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  Larry
SFH Larry Farm
Actor Terence McGovern
Gender Male
Hair Grey
Age Late 50's
Occupation Military Base Job (Pre-Apocalypse)
Family Lilly - Daughter
(Unnamed) - Wife (Deceased)
First Appearance "A New Day"
Last Appearance "Starved For Help"
Death Episode "Starved For Help"
Death Head crushed with salt lick by Kenny.
Cause of Death Heart attack/Possible reanimation.
Status Dead
Series lifespan "A New Day" to "Starved For Help"
Ethnicity Caucasian-American
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Larry's head is crushed with a salt lick by Kenny.
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"I know who you are, and I don't give a shit about what happens to you, but if anything happens to my daughter or that little girl you got with you, you watch your ass!"
—Larry to Lee.[src]

Larry is an original character who first appeared in Telltale Games' The Walking Dead: Season One. Though he cares about the safety of his daughter and generally has good intentions, his loud, cantankerous and judgmental attitude causes him to be a thorn in the side of most of the group.

Pre-ApocalypseEdit

Location UnknownEdit

All that is known about Larry is that he was a retired army commander that had a history of heart problems. Larry married a woman and together they had a daughter, Lilly, who is also a survivor of the apocalypse. According to Lilly, Larry went through a great deal of suffering and loss during his life, including coping with the loss of his wife, keeping his wedding band in his pocket at all times to remember his late wife.

His losses hardened him and caused him to become immensely harsh and judgmental towards life and anyone whom he thinks might threaten Lilly and his own welfare as he only has her to protect and live for. He also knows the story behind Lee Everett and his troubled past, causing an antagonistic relationship between the two as Larry thought Lee's status as a convicted murderer spelled danger for his daughter and their group.

Post-ApocalypseEdit

Season 1Edit

"A New Day"Edit

Larry was a survivor encountered by Lee. Along with Lilly and the other survivors, he was seen holed up in a rundown drug store that was owned by Lee's family. When Lee, Clementine, Kenny, Katjaa, and Duck arrive at the drugstore, Larry thinks Duck is bitten since a walker attacked the boy and covered him in blood. Lee will then have to decide whether to side with Larry or Kenny. After raging over whether Duck was bitten or not, Larry drops to the floor due to his stress provoking his heart problems. Lee and the group work to get nitroglycerin pills to help Larry's condition. Later during the escape and after you have to choose between Carley or Doug, he punches Lee out and attempts to leave him behind. However, Lee is saved by Kenny. He is later seen at the motel and confronts Lee. Larry reveals that he knows about Lee's past and threatens that if anything happens to Lilly or Clementine, he would tell everyone about Lee's secret.

"Starved For Help"Edit

Larry is first seen at the Motor Inn along with the other survivors. When Lee, Kenny, and Mark bring back Ben Paul and Travis/David Parker, he is furious as there are now more mouths to feed. Lee has the option to give him food, which is considered a "tough choice" by the game. Lee can also give his axe to Larry to help with the makeshift wall. Doing so will make Larry help save Lee when he is attacked by a reanimated Travis/David, but only if Lee saved Doug in Episode 1. If Lee saved Carley, she will shoot the walker instead, regardless of who Lee gives the axe to.

Later, he is seen at the St. John's Dairy Farm along with the others. He tells Lee and Lilly to lighten up and give the St. Johns a chance, too concerned about his hunger to worry about anything else. His attitude is considerably lighter when he is on the farm, claiming the change in scenery helps. He takes particular interest in Brenda St. John, flirting with her, and sticking up for her when Lee accuses her of cannibalism. When this accusation is proved true, he is put in a meat locker with Kenny, Lee, Clementine, and Lilly. Inside he starts yelling at the St. Johns and banging on the door furiously. Although Lilly pleads for him to stop, he refuses and his increasing stress causes a heart attack. When he stops breathing, Lilly tries to perform CPR to save him. However, Kenny is convinced he is dead and wants to kill him to prevent him from reanimating. Lee then decides who to help. Either way, Kenny picks up a salt lick and drops it on his head, killing him. It can be seen briefly before the salt lick is dropped on Larry's head that Larry slightly moves his mouth. However, it isn't clear if the CPR worked or if Larry was on the verge of reanimating. Regardless, Kenny kills Larry with the salt lick. When the group cannot find a way out of the locker, Lee searches Larry's corpse for coins, and can find his wife's wedding ring in the process. Lee uses the coins to unscrew an air conditioner, allowing Clementine to go through the air-vent and unlock the door from the other side. Larry's body is left behind when the survivors leave the dairy, possibly by the oncoming walkers.

