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Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462 is a sixteen part mini series featuring a group of survivors on a plane in the earliest moments of the outbreak. This release was done to help promote the second season of Fear The Walking Dead and Season 6 of The Walking Dead.

The web series will be the first to officially crossover to the show, serving as a tie in to Fear The Walking Dead. It will premiere on October 4, 2015, on AMC.com before being featured on television as promos during Season 6 of The Walking Dead.[1]

Each episode will be released on Sunday, both online and during commercial breaks and is directed by Michael McDonough.[2]

It was then announced that one of the characters in the mini series would be joining the main cast in Season 2 of Fear The Walking Dead; this character turned out to be Alex.

Plot Synopsis

Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462 tells the story of a group of passengers aboard a commercial airplane during the earliest moments of the outbreak. Over the course of the series, the plane and the lives of its passengers are put in jeopardy once they discover an infected traveler.


Part 1

Original air date: 04 Oct 2015

A commercial jetliner, TruWest Airlines Flight 462, prepares for takeoff. On board, a young man named Jake Powell gets a call from his mother, who was unable to board the plane. She reassures Jake that everything will be alright, and that his father will pick him up in the morning. Another passenger confronts a flight attendant, saying that he received a message that flights are being grounded. As Jake attempts to get more information from his mother, he hears screaming in the background. Before he can say anything else, the woman in front of him abruptly shuts his side window closed.

Part 2

Original air date: 11 Oct 2015

As the plane takes off, Jake tries desperately to text his mother and find out what happened to her, but the text message fails to send. Marcus vomits into a bag as his wife tries to comfort him. Alex looks back at Jake, who looks out the window as the plane flies over an unidentified city.

Part 3

Original air date: 18 Oct 2015

The flight attendants begin to serve drinks throughout the cabin, and Jake has a short discussion with Connie about how he ended up on the plane without his mother.

Part 4

Original air date: 25 Oct 2015

Marcus gets out of his seat and stumbles toward the back of the plane, disappearing into the bathroom while everyone looks on in confusion and concern. His wife tries to assure everyone that it is nothing to worry about, but Alex questions her about how long Marcus has been feeling ill. Jake then asks Alex if she thinks that Marcus is suffering from the strange disease that's been going around. She doesn't answer.

Part 5

Original air date: 01 Nov 2015

As the plane begins its final descent into Phoenix, Marcus is still in the bathroom. Deirdre and Suzanne urge Marcus to come out of the bathroom, but get no response. Jake stares out the window, only to witness the lights go out across the city below him, leaving Phoenix in complete darkness. As Deirdre demands that Marcus exit the bathroom, Alex looks back and reaches for something at her waist.

Part 6

Original air date: 08 Nov 2015

Deirdre tries to get Marcus to exit the lavatory as the blackout continues to roll across the city below. Alex gets out of her seat and heads for the back of the plane, urging Deirdre not to open the door. Suddenly, the bathroom door opens and Marcus falls out, unconscious. Deirdre and Suzanne try desperately to wake him up, with no success.

Part 7

Original air date: 15 Nov 2015

Anthony attempts CPR on Marcus. The plane's captain announces over the intercom that the Phoenix airport has experienced a power outage, and thus the plane is being re-routed to Los Angeles. After attempts to revive Marcus are unsuccessful, Suzanne is hysterical. Anthony attempts to calm her down while other passengers, including Jake, look on. Desperate, Deirdre continues to perform CPR on Marcus, until Alex steps in, urging her to get away from Marcus. Alex then rips open Marcus's shirt, revealing a bloody wound on his abdomen.

Part 8

Original air date: 22 Nov 2015

Alex urges Deirdre and Suzanne to tie Marcus up, and Suzanne rebukes her. Alex attempts to get them away from Marcus's body, but Anthony stops her, revealing himself to be a U.S. air marshal. He demands that all the passengers return to their seats, despite Alex's warning that Marcus is now dangerous. Deirdre uses a defibrillator in an attempt to revive Marcus, but is unsuccessful. Suddenly, Marcus opens his eyes, having reanimated into a zombie.

Part 9

Original air date: 12 Feb 2016

Marcus, now a walker, tries to attack his wife, but she pulls away. With the help of Deirdre and Alex, Anthony hits Marcus against the wall and locks him inside the bathroom. Alex notices blood on her arm. She looks up and sees that the blood came from Deirdre, who has been scratched on the arm.

Part 10

Original air date: 12 Feb 2016

With Marcus stuck in the bathroom, Alex cleans up the blood and orders Anthony to tie up Deirdre. Anthony tries to get the first aid kit to help her, but she says that what happened to Marcus will also happen to her. Alex orders Deirdre to tell the captain to land the plane, but Deirdre says that the lights are going out in other cities and that there is no place to land. Alex and Jake exchange worried looks.

