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A teenage girl is torn between two vampire brothers.

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 Damon Salvatore (143 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Bonnie Bennett / ... (143 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Caroline Forbes (143 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Matt Donovan (143 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Stefan Salvatore / ... (142 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Elena Gilbert / ... (133 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Jeremy Gilbert (133 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Tyler Lockwood / ... (133 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Alaric Saltzman / ... (95 episodes, 2009-2015)
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The vampire brothers Damon and Stefan Salvatore, eternal adolescents, having been leading "normal" lives, hiding their bloodthirsty condition, for centuries, moving on before their non-aging is noticed. They are back in the Virginia town where they became vampires. Stefan is noble, denying himself blood to avoid killing, and tries to control his evil brother Damon. Stefan falls in love with schoolgirl Elena, whose best friend is a witch, like her grandma. Written by KGF Vissers

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Zach Roerig, Michael Trevino and Paul Wesley originally auditioned to play Damon before landing their respective roles. See more »

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Damon Salvatore: I DO believe in killing the messenger. Why? Because it sends a message.
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Definitely worth a watch!
10 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

Okay, so there's been an overload of vampires. 1st, Twilight, then Jennifer's Body and blah blah blah.. but Vampire Diaries is different, and definitely here to stay.

For starters, it follows the basic rules that apply to vampires, unlike Twilight where Edward Cullen just goes into Bella's house without any invitation, etc.

What's also gripping is the fact that it has other characters from the magical world, like Witches and all. It also sticks to its plot, so what we are seeing is actually a story which has vampires as a part of it, not the other way around.

Definitely worth a try, and one of the best shows of Fall '09.

And the coupling of it with Supernatural on Thursday, making it a Thrilling Thursday on CW is quite cool too! A 9/10 for me!


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