Top 10 Differences Between the The Walking Dead Comic and TV Show

  • Published on Mar 13, 2017
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    What are the differences between the walking dead tv show and the comic book? How much does the TV show change? There are lots of new and original characters in the tv series, and a lot of the best and worst moments from the comic don't happen on screen. With all the changes made in the tv show, it was hard to nail down just 10, so join WatchMojo as we count down our picks for the biggest changes between the Walking Dead show and comics.
    00:46 #10. The CDC Ending of Season One
    01:26 #9. Sophia’s Fate
    02:01 #8. Tyreese’s Death
    02:34 #7. Lori’s Death
    03:11 #6. Hershel’s Farm
    03:46 #5. Rick and Michonne Instead of Rick and Andrea
    04:21 #4. Abraham’s Death
    04:59 #3, #2 & #1: ????
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  •  10 months ago +35

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    • Blake McVay
      Blake McVay 8 months ago +2

      Do the top 10 Walking Dead episodes

  • 콜라거북이
    콜라거북이 Day ago

    Rick's hand lol ㅋㅋㅋ

  • MikeTheAvocado 651
    MikeTheAvocado 651 5 days ago

    I'm probably gonna get hate for this but I don't ship Richonne. I love both characters, but to me they have a better relationship as close friends be4 they were romantic. Plus on the previous episode, No Way Out, Jesse Ricks crush/love Intereste just died. I no it was weeks for the shows time jump, but for the audience it was only one week.

  • Pixelated Domi
    Pixelated Domi 13 days ago

    Why did u had to put hershel death ?!! That was so sad

  • Pixelated Domi
    Pixelated Domi 13 days ago

    I cant believe that Daryl isnt in the comics

  • Dragon Fire
    Dragon Fire Month ago

    6:13 thought snot bubble tho 🤧😂

    LATERALeaF Month ago

    1:26 isn’t that the name of the episode where negan killed Abraham and glenn

  • Tsotso Donchev
    Tsotso Donchev Month ago

    #1 The death of Carl

  • Bass1
    Bass1 Month ago

    Loris Death was not sad in show but ricks reaction was heartbreaking. I hated Lori with a passion but seeing rick like that was super sad

  • Gracie H
    Gracie H Month ago

    Rip Carl 😞

  • th copy right king
    th copy right king 2 months ago

    Rip tyreese

  • The Gamer King
    The Gamer King 2 months ago

    A place were Daryl does not exist is one I don't want to live in

  • Juan Pablo Torres
    Juan Pablo Torres 3 months ago

    Lori's death in the comic is better, including Judith's death that would have extremely shocking in the show

  • Original Witch
    Original Witch 3 months ago

    Baby judith dies.... aaaahhhh... 😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢

  • Fox Hogan
    Fox Hogan 3 months ago

    you forgot glens death

  • Yuri Tarted
    Yuri Tarted 3 months ago

    you know the comic is really great really good but theres one thing missing its daryl

  • Kentato
    Kentato 3 months ago

    I thought you were going to talk about michonne's "relationship" with the governor. She doesnt just hate him over a hunch in the comics nor does the governor only lose an eye

  • FreddyEvil15! !
    FreddyEvil15! ! 4 months ago

    I *LOVE* The Walking Dead Games made by Telltale, then i discovered that there is a tv show based on a comic called The Walking Dead, so i went to see the very first episode in the very first season (because you wouldn't watch something with parts from the middle) and from just seeing the girl's zombie face, i got out of the website, and kissed goodbye to the episode, and decided: man, f*ck dat, but little did i know that i will return to that episode again.

  • Black Yoshi
    Black Yoshi 4 months ago

    Here come the triggered fan boys and girls what's gleen's favriote resturant

    Popeyes! (#RipGleen) :(

  • {King} XXXLONXXX
    {King} XXXLONXXX 4 months ago

    Que pique que sale en inglés jajajajaja

  • Sam Garcia
    Sam Garcia 4 months ago

    with every impending death on the show, i pray that it's daryl's turn

  • Dwayne Reviews
    Dwayne Reviews 5 months ago

    The comic sucks.

