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The Vampire Diaries Season 3: Girls, Girls… Ghosts?

I won’t lie, –in my opinion, the Vampire Diaries is definitely a girls sow; there are a few things to attract the discerning males, –good action scenes, a few unbelievably hot chicks, and even some horror. But for the most part, it falls into the realm of ‘supernatural romantic drama’. Which is fine, really, but…

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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…

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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…

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The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 8

In this episode we’re introduced to Stefan’s oldest friend; the 350 year old Lexi, –she’s an absolute sweetheart, and the best part is, she’s older and stronger than Damon. So she can kick his ass any time. It’s Stefan’s birthday, and Lexi came to party with him. There’s maintenance to do after Vickie’s death; Matt,…

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The Vampire Diaries, Season 1 Episode 7

This episode moves pretty fast; they pack a hell of a lot of stuff into forty minutes of action. After Vickie attacks Ty in his car, Damon and Stefan reign her in; mostly Stefan, of course. He keeps her in the house and tries to get her accustomed to a non-human diet, and make her…

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Vampire Diaries, Season 1 Episode 6

In this episode, Elena finds out Stefan and Damon’s dirty secret; they’re vampires, and she learns later, after she initially runs from Stefan, through Stefan’s patient explaining, the whole story; the nature of the beast, so to speak. There are a few flashback scenes, and we find out more about Katherine; in Mystic Falls, 1864,…

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Vampire Diaries, Season 1 Episode 5

After Stefan’s cunning capture of Damon, he locks him down in the basement; the plan is to allow Damon to mummify, as a living corpse, then move him to the family tomb, and re-evaluate Damon in fifty years. Meanwhile, things between Stefan and Elena are getting strained; after four days of absence dealing with Damon,…

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The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 4

There’s the episode recap; anything you missed, no worries, you’ll catch up with the last episode here. Elena wakes up in the night, finding herself alone in the house, –’til she sees a shadow on the wall. In the living room, the lights won’t work, –but the TV does, and the news shows the latest…

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The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 3

We get another recap of the last episode; so if you missed anything, don’t worry, each new show makes sure to fill you in on the bold points of the old show. Caroline wakes up beside a sleeping Damon, feels her bite wound, and tries to sneak out, but he catches her. She puts up…

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The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 2

We open with a recap of everything that happened last episode, and then bring on the traditional urban legend camping scenario. The boyfriend goes to investigate scary noise outside tent, the girlfriend hears dripping noises on tent, investigates, sees dead boyfriend, runs, dies, …and Damon has struck again! I wonder if they’ll always open the…

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The Vampire Diaries, Season 1, Episode 1

Right away with the Vampire Diaries, you can see that this vampire show won’t be a PG-13 knock-off of True Blood; there’s a different atmosphere. The adjective “Twilight-esque” doesn’t apply. The background is dark and foreboding from the get-go, the vampire introduces himself, and we know already that vampires are not a culturally acceptable, if…

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