The Walking Dead season 8 (opens in new tab) kicks off with its premiere (which also happens to be its 100th episode) this weekend. That's a lot of episodes, and it's been a while since we've caught up with Rick, Negan, and the rest, making it easy to forget some of the key events and character developments from season 7.
That's problematic, as you'll need to know your Dwights from your Daryls and your Hilltops from your Heapsters if you want to stay invested in everything that's going on this season, especially as the pace is likely to significantly ratchet up during the war for Alexandria.
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The good news is that we have you covered. Our ultimate recap video clues you up on everything that happened last season, so you can jump into the latest premiere with all the info you need, including who's dead, who's alive, and where things left off between the Saviours and Alexandria.
You can watch it all in the video above, if you're brave enough to remind yourself of all of the death and dismay that went down after Negan and Lucille made their heart-pounding debut that is...
Whew! Consider yourself officially recapped! As you can see, season 7 was quite the bloodbath, but it ended on a hopeful note as Rick, The Kingdom, and Hilltop continue to prepare for all out war against Negan and his army of Saviours.
Want to know even more about what's in store for The Walking Dead this season? Read on via the links below for more interesting tidbits of juicy info.
- The Walking Dead season 8's first three episode titles and synopses revealed - here's what's in store (opens in new tab)
- Robert Kirkman confirms a Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead crossover, but "how does that work?" (opens in new tab)
- The Walking Dead showrunner says Maggie's baby won't be born in season 8, "but anything's possible" - uh, what? (opens in new tab)