The comparisons showed up on Facebook and Twitter almost immediately after the traffic jams began: the winter storm mess we've experienced Tuesday into Wednesday resembles the zombie apocalypse featured on AMC's "The Walking Dead" - minus the zombies, I hope.
The popular drama, shot now mostly in Senoia, returns for the second half of season four Feb. 9.
Here are a few recent Tweets with attached photos:
Indeed, the way cars were strewn about on highways after commuters abandoned them were similar to scenes on the show, now in its fourth season. Here's a sample from season two:
And here's a shot from ajc.com:
And there was the famous "Walking Dead" promo poster from season one:
The Atlanta traffic back ups yesterday were foretold by "The Walking Dead" promo poster for Season One. pic.twitter.com/JRHXiRPKNE— Streetfilms (@Streetfilms) January 29, 2014