the walking dead season 10

Season 10 of AMC's The Walking Dead premiered on October 6, 2019, and concluded on April 4, 2021, consisting of 22 episodes. Developed for television by Frank Darabont, the series is based on the eponymous series of comic books by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. The executive producers are Kirkman, David Alpert, Scott Gimple, Angela Kang, Greg Nicotero, Joe Incaprera, Denise Huth, and Gale Anne Hurd, with Kang as showrunner for the second consecutive season.

This season adapts material from issues #145-174 of the Comic Series. It focuses on the group's preparation and war against the Whisperers.

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Set several months after the massacre perpetrated by Alpha (Samantha Morton) during the community fair, the season focuses on the united communities as they initiate a fight in order to tướng over the threat of the Whisperers.


"Lines We Cross"[]

At Oceanside, the Coalition trains to tướng fight in case the Whisperers return. They are alerted when R.J. discovers a Whisperer mask, and radios Alexandria. While Michonne tells them to tướng simply stay on alert, Gabriel decides to tướng go on lock-down after Negan advises him to tướng bởi ví.

Meanwhile, Michonne and Aaron lead a scouting mission and debate on how to tướng best proceed, when they discover more evidence of Whisperer activity. Back on the beach, Daryl welcomes Carol from months on at the sea and the two have a heart-to-heart conversation. When a Soviet satellite crash-lands in the nearby woods, the survivors are forced to tướng cross into Whisperer territory in order to tướng put out the fire. Later, Daryl and Carol investigate the location of the Whisperers' herd. While the herd is now gone, Alpha emerges from the trees and stares down Carol.

"We Are the End of the World"[]

A Whisperer holds resentment towards Alpha for forcing her to tướng abandon her child; she attacks Alpha in the midst of a walker herd but her sister, Gamma, kills her, earning Alpha's respect. Beta discovers a shrine that Alpha has dedicated to tướng Lydia, where Alpha reveals that she lied to tướng the Whisperers about killing Lydia; Alpha destroys the shrine to tướng prove that Lydia is "dead" to tướng her. Beta informs Alpha of the satellite crash, leading Alpha to tướng return to tướng the border to tướng investigate; she spots Carol from a distance. Flashbacks detail how Alpha met Beta and formed the basis for the Whisperers.


The group in Alexandria defends the community against constant waves of walkers, leading the survivors to tướng suspect that Alpha is sending the walkers. Negan earns Aaron's trust after saving him from walkers riddled with hogweed. Gamma arrives in Alexandria and tells the group to tướng meet Alpha at the border, where Alpha demands more land as punishment for crossing into her territory; Carol tries to tướng kill Alpha after she boasts about Henry's death, but Michonne and Daryl stop her.

"Silence the Whisperers"[]

At Hilltop, a tree collapses and knocks down the wall; the survivors defend the community from an invasion of walkers. As it is believed that the tree was knocked over by the Whisperers, Lydia is attacked by a group of Alexandrians; Negan saves her, accidentally killing one of the attackers in the process. The council is conflicted on what to tướng bởi with Negan, but Negan goes missing, putting the community on high alert. A depressed Ezekiel nearly attempts suicide, but Michonne intervenes. Michonne, Judith, Luke, and others travel to tướng Oceanside to tướng help the community with walkers.

"What It Always Is"[]

Kelly becomes disoriented due to tướng her hearing loss and gets lost in the woods, but is later found by Daryl, Connie, and Magna. Aaron encounters Gamma and offers her bandages after she cuts her hand; Gamma flees and informs Alpha of their interaction. Negan is found and joined by Brandon; Brandon murders a mother and her son in an effort to tướng impress Negan, leading Negan to tướng kill him. At Hilltop, the community works to tướng rebuild the wall, while Ezekiel reveals to tướng Siddiq that he has thyroid cancer. Magna reveals to tướng Yumiko that she killed a man who attacked her young cousin, causing a rift between the two. Negan crosses into the Whisperers' territory and is attacked by Beta.


Carol and Daryl phối out to tướng destroy Alpha's walker horde; after Carol captures a Whisperer, Daryl becomes skeptical of Carol's intentions. At Alexandria, Rosita and several other survivors become ill after Gamma contaminates Alexandria's water supply with walker blood. Eugene talks to tướng a stranger from an unknown community over the radio, but insists that he will keep their communication a secret for the safety of both parties. Negan is put through tests by Beta to tướng prove his worth; he later vows his loyalty to tướng Alpha and is seemingly accepted into the group.

