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* TraumaCongaLine: Yumiko mentions in the Season 9 finale that Hilltop is deeply shaken from [[spoiler:losing both Jesus and Tara in such quick succession, even months after the latter’s death]].


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* ArcVillain: [[spoiler:His tenure as an antagonist on the show lasts for the duration of the Savior arc from Season 6-8. His sole appearance after that is the Season 9 premiere in which he’s executed after an assassination attempt on Maggie.]]


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* GracefulLoser: During the TimeSkip between Seasons 8 and 9, an official election was held in which Hilltop chose Maggie as their official leader. Gregory accepts this and begins respecting Maggie as leader of the community... [[spoiler:except he doesn’t, and begins a long-term scheme to look like a better person and leader and wait for the right opportunity to overthrow Maggie and retake leadership.]]


* OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Beheaded by the Whisperers along with nine others.]]

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* OffWithHisHead: OffWithHerHead: [[spoiler:Beheaded by the Whisperers along with nine others.]]



* ActionSurvivor: He's capable against walkers, but [[spoiler: in the end, he’s the only pike victim too afraid to fight back against the Whisperers, and is defended by Tammy until their deaths.]]
* AllMenArePerverts: He jokes about becoming a fisherman so that he can move to Oceanside, which is an all-female community.

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* ActionSurvivor: He's capable enough against walkers, but [[spoiler: in the end, he’s the only pike victim too afraid to fight back against the Whisperers, and is defended by Tammy until their deaths.]]
* AllMenArePerverts: He jokes about becoming a fisherman so that he can move to Oceanside, which is an all-female community.


* ActionSurvivor: While not exactly combat-proficient, he is still able to kill walkers, albeit only a few at a time.

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* ActionSurvivor: While not exactly combat-proficient, combat-proficient due to his age, he is still able to kill walkers, albeit only a few at a time.



* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler:He and Tammy get a second chance to be parents by adopting a Whisperer baby that Alpha almost leaves to the walkers.]]

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* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler:He and Tammy get a second chance to be parents by adopting a Whisperer baby that Alpha almost leaves to the walkers. Unfortunately, Tammy is killed only days later, leaving Earl to raise the child alone.]]



* SoleSurvivor: As of “The Calm Before”, he is [[spoiler:the last surviving member of his family after Ken was killed in the season premiere and Tammy was killed by Alpha.]]

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* SoleSurvivor: As of “The [[spoiler:With Tammy's death in "The Calm Before”, Before", he is [[spoiler:the the last surviving member of his family after Ken was killed in family, not counting the season premiere Whisperer baby he and Tammy was killed by Alpha.his wife had recently adopted.]]



* ActionSurvivor: While not exactly combat-proficient thanks to her age, she doesn't hesitate to pick up a crowbar to save Earl from walkers. [[spoiler:After her death, we learn from Siddiq that she bravely joined the other hostages in fighting back against the Whisperers.]]

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* ActionSurvivor: While not exactly combat-proficient thanks to her age, she doesn't hesitate to pick up a crowbar to save Earl from walkers. [[spoiler:After her death, we learn from Siddiq that she bravely joined the other hostages in fighting back against the Whisperers.Whisperers, and even defended Rodney with nothing except a shovel.]]



* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:Her head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the community.]]

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* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:Her head was is put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the community.]]



* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:Her head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the community.]]

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* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:Her head was is put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the community.]]




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* ActionSurvivor: He's capable enough against walkers, but still has to be saved by Addy during the attack on the Hilltop convoy.



* ActionSurvivor: He puts up just enough of a fight against walkers, but he still has to be saved by Addy. [[spoiler: In the end, he’s the only pike victim too afraid to fight back, and is defended by Tammy until their deaths.]]

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* ActionSurvivor: He puts up just enough of a fight He's capable against walkers, but he still has to be saved by Addy. [[spoiler: In in the end, he’s the only pike victim too afraid to fight back, back against the Whisperers, and is defended by Tammy until their deaths.]]]]
* AllMenArePerverts: He jokes about becoming a fisherman so that he can move to Oceanside, which is an all-female community.



* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:His head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the community.]]

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* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:His head was is put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the community.]]


* TheBlacksmith: Hilltop has blacksmiths who forge their weapons.

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* TheBlacksmith: Hilltop has blacksmiths who forge their weapons.weapons, headed by Earl Sutton.



* PosthumousCharacter: [[spoiler:He makes a brief appearance in a flashback a few episodes after his death.]]



* SmallRoleBigImpact: [[spoiler:He only appears in one episode, but his death will undoubtedly have ramifications for the rest of the season.]]

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* SmallRoleBigImpact: [[spoiler:He only appears in one episode, but his death will undoubtedly have has ramifications for the rest of the season.]]



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Downplayed. His wife and son both mention that he can be irritable and stoic, but he’s a good man with a good heart through and through.



* NotSoDifferent: Maggie realizes that he is this to her late father Hershel. Both were rampant alcoholics earlier in their life, but were nevertheless loved by their long-suffering wives. It took the birth of their children to dry up, and [[spoiler:when they both lose a child, they are driven back to drinking]]. Earl himself feels this way about Henry when he learns that [[spoiler:Henry got drunk partially to blow off some steam.]]

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* NotSoDifferent: Maggie realizes that he is this to her late father Hershel. Both were rampant alcoholics earlier in their life, but were nevertheless loved by their long-suffering wives. It took the birth of their children to dry up, and [[spoiler:when they both lose a child, they are driven back to drinking]].drinking - and by the end of the season, Earl has also lost his wife]]. Earl himself feels this way about Henry when he learns that [[spoiler:Henry got drunk partially to blow off some steam.]]



* SoleSurvivor: As of “The Calm Before”, he is [[spoiler:the last surviving member of his family after Ken was killed in the season premiere and Tammy was killed by Alpha.]]



* ActionSurvivor: While not exactly combat-proficient, she doesn't hesitate to pick up a crowbar to save Earl from walkers. [[spoiler:After her death, we learn from Siddiq that she bravely joined the other hostages in fighting back against the Whisperers.]]

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* ActionSurvivor: While not exactly combat-proficient, combat-proficient thanks to her age, she doesn't hesitate to pick up a crowbar to save Earl from walkers. [[spoiler:After her death, we learn from Siddiq that she bravely joined the other hostages in fighting back against the Whisperers.]]



* MamaBear: She risks her own life to help run outside Hilltop to save the Whisperer baby, and during [[spoiler:her LastStand she puts herself between the Whisperers and Rodney.]]



* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler:She and Earl get a second chance to be parents by adopting a Whisperer baby that Alpha almost leaves to the walkers. Though she quickly gets attached to the child, new motherhood is tragically short-lived in Tammy's case.]]

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* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler:She and Earl get a second chance to be parents by adopting a Whisperer baby that Alpha almost leaves to the walkers. Though she quickly gets attached to the child, her new motherhood is tragically short-lived in Tammy's case.]]



* AllLoveIsUnrequited: She ultimately never has a decent chance with Henry, especially since he quickly meets Lydia.



* ShipTease: She and Henry flirt some, but nothing comes of it due to him being put in jail for being drunk and disorderly and then Lydia's arrival the next day.

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* ShipTease: She and Henry flirt some, flirts with Henry, but nothing comes of it due to him being put in jail for being drunk and disorderly and then Lydia's arrival the next day.day. She makes one last attempt at a pass at him at the Fair, but he’s already with Lydia by then.




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* ActionSurvivor: He puts up just enough of a fight against walkers, but he still has to be saved by Addy. [[spoiler: In the end, he’s the only pike victim too afraid to fight back, and is defended by Tammy until their deaths.]]
* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Downplayed, as he’s hardly a little monster like Ron Anderson, but he was generally a condescending jackass who bullied Henry and Lydia, and did little to help keep Hilltop and his friends safe. Not many are going to miss him.]]


