The Vampire Diaries As I Lay Dying S02E22 (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

I’ll admit that the whole Petrova doppelganger is somewhat interesting, but the whole Sun/Moon curse thing that was laid onto them by some Shaman is idiotic. I ran out of time to watch the show and over the summer, I had other things to do then recap these. I have to admit that even though I started recapping the show to make fun of it, it’s slightly grown on me, thanks to the interesting changes that have happened at the end of the second season. The third season just started and I’m trying to catch up.

The show ended quite well in the second season. There were a lot of changes, quite a few characters died then came back, but all in all, it’s not so bad. I’ve actually started watching the third season.

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Damon wants Elena’s forgiveness, but she needs time. Time that Damon doesn’t have. He plans on committing suicide. He takes off his ring and steps into the sun. His brother saves him.

Stefan puts him in holding. He has Bonnie looking for a cure. Bonnie is going to contact some dead witches to get some help for Damon. Emily Bennett won’t say anything. There is some kind of a cure. The spirits said Klaus.

Klaus wakes up in sunlight. He can change at will. Klaus isn’t telling him where his family is yet.

Elena and Jeremy are trying to have a bit of normal time. Stefan tells Elena about Damon’s impeding doom.

Stefan goes to see Catherine. Surprisingly, Klaus and Elijah pop in. Klaus kills Elijah. That was predictable. Klaus stakes Stefan again. He wants the old Stefan back. He bites Catherine with his werewolf face and then gives her his blood. She heals up. The cure is his blood. In exchange, he wants Stefan in his servitude. He makes Stefan drink blood. A lot of blood. Klaus compels Catherine to bring his blood over to Damon.

She actually comes to see Damon. Stefan didn’t believe that she would. Catherine says that Stefan sacrificed himself for his brother.

The Sheriff comes to see Damon. She’S got a deputy with her and they open Damon’s cell.

The Sheriff tries to shoot Damon but ends up shooting Jeremy instead. Caroline has to give him her blood. It doesn’t work. Bonnie takes him back to the cellar and tries to plead with the dead witches for help. Jeremy is back alive.

Jeremy tells Bonnie that he feels different.

Klaus keeps his whole family in a shipping container. He has his brother put in there as well. He wants to leave the town with Stefan. He has Stefan drain and kill an innocent girl.

Jeremy wakes up in the middle of the night and finds Vicki and Anna haunting him.

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