10 User Reviews
Status: Hiatus
Airs: 5:00 PM ET on BBC

Set after a zombie outbreak in the fictional village of Roarton (north east Wales), teenager Kieren Walker is re-animated along with thousands of other previously dead people. After months... More

Set after a zombie outbreak in the fictional village of Roarton (north east Wales), teenager Kieren Walker is re-animated along with thousands of other previously dead people. After months of re-habilitation and medication, the zombies are judged ready to return to their homes and families.

User Reviews for In the Flesh

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Oct 10, 2014 11:53PM EDT

This is a pretty cool twist on the Zombie story. It's always nice to see an imaginative change to an old idea.

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Dec 22, 2014 9:55AM EST

Zombie shows are popular. Many of them provide jump scares and violence and jenga the whole thing on a roller coaster of static characters and pure emotion.

This show takes a WHOLE different tact. The Zombie apocalypse is over. Those who have suffered from ' partially deceased syndrome 'and have been rehabilitated are being returned to their families and society.

The story has all the earmarks of great writing. People being returned... More

Zombie shows are popular. Many of them provide jump scares and violence and jenga the whole thing on a roller coaster of static characters and pure emotion.

This show takes a WHOLE different tact. The Zombie apocalypse is over. Those who have suffered from ' partially deceased syndrome 'and have been rehabilitated are being returned to their families and society.

The story has all the earmarks of great writing. People being returned loved ones they have lost. The bigotry that was built up among those whom killed PDS sufferers. Biblical scholars, undead meet-ups, ostracization, denial of self etc...

The first episode is slow and pretty much exposition but the third episode is emotionally powerful, deep, well acted and poignant.

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by ldewald
Aug 9, 2014 9:09PM EDT

This show is seriously depressing but you should still watch it. Kieren is the cutest zombie (or PDS sufferer) there ever was. There is so much more to this show than just zombie drama.

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Oct 17, 2014 10:21PM EDT

Very well made and interesting take on the zombie story which frankly needs some new insights.

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Sep 18, 2014 3:35AM EDT

Loved this show. Took until the end of season one to grasp everything I had just watched. The episodes are short, yet so much detail in each one. Such a new concept on Zombies, screen wise that is.

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Our hero, and his time in the reeducation camp being taught how to be "normal" again. And after he, along with any other fixed Zombie can reenter the world they once. As "normal" members of society. Kieren... More

Loved this show. Took until the end of season one to grasp everything I had just watched. The episodes are short, yet so much detail in each one. Such a new concept on Zombies, screen wise that is.

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Our hero, and his time in the reeducation camp being taught how to be "normal" again. And after he, along with any other fixed Zombie can reenter the world they once. As "normal" members of society. Kieren Walker (wonder if that was an Easter Egg for zombies being called walker in so many other shows and book. Anyway, he wakes up, puts on all the make up and prosthetics for appearance, then with an empty cup and plate of food he, pretends to eat. Gets to hang out with other from the reeducation camp. Since they are all pretty much outcasts.

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Aug 22, 2014 11:27AM EDT

Absolutely brilliant! A concept I have not seen when it comes to Zombie outbreak! 5*

Default avatar cat
Jul 28, 2014 8:37AM EDT

A different take on the zombie subject. A show about integration, love and the acceptance of the other.

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Dec 17, 2014 8:24AM EST

I have to say i really enjoyed this show
love all things about zombies etc and the new idea of this show was cool

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by jazeron
Dec 1, 2014 8:36AM EST

I love zombies of all ages and cravings. But this show lost my attention after a few episodes. It was good but I cut it from my tracker and never looked back with regrets.

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Oct 30, 2014 5:42PM EDT

found it decent to watch but nothing incredible here