Warning: spoilers ahead for the "Beyond the Wall" episode of Game of Thrones.
Game of Thrones is one of the biggest shows on television that has fans everywhere on the edges of their seats on Sunday nights. Season 7 has been the most intense season yet, and the penultimate episode saw Jon Snow lead a group beyond the Wall on a desperate mission to retrieve a wight. Unsurprisingly, the mission turned into a catastrophe when the group was swarmed by wights and targeted by White Walkers. The Night King even managed to shoot down a dragon with an ice spear. As it turns out, The Walking Dead crew was tuned in to the episode, and they had a pretty hilarious reaction to the climax. Take a look!
The zombie apocalypse of The Walking Dead definitely would be a different place if the walkers somehow mastered the use of projectile weapons, although it's not like Rick and Co. have any dragons that the walkers would shoot out of the sky. The post-episode tweet indicates that The Walking Dead knows there are other terrifying versions of zombies on the small screen. After the events of "Beyond the Wall," it's probably safe to say that Dany would rather be in a world without spear-throwing creatures. Viserion's death was pretty devastating, even if it will probably make for a more exciting final season.
I'm not sure whether I'd rather be attacked by Walking Dead walkers or Game of Thrones wights and White Walkers. The walkers have an edge insofar as nothing needs to be done for them to reanimate; people die and then people come back. Then again, they have a disadvantage due to their need to eat. The wights on Game of Thrones don't seem to have much in the way of physical needs once they've been brought back by the White Walkers.
There's also the point that there are generally abandoned structures to hide in on The Walking Dead; in the far North on Game of Thrones, there's nowhere to hide for long without freezing to death, and there's no way to escape without running to the point of collapse a la Gendry or being rescued by a handy dragon or two. Ideally, neither version of the undead will rise up in the real world, but we might all be somewhat better off if the Walking Dead walkers were the ones to reanimate. They're slowed down by the cold; the wights and White Walkers glory in the cold.
Now that the Great War of Westeros is finally getting into gear, folks in the Seven Kingdoms may find themselves getting up close and personal with the Night King and his army. Dany only has two dragons now, and we just learned that White Walkers have ways of taking dragons down. Hopefully Jon is able to sway Cersei when they meet in Sunday's Sesason 7 finale.