WATCH IT: Zombie prank terrifies New Yorkers

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The zombie prank was a promo for the AMC’s series “The Walking Dead.”

UNION SQUARE, Manhattan (PIX11) — The marketing campaign for AMC’s hit show “The Walking Dead” scared the living daylights out of some unsuspecting New Yorkers.

In advance of their upcoming season, the show placed “zombies” beneath sidewalk grates in Union Square.

As if walking across those things isn’t scary enough, the living dead surely scarred some New Yorkers for a very long time.

Watch the video below.