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* EatenAlive: The walker that gets him begins eating him before a fallen helicopter breaks through the ceiling and [[MercyKill drops onto them]].



* EatenAlive: The walker that gets him begins eating him before a fallen helicopter breaks through the ceiling and [[MercyKill drops onto them]].


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* RasputinianDeath: As he's being EatenAlive by a walker, he's crushed by a destroyed helicopter that falls through the ceiling.

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* SoleSurvivor: She's the only prison newcomer who's still alive.

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* ShipTease:
** With Rick in Seasons 3-5, before progressing to OfficialCouple status in Season 6's "The Next World".
** Defied in Season 10's "Silence the Whisperers", with Ezekiel. He kisses her in a moment of loneliness and confusion, only to immediately apologize. Michonne isn't bothered by it, as she understands what he's going through, and the two of them are able to talk it out and remain friends.


!!Due to the AnyoneCanDie 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. These spoiler tags will be removed upon the debut of the following season, and the character bios will be updated then as well. Additionally, character portraits will be updated each half-season with the release of an official, complete set from AMC. If you have not seen the first eight seasons read at your own risk!

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!!Due to the AnyoneCanDie 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. These spoiler tags will be removed upon the debut of the following season, and the character bios will be updated then as well. Additionally, character portraits will be updated each half-season with the release of an official, complete set from AMC. If you have not seen the first eight nine seasons read at your own risk!



* DeadPersonConversation: Sometimes talks with her dead boyfriend. She starts doing it again in Season 9 after [[spoiler:Rick's apparent death.]]

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* DeadPersonConversation: Sometimes talks with her dead boyfriend. She starts doing it again in Season 9 after [[spoiler:Rick's Rick's apparent death.]]



* TheLeader: [[spoiler:By Season 9, she has become co-leader of Alexandria alongside Rick. After Rick is apparently killed in "What Comes After", Michonne becomes Head of Security for the community instead, though as Gabriel (the head of the council) notes, she is still the one calling the shots anyway.]]
* MamaBear: Michonne's very quick to protect Carl, spends days tracking him down in "After", and when Ron tries to shoot Carl and Rick in "No Way Out", she doesn't hesitate to [[WouldHurtAChild stab him through the chest]]. She's also one of those who slaughtered the remaining Termites after they threatened Judith. She even tries to reason with Negan to protect Carl, knowing that it could get someone killed for her talking out of turn (and considering that the whole group was at gunpoint, the stakes were at their highest) -- it doesn't, possibly because she doesn't attempt to resist him physically, but she took a big risk for Carl nonetheless. [[spoiler:In a flashback in "Scars", although she ''really'' doesn't want to and even gives them the chance to stand down, Michonne slaughters a bunch of AxCrazy children holding Judith captive, proving once and for all just how deadly Michonne can be when her kids are in danger.]]

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* TheLeader: [[spoiler:By By Season 9, she has become co-leader of Alexandria alongside Rick. After Rick is apparently killed in "What Comes After", Michonne becomes Head of Security for the community instead, though as Gabriel (the head of the council) notes, she is still the one calling the shots anyway.]]
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* MamaBear: Michonne's very quick to protect Carl, spends days tracking him down in "After", and when Ron tries to shoot Carl and Rick in "No Way Out", she doesn't hesitate to [[WouldHurtAChild stab him through the chest]]. She's also one of those who slaughtered the remaining Termites after they threatened Judith. She even tries to reason with Negan to protect Carl, knowing that it could get someone killed for her talking out of turn (and considering that the whole group was at gunpoint, the stakes were at their highest) -- it doesn't, possibly because she doesn't attempt to resist him physically, but she took a big risk for Carl nonetheless. [[spoiler:In In a flashback in "Scars", although she ''really'' doesn't want to and even gives them the chance to stand down, Michonne slaughters a bunch of AxCrazy children holding Judith captive, proving once and for all just how deadly Michonne can be when her kids are in danger.]]



* TookALevelInCynic: After the six-year TimeSkip in Season 9, she loses much of the idealism that she gained together with Rick after the latter's [[spoiler:supposed death.]] She gets it back after talking with Judith and realizing just how far she's fallen.
* TookALevelInJerkass: In Season 9, she's a lot more hostile to everyone and coldly says that as long as Alexandria survives, she doesn't care what happens to the other communities, despite having friends there who fought in the Savior War with them. The reason? [[spoiler:Sometime after Rick's "death", her former best friend Jocelyn showed up at the gates of Alexandria along with several children who accompanied her. Jocelyn then proceeded to double-cross Michonne by robbing the community of all their food, killing a resident, and kidnapping the children, including Judith. When Daryl and the heavily pregnant Michonne caught up to them, Jocelyn had them both tied up and branded by the children as a test of strength. After escaping, Michonne was forced to kill Jocelyn and all but one of the children in self-defense. This led to her severing ties with all the communities and refusing to let in any strangers.]]