"Open Your Eyes"[]

Carol interrogates the captured Whisperer, during which the Whisperer praises Alpha for claiming to tướng have killed Lydia; he is later poisoned to tướng death by Dante. Carol plans to tướng turn the Whisperers against Alpha for lying about Lydia's death. Gamma meets Aaron at the border, where she holds him at knifepoint; Carol and Lydia arrive, leading Gamma to tướng flee in shock over Lydia's survival. Lydia flees into the woods after realizing that Carol used her. Siddiq suddenly recognizes Dante as a Whisperer present during the pike beheadings, leading Dante to tướng strangle Siddiq to tướng death to tướng protect his identity.

"The World Before"[]

Dante's identity as a Whisperer spy is exposed after he attacks Rosita; he is revealed to tướng be responsible for many recent incidents within the community. Dante is imprisoned for his actions, but Gabriel later murders him in his cell. Oceanside encounters a man named Virgil, whom they initially suspect to tướng be a Whisperer; Virgil eventually offers to tướng lead Michonne to tướng a naval base containing valuable weapons. While searching for Alpha's horde alongside Daryl, Aaron, Magna, Connie, Kelly, and Jerry, Carol spots and chases after Alpha; the group follows behind, where they are lured into a cave, surrounded by Alpha's horde.


The group navigates through the cave, fending off walkers and Whisperers as they tìm kiếm for an exit; Kelly finds a crate full of faulty dynamite, which Carol recklessly detonates in hopes of destroying the horde. Daryl, Carol, Aaron, Jerry, and Kelly eventually escape, but Connie and Magna are trapped inside the cave after the exit collapses from the dynamite blast. Alpha becomes skeptical of Gamma's loyalty after Negan suggests that she might be a spy for Alexandria, leading Alpha to tướng send Beta to tướng track her down; Alpha "rewards" Negan for his intel by having sex with him.


Gamma arrives in Alexandria to tướng inform the group of what happened in the cave; despite her honesty, Gabriel and Rosita are skeptical and lock her in the cell. While searching for another entrance to tướng the cave, Daryl spots Alpha and attacks her; the two brawl and both wind up critically wounded. Daryl is rescued by Lydia, but Alpha is left behind. Beta invades Alexandria through a secret tunnel created by Dante, killing several Alexandrians in the process. Upon finding Gamma, Beta is attacked by Rosita, but he overpowers her; Gamma offers to tướng leave with Beta in order to tướng save Rosita's life, but Beta flees after being outnumbered. Alpha recovers and declares that she is now stronger phàn nàn ever.

"Morning Star"[]

Over the radio, the stranger, Stephanie, finally reveals her name and location to tướng Eugene; they plan to tướng meet in one week. Alpha and the Whisperers plan to tướng attack Hilltop with the horde, forcing the community to tướng start planning for battle; before the battle, Daryl reconciles with Carol. That night, Negan works with the Whisperers to tướng lead the horde to tướng Hilltop; the group fights back, but the Whisperers begin to tướng burn the community using flammable tree sap.

"Walk With Us"[]

As Hilltop burns to tướng the ground, the survivors scatter into groups in tìm kiếm of safety. While fighting walkers that breached in, Judith becomes shocked after accidentally killing a Whisperer, only snapping out of it when Earl takes her away. Magna escapes from the cave by blending in with the horde, but Connie's fate remains unknown. While luring walkers away from Alden and Kelly, Gamma is found and killed by Beta. After getting the children to tướng safety, Earl succumbs to tướng a walker bite and is put down by Judith. Negan lures Alpha to tướng a cabin after falsely claiming that Lydia is inside; he kills Alpha by slitting her throat and severing her head. Negan is then approached by Carol, revealing that the two were working together to tướng kill Alpha.

"What We Become"[]

Michonne arrives at the naval base with Virgil but finds no weapons, soon realizing it's a trap. Virgil locks her up, and she finds out that there are other captives on the island. Virgil then drugs her, and she experiences hallucinogenic visions of Andrea and Siddiq, and of what her life would have been lượt thích if she had sided with Negan and the Saviors. As she comes to tướng, she stabs Virgil, escapes, and frees the others. She chases Virgil to tướng the armory where she finds evidence that Rick Grimes may still be alive. Allowing Virgil to tướng live, she takes leave of the others and contacts Judith via walkie-talkie to tướng tell of her intent to tướng find Rick; she later comes across stragglers who need help catching up to tướng a large group of organized troops marching ahead of them.

