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This article is about the TV Series character. You may be looking for her Social Game counterpart. For other pages with the same name, see: Summer

"Little girl, little girl?"
Rick Grimes trying to get Summer's attention, assuming she is alive.[src]

Summer is a zombified character in AMC's The Walking Dead. She is one of the first walkers killed by Rick Grimes.


Location Unknown

For Summer's whereabouts prior to or as the outbreak began:

Main Article: Summer (Social Game)


Social Game

Main Article: Summer (Social Game)

Season 1

"Days Gone Bye"

Summer is seen reanimated as a walker at a gas station near Interstate 85. Summer is witnessed by Rick Grimes, who mistakes her for a living girl, as she picks up her teddy bear. She walks towards Rick when he attempts to help her. When she begins to walk faster, Rick pulls out his .357 Colt Python revolver, shooting her, causing her to fall backwards, dead.


Killed By

At some point during the apocalypse, Summer was devoured by walkers.

Rick finds her at a gas station and shoots her in the head.


TV Series

Season 1


  • Summer is the first zombie, as well as the first zombie child, to appear and be killed in the TV Series.
  • Summer might be based on a zombie seen in the Comic Series who is also holding a teddy bear.
  • Summer's name wasn't revealed until The Walking Dead Social Game: Chronicles was released, as she was left unnamed in the TV Series and was previously known as the "Little Girl Walker".
  • Summer appears as a purchasable Avatar Prop for the Xbox 360 called "Little Zombie" as well as her Dress for Female Avatars.[1][2]
    • Summer is one of the few Avatar Props available for Purchase, the others being Dale Horvath's RV and Rick's Tank.
  • Summer has her own life-size zombie prop.
  • Summer displayed the possibly most uncharacteristic behavior of any zombie in the TV series by picking up and carrying a teddy bear for no possible reason other than what might have been a distant memory or recognition of a stuffed animal when she was alive.
  • Actress Addy Miller, who portrayed Summer, returned as a similar-looking walker in the Season 8 premiere "Mercy", complete with a bath robe and slippers.
  • She is the only known character across all The Walking Dead media to wear braces.