Lou is a character first introduced in Season 4 of AMC's The Walking Dead, in the episode "Claimed". Lou is first seen inside the house that Rick, Carl and Michonne have been staying in with the group he is with. He is encountered by Rick as he tries to find a way out of the house without being seen, as Rick has a close call he hides in the bathroom as Lou is sitting on the toilet seat, Rick hits Lou in the stomach with the trophy and then struggles with Rick as he begins to choke him. Lou tries to reach for a pair of scissors that are lying on a countertop to defend himself, but he ultimately ends up dying. Shortly after, Lou reanimates as a zombie and can be heard attacking the other members of his group who are in the house.

Lou is mentioned by Joe as he talks to Daryl, telling him that their group has been tracking down a "walking piece of fecal matter" (Rick) who was responsible for killing Lou and leaving him to turn.

Episode Appearances

Season 4

  • 4x11: "Claimed" (No Lines)


  • Lou is the first member of his group to die and the only one to have no speaking lines, as well as the only one to reanimate.
    • He is also the first member of his group to be killed by Rick Grimes, the second being Joe, and the third being Dan.


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