‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Will Crossover – But How Is That Possible?

Slashfilm | 10/9/2017 | Jacob Hall
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‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Will Crossover – But How Is That Possible?

At San Diego Comic-Con earlier this year, The Walking Dead creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman played coy on the subject of a crossover episode between AMC’s flagship horror series and its spin-off, Fear the Walking Dead. “We know the fans would love it,” he said. But then he noted that it was “complicated” because the shows take place in different times and places, albeit in the same zombie-ravaged world.

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And then his tune changed at New York Comic-Con, where he revealed that the two series will feature a crossover episode that will somehow bring characters from both shows together. The “how” and the “who” of it all remains a mystery.

Speaking from the Walking Dead panel at NYCC (via ScreenRant), Kirkman played coy with the details. He did not say which characters will meet or even which show will feature the meeting. Heck, he didn’t even specify a timeline, saying that the crossover will occur within the next year. Here’s the only quote worth running in full:

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“There is one character that is going to go from one show, that I will not name, to another show, that I will not name. This is a huge event in the world of The Walking Dead.”

Even this teaser art offers nothing to chew on! Is AMC really going to spring a surprise crossover on fans, forcing them to watch every episode of both shows to see it happen, or will they eventually drop some specifics and build this in a major event? We shall see!

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For the record, The Walking Dead is set to premiere its eighth season on October 22, 2017. Fear the Walking Dead is currently nearing the end of its third season after premiering over the summer....
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