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
   In the books, the weather changes a lot, from fall, to winter, to spring to summer. In the show time and months past, but the weather really don't change much, (except for a couple of episodes in season 1 when it was cold, like the episode where jeremy kissed anna ,in the woods, at that party.
   Elena is the girly girl type that fix up, and wear makeup Elena is the type who also wears makeup but early episodes of season 1 and some episodes of season 2, she was kinda the tomboy type.
   They soon find out Meredith is a vampire hunter, in much later recent books. In season 4 Jeremy become the vampire hunter.
   Tyler tries to attack Elena in the grave yard. She is saved by Stefan. Tyler tries to attack Vikki in the woods at a party he was stopped by Jeremy.
   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.
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