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

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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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Comments: 1 476

  • 4 months ago

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    • Blake McVay
      Blake McVay 2 months ago

      Do the top 10 Walking Dead episodes

  • Finnegan Wagstaff
    Finnegan Wagstaff 9 days ago

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

  • Nayele Martinez
    Nayele Martinez 11 days 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 18 days ago

    whats the difference in the first one??

  • Dave Miller
    Dave Miller 27 days 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 1 month ago

    Do a video about fnaf and the books difference

  • DailyWalkingDeadAMC
    DailyWalkingDeadAMC 1 month ago

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

  • Emotionless
    Emotionless 1 month ago

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

  • Casualty1987
    Casualty1987 2 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 2 months ago

    What about dale and Bob getting eaten

  • Deeperguitar 535
    Deeperguitar 535 2 months ago

    Andrea not alive any more

  • South Snowy
    South Snowy 2 months ago

    Hehe, Rick's right handed man..

  • joep de kruijk
    joep de kruijk 2 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 2 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 3 months ago

    How was Judith dying not even honorable mention

  • Capt. Badger
    Capt. Badger 3 months ago

    Well Andrea won't be around much longer

  • Abe Lincoln
    Abe Lincoln 3 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 3 months ago

    Daryl Dixon favorite character if he dies we riot

  • Alejandro Santos
    Alejandro Santos 3 months ago

    Magazines Magazine's

  • NaMe Of A pErSoN
    NaMe Of A pErSoN 3 months ago

    Typo in title

  • Vakama HD
    Vakama HD 3 months ago

    1.26 Goosebumps

  • Isaac Hardaway
    Isaac Hardaway 3 months ago

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

  • George Vigreux
    George Vigreux 3 months ago

    what was the difference with the CDC?

    • Booklover 35
      Booklover 35 1 month ago

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

  • Evan W
    Evan W 3 months ago

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

  • Neo Smith
    Neo Smith 3 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 3 months ago

    Comic is better.

  • Shahab Saeed
    Shahab Saeed 3 months ago

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

  • NightLock
    NightLock 3 months ago

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

  • Joe Mathis
    Joe Mathis 3 months ago

    let's be honest here, no one was upset when Lori died

  • Game Hawk
    Game Hawk 3 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 3 months ago

    Walking bebt

  • sTmykal42
    sTmykal42 3 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 3 months ago

    What was the comic difference in #10

  • Da Vid
    Da Vid 3 months ago

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

  • Aiden Dyche
    Aiden Dyche 3 months ago

    vids cool

  • Eric Zabel
    Eric Zabel 3 months ago

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

  • Dani Walsh
    Dani Walsh 3 months ago

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

  • Kirambit
    Kirambit 3 months ago

    If Daryl dies we riot!!!

  • mdimarov
    mdimarov 3 months ago

    rick was married to maggie in the show

  • Visual Aids
    Visual Aids 3 months ago

    Fuck watchmojo

  • Skulldetta
    Skulldetta 3 months ago

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

  • YankeeHazard1991
    YankeeHazard1991 3 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 3 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 3 months ago

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

  • HerbFlowers
    HerbFlowers 3 months ago

    the walking dead fucking sucks now

  • Hercules Hamilton
    Hercules Hamilton 3 months ago

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

    • Booklover 35
      Booklover 35 1 month ago

      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 3 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 3 months ago

    i don't like daryl

  • Dylan Dean
    Dylan Dean 3 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 3 months ago

    I only read the comics. It is lit

  • Joshua Talbott
    Joshua Talbott 3 months ago

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

  • Savitar
    Savitar 3 months ago

    I really want Daryl to die

  • Kenwesrem
    Kenwesrem 3 months ago

    Ew, carol.

