When TWD series first premiered in 2010, it became immediately apparent that it was going to be a huge hit with TV viewers. While it definitely seemed like zombies were the new monster craze, there was more to the show than just gore. Fans became captivated by the storyline regarding how the world would change from a zombie apocalypse. The characters became the real driving force for the series and everyone seemed to have their own favorite cast members to root for from one season to the next. As the series progressed, the show continued to bring on new fans and the story continued to evolve greatly.
The main cast of characters became worldwide sensations due to the popularity of the show but there were a number of side characters that also helped to drive the storyline. While some people continue to tune in to see their one favorite character from the series, there are others that really love to see new characters added to the storyline. Yet, introducing a series of new characters from one season to the next can also be a little confusing for some. With everyone evolving to adapt to the changing world and so many fatalities throughout the series, it can be difficult to recall each and every name of all the characters from TWD.
Who woke up in the hospital in his first scene?
While the storyline of TWD takes place when the world has already fallen into a zombie apocalypse, there was one character that didn't get to experience the downfall of society from the very beginning because he had fallen into a coma and had remained in that state until long after the hospital had been abandoned. What is the name of the character from TWD that woke up in a hospital during the very first episode of the series?
Who owned the RV that was used by the Atlanta Survivors?
When Rick Grimes finally made it back to join the rest of the Atlanta survivors group, he had to get to know some of the other people and deal with their varying personality characteristics. There was one individual that had a peacekeeping mentality and often bumped heads with others. He was also the owner of a critical resource. What is the name of the character that was the original owner of the RV that was used by the Atlanta survivors group?
Who was this former police officer?
During the very first season of TWD, there were a number of flashback sequences of what life was like prior to the zombie apocalypse. Fans of the series got to see how Rick Grimes got into his coma and they saw the dynamic between him and his then-partner. He was reunited with him when he joined the Atlanta survivors group. What is the name of the character from TWD that was the former law enforcement partner of Rick Grimes prior to the zombie apocalypse?
Who took Rick in when he woke from the hospital?
When Rick Grimes was hospitalized after being shot, he was put into a coma and didn't get to witness the downfall of regular society due to the zombie apocalypse. When he emerged from the hospital, it became apparent that the entire world had changed while he was in the coma. He found himself alone and helpless on the street but there was someone that took him in. What is the name of the character from TWD that took Rick Grimes in after he emerged from the hospital?
Who took their family and left?
When Rick Grimes made it to join the Atlanta survivors group, he met a number of other families that were also trying to band together. One of the families decided not to stay with Rick and the group and ultimately left on their own. Rick later ran into the father of the family, after he had joined the Saviors. What is the name of the character from TWD that took his family and left the original Atlanta survivors group?
Who saved Rick when he was trapped in a tank?
When Rick Grimes left Morgan and his son to go out in search of his family, his adventure into the city turned into a nightmare. He was overcome by a giant hoard and he found himself trapped inside of an abandoned tank. Yet, a voice from a stranger ultimately saved him and Rick wound up thinking of him as one of his closest friends. What is the name of the character that saved Rick Grimes after he was trapped in a tank in the city?
Who is this character?
When Rick Grimes joined the Atlanta survivors group, he noticed how different all of the people were that had banded together. One of them was a woman that was in a physically abusive marriage but she ultimately evolved and became one of his biggest allies and friends. What is the name of the character that was once just a woman in a bad marriage but ultimately turned into one of the group’s most capable survivors and like a mother to them all?
Who is Rick's son?
When Rick Grimes emerged from his coma and broke out of the hospital, it was obvious that his first thoughts were on the welfare of his family. He returned to the home he shared with them but found that they weren't there. He went out in search of them and were ultimately reunited with them. Yet, he ultimately had to mourn the end of both his wife and son. What is the name of the character that was the son of Rick Grimes?
Who was once married to Carol?
When Carol was first introduced into TWD, she was seen as extremely meek and submissive to her husband. His character was seen as quite overbearing and he was also being just not a very good guy at all. During one episode, some of the other characters tried to stop him from forcefully hauling Carol away but that didn't wind up turning out well for him. What is the name of the character from TWD that was once married to Carol?
Who is this character?
When Rick Grimes finally made it into the city to try and look for his wife and son, he came across a zombie hoard that was unlike anything else he had seen when he first broke out of the hospital. Yet, not everyone immediately jumped up to help Rick or want to work well with him. What is the name of the character that Rick ultimately handcuffed to the roof of a building during Season 1 of the series?
Who was Merle's brother?
When Rick Grimes first met Merle when he encountered their group inside the city, it became obvious that Merle wasn't exactly someone that was going to play nicely with the others. He became violent with members of the group and it came upon Rick to try and split up the conflict. Yet, that didn't sit well with Merle's brother. What is the name of the character that was the brother of Merle and ultimately became one of Rick Grimes’ most trusted friends?
