"Isolation"
Series The Walking Dead
Season 4, Episode 3
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Air date October 27th, 2013
Writers Robert Kirkman
Director Dan Sackheim
Producers Robert Kirkman; David Alpert; Greg Nicotero; Tom Luse; Gale Anne Hurd; Scott M. Gimple; Paul Gadd; Jolly Dale; Angela Kang; Curtis Gwinn; Nichole Beattie; Seth Hoffman; Denise Huth; Caleb Womble; Matthew Negrete; Channing Powell; Kenneth Requa
Starring Andrew Lincoln; Norman Reedus; Steven Yeun; Lauren Cohan; Chandler Riggs; Danai Gurira; Melissa McBride; Scott Wilson
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"Isolation" is the third episode of season four of the survival horror series The Walking Dead and the thirty-eighth episode of the series overall. It was directed by Dan Sackheim with a script written by Robert Kirkman based upon the Image Comics comic book series The Walking Dead. The episode first aired on Sunday, October 27th, 2013 on AMC at 9:00 pm. In this episode, the contagion sweeping the prison worsens, infecting both Glenn and Sasha. Tyreese goes berserk after learning of the death of Karen, and Hershel tells Rick about a nearby veterinary school that might carry antibiotics.

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  • This episode is rated TV-MA.
  • This episode had a viewership of 12.92 million people upon its initial broadcast, which is down by 1.03 from the previous episode. It scored 6.8 in the 18-49 viewing demographic. [2]
  • The entire main cast and supporting cast of the series all appear in this episode.
  • This is the fourth appearance of Doctor Caleb Subramanian. He appeared last in "Infected". He appears next in "Internment".
  • The news broadcast that Daryl Dixon picks up on the radio speaks of "sanctuary". This is Terminus, which plays a role at the end of the season and in the beginning of season five.
  • The identity of the individual responsible for killing Karen and David is revealed at the end of this episode.

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  • Hershel Greene: You haven't been exposed. Daryl has. You get in a car with him...
  • Michonne: He's already given me fleas.

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  • Hershel Greene: Listen, damn it! You step outside, you risk your life. You take a drink of water, you risk your life. And nowadays you breathe, and you risk your life. Every moment now you don't have a choice. The only thing you can choose is what you're risking it for.

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  • Tyreese Williams: You're a cop. You find out who did this and you bring them to me, you understand? You bring them to me.
  • Daryl Dixon: We'll find out who brought them out--
  • Tyreese Williams: Do I need to say it again?
  • Rick Grimes: No, no. I know what you're feeling. I've been there, you saw me there. It's dangerous.
  • Tyreese Williams: Karen didn't deserve this. David didn't deserve it. Nobody does.

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  • Daryl Dixon: Oh, there you are. Took me damn near forever to find you. What are you doing?
  • Tyreese Williams: Somebody needs to stand watch.
  • Daryl Dixon: Man, I want to find them too. Put a bullet into them for what they did. These people are cut off. There ain't no way people are getting in and out without a whole bunch of people seeing them.
  • Tyreese Williams: Shasha's in there. I ain't going nowhere.
  • Daryl Dixon: Standing guard ain't going to do no good unless we come back with the meds.

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  • Tyreese Williams: I'm going on a run with Daryl, but I was wondering...I know there's a lot of people in trouble. Sick. It's just, I know how you are, you care.
  • Carol Peletier: Thank you.
  • Tyreese Williams: I was wondering if you could look in on Sasha for me. It would make me feel better knowing you were looking in on her. If you can't...
  • Carol Peletier: No, no I'd be happy to.
  • Tyreese Williams: Thank you.
  • Carol Peletier: What happened to Karen, I'm so sorry.

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