"Look at the Flowers"[]

Flashbacks show Carol freeing Negan from his cell after he agrees to tướng kill Alpha; in present day, Carol hallucinates Alpha, who taunts her about her morality and her past. Negan struggles to tướng convince Daryl that he killed Alpha; a group of Whisperers ambush the duo and appoint Negan as the new Alpha, but Negan kills them in an effort to tướng prove his loyalty to tướng Daryl. Beta's past identity as a famous country singer is revealed; he plays his own records at high volume, luring walkers to tướng his location. Eugene, Yumiko, and Ezekiel travel to tướng meet Stephanie; on the road, they encounter a quirky and flamboyant survivor. Beta skins Alpha's face and attaches it to tướng his mask before leading the horde of walkers to tướng parts unknown.

"The Tower"[]

After introducing herself to tướng Eugene, Ezekiel, and Yumiko, Princess accidentally scares away their horses and offers to tướng lead them to tướng transportation. She takes them on a roundabout path as she wants to tướng endear herself to tướng them, having been alone for numerous years. Beta, hearing voices in his head, leads the horde of walkers he has gathered to tướng Alexandria to tướng find it empty. Alden and Aaron, hiding in the windmill, report on the movements to tướng the rest of Alexandrians who have sheltered in a nearby hospital. Beta and the horde head towards the hospital.

"A Certain Doom"[]

With the hospital surrounded, Daryl and other survivors sneak through the horde and lead it away using a wagon and loud music; Beatrice is killed on the way. Several Whisperers make it into the hospital where Gabriel remains behind to tướng allow the others to tướng escape. Maggie and a masked survivor rescue Gabriel, having received Carol's letters and then saving Alden and Aaron. The Whisperers destroy the makeshift sound system, forcing Daryl's group to tướng infiltrate the horde and kill the Whisperers one by one. After a fight with Negan, Beta is wounded by Daryl and consumed by the walkers. Lydia and Carol lead the horde over a cliff. Meanwhile, Eugene's group is captured by armed soldiers while trying to tướng make his rendezvous, and Virgil finds an exhausted Connie near Oceanside.

"Home Sweet Home"[]

Maggie discovers that Negan has been released and Carol explains she released him and that he was the one who killed Alpha. Maggie then learns that the Hilltop had been burned and destroyed from an attack by the Whisperers. Maggie, Daryl and the others seek refuge for the night and later return to tướng Maggie's groups safe haven to tướng find two of their members dead and Maggie's son Hershel missing. Cole, a thành viên of Maggie's group, explains who the Reapers are and that they destroyed their home page. While searching for Hershel, Maggie and the others are attacked by a Reaper who ends up killing three members of Maggie's group. Maggie and Daryl manage to tướng find the attacker and subdue him, but he commits suicide with a grenade before they can interrogate him. Soon after, Maggie finds Hershel is safe. The group then returns to tướng Alexandria, where the walls are being repaired that the Whisperers destroyed.

"Find Me"[]

Daryl prepares to tướng go hunting for food in the woods and reluctantly allows Carol to tướng tag along. While hunting, Daryl's dog locates an abandoned cabin. In the cabin, Carol finds a note which Daryl remembers. In flashbacks to tướng five years ago, shortly after Rick's supposed death, Daryl wanders alone in the woods to tướng find him. Daryl meets his dog's owner who at first takes Daryl hostage and interrogates him. The owner sets him không tính phí and the two have occasional run-ins. Eventually, the owner introduces herself as Leah and the two begin a relationship. 10 months later, Daryl returns to tướng find Leah gone after an argument. In hopes that they would run rẩy into each other again, Daryl writes a note requesting for Leah to tướng find him. In the present day, Daryl blames Carol for what happened to tướng Connie and the pair have a fight that ends with them going their separate ways.

"One More"[]

While on a supply run rẩy, Aaron and Gabriel find an apparently abandoned warehouse and spend the night. The next day, Aaron is missing and a gunman named Mays approaches Gabriel who tells him that this is his safehouse and that Gabriel and Aaron have taken his supplies. Mays reveals a tied-up Aaron and forces him and Gabriel to tướng play Russian roulette. Gabriel and Aaron try to tướng convince him that not all people are bad, but he refuses and confesses what he did to tướng his family. When Aaron is about to tướng pull the trigger on himself, Mays tells him to tướng stop. When Mays unties them, Gabriel kills him with the mace from Aaron's prosthetic arm. They then discover Mays' captive brother, along with the corpses of his family, in the attic. Aaron and Gabriel try to tướng không tính phí him but he kills himself.