Who was Morgan's son?
When Rick Grimes found himself alone in the hospital after waking up from his coma, he immediately tried to seek out his wife and son. He did manage to make it out of the hospital and wander towards his house but things had changed so drastically. He also wasn't in the best shape from being in a coma and he ultimately ran into a father and son. What is the name of the character from that was the son of Morgan?
Who is this character?
The original group of Atlanta survivors consisted of a number of different characters that each had their own battles to fight in how they were dealing with the zombie apocalypse. Dale was a character that constantly seemed to be rebelling against the violence that the survivors were continuing to face and he also tried to compel to the humanity in everyone. What is the name of the character from that was constantly bumping heads with Dale during Season 1 over her use of weapons?
Who was Andrea's sister?
When Andrea was first introduced into the storyline of TWD, it was obvious that she was going through an evolution in the way she wanted to be perceived within the group. She didn't want to be one of the characters that needed to be protected and she seemed to find it difficult to be vulnerable at times. Yet, she proved herself to be a fierce protector for her sister. What is the name of the character that was the sister of Andrea?
Who was Rick's wife?
When Rick Grimes was first introduced into the storyline of TWD, the main theme of the show seemed to revolve around his search for his wife and son. Yet, there was a deeper story within the relationship between Rick and his wife. Fans got to see flashbacks of how his marriage was prior to the zombie apocalypse but things certainly changed once he was reunited with her. What is the name of the character that was the wife of Rick Grimes?
Who fought with Merle?
When Rick Grimes was saved from the zombie hoard within the city, he was introduced to a group of the Atlanta survivors that would later be thought of as the original main characters. Yet, they didn't all get along from the very beginning. Instead, it seemed like Merle was an outsider and he had a few ignorant words for some of the other members of the group. What is the name of the character that had the fight with Merle that ultimately ended with Merle being handcuffed to the roof?
Who was the leader of The Vatos Group?
When Rick Grimes and the other Atlanta survivors were desperately trying to get out of the city during that very first season, they wound up having to return to the city after their escape. Not only did they want to return for Merle but Rick also dropped a very valuable bag of weapons that was later taken by a group known as The Vatos Group. What is the name of the character that was the leader of The Vatos Group?
Who was the only scientist left at the Center for Disease Control?
When Rick Grimes was reunited with his wife and son, he was slowly starting to take over as the leader of their group. Yet, there were still a number of members of the group that seemed to question him at every turn. Not everyone was onboard with making it to the Center for Disease Control but they ultimately did get inside. What is the name of the character that was the only scientist left at the Center for Disease Control?
Who is this character?
During the early seasons of TWD, it seemed like people were still very unaware with how they would be able to truly survive the zombie apocalypse. During that first season, the Atlanta survivors group thought that they were safe with just tents and an RV out in the woods. Yet, they ultimately found out that they needed something more substantial and secure. What is the name of the character that accidentally hit Carl while out hunting for deer?
Who took in Rick and his group?
When Rick and his group had to go out and look for a new place that was far more secure and easy to protect, their journey was filled with hardships. Yet, the biggest shocker was when Carl was hurt when he was standing near a deer in the woods. There was a hunter nearby that shot the deer and the bullet went straight into Carl. What is the name of the character that owned the farm that ultimately took in Rick and his group?
Who was left behind?
When Rick and his group were staying in tents and a few vehicles in the woods, their camp became overrun with walkers. Food was starting to become scarce in the city and the hoard of walkers was starting to trickle away and make their way out into the outlying areas beyond the city. What is the name of the character that was bitten by a walker and was left behind by Rick and the other group of Atlanta survivors?
Who was Herschel's oldest daughter?
When Carl was mistakenly shot by Otis in the woods, he was immediately taken to Hershel. A group had found themselves living on Hershel's farm and it seemed like a secure area from the walkers. Hershel had training that allowed him to treat Carl of his wounds and Rick wanted desperately to get Hershel to agree to letting them stay while Carl recovered. What is the name of the character that was the eldest daughter of Hershel?
Who was hershel's youngest daughter?
One of the most interesting things regarding the storyline of Hershel was the fact that he initially thought of the walkers as people that were stricken with a disease that could one day be cured. His wife and stepson were being kept in the barn after they had turned into walkers and he was only left with his two living daughters on the farm. What was the name of the character that was the youngest daughter of Hershel?
Who has a katana?
When Hershel's farm became overrun with walkers, it became immediately clear that it was no longer safe. There was far too much open area for them to guard against and there weren't any large fences to keep the walkers out. The farm was ultimately overrun and many of the members were separated. What is the name of the character that spent a great deal of time with Andrea and later became the love interest of Rick Grimes?