"Long Road Ahead"Edit

Lee reminds Kenny that they/he killed Larry and that it will cause a problem with Lilly. If Lee confesses his past to Kenny, depending on his choice of words, Kenny may mention that he just "smashed a guy's head in with a 50 pound block of salt", clearly referring to Larry.

"No Time Left"Edit

Kenny mentions that the fact that they are trapped in an attic with a bitten person is similar to the situation with Larry. Christa then questions who Larry is and Kenny tells her it don't matter. Later, if Lee helped Kenny kill Larry, Kenny will recall the incident with further detail and explain Larry's heart attack. Christa asks, "Larry didn't make it out did he?" and Kenny responds with, "But we did." If Lee says he didn't hurt anyone, The Stranger will recall how he held Lilly back while Kenny smashed his head, referring to Larry if Lee helped Kenny kill Larry.

Season 2Edit

"A House Divided"Edit

While Alvin and Clementine talk about Nick, Alvin asks Clementine if she knows anyone who did "something like that". Clementine has option to tell Alvin how Lilly's father, Larry, died and then "she shot another woman/guy".

"No Going Back"

In the dream sequence, Clem and Lee discuss Lilly's anger. Clem has the option of saying that she was angry over her father's death.

DeathEdit

Killed ByEdit

  • Heart Attack

After suffering a heart attack, Lilly tries to save him, but Kenny believes that he is dead and his brain must be destroyed to prevent him from coming back as a walker and devouring them.

  • Kenny (Assumed Before Reanimation)

Lee then has to decide who to help. Either way, Kenny picks up a salt lick and drops it on his head, destroying his brain.

  • Lee Everett (Caused, Assumed Before Reanimation, Determinant)

If Lee helps Kenny, he assists him in destroying Larry's brain by preventing Lilly from giving CPR to her father, if he doesn't, he helps Lilly by giving Larry CPR. As Lee gives Larry CPR, Kenny can be heard criticizing Lee before dropping the salt lick on Larry's head.

Killed VictimsEdit

This list shows the victims Larry has killed:

RelationshipsEdit

Lilly

"I don't see any of you stepping up to make the hard decisions! My girl's got more balls than all of you combined!"
—Larry about Lilly.[src]

Lilly is Larry's daughter, the only thing left in the world that he cares about. His sole motivation is to keep himself and Lilly safe: he will always support her in group disagreements and puts her before anyone else in a group. Lily is fiercely loyal to Larry. She admits that he has a short temper, and can be difficult to deal with, but says that this comes from a lot of pain in Larry's past, and that underneath that, he's a good man, trying to keep her safe. The two do not always agree, or even get along with each other, but even when they're fighting, Lilly and Larry will present a united front to others. Larry is one of Lilly's greatest sources of support and of stress, since she constantly worries about his heart condition, and Larry seems incapable of remaining calm during some situations.

At the St. John's Dairy Farm, these two mostly kept to themselves during the time before dinner, as they were seen alone near a gazebo. After the events at dinner and being locked in the meat locker, Lilly desperately attempts, to no avail, to keep Larry from acting up and pounding on the door. Larry has a heart attack and passes out the on the floor. She acts in desperation and begins CPR. After Kenny smashes his head in with a salt lick, she goes into a state of depression and begins to develop a hatred towards Kenny.

Lee Everett

"You must really hate me... but guess what? You're stuck with me. I plan to be around LONG after you're gone and if you turn...I'll be the one to put the axe through your skull."
—Larry to Lee.[src]

Lee and Larry weren't friends at all and Larry showed extreme distrust towards Lee. At one point, Larry punched Lee in the face and left him for dead, although Kenny intervened and helped him. Lee either tries to get along with Larry, giving him the benefit of the doubt, or simply tries to not talk to him, depending on the player's actions. However, Lee never showed any real hatred towards Larry, although Lee can either tell him he isn't worth the energy to hate or that he is not his enemy, which Larry refused to believe. Lee also has the option to trick Larry into eating the human meat he was served even after trying to warn everyone. Lee has to decide whether or not to help Kenny kill Larry during the events in the meat locker at the St. John dairy. This goes on to affect his relationship with Larry's daughter, Lilly, greatly.