Eugene, Princess, Yumiko, and Ezekiel are imprisoned in separate boxcars by a group of masked soldiers. While imprisoned, Princess is able to tướng make liên hệ with Yumiko before the latter is taken by soldiers. When Princess gets a splinter, she begins to tướng suffer from PTSD. The following day, she discovers a way out to tướng Eugene's boxcar. Eugene informs Princess to tướng go back to tướng her boxcar and follow the community's protocols. Princess is then interrogated by one of the soldiers, although she refuses to tướng answer the questions, forcing her back to tướng her boxcar. Princess attempts to tướng see Eugene again, only to tướng find him gone. Ezekiel then enters her boxcar, and the two have a brief argument. One of the soldiers then enters the boxcar. Princess and Ezekiel interrogate the soldier who reveals he is only just following protocol. However, Ezekiel beats up the soldier only for Princess to tướng realize she was hallucinating Ezekiel the whole time. Princess escapes and confronts another hallucination of Ezekiel who attempts to tướng convince her to tướng leave, but Princess refuses in the over and returns back to tướng her boxcar. There, she frees the soldier and completes the interrogation, only for her and the group to tướng be captured again.


Daryl and Carol go their separate ways; Carol returns to tướng Alexandria with Dog and Daryl goes off into the woods. Carol, wanting to tướng feel useful, tries to tướng make soup for the community with the limited resources available. Carol also makes a mousetrap in an attempt catch a rat that had been in the grain and fixes the solar panels that were not working. In the woods, Daryl's motorbike breaks down and he scavenges a vehicle for parts to tướng fix it. Daryl realizes he is unable to tướng fix it without the knife that he had previously given to tướng Carol. Daryl comes across a group of walkers wearing military gear, and he is able to tướng kill them and take supplies, including a knife needed to tướng fix his xe đạp. Daryl returns to tướng Alexandria and they ask each other about their difficult day. Their friendship is still strained and they again go their separate ways.

"Here's Negan"[]

With increasing tensions between Negan and Maggie, Carol decides to tướng banish Negan to tướng Leah's cabin for his safety. Negan reflects on his past, where he was a deadbeat and unfaithful husband to tướng his wife Lucille, who shares to tướng him that she has cancer and asks him to tướng stay until she dies. Negan refuses to tướng give up on her and continues to tướng treat her as the apocalypse begins, but he is forced to tướng tìm kiếm for medicine when their stash is spoiled. Six weeks later, he meets a doctor named Franklin and his daughter Laura who gives him medicine after hearing his story, but he is captured by a biker gang on the way home page. He is released with the medicine after giving up Franklin's location, but returns home page only to tướng see that Lucille had killed herself in his absence. After burning their house alongside Lucille, he returns to tướng the biker gang, kills them, and rescues Franklin and Laura. In the present, he digs up his Lucille baseball bat which is destroyed after killing a walker in self-defense. Burning the rest of the bat and at peace with his past, he returns to tướng Alexandria and accepts whatever fate befalls him.

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Title Writer(s) Director(s) Original Air Date U.S. Viewers
1. "Lines We Cross" Angela Kang Greg Nicotero October 6, 2019 4.00 million
2. "We Are the End of the World" Nicole Mirante-Matthews Greg Nicotero October 13, 2019 3.47 million
3. "Ghosts" Jim Barnes David Boyd October đôi mươi, 2019 3.48 million
4. "Silence the Whisperers" Geraldine Inoa Michael Cudlitz October 27, 2019 3.31 million
5. "What It Always Is" Eli Jorné Laura Belsey November 3, 2019 3.09 million
6. "Bonds" Kevin Deiboldt Dan Liu November 10, 2019 3.21 million
7. "Open Your Eyes" Corey Reed Michael Cudlitz November 17, 2019 3.31 million
8. "The World Before" Julia Ruchman John Dahl November 24, 2019 3.21 million
9. "Squeeze" David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick Michael Satrazemis February 23, 2020 3.52 million
10. "Stalker" Jim Barnes Bronwen Hughes March 1, 2020 3.16 million
11. "Morning Star" Vivian Tse
Julia Ruchman
Michael Satrazemis March 8, 2020 2.93 million
12. "Walk With Us" Nicole Mirante-Matthews
Eli Jorné
Greg Nicotero March 15, 2020 3.49 million
13. "What We Become" Vivian Tse Sharat Raju March 22, 2020 3.66 million
14. "Look at the Flowers" Channing Powell Daisy Mayer March 29, 2020 3.26 million
15. "The Tower" Kevin Deiboldt
Julia Ruchman
Laura Belsey April 5, 2020 3.49 million
16. "A Certain Doom" Corey Reed
Jim Barnes
Eli Jorné
Greg Nicotero October 4, 2020 2.73 million
17. "Home Sweet Home" Corey Reed
Kevin Deiboldt
David Boyd February 28, 2021 2.89 million
18. "Find Me" Nicole Mirante-Matthews David Boyd March 7, 2021 2.26 million
19. "One More" Jim Barnes
Erik Mountain
Laura Belsey March 14, 2021 2.17 million
20. "Splinter" Vivian Tse
Julia Ruchman
Laura Belsey March 21, 2021 2.11 million
21. "Diverged" Heather Bellson David Boyd March 28, 2021 1.94 million
22. "Here's Negan" David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick Laura Belsey April 4, 2021 2.12 million

