The WORST kind of zombie is a zombie that behaves intelligently. I HATE when games/stories/movies make it so that the zombies can learn. Day of the Dead, the old one, has a zombie that ‘remembers’ shaving and saluting and things like that. The Crossed comic books (they’re not zombies, per se, but I really hated this one) introduced in one arc that the Crossed ‘learned’ patience, despite being constantly framed as mindless sacks of violence.
I really, really hate that. If you’re telling a story about how they’re mindless, tireless consumers, then don’t tell me otherwise later on.
Also, don’t read the Crossed series. It’s abysmal.