After hugging Caroline, Bonnie turns to Stefan and tells him, “I saw her. "[52] Mike Hale of The New York Times gave the series an honorable mention on his list of the top TV shows of 2009.[53]. Because she’s about to get everything she wants: Mystic Falls up in flames along with everyone in it. Back at the bell tower, Damon and Matt show up to stop Vicki from ringing the bell, but as she tells them, there’s nothing they can do. After one final hug, Matt and Peter head to the town square, leaving Vicki to ring the bell for the twelfth time. The Salvatores battle Katherine Pierce one final time, and not everyone makes it out alive. But it’s been nearly two centuries since Stefan made Damon become a vampire, and as he tells Damon in what might be my favorite line of the entire hour, “I have fought to turn you into the man who deserves the happiness that’s out there right now, so let me do this for you.” But Damon’s still not budging. Stefan stabs her with the bone dagger they had made in the last episode, which buys them a little time before she inevitably wakes up. Bob Mahoney/The CW. (And how fitting that Katherine should die in the very tomb where she was supposed to spend all those years desiccating.). Let’s not forget that Katherine knows where to hit the Salvatores so it hurts. On October 31, 2013, DC Comics launched a comic book series based on the TV show. So with one final “I love you,” Caroline heads to the Armory, where Bonnie is currently in the middle of, once again, finding a way to save the day. They talked all night. From there, we cut to Elena leaning against a grave outside the Salvatore crypt, where she visits Stefan as she writes in her green journal. Caroline tries using the classic, “It’s Elena” excuse that has worked so many times before, but now, Caroline has daughters who need her. As Damon tells her, he’s looking forward to dying at her side. By the time Caroline gets to the Armory, she has to leave Bonnie behind to get out of town with Ric and the girls. And how amazing is that? Season three episode six, “To Whom It May Concern,” was directed by Lauren Petzke from a script by Thomas Brandon and will air on March 11, 2021. Their relationship becomes increasingly complicated as Stefan's mysterious older brother Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder) returns, with a plan to bring back their past love Katherine Pierce (also played by Dobrev), a vampire who looks exactly like Elena. Elena, excited to see her best friend, hugs Bonnie before realizing what this means: If Bonnie’s here, that means Bonnie is dead, and that’s not okay with Elena. [83][84] Region B's releases varied; the United Kingdom on August 23, 2010,[85] Brazil on August 26, 2010,[86] and Australia on September 1, 2010.[87]. Both United States versions include commentary by cast and crew members on selected episodes, deleted scenes, behind-the-scenes featurettes, webisodes, and a downloadable audiobook of L.J. As Ric tells Caroline, “I don’t need to remind you what it’s like to lose your mother.” Yeah, Ric’s not pulling any punches at this point, guys. However long it takes. Her response? They can’t make the moment romantic, because that would feel odd, but they have to acknowledge that they’re saying goodbye to an epic love, and they handle it so perfectly. The Vampire Diaries Season 2 will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on August 30, 2011. With tears in his eyes, Damon compels Stefan to walk out of the tunnels and not stop until Damon’s death breaks the compulsion. That said, the show's fandom has the smallest amount of spatial variation of all 50 shows".[57]. Luckily, Enzo is there… along with all the Bennett witches, including Grams and Lucy! Jumping ahead to what I assume is Elena’s death, Damon disappears from the picture as she turns to realize she’s back home. Damon is quick to remind his brother that he wasn’t responsible for Enzo, but when Stefan argues that he’s responsible for every drop of blood he’s spilled, Damon chimes in that he’s spilled more. [29] The third season premiered on September 15, 2011. Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, and Paul Wesley star in the CW’s romance-infused vampire soap opera. If we’re talking about big themes, and the redemption of it all, I love the idea that a show about vampires ends with peace. [22] On May 19, 2009, the series was officially ordered for the 2009–2010 season. It was the start of their love story — that was the night that they would talk and it would be epic. After a “hello, brothers,” Katherine explains that Elena is still in her spiritual coma. Additional storylines revolve around the other inhabitants of the town, most notably Elena's younger brother Jeremy Gilbert (Steven R. McQueen) and aunt Jenna Sommers (Sara Canning), her best friends Bonnie Bennett (Kat Graham) and Caroline Forbes (Candice King), their mutual friends