The 37 greatest zombie triumphs

15. Michael Jackson in %26ldquo;Thriller%26rdquo; (zombie)

Yeah, we know. Too soon. Still, zombie MJ did for zombies what Dan Akroyd did for ghosts. Well, actually, not really at all. In fact, he may have set the zombie genre back a ways – zombies don’t generally dance around and put disclaimers before their videos, after all. But it’s such a charming performance that it remains one of the most famous zombie portrayals ever. You could say that it was infectious, but don’t - we just did. And now, to avoid making any inappropriate jokes, here’s the video: