Bicycle Girl bust used on the television series, The Walking Dead

Description (Brief):

Latex bust of a 'zombie' woman with fine blond hair, an open mouth with rotted teeth and glazed eyes. The “bicycle girl,” prop is the first walker that Sheriff Rick Grimes encounters and eventually kills in season one, episode one. It was made by Greg Nicotero, an executive producer, director, and special effects make up designer for The Walking Dead television series. Based on the comic books by Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead deals with a post-apocalyptic society overrun with “walkers.” The show follows Rick Grimes, a sheriff who awakes from a coma to find only a handful of people alive and a lot of decaying undead who want to eat him. Played by Andrew Lincoln, Rick eventually finds his wife and son living with a group of survivors near Atlanta, Georgia. It is here the group must learn to survive in a fallen society, among the undead and roving bands of survivors who prove to be more dangerous than the famished walkers.

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Web Subject: EntertainmentTelevision

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.3129.01Nonaccession Number: 2017.3129Catalog Number: 2017.3129.01

Object Name: bust, Bicycle Girl

Physical Description: latex (overall material)hair (overall material)Measurements: overall: 16 in x 12 1/2 in x 8 in; 40.64 cm x 31.75 cm x 20.32 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-c998-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1862580

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