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'The Walking Dead': Graphic opening even shook up producers
'The Walking Dead': Graphic opening even shook up producers

“The Walking Dead” has always had more than its share of over-the-top violent moments. But the start of Sunday’s fifth season curtain-raiser was so gut-wrenching that even some of the show’s key creative forces were shaken. (SPOILER ALERT: VIEWERS WHO HAVE NOT YET WATCHED SUNDAY'S EPISODE OF "THE WALKING DEAD" SHOULD STOP READING NOW). In the opening moments, Sheriff Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), several of his male comrades and other prisoners at the Terminus outpost were bound, gagged and forced to kneel in a line in front of a trough inside a huge warehouse. Then one of the captors viciously swung a bat into the head of one of the unfortunate...

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