Archive for the ‘Season 5’ Category


5.20 What Lies Beneath Press Release

By in April 11, 2014 • Filed in: Episode Synopsis, Season 5, The Show

 5.20 What Lies Beneath episode synopsis:

When Tyler turns up at the Salvatore house with the news that Markos’ plan to break the witches’ curse puts Stefan and Elena in imminent danger, Damon suggests they hide out in the remote cabin once owned by Caroline’s father. Once there, it becomes obvious to Caroline that Stefan and Elena are keeping a secret, so Damon comes up with a parlor game designed to expose the truth. A ghostly presence at the cabin uses violence and fire to make itself known. Meanwhile, Matt takes charge of Tyler’s plan to get information from one of the Travelers, and Bonnie continues to keep the truth about the Other Side from Jeremy, despite warnings from Grams.

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5.19 Man On Fire Press Release

By in April 6, 2014 • Filed in: Episode Synopsis, Season 5, The Show

5.19 Man On Fire episode synopsis:

FLASHBACKS TO THE 1960s — Stefan (Paul Wesley) tries to distract Elena (Nina Dobrev) from obsessing about the state of her relationship with Damon (Ian Somerhalder), while Bonnie (Kat Graham) does her best to be realistic about how the changes happening on the Other Side will affect her existence as the Anchor.  Damon demands the Traveler knife, forcing Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) and Matt (Zach Roerig) to admit it has gone missing.  Through flashbacks to election night, 1960, Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey) reveals to Elena, Stefan and Bonnie that he has learned what happened to his long-lost love, Maggie (guest star Heather Hemmens), and then, with the unwilling help of Liv (guest star Penelope Mitchell) and Luke (guest star Chris Brochu), things take an ugly turn.  Trying to calm Enzo down, Damon intervenes, but his words cause Enzo to make a desperate and dangerous decision that leads to a violent confrontation with Stefan.  Finally, Markos (guest star Raffi Barsoumian) enlists Sloan’s (guest star Caitlin McHugh) help in a ritual designed to break an ancient curse against the Travelers.  Tyler (Michael Trevino) is forced to play a dangerous part in the ritual, while witnessing the incredible power the Travelers now possess.  Michael Allowitz directed the episode written by Melinda Hsu Taylor & Matthew D’Ambrosio (#519).

SOURCE: The CW



5.18 Resident Evil Press Release

By in April 6, 2014 • Filed in: Episode Synopsis, Season 5, The Show

5.18 Resident Evil episode synopsis:

PAUL WESLEY MAKES HIS DIRECTORIAL DEBUT — Both Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) are suddenly having unsettling dreams of an alternate version of the life they might have had together. Bonnie (Kat Graham) has a disturbing encounter with Grams (guest star Jasmine Guy), who warns her about frightening changes on the Other Side. Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey) gives Damon (Ian Somerhalder) unwanted relationship advice, then admits he is searching for a woman he loved decades before while he was held captive by the Augustines. Liv (guest star Penelope Mitchell) enlists Matt (Zach Roerig), Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) and Tyler (Michael Trevino) to help track the Travelers and keep them from taking control of Mystic Falls. Bonnie is hurt and angry when she learns that Jeremy is working with Liv behind her back. Luke (guest star Chris Brochu) shows up at the Salvatore house and explains what he knows about Markos (guest star Raffi Barsoumian) and the Travelers to Damon, Elena and Enzo. Matt has a terrifying encounter with inhabitants of the Other Side. Finally, when Damon finds Markos, he is both relieved and disturbed by what Markos has to tell him.

SOURCE: The CW



The Vampire Diaries 5.11: “500 Years of Solitude” Review

By in January 24, 2014 • Filed in: Episode Reviews, Season 5, The Show

Critical Myth reviews 5.11 500 Years Of Solitude:

Contributor: John Keegan

Written by Julie Plec and Caroline Dries
Directed by Chris Grismer

Leave it to The Vampire Diaries to celebrate 100 episodes by having an episode-long deathwatch for one character while the rest of the gang is toasting her death.  Of course, when it’s Katherine, it’s easy enough to understand why Team Elena would be happily watching her suffer to the end.  Katherine is as much fun to watch slink around because she’s willing to do anything to survive, and that means she’s accumulated a lot of bad karma.

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5.13 Total Eclipse Of The Heart Official Synopsis

By in January 16, 2014 • Filed in: Episode Synopsis, Season 5, The Show

5.13 Total Eclipse Of The Heart official synopsis:

WELCOME TO THE BITTER BALL — Hoping to help everyone move past recent traumatic events, Caroline (Candice Accola) convinces Elena (Nina Dobrev) and Bonnie (Kat Graham) to attend Whitmore College’s “Bitter Ball” for broken-hearted students. Bonnie is intrigued with a fellow student named Liv (guest star Penelope Mitchell), who appears to be dabbling in witchcraft. Tyler (Michael Trevino) starts to worry about Matt’s (Zach Roerig) relationship with Nadia (guest star Olga Fonda). After making a disturbing discovery, Stefan (Paul Wesley) has a frustrating conversation with Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey). Dr. Wes (guest star Rick Cosnett) struggles to continue his research project with help from a new benefactor named Sloan (guest star Caitlin McHugh). Still bent on revenge, Damon and Enzo resort to violence to convince Bonnie and Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) to help them, but their plan takes an unexpected and horrifying turn.

SOURCE: The CW



Scoop Via TVLine

By in January 4, 2014 • Filed in: Season 5, Spoilers, The Show

PREVIOUSLY ON… | Damon broke up with Elena so he wouldn’t change her, Katherine had a heart attack and the truth about Wes and Grayson Gilbert’s experiments came out.

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The Vampire Diaries 5.11 500 Years Of Solitude Press Release

By in January 4, 2014 • Filed in: Episode Synopsis, Season 5, The Show

The Vampire Diaries 5.11 500 Years Of Solitude episode synopsis:

THE 100th EPSIODE: FLASHBACKS TO KATHERINE’S EARLY LIFE — As she faces a new crisis, Katherine (Nina Dobrev) remembers the traumatic night in 1490 when she gave birth to the daughter who was immediately taken from her.  Stefan (Paul Wesley) lets Elena, Caroline (Candice Accola) and Bonnie (Kat Graham) know that Katherine’s health has taken a turn for the worse, while Damon (Ian Somerhalder) Matt (Zach Roerig) and Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) discuss some of Katherine’s most notorious moments.  Nadia (guest star Olga Fonda) comes up with a frightening plan to protect her mother, and Stefan and Elena are forced to help her.  Meanwhile, Caroline is mortified when she realizes she forgot to fill Elena in on the latest shocking gossip, then indulges in a little scandalous behavior of her own.  Finally, Elena and Katherine share an unexpected moment of connection.  Chris Grismer directed the episode written by Julie Plec & Caroline Dries (#511).



Vampire Diaries 100th Episode Spoilers: Julie Plec Says to Expect “All the Surprises”

By in December 14, 2013 • Filed in: Interviews, Season 5, Spoilers, The Show

Warning: contains also major spoilers for 5.10 Fifty Shades Of Grayson!

We have to wait an agonizing six weeks until the next all new episode of The Vampire Diaries — but it sounds like it will be more than worth the wait as January 23 will bring us the 100th episode. That’s right, Season 5, Episode 11 (“500 Years of Solitude”) will bring us the big 1-0-0, and all signs point to it being epic. What did TVD showrunner Julie Plec just tease about it?

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