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* TheWomanBehindTheMan: After [[spoiler:Mariah goes to jail and the Stokes empire starts to crumble]], Rosalie provides backing for Anibal Izqueda and the Puerto Rican mafia to assassinate Eric Hong ''and'' make a move on Harlem. She later becomes an associate of Fisk's empire when he gets out of prison.



* TheWomanBehindTheMan: After [[spoiler:Mariah goes to jail and the Stokes empire starts to crumble]], Rosalie provides backing for Anibal Izqueda and the Puerto Rican mafia to assassinate Eric Hong ''and'' make a move on Harlem. She later becomes an associate of Fisk's empire when he gets out of prison.



* TheGhost: He's never seen, just mentioned. Justified, partially, because he has already been KilledOffscreen by the time he's first mentioned.



* TheGhost: He's never seen, just mentioned. Justified, partially, because he has already been KilledOffscreen by the time he's first mentioned.



* TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse: One of the chilling things about Sallinger is how he looks like an average middle age man complete with thinning hair. One telling scene happens in an early episode. After he cleans up the crime scene of his latest murder victim, he leaves the man's apartment with his chopped up body in a carrying case and seamlessly blends into the New York crowd as he is leaving the area almost disappearing out of sight.



* TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse: One of the chilling things about Sallinger is how he looks like an average middle age man complete with thinning hair. One telling scene happens in an early episode. After he cleans up the crime scene of his latest murder victim, he leaves the man's apartment with his chopped up body in a carrying case and seamlessly blends into the New York crowd as he is leaving the area almost disappearing out of sight.


A crime family operating in New York City after the Blip. For the Maggia, see the[[Characters/MCUCriminalsTerroristsOrganizations Criminal and Terrorist Organizations]] article.

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A crime family operating in New York City after the Blip. For the Maggia, see the[[Characters/MCUCriminalsTerroristsOrganizations the [[Characters/MCUCriminalsTerroristsOrganizations Criminal and Terrorist Organizations]] article.



* EarlyBirdCameo: The Manfredi name had previously appeared in ''Series/AgentCarter'', with Joseph Manfredi as
a member of the Maggia Crime Syndicate in Los Angeles.
* DeletedRole: Their scene was cut from the theatrical release of ''Film/SpiderManFarFromHome''

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* EarlyBirdCameo: The Manfredi name had previously appeared in ''Series/AgentCarter'', with Joseph Manfredi as
as a member of the Maggia Crime Syndicate in Los Angeles.
* DeletedRole: Their scene was cut from the theatrical release of ''Film/SpiderManFarFromHome''''Film/SpiderManFarFromHome''.


* DefiantToTheEnd: [[spoiler:While at first Sallinger panics and asks for mercy, he actually puts up a fight against Trish and spitefully tells her that Jessica will now see her for what she really is when she is about to beat him to death.]]


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* DefiantToTheEnd: [[spoiler:While at first Sallinger panics and asks for mercy, he actually puts up a fight against Trish and spitefully tells her that Jessica will now see her for what she really is when she is about to beat him to death.]]


* DefiantToTheEnd: [[spoiler:While at first Sallinger panics and asks for mercy, he actually puts up a fight against Trish and spitefully tells her that Jessica will now see her for what she really is when she is about to beat him to death.]]



* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:Brutally beaten to death by Trish, the daughter of one of his many victims.]]

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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:Brutally beaten [[spoiler:Trish beats him to death by Trish, the daughter of one of his many victims.as payback for killing her mother.]]



* WouldHurtAChild: One of Salinger's first victims was a boy.

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* WouldHurtAChild: One of Salinger's Sallinger's first victims was a boy.


* BlondGuysAreEvil: He's a blond version of Lance.

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* HateSink: Arthur Walsh is a former worker at the Ray of Hope group home, he molested the boys until he was arrested and had a stint in Sing-Sing. When confronted by former victim Billy Russo, insists that he was a good caretaker, who "loved you kids" and that they were "happy to love me back. He blames the boy who reported Walsh's abuse for his current circumstances. He also mocks Russo for the time that he broke his arm for defending himself, and makes racist comments when asking about Russo's scars. Billy Russo is pushed over the edge and stabs Walsh with a plunger, and When Frank Castle finds out, he is glad he is dead.

