Monday, 27 August 2018

The Walking Dead - 3 Degrees of Separation Part IV

Continuing my newfound obsession with all things Walking Dead, here is part IV. Continuing to find links between programs, look at the stars, the music, and well, everything that comes to mind really. Here we go then:

  • The Baddies demise
    • Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) - still surviving
    • Gareth (Andrew J West) - eats some of Bob, gets killed by Rick
    • Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker) - killed by the Governor, walker Merle killed by Daryl
    • Shane (Jon Bernthal) killed by Rick, walker Shane killed by Carl
    • The Governor (David Morrissey) stabbed by Michonne, shot by Lilly
  • More of the cast
    • Jon Bernthal - Shane - American
    • Laurie Holden - Andrea - American/Canadian
    • Michael Rooker - Merle Dixon - American
    • Scott Wilson - Hershel - American
    • Emily Kinney - Beth Greene - American
  • The X Files
    • Scott Wilson - Hershel - appeared in an episode in 2000
    • Jeffrey DeMunn - Dale - appeared in the X Files movie in 1998
    • Laurie Holden - Andrea - appeared in 10 episodes
  • CSI
    • Michael Rooker - Merle - appeared in CSI Miami
    • Scott Wilson - Hershel - regular on CSI 
    • Jon Bernthal - Shane - appeared in CSI Miami


Previous:
  • Main Cast:
    • Andrew Lincoln - Rick Grimes - English
    • Norman Reedus - Daryl Dixon - American
    • Steven Yeun - Glenn Rhee - Korean /American
    • Lauren Cohan - Maggie Greene - British - American
    • Melissa McBride - Carol Peletier - American
    • Michonne - Danai Gurira - American
    • Chandler Riggs - Carl Grimes - American
    • Sonequa Martin - Sasha Williams - American
    • Jeffrey Dean Morgan - Negan - American
    • Lennie James - Morgan Jones - English
    • Michael Cudlitz - Abraham Ford - American
    • Josh McDermitt - Eugene Porter - American
    • David Morrissey - The Governor - English
  • Charmed
    • Norman Reedus aka Daryl - played Nate, Paige's boyfriend
  • Great Music they have used in TWD
    • Bad Moon Rising - Mourning Ritual
    • Crying - Roy Orbison
    • Fast and Loose - Motorhead
    • Town Called Malice - The Jam
  • Trivia
    • Daryl Dixon didn't even exist in the comics - he was created for Norman Reedus!
  • Prison Break
    • Sarah Wayne Callies - Lori Grimes in TWD
    • Sarah Wayne Callies - Sara Tancredi in Prison Break
    • Michael Cudlitz - Abraham in TWD
    • Michael Cudlitz - corrections officer series 1 Prison Break
  • 24
    • reboot 24: Legacy - to star Corey Hawkins
    • Corey Hawkins plays Heath in TWD
    • Michael Cudlitz plays Agent Rick Phillips
  • Weird fact
    • Here I am doing my 3 degrees of separation for TWD
    • Corey Hawkins in Theatre - 6 degrees of separation! 
  • Spin off from TWD
    • Fear The Walking Dead
  • Actors from other great films
    • A River Runs Through It (Michael Cudlitz )
    • The Truman Show  
    • Love Actually (Andrew Lincoln)
    • Norman Reedus aka Daryl - Blade II
    • Lennie James aka Morgan starred as Sol in Snatch
  • Lost
    • Michael Cudlitz played Big Mike Walton
  • Comic book origins TWD
    • number of issues - 170
    • written by - Robert Kirkman
    • illustrated by - Tony Moore
    • first issued in 2003
  • Stage names
    • Andrew Lincoln - real name Andrew James Clutterbuck

  • The Walking Dead
    • Zombies
  • 28 Days Later
    • Zombies
    • Danny Boyle


  • Danny Boyle
    • Sunshine
    • Music from Sunshine Episode 5 Series 1 TWD


  • Stephen King 
    • 3 actors from TWD in The Mist
    • Jeffrey DeMunn - in The Green Mile, The Mist, Storm of The Century, Shawshank
    • Andrew J West went on to star in Stephen King mini series Under the Dome
    • Michael Rooker - starred in The Dark Half
  • Andrea - TWD
    • dies as Andrea by shooting herself in the head
    • dies in The Mist by being shot in the head


  • Game of Thrones
    • Series 7 reference to "Walking Dead Men"
  • Zombie films homage and references to other films
    • Day of the Dead
    • Dawn of the Dead
    • Jaws - Ben Gardner's head
    • Return of the Living Dead
    • Zombie
    • An American Werewolf in London
    • Creepshow


  • Hints at what's to come
    • barbed wire wrapped bat next to corpses
    • gun with barbed wire wrapped bat on it ( Negan)


  • The "Baddies"
    • Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan)
    • Gareth (Andrew J West)
    • Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker)
    • Shane (Jon Bernthal)
    • The Governor (David Morrissey)

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