Who is this character?
When Rick Grimes and the rest of his group had to flee from Hershel's farm, they wanted to find a location that they could be safe. When they came upon the prison, it seemed like the perfect place to live since it featured large fences and protective walls. However, there were already inmates living there. What is the name of the character that was a former inmate and was on his way to be completely accepted by the group?
who is this leader?
When Rick Grimes and his group made their way into the prison, it was no easy feat. They needed to clear out the yard from walkers, secure the gates and make their way into the dark hallways within the prison. Yet, their biggest difficulty was when they realized that there were still inmates living inside of the prison and not all of them were friendly. What is the name of the character that seemed like the leader of the inmates at the prison?
Who was the leader of Woodbury?
When Andrea became separated from the group, it was assumed that she was taken down by walkers. She wound up getting away from Hershel's farm but she didn't make it far. It seemed like she would perish all alone but she was saved by Michonne. The two of them stayed together for quite some time until they were taken to Woodbury and they met its leader. What is the name of the character that was the leader of Woodbury?
Who was the leader of the military of Woodbury?
It became immediately apparent that The Governor was the supreme leader that was holding Woodbury together. He was the one that was making the rules and trying to keep everyone in line. Yet, he wasn't doing it all on his own. He had certain individuals that he trusted to handle certain sectors of his rule of the people and the Woodbury community. What is the name of the character that was the leader of the military of Woodbury?
Who was acting as The Governor’s right-hand man?
While The Governor seemed like he was just keeping Woodbury together in order to create a safe haven for the people within its walls, there was definitely something else that was brewing behind-the-scenes. The Governor had a daughter that had turned into a walker and he kept her tied up because he felt that he could cure her somehow. What is the name of the character that was dealing with the scientific aspects of Woodbury as The Governor’s right-hand man?
Who the leader of the group that entered the prison with his sister?
When Rick Grimes and the rest of his group made their way into the prison, they all agreed that it was the best location that they could use to keep themselves safe. Yet, they all understood that the prison wasn't exactly completely impenetrable. There were a number of open areas that would allow people to get in. What is the name of the character that seemed like the leader of the group that entered the prison with his sister?
Who was Tyrese's sister?
When Tyrese and his sister made it into the prison with their friends, it was apparent that they all weren't on the same page. In fact, Tyrese and his sister had to stop their friends from taking over the prison when they realized that there was a plot underfoot to overpower some of the members of the prison that were actually trying to help them. What is the name of the character that was the sister of Tyrese?
Who is this character?
When The Governor returned to the prison after the fall of Woodbury, he had acquired a whole new group that was willing to take him on as their leader. He convinced them that they needed to attack the prison because the people that lived there would eventually attack them. What is the name of the character that was once with The Governor’s group that attacked the prison but ultimately became part of Rick’s main group of friends?
Who is this heroic character?
As The series progressed, it seemed like there were always new characters being brought into the storyline. Some of these characters were introduced into the series because the show needed new faces to send off so that the main cast of characters could continue to survive. Yet, other characters were introduced to really guide the storyline. What is the name of the character that felt like he was on a mission to save the world by taking a scientist to Washington?
Who claimed that he was a scientist and needed to be taken to Washington?
There seemed to be a recurring theme within the storyline of TWD and that revolved around the fact that people needed to evolve themselves in order to survive the zombie apocalypse. People needed to hone their fighting skills, become skilled with a weapon and really learn how to survive. Yet, not everyone had those same skills. What is the name of the character that claimed that he was a scientist and needed to be taken to Washington?
Who was riding with Abraham?
When The series first introduced Abraham and Eugene, it seemed like a twist in the plot to show that there was a character that could actually heal the world. Yet, the idea that Eugene needed to make it to Washington in order to cure the world of the disease turned out to be false. What is the name of the character that was the only female that was riding with Abraham while taking Eugene to Washington?
Who is this character?
When people started to come to the prison as survivors from Woodbury, it was a huge change to allow a new group to join the rest of the main cast of characters. While there were some people that weren't onboard with newcomers being accepted into the group, there were many others that felt like they needed numbers to survive. What is the name of the character that was all alone before joining Rick and his group and started a romantic relationship with Sasha?
Who is this character?
While it was initially believed that bringing in more people into the prison would be extremely helpful in helping everyone to survive, there was a mysterious illness that also found its way into the prison. With so many people living in such close quarters, it was a perfect condition for a virus to spread. What is the name of the character that was the first to perish at the prison from a mysterious illness that ultimately spread?
What is the name of this character?
