How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There?

How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There?

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How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There? - Plot, Cast and Episode Guide

How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There?
Paul Wesley and Candice King in The Vampire Diaries (2009)

If you like the love story between handsome vampire 'Edward Cullen' and 'Bella Swan' in the movie The Twilight Saga, then surely you will like this one.

Entitled The Vampire Diaries, the television series produced by The CW offers almost the same thing even though it shows more adventure and savagery.

The Vampire Diaries developed by Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson, based on the popular novel of the same name written by L. J. Smith.

The series follows the life of Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev), a teenage girl who has just lost both parents in a car accident, as she falls in love with a 162 year old vampire named Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley).

Their lives grow more and more complicated as Stefan's vicious older vampire brother Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder) also returns to town with a vendetta against his brother and the city founders' descendants. However Damon quickly becomes their greatest ally in their fight against evil.

How Many Seasons

How many seasons of The Vampire Diaries are there? The series premiered on The CW on September 10, 2009. During the course of the series, 171 episodes of The Vampire Diaries aired over eight seasons.

The first season of The Vampire Diaries was released on both Blu-ray and DVD formats in Canada and United States on August 31, 2010.

The first season averaged 3.60 million viewers. It was the most-watched series on the network before being supplanted by Arrow.

On March 11, 2016, The CW renewed the series for an eighth season, but on July 23, 2016, announced that the eighth season, consisting of 16 episodes, would be the show's last.

The final season of The Vampire Diaries began airing on October 21, 2016, and ended March 10, 2017.

The CW announced that the spin-off The Originals, which focuses on the Original family of vampires, had been ordered to series, and the show began airing during the 2013 to 2014 American television season.

Plot Summary

The lives, loves, dangers and disasters in the town, Mystic Falls, Virginia. Creatures of unspeakable horror lurk beneath this town as a teenage girl is suddenly torn between two vampire brothers.

Production Details

How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There?
Poster of The Vampire Diaries

• Drama | Fantasy | Horror
• Mystery | Romance | Thriller
Based on
• The Vampire Diaries by L. J. Smith
Developed by
• Kevin Williamson
• Julie Plec
• English
Country of Origin
Production location
• Atlanta, Georgia
• Covington, Georgia
• Vancouver, British Columbia (pilot)
Production company
• Outerbanks Entertainment
• Alloy Entertainment
• CBS Television Studios
• Warner Bros. Television
• Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Original network
• The CW
Running time
• 41–49 minutes

Cast and Characters

Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert
At the beginning of the series, Elena appears to be an ordinary human girl, but is later revealed to be Petrova doppelgänger. In the Third Season Finale, he became a vampire even though he never wanted to be a vampire. In I Leave a Happy Home for You, he took medicine to become human again.

Paul Wesley as Stefan Salvatore
Good and loving vampire, and the complete opposite of his older brother, Damon Salvatore. Later in the series, Stefan returns to his old way as a Ripper to save Damon from the bite of a werewolf. His role became more antagonistic, after being forced to kill his humanity.

Ian Somerhalder as Damon Salvatore
Stefan brother, evil vampire. He is mostly thought of as selfish and manipulative, but later on begins to show a more caring side. Although her love for Elena was initially one-sided, she began to develop feelings for him when they worked together to save Stefan after he gave up on his Ripper side.

Steven R. McQueen as Jeremy Gilbert
Elena's younger brother, who was later revealed to be her biological cousin. He later became a member of The Five, a vampire hunting group.

Sara Canning as Jenna Sommers
Jeremy and Elena's aunt and legal guardian. Canning left the show after season two when Jenna was killed after being turned into a vampire and used for Klaus' ritual.

Kat Graham as Bonnie Bennett
Elena and Caroline's best friend and she is a very powerful witch. He has died many times but always found a way to return.

Candice King as Caroline Forbes
Elena and Bonnie's best friend, who was insecure and often jealous of Elena at first, but after becoming a vampire in the second season becomes more caring and sympathetic.

Zach Roerig as Matt Donovan
Elena's childhood friend, Matt is also the ex-boyfriend of Elena Gilbert, Caroline Forbes and Rebekah Mikaelson and former fiancé of Penny Ares.

Kayla Ewell as Vicki Donovan
The drug-addicted older sister of Matt Donovan. She is turned into a vampire by Damon and is killed by Stefan shortly after.

Michael Trevino as Tyler Lockwood
A werewolf, then turns into a hybrid, best friend of Jeremy and Matt, and son of the mayor of Mystic Falls.