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* TookALevelInCynic: After the six-year TimeSkip in Season 9, she loses much of the idealism that she gained together with Rick after the latter's [[spoiler:supposed death.]] supposed death. She gets it back after talking with Judith and realizing just how far she's fallen.
* TookALevelInJerkass: In Season 9, she's a lot more hostile to everyone and coldly says that as long as Alexandria survives, she doesn't care what happens to the other communities, despite having friends there who fought in the Savior War with them. The reason? [[spoiler:Sometime Sometime after Rick's "death", her former best friend Jocelyn showed up at the gates of Alexandria along with several children who accompanied her. Jocelyn then proceeded to double-cross Michonne by robbing the community of all their food, killing a resident, and kidnapping the children, including Judith. When Daryl and the heavily pregnant Michonne caught up to them, Jocelyn had them both tied up and branded by the children as a test of strength. After escaping, Michonne was forced to kill Jocelyn and all but one of the children in self-defense. This led to her severing ties with all the communities and refusing to let in any strangers.]]



* WouldHurtAChild: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], as she stabs [[BigBadWannabe Ron]] after the latter had a gun pointed at Carl and Rick. [[spoiler:Taken UpToEleven in "Scars", when Michonne is forced to kill ''several'' children, most of them younger than Ron, in self-defense after they kidnap Judith and try to kill Michonne while she is pregnant with Rick's son.]]
* YouAreInCommandNow: Discussed in Season 7. Rick tells her that if he dies in the war against the Saviors, he wants her to take command of Alexandria. [[spoiler:It comes to fruition in Season 9 when Rick is apparently killed in an explosion.]]

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* WouldHurtAChild: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], as she stabs [[BigBadWannabe Ron]] after the latter had a gun pointed at Carl and Rick. [[spoiler:Taken Taken UpToEleven in "Scars", when Michonne is forced to kill ''several'' children, most of them younger than Ron, in self-defense after they kidnap Judith and try to kill Michonne while she is pregnant with Rick's son.]]
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* YouAreInCommandNow: Discussed in Season 7. Rick tells her that if he dies in the war against the Saviors, he wants her to take command of Alexandria. [[spoiler:It It comes to fruition in Season 9 when Rick is apparently killed in an explosion.]]

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* OddNameOut: There's Andrew, Axel, Oscar, Tomas, ... and [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname Big Tiny]].


* SleptThroughTheApocalypse: Thanks to the PrisonRiot ten months prior to the group's arrival, they had to take shelter in the prison's kitchen, leaving them with no prior knowledge of what's happened outside the prion.

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* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: They're shown to be capable of dishing these out when they have the chance, as seen with the first walkers they encounter alongside Rick's group when clearing out a cell-block. The said walkers were lucky that they died before they encountered them.
* SleptThroughTheApocalypse: Thanks to the PrisonRiot ten months prior to the group's arrival, they had to take shelter in the prison's kitchen, leaving them with no prior knowledge of what's happened outside the prion.prison.


* OneSteveLimit: Averted. He shares the same name with an Alexandria survivor from Season Six and a Savior from Season Seven.

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* OneSteveLimit: Averted. He shares the same name with Tara Chambler's father from the same season he appeared in, an Alexandria survivor from Season Six and a Savior from Season Seven.


* MercyKill: He stabs a unnamed prison resident in the head after they die to prevent him from reanimating. Is also the recipient of it when he dies of the disease and turns, courtesy of Hershel.

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* MercyKill: He stabs a an unnamed prison resident in the head after they die to prevent him from reanimating. Is also the recipient of it when he dies of the disease and turns, courtesy of Hershel.


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* OneSteveLimit: Averted. He shares the same name with an Alexandria survivor from Season Six and a Savior from Season Seven.


** TheLancer / TheDragon: Andrew. He's Tomas's NumberTwo.

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** TheLancer / TheDragon: Andrew. He's Tomas's Tomas' NumberTwo.



* SleptThroughTheApocalypse: Thanks to the PrisonRiot ten months prior to the group's arrival, they had to take shelter in the prison's kitchen and they were stuck in there ever since.

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* SleptThroughTheApocalypse: Thanks to the PrisonRiot ten months prior to the group's arrival, they had to take shelter in the prison's kitchen and they were stuck in there ever since.kitchen, leaving them with no prior knowledge of what's happened outside the prion.



* NeverGotToSayGoodbye: He had a wife and children before the outbreak. After he's freed by Rick, he asks for a phone to try and contact them. It's unknown if they died during the outbreak or if they found shelter.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: He is just as freaked out as the others after watching Tomas brutally kill Big Tiny.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: He is just as freaked out as the others after watching Tomas brutally kill Big Tiny.Tiny and even tried to get Rick to save the latter somehow before his death.


[[folder:Axel]]
!!Axel
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[[caption-width-right:300:''"I mean, I like my pharmaceuticals, but I ain't no killer!"'']]
->'''Portrayed by:''' Lew Temple

Axel is a two-bit criminal imprisoned for armed robbery with a water pistol. He was trapped in the prison after the ZombieApocalypse began, where he was pushed around by Tomas and Andrew, causing him to be relieved when Rick's group arrived. He joins the group after Oscar kills Andrew and saves Rick. He is murdered by the Governor during the first Woodbury assault on the prison.