* ActionSurvivor: While not exactly combat-proficient, she doesn't hesitate to pick up a crowbar to save Earl from walkers.

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* ActionSurvivor: While not exactly combat-proficient, she doesn't hesitate to pick up a crowbar to save Earl from walkers. [[spoiler:After her death, we learn from Siddiq that she bravely joined the other hostages in fighting back against the Whisperers.]]
* AdaptationalNiceGuy: She is a lot nicer than her comic counterpart; additionally, Tammy's anger towards Maggie is a lot more justified given that [[spoiler:her son actually died on Maggie's watch]], whereas in the comics, she blames Maggie for defending Carl's actions after her own son nearly ''beat Sophia to death''.


* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler:He and Tammy get a second chance to be parents by adopting a Whisperer baby that Alpha almost leaves to the walkers. Though she quickly gets attached to the child, her new motherhood is tragically short-lived in Tammy's case.]]

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* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler:He and Tammy get a second chance to be parents by adopting a Whisperer baby that Alpha almost leaves to the walkers. Though she quickly gets attached to the child, her new motherhood is tragically short-lived in Tammy's case.]]



* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler:She and Earl get a second chance to be parents by adopting a Whisperer baby that Alpha almost leaves to the walkers.]]

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* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler:She and Earl get a second chance to be parents by adopting a Whisperer baby that Alpha almost leaves to the walkers. Though she quickly gets attached to the child, new motherhood is tragically short-lived in Tammy's case.]]


* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler:He and Tammy get a second chance to be parents by adopting a Whisperer baby that Alpha almost leaves to the walkers.]]

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* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler:He and Tammy get a second chance to be parents by adopting a Whisperer baby that Alpha almost leaves to the walkers. Though she quickly gets attached to the child, her new motherhood is tragically short-lived in Tammy's case.]]


* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:Her head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the Community.]]

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* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:Her head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the Community.community.]]



* OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Beheaded by the Whisperes along with nine others.]]

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* OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Beheaded by the Whisperes Whisperers along with nine others.]]



* CanonForeigner: Never appeared in the comics.

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* CanonForeigner: Never She never appeared in the comics.



* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:Her head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the Community.]]

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* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:Her head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the Community.community.]]



* OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Beheaded by the Whisperes along with nine others.]]

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* OffWithHisHead: OffWithHerHead: [[spoiler:Beheaded by the Whisperes Whisperers along with nine others.]]



A teenager living in Hilltop.
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* CanonForeigner: He never appeared in the comics.
* SoleSurvivor: [[spoiler:The only one of the three teens Henry meets at Hilltop not to be killed by the Whisperers, a fate that Henry himself befalls.]]



* CanonForeigner: Never appeared in the comics.
* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:His head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the Community.]]
* OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Beheaded by the Whisperes along with nine others.]]

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* CanonForeigner: Never He never appeared in the comics.
* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:His head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the Community.community.]]
* OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Beheaded by the Whisperes Whisperers along with nine others.]]

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* RevolvingDoorCasting: TheLeader position has switched three times in Season 9. [[spoiler:Maggie leaves by the time of the second TimeSkip leaving Jesus in-charge. Jesus was then killed during the debut of the Whisperers handing the reigns to Tara. Tara is then subsequently killed by the Whisperers as well.]]


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* IconicSequelCharacter: Doesn't appear in the series until Season 6.


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* RelatedInTheAdaptation: As a result of being a CompositeCharacter with Morton Rose, he becomes the husband of Tammy Rose in this version.


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* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:Her head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the Community.]]


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* OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Beheaded by the Whisperes along with nine others.]]


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* RelatedInTheAdaptation: As a result of her husband being a CompositeCharacter of her canonical husband Morton Rose and Earl Sutton.


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* MixedAncestry: He has Korean, Irish, and American ancestry.


