Fathers, brothers, flashbacks, and feathered wigs! "Alive and Kicking" took us back in time to reveal that the Mikaelson family's dysfunction runs deep.
Bonnie and Damon were trapped in the '90s! Elena damaged her brain! Jeremy had more sex! "Yellow Ledbetter" was an all-time great episode of The Vampire Diaries.
Humanity's greatest achievement is back for a fourth season, and the "Monsters Among Us" was as terrifying as it was brilliant.
And just like that, a near-perfect episode reclaimed our hearts and minds like an immortal monster reclaiming a popular tourist destination.
It's several months later and everyone has forgotten about Damon and Bonnie! Or have they? They probably haven't. Anyway, hey what's up? How are you?
"Smoke and Mirrors" saw everyone racing to Mexico for a brawl they'd never forget! Death, carnage, and gun battles ensued, plus somebody turned into a dog!
A banshee screamed at Derek, Scott ALMOST got some action, and Argent got rescued by a fire hunk. Plus there was a man with three eyes!
More assassins closed in on Beacon Hills, but did the newly unmasked Benefactor help or hinder our heroes' survival?
The werewolves were nearly killed by dubstep, plus another character was revealed to be a very buff supernatural creature!
The kids tried to draw out the Benefactor with their cleverest plan yet: Murdering Scott!
An assassin released a deadly virus during the PSATs!
The long-awaited sequel to the Internet's Favorite Film™ was not very good!
The Orphans had a bad day, but not as bad a day as the Buddhist werewolves!
"I.E.D." unveiled a whole new list of monster targets and at least ONE of them was a shirtless hunk! But WHO?