We played ‘catch up’ with some good old fashioned family TV, namely The Walking Dead. Tonight I learned that
(b) Unfortunately, they will eventually starve to death. This initiated an interesting debate as to how a zombie would starve to death when its digestive system stopped functioning when it died. Surely anything ingested by a zombie would surely just sit in body cavity and rot along with the rest of the zombie. Furthermore, I would imagine a zombie’s colon and sphincter muscle would be defunct, meaning that the poor undead being would poop like a mouse.
“Eww, imagine the smell!” exclaimed Miss Katherine. “They’d just keep farting all the time,” Master Johnny added with a low growling giggle. Lady Barton St Mary sucked a thoughtful tooth for a moment. “Well, I’ve slept in the same bed as your father after he’s had a curry and several pints of beer. I think I might be prepared for a zombie apocalypse,” she mused.