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[[folder:Axel]]
!!Axel
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[[caption-width-right:300:''"I mean, I like my pharmaceuticals, but I ain't no killer!"'']]
->'''Portrayed by:''' Lew Temple

Axel is a two-bit criminal imprisoned for armed robbery with a water pistol. He was trapped
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Five inmates who have been stuck
in the prison after the ZombieApocalypse began, where he was pushed around by Tomas and Andrew, causing him Prison for ten months prior to be relieved when Rick's group arrived. He joins arriving due to a PrisonRiot breaking out once the group after Oscar kills Andrew and saves Rick. He is murdered by the Governor during the first Woodbury assault on the prison.outbreak started.


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* FiveManBand:
** TheLeader / BigBad: Tomas. He's the one who takes command of the prisoners.
** TheLancer / TheDragon: Andrew. He's Tomas's NumberTwo.
** TheSmartGuy: Oscar. He's easily the smartest and most down-to-Earth of the prisoners.
** TheBigGuy: Big Tiny. He's the biggest and most physically-capable of the prisoners.
** TheChick: Axel. He's shown to be the peacekeeper of the prisoners.
* KillEmAll: They're all dead by the end of Season Three.
* NeverGotToSayGoodbye: None of them got to say goodbye to their loved ones they knew before the outbreak due to a PrisonRiot combined with dying guards and inmates reanimating and overrunning the Prison.
* NobodyPoops: Averted. Rick finds out the hard way how they've been relieving themselves the months prior before his arrival.
* SleptThroughTheApocalypse: Thanks to the PrisonRiot ten months prior to the group's arrival, they had to take shelter in the prison's kitchen and they were stuck in there ever since.
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[[folder:Axel]]
!!Axel
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[[caption-width-right:300:''"I mean, I like my pharmaceuticals, but I ain't no killer!"'']]
->'''Portrayed by:''' Lew Temple

Axel is a two-bit criminal imprisoned for armed robbery with a water pistol. He was trapped in the prison after the ZombieApocalypse began, where he was pushed around by Tomas and Andrew, causing him to be relieved when Rick's group arrived. He joins the group after Oscar kills Andrew and saves Rick. He is murdered by the Governor during the first Woodbury assault on the prison.
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* AxCrazy: After Big Tiny is (presumably) infected, Tomas immediately takes his pickaxe and destroys his head, [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill hitting it over and over until there is nothing left]] and remaining totally nonchalant about it. Everyone else is extremely freaked out by this.

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* AxCrazy: After Big Tiny is (presumably) infected, Tomas immediately takes his pickaxe and destroys his head, [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill hitting it over and over until there is nothing left]] and remaining totally nonchalant about it. Everyone else is extremely freaked out by this.Keep in mind that this was someone he'd been locked up with for at least eight months.



* CharacterDeath: After being bitten, Tomas brutally murders him.

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* CharacterDeath: After being bitten, scratched by a walker, Tomas brutally murders him.


* RedOniBlueOni: The talkative, emotional Red to Oscar's calm, quiet Blue.

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* RedOniBlueOni: The talkative, emotional Red red to Oscar's calm, quiet Blue.blue.



* JackOfAllStats: Has better agility than [[MightyGlacier T-Dog]], but, while still strong, didn't match his strength and toughness.

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* JackOfAllStats: Has He has better agility than [[MightyGlacier T-Dog]], T-Dog]] but, while still strong, didn't doesn't match his strength and toughness.



* RedOniBlueOni: Calm, quiet Blue to Axel's talkative, emotional Red.

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* RedOniBlueOni: Calm, quiet Blue blue to Axel's talkative, emotional Red.red.



* DeathByAdaptation: In the comic/novel, he flees from the prison until he died from unknown cause. His zombified form is later found by Lilly Caul, who put him down. Here, he's killed by Oscar in the prison.
* DevouredByTheHorde: This was heavily implied to be his fate after Rick locks him in a courtyard with a bunch of walkers, though it is averted when he shows up a couple episodes later orchestrating his revenge.

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* DeathByAdaptation: In the comic/novel, he flees from the prison until he died before dying from an unknown cause. His zombified form is later found cause and being put down by Lilly Caul, who put him down.Caul after reanimation. Here, he's killed by Oscar in the prison.
* DevouredByTheHorde: This was is heavily implied to be his fate after Rick locks him in a courtyard with a bunch of walkers, though it is averted when he shows up a couple episodes later orchestrating his revenge.


* GreaseMonkey: Mentions to Daryl that he could help give the motorcycle a tune up. Also tries to get the prison generators working.

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* GreaseMonkey: Mentions to Daryl that he could help give the his motorcycle a tune up. Also tries to get the prison generators working.