Matt Donovan (Zach Roerig) and Tyler Lockwood (Michael Trevino), Matt's older sister Vicki Donovan (Kayla Ewell), and their history teacher, vampire hunter Alaric Saltzman (Matthew Davis). Creatures of unspeakable horror lurk beneath this town as a teenage girl is suddenly torn between two vampire brothers. It was epic. As Damon puts it, Katherine “played the long game and finally beat us.” At least that’s what he thinks before he rounds the corner and sees that Elena’s coffin is empty. © Copyright 2021 Meredith Corporation. She’d rather be dead and gone, which she will be once she rings that bell for the twelfth time. It’s also a potentially unintentional nod to the season 2 finale, when Damon, on his deathbed thanks to a werewolf bite, told Elena that he thought she would’ve liked him if she’d met him when he was human. Damon says, “I love you, little brother,” before Stefan can say it back. "[48] Linda Stasi of the New York Post gave the premiere a perfect score, saying that she was "hooked after one episode." Entertainment Weekly may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Faced with the fallout from his interaction with Cade (guest star Wole Parks), Stefan (Paul Wesley) is determined to have one thing go right - Christmas Eve with Caroline. If you look closely, Elena left her necklace. With that, the girl who lost her parents in the pilot gets them back in the series finale as she ends things with a Gilbert family hug. Initially, Kevin Williamson had little interest in developing the series, finding the premise too similar to Stephenie Meyer's successful novels, Twilight. It is a TV adaption of L.J. Now there is a spin-off called The Originals, that goes into depth about the original vampire family from The Vampire Diaries. But Stefan has mistakes to pay for as well: He owes it to Bonnie and Enzo. Standing at the Salvatore house, Stefan opens the door, and there stands Damon. In a final montage, we find out that Matt received a bench for his efforts as sheriff of Mystic Falls, and he’s even contemplating running for mayor. And according to Ric’s voiceover, “That is the beginning of another story.” BUT IS IT A STORY THEY’RE GOING TO TELL?! And when Elena rounds the corner, Damon gets his reunion…. It does not take anything away from Damon and Elena’s love story or Stefan and Caroline’s love story, but by the simple fact that Stefan told Elena that his brother was the right man in this scenario, it brings us back to the love triangle that was the foundation of this show for so long. Elena, naturally confused, asks for an explanation. Stefan is human… which means Damon can compel him. Caroline leaves the snow globe he gave her once upon a time on his grave, which Damon follows with his daylight ring. It's probably best not to miss this season opener, which shows. He was ready. And that’s one of the things I love most about this moment. "[49] Conversely, San Francisco Chronicle's Tim Goodman, gave the episode a highly critical review, calling the series "awful." … And now, finally, she’s going to get to know that guy. As we head to the Salvatore crypt, Elena’s diary entry continues, “This life will be good and beautiful, but not without heartbreak. So much was happening in that final act that I think it would’ve benefited from giving viewers more time to really feel each moment. “He’s my brother,” he tells her. And for the second time in two weeks, he’s proven that he’s gone from the man who once promised his brother an eternity of misery to the one who’s willing to do anything to let his brother live. Two weeks ago, I talked about how I always felt like Damon had to sacrifice everything to save his brother in order to achieve the redemption that the show had been working toward. Ric had come to the conclusion that they’d need a few million volts of mystical energy to destroy hell, which roughly translates to: the amount of energy contained in hellfire. (He’s always had a thing for killing her.) But as Caroline reminds him, they’re a family now. But that’s not what happened…, Back at the bell tower, Matt brings his father to see Vicki — not to talk her out of what she’s doing but simply to let him see his daughter one last time. Smith's The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening. Not this time. “I Was Feeling Epic”: Eight seasons ago, Elena Gilbert met Stefan Salvatore. And then there’s Jeremy Gilbert, who’s returned to teach children? The Vampire Diaries is an American supernatural horror romance television series created by Kevin Williamson based on the novels of the same name by author L. J. Smith.It was officially picked up for the 2009–10 season on May 19, 2009. Appearing to Bonnie, Enzo tells her that it’s not her time before he pulls her back into the light, which causes her to wake up. The Vampire Diaries, a one-hour American supernatural drama, was officially renewed for a third season