Zombies. It’s all about the zombies.
When everyone was watching Game of Thrones, I was mostly watching reruns of Sex and the City and nodding along enthusiastically when co-workers discussed the latest episode where all the characters celebrated at a delightful red wedding.
But even I can’t hide from zombies right now. The premiere of Fear The Walking Dead was watched by over 10.13 million people in the U.S on Tuesday, becoming the most watched cable TV pilot ever, according to cable and satellite TV channel AMC.
Here’s the trailer:
But I’m still confused as to why this show is such a big deal. Why should I give up quoting every line in A Woman’s Right to Shoes from my beloved TV sitcom and commit myself to an emotional zombie-filled roller-coaster?