* MauveShirt: The show teases he will become a member of the group. He's then killed during the first raid the Governor makes against the Prison

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* MauveShirt: The show teases that he will become a member of the group. He's then killed during the first raid the Governor makes against the Prisonprison.


* AdaptationalHeroism: Lacked his comic counterpart's perverted tendencies.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: Lacked Lacks his comic counterpart's perverted tendencies.



* AintTooProudToBeg: After Rick kills Tomas and ([[NotQuiteDead supposedly]]) Andrew for attempting to murder him, Axel begs Rick to spare his life, claiming that he isn't dangerous and was only imprisoned due to his prescription drug addiction. The last part was a lie, since he had been arrested for armed robbery (albeit with a water pistol) and he was trying to seem non-threatening.

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* AintTooProudToBeg: After Rick kills Tomas and ([[NotQuiteDead supposedly]]) Andrew for attempting to murder him, Axel begs Rick to spare his life, claiming that he isn't dangerous and was only imprisoned due to his prescription drug addiction. The last part was is a lie, since he had been arrested for armed robbery (albeit with a water pistol) and he was trying to seem non-threatening.



* ButtMonkey: Was mercilessly bullied by Tomas and Andrew before Rick's group showed up, although Oscar stood up for him before that.

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* ButtMonkey: Was He was mercilessly bullied by Tomas and Andrew before Rick's group showed up, although Oscar stood up for him before that.



* DeadpanSnarker: After joining Rick's group has shades of this.
* DeathByAdaptation: In the comics, Axel was the first casualty during the Governor's 2nd attack on the Prison. Here, he's killed right at the very start of the first attack.
* GreaseMonkey: Mentions to Daryl that he could help give the motorcycle a tune up. Also tries to get the Prison generators working.

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* DeadpanSnarker: After He has shades of this after joining Rick's group has shades of this.
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* DeathByAdaptation: In the comics, Axel was the first casualty during the Governor's 2nd attack on the Prison.prison. Here, he's killed right at the very start of the first attack.
* GreaseMonkey: Mentions to Daryl that he could help give the motorcycle a tune up. Also tries to get the Prison prison generators working.



* KilledMidSentence: He is shot in the head by The Governor while he and Carol are in a middle of conversation.

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* KilledMidSentence: He is shot in the head by The the Governor while he and Carol are in a middle of conversation.a conversation.
--> '''Axel:''' One time, that son of a bitch --



* NiceGuy: He spends most of "Sick" attempting to get Rick's group and his fellow prisoners to get along. It really doesn't work, although he and Oscar do manage to earn the groups trust later, and he proves to be a loyal, hardworking member of the group for the remainder of his tenure on the show.

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* NiceGuy: He spends most of "Sick" attempting to get Rick's group and his fellow prisoners to get along. It really doesn't work, although he and Oscar do manage to earn the groups group's trust later, and he proves to be a loyal, hardworking member of the group for the remainder of his tenure on the show.



* RedOniBlueOni: The talkative, emotional red to Oscar's calm, quiet blue.
* ShipTease: With Carol. Emphasis on 'tease'.

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* RedOniBlueOni: The talkative, emotional red Red to Oscar's calm, quiet blue.
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* ShipTease: With Carol. Emphasis on 'tease'. Unfortunately, [[ShipSinking it goes nowhere]], as Axel is killed by the Governor.



* TokenWhite: To the prisoner survivors.

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* TokenWhite: To the prisoner survivors.prison survivors. Oscar, Andrew and Big Tiny are all African-American while Tomas is Hispanic.



* BigDamnHeroes: Throws a barrel at Andrew (who is fighting Rick) and then shoots him in the head.

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* BigDamnHeroes: Throws He saves Rick's life by throwing a barrel at Andrew (who is fighting Rick) during their fight and then shoots him shooting the latter in the head.



** BigGuyFatalitySyndrome: And he is the second one to suffer it in Season 3 as well.
* BlackBestFriend: He and Big Tiny shares this role to Axel. Although between them, he seems to play the trope straighter.

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** BigGuyFatalitySyndrome: And BigGuyFatalitySyndrome: ... and he is the second one to suffer it in Season 3 as well.
well, following T-Dog.
* BlackBestFriend: He and Big Tiny shares share this role to Axel. Although between them, he Oscar seems to play the trope straighter.straighter.
* BoomHeadshot: Maggie shoots him to prevent reanimation.



* NiceGuy: He's a reasonable man, and selflessly risks his life to save Glenn and Maggie. Axel mentions that before meeting up with Rick's group Oscar used to always stand up for him when Tomas and Andrew tried to push him around.

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* NiceGuy: He's a reasonable man, and selflessly risks his life to save Glenn and Maggie. Axel mentions that before meeting up with Rick's group group, Oscar used to always stand up for him when Tomas and Andrew tried to push him around.



* RedOniBlueOni: Calm, quiet blue to Axel's talkative, emotional red.

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* RedOniBlueOni: Calm, quiet blue Blue to Axel's talkative, emotional red.Red.