Matt Davis as Alaric Saltzman
A history teacher, vampire hunter, and love interest for Jenna. Davis left the show at the end of the third season after Alaric was killed.

Joseph Morgan as Klaus Mikaelson 
Klaus was an Original vampire and a werewolf, making him the Original Hybrid. He begins to build an army of new "hybrids," which are half vampire and half werewolf.

Michael Malarkey as Enzo St. John
A vampire formerly under the imprisonment of the Augustine society. He was Damon Salvatore's cellmate back in the 1950s when the latter was captured by the Augustines.

- Episode Guide -

Season 1 Episode Guide

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Episode - The Night of the Comet

Season 1 Guide for The Vampire Diaries tv series - see the episodes list with episode name and episode summary.

How many episodes are there in The Vampire Diaries Season 1? There are 22 episodes in The Vampire Diaries season one.

Episode 1 - Pilot

Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder star in this series, based on the best-selling book series, of two vampire brothers at war for the soul of 17-year-old Elena.

Episode 2 - The Night of the Comet

Elena goes to the Salvatore house to talk to Stefan, but finds Damon there instead, who reveals surprising information about Stefan's past. Vicki begins to remember the attack.

Episode 3 - Friday Night Bites

Elena invites Stefan and Bonnie to dinner, hoping that the two will bond, but the evening is disrupted by the unexpected and unwelcome arrival of Damon and Caroline.

Episode 4 - Family Ties

Stefan escorts Elena to the town's Founder's Party. At the party, Damon tells Elena a story about the Salvatore family, leaving Elena with questions Stefan refuses to answer.

Episode 5 - You're Undead to Me

Stefan is hopeful of his plan to get rid of Damon, and decides to reveal parts of his past to Elena. Bonnie seeks advice from her grandmother.

Episode 6 - Lost Girls

In flashbacks, Stefan reveals to Elena the Salvatore family history, including how his rivalry with Damon began. In the present, Damon impulsively takes control of Vicki's future.

Episode 7 - Haunted

Bonnie's abilities surprise Damon. Elena asks Jeremy not to see Vicki. Matt takes Vicki to the high school Halloween dance, but the night takes a terrifying turn.

Episode 8 - 162 Candles

Stefen gets a surprise visit from old friend Lexi. Caroline tries to get Damon's Medallion back from Bonnie.

Episode 9 - History Repeating

Jeremy gets a break from the mysterious new history teacher, Alaric Saltzman. Damon reveals to Stefan the stunning reason he returned to Mystic Falls.

Episode 10 - The Turning Point

When Sheriff Forbes tells Damon of another attack, he offers to track down the killer, learning startling information about the town's founding families.

Episode 11 - Bloodlines

Damon goes to Georgia to suprise an old flame, Bree, and enlist her help. Meanwhile, Stefan uncovers a startling clue to the past.

Episode 12 - Unpleasantville

The Mystic Grill's Ben comes to Bonnie's aid. Damon and Stefan accompany Elena to a school dance with a 1950s theme. Alaric introduces himself to Damon.

Episode 13 - Children of the Damned

Stefan and Damon recall the incidents that led to the rift in their relationship.

Episode 14 - Fool Me Once

Jeremy asks Anna to a party in the woods. Stefan, Damon and Elena work with Bonnie and Grams to open the tomb, and are shocked by what they discover.

Episode 15 - A Few Good Men

Recurring guest star Melinda Clarke appears as Kelly, Matt's long - lost mother. Damon is ask by Sheriff Forbes to be part of a fundraising bachelor auction.

Episode 16 - There Goes the Neighborhood

Anna brings a surprising guest to pay a visit to Damon. Elena and Stefan go on an awkward date with Caroline and Matt. Melinda Clarke appears as Kelly.

Episode 17 - Let the Right One In

Stefan is forced to make a frightening decision. Matt is hopeful that his mom, Kelly will stay. And, after Caroline's car breaks down in a storm, she makes a horrific discovery that shocks everyone on town.

Episode 18 - Under Control

Stefan displays a rare party attitude and Damon's attempt to find out why Elena's uncle, John Gilbert has returned to town an ugly turn.

Episode 19 - Miss Mystic Falls

Elena and Caroline compete in a beauty pageant. Spencer Locke appears as one of the contestants. John Gilbert tries to scare Damon.

Episode 20 - Blood Brothers

Elena learns what happened when Damon and Stefan were turned. Pearl has an ugly confrontation with John Gilbert. Jeremy and Anna get closer.

