Patron. He was found unresponsive and was taken to the hospital where he was placed on psychiatric hold. [3]

Notable episodes Edit

Home video Edit

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References Edit

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Includes seasons of the AMC television series The Walking Dead.