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!!The Diablos

[[folder:In General]]

!!!'''Appearances:''' ''Series/LukeCage2016'' (mentioned)

A now-defunct gang that Arturo Rey III belonged to.
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*NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: "Diablos" means "Devils".
*PosthumousCharacter: The Diablos were driven away from Washington Heights by the Yardies.
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* AbusiveParerents: His father, was this, clearly favoring his brother Donny over Gregory. Sallinger describes how at the funeral lunchon, his dad told him YouShouldHaveDiedInstead, and then stabbed him in the chest.

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* AbusiveParerents: AbusiveParents: His father, was this, clearly favoring his brother Donny over Gregory. Sallinger describes how at the funeral lunchon, his dad told him YouShouldHaveDiedInstead, and then stabbed him in the chest.

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* AdaptedOut: Cage and Diamondback were members in the comics.

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* AbusiveParerents: His father, was this, clearly favoring his brother Donny over Gregory. Sallinger describes how at the funeral lunchon, his dad told him YouShouldHaveDiedInstead, and then stabbed him in the chest.


* EvilIsPetty: He often goes the extra mile to be needlessly unpleasant to people who annoy him.

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* EvilIsPetty: He often goes the extra mile to be needlessly unpleasant to people who annoy him. In fact, what started his career as a SerialKiller in the first place was being an unfavorite compared to his brother who didn't really accomplish anything, and now he takes it out on anyone he considers frauds.



* FreudianExcuse: Being an unfavorite compared to his brother who didn't really accomplish anything, and takes it out on anyone he considers frauds.


* MythologyGag: Jerome is based on [[http://marvel.wikia.com/Zandow_%28Earth-616%29 Zandow the Strong-Man]], a circus performer in 40s Marvel Comics who was hired by the Nazis. When arresting him, Thompson mentions that Jerome used to work as a strong-man performer at Coney Island.

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* MythologyGag: Jerome is based on the obscure [[http://marvel.wikia.com/Zandow_%28Earth-616%29 Zandow the Strong-Man]], a circus performer in 40s Marvel Comics who was hired by the Nazis. When arresting him, Thompson mentions that Jerome used to work as a strong-man performer at Coney Island.


[[folder:Jace Montero]]
!!''Jace Montero''

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[[folder:Jace Montero]]
!!''Jace Montero''
[[folder:Max Tatum]]
!!''Max Tatum''



!!!'''Portrayed By:''' Chaske Spencer

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!!!'''Portrayed By:''' Chaske SpencerJames [=McCaffrey=]



A real estate developer and arsonist.

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A real estate developer and arsonist.movie director with a past preying on young actresses.



* AintTooProudToBeg: He begs after Trish begins to beat him.
* AssholeVictim: An arsonist responsible for the deaths of fourteen people [[spoiler:and gets beaten to death by Trish Walker. However, his murder is still treated as a wrong thing due to Trish going off the deep end]].
* BatterUp: He uses a baseball bat to defend himself from Trish.
* BeatenToDeath: Courtesy of [[spoiler:Trish Walker.]]
* CanonForeigner: There's no Jace Montero in the comics.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Through his company, Jace Montero Properties, he purchases buildings and secretly sets them in flames, disregarding who gets killed in the process, to then develop new projects.
* VillainousGentrification: His M.O. is a minor version of the same plans Wilson Fisk had for Hell's Kitchen. One of the buildings he burned down was a landmark building.

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* AintTooProudToBeg: He begs after CastingCouch: Dorothy Walker had Trish begins sleep with Max in order to beat him.
get a movie role.
* AssholeVictim: An arsonist responsible for NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Clearly based on the deaths likes of fourteen people [[spoiler:and gets beaten to death by Trish Walker. However, his murder is still treated as a wrong thing due to Trish going off the deep end]].
* BatterUp: He uses a baseball bat to defend himself from Trish.
* BeatenToDeath: Courtesy of [[spoiler:Trish Walker.]]
* CanonForeigner: There's no Jace Montero in the comics.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Through his company, Jace Montero Properties, he purchases buildings and secretly sets them in flames, disregarding who gets killed in the process, to then develop new projects.
* VillainousGentrification: His M.O. is a minor version of the same plans Wilson Fisk had for Hell's Kitchen. One of the buildings he burned down was a landmark building.
Harvey Weinstein or Creator/RomanPolanski.



[[folder:Sal Blaskowski]]
!!''Sal Blaskowski''

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[[folder:Sal Blaskowski]]
!!''Sal Blaskowski''
[[folder:Jace Montero]]
!!''Jace Montero''



!!!'''Portrayed By:''' Barbara Tirrell

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!!!'''Portrayed By:''' Barbara TirrellChaske Spencer



A bookie and loan shark to whom Erick Gelden is indebted.

