The WORST Episodes of The Walking Dead
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021
The world we knew is gone. An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society has crumbled. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally start living.
#1 - Diverged
Season 10 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 28, 2021
Daryl and Carol come to a fork in the road and head their separate ways. Each going into their own type of survival mode, the easiest of challenges become much harder.
#2 - Splinter
Season 10 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 21, 2021
Eugene, Ezekiel, Yumiko and Princess are captured and separated. Princess struggles with memories of her traumatic past and tries to escape one way or another with the help of Ezekiel.
#3 - Find Me
Season 10 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 7, 2021
An adventure for Daryl and Carol turns sideways when they come across an old cabin. It takes Daryl back to the years when he left the group after Rick disappeared as he relives a time that only the apocalypse could manifest.
#4 - One More
Season 10 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 14, 2021
Gabriel and Aaron search for food and supplies to bring back to Alexandria. Small tragedies lead to bigger tragedies as faith is broken and optimism is fragmented when they are put to the ultimate test.
#5 - We Are the End of the World
Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 13, 2019
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.
#6 - Silence the Whisperers
Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 27, 2019
Still paranoid Alexandrians get riled up over the Whisperers and take their fear out on Negan. The Hilltop group deals with an unexpected safety issue.
#7 - Swear
Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 27, 2016
Someone stumbles upon a new society unlike anything seen before.
#8 - The King, The Widow and Rick
Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 26, 2017
With things looking up for Rick and the group, an argument breaks out at the Hilltop, where the consequences of the decision are life versus death.
#9 - Home Sweet Home
Season 10 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 28, 2021
Maggie has returned with a story she is not ready to share, even when her past catches up to her. Negan’s safety is at stake again. Daryl and Maggie fight an unseen and unknown threat.
#10 - Still Gotta Mean Something
Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 1, 2018
A Heaps prisoner makes a discovery; Carol searches for someone in the nearby forest; Rick and Morgan find themselves in the company of strangers.
#11 - Rendition
Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 5, 2021
Daryl and Dog get captured by the Reapers and are taken to the Meridian and reconnect with someone.
#12 - Squeeze
Season 10 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 23, 2020
The group must figure out how to get out of a precarious situation.
#13 - A New Beginning
Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 7, 2018
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.
#14 - Honor
Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 25, 2018
Rick faces new difficulties after a battle. Meanwhile, the fight continues in other communities as core members face hard decisions.
#15 - The Storm
Season 9 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 31, 2019
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.
#16 - Dead or Alive Or
Season 8 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 11, 2018
Daryl finds himself in bad company as his group heads to the Hilltop; Maggie makes difficult decisions at the Hilltop; Gabriel's faith becomes tested.
#17 - The Tower
Season 10 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 5, 2020
The communities prepare for the final battle of the Whisperer War. Eugene's group encounters Princess.
#18 - Hunted
Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 5, 2021
Magna and Kelly attempt to catch horses; Judith and Gracie cope with their parents leaving.
#19 - Ghosts
Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 20, 2019
The threat of the Whisperers return leads to paranoia sweeping over Alexandria. Carol battles with the need for revenge.
#20 - What We Become
Season 10 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 22, 2020
Michonne takes Virgil back to his island to find his family. In exchange, Virgil offers weapons.
#21 - Secrets
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 20, 2011
Secrets are told and secrets are revealed. Hershel refuses to acknowledge the world’s new reality. Andrea comes out of her shell. Everyone is becoming more and more aware that “everything is food for something.”
#22 - Do Not Send Us Astray
Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 25, 2018
Trouble arises when unexpected visitors arrive at the Hilltop and the community is thrust into action; heartbreaking discoveries are made.
#23 - Still
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 2, 2014
Faced with the day-to-day survival of life outside shelter, a simple request by someone in the group leads to a bizarre but enlightening mission.
#24 - Out of the Ashes
Season 11 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 19, 2021
Alexandrians encounter Hilltop squatters; Eugene’s group undergoes orientation at the Commonwealth.
#25 - Time for After
Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 3, 2017
Negan has to enlist the help of his lieutenants in solving a huge issue facing the Sanctuary; Rick and the group continue to enact the plan.