  • Joseph Stakel Jr.
    Joseph Stakel Jr. 3 months ago

    What's scarier than walkers? Salty comic fan boys

  • maria ologeanu
    maria ologeanu 3 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 3 months ago

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

  • Spirit Wraith
    Spirit Wraith 3 months ago

    Yup I'm reading the comic

  • XalypsoGeometryDash _
    XalypsoGeometryDash _ 3 months ago

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

  • themexicandulce
    themexicandulce 3 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 3 months ago

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

  • JeeOhDee
    JeeOhDee 3 months ago

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

  • Sammy Sanchez
    Sammy Sanchez 3 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 3 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 3 months ago

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

  • jose Suclupe
    jose Suclupe 3 months ago

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

  • MutantMarvel _UK
    MutantMarvel _UK 3 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! 3 months ago

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

  • Who like Llamas!
    Who like Llamas! 3 months ago


  • alan bray
    alan bray 3 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 3 months ago

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

  • Jeff Walker
    Jeff Walker 3 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 3 months ago

    I predicted that Daryl would by number 1

  • ez mac
    ez mac 3 months ago

    6:12 haha snot

  • MrDman21
    MrDman21 3 months ago

    What was the difference in #10?

    • Skulldetta
      Skulldetta 3 months ago

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

  • Allen Bowlds
    Allen Bowlds 3 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 3 months ago

    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"

  • Kool Kris
    Kool Kris 3 months ago

    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 Kat
    MARVELous Kat 3 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 3 months ago

    I miss Bob Stookey

  • Hank Moody
    Hank Moody 3 months ago

    I like that Michonne & Rick are banging each other

    • *Matthew Noneya*
      *Matthew Noneya* 3 months ago

      Hank Moody
      Same, I agree with both of you. I'm not looking at it as a "OMG, they're dating and trying to make this series a romance" I'm looking at it as "If you were in the end of the would, you'd like to die fucking someone hot, that's what they're doing".

    • Daniel
      Daniel 3 months ago

      Hank Moody Michonne is so hot

  • A Nobody
    A Nobody 3 months ago

    The walking dead has become zombie game of thrones

  • JDWanko
    JDWanko 3 months ago

    What about Tera? Or the Governor's fate?

  • Jae_Chan-yt .___.
    Jae_Chan-yt .___. 3 months ago


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    Carturtle 11 3 months ago


  • Chowklit Cake
    Chowklit Cake 3 months ago

    "The day will come when you won't be"

  • Alis Prospero
    Alis Prospero 3 months ago

    Am I the only one that hates Daryl?

    • MsAJ92
      MsAJ92 3 months ago

      Alis Prospero probably not the only one, but you are definitely in the very small minority.

  • Pip Smith
    Pip Smith 3 months ago

    Daryl dies and we'll finish mojo!

  • Todd zombie87
    Todd zombie87 3 months ago

    So this is basically "Top 10 Reasons Why The Walking Dead Comic is Better Than The TV Show"

  • Young_ Reezy
    Young_ Reezy 3 months ago

    am i the only one who doesnt give a fu*k about the comic books

  • Mark Boyes
    Mark Boyes 3 months ago

    Mediums :-(

  • Oliver Sacco
    Oliver Sacco 3 months ago

    all 10 should be the show sucks

    • Oliver Sacco
      Oliver Sacco 3 months ago

      TheLoneWolf just a smart one

    • TheLoneWolf
      TheLoneWolf 3 months ago

      Oliver Sacco you have an unpopular opinion

  • SamiJay 5000
    SamiJay 5000 3 months ago

    lets not forget the loving relationship between michonne and the governor in the comics 😆

  • Shadowfeather Frowncrest

    Fuck Daryl, man. If Carol dies we riot.

  • Violant Mantis
    Violant Mantis 3 months ago

    Abraham was my favorite character I cried when he died

  • GarrettDa Panda
    GarrettDa Panda 3 months ago

    Practically what I would say is every character that showed late in show showed very early in the comics 😂

  • Evert Vredeveld
    Evert Vredeveld 3 months ago

    The Walking Dead 💖

  • Audrius Uzkuraitis
    Audrius Uzkuraitis 3 months ago

    Number one difference: comics are actually getting better and better with time.

  • truth of this earth, 42

    darryl was created after the actor wanted to be merle

  • Blue Rocks
    Blue Rocks 3 months ago

    One question you have the 10 million play button

  • Leonardo Rinaldi
    Leonardo Rinaldi 3 months ago

    Still waiting for daryls deaath, it will be awesome :3
    And for the haters, daryl is based on dwight, like, 90%(daryl was never man enough to have a wife, so...), xoxo

    VIRUS OUTBREAK 3 months ago

    mul-mul-MULTI KILLLL!

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