Curious about the small changes between book and the show

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Feb 29, 2016
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*SPOILERS IF YOU HAVENT READ BOOK OR SEEN SHOW*

I was wondering about the small changes between the book and the TV show. Little changes but noticble. The color of Jake's car, the guy who tries to stop him in the TV show seems way younger then the person in the book, how Frank dies in book as opposed to on screen, Jake's gambling.... I have more but was this done to save time between the two? Was it done intentionally to distinguish the book from the show? I am even more curious about the show now to see how much of it follows the book. Any thoughts as to why there are the differences?
 

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*SPOILERS IF YOU HAVENT READ BOOK OR SEEN SHOW*

I was wondering about the small changes between the book and the TV show. Little changes but noticble. The color of Jake's car, the guy who tries to stop him in the TV show seems way younger then the person in the book, how Frank dies in book as opposed to on screen, Jake's gambling.... I have more but was this done to save time between the two? Was it done intentionally to distinguish the book from the show? I am even more curious about the show now to see how much of it follows the book. Any thoughts as to why there are the differences?
...."artistic" license....
 

steve sidon

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*SPOILERS IF YOU HAVENT READ BOOK OR SEEN SHOW*

I was wondering about the small changes between the book and the TV show. Little changes but noticeable. The color of Jake's car, the guy who tries to stop him in the TV show seems way younger then the person in the book, how Frank dies in book as opposed to on screen, Jake's gambling.... I have more but was this done to save time between the two? Was it done intentionally to distinguish the book from the show? I am even more curious about the show now to see how much of it follows the book. Any thoughts as to why there are the differences?
 
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steve sidon

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read the novel three times. a pox on the screenwriters! for an 8 hour film event, the novel was utterly destroyed! so much for that.
 
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read the novel three times. a pox on the screenwriters! for an 8 hour film event, the novel was utterly destroyed! so much for that.
Different strokes for different folks! In another thread, a member said it was the best TV show ever. I think it was somewhere between.
 
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