What's the Difference between Under the Dome the Book and Under the Dome the TV Show?

Science Fiction

Under the Dome

Released: 2009
Author: Stephen King

Under the Dome

Released: 2013
Creator: Brian K. Vaughan
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In the Book In the TV Show
Dale 'Barbie' Barbara
Dale 'Barbie' Barbara
Portrayed by: Mike Vogel
"Big Jim" Rennie
"Big Jim" Rennie
Portrayed by: Dean Norris
Linda Everett
Linda Esquivel
Portrayed by: Natalie Martinez
Angie McCain
Angie McAlister
Portrayed by: Britt Robertson
Joe McClatchey
Joe McAlister
Portrayed by: Colin Ford
This Character does not appear.
Portrayed by: Natalie Zea
Where is Dr Rusty Everett
This Character does not appear.
Dorthy had a baby?
This Character does not appear.
Junior the son
Junior the son
Portrayed by: Alex Koch
Under the Dome Book vs TV Show
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In the Book In the TV Show
   Angie McCain is killed by Junior Rennie in the beginning of the story. She lives and has a younger brother and has a relationship with Junior.
   Several of the police in town are away for a training exercise with the firefighters when the dome appears. All the cops are there and only the firefighters are away from town.
   Phil "the cook" Bushy is considered missing, though he is in fact hiding in the local christian radio station cooking crystal meth. Is described as caucasian. Phil Bushy is the Deejay at the local rock station, later becomes a volunteer police officer. Is african american.
   Air, water, lasers and radio signals get through the dome. Nothing can penetrate the dome.
   Julia Shumway is the editor of the Democrat, a paper that has been in her family for generations. Julia Shumway is the new editor of the paper, unknown to the town as yet.
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Fuck the Series, the book is way better...
11 Oct 2015 Anonymous
What an awesome way to explain this-now I know evytrehing!
07 Aug 2015 Anonymous
I loved the way the book ended and how things played out the tv show is entirely too long and drawn out I stopped watching after part 2
26 Jul 2015 Anonymous

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