  • Balasubramanian Vml
    Balasubramanian Vml 5 months ago

    if darly dies we riot

  • Matthew Watson
    Matthew Watson 5 months ago

    terra isn't the comic either

  • Mijo Cee
    Mijo Cee 5 months ago

    I love the change in the show so much!

  • Finnegan Wagstaff
    Finnegan Wagstaff 6 months ago

    What about how the governor loses his Eye it's a huge difference

  • Nayele Martinez
    Nayele Martinez 6 months ago

    I think I heard something like the people who made the show made it different from the comic because they don't want people spoiling or knowing what's gonna happen next

  • Ness127
    Ness127 6 months ago

    whats the difference in the first one??

  • Cody Nonnemacher
    Cody Nonnemacher 7 months ago

    Holly shit! What the doctor or who ever he is said in the s1 finale. Is the title to s7 premier! 😲

  • Corina Vilcu
    Corina Vilcu 7 months ago

    Do a video about fnaf and the books difference

  • DailyWalkingDeadAMC
    DailyWalkingDeadAMC 7 months ago

    Lori is a bad mum character in this but in prison break she's a great character and a good mum

  • Emotionless
    Emotionless 8 months ago

    I dont get how sophia is #9 she should be #4 on the list

  • Casualty1987
    Casualty1987 8 months ago

    The showrunners of the TV series have confirmed that Enid is Sophia's replacement.
    Madison Lintz wasn't sure she wanted to act, by the time she made her decision it was too late to change her characters fate.
    Dale was written out due to Jeffrey DeMunn wanting to leave due to Frank Darabonts departure, he changed his mind, but again it was too late to change his fate.
    Glenn wasn't supposed to die by Negan, but Steven Yeun wanted Glenn's death from the comics (he's a big comic fan).
    Merle was supposed to be a season 4 recurring character but was written out at the last minute.

  • GamerUnicorn 101
    GamerUnicorn 101 8 months ago

    What about dale and Bob getting eaten

  • Deeperguitar
    Deeperguitar 8 months ago

    Andrea not alive any more

  • South Snowy
    South Snowy 8 months ago

    Hehe, Rick's right handed man..

  • joep de kruijk
    joep de kruijk 9 months ago

    You know if you watch both season 6 & 7 you can see that Enid is pretty much taken over Sophia's storylines. Enid is in love with Carl, has a strong bond with Glenn and Maggie and lives at the Hilltop just like Sophia.

  • XLRAshon
    XLRAshon 9 months ago

    i tottally understand your 1# pick for daryl but i have to say judith's death is 1# imo. why? it's because on the show judith is the ultimate symbol for surviving and the reformation of society. in the comuc she dies sending a sign that ultimately there is no hope. even though life goes on in the comics something will always destroy them.
    imo the death in the comics symbolizes the comics is crime and dark overall and yhe comics will end sad. in the dhow there is always hope and the show will end on a good note.

  • Capt. Badger
    Capt. Badger 9 months ago

    How was Judith dying not even honorable mention

  • Capt. Badger
    Capt. Badger 9 months ago

    Well Andrea won't be around much longer

  • Abe Lincoln
    Abe Lincoln 9 months ago

    I wish the show would focus more on Negan, he's one of its most fascinating characters. If he dies, I'll probably stop watching the show.

    ARACHNIDGUY 16 9 months ago

    Daryl Dixon favorite character if he dies we riot

  • Alejandro Santos
    Alejandro Santos 9 months ago

    Magazines Magazine's

  • NaMe Of A pErSoN
    NaMe Of A pErSoN 9 months ago

    Typo in title

  • Vakama HD
    Vakama HD 9 months ago

    1.26 Goosebumps

  • Isaac Hardaway
    Isaac Hardaway 9 months ago

    Loris main point of parenting was asking some other person to watch him for a minute.

  • George Vigreux
    George Vigreux 9 months ago

    what was the difference with the CDC?

