An advertising firm apologized for placing a billboard for a TV show called The Walking Dead on the side of a funeral parlor.
The unintended, "unfortunate juxtaposition" caused raised eyebrows in Consett,
. County Durham
The roadside advert for the apocalyptic drama has since been removed from the exterior wall of the Co-operative Funeralcare premises, and an alternative has been pasted in its place.
A spokesperson for Clear Channel, the firm responsible for the billboard, said it was sorry. 'Clear Channel apologizes for any offence caused by the unfortunate juxtaposition of this advertisement, which was certainly not intended,' she said. 'We arranged to have it moved right away and it has now come down.'