What's the Difference between The Vampire Diaries the Book and The Vampire Diaries the TV Show?

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The Vampire Diaries

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Released: 1991
Author: L.J. Smith

The Vampire Diaries

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Released: 2009
Creator: Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec
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In the Book In the TV Show
Elena Gilbert
Elena Gilbert
Portrayed by: Nina Dobrev
Stefan Salvatore
Stefan Salvatore
Portrayed by: Paul Wesley
Damon Salvatore
Damon Salvatore
Portrayed by: Ian Somerhalder
This Character does not appear.
Jeremy Gilbert
Portrayed by: Steven R. McQueen
Bonnie McCullough
Bonnie Bennett
Portrayed by: Katerina Graham
Katherine von Swartzchild
Katherine Petrova/Pierce
Portrayed by: Nina Dobrev
Margaret Gilbert
This Character does not appear.
Mrs. Flowers
This Character does not appear.
Matt Honeycutt
Matt Donovan
Portrayed by: Zach Roerig
Tyler Smallwood
Tyler Lockwood
Portrayed by: Michael Trevino
Caroline Forbes
Caroline Forbes
Portrayed by: Candice Accola
Meredith Sules
This Character does not appear.
Judith Maxwell
Jenna Sommers
Portrayed by: Sara Canning
The Vampire Diaries Book vs TV Show
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In the Book In the TV Show
   The vampires can read minds The vampires can't read minds but, has the power to control minds, erase memories, and hear what somebody is saying from long distances.
   Her aunt Judith is marrying a man named Robert Her aunt Jenna is not engaged and is dating Alaric saltzman
   Bonnie is shown to chase guys, and fall in love quickly. Bonnie on the show, always keeps her mind on important things most of the time, like plans and spells. She is seen having fun with caroline and elena every now and then.
   Tyler kills a girl named sue carson to awaken the werewolf gene inside of him. It happens at Meredith 18th birthday party. Tyler accidently kills a girl named sarah, when he tries to fend of her attack. This happened at the Masquerade party in season 2, episode 7.
   In the book, Klaus comes into Vicki house and kills her( without being invited in.) In the show no vampire can get inside your house unless the person inside the house invite them in.
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Damon loves being a vampire in both the tv show and the books. He said he couldn't think of anything more miserable than being human.
29 Dec 2016 Anonymous
Stefan and Caroline are now getting married in the show.
29 Nov 2016 Anonymous
the oldest supernatural creatures as of now through 8 seasons are, Silas and Qetsiyah original witches, and Amara original Doppelganger all (2000 years old). Sybil and seline both Sirens and are 2750 years old. Arcadius 3050 years old ruler of hell & Psychic.
29 Nov 2016 Anonymous
the oldest creatres as of now are Sybil, Amara, Qetsiyah, Sybil, seline, Arcadius.
29 Nov 2016 Anonymous
Ok the grammar in this needs to be checked, and its until not intil. also some of these differences are wrong
11 Oct 2016 Anonymous
Katherine is from Bulgaria in the show, not Romanis.
15 Aug 2016 Anonymous


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