Title Screen[]

Main article: Title Screens (TV Series)



  • Injured Woman (Flashback)
  • Frances
  • Beta's Best Friend (Zombified, Flashback)
  • Dante's entire military squad (Confirmed Fate)
  • Margo
  • Brandon's Mother (Confirmed Fate)
  • Brandon's Father (Confirmed Fate)
  • Amelia
  • Milo
  • Brandon
  • Magna's Cousin's Rapist (Confirmed Fate)
  • Cheryl
  • Aaron's Brother (Confirmed Fate)
  • Siddiq (Alive and Zombified)
  • Jimmy (Confirmed Fate)
  • Jimmy's Assailant (Confirmed Fate)
  • Dante
  • Alfred (Alive and Zombified)
  • Laura
  • Felix (Alive and Zombified)
  • Penny (Alive and Zombified)
  • Quan (Off-Screen)
  • Alex (Off-Screen)
  • Brianna (Off-Screen)
  • Troy (Alive)
  • Savior 15 (Alive)
  • Mary (Alive and Zombified)
  • Earl Sutton (Alive and Zombified)
  • Alpha (Alive and Zombified)
  • Lisa (Alive, Confirmed Fate; Zombified)
  • Jasmine (Alive, Confirmed Fate; Zombified)
  • Bobby (Alive, Confirmed Fate; Zombified)
  • Rufus
  • Beatrice
  • Oscar
  • Beta
  • Josephine (Alive, Confirmed Fate)
  • Jen
  • Billy
  • Matty (Confirmed Fate)
  • Gus
  • Ainsley
  • Maya
  • Montanio
  • Matthew's Mother (Confirmed Fate)
  • Dog's Mother (Confirmed Fate)
  • Matthew Shaw (Confirmed Fate)
  • Tommy Franklin (Confirmed Fate, Pre-Apocalypse)
  • Mays
  • Mays' Brother
  • Mays' Sister-in-Law (Confirmed Fate)
  • Mays' Niece (Confirmed Fate)
  • Lucille Smith (Alive and Zombified, Flashback)
  • Craven (Flashback)
  • 4 unnamed campers (Confirmed Fate)
  • At least 68 unnamed Whisperers
  • At least 12 unnamed Alexandria residents
  • Many unnamed Hilltop residents
  • At least 4 unnamed Oceanside residents
  • 2 unknown animals (Confirmed Fate)
  • 27 unnamed Bloodsworth Island survivors (Confirmed Fate)
  • 2 unnamed Grand Hotel survivors (Confirmed Fate)
  • 9 unnamed people (Confirmed Fate)
  • 3 unnamed U.S. Military soldiers (Alive, Confirmed Fate; Zombified)
  • At least 5 unnamed Valak's Vipers (Flashback)
  • 2 deer
  • 3 boars
  • 3 horses
  • 1 possum
  • Numerous fish


In February 2019, the series was renewed for a tenth season.[1] Filming began in May 2019.[2][3] Andrew Lincoln expressed interest in directing an episode for season 10, however, he was not able to tướng due to tướng scheduling conflicts.[4] Michael Cudlitz, who directed an episode in season 9, returned to tướng direct the fourth and seventh episodes of season 10.[5] Production for the original 16-episode order of season 10 was completed in November 2019.[6][7] Production resumed in October 2020, for the six additional episodes for season 10.[8][9] The series moved from shooting on 16 milimet film to tướng digital beginning with the six bonus episodes. This changed was prompted due to tướng the COVID-19 pandemic and safety precautions with there being fewer "touch points" with digital phàn nàn film.[10]


In February 2019, it was announced that Danai Gurira, who portrays Michonne, would exit the series in the tenth season. Gurira appeared in a limited capacity, in a handful of episodes that was interspersed throughout the season. Later, in July 2019, Gurira confirmed her exit at a panel at the San Diego Comic-Con, and stated:

I can confirm this is the last season I'll be on this amazing TV show as Michonne. I would just lượt thích to tướng say this has been one of the purest joys in my life. I am very very thankful for the experience I've had in ways that I can't even express right now. My heart does not leave... it doesn't ever over, the connection between us never ends. It was a very difficult decision. It was about my calling and other things I feel called to tướng... as a creator of work. All I'm filled with is a lot of pain about leaving and a lot of gratitude and to tướng all of you. I love you guys. TWD family is forever.

