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** For most of Season 2, Arya Stark becomes Tywin Lannister's cup bearer, unaware who the former is (though he did noticed that she was too educated to be a commoner).
** For a time, Ramsay Bolton [[spoiler: successfully usurps his father as the Warden of the North and Lord of House Bolton]].



** Tyrion Lannister was named as her Hand by Daenerys Targaryen.
** Cersei Lannister [[spoiler: was able to take the Iron Throne for herself]]. She also [[spoiler: names Qyburn as her Hand]]. It should be noted that this happened [[OvertookTheManga at a point in the show the books have not reached yet]].
** Pyp is made a steward of the Night's Watch instead of a ranger. Edd is implied to have gone the other way, becoming more combat oriented, and later becoming Lord Commander.
** Jon Snow [[spoiler: was crowned King in the North]]. As with the previous examples, this happened at a point in the show the books have not reached yet.

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** Tyrion Lannister was named as her Hand by Daenerys Targaryen.
** Cersei Lannister [[spoiler: was able to take the Iron Throne for herself]]. She also [[spoiler: names Qyburn as her Hand]]. It should be noted that this happened [[OvertookTheManga at a point in the show the books have not reached yet]].
** Pyp is made a steward of the Night's Watch instead of a ranger. It is never specified if Edd is implied to have gone the other way, becoming more combat oriented, and later becoming Lord Commander.
** Jon Snow [[spoiler: was crowned King
a steward like in the North]]. As with books, but he is depicted being more action-oriented, and ends up as lord commander.
** Mace Tyrell pulls double-duty as Master of Coin and Master of Ships, as
the previous examples, this happened at a point in the show the books have not reached yet. books' Master of Coin had been adapted out.


* Van Helsing changes from an academic in ''Literature/{{Dracula}}'' to [[spoiler:a nun]] in ''Series/Dracula2020''.

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* ''Series/Dracula2020'':
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Van Helsing changes from an academic in ''Literature/{{Dracula}}'' to [[spoiler:a nun]] here. Averted in ''Series/Dracula2020''.Episode 3 where [[spoiler:her descendant Zoe is again a scientist]].
** Renfield is a lawyer in this incarnation.

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* Van Helsing changes from an academic in ''Literature/{{Dracula}}'' to [[spoiler:a nun]] in ''Series/Dracula2020''.


->''"Frollo really gets to have a lot of different jobs, doesn't he? Frollo was the Archdeacon in [[Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame the book]], he was a judge in [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame the Disney one]], but now the greatest Frollo of them all is the Sheriff of Notre Dame!"''

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->''"Frollo really gets to have a lot of different jobs, doesn't he? Frollo was the Archdeacon in [[Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame the book]], he was a judge in [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame [[WesternAnimation/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame the Disney one]], but now the greatest Frollo of them all is the Sheriff of Notre Dame!"''



* In ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'', Frollo is changed from the Archdeacon of Notre Dame to the Minister of Justice, presumably at least partly to avoid controversy from having a man of the cloth as a villain.
* In the novel ''Literature/TheHundredAndOneDalmatians'', the dalmatian Pongo's human owner has a vaguely-referred-to job in the finance sector. In the animated film ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'', he is a songwriter, giving the filmmakers an excuse to include some song-and-dance numbers.
* In ''Literature/TheSnowQueen'', Gerda is from a middle-class family. Anna, her counterpart in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', is made into a Royal Princess, the younger sister of the ice-powered queen.

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* In ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'', ''WesternAnimation/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'', Frollo is changed from the Archdeacon of Notre Dame to the Minister of Justice, presumably at least partly to avoid controversy from having a man of the cloth as a villain.
* In the novel ''Literature/TheHundredAndOneDalmatians'', the dalmatian Pongo's human owner has a vaguely-referred-to job in the finance sector. In the animated film ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'', ''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'', he is a songwriter, giving the filmmakers an excuse to include some song-and-dance numbers.
* In ''Literature/TheSnowQueen'', Gerda is from a middle-class family. Anna, her counterpart in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Frozen|2013}}'', is made into a Royal Princess, the younger sister of the ice-powered queen.



* In ''Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Beauty's father is a rich merchant. In Disney's ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Belle's father Maurice is an inventor.

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* In ''Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Beauty's father is a rich merchant. In Disney's ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', ''WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Belle's father Maurice is an inventor.



* The live-action ''Film/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'' has Roger as a video game designer; [[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians the original Disney animated film]] had him as a songwriter.

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* The live-action ''Film/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'' has Roger as a video game designer; [[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians [[WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians the original Disney animated film]] had him as a songwriter.



* In both the original ''Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast'' fairy tale and most adaptations, Beauty's father is a merchant. In [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast the Disney animated version]], he is an inventor, while in [[Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017 the Disney live action version]], he makes music boxes for a living.

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* In both the original ''Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast'' fairy tale and most adaptations, Beauty's father is a merchant. In [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast [[WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeast the Disney animated version]], he is an inventor, while in [[Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017 the Disney live action version]], he makes music boxes for a living.

