The Walking Dead’s Wounded Warrior: Melissa McBride on the Rise of Carol

March 9, 2015 2:42 PM

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Melissa McBride doesn’t think of Carol Peletier as a badass. Sure, her character escaped the tyrannical grip of an abusive husband to become one of The Walking Dead’s toughest warriors. And sure, she’s done gruesome, necessary tasks like capping a little girl in the head, singlehandedly blowing up a cannibal safe haven and threatening to have a nosy young boy eaten alive by walkers. She is cunning, calculating, and deadly—but “badass”? Nah.

“You’ll be outside the walls. Far, far away, tied to a tree, and you’ll scream and scream because you’ll be so afraid,” Carol tells the terrified boy, named Sam, in Sunday’s episode. “No one will come to help because no one will hear you. Well, something will hear you. The monsters will come. The on...

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