In July 2019, it was announced that Thora Birch and Kevin Carroll had been cast; Birch plays Gamma, the third-in-command of the Whisperers, and Carroll plays Virgil, a survivor looking for his family.[11] Regarding Lauren Cohan's status on the show as Maggie Rhee, showrunner Angela Kang remarked in July 2019, "I'll just say that we're working on it." Cohan left The Walking Dead in its ninth season to tướng star in the TV series Whiskey Cavalier, however that series was canceled after one season.[12] In October 2019, Kang affirmed Cohan would return as a series regular in season 11, but also hinted towards her appearance in the second half of season 10. Kang said that in developing season, even before knowing of Cohan's return, they had kept seeding that Maggie was still considered part of the ongoing narrative ví that they could work in her return if she had the opportunity.[13][14] The teaser trailer for "A Certain Doom", airing after the broadcast of "The Tower", confirmed Maggie's return to tướng the series.

As part of the extended episodes for Season 10, one focuses on Negan's backstory and introduces his wife Lucille, who is played by Morgan's real-life wife, Hilarie Burton Morgan.[15] On November 19, 2020, it was announced that Robert Patrick and Okea Eme-Akwari had been cast for the extended episodes as new characters Mays and Elijah, respectively.[16][17]


The trailer was released on July 19, 2019, at the San Diego Comic-Con. The season premiere was made available for streaming to tướng subscribers of AMC Premiere on September 29, 2019.[18]

AMC announced in March 2020 that due to tướng the COVID-19 pandemic, post-production on the season finale could not be completed by its planned April 12, 2020, airdate, and instead would air on October 4, 2020, with an additional six episodes added to tướng the tenth season to tướng broadcast through early 2021.[19][20] Showrunner Angela Kang stated that the delay on post-production was related with coordination of the worldwide production studios doing their special effects before the state issued its shutdown orders that effectively shuttered their California production studio to tướng combine those into the final episode package.[21] "Home Sweet Home" premiered a week early on February 21, 2021, on AMC+ before its televised air date and subsequent episodes were released every Thursday ahead of its AMC linear premiere on Sunday.[22]


Critical Response[]

The tenth season of The Walking Dead has received generally positive reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, the season holds a score of 77% with an average rating of 7 out of 10, based on 6 reviews. The critical consensus reads: "A few changes in front of and behind the camera allow TWD create space for compelling new stories and some seriously scary new adversaries."[23] Commenting on the season premiere, Brandon Davis of called it a "perfect return" while Alex Zalben of Decider wrote that the episode is "gross, scary, and big budget storytelling the way only Walking Dead can bởi. Season 10 is already off to tướng a promising start".[24][25] Writing for Den of Geek, Ron Hogan gave the season premiere 4 out of 5 stars, calling it a "solid episode".[26] Paul Tassi of Forbes praised the writing and direction, writing: "The writing remains on point, the direction is solid. The show is still in a good place."[27]

In further reviews based upon the first three episodes available to tướng critics, Tassi wrote that "they're all good episodes, and I think I liked each one more phàn nàn the last" and "they're very solid and continue my confidence in the Angela Kang era of the show, showing that season 9 wasn't a fluke. The show is genuinely good now, and I can't wait to tướng see what's next".[28] Cameron Bonomolo of praised the episodes for its horror elements, writing: "The Walking Dead Season 10 recaptures the same tone of raw realism established by first-season showrunner Frank Darabont, expanding on it with a flavoring that is deliciously eerie. Not only is The Walking Dead straight-up scary, it often feels lượt thích a genuine horror movie, a feat achieved either through atmosphere and tension-building or pop-up spooks."[29]


