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Season 1 of AMC's Fear The Walking Dead consists of six one-hour-long episodes; it premiered on August 23, 2015 and concluded on October 4, 2015. It was developed for television by Dave Erickson and Robert Kirkman, who also produce the show with Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert.

The pilot episode received a total of 10.1 million viewers during its initial broadcast with 6.3 million in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, making Fear The Walking Dead the most-watched series premiere in basic cable television history.[1][2]



A highly dysfunctional blended family is forced together when they realize a reported virus is actually the onset of the undead apocalypse.

"So Close, Yet So Far"

While Madison struggles to keep Nick from crippling withdrawal, Travis ventures out to find his son before Los Angeles falls.

"The Dog"

After they escape a riot, Travis, Liza and Chris seek refuge with the Salazars; Madison defends her home.

"Not Fade Away"

Madison and Travis see different sides of the National Guard's occupation in their neighborhood; the family tries to adapt to the new world.


The National Guard's plan for the neighborhood is revealed; Travis and Madison make a difficult decision.

"The Good Man"

As civil unrest grows, and the dead take over, Travis and Madison try to devise ways to protect their families.


Title Writer(s) Air Dates U.S. Viewers
1. "Pilot" Dave Erickson
Robert Kirkman
August 23, 2015 (US)
August 31, 2015 (UK)
10.13 million[3]
2. "So Close, Yet So Far" Marco Ramirez August 30, 2015 (US)
September 7, 2015 (UK)
8.18 million[4]
3. "The Dog" Jack LoGiudice September 13, 2015 (US)
September 21, 2015 (UK)
7.19 million[5]
4. "Not Fade Away" Meaghan Oppenheimer September 20, 2015 (US)
September 28, 2015 (UK)
6.62 million[6]
5. "Cobalt" David Wiener September 27, 2015 (US)
October 5, 2015 (UK)
6.65 million[7]
6. "The Good Man" Robert Kirkman
Dave Erickson
October 4, 2015 (US)
October 12, 2015 (UK)
6.86 million[8]




Official Trailers



  • The season 1 DVD/Blu-ray was released on December 1, 2015.


Episodes of Fear The Walking Dead
Season 1 "Pilot" • "So Close, Yet So Far" • "The Dog" • "Not Fade Away" • "Cobalt" • "The Good Man"
Season 2 "Monster" • "We All Fall Down" • "Ouroboros" • "Blood in the Streets" • "Captive" • "Sicut Cervus" • "Shiva" • "Grotesque" • "Los Muertos" • "Do Not Disturb" • "Pablo & Jessica" • "Pillar of Salt" • "Date of Death" • "Wrath" • "North"
Season 3 "Eye of the Beholder" • "The New Frontier" • "TEOTWAWKI" • "100" • "Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame" • "Red Dirt" • "The Unveiling" • "Children of Wrath" • "Minotaur" • "The Diviner" • " La Serpiente" • "Brother's Keeper" • "This Land Is Your Land" • "El Matadero" • "Things Bad Begun" • "Sleigh Ride"
Season 4 "What's Your Story?" • "Another Day in the Diamond" • "Good Out Here" • "Buried" • "Laura" • "Just in Case" • "The Wrong Side of Where You Are Now" • "No One's Gone" • "People Like Us" • "Close Your Eyes" • "The Code" • "Weak" • "Blackjack" • "MM 54" • "I Lose People..." • "... I Lose Myself"