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A bookie real estate developer and loan shark to whom Erick Gelden is indebted.arsonist.



* EvilOldFolks: She's in her sixties and a sadistic criminal.
* EvilRedhead: She's a redheaded criminal and loan shark.
* FatBastard: She's an overweight criminal who has those indebted to her weighed down into a pool to get tortured or murdered.
* LoanShark: She's a bookie but operates like a loan shark when her gamblers fail to pay their debts to her.
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: She gets accidentally impaled on her own crowbar when Trish defends herself from Sal.

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* EvilOldFolks: She's in her sixties and a sadistic criminal.
* EvilRedhead: She's a redheaded criminal and loan shark.
* FatBastard: She's an overweight criminal who has those indebted to her weighed down into a pool to get tortured or murdered.
* LoanShark: She's a bookie but operates like a loan shark when her gamblers fail to pay their debts to her.
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: She gets accidentally impaled on her own crowbar when
AintTooProudToBeg: He begs after Trish defends herself begins to beat him.
* AssholeVictim: An arsonist responsible for the deaths of fourteen people [[spoiler:and gets beaten to death by Trish Walker. However, his murder is still treated as a wrong thing due to Trish going off the deep end]].
* BatterUp: He uses a baseball bat to defend himself
from Sal.Trish.
* CanonForeigner: There's no Jace Montero in the comics.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Through his company, Jace Montero Properties, he purchases buildings and secretly sets them in flames, disregarding who gets killed in the process, to then develop new projects.
* VillainousGentrification: His M.O. is a minor version of the same plans Wilson Fisk had for Hell's Kitchen. One of the buildings he burned down was a landmark building.



[[folder:Reid Pearson]]
!!''Reid Pearson''

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[[folder:Reid Pearson]]
!!''Reid Pearson''
[[folder:Sal Blaskowski]]
!!''Sal Blaskowski''



!!!'''Portrayed by:''' Spencer House

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!!!'''Portrayed by:''' Spencer HouseBy:''' Barbara Tirrell



A rapist represented by Hogarth and Associates.

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A rapist represented by Hogarth bookie and Associates.loan shark to whom Erick Gelden is indebted.



* DateRape: He's doing a six-years stint on date rape after Trish Walker trashes him and has his would-be-victim, Birdie, denounce him at the police.
* SerialRapist: Birdie wasn't his first victim. Prior to that, Hogarth and Associates had him avoid prison on a technicality.

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* DateRape: He's doing EvilOldFolks: She's in her sixties and a six-years stint sadistic criminal.
* EvilRedhead: She's a redheaded criminal and loan shark.
* FatBastard: She's an overweight criminal who has those indebted to her weighed down into a pool to get tortured or murdered.
* LoanShark: She's a bookie but operates like a loan shark when her gamblers fail to pay their debts to her.
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: She gets accidentally impaled
on date rape after her own crowbar when Trish Walker trashes him and has his would-be-victim, Birdie, denounce him at the police.
* SerialRapist: Birdie wasn't his first victim. Prior to that, Hogarth and Associates had him avoid prison on a technicality.
defends herself from Sal.



!!!!'''[[AC:Brooklyn]]'''
[[folder:Lance]]
!!''Lance''

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!!!!'''[[AC:Brooklyn]]'''
[[folder:Lance]]
!!''Lance''
[[folder:Reid Pearson]]
!!''Reid Pearson''



!!!'''Portrayed By:''' Chris Critelli
!!!'''Appearances:''' ''Series/ThePunisher2017''

A construction worker who needlessly antagonizes Frank Castle.

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!!!'''Portrayed By:''' Chris Critelli
by:''' Spencer House
!!!'''Appearances:''' ''Series/ThePunisher2017''

''Series/JessicaJones2015''

A construction worker who needlessly antagonizes Frank Castle.rapist represented by Hogarth and Associates.


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* DateRape: He's doing a six-years stint on date rape after Trish Walker trashes him and has his would-be-victim, Birdie, denounce him at the police.
* SerialRapist: Birdie wasn't his first victim. Prior to that, Hogarth and Associates had him avoid prison on a technicality.

[[/folder]]

!!!!'''[[AC:Brooklyn]]'''
[[folder:Lance]]
!!''Lance''
!!!'''Species:''' Human
!!!'''Portrayed By:''' Chris Critelli
!!!'''Appearances:''' ''Series/ThePunisher2017''

A construction worker who needlessly antagonizes Frank Castle.
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* AmbiguouslyBrown: Her ethnicity is not exactly clear.

