"Everything happens for a reason” "god helps those who help themselves." "My heart is with you." "I apply to get into your life." "My life is full because I know that I am loved." "I figure life’s a gift, and I don’t intend on wasting it." "Doubt is the key to knowledge." "Sow nothing, reap nothing." "I’m not a smart man, but I know what love is." "I never look back. It distracts from the now." " I like to present myself, I miss our past." "No man is a failure who has friends." "Fading is true while flowering is past." "Beautiful things don't ask for attention." "We accept the love we think we deserve." "Every day without you is like a book without pages." "I say what I believe." "It is never too late to fall in love." "Don't take the memory of the past to torture yourself." "Thinking and letting go are two different things." "If you can't walk together, pretend to be passing by." "Bad times make a good man."
故事发展到第四季，监狱避难营中的人数不断地增长着，生活也渐渐步入了正轨，正当大家以为平静的日子终于来临之时，总督（大卫·莫瑞瑟 David Morrissey 饰）的逆袭让瑞克（安德鲁·林肯 Andrew Lincoln 饰）一行人再度陷入到了水深火热之中。
总督不仅绑架并杀害了德高望重的郝塞尔（斯科特·威尔森 Scott Wilson 饰），还放火将大家赖以生存的避难营付之一炬。一边是来势汹汹的总督，一边是不断逼近的行尸，一直以来同心协力的瑞克一行人被迫踏上了不同的逃亡之路。瑞克带着儿子卡尔（钱德勒·里格斯 Chandler Riggs 饰）向城镇中心出发，达里尔（诺曼·瑞杜斯 Norman Reedus 饰）保护着贝丝（艾米莉·金妮 Emily Kinney 饰）在森林深处徘徊，玛姬（劳伦·科汉 Lauren Cohan 饰）与格伦（史蒂文·元 饰）尽管失散，但都心怀着找到彼此的坚定信念。在乱世之中，曾经并肩作战的伙伴们能否再度重逢？