Total Nerd The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End  

Lisa Waugh
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WARNING: Spoilers abound. If you’re caught up to Season 8, you should be fine, though.  
 
Walking Dead fans spend about 60% of their time discussing who will die before just about every episode. Watching the AMC show causes anxiety for this very reason alone. Who’s actually going to make it to the end or very close to the end of The Walking Dead
 
Daryl Dixon doesn’t even exist in the comic books but he’s got fans so crazed, they border on the obsessive. Norman Reedus has vowed to strike the first match if they kill off Daryl so he might just make it through the apocalypse. A popular saying among Dead fans: “If they kill Daryl, we riot.” It helps that as a character, Daryl has the skills and the luck to make it through psychopathic overlords, cannibals, bloodthirsty gangs, and even the dreaded yuppies behind Alexandria’s walls.
 
If you were placing bets during season one, there’s no way you’d expect the mousy, domestically-abused Carol to live through an episode, much less outlive Glenn and Abraham. Even Carl has grown from being an overly-protected little boy to a stone-cold calculating killer. Will The Walking Dead’s producers kill off the boy who has lived through so much - even having to kill his own mother? 
 
Remember, you're voting up the characters most likely to make it, not your favorite characters. Who will survive in this hard, cruel world all the way to the bitter end? Who would you choose as the Walking Dead characters who will survive longest? Disagree with our survivor picks? Add your own!

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Daryl Dixon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Norman Reedus

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Carol Peletier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Melissa McBride

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Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Andrew Lincoln

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1,674 625
Michonne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Danai Gurira

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1,229 768
Maggie Greene is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Lauren Cohan

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Carl Grimes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
voting closed at #6 Chandler Riggs

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Judith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End

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746 499
Jesus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Jesus

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695 1,002
Morgan Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Lennie James

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641 935
Walkers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Walkers

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Glenn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
voting closed at #8 Steven Yeun

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392 1,028
Tara Chambler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Alanna Masterson

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326 545
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Kathie Rebman added Christian Serratos

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Sasha Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Sasha Williams

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Dr. Eugene Porter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Dr. Eugene Porter

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Abraham Ford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
voting closed at #9 Abraham Ford

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400 971
Aaron is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Aaron

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80 118
Enid is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End

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Father Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Father Gabriel

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141 195
Negan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Lolalocke8 added

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Dwight is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Benjamin Fast added Dwight

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King Ezekiel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Miles Kinge added King Ezekiel Khary Payton

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jadis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
1_tripeaks_1 added jadis