Episode 21 - Isobel

Isobel returns to town and stuns Alaric with her attitude and her demands that he arrange a meeting with Elena.

Episode 22 - Founder's Day

Damon and Alaric try to stop John Gilbert from setting a plan in motion to brin Founder's Day to an end amid chaos, destruction and death.

Season 2 Episode Guide

How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There?
Episode - The Return

Season 2 Guide for The Vampire Diaries tv series - see the episodes list with episode name and episode summary.

How many episodes are there in The Vampire Diaries Season 2? There are 22 episodes in The Vampire Diaries season two.

Episode 1 - The Return

Elena arrives home to a nightmare. Damon is the first to realize Katherine has returned.

Episode 2 - Brave New World

When a confused and desperate Caroline leaves the hospital and joins her friends at the Mystic Falls Carnival, Damon wants to take immediate action.

Episode 3 - Bad Moon Rising

Elena, Damon and Alaric go to Duke University to search through Isobel's research, hoping to uncover any clues surrounding the Lockwood family.

Episode 4 - Memory Lane

Stefan is shocked when Katherine reveals new secrets about what really happened in 1864. Damon tries a new tactic to resolve his issues with Mason.

Episode 5 - Kill or Be Killed

Tyler learns more about the Lockwood family curse from Mason, and Sheriff Forbes receives startling information.

Episode 6 - Plan B

Katherine chooses a new victim. Bonnie discovers new information about Mason and shares it with Stefan.

Episode 7 - Masquerade

Stefan and Damon decide on a new plan to deal with Katherine at the masquerade ball. Things take an ugly turn when Matt and Tyler start doing shots.

Episode 8 - Rose

Stefan and Damon come to Elena's assistance and, in the process, learn surprising new information.

Episode 9 - Katerina

Elena puts herself in a dangerous position as she searches for the truth about Katherine's past and what her own future may hold. Knowing that Stefan would never agree to her plan, Elena swears Caroline to secrecy.

Episode 10 - The Sacrifice

Elena decides to take matters into her own hands and offers a tempting incentive to Rose for her help. When things take an unexpected turn, however, Rose calls on Damon to deal with the plan Elena has set in motion.

Episode 11 - By the Light of the Moon

As the full moon nears, Caroline helps Tyler prepare for transformation. Damon and Alaric are suspicious when a stranger shows looking for Mason.

Episode 12 - The Descent

While Damon tries to get the truth out of Jules, he asks Elena to keep an eye on Rose, a situation that turns unexpectedly dangerous.

Episode 13 - Daddy Issues

Johnathan Gilbert's return to Mystic Falls is an unhappy suprise to Elena, Jenna and Damon. Stefan does his best to reach out to a confused Tyler.

Episode 14 - Crying Wolf

Stefan and Elena attempt a romantic weekend getaway, not realizing that they've been followed. Damon attends a tea at the Historical Society.

Episode 15 - The Dinner Party

Stefan tells Elena about his darkest days. Trying to catch Elijah off guard, Damon arranges a dinner party for him with Jenna, Alaric and Andie.

Episode 16 - The House Guest

The Salvatore brothers are unpleasantly surprised that killing Elijah didn't harm, but instead released Katherine.

Episode 17 - Know Thy Enemy

Jeremy is delighted to have Bonnie restored to her powers, yet worried when accompanying her and Damon to the house where a 100 witches were burned to gather enough power to undo the moonstone's curse.

Episode 18 - The Last Dance

Original vampire Klaus forces captured Katherine to torture herself. Meanwhile Klaus takes henchman witch Maddox's advice to possess Alaric's body and use his history teacher job as cover to work on the school-kids and attend the high-school 1960s theme dance, where he hopes to tempt Bonnie to overexert her hundredfold witch powers against an unbreakable charm until she dies.

Episode 19 - Klaus

Resuscitated by Elena, who even hands him the dagger as proof of alliance, Elijah explain to her how his Bulgarian family became the first, still most powerful vampires, but witches prevented them becoming invulnerable. He loved Niklaus 'Klaus', being his brother, but has to turn against him in the end.

Episode 20 - The Last Day

Klaus completes his preparations to break the moon curse but luring Tyler home to visit his mother after a non-accidental fall.

Episode 21 - The Sun Also Rises

Damon sees the bite on his arm with the growing wound. Meanwhile Matt shoots Tyler and then he tells to Caroline that neither her mother nor he is compelled and they know that she is a vampire. Jenna finds that she is a vampire; Greta completes her transformation and Klaus brings Jules and kills her.

