Eric over at IGN had a chance to chat with Nina Dobrev about what’s coming up next for Katherine. IGN: With the rising threat of Klaus, it puts a different spin on things with Katherine, because now there’s a potential… Continue Reading
Jules wakes in the forest after another night as a wolf. Only this time, she’s been busy. She is bloodied up, and gets up to realise that she has slaughtered a bunch of campers in the night. Somewhat remorselessly, she… Continue Reading
Here’s another promotional poster posted by the CW on their blog today. “If you can’t tell them apart, come closer.” I’m sure we can all guess who’s in this one…is it Thursday yet??? The Vampire Diaries returns with an all… Continue Reading
It seems such a long time ago, doesn’t it. That moment when – after staying with Stefan that first night – Elena wanders across to her boyfriend’s bedroom table and sees a faded, yellowing photograph of a girl identical, sitting… Continue Reading
This episode marked a turning point in both plotlines and mythology for the show, and the swift and somewhat brutal introduction of three new characters – two in particular – has seen the mystery bar raised yet again to another… Continue Reading
Firstly, apologies this is so late – life called as they say, but strap in. One double whammy of recapping for your reading pleasure coming right up. You know, you’d think when they were handing out life skills, that some… Continue Reading
We thought we would create a post on all the really cute TVD related Halloween costumes that were sent to us on Twitter. Here is a great Katherine, but first my favorite…Ian Somerhalder dressed as “Stefan Salvatore”. Too adorable. If… Continue Reading
For the record, this is will be an epically massive recap. Just so’s you know. My apologies for that…
With television – like most things in life – as much as you’d like to think otherwise, you can only ever prepare for what you think is going to happen. When it came to this episode – our first one back after that hideous lapse in viewing networks call a hiatus – this is exactly what I did.
In reality, I really should have known better.
In quite possibly the most compelling episode to date, there were a number of twists in Plan B that even the most clairvoyant of viewers would have had a crazy hard time emotionally surviving, let alone predicting.
And so it was that we were reminded of that most epic of contributing factors that makes this show great: the creative prowess of Julie Plec & Kevin Williamson, and their innate ability to leave you feeling like you’ve had your heart pulled out of your nose, by pulling a plot stunt (or ten) so wild, so breathtaking, that you get to the end of it wondering how on earth you aren’t dead.
With that in mind, here’s my take on the moments that had us all put our fingers on the speed dial for a paramedic for one reason or another, just in case. Continue Reading