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 […]
This week’s episode of “The Vampire Diaries” was a backdoor pilot for a proposed spin-off series, “The Originals”, that focused on everyone’s favorite dysfunctional family of ancient vampires.
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 […]
“The Vampire Diaries” is often a dark show, but this week’s episode, “Stand By Me,” was the “Sophie’s Choice” of teen vampire series. It was really, really depressing. The show said goodbye to a core character in a way that seemed pretty damn permanent. It also said goodbye to the Elena (Nina Dobrev) we have […]
Remember all of the times that you’ve read about a discovery that will cure cancer or AIDS? Remember how after further study they turned out not to be as effective as early tests indicated? That’s what happened on this week’s episode of “The Vampire Diaries,” “Down the Rabbit Hole.” Yes, there’s one or two of […]