They Both Have Evolving Facial Hair
Rick started out as a clean-shaven sheriff’s deputy before growing a hobo beard, shaving it off in Alexandria, and then growing out a respectable scruff. Negan began with the scruff and then shaved it off — with Rick’s razor.
They Both Have A “Daryl”
The difference is that Rick has the real deal. He can steal as much stuff as he’d like, but Dwight will never live up to Daryl.
Both Men Have a Trademark Weapon
After a short absence, Rick got his signature Colt Python back in the Season 7 mid-season finale. Now he’s ready to go head-to-head with Negan and his trademark baseball bat, Lucille.
They Both Have Experience With Adultery
Rick’s wife, Lori, had an affair with his friend Shane when they thought Rick was dead. Then Rick had a flirtatious relationship with Jessie even before he killed her husband. Negan takes things a bit farther with his harem of wives, apparently all taken from the ranks of his Saviors, whether they are already attached or not.
They’re Both Capable Leaders
This one may seem the most obvious, but it’s also the most important. No matter what we may think of Negan, he’s somehow managed to amass a huge following, and he will continue to prove a cunning adversary for Rick.
What else do Negan and Rick have in common? What gives Rick the upper hand?
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