The Best Episodes of The Walking Dead

Too Far Gone

#1 - Too Far Gone 8.68

Season 4 - Episode 8

Just when everything started to calm down at the prison, Rick and his group now face imminent danger and destruction. This time, they might not win.

Directors: Ernest Dickerson
No Sanctuary

#2 - No Sanctuary 8.64

Season 5 - Episode 1

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

Directors: Greg Nicotero
Beside the Dying Fire

#3 - Beside the Dying Fire 8.54

Season 2 - Episode 13

Rick and Carl find the farm in jeopardy; the group is split up in the chaos; Rick's leadership is questioned.

Pretty Much Dead Already

#4 - Pretty Much Dead Already 8.47

Season 2 - Episode 7

Hershel sets a deadline. All secrets are out in the open. Glenn stands up for himself and Shane takes charge.

Killer Within

#5 - Killer Within 8.47

Season 3 - Episode 4

The group is severed, placing lives in jeopardy. Merle has a request for the Governor. Meanwhile the prison doesn't seem to be a place as secure as they thought.

Directors: Guy Ferland
No Way Out

#6 - No Way Out 8.44

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.

Directors: Greg Nicotero
Better Angels

#7 - Better Angels 8.38

Season 2 - Episode 12

Someone dangerous may be loose near the farm; Rick, Shane, Daryl and Glenn keep the group safe.

Conquer

#8 - Conquer 8.36

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.

Seed

#9 - Seed 8.34

Season 3 - Episode 1

As the world grows more dangerous and Lori's pregnancy advances, Rick locates a potentially safe haven.

Directors: Ernest R. Dickerson
A

#10 - A 8.34

Season 4 - Episode 16

Many paths collide. Rick faces sheer brutality. The group struggles to survive.

Directors: Michelle MacLaren
Made to Suffer

#11 - Made to Suffer 8.33

Season 3 - Episode 8

Andrea steps up when the people of Woodbury are thrown into uncharted territory. A new threat arises at the prison.

Directors: Bill Gierhart
This Sorrowful Life

#12 - This Sorrowful Life 8.31

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.

Directors: Gregory Nicotero
Days Gone Bye

#13 - Days Gone Bye 8.25

Season 1 - Episode 1

Rick searches for his family after emerging from a coma into a world terrorized by the walking dead. Morgan and Duane, whom he meets along the way, help teach Rick the new rules for survival.

Directors: Frank Darabont
The Grove

#14 - The Grove 8.22

Season 4 - Episode 14

After finding an idyllic place to establish a new shelter, the group starts to question whether it is possible to go back to the way things were.

Directors: Michael Satrazemis
Judge, Jury, Executioner

#15 - Judge, Jury, Executioner 8.19

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.

The Day Will Come When You Won't Be

#16 - The Day Will Come When You Won't Be 8.19

Season 7 - Episode 1

Last season ended with Rick and our group kneeling helplessly before Negan and his group; what Negan does will haunt those who survive forever.

Directors: Greg Nicotero
Coda

#17 - Coda 8.18

Season 5 - Episode 8

Rick wants to find a peaceful agreement, but the enemies seem to prefer a more violent resolution.

Directors: Ernest Dickerson
TS-19

#18 - TS-19 8.16

Season 1 - Episode 6

Rick and the group are allowed into the CDC by a strange doctor, but all is not what it seems in their newfound haven.

Directors: Guy Ferland
Hounded

#19 - Hounded 8.16

Season 3 - Episode 6

Michonne makes a decision about Woodbury; Glenn and Maggie go on a run; Rick struggles.

Directors: Daniel Attias
Home

#20 - Home 8.15

Season 3 - Episode 10

As the group debates their next course of action, Rick wanders after a lost friend. After helping another group of survivors flee a group of walkers, Daryl and Merle begin to have second thoughts about leaving the prison. The Governor cedes leadership of Woodbury to Andrea and makes plans to punish those responsible for the chaos.

Directors: Seith Mann
Sick

#21 - Sick 8.13

Season 3 - Episode 2

A life hangs in the balance; the group deals with a threat to their new surroundings.

Directors: Billy Gierhart
Four Walls and a Roof

#22 - Four Walls and a Roof 8.13

Season 5 - Episode 3

Rick and the others find themselves pitted against a group of nasty people.

Directors: Jeffrey F. January
Welcome to the Tombs

#23 - Welcome to the Tombs 8.12

Season 3 - Episode 16

Rick and the others consider the defense of the prison as the Governor's impending attack looms.

Directors: Ernest R. Dickerson
When the Dead Come Knocking

#24 - When the Dead Come Knocking 8.12

Season 3 - Episode 7

The Governor presses for information. A new guest arrives at the prison, forcing Rick's hand.

Directors: Dan Sackheim
Not Tomorrow Yet

#25 - Not Tomorrow Yet 8.12

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.

Directors: Greg Nicotero