The Walking Dead Boss: Lori Has Become Lady MacBeth

[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Sunday's episode of The Walking Dead . Read at your own risk. ] Lori has come a long way from housewife-turned-zombie apocalypse survivor. Sunday's episode of The Walking Dead proved she would do just about anything to keep her family intact, even if it means planting the seed in husband Rick's head that his best friend Shane needs to die. turned to executive producer and showrunner Glen Mazzara to get the scoop on Lori's "foolish decision." Plus: What will the future hold for Shane, who's long outlived his comic book counterpart? Find out below:

The Walking Dead “Triggerfinger” Season 2 Episode 9 – New Foes

The Walking Dead  “Triggerfinger” Season 2 Episode 9  airs Sunday February 12 at 9pm on AMC. Now the gang Episode Synopsis : Trapped, Rick, Hershel and Glenn fight to survive against new foes, both dead and alive. Shane finds Lori in danger on the road and makes it his mission to bring her back to the farm. Read More...  

'Walking Dead' 2.09 Sneak Peeks: Rick Trapped in Gun Fight, Lori Stuck in Car

Rick, along with Glenn and Hershel, fights to survive against a new group of foes in a bar, while Lori encounters danger on the road.

'The Walking Dead': Watch 4 minutes of the midseason premiere now

If you can't wait until Feb. 12 for "The Walking Dead" to return, then you're in luck. The first four minutes of the midseason premiere are now available online, posted to YouTube by the mysteriously named "soooophiaaaaaa" (coughAMCcough). There aren't any spoilers here. The action picks up where it left off, with the gang reacting to the death of zombie Sophia. There is some excitement -- a sort of predictable not-really-dead Hershel's wife snarling back to life only to be cut down by a scythe to the brain.Still, anyone who wants to experience the premiere as a whole should definitely wait.Some natural questions do arise, though:-- Do we agree with Shane (Jon Bernthal) now, who has his "I told you so" moment, about the danger of Hershel's zombie collecting and his unwillingness to hunt for Sophia, who he -- unlike Rick (Andrew Lincoln) -- believed to be dead all along?-- The flip side of that...