Brave New World (NBC/Peacock)
If you're here because you read the book in high school and enjoyed it, your biggest issue with the show will be the overuse of Soma. The society is portrayed as on the cusp of falling apart and as needing Soma almost continuously to keep everyone happy (in the book their predestination and conditioning is mostly enough to keep them settled). The other changes, whilst significant (hello Wilhelmina Watson, I am here for your aesthetic) probably needed to happen for a book heavily built on philosophy. If you have never read Brave New World and just happened to stumble into the show, then your (aka MY) biggest complaint is the costuming. Why, in futuristic shows, are the women always in glossy plastic outfits while the men are dressed like they time traveled there directly from a 1980s suit shop?
Other big changes: Lenina's entire character, the physical capabilities of the various castes, the reservation, the role of the World Controllers.
(Pictured: 1--the Savage Reservation and New London, 2--John the Savage and Lenina, 3--Helm Watson and a Feely, 4--Mustafa Mond and John, 5--Linda (ha!!) and Lenina/Bernard)
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