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First look of Merle Dixon from The Walking Dead

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Twd S3 Merle Dixon First Look

Look who’s back!

The last time fans of The Walking Dead saw Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker), he was abandoned on a rooftop in season one. Is the ol’ boy dead? Lost? Somewhere in the middle?

Finally, AMC gave us an answer today: Rooker will reprise the role for season three!

Here’s a first look at the character, and he looks to be sporting a new, um, appendage:

Twd S3 Merle Dixon First Look

The Walking Dead returns in October.

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