Tarman is the secondary antagonist in The Return of the Living Dead and a minor antagonist in The Return of the Living Dead 2. He is named after his notably mutated form and is considered one of the more powerful zombies in the franchise.


Tarman is a zombie that was awakened by Freddy in a barrel container called the Toxin Barrel from the people know for the Pentagon to not let zombies out like this one for example but the people accidentally released him and now he was in a rampage in the building and was the cause for the toxin smoke to be out reviving every thing even a cadaver to life but Tarman faced his last life when his head was chopped off and died. The town was later nuked so the world shall never be infected ever again.