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The Walking Dead: Season 5 (2014)



Critic Consensus: Thanks to a liberal dose of propulsive, bloody action and enough compelling character moments to reward longtime fans, The Walking Dead's fifth season continues to deliver top-notch entertainment.


Air date: Oct 12, 2014
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Season Info

A horror drama following the survivors of an apocalyptic holocaust who are searching for a safe haven while being tracked and menaced by zombies. Adapted from a comic-book series.

Genre: Drama
Network: AMC
Premiere Date: Oct 12, 2014
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as Rick Grimes

as Daryl Dixon

as Glenn Rhee

as Carl Grimes

as Michonne

as Carol Peletier

as Maggie Greene

as Beth Greene

as Bob Stookey

as Abraham Ford

as Tara Chambler

as Rosita Espinosa

as Eugene Porter

as Gabriel Stokes

as Hershel Greene

as The Governor

as Merle Dixon

as Knife Smock Man

as Bat Smock Man

as Lori Grimes

as Martin

as Shane Walsh

as Crazed Filthy Man

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as Dale Horvath

as Knife Cut Face Termi...

as Sophia Peletier

as Morgan Jones
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Critic Reviews for The Walking Dead: Season 5

All Critics (35) | Top Critics (13)

The season five opener wastes no time turning up the tension to 11. If it's a sign of things to come, we're in for a great season.

Full Review… | November 3, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Every instance of true sentiment is balanced with moments of horror.

Full Review… | October 21, 2014

The show's fifth season seems much more propulsive, setting up new plots and then moving through them with surprising haste.

Full Review… | October 20, 2014
The Atlantic
Top Critic

What season premieres are made of.

Full Review… | October 19, 2014
Cinema Crazed

This was a fantastic episode, and along with last season's "The Grove", another one of the best they've ever done. We viewers are waiting with baited breath to see what happens next.

Full Review… | October 14, 2014
What Culture

If the series can hit this level on a consistent basis, it might just shake off the memory of season 4's lackluster second half.

Full Review… | October 14, 2014

Audience Reviews for The Walking Dead: Season 5

This season 5 of The Walking Dead featured some of its best episodes but definitely some of their worse too, making it a very uneven and unbalanced season as usual with this show. When it's able to create amazing moments of tension and terror, like the fantastic season opener, and at the same time being able to flesh out some characters in the process, that's when it works the best. When you have dedicated episodes of these guys taking shelter from a storm, an entire episode with an awful hipstery filter fest, even more cringy dialogue and ridiculous death scenes that mean nothing other than just being shocking and violent; well that's when the show suffers. And it suffers far too often to be considered great television. This is probably my last season of TWD, there just isn't much holding me onto it, asides from unintentionally bad dialogues that always make me smile.

Francisco G.
Francisco Godinho

Super Reviewer

Despite overall suffering in identical ways to its fourth season, this most recent The Walking Dead premiere episode was some one of the best hit-the-ground-running season openers I've ever seen, it'll lead you to believe The Walking Dead is back at the top of its game. It's not of course, but A for effort on that first episode.

Gimly Monocle
Gimly Monocle

Super Reviewer

four stars

MisterYoda ?

Super Reviewer

Explosive (literally) premiere episode for Season 5 or the hit AMC series! Loved every minute of it! I very rare moment of happiness for these beloved characters, which I can only assume will be met with blood and heartbreak as the season progresses. High hopes for this season! Hopefully, they do not disappoint.

Jason Reneau
Jason Reneau

Super Reviewer


Ian Irza
Ian Irza

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Andreia Cordeiro

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