    • Booklover 35
      Booklover 35 7 months ago +1

      George Vigreux the cdc arc was not in the comics at all

  • Evan W
    Evan W 9 months ago

    Andrew Lincoln did a good job at crying on 7.01, he even had a snot bubble

  • Neo Smith
    Neo Smith 9 months ago

    You forgot Morgans back story and that Machoine was a slut when she showed up at the prison. Oh and how Glen and Maggie meant, oh and terminus never existed in the comic, oh and never mind. One more thing, I hate Carol -- she should have died like in the comic.

  • Zeke Jager
    Zeke Jager 9 months ago

    Comic is better.

  • Shahab Saeed
    Shahab Saeed 9 months ago

    A day will come when you won't be.. Now what does remind me of 🤑🤑

  • NightLock
    NightLock 10 months ago

    Woah.... didn't know Jenner said "the day will come when you wont be"! SEASON 7 TEASER EXTREMELY EARLY (jk)

  • Game Hawk
    Game Hawk 10 months ago

    and subsequently the man murdered the sweet sweet buttery sounding word subsequently, mmmmm to mm astablish mmmmm his expertise mmmmm in the English language mmmmm oh GOD! SUBSEQUENT

  • KordanIm
    KordanIm 10 months ago

    Walking bebt

  • sTmykal42
    sTmykal42 10 months ago

    Both Dale and Shane were handled differently in the comics. As a comic reader, Dale's death at the end of season 2 was a pretty big deviation from the books.

  • Owen Grady
    Owen Grady 10 months ago

    What was the comic difference in #10

  • Da Vid
    Da Vid 10 months ago

    Why do you talk so fast? It's annoying, sorry.

  • Aiden Dyche
    Aiden Dyche 10 months ago

    vids cool

  • Eric Zabel
    Eric Zabel 10 months ago

    The #1 difference really is that the graphic novels are awesome and the TV show sucks...

  • Dani Walsh
    Dani Walsh 10 months ago +1

    I wouldn't care if Daryl died. In fact, I'd kind of like it.

  • MD
    MD 10 months ago

    rick was married to maggie in the show

  • Visual Aids
    Visual Aids 10 months ago

    Fuck watchmojo

  • Skulldetta
    Skulldetta 10 months ago

    MY GUY T-Dog wasn't around in the comics either.

  • YankeeHazard1991
    YankeeHazard1991 10 months ago

    beth was in the comics just not a character with any lines. Im suprised noone mentioned that Everyone is alot younger than they are on the show. Carl is like 8 when the comica start and like 12 or 13 when they fight negan. Rick is like 24, 25 and lori is like 22. What about the fact that Dale and Andrea were a couple at on point and that dale loses his leg. The govenor gets his arm and eye taken out by michonne and they never take survivor from woodbury to the prison with them.

    • Skulldetta
      Skulldetta 10 months ago

      Lori and Rick are 32 and 34 when the outbreak occurs in the comics. Shane is only 25, so is Andrea, Carol is only 24, Dale is like 5 years older than his TV counterpart.

  • Cindy Young
    Cindy Young 10 months ago

    I feel like I'm the only person in the world who doesn't like Daryl.

  • HerbFlowers
    HerbFlowers 10 months ago

    the walking dead fucking sucks now

  • sean t
    sean t 10 months ago +1

    Thank god rick didn't love Andrea, that bitch was annoying🙄

    • Booklover 35
      Booklover 35 7 months ago +1

      She's awesome in the comics she's also the strongest character in the comics while I do agree that tv Andrea sucks she's truly a badass heroine in the comics

  • biperfuture
    biperfuture 10 months ago

    Honestly, the TV show choices are better imo, that is a thing I can't say about most adaptations (if any)

  • Johnathan Korkie
    Johnathan Korkie 10 months ago

    i don't like daryl

  • Dylan Dean
    Dylan Dean 10 months ago

    man, watching these clips of past seasons of TWD really illustrate how bad the show has gotten... make TWD great again

  • Fredinator
    Fredinator 10 months ago

    I only read the comics. It is lit

  • Joshua Talbott
    Joshua Talbott 10 months ago

    Ben and billy vs Lizzey and Mika, Car kills him instead of carol killing her

  • God of Speed
    God of Speed 10 months ago

    I really want Daryl to die

  • Kenwesrem
    Kenwesrem 10 months ago

    Ew, carol.

