The Walking Dead Timeline, How Far into the Apocalypse Are they?
This is a question that I often search in terms of the Walking Dead, with the Walking Dead timeline often being something that is very difficult to find an accurate record of online. In using this blog post however, I will attempt to answer all of those questions such as “how long was Rick Grimes at the farm?” or when did Rick take out Shane, or how long were they at the Prison, etc. etc. It is really cool when watching the show to note how far into the game they are, and of how long they have been persisting out there and attempting to build a life, because I think it adds something to the actors characters to know this. And so, this blog post will take the format of a list, where I run through every single significant event in the show, and of how many days into the Walking Dead timeline it is.
Day 1 – The outbreak starts
Day 3 – Power goes out in LA
Day 16 – Atlanta falls and the Government tries to helicopter take out the zombies
Day 59 – Rick wakes up from his Coma in the hospital, it is speculated this is about 4 days after Shane put the bed in front of the door.
Day 60 – Glenn helps rescue Rick Grimes from the Tank
Day 63 – The group arrives at the CDC (the initial Season 1 and 2 Timelines move way quicker than I originally thought.)
Day 64 – Everyone is infected, the CDC is lit on fire
Day 67 – Carl is shot, intro to Hershel’s farm
Day 71- Zombie Sophia is killed (again I thought the search for Sophia went on for more than a week….)
Day 81 – Dale dies
Day 82 – Rick takes out Shane
Day 83 – Hoard attacks the farm, the group leaves
Day 84 to 301 – Surviving the winter on the road
Day 301 – Group moves into the prison
Day 302- Hershel is bit, Rick hacks off his leg
Day 303 – Michonne finds woodburry
Day 309 – T-Dog passes away, Lori grimes has child and passes away.
Day 310 – Glenn and Maggie captured at Woodburry and tortured. Andrea has sex with the Governor, Michonne takes out Governor’s eye.
Day 312 – Governor attacks prison with Walkers
Day 313 – Tyreese’s group joins the Governor
Day 314 – Rick finds Morgan
Day 317 – Negotiations between Rick and Governor
Day 319 – Governor takes out Merle for not bringing down Michonne
Day 320 – Second attack on the prison, Governor takes out his own people for being weak.
Day 321 – Woodbury assimilated into the prison
Day 324 – Morgan learns Aekeido
Day 381 – Governor starts using Philip as his name again, joins Tara and Lilly in their apartment.
Day 493 – Bob joins the group
Day 500 – Patrick passes away, Flu starts to spread
Day 503 – Carol is kicked out of the prison
Day 504 – Governor attacks the prison and takes it out for good this time. Michonne takes out the Governor.
Day 506 – Group on the street, Michonne reunites with Rick and Carl
Day 509 – Beth wakes up in Hospital
Day 511 – Group arrives at Terminus, they are tied up in the Train car
512 – Group meets Gabriel
Day 531 – Tyreese dies from walker bite while looking for Noah’s family
Day 536 – Tornado in the barn, along with Walker hoard
Day 537 – Group meets Aaron and are shown Alexandria
Day 538 – Group makes it to Alexandrdia
Day 541 – Intro to the Wolves
Day 547 – Rick kills Pete
Day 552 – Wolves attack Alexandria, Maggie is pregnant.
Day 553 – Walls collapse, Carl’s eye is shot out and Rick takes out the entire hoard.
Day 584 – Introduction to Jesus, Michonne and Rick have sex.
Day 585 – Intro to the Saviors
Day 586 – Rick’s group takes out Saviors outpost.
Day 597 – Maggie rushed to Hilltop for pregnancy issues
Day 598 – Meeting Negan, Negan takes out Abraham and Glenn
Day 600 – Tara ends up in Oceanside
Day 609 – Tara brings up Oceanside, gropu goes there to get weapons
Day 610 – Rick’s group attacks Savior compound
Day 621 – Alexandrians take out Savior outposts. Saviors taken prisoner to the Hilltop
Day 622 – Carl sees Siddiq again
Day 626 – Negan Takes out Simon for attempting to grab power
Day 627 – Rick slits throat of Negan, takes him prisoner
Day 688 – Maggie gives birth to Hershel
Day 1171 – Gregory executed after failing to execute Maggie
Day 1207 – Maggie goes to kill Negan, now in jail for 2 years, but decides it would be worse to leave him alive
Day 1448 – Michonne takes out Jocelyn for protection, isolating Alexandria
Day 1450 – Michonne gives birth
Day 3400 – Negan escapes, Jesus killed by walkers in spooky graveyard
Day 3401 – Negan finds the Sanctuary in ruins, returns to his cell in Alexandria voluntarily realizing there is nothing left for him there.
Day 3406 – Intro to the Whisperers
Day 3499 – Carol breaks up with Ezekiel – they dated for like 9 years not too shabby
It goes on and on until like day 3800, which is like 10 years, this is where Eugene and his new group finds the commonwealth, interesting who is left till the very end.
The Walking Dead Timeline, How far Into the Apocalypse Are They? Final Thoughts
So, in the show, much like in that of reality, this has been going on for 10 years, much like the actual run time length of the show itself. Kind of crazy to think about surviving in these types of circumstances for 10 years straight, and its amazing to see how time flies even in the show and of how fast the characters are living. Now that I’m writing this I am realizing how time flies, nuff said. Subscribe to our blog for additional details and information on all things TWD.
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