Part 11

Original air date: 21 Feb 2016

Anthony comforts Suzanne, while Marcus repeatedly bangs against the bathroom door. Anthony tells Suzanne to step back from the door, but she says that she just wants to see her husband. Anthony explains that her husband is sick, and Suzanne begs Anthony to help him. Suzanne tries to open the bathroom door, but Alex stops her. Suzanne kneels down and taps the door, tearfully telling Marcus that she loves him.

Part 12

Original air date: 28 Feb 2016

Anthony tells everyone to take their seats. Suzanne is still at the bathroom door, looking up at the lock. She gets up and says that she doesn't hear anything behind the door. Suzanne tries to open the door again, but Alex tries to stop her. Suzanne pushes Alex back, saying that Marcus is dying. Alex tells her that he's already dead. Suzanne opens the locked bathroom door, and an undead Marcus as a zombie charges out. He attacks Suzanne as everyone else stares in shock, ripping her throat out and killing her. Anthony pulls out his gun and starts shooting Marcus in the chest. Unaffected by the bullets, Marcus pounces on Anthony. Alex yells at Anthony, telling him to shoot Marcus in the head, but Anthony has run out of bullets.

Part 13

Original air date: 6 March 2016

Alex goes to Anthony and grabs Marcus, attempting to remove him from it. The two end up falling, but Marcus still tries to grab Alex who starts to crawl away and kicks his face waiting him out. Jake goes up seats and takes a knitting needle in Connie's bag, passes over Marcus and gives the needle to Alex, who stabs Marcus in the head and kills him. Everyone is relieved, until Jake, Alex and Deirdre realize the glass window of the plane is cracking.

Part 14

Original air date: 13 March 2016

Alex, Anthony and Jake are catching their breath as Deirdre comforts a mortally wounded Suzanne. She tells Alex that Suzanne is dying. Alex looks at the knitting needle before stabbing Suzanne in the head. Deirdre, Jake and Anthony look on in shock. Anthony says she killed, but she claims that she "saved" Suzanne. As Deirdre sobs over Suzanne's body, Alex looks at the cracked window as it shatters open.

Part 15

Original Air Date: March 20, 2016

Everyone tries to get to a seat, put on an oxygen mask and brace for impact. Alex confesses to Jake that she was the one who took the last seat on the plane that was meant for his mom and apologizes. Jake says his mom is probably with his dad. She comforts him by saying he'll be with her too.

Part 16

Original Air Date: March 26, 2016

While searching nearby houses for drugs, Nick witnesses Flight 462 fly directly over him. The plane is dangerously low and out-of-control. Alex, Deirdre, and the rest of the passengers brace for impact. The plane disappears over the horizon, and Nick stares in shock and confusion. The ultimate fates of everybody aboard Flight 462 are left unknown until Season 2 Episode 3 "Ouroboros" where it is revealed that it had crashed into the coast, killing everyone on board save for a few passengers.


This is a list of the cast in The Walking Dead Webisodes: Flight 462.

Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462
Actor Character Webisode count Status Background
Brendan Meyer Jake Powell 16 Dead A passenger of Flight 462.
Michelle Ang Alex 16 Alive A passenger of Flight 462.
Kathleen Gati Deirdre 15 Dead A flight attendant of Flight 462.
Shelia Shaw Connie 7 Dead Passenger of Flight 462.
Brett Rickaby Marcus 12 Dead Traveling with wife, passenger of Flight 462.
Lisa Waltz Suzanne 14 Dead Traveling with husband, passenger of Flight 462.
Kevin Sizemore Anthony 13 Dead Air Marshall of Flight 462
Meeghan Holaway Jake's Mom (Voice) 1 (Voice) Unknown Jake's Mother, was unable to board Flight 462; status left unknown.
Frank Dillane Nicholas Clark 1 Alive Former resident of Safe Zone India.


Awards & Nominations

Writers Guild of America Awards

Year Category Nominee(s) Result
2016 Short Form New Media – Adapted L. Signorino and Mike Zunic for "Part 8" Nominated


Episodes of The Walking Dead Webisodes
Torn Apart "A New Day" • "Family Matters" • "Domestic Violence" • "Neighborly Advice" • "Step Mother" • "Everything Dies"
Cold Storage "Hide and Seek" • "Keys to the Kingdom" • "The Chosen Ones" • "Parting Shots"
The Oath "Alone • "Choice" • "Bond"
Flight 462 "Part 1" • "Part 2" • "Part 3" • "Part 4" • "Part 5" • "Part 6" • "Part 7" • "Part 8" • "Part 9" • "Part 10" • "Part 11" • "Part 12" • "Part 13" • "Part 14" • "Part 15" • "Part 16"

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