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* In the original ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}'' comic, [[spoiler:Hooded Justice was speculated to be a former circus strongman in Hollis Mason's autobiography.]] In [[Series/Watchmen2019 the HBO show]], [[spoiler:Will Reeves, the show's take on Hooded Justice, was an officer in the NYPD like Mason himself was.]]

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* On ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramarama'', Chef Hatchet is a preschool teacher instead of a DrillSergeantNasty CampCook. However, the characters still call him "Chef".


* In the original ''Franchise/RoboCop'' trilogy, pre-[=RoboCop=] Alex Murphy and Anne Lewis were beat cops and their superior officer, Reed, was a Sergeant. In ''Film/RoboCop2014'', pre-cyborg Murphy is a plain-clothes detective, as is the {{Gender Flip}}ped and {{Race Lift}}ed [[AdaptationNameChange Jack]] Lewis, the latter of whom's rank is also Sergeant, and Reed's counterpart, [[GenderFlip Karen Dean]], is the chief of police.

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* In the original ''Franchise/RoboCop'' trilogy, pre-[=RoboCop=] Alex Murphy and Anne Lewis were uniformed beat cops and their superior officer, Reed, was a Sergeant. In ''Film/RoboCop2014'', pre-cyborg Murphy is a plain-clothes detective, as is and the {{Gender Flip}}ped and {{Race Lift}}ed [[AdaptationNameChange Jack]] Lewis, Lewis are a plain-clothes detective, the latter of whom's rank is also being Sergeant, and Reed's counterpart, [[GenderFlip Karen Dean]], is the chief of police.

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** In the comics, David Hersch/Cicada was an architect and preacher before becoming a cult leader. In ''The Flash'', David Hersch is a bomber while the man [[DecompositeCharacter who actually takes on the Cicada identity]], Orlin Dwyer, is a factory worker.


*** Played with for Karen Page. She begins season 1 basically the same way as her debut in the comics went, with her being the newly hired secretary for Nelson & Murdock. However, following Nelson & Murdock's breakup in the back part of season 2, she ends up at the ''New York Bulletin'' as a reporter, and ends up taking over the confidant role normally played by Ben Urich in the comics (due to Ben having been killed by Wilson Fisk at the end of season 1). Then in season 3, she's fired from the ''Bulletin'' and ends the season back at a reformed Nelson Murdock & Page as an in-house private investigator.
*** In the comics, Elton Healy/Oddball is an ex-street performer. [[AdaptationNameChange John]] Healy is a hitman working for Wilson Fisk.
** ''Series/LukeCage2016'': Luke's background is changed from petty criminal to a Marine and later a deputy sheriff. However, the petty criminal is still there and is the cause for his rift with his half-brother Diamondback.

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*** Played with for Karen Page. She begins season 1 basically the same way as her debut in the comics went, with her being the newly hired secretary for Nelson & Murdock. However, following Nelson & Murdock's breakup in the back part of season 2, she ends up at the ''New York Bulletin'' as a reporter, and ends up taking over the confidant role normally played by Ben Urich in the comics (due to Ben having been killed by Wilson Fisk at the end of season 1). Then in season 3, she's fired from the ''Bulletin'' after Dex's attack, and ends the season back at a reformed Nelson Murdock & Page as an in-house private investigator.
*** In the comics, Elton Healy/Oddball is an ex-street performer. In the Netflix show, [[AdaptationNameChange John]] Healy is a hitman working for Wilson Fisk.
*** In the comics, Bullseye grew up as a street criminal. In the Netflix show, Benjamin "Dex" Poindexter worked at a suicide hot line, then served in the Army, and finally ended up in the FBI.
** ''Series/LukeCage2016'': Luke's background is changed from Luke still began as a petty criminal with his best friend (and unbeknownst to him, half-brother) Diamondback. But unlike in the comics, Luke got a chance to escape his criminal lifestyle by becoming a Marine and later a deputy sheriff. However, That he got out of the petty criminal is still there and is the cause for his lifestyle but Diamondback didn't caused a rift with his half-brother Diamondback.between them that culminated in Diamondback framing Luke for some crimes and getting him thrown in prison.



*** In the comics, Raymond "Piranha" Jones grew up in poverty and lost all of his teeth by the age of 15, replacing them with long, sharpened steel spikes. He then became a criminal at an early age, eventually rising to the level of crime boss. The Piranha we get in season 2 of ''Luke Cage'', on the other hand, is a Wall Street financier. The origins of his nickname were also appropriately changed.

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*** In the comics, Raymond "Piranha" Jones grew up in poverty and lost all of his teeth by the age of 15, replacing them with long, sharpened steel spikes.spikes, which was how he earned his nickname "Piranha". He then became a criminal at an early age, eventually rising to the level of crime boss. The Piranha we get in season 2 of ''Luke Cage'', on His Netflix counterpart grew up as the other hand, is bastard son of a Wall Street financier. The origins of his broker and a prostitute, and rose to become a genius financier and banker; and gave himself the nickname were also appropriately changed."Piranha" because he considered himself the kind of person that others never saw coming.


