Both Negan and Rick Grimes started the zombie apocalypse in the hospital. Rick in a coma recovering from a gun shot, and Negan with his wife suffering with cancer.
Episode 7.16 "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life," which featured Abraham Ford is the third episode in the series to feature dead characters. The other two were episodes 4.16 "Welcome to Terminus" which featured Hershel, and 5.09 "What's Happening and What's Going On, which featured, Martin, The Governor, Mika, Lizzie, Bob, and Beth.
Fear the Walking Dead Season 3 will feature a female villain.
Dwight defects in the comic book series too.
Episode 7.16 "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life" is only the second show to feature one walker. The other is episode is 2.11 "Judge, Jury, Executioner" when Dale was disemboweled.