Season 2 episode 4, titled, "Blood in the Streets," opens as 19-year-old Nick steps up, again. Swimming to shore at night, naked, with a plastic bag tied to his leg as wave's crash around him. Almost as if he's a Navy SEAL.
How come nobody goes out to sea in an AMC zombie apocalypse series? Season 2's premiere of Fear The Walking Dead, titled, "Monster," answers that. Enter Victor Strand's beautiful blue and white yacht named Abigail.
The opening nighttime scene captured brilliantly. Viewers are met first with an aerial view over L.A.'s tallest skyscraper, the U.S. Bank Tower. Gradually, the view levels out panoramic, still with no city lights -- an apocalypse.
"She's not sick. She's dead," says 19 year old Nick Clark as all watch the growling Mrs.Tran, formerly a friend of his family. "Why would you say that?" asks Travis Manawa, boyfriend of Nick's mother. "Because it's the truth," Nick replies softly.
"It's not real. It can't be real," says Alicia Clark while watching a horrifying scene from the previous night shot by Los Angeles news on a smart phone. "Watch, it's the new real," says her pal, as both girls watch between high school classes awestruck.