The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead (2010)

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Corrected entry: Almost all of the assault rifles in the show are fully automatic. The Army does not use full auto assault rifles, and owning a full auto firearm is a pricey and difficult thing to do, so it's illogical to think they scavenged dozens of fully automatic AK, AR, and M16 rifles from a relatively small area. Also, all of their full auto M4 rifles are inaccurate since there's no such thing as a fully automatic M4. And the Governor's full auto Steyr AUG is a very rare rifle that nobody would leave just lying around.


Correction: The M4A1 is a fully automatic M4, visually identical. While the Steyr might be rare, it wouldn't be impossible to obtain.

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Corrected entry: The walkers on this show are able to tear through a person's flesh as if they were made of tin foil, yet they are unable to break through glass doors and windows unless a large group of them are pressing their collective weight against them. Additionally, if the walkers' bodies are so frail that they can be obliterated by a fire hose, bisected by a rope or completely run themselves through on a sharp stick while walking at a very slow speed, then they shouldn't be able to rip or bite into a person's flesh without tearing off their own fingers and jaws in the process. If anything, the human characters should be able to rip apart walkers with their bare hands.

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Correction: The premise of the walkers is their insatiable need to feed, so when they're around flesh, they'll feed vigorously. When faced with obstacles, they don't have the brain function to overcome them, so while they could physically destroy objects, like glass, they don't attack it vigorously like flesh. And since they don't feel pain, they'll walk themselves through sharp sticks in an effort to move forward or toward flesh. And just because they're easily destroyed doesn't mean they can't rip through soft tissue themselves, because different forces are in play. But there have been times when people have killed walkers with their bare hands. It's just risky because they don't want to be accidentally bitten or scratched.


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Corrected entry: Daryl describes the car that abducted Beth as "black with a white cross on the back", but the vehicle we see abduct Beth is white with no cross on the back. (00:05:00)

Correction: There is a white or grey cross in the back window of the Cadillac. Daryl could easily have misidentified the color because the car is more grey than white, and with the shadows, the trunk area looks black.

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Corrected entry: Michonne has dreadlocks. Dreadlocks are usually fake. They are attached to the scalp. They would have fallen out by now. If they were real, she would have to have taken them down by now.

Correction: There's no reason to think her character's deadlocks are fake (as in hair extensions). And most dreadlocks are natural, although a variety of ways can be used to create them.


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Corrected entry: While they are all in the prison all the toilets are ceramic or porcelain. In prisons it's a safety measure to use steel toilets so they cannot be broken and used as weapons.

Correction: While regulations of new prison may call for unbreakable toilets, real prisons have been built using porcelain toilets, especially older and outdated prisons. While the prison in the series does not exist in real life, nor is it named after a real prison, it is still meant to be an older prison. Sidenote: all the toilets in the prison are fake and made out of wax, not porcelain or ceramic.

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Corrected entry: Throughout the entire series, the green hybrid that the group is driving changes branding. It often changes between Ford, to Toyota, and lately Hyundai from the recently acquired endorsement, all between scenes. Even going so far as changing 3 times in a single episode.


Correction: It would be helpful if specific episodes and scene descriptions were provided, otherwise it is very difficult to confirm this.


Consumed - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: When Daryl is driving the hospital van, it shows that he is going to land upside down, on the vehicle's roof, when he drives off the parking garage. In the next scene, the vehicle lands on its wheels, as if it has done a complete front flip. (00:30:00)

Collin Kocik
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