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"Death and the Dead" is the ninth episode of the second season of AMC's The Walking Dead: World Beyond. It is the nineteenth episode of the series overall. It premiered on November 28, 2021, the same night as "The Portrait", the seventh episode of the seventh season of Fear The Walking Dead. It was written by Erin Martin & Sam Reynolds and directed by Loren Yaconelli.


As the plan continues to unfold, tensions between the group and the CRM come to a dramatic head. While some rush to save an ally, difficult truths are brought to light.



Other Cast





  • First (and last) appearance of Major General Beale. (Voice Only)
  • Last appearance of Percy.
  • Last appearance of Mason Beale.
  • Last appearance of Webb.
  • Last appearance of Dr. Ebersol.
  • Last appearance of Samuel Abbott. (Zombified)
  • Last appearance of Lyla Belshaw. (Zombified/Flashback)
  • Last appearance of Amelia Ortiz. (Flashback)
  • This episode was made available for streaming to subscribers of AMC Premiere on November 21, 2021.
  • This episode is played directly after the seventh episode of Season 7 of Fear The Walking Dead.
  • Jesse Gallegos (Webb) is upgraded from "Co-Star" to "Also Starring" in this episode.
  • Jadis reveals the reason for the genocide: Two years ago, the CRM's modeling had predicted that the Alliance of the Three has become a drain on the Civic Republic's resources and are now too reliant upon them to survive on their own ever again. Eventually, this would lead to famines and other disasters that would kill thousands and spread into the Civic Republic itself. In order to prevent this and stop "the last light of civilization" from being extinguished, the CRM chose to wipe out their allies while also making use of them for their own purposes.
    • She also claimed that 10,000 children and key personnel were transported out of the communities; however, it is unknown if she was telling the truth in this regard.
  • It's revealed that the Chlorine Gas has secretly been moved to the North Pads of Civic Republic Cull Facility 1.
  • The word "fuck" is said in the episode, used by Hope after killing a zombified Lyla Belshaw.
Episodes of The Walking Dead: World Beyond
Season 1 "Brave" • "The Blaze of Gory" • "The Tyger and the Lamb" • "The Wrong End of a Telescope" • "Madman Across the Water" • "Shadow Puppets" • "Truth or Dare" • "The Sky Is a Graveyard" • "The Deepest Cut" • "In This Life"
Season 2 "Konsekans" • "Foothold" • "Exit Wounds" • "Family Is a Four Letter Word" • "Quatervois" • "Who Are You?" • "Blood and Lies" • "Returning Point" • "Death and the Dead" • "The Last Light"