Thursday, 26 July 2018

The Walking Dead - 3 Degrees of Separation Part VI

My interest in all things The Walking Dead continues with Part VI:

  • Banshee
    • Gordon on Banshee is Donnie
  • Trivia
    • 6 Executive Producers on TWD!
  • Cybill
    • Alicia Witt plays Cybill's daughter Zoey
    • Alicia Witt plays Paula one of the Saviors Season 6
  • Twin Peaks
    • Alicia Witt was in the original series and the 2017 come back
  • CSI
    • Alicia Witt appeared on CSI Miami
    • Lauren Cohen appeared on CSI NY
    • Michael Cudlitz appeared on CSI Miami and CSI
    • Chad Coleman (Tyreese) appeared on CSI: Miami
  • Most horrific scenes so far:
    • Negan's bat
    • The Governor's fish tanks
    • Bob's leg cannibalism
  • Tarantino
    • Four Rooms - Alicia Witt featured in a segment
  • Coen Brothers
    • Jeffrey DeMunn - Burn After Reading
  • The Following 
    • Emily Kinney (Beth) appeared in the series


Recap
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Cast:
    • Rick Grimes -Andrew Lincoln - English
    • Daryl Dixon - Norman Reedus - American
    • Glenn Rhee - Steven Yeun - Korean /American
    • Maggie Greene - Lauren Cohan - British - American
    • Carol Peletier - Melissa McBride - American
    • Michonne - Danai Gurira - American
    • Carl Grimes - Chandler Riggs - American
    • Sasha Williams - Sonequa Martin - American
    • Negan - Jeffrey Dean Morgan - American
    • Morgan Jones - Lennie James - English
    • Abraham Ford -Michael Cudlitz - American
    • Eugene Porter - Josh McDermitt - American
    • The Governor - David Morrissey - English
    • Shane - Jon Bernthal - American
    • Andrea - Laurie Holden - American/Canadian
    • Merle Dixon - Michael Rooker - American
    • Hershel - Scott Wilson - American
    • Beth Greene - Emily Kinney - American
    • Gareth - Andrew J. West - American
    • Lori Grimes - Sarah Wayne Callies - American
    • Eugene - Josh McDermitt - American
    • Dale - Jeffrey De Munn - American
    • Heath - Corey Hawkins - American
    • Dr Edwin Jenner - Noah Emmerich - American
  • 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
    • Ben Howard - Oats in the Water
  • 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 )
    • Love Actually (Andrew Lincoln)
    • Norman Reedus aka Daryl - Blade II
    • Lennie James aka Morgan starred as Sol in Snatch
    • Noah Emmerich - The Truman Show
    • Laurie Holden - Silent Hill
  • 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)
  • My favourite characters so far
    • Sasha
    • Abraham
    • Daryl
    • Rick
    • Michonne
    • Hershall
    • Glenn
    • Maggie
  • The characters I despise so far
    • Merle
    • Lori (adulterer and not very nice before the outbreak!) 
    • Shane
    • Negan
    • The Governor
    • Gareth