The Vampire Diaries (2009– )

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A high school girl is torn between two vampire brothers.

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 Elena Gilbert / ... (113 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Stefan Salvatore / ... (113 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Damon Salvatore (113 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Jeremy Gilbert (113 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Caroline Forbes (113 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Bonnie Bennett (112 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Matt Donovan (112 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Tyler Lockwood (112 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Alaric Saltzman (64 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Klaus (50 episodes, 2011-2014)
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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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Claire Holt (Rebekah) was cast by Kevin Williamson after she had auditioned for a role in his other series The Secret Circle (2011). 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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Not Twilight but not True Blood
14 November 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

In this day and age it's the time of the Vampires. You have Twilight and True blood and Vampire Diaries but don't let them keep you from watching. While many tend to compare it with the two, it's actually very different. Vampire Diaries, based off a series written 15 years before Twilight,is about a girl Elena who just lost her parents when a new guy, Stefan Salvatore, comes to town but with Stefan also comes trouble, his brother Damon Salvatore. This show is definitely the middle of Twi and True Blood. It has a romance like Twilight and the intensity of True Blood. What this show has is a lot of twists and turns that you don't expect.

The only flaw may be the characters. While there is a lot of character development, it really only applies to the main ones. The supporting characters like Caroline and Matt seem flat. Even though Matt seems to have some roundness, Caroline just doesn't seem to change, she is always that annoying whiny girl;there are even times when Elena can be naive.

All in all, despite it's flaws, every episode has a mystery to it; it's hard to guess what's going to happen. Believe me at the end of every episode, maybe even in between commercials, you begin to speculate what the end possibilities could be.


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