The prison seemed like it was the safest place to be for anyone trying to survive the zombie apocalypse. Yet, that wasn't exactly the case since there were so many different factors that caused the downfall of the prison. One of them was the fact that there was a bit of sabotage going on with one of the members within the prison. What is the name of the character that was feeding the walkers at the prison and ultimately terminated her sister?
Who was the leader of the Claimers that took in Daryl?
After the fall of the prison, many of the characters were scattered and became separated from one another. Beth and Daryl found themselves together for a time and it seemed like they really created a strong bond. Yet, Daryl wound up having to join a different group after Beth was taken and he found himself all alone on the road. What is the name of the character that was the leader of the Claimers that took in Daryl?
Who was the leader of the group at Terminus?
While the members of the prison were all scattered after its downfall and setting out to look for one another, people couldn't help but notice all of the signs that led to Terminus. It was coined as a refuge for all and people started to think that it was the best way to reunite with the other people from the prison. What is the name of the character that was the leader of the group at Terminus?
Who was an orderly at Grady Memorial Hospital and a friend of Beth?
When Beth and Daryl found themselves together after the fall of the prison, they were definitely not in the best state to survive the zombie apocalypse all by themselves. During one particularly difficult night, Beth was taken by a mysterious car with a label of Grady Memorial Hospital. While there, Beth formed a friendship with the orderly. What is the name of the character that was an orderly at Grady Memorial Hospital and a friend of Beth?
Who helped Rick and his group on the road and brought them to Alexandria?
When Rick and his group finally reunited with one another and escaped the horrors at Terminus, they found themselves in a difficult situation. They were desperately looking for food, water, and shelter on the road. They didn't seem to have any real set location that they were headed and that's when they came upon an unlikely friend. What is the name of the character that helped Rick and his group on the road and brought them to Alexandria?
Who was the leader of the Alexandria group?
When Aaron first emerged from the woods and introduced himself to Sasha and Maggie, he was met with an extreme amount of hostility. Rick and his group had just made it out of Terminus and their dealings with cannibals didn't exactly make them extremely accepting and open to meeting new strangers. Yet, they did wind up ultimately trusting him and the leader of Alexandria. What is the name of the character that was the leader of the Alexandria group?
Who was Jessie's husband at Alexandria?
When Rick and the rest of his group ultimately made it within the walls of Alexandria, it appeared like a veritable Eden in comparison to how they were living on the road. The community had its own power system and solar grid and seemed almost untouched by the zombie apocalypse. Yet, that didn't mean that it didn't come with its own difficulties. What is the name of the character that was the abusive husband of Jessie at Alexandria?
Who entered Alexandria all alone and had the catchphrase, “Just Survive Somehow”?
When Rick and his group made it within the walls of Alexandria, there was one person that seemed like she could relate to them. There was a member of the Alexandria community that was relatively new since she had found her way to the gates after spending a great deal of time on her own after the passing of her parents. What is the name of the character that entered Alexandria all alone and had the catchphrase, “Just Survive Somehow”?
Who was the leader of the Saviors?
Throughout The TWD storyline, there always seemed to be a new villain that would arise. These villainous characters would drive the storyline of the series and help fans see how people had evolved in the zombie apocalypse in regards to human nature. When the Saviors were introduced, it took quite a bit of time for fans to finally meet their leader. What is the name of the character that was the leader of the Saviors?
Who was the former leader of the Trash People?
When Rick and his group finally made their way to Alexandria, they were surprised to learn that there were other communities that were similar to their own. It seemed like all the other groups of people that they met were much smaller and they were shocked to learn that some communities were actually making deals and trading with one another. What is the name of the character that was the former leader of the Trash People?
Who was the leader of the Hilltop Colony?
When Rick and Daryl started venturing outside of the walls of Alexandria to hunt for supplies and seek out survivors to bring back to the community, they encountered a stranger that ultimately opened their eyes to a much larger world around them. The Hilltop Colony came as a huge surprise to them and it also led to a trade deal that sparked a huge war. What is the name of the character that was the leader of the Hilltop Colony?
Who was it that first told Rick and his group about the people at the Hilltop Colony?
When Rick and Daryl ventured out for supplies and to look for people to bring to Alexandria, they encountered a stranger that appeared to be traveling alone. He bumped into Rick and claimed that he didn't have a camp. Yet, they later found out that he had stolen Rick's keys and later made off with their truck. What is the name of the character that first told Rick and his group about the people at the Hilltop Colony?
Who was formerly a priest and was saved by Rick and his group?
When Rick and his group were making their way through the woods after their escape from Terminus, they found themselves hearing the cries of help from a stranger. A priest was yelling out for help and he seemed terrified to even put down a walker. While it took the group awhile to fully accept him, he is now considered one of Rick's most loyal allies. What is the name of the character that was formerly a priest and was saved by Rick and his group?