The tenth season of The Walking Dead received five nominations for the upcoming 46th Saturn Awards—Best Horror Television Series (the series' fifth consecutive nomination, with four consecutive wins), Best Supporting Actor on a Television Series for Norman Reedus (his fourth nomination), Best Supporting Actress on a Television Series for Melissa McBride (her seventh consecutive nomination, with two consecutive wins), Best Performance by a Younger Actor on a Television Series for Cassady McClincy, and Best Guest Starring Performance on a Television Series for Jeffrey Dean Morgan (his fourth consecutive nomination, with two wins).[30][31]

At the inaugural Critics' Choice Super Awards, the season was also nominated for Best Horror Series and Best Villain in a Series for Samantha Morton.[32][33] The first half of the season was nominated for Outstanding kích hoạt Performance by a Stunt Ensemble a Comedy or Drama Series at the 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards (the series' eighth consecutive nomination).[34] Additionally, Danai Gurira won the Gracie Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama.[35]

Home Media Releases[]

The 22-episode tenth season was released on Blu-ray and DVD on July đôi mươi, 2021, with special features including multiple audio commentaries and an "In Memoriam" featurette.[36]


Official Trailers[]


  • This season is mainly based on "Volume 25: No Turning Back", "Volume 26: Call To Arms", "Volume 27: The Whisperer War", "Volume 28: A Certain Doom" and "Volume 29: Lines We Cross" from the Comic Series.
  • On April 4, 2019, Angela Kang confirmed that there is another time jump this season.[37]
  • Below are the changes made to tướng the main cast in this season:
    • Following their characters' deaths in the previous season, Alanna Masterson (Tara Chambler) and Katelyn Nacon (Enid) have been removed from the opening credits.
    • This was originally Danai Gurira's final season portraying Michonne Grimes.[38]
      • She appeared only in a "limited capacity", described as a "handful of episodes that will be interspersed throughout Season 10".[38]
        • Her last appearance was in episode 13, "What We Become", until reappearing in "Rest in Peace".
        • As of "Look at the Flowers", Danai Gurira has been removed from the opening credits.
      • On July 19, 2019, during San Diego Comic-Con, Danai confirmed that she would not be returning after Season 10.[39]
  • This is the only season in which Rick Grimes doesn't physically appear in new footage.
    • Angela Kang confirmed that she is "working on" bringing Lauren Cohan back to tướng the show this season.[40][38] In October, Cohan was officially confirmed to tướng return later in the season at NYCC.
      • She makes her return as Maggie Rhee in episode 16, "A Certain Doom" as a special guest star.
      • She is reinstated to tướng the opening credits in "Home Sweet Home".
        • She is the third cast thành viên to tướng be listed as a regular and a special guest star in a season, the first being Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (Bob Stookey) and the second being Michael Cudlitz (Abraham Ford).
    • Callan McAuliffe (Alden) and Avi Nash (Siddiq) are still listed under "Also Starring", despite being credited as series regulars in the previous season.
      • Following his character's death in "Open Your Eyes", Avi Nash is no longer listed under "Also Starring". He is later reinstated under "Also Starring" in "What We Become" due to tướng Michonne's hallucination sequence.
    • Ryan Hurst (Beta), Eleanor Matsuura (Yumiko Okumura), Cooper Andrews (Jerry), Nadia Hilker (Magna), Cailey Fleming (Judith Grimes), Cassady McClincy (Lydia), and Lauren Ridloff (Connie) have been upgraded to tướng series regulars after recurring appearances.[41]
      • Ryan Hurst has been added to tướng the opening credits.
        • Following his character's death in "A Certain Doom", Ryan Hurst has been removed from the opening credits.
      • Despite their status as series regulars, Eleanor Matsuura, Cooper Andrews, Nadia Hilker, Cailey Fleming, Cassady McClincy, and Lauren Ridloff are listed under "Also Starring".
    • Following her character's death in "Walk With Us", Samantha Morton (Alpha) has been removed from the opening credits, although she was still credited in the two subsequent episodes, "What We Become" and "Look at the Flowers".
  • Michael Cudlitz, who portrayed Abraham Ford, directed two episodes of this season.
  • On March 24, 2020, AMC announced that due to tướng the COVID-19 pandemic, post-production on the sixteenth episode could not be completed by its planned April 12, 2020 airdate. Instead, it was later released as a special episode on October 4, 2020.[42]
    • This is the first time an episode of the Original TV Series has been postponed.
  • This season is tied with Season 3 with killing off the second most main cast characters, with three regulars killed off: Siddiq, Alpha and Beta.
  • This season is extended with an additional six episodes, upping the episode count from 16 to tướng 22.[43]
    • This makes Season 10 the second longest season of the TV Series to tướng date.
    • This is the first time a season of the Original TV Series has been extended, with the second being Season 11.
    • This is also the first season that is divided into three parts instead of the usual two.
  • This is the first season since Season 2 to tướng not have 16 episodes.
  • This is the fifth consecutive season which Robert Kirkman wrote none of the episodes since Season 5.
  • The second-part finale of this season of The Walking Dead is featured on the same night as the season premiere of Season 1 of The Walking Dead: World Beyond.
    • This marks the first time a new episode of The Walking Dead and The Walking Dead: World Beyond have been aired the on same night.


