The Walking Dead - Season 3, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes


Critic Consensus: Season three of The Walking Dead responds to its audience's call to action with "Seed," an action-packed premiere.

Episode Info

In the series 3 premiere, Rick comes upon a potential sanctuary and pushes the group to secure the area.


Andrew Lincoln
as Rick Grimes
Steven Yeun
as Glenn, Glenn Rhee
Chandler Riggs
as Carl Grimes
Norman Reedus
as Daryl Dixon
Melissa McBride
as Carol, Carol Peletier
Danai Gurira
as Michonne
Lauren Cohan
as Maggie Greene
David Morrissey
as The Governor
Scott Wilson
as Hershel Greene
Michael Rooker
as Merle Dixon
Emily Kinney
as Beth Greene
Larry Gilliard Jr.
as Bob Stookey
Michael Cudlitz
as Abraham Ford
Alanna Masterson
as Tara Chambler
Christian Serratos
as Rosita Espinosa
Josh McDermitt
as Eugene Porter
Seth Gilliam
as Gabriel Stokes
Lennie James
as Morgan Jones
Alexandra Breckenridge
as Jessie Anderson
Austin Nichols
as Spencer Monroe
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Critic reviews for Seed

A certain amount of blood-pumping savagery is just what The Walking Dead needed to bring itself back to life.

July 15, 2015 | Full Review…

It may be too soon to say that "Seed" is the episode Walking Dead fans have been waiting for since the pilot, but it certainly offered plenty of visceral excitement and intrigue to back that notion up.

July 15, 2015 | Full Review…

Okay. That was badass.

July 27, 2015 | Full Review…

"Seed" didn't betray the established tone or style -- this is still the gritty, quiet, mournful, cinematic series we've come to know over 19 episodes -- but it ramped up the action to a level beyond even last season's eventful finale.

July 27, 2015 | Full Review…

"Seed" is a terrific episode, continuing the show's pattern of excellent premiere episodes.

July 15, 2015 | Full Review…

The developments in "Seed" are strong enough, that there's reason to hope. So long as everything keeps going terribly, we should be in for some fun.

July 15, 2015 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
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