Ep.1 What Lies Ahead
Air Date: 2011-10-16
Rick and the group leave Atlanta and encounter a threat on the highway the likes of which they've never seen. Elsewhere, the group search for a missing person.
Air Date: 2011-10-23
Rick discovers a possible safe haven. Shane must go on a dangerous mission to get needed medical supplies.
Ep.3 Save the Last One
Air Date: 2011-10-30
The group desperately awaits Shane's return. Shane finds himself trapped in a school, surrounded by the undead. Daryl and Andrea search for someone in the woods.
Ep.4 Cherokee Rose
Air Date: 2011-11-06
Shane makes a deadly sacrifice which leads to unusual behavior and self-distancing. The rest of the group tries to hang on somewhere between living to die and dying to live.
Air Date: 2011-11-13
Concerned for their safety, the group makes a plan – one that Hershel disagrees with adamantly. He makes it clear the group is fine to stay for now, but not indefinitely.
Air Date: 2011-11-20
Secrets are told and secrets are revealed. Hershel refuses to acknowledge the world’s new reality. Andrea comes out of her shell. Everyone is becoming more and more aware that “everything is food for something.”
Ep.7 Pretty Much Dead Already
Air Date: 2011-11-27
Hershel sets a deadline. All secrets are out in the open. Glenn stands up for himself and Shane takes charge.
Air Date: 2012-02-12
Rick and the others try to restore order in the aftermath of a terrible discovery. Hershel takes up an old habit and disappears, Rick and Glenn must follow him into town.
Air Date: 2012-02-19
Rick, Hershel and Glen are trapped and fight to survive; Shane finds Lori in danger.
Ep.10 18 Miles Out
Air Date: 2012-02-26
Rick and Shane are in conflict over the fate of an outsider; Andrea helps Hershel's daughter face a crucial decision.
Ep.11 Judge, Jury, Executioner
Air Date: 2012-03-04
Rick sides with Shane causing Dale to worry that the group is losing its humanity; Carl's actions have unintended consequences.
Ep.12 Better Angels
Air Date: 2012-03-11
Someone dangerous may be loose near the farm; Rick, Shane, Daryl and Glenn keep the group safe.
Ep.13 Beside the Dying Fire
Air Date: 2012-03-18
Rick and Carl find the farm in jeopardy; the group is split up in the chaos; Rick's leadership is questioned.