Episode 22 - As I Lay Dying

Damon asks Elena to forgive him for forcing her to drink his blood but she does not accept his apologies. Soon Damon is raving and he has daydreams with his life with Katherine in the past and Elena in the present. Stefan tells Elena Damon's condition and she decides to seek him out.

Season 3 Episode Guide

How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There?
Episode - Ordinary People

Season 3 Guide for The Vampire Diaries tv series - see the episodes list with episode name and episode summary.

How many episodes are there in The Vampire Diaries Season 3? There are 22 episodes in The Vampire Diaries season three.

Episode 1 - The Birthday

It's Elena's 18th birthday, and as she searches for Stefan, Damon tries to keep her from doing anything that might draw Klaus's attention.

Episode 2 - The Hybrid

Damon and Alaric reluctantly go along with Elena's new strategy to find Stefan, leading Damon into a dangerous fight with an unexpected enemy.

Episode 3 - The End of the Affair

Klaus takes Stefan to Chicago, where he wants to resuscitate his sister Rebekah, who might hold the key to breaking the curse.

Episode 4 - Disturbing Behavior

In Chicago, Katherine meets Stefan in front of a store and she tells that Elena has the necklace that belongs to Rebekah.

Episode 5 - The Reckoning

Despite all that has happened, Caroline is determined to see that Elena, Bonnie, Matt and Tyler all enjoy a traditional Senior Prank Night before the school year begins at Mystic Falls High School. However, when uninvited guests show up, it doesn't take long for the evening to take a deadly turn.

Episode 6 - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Elena meets Stefan at the high school and he tells that he is watching her following Klaus's order. Rebekah, who is staying at the Salvatore's house, is in the same class as Elena.

Episode 7 - Ghost World

On the day of the Night of the Illumination in Mystic Falls, Mason ties Damon to a chair and the vampire believes that it is a prank of his brother Stephan.

Episode 8 - Ordinary People

Damon, Alaric and Elena reach a hidden cage in the secret tunnel beneath the Lockwood mansion. Alaric studies the runes and primitive pictures, which indicate it was the home of an ancient Viking family, who interacted with the first werewolf, vampire and witch.

Episode 9 - Homecoming

The homecoming dance becomes the backdrop for a battle of lethal wits between Damon's party, including Mikael and Rebeka although not at all reconciled, and Klaus's, which fields the hybrids by diverting the party to the Lockwood mansion.

Episode 10 - The New Deal

Bonnie has weird dreams with four coffins. Jeremy hangs around with Tyler and invites him in his house. Stephan meets Bonnie and asks her to hide the coffins of Klaus's family.

Episode 11 - Our Town

Bonnie tries to open the coffin and overhears something, but Damon and Stephan arrive in the house and Damon kills the hybrid.

Episode 12 - The Ties That Bind

Prophetic dreams about the mysterious fourth coffin lead Bonnie and Elena to a surprising source, while Tyler seeks help to break free from Klaus' bond so he can be with Caroline.

Episode 13 - Bringing Out the Dead

Now Klaus has Elijah back, they host a dinner party to negotiate a future with the Salvatore brothers, who actually procrastinate. Meanwhile combined witchcraft finally opens the mystery coffin, from which a scary surprise guest is released, but both families will be shocked.

Episode 14 - Dangerous Liaisons

Now Klaus's original family's coffins are open, he's supplanted as family head by their sorceress-maker, mother Esther, who holds a grand ball in their splendidly restored mansion.

Episode 15 - All My Children

After starting her day with a startling discovery of Damons' latest indiscretion, Elena is frustrated to find that none of her friends agree with her on how they should react to the Original family's internal power struggle.

Episode 16 - 1912

The present-day murders in Mystic Falls remind Damon of a similar crime spree a century earlier. Flashing back to 1912, Damon recalls a beautiful vampire.

Episode 17 - Break on Through

Stefan still struggles desperately to get his blood-lust back under control. Damon keeps an eye on him, but has other priorities.

Episode 18 - The Murder of One

Stefan's emotional turmoil leads him to a dangerous confrontation with Klaus and, later to a heartbreaking moment with Elena.

Episode 19 - Heart of Darkness

Caroline is thrilled when Tyler returns to town, but Tyler soon suspects that something has been going on between Caroline and Klaus. Matt tries to keep Rebecca busy.

Episode 20 - Do Not Go Gentle

The 1920s Decade Dance takes a deadly turn when Damon and Stefan realize they need the help of Matt, Jeremy and Bonnie to undo a spell that could be devastating for everyone.