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* AmbiguouslyBrown: Her ethnicity is not exactly clear.clear, though her actesss in Filipino-American.


* AdaptationalNiceGuy: In the comics, Billy is a mob hitman who abused his wife and son, and then gets even worse when Frank turns him into Jigsaw. In some incarnations, it's also Billy who set up the shootout that got Frank's family killed. Here, he was part of Frank's Marine unit and he thought highly of their fraternity to the point he [[spoiler:was treated like a HonoraryUncle by the Castles and had no part in the actual killing of Frank's family, and he even says that he felt sorry that it happened. [[ZigZaggedTrope That said]], he knew of the upcoming massacre and deliberately kept his mouth shut for the sake of self-preservation, and he's showcased to be pretty atrocious in other ways, like the manner he treats the mother that abandoned him]]. His differences are played up in Season 2 once he is scarred and goes by the name Jigsaw: genuinely AffablyEvil and having a fondness of sorts for Frank, this version of Billy Russo is ''much'' nicer than the AxCrazy criminal he usually is, and even falls into EvenEvilHasStandards on multiple occasions.

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* AdaptationalNiceGuy: In the comics, Billy is a mob hitman who abused his wife and son, and then gets even worse when Frank turns him into Jigsaw. In some incarnations, it's also Billy who set up the shootout that got Frank's family killed. Here, he was part of Frank's Marine unit and he thought highly of their fraternity to the point he [[spoiler:was was treated like a HonoraryUncle by the Castles and had no part in the actual killing of Frank's family, and he even says that he felt sorry that it happened. [[ZigZaggedTrope That said]], he knew of the upcoming massacre and deliberately kept his mouth shut for the sake of self-preservation, and he's showcased to be pretty atrocious in other ways, like the manner he treats the mother that abandoned him]].him. His differences are played up in Season 2 once he is scarred and goes by the name Jigsaw: genuinely AffablyEvil and having a fondness of sorts for Frank, this version of Billy Russo is ''much'' nicer than the AxCrazy criminal he usually is, and even falls into EvenEvilHasStandards on multiple occasions.



* AlasPoorVillain: [[spoiler:He was a pretty sick bastard, but by the time he died, he was alone, had nothing, lost most of his memories, and generally had little to no idea what he did to Frank way back when. It can be hard not to feel sorry for him when Frank kills him mid-sentence.]]

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* AlasPoorVillain: [[spoiler:He He was a pretty sick bastard, but by the time he died, he was alone, had nothing, lost most of his memories, and generally had little to no idea what he did to Frank way back when. It can be hard not to feel sorry for him when Frank kills him mid-sentence.]]



* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: [[spoiler:Averted in the Season 1 finale, when he is hideously scarred by the Punisher. Played straight in Season 2, where the scars aren't nearly as bad as the Season 1 finale would have had viewers believe, and he still looks very good, albeit intimidating, in spite of them.]]

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* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: [[spoiler:Averted Averted in the Season 1 finale, when he is hideously scarred by the Punisher. Played straight in Season 2, where the scars aren't nearly as bad as the Season 1 finale would have had viewers believe, and he still looks very good, albeit intimidating, in spite of them.]]



* BigBadDuumvirate: [[spoiler:Of ''The Punisher'' Season 1, along with Agent William Rawlins of the CIA, as he helped Rawlins set up the Blacksmith's drug smuggling operation in Kandahar, and is working with Rawlins to help silence anyone who could expose their illegal and corrupt activities. Interestingly, Rawlins believes that he is the sole BigBad who makes the plans and Russo is TheDragon who does the dirty work, but it's clear that it's a partnership.]]
* BigBadFriend: [[spoiler:Russo really did consider Frank a friend, to the point where Frank's kids considered him their HonoraryUncle, but he did nothing to stop the assassination attempt on Frank's life which ended up killing Frank's entire family. He does claim to regret what happened, but that doesn't stop him from trying to kill Frank anyway for his own self-interest.]]

