The Best Episodes Directed by Greg Nicotero

No Sanctuary

#1 - No Sanctuary

The Walking Dead Season 5 - Episode 1

We learn the true motives of the Terminans as Rick and the group find themselves in a vulnerable situation.

star 8.53
9173 votes
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No Way Out

#2 - No Way Out

The Walking Dead Season 6 - Episode 9

While trying to escape Alexandria, Rick and his group meet trouble when sudden noise draws walkers towards them with what could be fatal consequences.

star 8.38
9843 votes
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Conquer

#3 - Conquer

The Walking Dead Season 5 - Episode 16

Daryl finds trouble while on a run; Rick and the group feel like outsiders in Alexandria, where trouble approaches the gates.

star 8.33
7964 votes
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The Day Will Come When You Won't Be

#4 - The Day Will Come When You Won't Be

The Walking Dead Season 7 - Episode 1

Having been brutally overpowered by Negan and his Saviors, Rick and the group kneel helplessly as they suffer heavy losses that will haunt them forever.

star 8.16
14365 votes
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This Sorrowful Life

#5 - This Sorrowful Life

The Walking Dead Season 3 - Episode 15

Rick and the group are faced with a serious problem. If they want a truce with the Governor, they will have to make a huge sacrifice.

star 8.11
10371 votes
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Not Tomorrow Yet

#6 - Not Tomorrow Yet

The Walking Dead Season 6 - Episode 12

Rick and the group realize the only way to maintain the peace of Alexandria is to fight a new enemy. However, this time, the group might be outmatched.

star 8.09
8811 votes
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Walk with Us

#7 - Walk with Us

The Walking Dead Season 10 - Episode 12

With Negan's help, Alpha and the Whisperers attack Hilltop.

star 8.08
2130 votes
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Rock in the Road

#8 - Rock in the Road

The Walking Dead Season 7 - Episode 9

Rick and the group are led to a new community where they are introduced to its inhabitants and ruler. A familiar face resurfaces.

star 7.97
13098 votes
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What Comes After

#9 - What Comes After

The Walking Dead Season 9 - Episode 5

Rick is forced to face the past as he struggles to maintain the safety of the communities and protect the future he and Carl envisioned.

star 7.97
4080 votes
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Us

#10 - Us

The Walking Dead Season 4 - Episode 15

However brutal some survivors believe they must be to stay alive, we get to see that faith can sometimes be the strongest survival tool.

star 7.96
8484 votes
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Last Day on Earth

#11 - Last Day on Earth

The Walking Dead Season 6 - Episode 16

To save one of their own, Rick's group must venture outside the walls. Their experience there will change their lives forever.

star 7.96
11100 votes
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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life

#12 - The First Day of the Rest of Your Life

The Walking Dead Season 7 - Episode 16

In the season finale, the stakes keep mounting higher and higher as different stories from the season clash while the group enacts an intricate plan.

star 7.92
13149 votes
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First Time Again

#13 - First Time Again

The Walking Dead Season 6 - Episode 1

Rick and the group continue to have trouble assimilating into Alexandria. Multiple threats lead the community to adopt a mindset of hardness, while Rick's group must take a step back from the violence they've come to embrace.

star 7.90
8982 votes
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30 Days Without an Accident

#14 - 30 Days Without an Accident

The Walking Dead Season 4 - Episode 1

Rick and the group are as close to an ideal life as possible at the prison. Will they be able to hold on to humanity in the face of a new evil?

star 7.89
9951 votes
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Remember

#15 - Remember

The Walking Dead Season 5 - Episode 12

The group has a difficult time molding to a new lifestyle, forcing them to consider whether they can be the people they once were.

star 7.88
6698 votes
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After

#16 - After

The Walking Dead Season 4 - Episode 9

As Rick deals with old wounds, members of the prison have to come to terms with their new environment and ask themselves if survival alone is enough.

star 7.87
8821 votes
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Judge, Jury, Executioner

#17 - Judge, Jury, Executioner

The Walking Dead Season 2 - Episode 11

Rick sides with Shane causing Dale to worry that the group is losing its humanity; Carl's actions have unintended consequences.

star 7.85
11400 votes
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Say Yes

#18 - Say Yes

The Walking Dead Season 7 - Episode 12

The group scavenges for supplies. Back in Alexandria, someone must make a morally challenging decision.

star 7.69
13207 votes
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The Key

#19 - The Key

The Walking Dead Season 8 - Episode 12

Hilltop's leadership faces a difficult dilemma after the arrival of unexpected visitors; Rick comes face to face with an adversary.

star 7.63
5613 votes
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Mercy

#20 - Mercy

The Walking Dead Season 8 - Episode 1

Rick and his group, along with the Kingdom and Hilltop, have banded together to bring the fight to Negan and the Saviors.

star 7.62
10014 votes
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The Well

#21 - The Well

The Walking Dead Season 7 - Episode 2

For a number of familiar faces, a new, well-established community seems too good to be true.

star 7.54
13021 votes
Wrath

#22 - Wrath

The Walking Dead Season 8 - Episode 16

The communities join forces in the last stand against the Saviors as all-out war unfolds.

star 7.52
5432 votes
Monsters

#23 - Monsters

The Walking Dead Season 8 - Episode 3

Conflict with the Saviors leads to unintended consequences for the Hilltop, the Kingdom, and Alexandria. Morality proves tricky in wartime.

star 7.52
7994 votes
Lines We Cross

#24 - Lines We Cross

The Walking Dead Season 10 - Episode 1

The group in Oceanside continues to train in case the Whisperers return. Tensions are high as the heroes struggle to hold onto their concept of civilization.

star 7.46
3099 votes
What Happened and What's Going On

#25 - What Happened and What's Going On

The Walking Dead Season 5 - Episode 9

After all the recent trials the group has faced, a slight detour might prove to be the solution they've been looking for.

star 7.43
6388 votes
The Storm

#26 - The Storm

The Walking Dead Season 9 - Episode 16

In the aftermath of an overwhelming loss, the communities must brave a ferocious blizzard; as one group deals with an enemy from within, another is forced to make a life or death decision.

star 7.30
3412 votes
Honor

#27 - Honor

The Walking Dead Season 8 - Episode 9

Rick faces new difficulties after a battle. Meanwhile, the fight continues in other communities as core members face hard decisions.

star 7.30
6315 votes
A New Beginning

#28 - A New Beginning

The Walking Dead Season 9 - Episode 1

Rick and his group make a risky run into Washington, D.C. to search for artifacts they will need to build the civilization he and Carl envisioned.

star 7.29
4374 votes
 Bad Wolf Down / The Finger

#29 - Bad Wolf Down / The Finger

Creepshow Season 1 - Episode 2

A platoon of American soldiers finds something more sinister than war behind enemy lines. Then, a man with a passion for found objects finds something particularly odd: a finger… and it’s growing.

star 7.23
396 votes
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We Are the End of the World

#30 - We Are the End of the World

The Walking Dead Season 10 - Episode 2

The origins of Alpha and Beta are revealed; Alpha attempts to toughen up Lydia as they prepare to walk with the dead. The Whisperers create their herds.

star 7.06
2878 votes