Sorry, zombie lovers: Season 3 of AMC's high-octane zombie thriller "The Walking Dead" is still two long months away. But this week's Twitter giveaway may help you pass the time. We're handing out three copies of this super-cool limited-edition Blu-ray set of "The Walking Dead" Season 2, complete with a life-sized zombie head that's the perfect conversation piece for your next dinner party.
Season 2 of "The Walking Dead" saw Rick Grimes and his band of survivors hole up at the family farm of veterinarian Hershel Greene and engage in lots of internal strife (Rick and Shane's alpha-male battle) and philosophical debate (what to do with interloper Randall) before the walkers closed in on the spectacular finale. The Blu-ray set includes all 13 Season 2 episodes, plus an arsenal of extras -- and, of course, that awesome zombie head designed by none other than comic-book legend Todd McFarlane. (You have to jam that screwdriver into the zombie's eye to get the discs out.) And even if you don't win the grand prize, we're handing out regular Blu-ray sets of "The Walking Dead" Season 2 to three runner-ups as well.
Go behind the scenes of a key Season 2 scene with this "Walking Dead" Blu-ray special feature:
"The Walking Dead" returns for Season 3 on October 14, but you can keep the zombie thrills coming in the meantime by entering to win this week's giveaway. Read on to find out how.
Step 1: Follow @YahooTV on Twitter
Step 2: Tweet this message:
I want to win #TheWalkingDead zombie head Blu-ray set from @YahooTV. http://yhoo.it/QLV7lJ
TWEET NOW(Note: One entry per person/email address/Twitter handle.)
The giveaway ends 12:00 PM PT on September 3, 2012. Winners will
receive a Direct Message on Twitter with further information. Keep in
mind, this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. If you have any
other questions, check out the official rules below or feel free to
tweet them to us.
Yahoo! TV Giveaway: 'The Walking Dead' Season 2 Limited-Edition Blu-ray Set Housed in Todd McFarlane-Designed Zombie Head
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