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Characters: The Walking Dead TV Show Abrahams Group

Members of the Abraham's group from the television show The Walking Dead:

Due to the Anyone Can Die nature of the show and quickly moving plots, only spoilers from the current/most recent season will be spoiled out to prevent entire pages of whited out text. If you have not seen Season 1, 2, 3 and 4 read at your own risk!

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     Abraham Ford 

Sergeant Abraham Ford

Portrayed by: Michael Cudlitz

"When we get to Washington, we will make the dead die, and the living will have this world again."

Abraham is a soldier with one goal in mind: getting Eugene to Washington D.C. to stop the Zombie Apocalypse.
  • Badass: He is a crack-shot and wields a crowbar with deadly efficiency.
    • Badass Mustache: Has a handlebar mustache, something the comic fans were very happy got carried over.
  • Blood Knight: Abraham clearly enjoys killing walkers, which freaks Tara out a bit since she has never seen anyone smile while putting them down.
    • Lampshaded in this conversation:
    Glenn: I'm sorry I punched you
    Abraham: I'm not. (smiles) I like to fight.
  • Fiery Redhead: He's a strong, aggressive, and determined character with a bit of a temper problem.
  • Hero of Another Story: Leads his own group prior to being introduced.
  • Jerkass: If telling Glenn that Maggie probably is dead and it would be a waste of time to look for her, then having the nerve to fight him after Glen justifiably punches him doesn't count, then what else does?
    • Jerkass Has a Point: However he is right in saying that it's risky to go after Maggie when possibly curing the zombie disease requires extra help.
    • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's actually a good person under it all; case in point, he hands supplies over to Glenn and Tara after they initially plan on parting ways, showing that he cares about their well-being.
  • Kick the Dog: Telling Glenn that Maggie was probably dead, after Glenn has no clue where she is, counts for sure.
  • The Leader: Seems to be the leader of his small group, although Eugene actually seems to be calling the shots on their destination and any side trips they might undertake.
  • Official Couple: He and Rosita are apparently an item, much as they are in the comics, though it's not something that's especially obvious from watching them in the show.
  • Promotion to Opening Titles: In season 5.
  • Red-Headed Hero: He is a red-headed hero on a quest to try and save the world.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Says shit quite a bit, and also drops the amusing line "son of a dick".
  • Sleeves Are for Wimps: The guy is ripped, and he makes sure everyone knows it so they don't screw with him. He's even still wearing his tank-top despite Rosita starting to cover up more (likely because winter's approaching).
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: He wants to stop the Zombie Apocalypse, but if you slow him down he'll not hesitate to beat the shit out of you.

     Eugene Porter 

Doctor Eugene Porter

Portrayed by: Josh McDermitt

Eugene is a scientist who claims that he knows what caused the Zombie Apocalypse and needs to get to Washington D.C. to stop it.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Eugene is blond in the comics.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Shows more than a few Asperger's traits.
  • Covert Pervert: Invoked or/and implied.
    Eugene: Tara, I think you are pretty hot."
    Tara: You know I'm into girls.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Manipulates Rosita into letting him navigate and then leads the van to a position where they can meet up with Maggie's group and then rescue Glenn and Tara.
  • Incompatible Orientation: He has expressed some interest with Tara, who is a lesbian. However, he doesn't seem to mind it at all.
  • Insufferable Genius: Just look at the quote. Whether or not this will ultimately be subverted or averted is yet to be seen.
  • Like Brother and Sister: With Rosita. Though according to his actor, Eugene sees Rosita as a sister he wants to have sex with.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Putting the truck out of commission by spraying it with bullets, forcing the group to continue of foot.
  • Non-Action Guy: His attempt to fire an assault rife simply ends up spraying bullets everywhere, including into Abraham's truck, specifically the fuel tank. Poor Abraham is left trying to figure out how a camel loaded with C4 didn't destroy one of those trucks but Eugene managed to put it out of commission.
  • Protectorate: Eugene and the knowledge that he carries falls under this for Abraham and Rosita, whose primary goal is to safely transport him to Washington D.C. to flip the switch on the apocalypse.
  • Southern-Fried Genius: Quite proud of his southern heritage as exemplified in a conversation with Rosita.
  • Spock Speak: His response to Abraham questioning how he managed to shoot the fuel tank:
    Eugene: A fully amped-up state and an ignorance of rapid-firing weapons.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Not that it killed him, but seriously? Firing an assault rifle without actually trying to aim and hoping it would hit walkers in the head instead of running for help or grabbing an easier to fire gun is a fairly dumb idea.

     Rosita Espinoza 

Rosita Espinoza

Portrayed by: Christian Serratos

Rosita is in a relationship with Abraham and assists him in protecting Eugene.
  • Action Girl: She's shown to be quite skilled with a gun and doesn't show any concern about Walkers.
  • Adaptational Badass: Her comic counterpart is more-or-less The Chick and nothing else.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Wears her shirt tied into a knot so her midriff is exposed.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She seems to be permanently exasperated by the antics of her companions, and rolls her eyes so often it's a wonder they don't get stuck that way.
  • Guns Akimbo: She carries a pair of pistols, one of which being is a two-tone SIG-Sauer P228.
  • Like Brother and Sister: With Eugene, complete with sibling-esque bickering.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Thanks to the bared midriff and tiny shorts.
    • Averted from her third episode onwards, however, when she dons much less revealing clothing as winter approaches.
  • Nice Hat: Her tan infantry field cap.
  • Official Couple: She and Abraham are apparently an item, much like their comic counterparts, though it's not something that's especially obvious from watching them on the show.
  • The Smurfette Principle: Until Tara and Glenn joins her, Abraham and Eugene.
  • Spicy Latina: A classic example.
  • Token Good Teammate: Compared to Abraham and Eugene, she's not as rough or as much of a jerk as them, and follows Glenn and Tara when they depart after Eugene ruins their ride.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Calls Glenn out for pushing Tara so hard and says that he's only doing so because Tara feels that she owes Glenn.
  • Who Wears Short Shorts?: Which shows She's Got Legs.
  • Wolverine Claws: Swiftly takes out a walker with a makeshift claw (made out of a belt) in the Season 5 premiere.

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