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* BigBadDuumvirate: [[spoiler:Of Of ''The Punisher'' Season 1, along with Agent William Rawlins of the CIA, as he helped Rawlins set up the Blacksmith's drug smuggling operation in Kandahar, and is working with Rawlins to help silence anyone who could expose their illegal and corrupt activities. Interestingly, Rawlins believes that he is the sole BigBad who makes the plans and Russo is TheDragon who does the dirty work, but it's clear that it's a partnership.]]
partnership.
* BigBadEnsemble: With the Schultz's in ''Punisher'' Season 2, who send John Pilgrim after Frank and Amy. Both parties pose great, but completely unrelated threats to Frank.
* BigBadFriend: [[spoiler:Russo Russo really did consider Frank a friend, to the point where Frank's kids considered him their HonoraryUncle, but he did nothing to stop the assassination attempt on Frank's life which ended up killing Frank's entire family. He does claim to regret what happened, but that doesn't stop him from trying to kill Frank anyway for his own self-interest.]]



* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:In season 2's finale, he gets in a brutal final fight against Madani, who shoots him three times, leaving him dying even with help from a BackAlleyDoctor. CruelMercy is not on Russo's side this time; when Frank tracks him down, the Punisher just guns him down for good so that the nightmare can be put to rest.]]

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* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:In In season 2's finale, he gets in a brutal final fight against Madani, who shoots him three times, leaving him dying even with help from a BackAlleyDoctor. CruelMercy is not on Russo's side this time; when Frank tracks him down, the Punisher just guns him down for good so that the nightmare can be put to rest.]]



** At the end of Season One, [[spoiler:rather than simply killing him, Frank decides to hand him over to the government after severely mutilating him so that he has to live with the pain]].

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** At the end of Season One, [[spoiler:rather rather than simply killing him, Frank decides to hand him over to the government after severely mutilating him so that he has to live with the pain]].pain.



* DragonAscendant: [[spoiler:In the first season's penultimate episode, Rawlins tries to kill a subdued Frank for ruining his career. But since Billy [[IGaveMyWord had promised Frank just moments ago]] [[MercyKill that he'd kill him himself]], Billy lets Frank loose on the man and becomes the primary antagonist for the final episode.]]
* DualWielding: [[spoiler:In his final fight with Frank, he uses both his BladeBelowTheShoulder and Frank's own knife against him.]]
* ElitesAreMoreGlamorous: Served together with Frank in the same Marine Force Recon company[[spoiler:, then later, the same CIA-sanctioned Special Forces squad]].
* EnemyMine: As effective as their alliance is, him and Rawlins are ultimately this as Russo actually dislikes him and [[EvenEvilHasStandards disapproves]] of some of his actions, such as the assassination attempt on Frank that killed his family. [[spoiler:The moment Rawlins insulted him is the moment where he finally loses his patience with him. Then Russo cuts off Frank's binds and then waits for Frank to unleash hell on him.]]
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: [[spoiler:Subverted. At first, it appears to be a straight example, since Billy pays for his bed-ridden mother's care in hospice. Then it turns out he only does this to mock and abuse her as revenge for abandoning him as a child.]]

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* DragonAscendant: [[spoiler:In In the first season's penultimate episode, Rawlins tries to kill a subdued Frank for ruining his career. But since Billy [[IGaveMyWord had promised Frank just moments ago]] [[MercyKill that he'd kill him himself]], Billy lets Frank loose on the man and becomes the primary antagonist for the final episode.]]
episode.
* DualWielding: [[spoiler:In In his final fight with Frank, he uses both his BladeBelowTheShoulder and Frank's own knife against him.]]
him.
* ElitesAreMoreGlamorous: Served together with Frank in the same Marine Force Recon company[[spoiler:, company, then later, the same CIA-sanctioned Special Forces squad]].
squad.
* EnemyMine: As effective as their alliance is, him and Rawlins are ultimately this as Russo actually dislikes him and [[EvenEvilHasStandards disapproves]] of some of his actions, such as the assassination attempt on Frank that killed his family. [[spoiler:The The moment Rawlins insulted him is the moment where he finally loses his patience with him. Then Russo cuts off Frank's binds and then waits for Frank to unleash hell on him.]]
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* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: [[spoiler:Subverted.Subverted. At first, it appears to be a straight example, since Billy pays for his bed-ridden mother's care in hospice. Then it turns out he only does this to mock and abuse her as revenge for abandoning him as a child.]]



** He prides himself on always keeping his word. [[spoiler:Rawlins disregarding his promise to give Frank a quick death gets him to set Frank free for revenge, and he lets Curtis live after it was part of the arrangement for his final showdown]].
** [[spoiler:Russo says he refused to take any part in the assassination attempt on Frank, which resulted in the death of Frank's entire family. Russo claims he regrets what happened, but Frank obviously still despises him since he knew about it and said nothing.]]

