“The Originals” is “The Vampire Diaries” rebellious older brother. Premiering Thursday, Oct. 3 at 9/8c, the spin-off of the CW’s highest-rated show finds break out character Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and his Original Vampire siblings Elijah (Daniel Gilles) and Rebekah (Claire Holt) relocating to New Orleans, where Klaus’s old friend Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) rules over the […]
The big, bad villain on the CW’s “The Vampire Diaries” is getting his own series. Joseph Morgan first appeared during season two as Klaus Mikaelson, one of the world’s first vampires, who is also half-werewolf. He was a series regular in the third and fourth seasons.
To make a teen television vampire show analogy, the CW’s “The Originals” is to “The Vampire Diaries” as “Angel” was to “Buffy.” It’s a more sophisticated, adult spin-off of the hit vampire show with less guilt and angst and more partying and indulgence.
Multiple episodes of “The Vampire Diaries” have featured ghostly appearances from former characters. This week’s installment,”The Walking Dead”, may have been the most effective because there was some suspense about whether they might stick around permanently.
Humanity-free Elena was becoming tedious. So, it’s a relief when, in this week’s episode of “The Vampire Diaries,” “She’s Come Undone,” the Elena we know and love finally returns. Though, of course, because this is TVD, there’s a juicy twist. Unfortunately, there was about ten minutes worth of actual plot in this episode. The rest […]
Television proms are usually the proms every teenaged girl dreamed she would have, not just romantic, but significant. Over twenty years later, Brenda wearing the same dress as Kelly then losing her virginity to Dylan still resonates. So my bar for “The Vampire Diaries” prom episode was set a couple thousand feet high.The show usually […]
All season, everyone on “The Vampire Diaries” has been searching for the cure. In this week’s episode “American Gothic,” we finally see it in all its seemingly innocuous inanimate object glory. The cure as it turns out looks nothing like the band The Cure. We also see the far more aesthetically pleasing Elijah. Despite the […]
Tonight, two fan favorites return to the “The Vampire Diaries.” In the Thursday March 28 episode,”American Gothic,” Elena (Nina Dobrev’s) and Rebekah’s (Claire Holt) search for the cure for vampirism leads them to a small Pennsylvania town where Elena’s doppelganger, Katherine, is hiding. We’ve already seen the episode, which features several surprising moments that people […]
All you need to know about this week’s installment of “The Vampire Diaries,” “Because the Night”, is that it features flashbacks of Damon (Ian Somerhalder) as a punk in New York City during the 1970s. That already makes it an A+ episode. But humanity-free Elena (Nina Dobrev) emerges as a true bad ass, Lexie’s back, […]
For weeks we have waited to see humanity- free Elena wreak havoc as an evil cheerleader on “The Vampire Diaries.” It turns out that she is more Mean Girl than psychopath, which makes”Bring It On” a sightly anti-climactic episode. On the other hand, two new ships are born. Read below for their portmaneaus and the […]