In season three of the popular AMC television show The Walking Dead, some survivors of the zombie-plagued world band together in a small Georgia town called Woodbury.
Season four begins Sunday, Oct. 13.
Clearly, that town and the Woodbury we know and love are somewhat different.
Woodbury, GA: 1,102 (pre-zombies), 72 (post-zombies)
Woodbury, MN: 62,787
Woodbury, GA: Mostly zombie-free. Though the “walkers” are a constant threat.
Woodbury, MN: Mostly zombie-free. Though pictured above is a “zombie baby” from a Woodbury couple’s Halloween decorations.
Woodbury, GA: Mysterious, murderous man who goes by “The Governor” and is becoming increasingly deranged.
Woodbury, MN: Mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens, friendly, seen at Woodbury City Council meetings and Chamber of Commerce functions.
Woodbury, GA: Has a McDonald's, Walmart and arena where fights are held for entertainment in the graphic novels.
Woodbury, MN: Has a McDonald’s and Walmart.
Woodbury, GA: On the cutting edge of zombie-prevention research.
Woodbury, MN: Known for having many healthcare employers.
Woodbury, GA: High walls, weapons, strict curfews.
Woodbury, MN: Massive retaining wall at Woodbury Lakes. Curfews for minors only. Police have been able to keep the city zombie-free.
Woodbury, GA: Yes, though buildings are protected with heavy artillery.
Woodbury, MN: No, though buildings are protected by doors with locks.
Woodbury, GA: One character is pregnant, which could bump the town’s population by one. (However, the Governor has apparently murdered fellow survivors of the zombie plague.)
Woodbury, MN: Opening up Phase 2 for further development and plans a new urban village at Radio Drive and Bailey Road.