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** He prides himself on always keeping his word. [[spoiler:Rawlins Rawlins disregarding his promise to give Frank a quick death gets him to set Frank free for revenge, and he lets Curtis live after it was part of the arrangement for his final showdown]].
showdown.
** [[spoiler:Russo Russo says he refused to take any part in the assassination attempt on Frank, which resulted in the death of Frank's entire family. Russo claims he regrets what happened, but Frank obviously still despises him since he knew about it and said nothing.]]



** In Season 2, he develops genuine affection for the other veterans-turned-criminals in his gang, and at the end [[spoiler:he disbands the gang rather than drag the survivors to their deaths on his quest for revenge against Frank]].

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** In Season 2, he develops genuine affection for the other veterans-turned-criminals in his gang, and at the end [[spoiler:he he disbands the gang rather than drag the survivors to their deaths on his quest for revenge against Frank]].Frank.



* EvilCounterpart: [[spoiler:To Frank. He has the same skills and dogged determination to survive that Frank has. What makes them different is that Russo has none of Frank's morals or code of honor. In essence, he is what the Punisher could be if he ever truly went off the deep end.]]

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* EvilCounterpart: [[spoiler:To To Frank. He has the same skills and dogged determination to survive that Frank has. What makes them different is that Russo has none of Frank's morals or code of honor. In essence, he is what the Punisher could be if he ever truly went off the deep end.]]



* FacialHorror: [[spoiler:Frank drags his face across a mirror, pressing hard enough to break it, all while Billy gives one of the most realistic screams of agony you'll ever hear. He then keeps shoving his face into the mirror until chunks are sticking out of his face as a way to make him feel the same pain Frank has been in since his family's death. The damage ends up so bad that he's rendered comatose with doctors unsure if he'll ever regain higher brain function. Come Season 2, the damage is admittedly pretty minimal, [[InformedDeformity but treated as horrific anyway]].]]

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* FacialHorror: [[spoiler:Frank :Frank drags his face across a mirror, pressing hard enough to break it, all while Billy gives one of the most realistic screams of agony you'll ever hear. He then keeps shoving his face into the mirror until chunks are sticking out of his face as a way to make him feel the same pain Frank has been in since his family's death. The damage ends up so bad that he's rendered comatose with doctors unsure if he'll ever regain higher brain function. Come Season 2, the damage is admittedly pretty minimal, [[InformedDeformity but treated as horrific anyway]].]]



* GetItOverWith: [[spoiler:After Frank mutilates his face, and possibility out of guilt over his own betrayal or despair over losing everything, Russo begs Frank to just kill him. Frank opts to spare him so he'll have to live with the pain and horror of what his life's become, just like what Frank does everyday.]]

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* GetItOverWith: [[spoiler:After :After Frank mutilates his face, and possibility out of guilt over his own betrayal or despair over losing everything, Russo begs Frank to just kill him. Frank opts to spare him so he'll have to live with the pain and horror of what his life's become, just like what Frank does everyday.]]



* TheHeavy: [[spoiler:Rawlins may objectively be the bigger threat to Frank's livelihood and is more directly responsible for the death of the man's family, but Russo is a much more personal foe to Frank because despite being his closest friend, he ''knew'' what Rawlins' plans were and yet said nothing at all purely to spare himself from the eyes of the law.]]

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* TheHeavy: [[spoiler:Rawlins Rawlins may objectively be the bigger threat to Frank's livelihood and is more directly responsible for the death of the man's family, but Russo is a much more personal foe to Frank because despite being his closest friend, he ''knew'' what Rawlins' plans were and yet said nothing at all purely to spare himself from the eyes of the law.]]



* IGaveMyWord: [[spoiler:Russo promises Frank a quick death if he gives him and Rawlins the code to shut down David's computers. When Rawlins remains adamant that he gets to kill Frank slowly for revenge, Russo covertly cuts Frank's bonds. He later spares Curtis's life after making a deal with Frank to let him go.]]

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* IGaveMyWord: [[spoiler:Russo Russo promises Frank a quick death if he gives him and Rawlins the code to shut down David's computers. When Rawlins remains adamant that he gets to kill Frank slowly for revenge, Russo covertly cuts Frank's bonds. He later spares Curtis's life after making a deal with Frank to let him go.]]



* ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne: [[spoiler:When Frank asks Billy if he had something to do with the death of his family, Billy is actually [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness taken aback for a bit]] before he admits that he wanted no part of, and ultimately played no direct role in, their assassination...but since he also knew Rawlins planned to have Frank's family killed and yet never once warned Frank himself about it, it still doesn't do him any favors.]]

