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Who knew the zombie apocalypse would be so sexy?

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24. Nicholas (Michael Traynor)

There is literally not a good thing to say about Nicholas. He is the Anti-Bae.

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23. Sam Anderson (Major Dodson)

It's really a shame both of Jessie's kids were such duds, something that ultimately resulted in her own untimely death. But be honest: You'd rather have both Sam and Jessie dead than still have this little whiner around.

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22. Ron Anderson (Austin Abrams)

Nobody likes a petulant teen, particularly one who doesn't seem to grasp the severity of living during a zombie apocalypse. Good riddance.

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21. Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs)

Carl today is a far cry from the insufferable child of Season 1. However, that's not to say we're exactly Carl fans yet. And watching the 16-year-old Riggs walk around wearing his father's sheriff's hat as though he's still a shy middle schooler makes us extremely uncomfortable. Grow up, dude. If you are old enough to drive a car -- and kill walkers -- you're old enough not to need a security blanket, or in this case, a security hat.

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20. Father Gabriel Stokes (Seth Gilliam)

It's a shame Gabriel is so lame, because he's definitely one of the more attractive survivors. But sadly, that pretty face -- and his recent attempts at redemption -- don't make up for all his previous cowardice.

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19. Milton Mamet (Dallas Roberts)

Milton was a bit of a coward (so not hot), but he eventually stood up to the Governor and tried to do the right thing (admirably hot).

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18. Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker)

Merle started off as the show's most despicable survivor. He was a racist drug addict with a bad track record, yet he also found redemption by freeing Michonne. It seems there really is good in everyone.

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17. Bob Stookey (Lawrence Gilliard Jr.)

Bob would do anything to protect his friends and his romance with Sasha was pretty sweet. But let's be honest, the fact that Gilliard Jr. also played D'Angelo Barksdale on The Wire is the most bae thing about Bob.

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16. Noah (Tyler James Williams)

Noah wanted so badly to be useful. He went on supply runs, he wanted to learn architecture to help rebuild the world, he tried to lead the gang to sanctuary. Unfortunately, walkers ripped Noah apart before we loved him enough for his death to rip our hearts out.

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15. The Governor (David Morrissey)

Maybe it's the eyepatch, maybe it's his psychopathic tendencies, but there's something darkly appealing about the Governor. He's completely insane and totally evil, but he had more than enough charisma to keep us intrigued (and to keep the Woodbury community under his thumb).

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14. Hershel Greene (Scott Wilson)

Hershel was probably the best person on this show. He was always willing to put others' needs before his own and demonstrated a generosity no one else could match. If Hershel was just a few decades younger, he'd be a total bae.

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13. Spencer Monroe (Austin Nichols)

We'll admit Spencer is a bit of a tool and a total idiot, but damn, the boy is fiiiiiine! We're not saying we want him to put a ring on it. We just wouldn't mind spending seven minutes in heaven with this beautiful jerk.

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12. Heath (Corey Hawkins)

Heath is still finding his sea legs when it comes to the zombie-infested world, but he's taking to it better than expected. He's determined, loyal and incredibly intelligent, and if Heath lives long enough to become a more adept survivor, we can totally imagine swooning for him a bit more. Though, the fact he signed on to star in another series makes that increasingly unlikely.

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11. Dale Horvath (Jeffrey DeMunn)

Dale had the old man look down pat, from the bucket hat to the Hawaiian shirt to the RV. He was a simple man with simple morals and we wish we had someone like Dale in our lives to listen to all our grievances.

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10. Morgan Jones (Lennie James)

Morgan was our first real teacher regarding the world and rules of The Walking Dead. And you know what they say: You never forget your first.

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9. Eugene Porter (Josh McDermitt)

Eugene doesn't exactly look like a typical bae, but we can't help but fall under the spell of his awkward charm.

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8. Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln)

Rick always has the best intentions, but at times he can be a little much. Just lighten up a little, dude! Smile once in a while and maybe we'd consider grabbing a drink sometime.

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7. Aaron (Ross Rarquand)

He's cute, he's trustworthy, he gets along with Daryl -- what more do we need?

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6. T-Dog (Irone Singleton)

There's nothing sexier than a good sense of humor. And even in the face of so much horror, T-Dog always knew how to make us smile.

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5. Tyreese Williams (Chad L. Coleman)

We will never stop missing Tyreese. He was a sexy badass whose biggest flaw is that he loved too much. Rest in peace, baby.

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4. Abraham Ford (Michael Cudlitz)

Abraham might have a bit of a temper, but he's also one of the sweetest members of Rick's gang. He's humble and loyal, but can take down a herd of walkers with aplomb. What's not to love, really?

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3. Shane Walsh (Jon Bernthal)

Sure, Shane was a terrible friend who did a lot of bad things, but he was also super hot. And you know what? We always understood where he was coming from. Shane was a desperate man who just wanted respect, and we only wish we could give him the love he wanted from Lori.

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2. Glenn Rhee (Steven Yeun)

Glenn's got the looks, the smarts, the charm and always manages to do the right thing. In short, he's the total package.

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1. Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus)

Watching Daryl grow from questionable drifter into the selfless, protective and completely badass man he is today has been the best part of the series. And not only is Daryl exactly who you would want by your side during a zombie apocalypse, he's also who you would want to take you out for a romantic date night.