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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Author joep de kruijk ( 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.

Author XLRAshon ( 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.

Author Capt. Badger ( ago)
How was Judith dying not even honorable mention

Author Capt. Badger ( ago)
Well Andrea won't be around much longer

Author Abe Lincoln ( 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.

Author ARACHNIDGUY 16 ( ago)
Daryl Dixon favorite character if he dies we riot

Author Alejandro Santos ( ago)
Magazines Magazine's

Author NaMe Of A pErSoN ( ago)
Typo in title

Author Vakama HD ( ago)
1.26 Goosebumps

Author Isaac Hardaway ( ago)
Loris main point of parenting was asking some other person to watch him for a minute.

Author George Vigreux ( ago)
what was the difference with the CDC?

Author Evan W ( ago)
Andrew Lincoln did a good job at crying on 7.01, he even had a snot bubble

Author Neo Smith ( 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.

Author Ser Arthur dayne ( ago)
Comic is better.

Author Shahab Saeed ( ago)
A day will come when you won't be.. Now what does remind me of 🤑🤑

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

Author Joe Mathis ( ago)
let's be honest here, no one was upset when Lori died

Author Game Hawk ( 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

Author KordanIm ( ago)
Walking bebt

Author sTmykal42 ( 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.

Author Owen Grady ( ago)
What was the comic difference in #10

Author Da Vid ( ago)
Why do you talk so fast? It's annoying, sorry.

Author Aiden Dyche ( ago)
vids cool

Author Eric Zabel ( ago)
The #1 difference really is that the graphic novels are awesome and the TV show sucks...

Author Dani Walsh ( ago)
I wouldn't care if Daryl died. In fact, I'd kind of like it.

Author Kirambit ( ago)
If Daryl dies we riot!!!

Author mdimarov ( ago)
rick was married to maggie in the show

Author Visual Aids ( ago)
Fuck watchmojo

Author Skulldetta ( ago)
MY GUY T-Dog wasn't around in the comics either.

Author YankeeHazard1991 ( 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.

Author Cindy Young ( ago)
I feel like I'm the only person in the world who doesn't like Daryl.

Author HerbFlowers ( ago)
the walking dead fucking sucks now

Author Sean T ( ago)
Thank god rick didn't love Andrea, that bitch was annoying🙄

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

Author Johnathan Korkie ( ago)
i don't like daryl

Author Dylan Dean ( ago)
man, watching these clips of past seasons of TWD really illustrate how bad the show has gotten... make TWD great again

Author Fredinator ( ago)
I only read the comics. It is lit

Author Joshua Talbott ( ago)
Ben and billy vs Lizzey and Mika, Car kills him instead of carol killing her

Author zoom ( ago)
I really want Daryl to die

Author Kenwesrem ( ago)
Ew, carol.

Author Joseph Stakel Jr. ( ago)
What's scarier than walkers? Salty comic fan boys

Author maria ologeanu ( 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

Author Odd Freaks ( ago)
Is it bad that I still like Negan because he's so evil? And he's got style?

Author Spirit Wraith ( ago)
Yup I'm reading the comic

Author XalypsoGeometryDash _ ( ago)
puts "mature content warning" as abraham's face gets smashed

Author themexicandulce ( ago)
i like the show better than the comic, i don't think i would be happy with judith dying.

Author Diablo Mask ( ago)
About no.10, what's the fucking difference between that and the comic?!

Author JeeOhDee ( ago)
Shane was still nuts in the comic, he just got killed by Carl in like the first issue

Author Sammy Sanchez ( ago)
If Daryl dies then their cash cow is out the window. How many people watch the walking dead just because of him?

Author Yo Mamas House ( 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.

Author Balls873576 ( ago)
All these differences and a Carl is still alive in the show. Kill that fucker already!!!

Author jose Suclupe ( ago)
dang Rick's sounds like a little kid when he cries

Author MutantMarvel _UK ( 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

Author Who like Llamas! ( ago)
I was crying so much when tyreese died I Couldn't stop

Author Who like Llamas! ( ago)

Author alan bray ( 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.

Author Panzer Viking ( ago)
Kill off Darryl michone and take Ricks hand already. Neagan will rule the new world

Author Jeff Walker ( 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.