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* ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne: [[spoiler:When When Frank asks Billy if he had something to do with the death of his family, Billy is actually [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness taken aback for a bit]] before he admits that he wanted no part of, and ultimately played no direct role in, their assassination...but since he also knew Rawlins planned to have Frank's family killed and yet never once warned Frank himself about it, it still doesn't do him any favors.]]



** In season 1, he [[spoiler:frees Frank from his restraints, thus finally giving him the chance to brutally murder Rawlins after all the horrible things he's done, including the massacre at Central Park.]]
** In season 2, he [[spoiler:kills Arthur Walsh, who abused and molested him as a child.]]
* KilledMidSentence: [[spoiler:Shot twice in the chest in the middle of telling Frank he apologizes for [[LaserGuidedAmnesia "whatever he did"]].]]
* KnifeNut: While he goes for guns first, Russo loves his knives, even having a hidden blade on his right wrist, which he uses to kill [[spoiler:Colonel Bennett and Sam Stein]].

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** In season 1, he [[spoiler:frees frees Frank from his restraints, thus finally giving him the chance to brutally murder Rawlins after all the horrible things he's done, including the massacre at Central Park.]]
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** In season 2, he [[spoiler:kills kills Arthur Walsh, who abused and molested him as a child.]]
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* KilledMidSentence: [[spoiler:Shot Shot twice in the chest in the middle of telling Frank he apologizes for [[LaserGuidedAmnesia "whatever he did"]].]]
did"]].
* KnifeNut: While he goes for guns first, Russo loves his knives, even having a hidden blade on his right wrist, which he uses to kill [[spoiler:Colonel Colonel Bennett and Sam Stein]].Stein.



* LoveInterestTraitor: [[spoiler:Russo gets into a relationship with Dinah Madani, but later turns out to be Rawlins's partner in crime and murders her partner, Sam Stein. When Dinah finds out, she makes it her mission to bring him down for what he's done.]]

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* LoveInterestTraitor: [[spoiler:Russo Russo gets into a relationship with Dinah Madani, but later turns out to be Rawlins's partner in crime and murders her partner, Sam Stein. When Dinah finds out, she makes it her mission to bring him down for what he's done.]]



* MoralMyopia: In Season 2, even after learning that he [[spoiler:betrayed Frank and played a part in the death of his family, he acts as if what Frank did to him in return was worse and that he is entitled to get revenge]].

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* MoralMyopia: In Season 2, even after learning that he [[spoiler:betrayed betrayed Frank and played a part in the death of his family, he acts as if what Frank did to him in return was worse and that he is entitled to get revenge]].revenge.



* MurderByInaction: [[spoiler:His role in the deaths of Frank's family amounts to this. He had no actual part of it, but he did nothing to stop it or warn Frank.]]
* NeverBeHurtAgain: As he explains in his MotiveRant to Frank [[spoiler:while the latter is being tortured]], he doesn't surround himself with luxury just because of simple {{Greed}}. Instead, this is his method of distancing himself from the ParentalAbandonment and [[SoBeautifulItsACurse sexual abuse]] that defined his childhood.

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* MurderByInaction: [[spoiler:His His role in the deaths of Frank's family amounts to this. He had no actual part of it, but he did nothing to stop it or warn Frank.]]
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* NeverBeHurtAgain: As he explains in his MotiveRant to Frank [[spoiler:while while the latter is being tortured]], tortured, he doesn't surround himself with luxury just because of simple {{Greed}}. Instead, this is his method of distancing himself from the ParentalAbandonment and [[SoBeautifulItsACurse sexual abuse]] that defined his childhood.



* PetTheDog: While he's definitely an unrepentant asshole, he does seem to have a soft spot for fellow military veterans. He admitted that [[spoiler:he bore Curtis no ill will and planned to spare him]], and after finding out about Lewis' instability making him unfit for Anvil (see below), he still offered to find Lewis some (admittedly menial) work.

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* PetTheDog: While he's definitely an unrepentant asshole, he does seem to have a soft spot for fellow military veterans. He admitted that [[spoiler:he he bore Curtis no ill will and planned to spare him]], him, and after finding out about Lewis' instability making him unfit for Anvil (see below), he still offered to find Lewis some (admittedly menial) work.



* PrettyBoy: Frank calls him "Billy the Beaut". Sam makes fun of Madani's relationship with him by calling him "pretty." [[spoiler:When Russo murders Sam, he quips, [[MeaningfulEcho "Who's pretty now?"]]]]