Episode 21 - Before Sunset

Klaus acts on his intentions to leave town with Elena, but finds resistance from a surprising new enemy. Damon and Stefan have a surprisingly candid conversation about the future.

Episode 22 - The Departed

Determined to protect his sister, Jeremy makes a decision that will change everything. Bonnie makes a secret deal that has heartbreaking consequences.

Season 4 Episode Guide

How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There?
Episode - Graduation

Season 4 Guide for The Vampire Diaries tv series - see the episodes list with episode name and episode summary.

How many episodes are there in The Vampire Diaries Season 4? There are 23 episodes in The Vampire Diaries season four.

Episode 1 - Growing Pains

In the fourth season premiere, Elena awakens after the accident to find the thing she dreaded most has come true. Damon is furious with Stefan, and takes out his rage on Matt.

Episode 2 - Memorial

Stefan and Damon argue about what is best for Elena. Jeremy and Matt are surprised to see a girl they used to know, April, enrolling at Mystic Falls High.

Episode 3 - The Rager

Elena learns confronting Rebekah can be dangerous. Tyler gets a surprise visit from Hayley, a werewolf who helped him with Klaus.

Episode 4 - The Five

At a fraternity costume party, Damon gives Elena a lesson in choosing a victim. Klaus reveals an encounter with a group of vampire hunters - flashing back to 12th century Italy.

Episode 5 - The Killer

Stefan and Klaus form an uneasy alliance to try and contain the danger that Connor has unleashed. Professor Shane works with Bonnie.

Episode 6 - We All Go a Little Mad Sometimes

Terrifying hallucinations leave Elena shaken and confused and she makes a painful confession to Stefan. Matt gives Damon startling information about Professor Shane.

Episode 7 - My Brother's Keeper

At the annual Miss Mystic Falls Pageant, Elena and Caroline give April advice, while Tyler and Hayley work together on a secret project.

Episode 8 - We'll Always Have Bourbon Street

Damon and Stefan visit New Orleans in hopes of finding someone who remembers their last visit in 1942.

Episode 9 - O Come, All Ye Faithful

It's a winter wonderland in Mystic Falls. Plus, Professor Shane reveals a piece of ancient history that leaves everyone speechless.

Episode 10 - After School Special

Rebekah is back with a vengeance. Bonnie is uncomfortable when her father, Rudy Hopkins, accepts the role of Interim Mayor.

Episode 11 - Catch Me If You Can

Jeremy is furious when Klaus tries to control him by putting Matt's life in danger. Damon coaches Jeremy as he prepares to take on Klaus' new vampires, but they find that Kol has beaten them to it.

Episode 12 - A View to a Kill

When the 1980s Decade Dance at the high school is cancelled by Mayor Hopkins, Stefan finds a charming way to make it up to a disappointed Rebekah.

Episode 13 - Into the Wild

Shane leads an expedition to a desolate island, where he believes the secret of the cure lies hidden. Rebekah and Elena continue their bitter rivalry.

Episode 14 - Down the Rabbit Hole

Damon has an ugly run-in with a Hunter, Vaughn, and realizes he is one of the Five. Stefan admits his feelings about possibly becoming human.

Episode 15 - Stand by Me

Damon and Rebekah learn an unexpected bit of recent history from Vaughn. Bonnie reveals the rest of Shane's plan.

Episode 16 - Bring It On

Elena's new outlook has everyone concerned. Damon and Rebekah work together, but his unwanted advice catches her off-guard. Klaus tries to use Hayley.

Episode 17 - Because the Night

Realizing that Elena needs some time away from Mystic Falls, Damon takes her to New York City. Flashbacks reveal Damon's hedonistic life there in the 1970s.

Episode 18 - American Gothic

While in a small town in Pennsylvania with Rebekah, Elena has a surprising encounter with Elijah. Klaus receives Caroline's reluctant help.

Episode 19 - Pictures of You

When Caroline's plans for the perfect Senior Prom night are disrupted by Elena, she turns to an amused Klaus for a solution. Bonnie makes a terrifying discovery.

Episode 20 - The Originals

Klaus returns to his past in New Orleans and meets with his former protégé, Marcel, a charismatic vampire with control over the city's inhabitants.

Episode 21 - She's Come Undone

The Salvatore brothers ask for backup from a surprising source when Elena calls their bluff. Katherine is suspicious when Bonnie makes her an offer.