* WeHardlyKnewYe: Hope you get some slippers in the afterlife Oscar.

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* WeHardlyKnewYe: Hope you get some slippers in the afterlife afterlife, Oscar.



* AdaptationalSexuality: In the comics, he was in a one-sided relationship with Dexter because there [[SituationalSexuality were no women in the prison]]. In the TV series, this is seemingly reduced to him being a friend/underling of Thomas.

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* AdaptationalSexuality: In the comics, he was in a one-sided relationship with Dexter because there [[SituationalSexuality were no women in the prison]]. In the TV series, this is seemingly reduced to him being a friend/underling of Thomas.Tomas.



* AnAxeToGrind: When he attacks Rick and Oscar in the generator room he has a big axe as his weapon.

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* AnAxeToGrind: When he attacks Rick and Oscar in the generator room room, he has a big axe as his weapon.



* DeathByAdaptation: In the comic/novel, he flees from the prison until he died from unknown cause. His zombified form is later found by Lilly Caul who put him down. Here, he's killed by Oscar in the prison.

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* DeathByAdaptation: In the comic/novel, he flees from the prison until he died from unknown cause. His zombified form is later found by Lilly Caul Caul, who put him down. Here, he's killed by Oscar in the prison.



* DidntThinkThisThrough: He planned to use the walkers to kill the inhabitants of the prison so he can retake it. Since he was inside the prison when he started the plan, he's basically trapped himself inside a prison full of walkers. Even if he survives this plan, it's unlikely he can fend off other survivors by himself.

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* DidntThinkThisThrough: He planned plans to use the walkers to kill the inhabitants of the prison so that he can retake it. Since However, since he was is inside the prison when he started the while carrying out this plan, he's basically trapped himself inside a prison building full of walkers. Even if he survives this plan, survives, it's unlikely he can fend off other survivors by himself.



* DragonAscendant: Proves to be far deadlier than Tomas, managing to survive near-certain death, orchestrating a Walker attack on the prison that leads to two major character deaths, and even holding his own in a fight against Rick.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He was freaked out after watching Tomas brutally kill Big Tiny.

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* DragonAscendant: Proves He proves to be far deadlier than Tomas, managing to survive near-certain death, orchestrating a Walker walker attack on the prison that leads to two major character deaths, and even holding his own in a fight against Rick.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: He was is just as freaked out as the others after watching Tomas brutally kill Big Tiny.



* FromNobodyToNightmare: See the trope below, but Andrew, who just appeared to be Tomas' lackey, managed to cripple the group to the point of being a HeroKiller.
* HeroKiller: It was Andrew's plan to destroy their security that directly and indirectly leads to the deaths of two notable Atlanta survivors.
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Trusts Oscar to be on his side and shoot Rick, after Oscar had just thrown a barrel at him.
* MoeGreeneSpecial: When he actually does die, Oscar kills him by shooting him in the eye.
* NotQuiteDead: Is believed to be dead after Rick locks him in a courtyard full of walkers but he turns up alive in Killer Within, with disastrous consequences.
* NotSoHarmlessVillain: In his first appearance initially seems like nothing more than a lackey for Tomas, taking an ineffectual swing at Rick and presumably getting himself killed as a result. The next time he's seen is after surviving getting locked in the courtyard full of walkers, and unleashes a horde of them on the heroes, and holds his own in a one-on-one fight against Rick.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Apparently dies for it, although he comes back two episodes later and dies anyway.
* SpannerInTheWorks: Ruins the safety of the prison, which was formerly almost entirely safe. Setting off the alarms has lured even more walkers to the prison's surrounding area.
* SparedByTheAdaptation: Subverted in "Killer Within". Specifically, he survived being KilledOffscreen as in the comics, but he was killed shortly upon his return.

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* FromNobodyToNightmare: See the trope below, but Andrew, who just appeared Despite appearing to be Tomas' lackey, managed he manages to cripple the group to the point of being a HeroKiller.
* HeroKiller: It was Andrew's His plan to destroy their security that take back the prison directly and indirectly leads to the deaths of two notable Atlanta survivors.
survivors: T-Dog and Lori.
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Trusts He trusts Oscar to be on his side and shoot Rick, after Oscar had just thrown a barrel at him.
* MoeGreeneSpecial: When he actually does die, Oscar kills him by shooting him in the eye.
* NotQuiteDead: Is He is believed to be dead after Rick locks him in a courtyard full of walkers walkers, but he later turns up alive in Killer Within, "Killer Within", with disastrous consequences.
* NotSoHarmlessVillain: In his first appearance initially appearance, he seems like nothing more than a lackey for Tomas, taking an ineffectual swing at Rick and presumably getting himself killed as a result. The next time he's seen is after surviving getting locked in the courtyard full of walkers, and unleashes a horde of them on the heroes, and holds his own in a one-on-one fight against Rick.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Apparently dies for it, although he comes After Tomas is killed, Andrew bolts and is left to his fate by Rick, only to come back two episodes later and dies anyway.
die for real.
* SpannerInTheWorks: Ruins the safety of the prison, which was formerly almost entirely safe. Setting off the alarms has lured ends up luring even more walkers to the prison's surrounding area.
* SparedByTheAdaptation: Subverted in "Killer Within". Specifically, he survived being KilledOffscreen as in the comics, but he was killed shortly upon his return.
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* AdaptationalBadass: Thomas Richards is an ActionSurvivor at best, while Tomas can kick ass if he needs to be.

