At its heart, The Walking Dead is just another story of a ragtag family trying to make it in this crazy ol’ world. Romances, quibbles, misunderstandings, secret pregnancies, the ritual slaughter of undead corpses … these are the things great network sitcoms are made of.

So it was really just a matter of time before the all-knowing internet machine gave us what we didn’t know we needed until we had it: A remix of The Walking Dead credits to the Growing Pains theme song. Go ahead and press play, and show me that smile again…

Warms the heart and eats the brain, doesn’t it? And Well Zombie is totally Boner. Always up to his neck in trouble!

Of course, all it takes is imagining the barn shooting scene set to a laugh track to realize that this comparison has its limits.

The Walking Dead returns Sunday, February 12 at 9pm on AMC.

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Meghan Carlson

Senior Writer, BuddyTV

Meghan hails from Walla Walla, WA, the proud home of the world’s best sweet onions and Adam West, the original Batman. An avid grammarian and over-analyzer, you can usually find her thinking too hard about plot devices in favorites like The OfficeIt’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and How I Met Your Mother. In her spare time, Meghan enjoys drawing, shopping, trying to be funny (and often failing), and not understanding the whole Twilight thing. She’s got a BA in English and Studio Art from Whitman College, which makes her a professional arguer, daydreamer, and doodler.