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Old November 12 2011, 01:20 AM   #130
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Re: the state of sf/f TV development for 2012-13

Temis the Vorta wrote: View Post
But The Walking Dead hasn't inspired a zombie outbreak, strangely enough...
Possibly because it's a stab at converting into TV a trend that's been big for a while in print and film... although I heard the series second season premiere was impressively good, ratings wise? That might prompt some new zombie shows.

Beyond that, well, Falling Skies is about an alien invasion instead of zombies, but it follows a few of the conventions familiar to zombie stories - we begin after society has totally collapsed, people can be dehumanized by the enemy and turned into monsters, and so on.
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