“When he showed up, I was kind of surprised. I thought, what the hell is he doing on my favorite show? Then the zombies tore him to pieces, and I was like, awesome!” said John Chapman, a huge fan of the show.
Many insiders knew Bieber was going to get his face torn off, but the timing surprised many critics. Scriptwriters had the boy-singer celebrity dying towards the end of the episode, but after hearing him sing, they decided he was not worth keeping him alive.