"Wouldn't stay if you begged me."
—Justin to Rick after he is threatened and exiled[src]

Justin is an antagonist and a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's The Walking Dead. He is a member of the Saviors. He serves as the primary antagonist of the episode "The Bridge".

Personality

Justin is brutish and lazy, often slacking off on his duties with little regard for how it might affect others. He is also shown to be greedy and a bully, shoving Henry to the ground when the boy tried to stop him drinking more than his fair share of water. He is described by Rick as a trouble maker that always blames other people for his actions.

It is also revealed that Justin, while under Simon's leadership, was a cruel killer, as he is revealed to have murdered Beatrice's husband following the failed rebellion initiated by the Oceanside group. This action, however, would eventually cost Justin his life.

Pre-Apocalypse

Location Unknown

Nothing is known about Justin's life prior to or as the outbreak began. He may lived somewhere in or near Washington, D.C..

Post-Apocalypse

At some point in the apocalypse, Justin somehow came into contact with a group called "The Saviors" which he subsequently joined. Justin was part of the attack on Oceanside led by Simon and personally killed Beatrice's husband.

Season 9

"A New Beginning"

At the Sanctuary, Justin and Arat are trying to use a walker as a scarecrow, like they used to do, under the pretense to scare off the crows, but Daryl puts it down.

When Rick and the group arrive to deliver supplies, Michonne points out graffiti that proclaims "We are still Negan" and Daryl orders Justin to clean it up, to his annoyance.

"The Bridge"

While working on the bridge, Henry arrives to give water to the workes. Justin shoves him down for not giving him extra water and starts drinking from the jug. Henry gets angry and knocks him down with his stick. Jed sees this and mocks Justin, before helping him get up.

A furious Justin gets up to retaliate, but Daryl stops him, saying that the kid's just doing his job. Justin swings at him and Daryl punches him in the face. They start fighting.

Rick arrives and stops them. He tells everyone to go back to work.

Later on, Justin tries to explain to Carol in the main tent when Daryl angrily goes to confront him as to why the second siren wasn't sounded. Justin claims the radio wasn’t charged and Daryl leaps at him, punching him repeatedly with a frying pan. Carol begs for him to stop as the rest of the camp watches.

At night, Justin talks to Rick and tells him he needs to keep his "dog" on a leash, in reference to Daryl. Rick approaches and tells him he knows his type, the one that like to blame others for his problems. Rick tells Justin to takes his things and leave and if he sees him again, a couple of stitches won't fix what he would do to him. Justin retorts that he wouldn't stay if Rick begged him to and says he will not wait until morning to leave.

In the woods, Justin walks down drinking the last of his hooch when he hears something rustling in the bushes. He takes out a machete, then lowers it as he recognizes the person approaching. Suddenly, he gets violently pulled aside.

"Warning Signs"

A dead Justin is fed upon on a field by several walkers before they are drawn off by a nearby noise. Justin reanimates moments later and wanders off.

The next morning, a zombified Justin is found by Maggie Rhee and Kal on their way to the Sanctuary and is put down. His body is brought to the camp, causing tension between the various communities.

In the night, Beatrice admits to Daryl and Maggie that she killed Justin with her spear gun as he had murdered her husband.

Death

Killed By
  • Simon (Indirectly Caused)
  • Himself (Indirectly Caused)
  • Maggie Rhee (Indirectly Caused)

Following Maggie's execution of Gregory, the Oceanside community became inspired and went after the Saviors who on Simon's orders executed all of the men and children from their group, among them Justin.

As Justin is walking in the woods, he is captured and is shot in the chest with an spear gun by Beatrice, as revenge for killing her husband.

After being fed upon by several walkers on a field, Justin reanimates and makes his way to a road where he is found the next morning by Maggie and Kal, who proceed to put him down.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims Justin has killed:

  • Beatrice's husband
  • Cyndie's mother (Alongside his fellow Saviors)
  • Himself (Indirectly Caused)
  • Numerous male Oceanside survivors above the age of ten (Alongside fellow Saviors)
  • Numerous counts of zombies and unnamed people.

Relationships

Daryl Dixon

Daryl and Justin have an extremely negative relationship.

Daryl and Justin first interact, when Daryl, the new leader of the Sanctuary after the war with Negan and the Saviors, orders Justin to clean up a recent graffiti that has been written by an unnamed Savior.

In "The Bridge", when Justin pushes Henry after the latter refuses to give him more water to drink, Daryl demands Justin to stop, stating that Henry is just a kid who's doing his job, but Justin reminds him that he's not in charge of the Saviors anymore, so he can't give him orders. As a result a fight begins between the two men. Rick sees the fight and puts an end to it. Later, Daryl angrily goes to confront Justin on why the second siren wasn't sounded. Justin claims the radio wasn't charged and Daryl leaps at him, punching him repeatedly and hitting him with a frying pan. Carol begs for him to stop as the rest of the camp watches. Daryl remarks that it's the only way to deal with "these assholes" before walking off.

Rick Grimes

Rick and Justin have a bad relationship.

Justin tells Rick that he should give Daryl a lesson for almost killing him a few hours earlier. However, Rick states that he knows what kind of man Justin is and orders him to pack up his stuff and leave the camp by the morning and threatens to kill him if he doesn't.