** In ''Film/SuicideSquad'', Harley Quinn is shown to have been a psychiatrist, not a psychologist, prior to becoming a villain. [[note]] Harley has been either of these in the comics in what is a serious case of DependingOnTheWriter with the two jobs being almost interchangeable.[[/note]]

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** In ''Film/SuicideSquad'', ''Film/SuicideSquad2016'', Harley Quinn is shown to have been a psychiatrist, not a psychologist, prior to becoming a villain. [[note]] Harley has been either of these in the comics in what is a serious case of DependingOnTheWriter with the two jobs being almost interchangeable.[[/note]]


* ''WesternAnimation/ReignOfTheSupermen'' reimagines Joan Dale, the Golden Age heroine Miss America, from a reporter to basically a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of UsefulNotes/HillaryClinton in a "What if Hillary won the 2016 Presidental election?", which is a reference to the original story seeing her and her husband UsefulNotes/BillClinton i attendance to Superman's funeral during Bill's tenure as President.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ReignOfTheSupermen'' reimagines Joan Dale, the Golden Age heroine Miss America, from a reporter to basically a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of UsefulNotes/HillaryClinton in a "What if Hillary won the 2016 Presidental election?", election?" scenario, which is a reference to the original story seeing her and her husband UsefulNotes/BillClinton i in attendance to Superman's funeral during Bill's tenure as President.


* ''WesternAnimation/ReignOfTheSupermen'' reimagines Joan Dale, the Golden Age heroine Miss America, from a reporter to basically a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of UsefulNotes/HillaryClinton in a "What if Hillary won the 2016 Presidental election?", which is a reference to the original story feature her and her husband UsefulNotes/BillClinton during his tenure as President.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ReignOfTheSupermen'' reimagines Joan Dale, the Golden Age heroine Miss America, from a reporter to basically a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of UsefulNotes/HillaryClinton in a "What if Hillary won the 2016 Presidental election?", which is a reference to the original story feature seeing her and her husband UsefulNotes/BillClinton i attendance to Superman's funeral during his Bill's tenure as President.


** ''Film/IronMan'' changes [[Comicbook/WarMachine James Rhodes]] from a former Marine who became Tony Stark's pilot after leaving the military to an active officer in the U.S. Air Force who serves as Stark Industries' military liaison.

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** ''Film/IronMan'' changes [[Comicbook/WarMachine [[ComicBook/WarMachine James Rhodes]] from a former Marine who became Tony Stark's pilot after leaving the military to an active officer in the U.S. Air Force who serves as Stark Industries' military liaison.



*** [[Comicbook/TheFalcon Sam Wilson]] goes from an [[DependingOnTheWriter ex-criminal]] and social worker to an ex-USAF pararescueman and a VA councilor.
*** Alexander Pierce goes from a Comicbook/{{SHIELD}} field agent to a member of the World Security Council.
*** [[Comicbook/{{Agent 13}} Sharon Carter]] starts out as a SHIELD agent like the comics but later joins the CIA.

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*** [[Comicbook/TheFalcon [[ComicBook/TheFalcon Sam Wilson]] goes from an [[DependingOnTheWriter ex-criminal]] and social worker to an ex-USAF pararescueman and a VA councilor.
*** Alexander Pierce goes from a Comicbook/{{SHIELD}} ComicBook/{{SHIELD}} field agent to a member of the World Security Council.
*** [[Comicbook/{{Agent 13}} [[ComicBook/Agent13 Sharon Carter]] starts out as a SHIELD agent like the comics but later joins the CIA.



** ''Film/AntMan'' makes [[Comicbook/AntMan Hank Pym]] a former SHIELD agent, though he was still a scientist as well. He also eventually retired to run his own technology company, while the comic version of Hank mostly stuck to research.

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** ''Film/AntMan'' makes [[Comicbook/AntMan [[ComicBook/AntMan Hank Pym]] a former SHIELD agent, though he was still a scientist as well. He also eventually retired to run his own technology company, while the comic version of Hank mostly stuck to research.



*** Princess Comicbook/{{Shuri|Marvel Comics}} is doesn't really have a job in the comics, but TheMovie made her a scientist and the head of the Wakandan Design Group.

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*** Princess Comicbook/{{Shuri|Marvel Comics}} is ComicBook/{{Shuri}} doesn't really have a job in the comics, but TheMovie made her a scientist and the head of the Wakandan Design Group.

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* In ''Theatre/TheKansasCollection'', Ozma is a queen instead of a princess. She ''is'' crowned a queen in ''Literature/TheMarvelousLandOfOz'', but she's a princess in future titles.


* ''WesternAnimation/ReignOfTheSupermen'' reimagines Joan Dale, the Golden Age heroine Miss America, from a reporter to basically a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of "What if UsefulNotes/HillaryClinton won the 2016 Presidental election?", which is a reference to the original story feature her and her husband UsefulNotes/BillClntion during his tenure as President.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ReignOfTheSupermen'' reimagines Joan Dale, the Golden Age heroine Miss America, from a reporter to basically a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of "What if UsefulNotes/HillaryClinton in a "What if Hillary won the 2016 Presidental election?", which is a reference to the original story feature her and her husband UsefulNotes/BillClntion UsefulNotes/BillClinton during his tenure as President.

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