Originally Posted by Aleron Ives
Since the show premiers tonight and most of the posters in this topic seem to be familiar with King's novels, should we rename this the "Warning! Spoilers Allowed!" topic and create a new one to serve as the "NO Spoilers or Book Discussion" thread? I imagine the readers will want to immediately start comparing the show to the book, while others will want to discuss the pilot on its own.
If it becomes real active and the spoilers are an issue, we may consider it.
Personally, I don't have much recollection of any specifics in the book (except the ending and the nature of the dome itself), so I don't feel the need to compare or judge one vs. the other. Plus, there's not any mythology involved, or anything like that, that would make straying from the book story line very relevant.
Book = Dome > people cope inside > ending
TV = Dome > people cope inside > People keep coping inside