Olivia Munn and Terry Crews portrayed survivors on a romantic road trip during the series premiere on Sunday of Tales Of The Walking Dead.
The spin-off anthology series set amid the zombie apocalypse universe on AMC was subtitled ‘Evie / Joe’ and centered on emergency prepper Joe, played by Terry, 54, and free spirit Evie portrayed by Olivia, 42.
The episode opened with Joe in his bunker reliving Ohio State football games on TV with a handmade sign saying it had been 402 days ‘since the whole world blew the game.’
He was with his beloved Doberman named Gilligan who was killed during a night attack outdoors by zombies despite emergency fencing.
Joe buried Gilligan and in his grief and loneliness decided to seek out a widow he previously met online.
He grabbed his football helmet and mounted a motorcycle with a sidecar for a ride to find Sandra [Kersti Bryan].
Joe while traveling at night got trapped by Evie in a net and she forced him to wear handcuffs.
Evie tied up Joe and he revealed that his motorcycle had a kill switch preventing her from stealing it.
Joe bragged that he was prepared for the zombie apocalypse and Evie gifted him with a crystal necklace to reduce his bad vibes.
They embarked the next day on a drive together with Evie keeping a gun pointed at him while she navigated.
Joe sang while wearing headphones and was joined by Evie.
He later gave her advice at night on blade sharpening and asked Evie for her trust.
Joe cursed at Evie after she pried into his journal and read his poetry and she apologized for the invasion of privacy.
Joe gained her trust after Evie freed him to help fight off zombies.
They fought side-by-side and finished off the walkers who were then blessed by Evie.
Evie then gave Joe the keys to remove his handcuffs and he let her drive the motorcycle.
She revealed that she was headed to Mount Pleasant near Joe’s destination to see her estranged husband.
Joe asked for her help in finding Sandra but left his motorcycle idling as Evie discovered a major clue to her whereabouts.
Evie found a baby goat as a thief left behind a not sayings ‘Thanks for the bike’ and Joe learned that her gun wasn’t loaded as he tried to fire it.
Joe argued with Evie as she carried the baby goat.
Evie told Joe that he should have known that the gun was loaded.
‘You were so buy trying to survive the end of the world, yours never got started,’ Evie told him.
F*** you,’ Joe said as he stormed off.
‘May your next life be blessed,’ Evie said.
Joe then evaded zombies as he made his way to his online crush who let him into her bunker.
Joe was thrilled to meet Sandra who welcomed him into her bunker.
Evie meanwhile carried the goat and didn’t find her husband but did view some of his paintings including a portrait of her.
Sandra showed her dark side and drugged Joe while accusing him of wrongdoing.
Evie, however, didn’t give up on Joe and came to his rescue.
Sandra tried to drug her, too, but Evie was wise to her plan and fought her off.
The episode ended with Joe and Evie deciding to become friends and leaving together with the goat.