The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 19

Things keep building as the season winds down to its finale; the tension is so thick you just want to …well, yeah, it’s kind of ‘climactic” like an orgasm. But the big finale is our finish, so we have to just grab the sheets and squirm. In this episode, Stefan’s ‘blood problem’ is getting really…

The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 18

As the season winds down, tension builds, –and it comes to a head when Johnathan Gilbert, brother of Elena’s father, returns to town. Not only does this ‘long lost’ type character come back to town, he also comes back with a chip on his shoulder, during kind of a bad time for everyone involved. Everyone…

The Vampire Diaries, Season 1 Episode 17

A lot happens in this episode, –it’s busy, and thank god, it’s the end of bullshit filler silliness. At least, not so much filler in this episode. As it turns out, Pearl isn’t really interested in killing a bunch of people; she wants to re-assimilate the vampire population in Mystic Falls, without really causing a…

The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 16

Detecting the main thread of the story in this episode is a little difficult; the episode throws three subplots at you at once, and you have to kind of wait to see where it’s going, unlike the last episode, which was slightly more straight forward. Pearl, Anna’s mother, is being a total bitch; the rest…

The Vampire Diaries, Season One, Episode 15

With Jenna’s help, Elena gets the address of a friend of her possible birth-mother; while Elena is busy debating on whether or not to go visit her, Stefan is trying to figure out if Damon killed Elena’s mother. Before Elena visits Trudie Peterson, friend of Isabel Fleming, –Jenna spills the beans to Alaric Saltzman, Isabel’s…

The Vampire Diaries, Season 1 Episode 12

The vampire that almost attacked Elena in the last episodeĀ  poses as a pizza guy for an invitation inside Elena’s house. Stefan gives Elena vervain, and vervain jewelry for her family and friends. She gives out the jewelry, but after a creepy phonecall, Stefan also gives Elena the vampire compass so she can detect her…

The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 11

Finally! God, months without the Vampire Diaries, and for what? Those lazy Hollywood jerk-offs. And the last episode was left at such a crazy cliff-hanger! Gosh! Elena Gilbert, trapped under her wrecked car, while a vampire advances, –but Damon shows up, and saves the day, freeing her from the vehicle. The second Damon shows, the…

The Vampire Diaries Season 1, Episode 10

Despite the last episode tying pretty much everything up, and introducing a couple new characters, this episode was pretty action packed. Logan is turned down an invitation, –thank god, since Logan is dead. He grabs a jogger for a snack, and heads out for the night. Jeremy Gilbert is reading and learning more about the…

The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 9

This is a really busy episode; questions are answered, and a new character is introduced. First of all, it’s becoming more clear that Emily is haunting Bonnie, and she wants something. There’s a little bit of weirdness between Matt and Caroline that only gets worse when Caroline confronts Matt after school, wanting to know what’s…