"Dead Weight" is the title to the seventh episode of season four of the survival horror series The Walking Dead and the forty-second episode of the series overall. It was directed by Jeremy Podeswa and written by Curtis Gwinn based upon the Image Comics comic book series The Walking Dead by author Robert Kirkman. The episode aired on Sunday, November 24th, 2013 on AMC at 9:00 pm.

Synopsis Edit

Cast Edit

Principal Cast Edit

Guest Stars Edit

Uncredited cast Edit

Note: The following is taken from the full credits list for this entry on IMDB. As it is a website with user-submitted information, some of the data listed here, including character names may be inaccurate.

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • This episode had a viewership of 11.29 million people. [3]
  • This episode marks a turning point (or rather a re-turning point) in the characterization of the Governor, who abandons the hard-fought road to redemption and becomes a true A-hole once again.
  • This is the first appearance of Alisha. She makes two appearances in the series in total. She appears next in "Too Far Gone".
  • This is the first appearance of Mitch Dolgen. He makes two appearances in the series in total. He appears next in "Too Far Gone".

Allusions Edit

  • There are no allusions available for this episode at this time. Be the first to add some! Just click on the edit tab under the section heading and start typing. An allusion is an incidental reference made to a character, person, event or other miscellaneous piece of media that can be found somewhere in the episode itself. In most cases, this refers to characters or events from previous episodes.

Bloopers Edit

  • There are no bloopers available for this episode at this time. Be the first to add some! Just click on the edit tab under the section heading and start typing. A blooper is any revealing mistake that can be found within the episode that the production crew may have missed during editing. This can range from inconsistent lines of dialogue to visible production equipment in the shot to mis-spoken lines of dialogue, or... dare we say it? A wardrobe malfunction.

Quotes Edit

  • The Governor: We need to leave, it isn't safe here anymore.
  • Lilly Chambler: What are you talking about? I'm the only nurse in camp, Tara's got Alisha, what about Meghan?
  • The Governor Things are about to go very wrong here. It's happened to me before and I can't put you and Megan through that. Can't lose you again.
  • Lilly Chambler: What about Pete? You said he was a good man.
  • The Governor: I was wrong.



  • Caesar Martinez: If it was just you in that pit I wouldn't have brought you into the camp. If it weren't for the people you were with, the girl. You seem different now, changed. Are you?
  • The Governor: I am.
  • Caesar Martinez: Good.


  • Pete Dolgen: Man, what happened here? I mean, what the hell is going on in this cabin? Was he storing those biters?
  • Caesar Martinez: They were his wife and kid, man.
  • Pete Dolgen: No, they were biters. What about those heads?
  • Caesar Martinez: Belonged to the guys who did the wrong thing to the wrong man.
  • The Governor: Probably best not think too much about it.
  • Mitch Dolgen: Better listen to One Eye Bri, Pete. I can never tell if he's winking or blinking, but you know how to regulate. Don't you, Bri? He was always like this, Martinez?
  • Caesar Martinez: Oh, yeah. Ice in the veins. You should have seen him back in the day.


  • Caesar Martinez: If you do come back with us, there's two things you have to accept. One, I'm in charge. Two, no dead weight. That goes for everyone. Contribute, or be cast out. Can you live with that, Brian?

See also Edit

External Links Edit

References Edit

  1. Credited, but does not appear in this episode.
  2. TV; The Walking Dead, "Dead Weight"; Episode Info.
  3. TV; The Walking Dead, "Dead Weight"; Episode Notes.

Walking Dead logo
Season Four
This article pertains to an episode from season four of the The Walking Dead television series.
This template will categorize articles that include it into the Walking Dead/Season 4 episodes category.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.