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* PrettyBoy: Frank calls him "Billy the Beaut". Sam makes fun of Madani's relationship with him by calling him "pretty." [[spoiler:When When Russo murders Sam, he quips, [[MeaningfulEcho "Who's pretty now?"]]]]now?"]]



* SelfMadeMan: Russo's parental abandonment resulted in him developing a strong desire to prove himself. He takes pride in how he rose up from an orphan child to the head of [[PrivateMilitaryContractors Anvil]]. [[spoiler:It turns out he isn't completely self-made, as he relied quite a bit on Rawlins to help him advance, something Rawlins isn't keen on letting him forget.]]

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* SelfMadeMan: Russo's parental abandonment resulted in him developing a strong desire to prove himself. He takes pride in how he rose up from an orphan child to the head of [[PrivateMilitaryContractors Anvil]]. [[spoiler:It It turns out he isn't completely self-made, as he relied quite a bit on Rawlins to help him advance, something Rawlins isn't keen on letting him forget.]]



* SoBeautifulItsACurse: It is when it makes you vulnerable to sexual assault at a very young age. This is probably why he's so sensitive over being complimented for his looks[[spoiler:, and why he's so hungry for power he's desperate to be known for something other than what got him exploited as a youth.]]
* TheSociopath: [[spoiler:PlayedWith. He claims to have truly cared for Frank and his family, but in the end, he was willing to keep his mouth shut on the fact that Rawlins planned to assassinate them all. There's also the fact that killing a man's as easy to him as breathing, and that he was willing to smuggle heroin from Afghanistan into the USA by way of stuffing the drugs into the bodies of those who were KIA.]]

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* SoBeautifulItsACurse: It is when it makes you vulnerable to sexual assault at a very young age. This is probably why he's so sensitive over being complimented for his looks[[spoiler:, looks, and why he's so hungry for power he's desperate to be known for something other than what got him exploited as a youth.]]
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* TheSociopath: [[spoiler:PlayedWith.PlayedWith. He claims to have truly cared for Frank and his family, but in the end, he was willing to keep his mouth shut on the fact that Rawlins planned to assassinate them all. There's also the fact that killing a man's as easy to him as breathing, and that he was willing to smuggle heroin from Afghanistan into the USA by way of stuffing the drugs into the bodies of those who were KIA.]]



** He also develops genuine feelings for [[spoiler:Doctor Dumont, to the point that he was bringing her flowers, disbanded his gang so he could safely get her out of the country, and launches a brief RoaringRampageOfRevenge when she's thrown out of a window while fighting Madani]].

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** He also develops genuine feelings for [[spoiler:Doctor Doctor Dumont, to the point that he was bringing her flowers, disbanded his gang so he could safely get her out of the country, and launches a brief RoaringRampageOfRevenge when she's thrown out of a window while fighting Madani]].Madani.



* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:As Frank undoes Russo's plans time and again, the latter gradually grows more unhinged and his calm demeanor begins to give way to unbridled hatred. This culminates to him going completely off the rails when Frank manages to shoot him square in the cheek with a bullet.]]
-->'''Billy:''' [[spoiler:Alright, that's enough Frank! ''I SAID THAT'S ENOUGH OF THIS SHIT!'']]
* VillainRespect: [[spoiler:He and Frank are honor-bound as ex-Marines, so while they may want each other dead by the end of the first season, both Billy and Frank give each other their dues even during their climactic fight.]]

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* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:As As Frank undoes Russo's plans time and again, the latter gradually grows more unhinged and his calm demeanor begins to give way to unbridled hatred. This culminates to him going completely off the rails when Frank manages to shoot him square in the cheek with a bullet.]]
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-->'''Billy:''' [[spoiler:Alright, Alright, that's enough Frank! ''I SAID THAT'S ENOUGH OF THIS SHIT!'']]
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* VillainRespect: [[spoiler:He He and Frank are honor-bound as ex-Marines, so while they may want each other dead by the end of the first season, both Billy and Frank give each other their dues even during their climactic fight.]]



* WouldHurtAChild: [[spoiler:Kidnaps Micro's son and is willing to kill him unless Frank and Micro hand themselves over. He later uses two teenagers as hostages in his showdown with Frank.]]

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* WouldHurtAChild: [[spoiler:Kidnaps Kidnaps Micro's son and is willing to kill him unless Frank and Micro hand themselves over. He later uses two teenagers as hostages in his showdown with Frank.]]

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