The Walking Dead spinoff, "The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon," portrays Daryl as a potential villain. Despite being viewed as a hero by long-term viewers, his hostile nature and willingness to do bad things for the right reasons make him seem like a villain to strangers in the show's universe. Daryl's actions often backfire, putting others in danger. In the spinoff, he is tasked with protecting a special young boy, but his presence only brings more danger and complications. Other characters, such as Isabelle, are more capable and would have been better off without Daryl's help. The article suggests that Daryl's good intentions often lead to bad results, making him the spinoff's biggest villain.