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WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about the Season 1 finale of The Walking Dead as well as information about the comic book series upon which the show is based. Read at your own risk.

As if staying alive during weeks of zombie attacks wasn't enough, The Walking Dead's harried band of survivors found themselves having to escape from what they thought was a safe haven in the Season 1 finale.

After being cautiously welcomed into the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta by Dr. Edwin Jenner (guest star Noah Emmerich), Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and the rest of the survivors thought they'd turned a corner on their horror. But soon after they locked themselves in, they learned that the CDC, which had been testing brain samples in hopes of developing a cure for the zombie outbreak, was out of power and therefore automatically rigged to self-destruct.

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