The Originals

Season 1 Episode 5

Sinners and Saints

35
Aired Monday 8:00 PM Oct 29, 2013 on The CW
9.1
out of 10
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84 votes
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Klaus is angry with Sophie when his unborn baby gets in danger. Elijah and Rebekah learn something about Sophie's past. Marcel asks Klaus to with him to the bayou, while Rebekah, Hayley and Sophie have plans of their own. Daniella has an unexpected ally to whom she reveals disturbing information about the witches.

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  • In this episode the whole storyline is turned on it's head!

    10
    In this episode the whole storyline is turned on it's head! The bad guys are not so bad, the good guys are wicked and the orginals have been misled. Awesome! I love it!!
  • In response to dimakosrou

    10
    To answer some of your questions:

    1. Davina's shoes, she accepted Elijah's offer cuz while she has to wait for timer(which we know won't happen, but she doesn't) and still she accepted cuz while she still has to wait, in the mean time she has all this power of the other 3 dead witches which she cannot handle as Elijah said and we witnessed. She said she loses control and blacks out and hurts people, and if the grimoire can help her control her power if just so she won't hurt anyone even if it's a short time(It was not made clear how long it will be or how many episodes it will be til time's up.

    2. The Priest, well we still don't know much about him. he says he is the leader of or at least has heavy influence of what I assume to be a council of the human faction of NO. And it is the council and a select group that know about the vampires and witches, much like Mystic Falls, and they are the ones who "look the other way" continued we don't know what he knew about the ritual, and as to why kill Sophie's sister well even though he helped Sophie stop the ritual based on info from her he still didn't know what to expect, and once he found out the truth from Davina, that is when he enacted the no magic rule, she violated it, and killed her.

    3. Really? the violin? not that it matters but he was in a whole attic full of stuff with a powerful witch,

    4. The curse on Sean, the witches powers were waning, not gone all together, and it didn't seem like it took alot of effort to do it. more nutrtitious to vampires? no, an already powerful witch who gained the power of the three dead powerful witches along with all the extra power that came with it, made her strong enough that she would wip the floor with Bonnie on a normal day, and that blood with perhaps a little somethin somethin added to it was like Sookie Stackhouses blood on "True Blood" vampire crack.

    6. We still weren't informed of how the whole "A Pregnant werewolf walks into a bar and is figured out" YET. But it's really not that complicated, as I said the witches powers are waning, not gone. First they could obviously tell she was a werewolf, whether it was by chance or manipulation I'm betting that on a normal day a witch could tell a woman is pregnant, but this is an unprecedenant event, something tells me that would stand out. And your last question "Was it from the witch drama queen again, and why believe that vision and not others?" didn't hayley ask that very same question?moreless
  • The One Where It Gets Complicated

    10
    Imo, it's almost impossible to peg any one character as the villain now. Also, it's difficult to decide what is wrong and what is right. Can't wait to see what happens next!
  • Past is being revealed, future is promised...

    7.0
    *CONTAINS SPOILERS*



    The episode was actually the apocalypse for the Originals plot for this season. We get to know who, why and how every character is acting the way they act. The events revealed to us are authentic, intriguing and satisfying. My rating could have been 9. BUT, despite this episode could be the best till yet, some major incosistent elements drag down my rating. Explaining:



    1) Be in Davina's shoes for a moment. Why accept Elijah's offer for access to Esther's grimoires in an attempt to control your magic when all you have to do is wait up until the magic timer for the ritual reaches its end, taking away all your power? Most importantly, why betray the one who literally saved your life (Marcel)? And for what? A slight chance to find a way to control your magic which will fade away soon enough?



    2) What I thought with Marcel's kingdom is that he and his minions compelled every local "to look the other way". But it seems the locals are not compelled at all. They have a deal made by the town's priest in exchange for protection!!!?? How the priest represents every single local and why the locals accepted this offer? In a town where vampires "got out of the coffin" in public demanding to look away when they kill and feed in exchange for... not harming YOU (!!!!) is an outraging audacity and most humans would have fled or they would try to fight back strategically like the residents of Mystic Falls! We are not talking about "ordinary crime", this is supernatural apocalypse! You can not compare it with the deals the gangsters and mafias make (mostly in the movies) with the residents of "their" town in exchange for no crime against them or/and a thriving local economy, like THE ORIGINALS poorly try to. It's extremely unrealistic and delivers a huge negative impact on the show.





    Questions:



    1) What exactly the priest knew about the ritual?



    2) Why Marcel killed Sophie's sister when he seems to have helped Sophie when he stopped the ritual?



    3) How Elijah was able to fix a broken violin with no tools and new pieces of wood and strings?!



    4) How the witches were able to put a curse on that boy when they were so weak that didn't fight the vampires when Marcel interrupted the ritual?



    5) Are witches more nutritious to vampires? One drop of Davina's blood revived Elijah and that demonstrated her power once again.



    6) We still weren't informed as to how Sophie learned that the girl who walked in the bar was Klaus' one-night-stand and pregnant with his child. One of the visions of the " Witch Drama Queen" again? And why believe that vision and not the others?moreless
  • Witches, Vampire's, Humans.

    9.5
    So everything that Sophie said wasn't a lie about the Harvest, it is real and she wants to finish it by finding Davina and killing her. In one flashback scene I did notice something interesting, in the church with Father Kieran and the other witches and how he was against the Harvest. Father Kieran's nephew walks in, an alter boy named Sean which is Camille's twin brother and Agnes puts a curse on him, that's how he died and Camille still doesn't know how he died. The whole back story of what really happened all those years ago really opened this show to a lot of possibilities. Most of the witches here are just Evil and in it for what they can get, did Sophie really do a protection spell for Hayley or was it one just for the Tourists. I really think its time for Bonnie to get down to New Orleans and sort this mess out. This Show Gets Better and Better. Fantastic Episode Again. Thumbs Up CW Network. This Show Is a Winner.moreless

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