Norman Reedus delivers emotional sendoff to The Walking Dead crew on the final day of production

The Walking Dead has officially concluded production and its star, Norman Reedus shared heartfelt words with the crew on Wednesday.

The 53-year-old actor spoke to the show’s team after filming the final bits of the series and said ‘The Walking Dead juice’ is worth the ‘squeeze,’ TMZ reported.

Reedus, who plays the show’s main character Daryl Dixon, invoked tears and laughs from the show’s team.

That’s a wrap! The Walking Dead has officially concluded production and its star, Norman Reedus shared heartfelt words with the crew on Wednesday

The Florida native showed gratitude for the 12-year experience of working on the show as his colleagues hugged, still in costume.

Melissa McBride also showed affection as she hugged the show’s executive producer Greg Nicotero.

As they said their goodbyes Greg noted that he’s become a better person after having met everyone throughout the 11-season run.

Sources told the publication that the last night on set felt like ‘an endless party.’

End of the road: Nicotero appeared on social media Thursday and posted a 36-second clip with Norman as the two reflected on the AMC show's ending

End of the road: Nicotero appeared on social media Thursday and posted a 36-second clip with Norman as the two reflected on the AMC show’s ending

Nicotero appeared on social media Thursday and posted a 36-second clip with Norman as the two reflected on the AMC show’s ending.

‘Here we are,’ the producer said as Norm added, ‘Last day.’

’12 years the EP said with a somber and calm expression.’

‘Love you, buddy,’ the show’s lead said as he looked at Greg. ‘Thank you for everything. It’s been a real joy.’

Nicotero asked, ‘Dude, remember when we were babies and we started this show and you had short hair? Do you remember?’

The actor replied, ‘I feel like my entire brain is short circuiting right now. I can’t really wrap my head around this.’

‘It’s hard. But 12 hours from now the world’s going to be a different place,’ Greg stated before the show’s star quipped back, ‘Yeah, I’ll be on the bathroom floor with a martini and tears.’

Flashback: Reedus took to Instagram on Thursday to share a throwback video with his costar Melissa McBride

Flashback: Reedus took to Instagram on Thursday to share a throwback video with his costar Melissa McBride

Reedus also took to Instagram on Thursday to share a throwback video with his costar Melissa.

Delighting his 7.4 million followers on the photo-sharing app, he wrote in the caption, ‘That’s a wrap. 11 seasons 12 years.’

The clip showed the two actors side by side as they performed a short, playful jingle about their two characters on the TV show.

Both rocking short haircuts they wrapped arms around each other and sang, ‘Carol is sterile and Daryl is feral. A match made in hell!’

The caption continued, ‘Never been so beat up and it was an absolute blast. Thank you to all of you that took this ride with us and what a ride it was.’

Cute: Both rocking short haircuts they wrapped arms around each other and sang, 'Carol is sterile and Daryl is feral.  A match made in hell!'

Cute: Both rocking short haircuts they wrapped arms around each other and sang, ‘Carol is sterile and Daryl is feral. A match made in hell!’

On the mend: Reedus then confirmed that he had been injured while working on the set of the program and that he was currently set to rejoin its cast this coming week;  still from The Walking Dead

On the mend: Reedus then confirmed that he had been injured while working on the set of the program and that he was currently set to rejoin its cast this coming week; still from The Walking Dead

Just weeks ago Norman suffered a concussion on the set of the horror-drama series.

The performer shared the news about his health in an Instagram post with an image of a black cat.

The actor wrote a short message of gratitude: ‘Thank u for the nice thoughts it’s been a week. or two.’

Reedus confirmed that he had been injured while working on the set of the program, and that he was set to rejoin its cast soon

‘I was in an accident. but getting better getting cleared and gonna be back at work Tuesday they tell me,’ he wrote at the time.

He also apologized for having to cancel an appearance at the Fandemic Tour event as a result of his injury.

Norman wrote: ‘Sorry bout Atlanta event I was looking forward to it. Most of all thank you for the eye in the dark messages I really loved that little cat.’

Missed opportunity: The actor then apologized for having to cancel an appearance at the Fandemic Tour event as a result of his injury;  still from The Walking Dead

Missed opportunity: The actor then apologized for having to cancel an appearance at the Fandemic Tour event as a result of his injury; still from The Walking Dead

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