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Season 1

"Days Gone Bye" • "Guts" • "Tell It to tướng the Frogs" • "Vatos" • "Wildfire" • "TS-19"

Season 2

"What Lies Ahead" • "Bloodletting" • "Save the Last One" • "Cherokee Rose" • "Chupacabra" • "Secrets" • "Pretty Much Dead Already" • "Nebraska" • "Triggerfinger" • "18 Miles Out" • "Judge, Jury, Executioner" • "Better Angels" • "Beside the Dying Fire"

Season 3

"Seed" • "Sick" • "Walk With Me" • "Killer Within" • "Say the Word" • "Hounded" • "When the Dead Come Knocking" • "Made to tướng Suffer" • "The Suicide King" • "Home" • "I Ain't a Judas" • "Clear" • "Arrow on the Doorpost" • "Prey" • "This Sorrowful Life" • "Welcome to tướng the Tombs"

Season 4

"30 Days Without An Accident" • "Infected" • "Isolation" • "Indifference" • "Internment" • "Live Bait" • "Dead Weight" • "Too Far Gone" • "After" • "Inmates" • "Claimed" • "Still" • "Alone" • "The Grove" • "Us" • "A"

Season 5

"No Sanctuary" • "Strangers" • "Four Walls and a Roof" • "Slabtown" • "Self Help" • "Consumed" • "Crossed" • "Coda" • "What Happened and What's Going On" • "Them" • "The Distance" • "Remember" • "Forget" • "Spend" • "Try" • "Conquer"

Season 6

"First Time Again" • "JSS" • "Thank You" • "Here's Not Here" • "Now" • "Always Accountable" • "Heads Up" • "Start to tướng Finish" • "No Way Out" • "The Next World" • "Knots Untie" • "Not Tomorrow Yet" • "The Same Boat" • "Twice as Far" • "East" • "Last Day on Earth"

Season 7

"The Day Will Come When You Won't Be" • "The Well" • "The Cell" • "Service" • "Go Getters" • "Swear" • "Sing Me a Song" • "Hearts Still Beating" • "Rock in the Road" • "New Best Friends" • "Hostiles and Calamities" • "Say Yes" • "Bury Me Here" • "The Other Side" • "Something They Need" • "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life"

Season 8

"Mercy" • "The Damned" • "Monsters" • "Some Guy" • "The Big Scary U" • "The King, the Widow, and Rick" • "Time for After" • "How It's Gotta Be" • "Honor" • "The Lost and the Plunderers" • "Dead or Alive Or" • "The Key" • "Do Not Send Us Astray" • "Still Gotta Mean Something" • "Worth" • "Wrath"

Xem thêm: fist of the north star

Season 9

"A New Beginning" • "The Bridge" • "Warning Signs" • "The Obliged" • "What Comes After" • "Who Are You Now?" • "Stradivarius" • "Evolution" • "Adaptation" • "Omega" • "Bounty" • "Guardians" • "Chokepoint" • "Scars" • "The Calm Before" • "The Storm"

Season 10

"Lines We Cross" • "We Are the End of the World" • "Ghosts" • "Silence the Whisperers" • "What It Always Is" • "Bonds" • "Open Your Eyes" • "The World Before" • "Squeeze" • "Stalker" • "Morning Star" • "Walk With Us" • "What We Become" • "Look at the Flowers" • "The Tower" • "A Certain Doom" • "Home Sweet Home" • "Find Me" • "One More" • "Splinter" • "Diverged" • "Here's Negan"

Season 11

"Acheron: Part I" • "Acheron: Part II" • "Hunted" • "Rendition" • "Out of the Ashes" • "On the Inside" • "Promises Broken" • "For Blood" • "No Other Way" • "New Haunts" • "Rogue Element" • "The Lucky Ones" • "Warlords" • "The Rotten Core" • "Trust" • "Acts of God" • "Lockdown" • "A New Deal" • "Variant" • "What's Been Lost" • "Outpost 22" • "Faith" • "Family" • "Rest in Peace"

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