|List ofThe Walking Deadepisodes|
Thesecond seasonof AMC's television seriesThe Walking Deadpremiered on October 16, 2011 on AMC and will feature 13 episodes.The series is based on the series of comic books of the same name by Robert Kirkman , Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard ; it was developed for television by Frank Darabont , who serves as executive producer for the second season along with Robert Kirkman and Glen Mazzara .
The second season begins with Grimes and the survivors choosing to leave Atlanta to the walkers and head to Fort Benning . Along the way, they come across a traffic jam of vehicles on I-85 . The group loots several vehicles and hide as walkers approach; Sophia, chased away from the camp by the walkers, runs off into the woods. The remaining group deals with interpersonal relationships while a search is performed. The searchers come across a deer, and Carl is accidentally shot as he approaches it. In a desperate bid to save Carl's life, Otis, the man who shot Carl, leads Rick and Shane to a large, isolated farm owned by a man named Hershel. The survivors move to the farm, where Rick's group and Hershel's group attempt to co-exist, but dangerous secrets on both sides threaten to unravel the shaky peace. While there Glenn sleeps with Hershel's daughter, and discovers their barn is filled with walkers, one of which is Sophia. They end up shooting Sophia with the rest of the walkers in the barn.