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* AdaptationalBadass: Thomas Richards is an ActionSurvivor at best, while Tomas can kick ass if he needs to be.to.



* AxCrazy: After Big Tiny is infected, Tomas immediately takes his pickaxe and destroys his head, [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill hitting it over and over until there is nothing left]] and is nonchalant about it. Everyone else is extremely freaked out by this.
* AssholeVictim: Is killed by Rick after trying to slice him with a machete, and after failing that, throwing a walker onto him.

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* AxCrazy: After Big Tiny is (presumably) infected, Tomas immediately takes his pickaxe and destroys his head, [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill hitting it over and over until there is nothing left]] and is remaining totally nonchalant about it. Everyone else is extremely freaked out by this.
* AssholeVictim: Is killed Killed by Rick after trying to slice him with a machete, and after failing that, throwing a walker onto him.



* DeathByAdaptation: [[CompositeCharacter Both]] of his prisoner counterparts were able to stick long enough in the comics, while he didn't even last a single episode excluding his last minute appearance in the the previous one.
* {{Expy}}: His appearance is similar to the Governor's comic book rendition, while his role as the most antagonistic prisoner (with an ally in Andrew) is similar to comic book's Dexter.
* GangBangers: Implied to have been a gang member prior to being imprisoned.

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* DeathByAdaptation: [[CompositeCharacter Both]] of his prisoner counterparts were able to stick long enough in the comics, while he didn't doesn't even last a single episode excluding (excluding his last minute appearance in the the previous one.
* {{Expy}}: His appearance is similar to the Governor's comic book rendition, while his role as the most antagonistic prisoner (with an ally in Andrew) is similar to comic book's Dexter.
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* GangBangers: Implied He is implied to have been a gang member prior to being imprisoned.



* StarterVillain: For Season 3. He's dead by episode 2.

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* StarterVillain: For Season 3. He's dead by episode 2.the second episode; his lackey, Andrew, takes over as the season's DiscOneFinalBoss from there.



* TattooedCrook: Has numerous tattoos covering his body and is likely incarcerated for a violent crime, given how AxeCrazy he is.

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* TattooedCrook: Has He has numerous tattoos covering his body and is likely incarcerated for a violent crime, given how AxeCrazy AxCrazy he is.



* BlackBestFriend: Although he and Oscar share the role to Axel, the latter two seem to be more closer.

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* BlackBestFriend: Although he and Oscar share the role to Axel, the latter two seem to be more closer.



* MightyGlacier: During the prison group's first fight scene, he notably attacks more slowly than all of them yet delivers the most damage to the walkers he's fighting. Too bad that's his only fight scene.
* NiceGuy: He seemed to be a pretty decent guy and was never hostile to Rick unlike Tomás and Andrew.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: For the brief time he's on screen, he's only ever addressed by his nickname.

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* MightyGlacier: During the prison group's first fight scene, he notably attacks more slowly slower than all of them the others, yet delivers the most damage to the walkers he's fighting. Too bad that's his only fight scene.
* NiceGuy: He seemed seems to be a pretty decent guy and was is never hostile to Rick Rick, unlike Tomás and Andrew.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: For the brief time he's on screen, onscreen, he's only ever addressed by his nickname.



* ActionMom: Though her baby is long dead. She now counts as this with Carl and Judith, who she's become an adoptive mother to since Season 4. And after the second TimeSkip in Season 9, she gave birth to her and Rick's son RJ.

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* ActionMom: Though her baby is long dead. She now counts as this with Carl and Judith, who she's become an adoptive mother to since Season 4. And after After the second six-year TimeSkip in Season 9, she gave birth to her and Rick's son son, RJ.



* DeathGlare: Appears to be her permanent facial expression, but she gets better as she starts to open up to Rick's group.

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* DeathGlare: Appears This appears to be her permanent facial expression, expression at first, but she gets better as she starts to open up to Rick's group.group. She can still shoot some pretty nasty ones to enemies, though.



* DecompositeCharacter: Due to her AdaptationalNiceGuy, her "out of place in Alexandria" storyline in the comics was given to Sasha.

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* DecompositeCharacter: Due to her AdaptationalNiceGuy, her "out of place in Alexandria" storyline in the comics was is given to Sasha.



* DiagonalCut: Frequently cuts clean through Walker heads in this manner.

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* DiagonalCut: Frequently cuts clean through Walker walker heads in this manner.



