The Walking Dead: The World Beyond

Watch The Walking Dead: The World Beyond

  • TV-MA
  • 2020
  • 2 Seasons
  • 4.5  (17,669)

The Walking Dead: The World Beyond is a thrilling television show from AMC that first premiered in October 2020. Set in the same post-apocalyptic universe as the original The Walking Dead series, this spin-off follows a new cast of characters as they navigate the dangerous world fraught with zombies, known as "empties."

The main focus of the series centers around a group of teenagers who were born during the zombie apocalypse, which has become the new normal to them. Among them are sisters Iris and Hope Bennett, played by Aliyah Royale and Alexa Mansour respectively. They are joined by their friends, Elton Ortiz (played by Nicolas Cantu) and Silas Plaskett (played by Hal Cumpston).

The show kicks off with the four friends leaving the safety of their community in Nebraska on a mission to find the Bennett sisters' father, who is believed to have important information about the mysterious Civic Republic Military organization. Along the way, they encounter a wide variety of threats, both human and undead alike.

The Civic Republic Military, or CRM, is a shadowy organization that has been hinted at in The Walking Dead universe for a while, and this series is the first to delve deeply into their machinations. The organization has swept through the central United States, supposedly offering a safe haven to survivors in exchange for their loyalty. However, they appear to be hiding something sinister and the mysterious and dangerous Lieutenant Colonel Elizabeth Kublek, who is played by the incomparable Julia Ormond, is in charge of their operations.

The Walking Dead: The World Beyond explores themes of coming of age, loss, and sacrifice as the group must navigate both the dangers of the outside world and their own internal struggles. They must learn to trust each other and work together to survive, all while facing difficult decisions and an uncertain future. Throughout this journey, viewers learn more about the world and what has happened since the outbreak, as well as how different groups have attempted to adapt and survive.

One of the highlights of the series is the ensemble cast, which is filled with talented actors who bring their characters to life in a compelling and authentic way. Nico Tortorella stands out as Felix Carlucci, one of the community's protectors who has taken a liking to the group of teenagers. Annet Mahendru also delivers a standout performance as Huck, another CRM operative who is sent on a mission to retrieve the group.

Aside from the incredible performances, The Walking Dead: The World Beyond also boasts incredible production design and captivating cinematography. The show utilizes a muted color palette and a haunting score to create an eerie and atmospheric world. The visual effects are impressive too, with the empties looking incredibly realistic and terrifying. As the group moves through abandoned cities and overgrown wilderness, viewers are treated to a haunting yet beautiful world that is both awe-inspiring and terrifying.

Overall, The Walking Dead: The World Beyond is an enthralling new chapter in The Walking Dead universe that is sure to impress fans of the original series and newcomers alike. With its intriguing storyline, talented cast, and stunning production design, it is one of the most exciting and captivating shows on television right now.

The Walking Dead: The World Beyond is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on October 4, 2020.

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The Last Light
10. The Last Light
December 5, 2021
The remaining members of the group fight back enemies, both living and dead, on their quest to save the future.
Death and the Dead
9. Death and the Dead
November 28, 2021
As the plan continues to unfold, tensions between the group and the CRM come to a dramatic head. While some rush to save an ally, difficult truths are brought to light.
Returning Point
8. Returning Point
November 21, 2021
The group sets a new plan into motion. A relationship is leveraged and a betrayal forces others to take action.
Blood and Lies
7. Blood and Lies
November 14, 2021
As the group searches for answers, some struggle to find common ground while others question who can be trusted. A shocking message sets a new mission into motion.
Who are You?
6. Who are You?
November 7, 2021
A member of the group becomes the target of an investigation. While some grow further apart, others begin to grow closer.
5. Quatervois
October 31, 2021
Members of the group put a dangerous plan into motion, while others have serious reservations. More startling revelations come to light.
Family is a Four Letter Word
4. Family is a Four Letter Word
October 24, 2021
Tensions rise as the group questions past events and plans for the future. Things get explosive as someone's abilities and loyalties are put to the test. A surprising discovery is made.
Exit Wounds
3. Exit Wounds
October 17, 2021
An attempted grift leads to a precarious situation. As Huck readjusts to her old life, she's given an ultimatum.
2. Foothold
October 10, 2021
While some members of the group enact a plan to cover their tracks, others attempt to acclimate to their new surroundings.
1. Konsekans
October 3, 2021
Hope's commitment to the future is put to the test, jeopardizing a potential reunion. Iris and Felix meet a new group. Startling revelations are made.
Where to Watch The Walking Dead: The World Beyond
The Walking Dead: The World Beyond is available for streaming on the AMC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Walking Dead: The World Beyond on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, AMC, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 4, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    4.5  (17,669)