It is very rewarding when you see a former student publishing about Zombies. The Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York hosts the international prospective registry platform for Systematic Reviews – PROSPERO. It is currently filled with ‘Zombies’. Renato Andrade makes a very good case about it and how to ‘fight back’ here: Zombie reviews taking over the PROSPERO systematic review registry. It’s time to fight back!