07/02/2014 05:56 GMT | Updated 07/02/2014 05:59 GMT

Walking Dead Zombie Prank Scares The Living Daylights Out Of New Yorkers (VIDEO)

And understandably so. It's pretty much scared the living daylights out of us - and we're only watching the video!

The prank of hiding 'zombies' under a pavement grate was done to promote the new series of 'The Walking Dead'. Presumably by scaring everyone off the streets of New York and into their homes to watch it...

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