It’s a mission that Eugene Porter (Josh McDermitt) claims be in seasons 4 and 5 of The walking dead. When we meet the mule-haired, big-brained survivor, his fellow travelers Abraham Ford (Michael Cudlitz) and Rosita Espinosa (Christian Serratos) escort Eugene to Washington, DC on a classified mission to “wipe out every last one.” death of them. ”
In The walking dead Season 5, Episode 1, “No Sanctuary,” Eugene claims to be a scientist who was part of a “10-person Human Genome Project to Weaponize Disease to Fight Militarized Disease.”
“Pathogenic microorganisms with pathogenic microorganisms. Fire with fire, “said Eugene, claiming to be aware of” all the details behind fail-safe delivery systems to kill every living person on this planet. ” If the group brings him to DC, he can “turn it around” and eradicate the walkers from the planet.
It was during a bus ride to DC in Episode 5 of Season 5, “Self Help,” that Eugene mentions Dr. Ellis: “The smartest man I ever met loved my hair. My former boss, T. Brooks Ellis, the director of the Human Genome Project. He said my hair made me look like, and I quote, ‘a fun guy.’ ”
Except that Eugene is a liar. A well-known liar, Eugene claimed to be a scientist who knew the ins and outs of the epidemic so people would take him to DC, believing that “this place offers the greatest possibility of survival. And I wanted to survive ”.
“I also lied that T. Brooks Ellis loved my hair. I don’t know T. Brooks Ellis, ”Eugene admits. “But I read one of his books, and he seemed like the kind of guy who wouldn’t blink twice in front of a Tennessee top hat. (Aka a mule.)
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