The BEST episodes directed by Gregory Nicotero

No Sanctuary
star
8.52
8426 votes

#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.

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No Way Out
star
8.38
8847 votes

#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.

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Conquer
star
8.33
7420 votes

#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.

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The Day Will Come When You Won't Be
star
8.16
12374 votes

#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.

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This Sorrowful Life
star
8.10
9999 votes

#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.

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Not Tomorrow Yet
star
8.08
7884 votes

#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.

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Walk with Us
star
8.06
2605 votes

#7 - Walk with Us

The Walking Dead - Season 10 - Episode 12

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

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What Comes After
star
7.97
4258 votes

#8 - 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.

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Rock in the Road
star
7.97
11088 votes

#9 - 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.

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Us
star
7.94
7980 votes

#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.

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Last Day on Earth
star
7.93
9770 votes

#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.

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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life
star
7.93
11269 votes

#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.

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Remember
star
7.88
6343 votes

#13 - 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.

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First Time Again
star
7.87
8072 votes

#14 - 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.

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30 Days Without an Accident
star
7.86
9330 votes

#15 - 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?

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After
star
7.86
8263 votes

#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.

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Say the Word
star
7.85
10087 votes

#17 - Say the Word

The Walking Dead - Season 3 - Episode 5

Rick struggles after another loss. Michonne is suspicious of the Governor.

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Judge, Jury, Executioner
star
7.83
11239 votes

#18 - 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.

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Say Yes
star
7.69
11186 votes

#19 - Say Yes

The Walking Dead - Season 7 - Episode 12

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

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The Key
star
7.61
5442 votes

#20 - 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.

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Mercy
star
7.60
8975 votes

#21 - 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.

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I Ain't a Judas
star
7.59
9761 votes

#22 - I Ain't a Judas

The Walking Dead - Season 3 - Episode 11

Rick and the group are forced to make a decision now that their safety is no longer guaranteed. Andrea feels uncomfortable now that Woodbury has become a police state.

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Adaptation
star
7.55
3718 votes

#23 - Adaptation

The Walking Dead - Season 9 - Episode 9

The group unmasks a disturbing and dangerous new threat. An escaped captive revisits his past.

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Wrath
star
7.53
5326 votes

#24 - Wrath

The Walking Dead - Season 8 - Episode 16

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

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The Well
star
7.52
11078 votes

#25 - 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.

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Monsters
star
7.51
7256 votes

#26 - 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.

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On the Inside
star
7.49
2162 votes

#27 - On the Inside

The Walking Dead - Season 11 - Episode 6

Connie and Virgil hide in a house; Pope tests Daryl’s loyalty; Kelly searches for Connie.

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Lines We Cross
star
7.42
3507 votes

#28 - 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.

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What Happened and What's Going On
star
7.41
6058 votes

#29 - 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.

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The Storm
star
7.31
3656 votes

#30 - 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.

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Honor
star
7.29
6039 votes

#31 - 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.

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A New Beginning
star
7.29
4512 votes

#32 - 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.

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Bad Wolf Down / The Finger
star
7.12
546 votes

#33 - 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.

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We Are the End of the World
star
7.04
3270 votes

#34 - 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.

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The Last Tsuburaya / Ok I'll Bite
star
6.91
206 votes

#35 - The Last Tsuburaya / Ok I'll Bite

Creepshow - Season 3 - Episode 3

An art collector could never have anticipated the ways a terrifying painting would change his life. Then, life in prison is tough, but Elmer’s pet spiders always have his back.

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Mums / Queen Bee
star
6.54
259 votes

#36 - Mums / Queen Bee

Creepshow - Season 3 - Episode 1

Jack’s mother is taken from him, but her garden leaves more to remember her by than he first thought. Then, three teens meet their favorite pop star and realize she’s not at all what they imagined.

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