"If Daryl Dixon dies, we riot!" is a popular phrase amongst The Walking Dead fans — and it sounds like the producers for the AMC series listened when they sparred his life on Sunday night's season premiere.
However, we saw him being dragged away by Negan and company, leaving fans worried we could still lose him this season — but actor Norman Reedus exclusively tells In Touch that he has better plans for the character's exit.
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"I'd like him to just walk away into the woods," he says. "He came in that way, I think he should go out that way."
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