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* CanonForeigner: Never appeared in the comics.
* ClingyJealousGirl: She's hostile towards Lydia for getting in the way of her and Henry.
* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:Her head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the Community.]]


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* {{Meganekko}}: She's one of the few characters in the show with specs.
* OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Beheaded by the Whisperes along with nine others.]]


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A teenager living in Hilltop.
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* CanonForeigner: Never appeared in the comics.
* DecapitationPresentation: [[spoiler:His head was put on a pike by the Whisperers both to mark their territory and to serve as warning for the Community.]]
* OffWithHisHead: [[spoiler:Beheaded by the Whisperes along with nine others.]]


* RememberTheNewGUy: Introduced in Season 9, but has been a resident of the Hilltop the entire time. Justified due to being only a child prior to the timeskip.

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* RememberTheNewGUy: RememberTheNewGuy: Introduced in Season 9, but has been a resident of the Hilltop the entire time. Justified due to being only a child prior to the timeskip.


-> '''Portrayed By:''' John Finn

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-> '''Portrayed ->'''Portrayed By:''' John Finn





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A teenager living in Hilltop who befriends Henry after he arrives from the Kingdom to train as a blacksmith.
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* ActionSurvivor: Kal is seen training her with a spear in one episode, and she helps defend one of the convoys to the fair. Addy even saves Gage's life when he is almost bit by a walker at the convoy.
* EveryoneHasStandards: She is willing to break Hilltop's rules a bit by sneaking out and drinking, but is disgusted that Gage and Rodney keep one trapped in a pit to taunt, throw necklaces at, and piss on. Addy walks away in disgust when they her friends show it to Henry.
* OnlySaneWoman: Out of her friends, she is the only one who is not dumb around walkers.
* RememberTheNewGUy: Introduced in Season 9, but has been a resident of the Hilltop the entire time. Justified due to being only a child prior to the timeskip.
* ShipTease: She and Henry flirt some, but nothing comes of it due to him being put in jail for being drunk and disorderly and then Lydia's arrival the next day.


* BadassGrandma: She effortlessly takes down three walkers to rescue her husband from being devoured.


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* NeverMessWithGranny: She effortlessly takes down three walkers to rescue her husband from being devoured.

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* ActionSurvivor: While not exactly combat-proficient, he is still able to kill walkers, albeit only a few at a time.


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* ActionSurvivor: While not exactly combat-proficient, she doesn't hesitate to pick up a crowbar to save Earl from walkers.
* BadassGrandma: She effortlessly takes down three walkers to rescue her husband from being devoured.


* ADeathInTheLimelight: He is killed near the end of "Dead or Alive Or", his most prominent episode.



* NonActionGuy: Carson doesn't seem to be much of a fighter. This may be justified by being a doctor, since any group he's been apart of would not risk his life unnecessarily, recognizing his value. In "Dead or Alive Or", when caught in a beartrap, he manages to kill a few walkers, showing that while not on the level of Rick or Michonne, he was a survivor in his own right.

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* NonActionGuy: Carson doesn't seem to be Though he's not much of a fighter. This may be justified by being fighter, he isn't entirely helpless in killing walkers either, managing to headshot a doctor, since any group he's been apart of would not risk his life unnecessarily, recognizing his value. In "Dead or Alive Or", when few while caught in a beartrap, he manages to kill a few walkers, showing that while not on the level of Rick or Michonne, he was a survivor in his own right.beartrap.


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[[folder:Adeline]]
!!Adeline "Addy"
-> '''Portrayed By:''' Kelley Mack

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[[folder:Gage]]
!!Gage
-> '''Portrayed By:''' Jackson Page

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[[folder:Rodney]]
!!Rodney
-> '''Portrayed By:''' Joe Ando Hirsh

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* HappilyMarried: It's clear that he and Tammy love each other very much.


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* HappilyMarried: It's clear that she and Earl love each other very much.

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