Originally Posted by Rasher
But I think most people get sick and die in a matter of days. After that it's zombie time and that is dangerous, and frankly the very thought of turning into a zombie is repulsive.
If you read the comics you'll see what becomes of Hershel's farm.
Yeah, I know that and you know that, because we've read the books and watched the show. I'm just saying the characters don't know that yet.
And to answer the question, Zhombre is right. The zombies were chasing after the car. There wasn't much left to eat at the motel (except the newly deceased skinny girl who wouldn't last long).