Clementine

"I know who you are, and I don't give a shit about what happens to you, but if anything happens to my daughter or that little girl you got with you, you watch your ass!"
—Larry to Lee.[src]

Although they are not seen interacting much, Larry and Clementine seemed to have a neutral relationship. At the motor inn, Larry warns Lee to be careful of him if anything happens to Clementine, showing that he cared for Clementine's well-being. Despite Larry's harsh and judgmental attitude, Clementine doesn't seem to dislike or hate him. After Larry's head was smashed in by Kenny, Clementine was saddened of his death and cried.

Kenny

"Over my dead body."
—Kenny threatening Larry, who intends to kill Duck before he reanimates.[src]

Larry and Kenny weren't friends at all. Kenny showed hatred towards Larry when he thought that Duck was bitten and wants to throw him out. In Episode 2, Kenny frequently argues with Lilly, saying that they she is not their leader. Larry stands up for his daughter, and gets into arguments with Kenny as well. During the events in the meat locker at the St. John dairy, Larry gets a heart attack. Kenny tells Lilly that he too wishes to save Larry, but says that he can't be saved and he must be stopped from reanimating. Eventually, Kenny crushes his head with a salt lick, and later tells Lee that he didn't enjoy what he did to Larry, and tells him that he did that for the safety of the group. 

Carley

"We almost died because of this bitch and her itchy triggerfinger."
—Larry about Carley.[src]

Along with most of the group, Carley showed a strong dislike for Larry. After Carley shot a walker attacking Lee, the gunshot attracted walkers to the pharmacy. Larry scolded Carley for nearly killing them all after the walkers leave. In episode 2, Carley suggests that Lee give Larry food just to get in good with Lilly, and says that Larry can be a " real dick " sometimes.

Doug

"He's kind of a dick. Pardon my French."
—Doug to Lee, about Larry while outside the drugstore.[src]

Along with most of the group, Doug showed a strong dislike for Larry. Larry seemed to hate Doug, backed up by him walking straight into Doug in Starved For Help. When Lee gives Doug some food, he declined and Larry shows up, calling him "Dough-boy", telling Lee to give him the food, but Lee refuses, saying he decides who gets the food, which causes Larry to angrily tell him to "decide smart."

Mark

"What do you want? A handout? Oh, I've got 60 cents in my pocket, if you'd shut up and quit being such a pansy!"
—Larry to Mark, while working on the fence.[src]

Larry treats Mark in the same aggressive manner that he treats most of the people in the group. Mark thinks Larry is a little harsh in how he acts, and thinks worse of him depending on what Lee says. However, Mark will always try to get along with him and slightly criticizes Lee if he makes no effort to get along with Larry. After finding out that Mark's legs were chopped off by the St. Johns, Larry was horrified by what happened to Mark.

Katjaa

"Kenny! Stop him!"
—Katjaa to Kenny about Larry.[src]

Despite Larry wanting to throw her son out of the pharmacy in Episode 1 in belief that he was bitten, Katjaa doesn't seem to harbor any ill feelings towards him. Katjaa and Larry seemed to be on neutral terms and weren't seen interacting much. Larry probably tolerated Katjaa the easiest due to her usefulness and neutrality.

Duck

"He's covered in muck! She'll find the bite. WATCH. And if she does? The first thing he'll do is sink his teeth into his mom's face. Then, once she's dead, he'll probably pounce on your little girl. She'll turn fast. Then, there'll be three."
—Larry to Kenny and Lee about Duck.[src]

When Larry sees Duck covered in blood, he assumes that Duck was bitten and must be thrown out of the pharmacy for the walkers, saying that he'll turn and kill all of them. Depending on your choices, Larry may show remorse over what he said when Katjaa discovers that Duck wasn't bitten at all. The two never interact for the rest of the game, but it can be assumed that Duck disliked Larry and avoided him for most the time.

Ben Paul

"But nothing! She's making the smart choice. Those parasites you guys brought back need to go!"
—Larry to Mark and Lee, saying that Lilly is right in kicking Ben and David/Travis out of the group.

For the short while Ben knew Larry, he was scared of him because of how vulgar he was, and selfish. Larry wanted Ben and David/Travis to be kicked out of the group and leave because they would just be more mouths to feed.

Brenda St. John

"So, how does a woman like you run a dairy farm by yourself?"
—Larry to Brenda.[src]

Larry was seen flirting with Brenda and he seemed to be fond of her. Brenda seemed to like him as well, calling him a big old sweetheart and telling Lee to be more understanding towards him as the apocalypse can bring out the worst in people. When they are having dinner, Lee discovers that the family are cannibals and attempts to warn the group. Larry scolds him for being so rude, but when he discovers that Lee is telling the truth, he immediately loses any feelings he had for her and is sickened by her actions.