* FireForgedFriends: Throughout Season 3, she and Rick didn't get along at first until the two started working together more. After overcoming the Governor, she grew attached to him and his group, eventually joining them permanently.
* FriendlySniper: In Season 7 she steps up to become the group's main sniper, after Sasha departs to Hilltop to take care of Maggie and later dies.

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* FireForgedFriends: Throughout Season 3, she and Rick didn't don't get along at first until the two started they start working together more. After overcoming the Governor, she grew grows attached to him and his group, eventually joining them permanently.
* FriendlySniper: In Season 7 7, she steps up to become the group's main sniper, after Sasha departs to Hilltop to take care of Maggie and later dies.



* GoodParents: Michonne was shown to be a very good mother to Andre and she treats Carl and Judith like her own children. The majority of her decisions and advice to Rick involves making sure Carl and Judith can live a safe, healthy life.

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* GoodParents: Michonne was shown to be a very good mother to Andre and she treats Carl and Judith like her own children. The majority of her decisions and advice to Rick involves involve making sure Carl and Judith can live a safe, healthy life.



* HumanPackMule: She used two walkers to carry supplies around.

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* HumanPackMule: She used uses two walkers to carry supplies around.



* IconicSequelCharacter: She did not show up until the second SeasonFinale and was only properly introduced in the Season 3 premiere.
* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy: Michonne displays about zero proficiency with firearms, and pretty much sticks to using her katana and other melee weapons. However, when more of the group's better shots are either killed, incapacitated, or absent, Michonne learns and trains herself to be the group's sniper come Season 7.

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* IconicSequelCharacter: She did One of the series' most recognizable characters, she does not show up appear until the second SeasonFinale finale of Season 2 and was is only properly introduced in the Season 3 premiere.
* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy: Michonne displays about zero proficiency with firearms, and pretty much sticks to using her katana and other melee weapons. However, when more several of the group's better shots are either killed, incapacitated, or otherwise absent, Michonne learns and trains herself to be the group's sniper come Season 7.



* InterruptedSuicide: In "Say Yes," Michonne looks like she's ready to allow a horde of walkers to devour her when she thinks Rick was killed. Fortunately, he pops out alive and saves her just in time.



* JackOfAllStats: Not initially: when she's first introduced, she's not a good shot, focusing mainly on using her katana. Later seasons rectify this, and she becomes one of the group's main snipers after she trains herself with using a rifle.

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* JackOfAllStats: Not initially: initially; when she's first introduced, she's not a good shot, focusing mainly on using her katana. Later seasons rectify this, and she becomes one of the group's main snipers after she trains herself with using a rifle.



** Stabbing Jocelyn in the heart for kidnapping Judith.



* MythologyGag: Michonne considers suicide in "Say Yes" while surrounded by walkers just like her videogame counterpart did in ''VideoGame/TheWalkingDead'' Michonne DLC.



* MythologyGag: Michonne seems to consider suicide in "Say Yes" while surrounded by walkers, just like her videogame counterpart did in ''VideoGame/TheWalkingDead'' Michonne DLC.



* OneHitKO: Knocks Rick out cold in "Try" after he goes off the deep end while fighting Pete and pulls a gun on everyone.

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* OneHitKO: Knocks Rick out cold in "Try" after he goes off the deep end while fighting Pete and pulls a gun on everyone.



* OutlivingOnesOffspring: Her infant son Andre was killed early in the apocalypse. She also loses her surrogate son, Carl, in Season 8.
* ParentalSubstitute: She takes over as a surrogate mother for Carl and Judith after Lori's passing. Carl more or less admits she's his mother now in "The Next World". After the second TimeSkip in Season 9, Judith outright calls her "mom".

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* OutlivingOnesOffspring: Her infant son Andre son, Andre, was killed early in the apocalypse. She also loses her surrogate son, Carl, in Season 8.
* ParentalSubstitute: She takes over as a surrogate mother for Carl and Judith after Lori's passing. Carl more or less admits she's his mother now in "The Next World". After the second six-year TimeSkip in Season 9, Judith outright calls her "mom".



* ProperlyParanoid: She quickly picked up on the Governor's lies and all the subtle things wrong with Woodbury and decided to leave as quickly as possible.
* TheQuietOne: She never says any more than she has to, and often prefers to use a DeathGlare to communicate when people annoy her. Emphasize in "Hounded", where she has major role yet spends ''entire'' episode without any ''single'' word (not counting her grunts upon fighting walkers and Merle's group), at all. This changes in Season 4 as she becomes more acclimated to the group.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Tears Heath a new one when he accuses her of being a bad person, pointing out how he's never had to really fight for his survival in the apocalypse.
* RelationshipUpgrade: With Rick. They end up having sex and starting a relationship in "The Next World".

