Is The Walking Dead going to reintroduce fan favorite Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker), who went MIA in Season 1 after chopping off his cuffed hand to escape becoming zombie lunch? Sounds like November 13 could be the night. That's when the AMC series centers an entire episode around Merle's bad boy brother, Daryl (Norman Reedus).
"It's pretty much all Daryl on his own, in a hard-core man-versus-world psychological [quest] with inner turmoil and hints of 'Deliverance,'" reveals Norman. "You'll learn about his family and what it was like for him growing up, constantly put down and under the thumb of other people. You'll see him make some hard decisions and announce where his loyalties lie."
Might that be with brother Merle? "As much of an ass as Merle is, he's still my big brother," teases Norman. "But if I knew he was coming back, I couldn't tell you."