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  • Professor Alembick, who is a heavy smoker doesn't smoke in the TV episode.

  • While Tintin is reading the book about Syldavia,

  • somebody suddenly throws a stone wrapped with a threatening note, through the window.

  • But in the comic, there are a series of events that happened before that.

  • Tintin gets a phone call from a foreigner that wants to meet him.

  • The man gets knocked out right after he rings the doorbell.

  • Tintin then tries to open the stuck window to see if there is somebody running away

  • and breaks it.

  • Short after that, Thomson and Thompson also come by and try to clarify the situation,

  • but the foreigner suffers from amnesia.

  • Later that night, Tintin has the window fixed,

  • only for someone to break it again.

  • On the show, Tintin realizes that the Professor is suddenly smoking.

  • Also, In the comic, Thomson & Thompson came to say good bye and tell Tintin that they bought new hats,

  • which get blown away and driven over during departure.

  • Tintin now realizes that the professor doesn't smoke anymore.

  • So, in the comic the good professor is a chain smoker while the fake professor doesn't smoke.

  • And in the TV Episode it is reversed.

  • In the comic, Tintin goes straight to the police after he fell out of the airplane.

  • On the show he finds the fake professor's suitcase, which contains a notebook with info about the conspiracy

  • and that the two professors are twins.

  • At the police station he also calls Thomson and Thompson and tells them to look for the real professor Alembick.

  • On the show, Tintin get's out of Castafiore's car and arrives right at the museum in Klow.

  • But in the comic he is actually going through a lot more trouble before he arrives there.

  • As soon as Tintin reaches the next town, he gets imprisoned by the police.

  • At the next day he receives an anonymous letter with a plan to escape death.

  • It eventually turned out to be a trap, so they could easily shoot him while he tried to escape.

  • Luckily he did manage it.

  • In the comic, an ambulances arrives after the prison vehicle accident.

  • Tintin pretends to be unconscious in order to escape.

  • The fake Professor Alembick is accompanied by the official court photographer,

  • because he is not allowed to take photos.

  • In the TV episode he does that alone.

  • The King is informed that accomplices helped the fake Professor and the court photographer

  • to escape from the State prison.

  • On the show, Tintin sees an old cannon at the castle and finds out that there is a spring in the camera.

  • In the comic, he realizes that by seeing a toy cannon through a shop window.

  • There are three gangsters looking for the sceptre

  • and they get scared away by Thomson and Thompson and two guards.

  • On the show, one of the gangsters is waiting in the car

  • and Thomson and Thompson arrive together with the King.

  • In the comic, Tintin and the gangster are both spending the night in the mountains.

  • In the next morning, Tintin accidentally wakes the gangster with a falling stone,

  • and the chase continues.

  • On the show, Tintin steals the Bordurian fighter right after he got the sceptre.

  • In the comic, Tintin finds letters with information that Bordurian fascists want to take over Syldavia.

  • Tintin then is too hungry to head back and goes to the next house he sees,

  • which is a Bordurian frontier post.

  • Meanwhile, the gangster also regained consciousness and Tintin runs away.

  • He finally steals the fighter after spending another night in the mountains.

  • In the book, Tintin thinks about borrowing a horse,

  • but finds out that walking might be a better idea.

  • After returning the sceptre, Tintin also hands over the documents he found.

  • He also slept in the Palace.

  • Three days later, Tintin is informed that they arrested the enemies and found the fake Professor's notebook.

  • The one that Tintin found earlier on the show.

  • There is also a page about the foreigner who collapsed at Tintin's apartment.

  • It turns out that he is a Syldavian secret agent who came to help.

  • While the TV episode has already ended,

  • Tintin, Thomson and Thompson take a sea plane back home in the comic.

Professor Alembick, who is a heavy smoker doesn't smoke in the TV episode.

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Comic vs. Show: King Ottokar's Sceptre - In the Shadow of Tintin

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    Matthias posted on 2016/02/28
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