The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon’s Last Ride

Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon, Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier - The Walking Dead _ Season 11, Episode 24 - Photo Credit: Jace Downs/AMC
Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon, Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier - The Walking Dead _ Season 11, Episode 24 - Photo Credit: Jace Downs/AMC /

Today is Go For a Ride Day, and what better way to commemorate it than by talking about The Walking Dead’s series finale and Daryl Dixon’s (Norman Reedus) last ride? The scene was beautifully set up as he says his goodbyes to RJ (Antony Azor), Ezekiel (Khary Payton), and Judith (Cailey Fleming), where she reminds him he deserves a happy ending, too. Then viewers witness another touching moment with his best friend, Carol Peletier (Melissa McBride). They exchanged “I Love Yous,” and the fandom went wild.

During the last season of the series, Director of Photography for The Walking Dead Duane Charles Manwiller has been very active on Instagram posting many behind-the-scenes photos giving fans a glimpse of what goes on during filming.

These posts have meant so much to fans, especially during the series’ final season. During the filming of the last episode, he would count down the days with a photo of the day. Now, he is pulling at our heartstrings with a video he captioned, “Daryl Dixon’s Last Ride.” (excuse me a moment, there is something in my eye).

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Filming for The Walking Dead was completed on March 30, 2022. Many fans, cast, and crew have used social media to share memories, well wishes, gratitude, and other posts commemorating the end of an era.

The final episode aired on November 20, 2022, and Daryl took his last ride to conclude the storyline. But it’s not over yet. The coda scene for the final episode features two familiar faces. Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and Michonne (Danai Gurira) reappear to cap off the ending of the series.

Michonne is still actively searching for Rick in a present-day timeline while Rick’s scenes were set before Michnne found evidence of his survival. It was a fantastic way to end the flagship series and set up what’s to come in the Rick and Michonne spinoff series.

The Walking Dead spinoffs coming in 2023

Fear the Walking Dead returns to AMC in 2023  with its eighth season.

The Walking Dead: Dead City, the Maggie, and Negan spinoff, has a release date of April 2023.

The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon is currently filming in France.

The Walking Dead: Rick and Michonne will begin production soon.

There is still much to come within The Walking Dead universe, which is excellent, but nothing will ever replace the original. Luckily, some of the same talents will be involved in the spinoffs to continue the greatness that is TWDU.

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