The Vampire Diaries Let the Right One In S01E17 (CW)

The Vampire Diaries logo on CW, image via wikipedia
The Vampire Diaries logo on CW, image via wikipedia

Fresh on the heels of the boring Twilight craze, and the well-deserved True Blood phase, CW is offering up its latest in teen dramas. Apparently, this show drew 5 million viewers its first night. That’s probably due to Twilight-hype. I can’t stand Twilight. It sucks ass. I couldn’t read the books, but read a review from Dan Bergstein on those Stephanie Meyer books. It was very entertaining. The movie kind of sucked as well.

This is the situation, as I’ve divined it using my psychic powers. The Fox network saw that Twilight was really working well. Wow, maybe vamps are cool again, said one exec. Another said, maybe not, remember Forever Knight. Then, everyone went bonkers for True Blood. The same exec said it confirmed his theory that vamps are back in, notably teen vamps, not crazy sex-addicted vamps. One exec mentioned Teen Wolf, the other slapped him on the back of the head.

So, we need to find a teen vampire series. Wait, my daughter used to read some vampire thingie called The Vampire Diaries in the 90s. Let’s pressure L. J. Smith to write some sequels as an added incentive. That will make it cool!

Warning: spoilers ahead

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Logan is back and both Damon and Stefan are after him. They aren’t the only ones, as the new boy in town, Alaric, is also a hunter. Other vampires are coming soon in order to break the vampires that were sealed in by Emily underneath the church. Now that Damon discovered this, he won’t be leaving Mystic Falls anytime soon. Elena gets into a bad accident and she meets one of the new vamps.

The show is getting less ridiculous, but I can’t really handle the romantic bits between Elena and Stefan. It’s still 100% pedophilia, as he’s almost 150 years older than she is.

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Jeremy is trying to get more info out of Anna. A big storm is coming into town. Frederic wants payback for the death of his girlfriend.

Damon says that he made a deal with her. It was kind of forced.

Jeremy gives the bracelet that Elena gave to him to Anna. She tells him that he should keep it. Jeremy says that he hasn’t got anything else.

Stefan wants to build up his strength and goes into the woods. For his folly, he gets staked by Frederic in the woods. Damon is looking for him. He goes to Elena’s house. Later, he goes to Pearl’s and finds that they’ve got Stefan inside. Damon can’t go in.

Frederic starts torturing Stefan. Harper tries to interfere, but gets tied up. Elena and Damon ask Alaric for help. They imply that Pearl knows how to find his wife.

The Mayor and Ty meet up with Pearl and Anna. Pearl decides to scope him out. Pearl finds out from the Mayor who Jeremy is. Pearl is pissed at her daughter for befriending Jeremy. She tells her mom that Jeremy already knows that she is a vampire. She gets slapped for that. Before leaving the Grill, she texts Jeremy that she will turn him.

Elena wants to go with the boys. Damon tells her that she isn’t going in. He can’t worry about her safety.

Alaric gets into the house and gets Mrs. Gibbons out. Damon can’t compel her, so he snaps her neck. He starts getting busy. Alaric comes back to the car and finds Elena gone. Who does she think she is, some kind of teenage ninja? This is the dumbest move ever. She goes into the basement. Damon kills a vamp. He says that Elena is insane. They free Stefan. Stefan asks them to free Harper. Frederic notices that something is amiss. Frederic and Damon get into it. Damon is still outnumbered. Alaric arrives as backup. Frederic goes after Stefan and Elena. Elena stakes him with one of Alaric’s needles. As Alaric and Damon try to leave the house, they come face to face with a bunch of vamps.

Caroline also gets lost in the woods and falls down a small cliff. She finds a body. Caroline and her mom come to see Matt and his mom. They found Vicki Donovan. It was her body that Caroline found.

Elena can’t revive Stefan, so she gives him her blood.

Pearl comes home and isn’t happy with the state of affairs. It lets Damon and Alaric the opportunity to leave without a fight.

Stefan goes postal on Frederic. Elena sees this.

Damon comes home and finds that Stefan is drinking human blood again.

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