Author XAVDABRAV ( ago)
I predicted that Daryl would by number 1

Author Shaun Doss ( ago)
6:12 haha snot

Author MrDman21 ( ago)
What was the difference in #10?

Author Allen Bowlds ( 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

Author Conswer ( 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"

Author xfinity modzz ( 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?

Author MARVELous Kat ( 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.

Author Hank Moody ( ago)
I miss Bob Stookey

Author Hank Moody ( ago)
I like that Michonne & Rick are banging each other

Author A Nobody ( ago)
The walking dead has become zombie game of thrones

Author JDWanko ( ago)
What about Tera? Or the Governor's fate?

Author Jae_Chan-yt .___. ( ago)

Author Carturtle 11 ( ago)

Author Chowklit Cake ( ago)
"The day will come when you won't be"

Author Alis Prospero ( ago)
Am I the only one that hates Daryl?

Author Pip Smith ( ago)
Daryl dies and we'll finish mojo!

Author Todd zombie87 ( ago)
So this is basically "Top 10 Reasons Why The Walking Dead Comic is Better Than The TV Show"

Author Young_ Reezy ( ago)
am i the only one who doesnt give a fu*k about the comic books

Author Mark Boyes ( ago)
Mediums :-(

Author Oliver Sacco ( ago)
all 10 should be the show sucks

Author SamiJay 5000 ( ago)
lets not forget the loving relationship between michonne and the governor in the comics 😆

Author Shadowfeather Frowncrest ( ago)
Fuck Daryl, man. If Carol dies we riot.

Author Violant Mantis ( ago)
Abraham was my favorite character I cried when he died

Author GarrettDa Panda ( ago)
Practically what I would say is every character that showed late in show showed very early in the comics 😂

Author Evert Vredeveld ( ago)
The Walking Dead 💖

Author Audrius Uzkuraitis ( ago)
Number one difference: comics are actually getting better and better with time.

Author skankhunt 42 ( ago)
darryl was created after the actor wanted to be merle

Author Blue Rocks ( ago)
One question you have the 10 million play button

Author Leonardo Rinaldi ( 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

Author VIRUS OUTBREAK ( ago)

Author panslavic ( ago)
disgusting race mixing with negroes

Author Flare on ( ago)
Daryl and merle

Author Nalonracky _ ( ago)
Dale's fate should have been at least in the honourable mentions.

Author CaleoGaming ( ago)
Thank you for including the snotbubble. Amazing. XD

Author John Fadimiroye ( ago)
I didn't watch this vid but I just wanna say you sick watchmojo for that thumbnail
I don't know what it means and I'm still on season 6 but thanks

Author Oswaldo Lopez ( ago)
A change they should have done is for Glenn not too die

Author Gary Watzittoyaa ( ago)
rick and michonne still seems like a forced relationship, and idk i feel it had to do with him losing a hand to her

Author EVeLL ( ago)
So..something about TWD. Recently I began reading the comic, and it is WAY better than the lame ass TV show! It has a whole lot more interesting story line, characters (who seem a hell more tougher than in TV series), and some explicit scenes which are..entertaining to watch n' read. The point I'm trying to make is that most comic book ideas have not been used in a TV show (excluding Rick's arm decapitation, I'm totally fine without it), and with recent updates about removing the gore which is important for this kind of genre, doesn't make it any better! However I don't really want to have this show to be turned into a gore porn, but not as pussy ass show as well! I don't even want to begin arguing about the CGI as it pointless to do so, but everyone knows that it IS shallow. The show had a license and a FULL potential just to copy the comic, or even improve many aspects of it. However they chose to go with a less wiser decision. I still like some of the characters in the show that have appeared through out the period it was launched, and some narrow changes as well. As for a conclusion, I recommend everybody reading the comic book rather than watching the series. I'm only expressing my opinion about it, and not forcing anyone to quit watching the show.

Author the gecko ( ago)
I just realised
the Dr in the CDC says the day will come when you won't be
and that's the name of season 7 ep 1

Author Daisy Comer ( ago)
I agree with u

Author Neopolitan Vampire ( ago)
Michonne gives Tyrese a blowyjoey while he's still in a relationship with Carol. "Aah... Don't worry about dat cracker bitch!"

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