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