The fourth season of AMC's television series The Walking Dead premiered on October 13, 2013, and consist of 16 episodes. The series is based on the series of comic books of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard; it was developed for television by Frank Darabont, and is executive produced by Kirkman, Scott M. Gimple, Greg Nicotero, and Gale Anne Hurd. Gimple assumed the role of showrunner after the departure of Glen Mazzara at the conclusion of the previous season. It will introduce the notable comic character, Rosita Espinosa.
Rick and the group are as close to an ideal life as possible at the prison. Will they be able to hold on to humanity in the face of a new evil?
As the group faces a brand new enemy, Rick and the others must fight to protect the livelihood they worked so hard to create at the prison.
As one group leaves the prison in search for supplies at a local college, those who stay must deal with recent losses while preserving what remains.
While on a supplies mission to a local college, members of the group run into multiple hurdles. Things at the prison are getting worse.
Multiple enemies put pressure on Rick and the group. Could this finally be the breaking point for the survivors and the prison?
A familiar face returns as each member of the group struggles to find his or her humanity in a world of constant threats.
A new and scary chapter is unfolding at a camp outside the prison. Will peace be attainable with the addition of new members?
Just when everything started to calm down at the prison, Rick and his group now face imminent danger and destruction. This time, they might not win.
Rick and the group are still reeling from the loss of their home, family, and friends. With the destruction of the prison, we see the group of survivors broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else's fate. What was a challenging life behind fences and walls grows that much more perilous and precious as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested -- a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others.
The group encounters many obstacles in their quest to find stability and safety, but sometimes all they have to guide them is hope.
Just when Rick thinks he's going to be able to relax, he's faced with multiple immediate threats. Other members of the group deal with their past.
Faced with the day-to-day survival of life outside shelter, a simple request by someone in the group leads to a bizarre but enlightening mission.
As one group finds what may be an ideal shelter, another group comes to realize that the best protection comes from those around them.
After finding an idyllic place to establish a new shelter, the group starts to question whether it is possible to go back to the way things were.
However brutal some survivors believe they must be to stay alive, we get to see that faith can sometimes be the strongest survival tool.
As multiple paths collide, Rick comes face to face with sheer brutality. Will he and the group have what it takes to survive?