Jed

Justin and Jed seem to have been friends. When Henry knocked Justin down, Jed mocked him but was quick to help Justin back on his feet and also had his back during his fight with Daryl, preventing Aaron from intervening. Like most Saviors, Jed is outraged to discover Justin dead, becoming even more antagonistic to the other communities as a result.

Appearances

TV Series

Season 9

Trivia

  • Justin is the first named member of the Saviors to die following the timeskip.
  • While Justin was not introduced until Season 9, his character was present for the All Out War and had been part of the Saviors since before Season 6, as it was revealed he was part of Simon's crew to attack Oceanside.
TV Series Characters
Grimes Family JudithR.J.RickCarlLori
King County LambertPaulaShaneLeonMr. SiggardMrs. Siggard
Jones Family MorganJennyDuane
Atlanta Camp CarolDarylMoralesGlennAndreaMerleTheodoreMirandaLouisElizaDaleSophiaJacquiAmyEdJim
Nursing Home MiguelFelipeJorgeGuillermoGilbert
Jenner Family EdwinCandace
Greene Farm MaggieBethHershelPatriciaJimmyAnnetteShawnArnoldOtisJosephine
The Living NateRandallSeanTonyDave
Michonne's Group MichonneMikeTerryAndre
The Prison AxelOscarAndrewTomasBig Tiny
Woodbury JeanetteMrs. RichardsMcLeodPhilipCaesarShumpertJacobsonMr. RichardsOwenErynKarenGregMiltonStevensRowanEileenFosterBettyNoahPaulJodyRichardHaleyPennyWarrenMichaelGargulioCrowleyTimEmily
Tyreese's Group SashaTyreeseAllenBenDonna
Military Personnel WellesWilsonBradySeanFranklinCallaway
Prison Newcomers BobLizzieMikaLukeMollyJulioHenryNorisCalebDavidRyanCharlieChloePatrickZach
Chambler Family TaraLillyMeghanDavid
Martinez's Group HowardMitchAlishaPete
Post-Prison Survivors EugeneRositaGabrielAbrahamEllenA.J.Becca
The Claimers DanBillyHarleyTonyJoeLenLou
Terminus MartinGregTheresaGarethAlbertMikeMaryAlex
Grady Memorial Hospital StevenTanakaAlvaradoAmandaBelloLicariPercyMcGinleyFrancoNoahDawnO'DonnellBobJeffriesGormanJoanGavinHanson
Alexandria Safe-Zone AaronEnidBarbaraScottRobinsonNoraHeathBobBruceTobinKent AnnaMikeyFrancineSpencerOliviaDeniseDeannaRonJessieSamDavidBetsyNicholasTommyAnnieWillSturgessBarnesRichardsHollyMichaelStacySamanthaJefferyBobbyNatalieErinShellyDineshO'HaraCharlyneDanAdrianParkCarterPeteRegAidenEric
The Wolves OwenAphid
The Saviors NeganLauraAldenGracieD.J.SherryDwightAmberTanyaFrankieMarkGinaPotterJoséBrookeMelJohnRegina JedNorrisArat JustinSimonDukeLanceGaryReillyJaredEvanKatyKenoDerekDeanGavinGomezPaulieDukeZiaLeoYagoJoeyGuntherRudyToddDinoHuckWadeCamNelsonMaraGordonRoyDavidEmmettIsabelleJosephChrisGeorgeNeilRomanMilesJiroPrimoPaulaMichelleMollyDonnieGabeTimmyTina
Hilltop Colony PaulBertieKalEduardoOscarMarcoTammyEarlHershelGageAddyRodneyGregoryKennethCraigCrystalWesleyHarlanNeilFreddieAndyEthan
The Kingdom EzekielJerryDianneHenryNabilaJennyDanaKevinKurtAlvaroDanielColtonRichardBenjamin
Oceanside RachelCyndieBeatriceKathyNatania
The Scavengers AnneTamielBrionFarronWinslow
Georgie's Group HildaMidgeGeorgie
Magna's Group MagnaLukeConnieKellyYumikoBernie
The Whisperers AlphaLydiaBeta
Miscellaneous Survivors SiddiqWilhelmEastmanSamChristopherAnaClara
Animals DogNellyShivaTabithaButtonsDukeFlameViolet
Walkers CarlaDellyJoe Sr.BillTonyNickErinDougLouiseWayneHannahSummerEddie
Alive characters appear in green. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Unknown characters appear in blue. Undead characters appear in grey and italics.

Start a Discussion Discussions about Justin (TV Series)

  • [SPOILERS S9E2] Who's killing the Saviours?

    26 messages
    • Would have loved to see what would have happend had Rick and Carol come across Cyndie and company as opposed to Maggie and Daryl!
    • One Tara Down, One Tara To Go. RIP Bizzarro Tara
  • Justin is Dead

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    • Then you gotta get your OCD in check. I know Justin is dead, he is listed dead on my user page. It's fine, just wait until 9x03. No big de...
    • :) No harm in waiting. It was weird to see you confirm 6 saviors death but not this one. I doubt he'll be the last Savior to die bef...