Mack Thompson
Mack Thompson Season 2
Actor Michael Welch
Gender Male
Hair Blonde
Occupation Hockey Player
Family Addison Carver - Girlfriend
First Appearance "Puppies and Kittens"
Last Appearance "Day One" (Flashback only)
Death Episode "White Light"
Cause of Death Devoured by Zombies. Out of mercy by Addison Carver
Status Dead
Series lifespan "Puppies and Kittens" to "White Light"
Ethnicity Caucasian
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Mack being devoured by Zombies

Mack Thompson was a main character and a survivor of the initial zombie apocalypse in "Z Nation", first encountered in Season 1 Episode 1 "Puppies and Kittens".


Mack was Addy's boyfriend in Z Nation. He was also a member of the Westward-Bound Survivor Group.

Personality Edit

Mack was a charming all-American jock who had an eye for the ladies. A good shot and with a temper, Mack protected Addy no matter what.

Pre-Apocalypse Edit

Nothing is known about Mack prior to the apocalypse, other than the fact that he was an ice hockey player for the Tri-City Americans in the Western Hockey League (Canada).

Post-Apocalypse Edit

Season 1 Edit

"Puppies and Kittens" Edit

Mack is first seen with Addy and Doc buying weapons from traders Skeezy and Sketchy. He helps fight off a small wave of zombies attacking them and the traders. He is later present with Doc when the camp of the Upstate New York survivor group is found destroyed. Mack joins Garnett in finding the military convoy, finding it destroyed near a building. As he searches the surrounding area he encounters a pack of zombies surrounding a cage. After clearing away the zombies together with Doc and Addy, he breaks the lock and enters the cage to interact with the survivor inside. The survivor, Cassandra, pins him to the cage wall with a knife. She calms down after holding him there for several seconds. He joins the Westward-Bound Survivor Group to California.

"Fracking Zombies" Edit

"Philly Feast" Edit

"Full Metal Zombie" Edit

"Home Sweet Zombie" Edit

"Resurrection Z" Edit

"Welcome to the Fu-Bar" Edit

"Zunami" Edit

"Die, Zombie, Die... Again" Edit

"Going Nuclear" Edit

"Sisters of Mercy" Edit

Mack leaves the group in Utah outside the Sisters of Mercy camp, where Addy is. He refuses to leave Addy behind and is then promptly shot at by Helen forcing him to get on the truck containing the Westward-bound survivor group. However unable to leave Addy he jumps off the truck as it leaves and several gunshots are heard.

"Murphy's Law" Edit

"Doctor of the Dead" Edit

He is seen at the end of the spisode looking up at the nukes in the sky.

Season 2 Edit

"The Murphy" Edit

"White Light"Edit

While looking for Murphy, Mack and Addy get separated. His attempt to escape was thwarted by a locked door and despite Addy's best efforts, she was far too late on saving Mack as he was caught by zombies and devoured just as she opened the door. His last moments as a human have him smiling despite being in pain. Addy tearfully shoots him in the head for a mercy kill.



Killed VictimsEdit

  • Unnamed Man
  • Numerous Counts of Zombies


Killed byEdit

Memorable QuotesEdit

"Damn, you're sexy when you get all philosophical." Mack to Addy in "Fracking Zombies"

"Goddamn humans?" Mack to citizen Z in "Philly feast"

"Full commando baby." Mack to Addy in "Home Sweet Zombie"


TV Characters
Roberta and Murphy's Group

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Castle Point, Missouri JaneRickAntoine

Province Town


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S&S Unlimited


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Sisters Of Mercy Camp


Brett's Group


Fort Collins, Colorado


Murphy Bounty Hunters


Wagon Train Group

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Minnesota Lab


Mennonite Community


Kettle Farm


Redneck Group






Native American Group

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Corporate Group



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Mercy Labs

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Channel 9 Action News station

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