AppearancesEdit

Video GameEdit

Season 1Edit


TriviaEdit

  • Larry has Ischaemic Heart Disease which requires him to take nitroglycerin tablets.
  • In "Starved For Help", Lee has to decide who to give food to. 42% of players choose to feed Larry. The fourth most out of every character, only behind Clementine, Duck and Mark. [1]
    • Ironically, he and Mark get killed off during Starved for Help.
  • In Episode 2, Larry carries two Georgia quarters and a dime in his pocket and is shown to still carry his wallet and his wife's wedding ring.
  • Larry's death is ironic, for numerous reasons:
    • In "A New Day", he voted that they must smash Duck's head in. Later in Episode 2, Larry gets his head crushed.
    • At the beginning of episode 2, Mark states that he "wouldn't want to be stuck in a room with him." This foreshadows the event where Lee, Clementine, Lilly, Kenny, and Larry are all locked in a meat locker.
    • He states moments before he dies that Lee is "stuck with him", and that he plans to be around long after Lee dies.
  • Both Larry and his daughter betray Lee by some means.
    • Larry will ungratefully attempt to leave Lee behind in the drugstore (regardless of who he sides with in the argument before his heart attack) when walkers break into the drugstore, despite Lee saving him by obtaining his medicine.
  • Despite being the oldest member of the original Macon survivors by nearly 20 years, Larry is shown to be the strongest survivor in the group, being able to knock both Lee and Kenny to the ground with only one punch.
    • His strength is also shown during Jolene's video diary at the end of Episode 2, when he and Mark are seen moving a couch. Mark struggles and then drops his side while Larry seems to easily hold on to his end.
  • If Lee tries to revive him, Larry's mouth can be seen moving before Kenny drops the salt lick on his head; however, it is not made clear if this means that he was still alive at that time or that he was beginning to reanimate.
  • Larry is the first human antagonist that Lee encounters in Season 1, even though he is a member of the group.
  • Larry is one of the survivors whom Lee can choose to give the rations to. Depending on the type of ration that he gives, he responds differently.
    • If Lee chooses to give him an apple, he tells him that he hopes that doesn't make them friends.
    • If Lee gives him the cheese and crackers, he'll tell him that he should shove it up his ass, but he is too hungry.
    • If Lee gives him the beef jerky, he'll say that Lilly needs to stop worrying about him.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Playing Dead: Episode 5 IGN (August 23, 2012)
Video Game Characters
Everett Family LeeB.
Clementine's Family ClementineDianaEd
Suburban Georgia AndreChet
Greene Family HershelShawn
Kenny's Family KennyKatjaaKenny Jr.
Macon LillyGlennCarleyDougLarryBeatriceIreneMark
Stone Mountain School BenTravisDavid
St. John's Dairy Farm TerryAndrewDannyBrenda
Save-Lots Bandits DanielleGaryDrewLindaJolene
The Railroad ChristaOmidCharles
Savannah MollyCliveJoyceAnnaBoydStrangerVernonBrie
Prison Bus VinceJustinDannyBennettClydeJerryMarcus
Rural Road RussellWyattEddieNate
Pitstop Outskirts BonnieLelandDee
Gil's Pitstop ShelBeccaRobertoWaltRomanMichelleStephanieJean
Forest Scavengers VictorRalphWinston
The Cabin LukeRebeccaSarahNickCarlosAlvinPeter
Moonstar Lodge SaritaWalterMatthew
Howe's Hardware MikeTaviaLowellTylerVeraTishaJaneHankTroy
WilliamReggieJohnny
Russian Group ArvoBurickoNatashaVitali
Animals MaybelleSamWalter
Walkers JonBethCrawfordLoganJeffFivelSandraTess
Alive characters appear in green. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Unknown characters appear in blue. Undead characters appear in grey and italics. Determinant characters appear in purple. With italics, determinant characters either die or turn undead. Without italics, determinant characters either die, stay alive or are left with unknown status.

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  • Opinions about Larry

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    • well i dont fucking see a pale skin so if u cpr that bitch he moved his mothefuckin mouth so for me he was alive then kenny fucked his head up
    • Decade45 wrote:Once a racist. Always a racist. Lee: Larry's own personal troll.
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    • KickPrevails wrote: Well, I'm not gonna kill a man just because he may get in tussles from time to time. His intentions are clearly to focus...
    • Does everyone else who didn't kill Larry thought the same way?

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