by The CW on April 26, 2011, that aired from September 15, 2011, to May 10, 2012. Producers reported that there would be a transition of the characters in both series. The series premiered on The CW on September 10, 2009, and concluded on March 10, 2017, having aired 171 episodes over eight seasons. The first season of The Vampire Diaries began airing in the United States on Thursday, September 10, 2009. But before she does, Ric tells Caroline Stefan’s plan — to sacrifice himself to save everyone — and she does the only thing she can do: She has Ric pull the car over so that she can call Stefan. The concepts and characters developed in the series served to launch a media franchise that includes other television series, web series, novels and comic books. Walking down the hallway away from Elena — which took me back to the moment he did the same in season 4 after hearing her say she loved Damon for the first time — Stefan opens the doors and enters… peace. Every RuPaul's Drag Race season 13 runway look, ranked, Spread the love with EW's Valentine's Day gift guide, The Masked Dancer revealed: Every unmasked celebrity on season 1, The Vampire Diaries, EP 816A, " I Was Feeling Epic", The Vampire Diaries recap: 'You Made a Choice to Be Good'. And be sure to check out my chat with the showrunners and the cast’s reaction to the finale. However, the rest of the seasons have been filmed in Covington, Georgia (which doubles as the show's fictional small town of Mystic Falls, Virginia) and various other communities around Greater Atlanta[24] to take advantage of local tax incentives. After it opened, the school received a $3 million donation from… KLAUS MIKAELSON! Preview of 'Legacies' season 3 episode 7 with photos, plot details, cast, and trailer. Instead, it was about which brother would make the ultimate choice, and once again, it was Stefan. I can walk away feeling like I got closure on each and every one — and maybe a little hope on one in particular — all the while not one stands out as the “winner.” And that’s not a small feat. He tells Caroline it’s time for her to leave town and to take the tunnels that lead to the Armory. (I guess Jeremy was busy at the school.) There are things that didn’t work perfectly: I would’ve loved for it to have been two hours to give some of the scenes more time to breathe. Previous article ‘SEAL Team’ Season 4 Episode 10 Photos, Plot, Cast and Air Date. The brothers' history and the town's mythology are revealed through flashbacks as the series goes on. “Tonight I saw a side of Damon that I hadn’t seen in a while: the older brother I looked up to, the son who enlisted in the Civil War to please his father, the Damon I knew when I was a boy. [28] On April 26, 2011, The CW renewed the show for a third season. Dobrev returned to record a voiceover for the seventh-season finale and returned as a guest star in the series finale. With that, they set out to find Elena. 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Television Studios, Television series created by Kevin Williamson, Television shows filmed in Georgia (U.S. state), Articles with dead external links from October 2020, Wikipedia pages semi-protected against vandalism, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 April 2021, at 10:23. [5] The final season began airing on October 21, 2016 and ended March 10, 2017. After this season brought us our first “I love you”s from the Salvatores, the finale gives us our first “I love you” exchange from them. But Ric is done saving the day. Together, the badass Bennett women send the hellfire back to hell. [80] It was released on DVD in Region 2 on August 23, 2010. The Vampire Diaries recap: Season 8, Episode 3. As Bonnie puts it, “I’m gonna save the world and you need to get in that car and drive away.” Ric promises to fill Caroline in, so she leaves her best friend with one final thought: “Don’t do anything stupid, Bonnie Bennett.” And as she’s done so many times before, Bonnie promises she’ll be fine, all the while knowing there’s a good chance she won’t be. Between losing Liz and losing Stefan, they’ve come together, and much like Alaric said last week during the wedding, loss is what brought all these people together. Smith's popular book series of the same name. As for Tyler and Vicki, they watch Matt with pride before turning and walking off to their peace. Flashing back to 1914, Kol is on a quest to ally with the witches of the French Quarter. Also on the grave? [55] Adding in DVR numbers, the ratings for the premiere swelled to an official 5.7 million viewers. [93], Former president of entertainment at The CW, Dawn Ostroff, mentioned a spin-off idea in 2010 that she said could happen in a few years. I CANNOT with this. Awakening gives answers to some questions about Kol's past, including the origins of his rivalry with his family and the unique backstory he has with the New Orleans