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


The Vampire Diaries

Released: 1991
Author: L.J. Smith

The Vampire Diaries

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
   When Stefan arrives in town he forgets things and believes he may be responsible for killings that have been attributed to wild animals. It turns out to be Damon who is killing the townspeople. Stefan doesn't suffer any memory lapses, and he knows it is Damon who is killing people.
   In the book the fury Elena dies at the end of the battle with Katherine, by knocking her into the sunlight. But the sunlight ends up killing her also, because she didn't get out the sun fast enough.This happens during the winter. Elena Does comes back 6 months later at Meredith birthday party, in the 4th book dark reunion Bonnie finds her way to bring her back since elena way contacting her in her dreams during the 6 months. Kai link Elena to Bonnie in season 6 finale, that as long as bonnie's alive Elena will stay dead. And if bonnie dies Elena will wake up.This happens during the spring.
   In the books it snows. A few of the later episodes of season 1 it's kinda chilly outside, but not cold enough for snow.
   The name of the town is Fells Church. The name of the town is Mystic Falls.
   Meredith get turned into a vampire in one of the much later books. While she on the show as a doctor, not one of Elena friends,this event don't happen.
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