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* ProperlyParanoid: She quickly picked picks up on the Governor's lies and all of the subtle things wrong with Woodbury and decided decides to leave as quickly as possible.
* TheQuietOne: She never says any more than she has to, and often prefers to use a DeathGlare to communicate when people who annoy her. Emphasize Emphasized in "Hounded", where she has a major role yet spends the ''entire'' episode without any uttering a ''single'' word (not counting her grunts upon fighting walkers and Merle's group), at all. This changes in Season 4 as she becomes more acclimated to the group.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Tears She tears Heath a new one when he accuses her of being a bad person, pointing out how he's never had to really fight for his survival in the apocalypse.
* RelationshipUpgrade: With Rick. They end up having sex and starting a relationship in "The Next World".Rick, from friends to lovers.



* SixthRanger: After first joining the group at the prison. After becoming integrated into the group she became TheBigGuy, later TheLancer.
* SleepCute: She and Rick share an adorable scene where they're cuddling together.
* SleevesAreForWimps: Until the second half of Season 5, the only times we see her in one is when she's wearing her BlackCloak in the Season 2 finale and while wearing her green jacket from the comicbooks in the last two episodes of Season 3.

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* SixthRanger: After When she first joining joins the group at the prison. prison group, who have already been together for almost a year. After becoming integrated into the group she became TheBigGuy, becomes TheBigGuy and later TheLancer.
* SleepCute: She and Rick share an a few adorable scene scenes where they're cuddling in bed together.
* SleevesAreForWimps: Until the second half of Season 5, 4, the only times we see her in one with sleeves is when she's wearing her BlackCloak in the Season 2 finale and while wearing her green jacket from the comicbooks comic in the last two episodes of Season 3. 3.



* TookALevelInBadass: In Season 7, Michonne finally learns how to use firearms.

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* TookALevelInBadass: In Season 7, Michonne She finally learns how to use firearms.firearms in Season 7.



* TookALevelInCynic: After the second TimeSkip in Season 9, she loses much of the idealism that she gained together with Rick after the latter's [[spoiler:supposed death.]] She gets it back after talking with Judith and realizing just how far she's fallen.

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* TookALevelInCynic: After the second six-year TimeSkip in Season 9, she loses much of the idealism that she gained together with Rick after the latter's [[spoiler:supposed death.]] She gets it back after talking with Judith and realizing just how far she's fallen.



* TookALevelInKindness: The first time she met Rick's group, she was openly hostile towards him and completely disobeyed his direct orders when they infiltrated Woodbury, but she decided to stay with them until the Governor was off her back. However, she soon grew attached to the group, to the point of being regarded as one of their own.
* ToughLove: Punched out Rick while he was suffering a SanitySlippage in Alexandria in order to save him from himself.

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* TookALevelInKindness: The first time she met meets Rick's group, she was is openly hostile towards him them and completely disobeyed his disobeys Rick's direct orders when they infiltrated infiltrate Woodbury, but she decided decides to stay with them until the Governor was is off her back. However, she soon grew grows attached to the group, to the point of being regarded as one of their own.
* ToughLove: Punched She punches out Rick while he was is suffering a SanitySlippage in Alexandria in order to save him from himself.



* ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend: Shortly after entering a relationship with Rick, she very clearly demonstrates that she's this trope when they're attacked at the Hilltop.

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* ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend: Shortly after entering a relationship with Rick, she very clearly demonstrates that she's this trope when they're attacked at the Hilltop.Hilltop, knocking another girl on her ass after she punches Rick in the face.



* WhatTheHellHero: She kept it no secret about her disappointment in Rick when he gave into the Saviors and served them loyally, though she understands that he just wants to do what it takes to keep them all alive. A few episodes later, he realizes that Michonne was right for questioning him and decides to strike back thanks to her.
* WhenSheSmiles: Whenever she lets out a genuine smile her happiness is often noted by Carl and Rick.

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* WhatTheHellHero: She kept it makes no secret about her disappointment in when Rick when he gave into gives in to the Saviors and served serves them loyally, though she understands that he just wants to do what it takes to keep them all alive. A few episodes later, he realizes that Michonne was is right for questioning him and decides to strike back thanks to her.
* WhenSheSmiles: Whenever she lets out a genuine smile smile, her happiness is often noted by Carl and Rick.


* AnAxeToGrind: While clearing the prison, he used an axe as his main weapon.

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* AnAxeToGrind: While clearing the prison, he used uses an axe as his main weapon.



** BigGuyFatalitySyndrome: And he is the second one to suffer it in the Season 3 as well.

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** BigGuyFatalitySyndrome: And he is the second one to suffer it in the Season 3 as well.



* DefiantToTheEnd: While he isn't killed, Oscar refuses to make a case for his life to Rick after Tomas and (supposedly) Andrew were killed for trying to murder and attack Rick. He states that he has never begged for his life before and won't do it now.
* DirtyCoward: Averted, he doesn't resort to begging to his life when Rick threatens him.

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* DefiantToTheEnd: While he isn't killed, Oscar refuses to make a case for his life to Rick after Tomas and (supposedly) Andrew were are killed for trying to murder and attack Rick. He states that he has never begged for his life before and won't do it now.
* DirtyCoward: Averted, he doesn't resort to begging to his life when Rick threatens him.
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