Reliving the bloodiest most violent scenes of the show in Season 3
By Kenny Herzog Special to MSN TV
After spending what felt like an interminable number of months with Rick
(Andrew Lincoln) and the "Walking Dead" gang on Hershel's farm, the action
finally relocated--to a prison ... moreoverrun by zombies and quasi-idyllic commune run
by an unhinged sadist named the Governor (David Morrissey)--and accelerated.
Bodies have piled up at an impressive clip, assorted entrails have been their
own supporting character and any lines between right and wrong have officially
The gore itself generally veers toward a comic-book excessiveness that's less
nauseating than shocking and exhilarating. But every so often, "The Walking
Dead" knows how to animate a zombie killing or human casualty with the perfectly
revolting touch of blood and guts. Or, as we saw during a particularly
uncomfortable sequence four episodes in, the writers and special-effects team
have figured out how to transform even the most natural acts of god into
visceral set pieces.
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So, with the winter finale set to air Sunday, Dec. 2 on AMC,
we pay tribute to Season 3 with the below gallery of its most gruesome,
disgusting and downright shocking deaths and dismemberments through these first
Warning: Viewer discretion is advised. This gallery may
contain content not suitable for some viewers and may be explicitly graphic due
to the nature of the hit cable show it is covering ("The Walking Dead").
The Season 3 winter finale of "The Walking Dead" airs Sunday, Dec. 2
at 9 p.m. ET/PT on AMC.