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 on Season 9, 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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1,965 606
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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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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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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1,358 932
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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749 507
Jesus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
voting closed at #8 Jesus

9
722 1,023
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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664 959
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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420 835
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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410 1,055
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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377 1,261
Sasha Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
voting closed at #14 Sasha Williams

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337 576
Rosita Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Kathie Rebman added Christian Serratos

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464 1,025
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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418 994
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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101 139
Enid is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End

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178 206
Negan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Lolalocke8 added

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Father Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Walking Dead Characters Most Likely To Survive Until The End
Father Gabriel

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100 249
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