A Special 2013 Christmas Episode

What if you were given the opportunity to write your own The Walking Dead Christmas episode and all cast and crew were asked to commit to the moment? What have you always wanted to see in a scene? Or perhaps it’s not a what but a who?

What if you could have anyone star and take the spotlight? How about add a bold twist to your favorite storyline or perhaps create an entirely new one?

We want to give you the opportunity to express yourself – paint your own picture, sit in the driver’s seat! If you were in charge, what would that moment look like? Let’s pause our holiday shopping stress for a second and have a little fun, eh?

Use comments below and let your imagination take over. We only ask that whether it’s a scene, episode or a storyline, you connect it with Christmas.

PS: Who knows, your ideas may stand out and even be considered for future production (;




  1. Lisa Jenkins says:

    Well if you want to get a huge audience try this:
    I think it would be cool if you could get Breaking Bad star Byran Cranston aka Walter White as a zombie. Ha ha he’s already dead. You make it like Rick has woken up from his coma and everyone is there & he thinks its all a nightmares hike being in a comma. its christmas and they gather around him to open presents & feels weird being in the hospital with his wife & son & buddy Shane. Then he is released to go home & he tells them all this strange dream he had. Then he sees a zombie and its breaking bad character Bryan Cranston coming to eat them all. Lol and he realizes he wasn’t dreaming it was real and one is about to eat him if he doesn’t move!

  2. Damon Free says:

    I would like to see (more of) how the whole thing started! What happened while Rick was in the comma?

  3. paul says:

    Now that they had to abandon the jail and they have to find a new place why not do a cameo show where u have actors known from previous zombie or horror movies come out and help the crew on there jorney to their new place. Maybe folks like Ving Rhames, Milla Jovovich, Rob Zombie, etc. Maybe u can bring in Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco to meet up with Darrel and bring the Saints back for a bit….lol….just saying. Anyway, to give it a Christmas feel they can exchange gifts to wish each other a safe journey as they continue their path to find a new place.

  4. jason iaquilino says:

    If it was supposed to be a Christmas episode then it needs to inspire hope in my opinion… It could be a night of ghosts from the past coming to visit everyone while the sleep. Hershel and all just coming back to let us know they all are in a better place now.

  5. Lewis Wester says:

    I have an idea for a Christmas episode, and it may bring back someone from the group. It starts off with the Rick, Carl, and Daryl hunting in the woods for their next meal. Carl tells his dad about how much he misses Christmas. Rick asks Carl what he would want for Christmas. Carl responds with ” a crossbow “, they all grin. Rick says ” I wish we had a good place to hold up for the winter, that’s what I want.” As Daryl begins to say what he would want, they hear an animal call. They close in to investigate and it’s a reindeer! It sees them and instead of running, it simply turns and begins to walk away from them. After walking a few feet it stops and looks back as if to ask “you coming?”.

    They follow the reindeer through a gap in a fence and then through a clearing. After a short time, the reindeer stops and calls out ahead of him, other reindeer answer his call. Ahead of them is a medium size heard of reindeer, and a zoo. Daryl says, ” I got my wish.”, Rick says ” I think I got mine too.”

    [Play Walking Dead Intro]

    This scene starts with Rick, Carl, and Daryl back with the group telling them what they found and how they found it. The group decides to investigate further.

    While looking for the entrance so they can bring the rest of the group they notice Christmas decorations. They all have the “WTF?” look on their faces. They spot the entrance, and plot the route to it on their map and make their way back to where the rest are hold up. On their way they come into contact with the caretaker of the zoo (John Carroll Lynch) while he is putting up christmas decorations. Rick tells him about their group and their situation and without hesitation the zookeeper agrees to let them stay. The zookeeper tells Rick his story about how him and his wife (Olivia Wilde), a zoo vet., have survived this long. Rick sends Daryl to gather the rest of the group while he and Carl stay to start making arrangements for where everyone will stay.

    After the whole group comes to the zoo they begin helping the zookeeper and his wife to clear walkers, mend fences, and take care of the animals.

    They all plan a Christmas feast to celebrate the holidays, and a glimmer of light in these dark times.

    Perhaps while clearing walkers and checking animal pens and cages they can find and old friend, Carol. Perhaps in the spirit of Christmas she is forgiven for the things from the past.

    Maybe some snow on Christmas day, a few frozen walkers would be cool. And have the episode end on a good note Christmas night with the whole group looking out a window at a snow covered field with a heard of reindeer.

    Happy Holidays Everyone!

  6. Lewis Wester says:

    I have more to add to that, but, I didn’t know how much I could fit in the window.

  7. Chris says:

    I imagine the episode would take place in each persons dreams. You could start the episode by having someone mention that Christmas is close, and everyone could sigh and wistfully remember Christmas as it was. That night when everyone goes to sleep, they all dream of the way they would want their Christmas to be. Carl could dream that his mom, dad and baby sister are all together around the tree, celebrating and laughing.

    Next you could switch to Daryl’s dream, in which he, his brother, and Carole are killing walkers gleefully. In his dream, he has a semi automatic crossbow.

    Maggie could be next, dreaming of herself, her sister, her dad, and Glenn around a tree at the farm celebrating. She could be pregnant with Glenn’s child, the promise of a wedding soon to happen as well.

    Next you could show inside of Carole’s head, showing the incidents that led up to where she is now, and dreaming of a Christmas where she and Daryl are together, happy, and she can see a future with promise.

    Finally, you can show inside Rick’s head, and his dreams are troubled. He’s having nightmares about everything that has led up to this point. All the bloodshed and sacrifice, all the anguish. When he wakes, he can put back on his sheriff hat, being the closest thing to a Santa hat he has, and he can lead the whole group in a celebration, being thankful that they are all alive, and all together.

    Merry Christmas!

  8. Mike says:

    Since it’s been a couple of years since the world dies, how about Carl and the remaining kids sneak out of the camp to try and find gifts for the adults? They could go into a department store (not a mall) and run across some walkers, crawlers and a couple of “hungry” normal people (fresh meat isn’t always for walkers). Each kid would fight their way out, and because it’s Christmas, they would all survive, a little worse for wear, but alive. Best of all, they still get the gifts.

  9. Well, I doubt they even know what year or month it is… they have no working watches and I haven’t seen any calendars anywhere, but they might notice that it’s cold in rural Georgia and deduce that it’s Winter, at least, and someone may even notice some mistletoe up in the otherwise bare trees. Someone might pine for the old days when they were growing up when they’d visit family and have Christmas together.

    That might get them reminiscing about Christmas and someone might start singing a Christmas carol, and others might sing along. They might smile and get a good laugh before one or more atheists in the group would rain on the party saying that the situation they’ve found themselves in: Where people die then come back to walk the Earth as zombies is a pretty good indication that there is no God, or if there is, He doesn’t care for humans.

    And then, they’re right back where they were: The Walking Dead.

  10. Patrick Speiser says:

    Since the prison is basically destroyed, the group is out wondering looking for a new safe house. They run across a group of little people who bring them back to their hide away which is a large underground bunker with the entrance below a Douglas Fir. Inside they find the little people are making their own ammunition and the leader of the group is Ned Beatty. After discussions of what they are going to do, the group decides to move on and Ned Beatty and his band of little people give them plenty of ammunition and food for the next leg of their journey.

  11. jo shaw says:

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