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Making of “Sing Me a Song” — See How Smoking Skin and Ooze Made for an Excruciating Scene

Lucille is Negan’s weapon of choice, but when we finally see the Sanctuary in all its gory glory, we learn she’s far from his only method of inflicting pain on those who break his rules.

In a new video on the making of Episode 7, the cast and crew talk about what went into creating the scene where Negan burns Mark’s face with an iron as punishment for messing around with one of his wives.

Go Behind the Scenes of “Sing Me a Song” With the Cast and Crew

Fake skin, tubes of smoke and glue were all part of the magic that contributed to pulling off the gag — and even Prop Master John Sanders himself thinks “it’ll be very difficult to make it seem like we did not burn this guy’s face off.”

But the actor who plays Mark also worked hard on his reaction, and that involved practicing his scream at home. “I might have scared my neighbors,” Griffin Freeman admits.

As for the rest of the Sanctuary compound that was revealed, the “devil’s in the details,” as Construction Coordinator Roger Scruggs puts it.

Click here to watch the full video to learn how Episode 7 came to life and get a closer look at the Saviors’ home.

The Walking Dead airs Sundays at 9/8c on AMC. Watch the latest episode now on Apple TV, Roku, AMC mobile apps and amc.com.

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