Season 1 is the first season of AMC's                                            Edit

'The Walking Dead.                    '

Season 1 of The Walking Dead premiered on October 31, 2010 on AMC and concluded on December 5, 2010. The TV Series is based on the graphic novels of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard; it was developed for television by Frank Darabont, who wrote and co-wrote four of the season's six episodes and directed the pilot, Days Gone Bye, and also produced by Gale Anne Hurd.                                                            

  • This season of The Walking Dead at the time became the most-watched drama series in basic cable history for the demo.
    • The finale, "TS-19" was the most-watched episode of the first season, garnering a 4.1 HH rating and attracting six million total viewers.
  • This is currently the only season without any main character deaths.
  • This is the only season so far to not have a majority of the cast absent in an episode.
  • The final episode ranks first for Adults 18-49 delivery among basic cable for a drama series.
  • This is the shortest season of The Walking Dead with a total of 6 episodes.
  • The song "Mr. Splitfoot (In the darkest night)" by Paris Motel and "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore" by The Walker Brothers were used in the first half and second half of the trailer, respectively.
  • Out of the 20 characters at the camp, only 11 are actually in the comic (Rick, Lori, Carl, Shane, Carol, Sophia, Jim, Dale, Andrea, Amy and Glenn).
  • The Dixon brothers, T-Dog, Jacqui, as well as Morales and his family are not characters in the comic book, although they are each featured prominently in season 1 of the TV series.
  • This season lacks several characteristics shared by later seasons, such as:
  • The death of at least one main character.
  • The inclusion of a main antagonist.  
  • A rival survivor group being encountered by Rick's group.








Days Gone By-1st episode

Guts- 2nd episode

TellIt To The Frogs- 3rd episode

Vatos- 4th episode

Wildfire- 5th episode

TS-19- 6th episode