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"A Certain Doom" is the upcoming sixteenth episode of the tenth season of AMC's The Walking Dead. It is the one-hundred and forty-seventh episode of the series overall. It will premiere on October 4, 2020, the same night as "Brave", the season premiere of the first season of The Walking Dead: World Beyond.[1] It was written by Corey Reed, Jim Barnes & Eli Jorne and directed by Greg Nicotero.


The communities face Beta and the Whisperers in the final battle of the Whisperer War.



Other Cast



  • Seven as Dog
  • Unknown as Adam Sutton
  • Laura Kelly as Hilltop Resident
  • Nick Bruno as Hilltop Resident
  • Warren Franks as Hilltop Resident
  • Bob Melton as Hilltop Resident
  • Landon Brooks as Whisperer
  • Dane DiLiegro as Hero Walker




  • This is the eleventh episode to share the same title of a Comic Series volume, after "Days Gone Bye", "Made to Suffer", "This Sorrowful Life", "Too Far Gone", "No Way Out", "A New Beginning", "What Comes After", "The Calm Before", "Lines We Cross" and "What We Become".
  • This episode was originally meant to air on April 12, 2020; however the release date was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic as it was still in post-production. It will instead be released as a special episode later on October 4, 2020.
    • This is the first time an episode of the Original TV Series has been postponed.
  • This was originally going to be the season finale, before Season 11 got delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the crew to extend Season 10 by six more episodes.
    • This is the first time a season finale of the Original TV Series has been changed into an ordinary episode.
  • This will be the first time a new episode of The Walking Dead and The Walking Dead: World Beyond aired the same night.
    • The Season 1 premiere of The Walking Dead: World Beyond will be played directly after this episode.
  • This episode marks the return of Maggie Rhee, who has been absent since "What Comes After".
    • As of this episode, Maggie will be the last character introduced in Season 2 confirmed to be alive.

Comic Parallels



Episodes of The Walking Dead
Season 1 "Days Gone Bye" • "Guts" • "Tell It to the Frogs" • "Vatos" • "Wildfire" • "TS-19"
Season 2 "What Lies Ahead" • "Bloodletting" • "Save the Last One" • "Cherokee Rose" • "Chupacabra" • "Secrets" • "Pretty Much Dead Already" • "Nebraska" • "Triggerfinger" • "18 Miles Out" • "Judge, Jury, Executioner" • "Better Angels" • "Beside the Dying Fire"
Season 3 "Seed" • "Sick" • "Walk With Me" • "Killer Within" • "Say the Word" • "Hounded" • "When the Dead Come Knocking" • "Made to Suffer" • "The Suicide King" • "Home" • "I Ain't a Judas" • "Clear" • "Arrow on the Doorpost" • "Prey" • "This Sorrowful Life" • "Welcome to the Tombs"
Season 4 "30 Days Without An Accident" • "Infected" • "Isolation" • "Indifference" • "Internment" • "Live Bait" • "Dead Weight" • "Too Far Gone" • "After" • "Inmates" • "Claimed" • "Still" • "Alone" • "The Grove" • "Us" • "A"
Season 5 "No Sanctuary" • "Strangers" • "Four Walls and a Roof" • "Slabtown" • "Self Help" • "Consumed" • "Crossed" • "Coda" • "What Happened and What's Going On" • "Them" • "The Distance" • "Remember" • "Forget" • "Spend" • "Try" • "Conquer"
Season 6 "First Time Again" • "JSS" • "Thank You" • "Here's Not Here" • "Now" • "Always Accountable" • "Heads Up" • "Start to Finish" • "No Way Out" • "The Next World" • "Knots Untie" • "Not Tomorrow Yet" • "The Same Boat" • "Twice as Far" • "East" • "Last Day on Earth"
Season 7 "The Day Will Come When You Won't Be" • "The Well" • "The Cell" • "Service" • "Go Getters" • "Swear" • "Sing Me a Song" • "Hearts Still Beating" • "Rock in the Road" • "New Best Friends" • "Hostiles and Calamities" • "Say Yes" • "Bury Me Here" • "The Other Side" • "Something They Need" • "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life"
Season 8 "Mercy" • "The Damned" • "Monsters" • "Some Guy" • "The Big Scary U" • "The King, the Widow, and Rick" • "Time for After" • "How It's Gotta Be" • "Honor" • "The Lost and the Plunderers" • "Dead or Alive Or" • "The Key" • "Do Not Send Us Astray" • "Still Gotta Mean Something" • "Worth" • "Wrath"
Season 9 "A New Beginning" • "The Bridge" • "Warning Signs" • "The Obliged" • "What Comes After" • "Who Are You Now?" • "Stradivarius" • "Evolution" • "Adaptation" • "Omega" • "Bounty" • "Guardians" • "Chokepoint" • "Scars" • "The Calm Before" • "The Storm"
Season 10 "Lines We Cross" • "We Are the End of the World" • "Ghosts" • "Silence the Whisperers" • "What It Always Is" • "Bonds" • "Open Your Eyes" • "The World Before" • "Squeeze" • "Stalker" • "Morning Star" • "Walk With Us" • "What We Become" • "Look at the Flowers" • "The Tower" • "A Certain Doom"
Season 11 TBA

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