witches. Damon and Caroline stare at Stefan’s grave marker, which claims Stefan is “now at peace,” and Caroline believes that. So, with Damon out of the way, Stefan held Katherine in place and just before he daggered her, told her one last time to, quite literally, burn in hell. Then, just before he closed his eyes and accepted his fate, Stefan turned to Damon and said, “Goodbye, brother.” OH MY GOD I HAVE SO MANY EMOTIONS. Caroline promises to get to safety, but first, she has to meet up with Stefan. The pilot episode … The series is set in the fictional town of Mystic Falls, Virginia, a town charged with supernatural history. “Family first,” he tells her. “He wanted you because I wanted you,” Katherine says. Sybil takes revenge on Damon on The Vampire Diaries Season 8 Episode 10, so Bonnie and Caroline go inside his mind. [30] The fourth season premiered on October 11, 2012. Please accept this contribution to your virtuous cause. At least, that’s Damon’s plan. Seriously. What did you think of the finale? In an instant, he drops Elena, mostly because she’s Katherine. Bonnie was supposed to live a full life and grow old, but as Bonnie tells Elena, “I can be with Enzo now… I’m ready.”, But Enzo’s not. Goodman disliked the dialogue and hoped that the extras on Buffy the Vampire Slayer would "return en masse to eat the cast of Vampire Diaries, plus any remaining scripts. However, at the urging of Julie Plec, he began to read the books. The show's second season opened to favorable reviews. Claire Holt made a special cameo in The Vampire Diaries, in the episodes "I Know What You Did Last Summer"[171] and "500 Years of Solitude". She also praised Dobrev's performance in this episode, addressing her behavior as another reason the final revelation from Meredith was more shocking and believable. But Stefan has something else in mind. Bonnie quickly calls Stefan and tells him that Katherine has to be in hell when she destroys it, and he’s willing to do whatever it takes. At the Television Critics Association winter 2016 press tour, CW president Mark Pedowitz announced an official crossover between The Vampire Diaries and The Originals, where Stefan goes on the run and finds a haven in New Orleans where he runs into Klaus.[173]. [33][34], On March 11, 2016, The CW renewed the series for an eighth season,[35] but on July 23, 2016, announced that the eighth season, consisting of 16 episodes, would be the show's last. The CW renewed the show for a fifth season on February 11, 2013. He’s getting the girls out of town, and he wants Caroline to come along. ), The action starts with Bonnie’s collapse. He’ll be dead in 60 years. [82] In Region A, it was released on Blu-ray on August 31, 2010. [88] Region B's releases varied; the United Kingdom on August 22, 2011,[89] Brazil on August 25, 2011. As a final goodbye, everyone pays their respects to Stefan. In terms of redemption, this one moment has delivered it for both brothers: Damon because he was willing to sacrifice himself, and Stefan because he did. I saw Elena.”. Elena then sits Caroline down to tell her what Stefan whispered in her ear: “Tell Caroline I heard her,” he told her. Stefan’s trying CPR to resuscitate her, but it’s not working. Developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, the supernatural drama was based on L.J. After all, it’s not just Elena; Damon won’t leave her, so Bonnie has to save them both. How to chop wood while in a super tight tank?). “Rude.” Ugh, I have missed her so much. Damon calls her out on being jealous of Elena because “Stefan and I both would choose her over you.” But two can play that game. Diana Steenbergen of IGN praised the episode and the writers for clearing up a couple of storylines and making all of them come to ahead. When it’s clear neither is going to cave in the battle of “who needs redemption more,” Stefan tries a new approach: He’s human now. Then, mirroring the moment when she left with Klaus in season 2 and the moment they said goodbye in the season 6 finale, they let their hands slowly separate. She leaves him a voicemail, and just when I thought I could handle this conversation, Caroline says the best thing she could say in this situation (and also the thing that will make me cry the hardest): “I need you to know that I understand.” She tells him that she will love him forever before reiterating that, above all else, she understands. Just like in the season 3 finale, it came down to which brother, but this time, it wasn’t about who Elena would choose. Like love, it’s how we know we’re alive.” It’s a sentiment they’ve repeated throughout the series: Elena telling Stefan to feel something, anything — that our emotions are what make us human. Apparently Kai helped Katherine spell that room so Elena can’t get out. "[50], Many TV critics felt the series improved with each episode.

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