  • Joseph Stakel Jr.
    Joseph Stakel Jr. 10 months ago

    What's scarier than walkers? Salty comic fan boys

  • maria ologeanu
    maria ologeanu 10 months ago

    i cant believe they kept carol in after season 2. i didnt know they killed her in the comic. wish they had done that on tv. fucking hate carol. she is so boring and just plain annoying

  • Odd Freaks
    Odd Freaks 10 months ago

    Is it bad that I still like Negan because he's so evil? And he's got style?

  • Spirit Wraith
    Spirit Wraith 10 months ago

    Yup I'm reading the comic

  • XalypsoGeometryDash _
    XalypsoGeometryDash _ 10 months ago

    puts "mature content warning" as abraham's face gets smashed

  • themexicandulce
    themexicandulce 10 months ago

    i like the show better than the comic, i don't think i would be happy with judith dying.

  • Diablo Mask
    Diablo Mask 10 months ago

    About no.10, what's the fucking difference between that and the comic?!

  • JeeOhDee
    JeeOhDee 10 months ago

    Shane was still nuts in the comic, he just got killed by Carl in like the first issue

  • Sammy Sanchez
    Sammy Sanchez 10 months ago

    If Daryl dies then their cash cow is out the window. How many people watch the walking dead just because of him?

  • Yo Mamas House
    Yo Mamas House 10 months ago

    I've glanced at the comic a few times. Its good but I do prefer the TV show. For the longest time I didn't even know it was based off a comic. Still some of these differences are surprising.

  • Balls873576
    Balls873576 10 months ago

    All these differences and a Carl is still alive in the show. Kill that fucker already!!!

  • jose Suclupe
    jose Suclupe 10 months ago

    dang Rick's sounds like a little kid when he cries

  • MutantMarvel _UK
    MutantMarvel _UK 10 months ago

    At 1:25 he says "the day will come when you won't be" which is also the exact title of Season 7 episode 1

  • Who like Llamas!
    Who like Llamas! 10 months ago

    I was crying so much when tyreese died I Couldn't stop

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    Who like Llamas! 10 months ago


  • alan bray
    alan bray 10 months ago

    Well Andrea is alive for now. But you'll have to read the latest issue of the comic book to discover her fate. And I believe Michonne will befall the same fate that Andrea has received in the comic book.

  • Panzer Viking
    Panzer Viking 10 months ago

    Kill off Darryl michone and take Ricks hand already. Neagan will rule the new world

  • Jeff Walker
    Jeff Walker 10 months ago

    I gave up with TWD part way through season five - passed it's sell by date. Bit like Lost, now they just fill it with any only shit to keep the money coming in.

    XAVDABRAV 10 months ago

    I predicted that Daryl would by number 1

  • Shaun Boy
    Shaun Boy 10 months ago

    6:12 haha snot

  • MrDman21
    MrDman21 10 months ago

    What was the difference in #10?

    • Skulldetta
      Skulldetta 10 months ago

      The whole CDC stuff and Dr. Jenner didn't exist in the comics.

  • Allen Bowlds
    Allen Bowlds 10 months ago

    not many may have picked up on this but... Morgan in the show may have already encountered the whisperers... actually, he may have encounters them in the show before they even show up in the comics

  • Conswer
    Conswer 10 months ago +1

    When the doctor let them go from the cdc he uttered the line "the day will come when you won't be" after Rick thanks them for letting them go, the name of episode when Negan kills you know who is called "the day will come when you won't be" this title was not referring to you know who but Rick he was regretting that "he lead "them"to "this"

  • Dioni Plays
    Dioni Plays 10 months ago +3

    1:25 "The day will come when you when you won't be" wasn't that season 7 episode 1 name? Am i crazy or not?

  • MARVELous Smol Pidgeot
    MARVELous Smol Pidgeot 10 months ago

    Denise's death was the worst for me. The fact that she didn't even know and kept talking just bothers me so much. I'm so glad they gave Abraham an alternate, and WAY more honorable, death.

  • Hank Moody
    Hank Moody 10 months ago

    I miss Bob Stookey