Episode 22 - The Walking Dead

Someone has been attacking patients at the hospital. A violent wind storm causes a power outage and ghosts suddenly appear - some with good intentions and some bent on revenge.

Episode 23 - Graduation

It's Graduation Day. Damon's life is in danger and Elena faces an epic confrontation. Plus, Stefan discovers a horrifying clue to the mystery surrounding Silas.

Season 5 Episode Guide

How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There?
Episode - True Lies

Season 5 Guide for The Vampire Diaries tv series - see the episodes list with episode name and episode summary.

How many episodes are there in The Vampire Diaries Season 5? There are 22 episodes in The Vampire Diaries season five.

Episode 1 - I Know What You Did Last Summer

As the fifth season opens, Elena, after a passionate summer with Damon, heads to college nearby with Caroline as her roommate. Plus, a terrifying appearance by Silas.

Episode 2 - True Lies

A fellow Whitmore student named Jesse gives Elena some intriguing information about Professor Wes Maxfield. Damon asks for help finding Stefan.

Episode 3 - Original Sin

When Elena and Katherine have the same dream that Stefan is in danger and desperately needs their help, they convince Damon to help them find Stefan.

Episode 4 - For Whom the Bell Tolls

Damon and Elena try to help Stefan through a confusing time, which ends up taking Elena on an emotional journey. Caroline makes an effort to know Jesse better.

Episode 5 - Monster's Ball

On campus, Elena is touched by a sad and secretive student named Aaron. Elena and Damon attend the Whitmore Historical Ball dressed as Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII.

Episode 6 - Handle with Care

Silas happily announces his new goal to Damon and Elena, but they are skeptical when he promises to accomplish one important task in return for their help.

Episode 7 - Death and the Maiden

The power of doppelgangers.... While Elena and Damon try to explain Amara's situation to Stefan, Dr. Wes Maxfield gives Katherine some deeply disturbing news.

Episode 8 - Dead Man on Campus

At Whitmore College, Elena and Caroline decide it's time to throw a big party, but their plans are interrupted when Jesse suddenly needs Caroline's help.

Episode 9 - The Cell

Damon is trapped by Dr. Wes, and realizes scary things about his past.

Episode 10 - Fifty Shades of Grayson

Damon realizes Elena is in danger and enlists Stefan's help to find her. The brothers pay a visit to Aaron, and Damon shocks Stefan by revealing his first-hand knowledge of Aaron's family.

Episode 11 - 500 Years of Solitude

Back to Katherine's early life 1490, Nadia helps her mom with a fighting plan.

Episode 12 - The Devil Inside

Damon tries to get back together with Elena, however, Katherine has a plan and attempts to take Elena's body permanently. Tyler is upset with Caroline and Matt is used by Katherine. Enzo finds Damon and they decide to become a team again.

Episode 13 - Total Eclipse of the Heart

Hoping to help everyone move past recent traumatic events, Caroline convinces Elena and Bonnie to attend Whitmore College's "Bitter Ball" for broken-hearted students.

Episode 14 - No Exit

As Damon's behavior escalates from destructive to deadly, Stefan begins to regret their last conversation and decides to track Damon down and intervene.

Episode 15 - Gone Girl

While Nadia remembers her centuries-long search for her mother, Stefan, Caroline and Matt come up with a desperate new plan to save Elena's life.

Episode 16 - While You Were Sleeping

When Stefan tries to explain recent events to a very sick Elena, her first instinct is to call Damon. At the same time, Damon is trying to figure out how to make a disturbing confession to Elena.

Episode 17 - Rescue Me

Bonnie has an unsettling encounter with Luke, and learns more about his family history. The Travelers' leader, Markos, arrives in Mystic Falls.

Episode 18 - Resident Evil

Both Stefan and Elena are suddenly having unsettling dreams of an alternate version of the life they might have had together.

Episode 19 - Man on Fire

Enzo holds Elena, Stefan and Bonnie hostage to uncover the truth about the love of his life. Markos performs a ritual to undo witch's magic.

Episode 20 - What Lies Beneath

Damon and Caroline suspect Stefan and Elena of keeping a secret while they hide from the travelers, unaware of the dead man out for revenge. Meanwhile Matt, Jeremy and Bonnie help Tyler get rid of Julian.

Episode 21 - Promised Land

When Stefan and Elena escape from Markos' control, only to find themselves Stranded in a remote location, Stefan gets philosophical with Elena about her relationship with Damon.

Episode 22 - Home

Damon's plan causes a huge explosion in Mystic Falls, and everyone is caught up in the confusion, leaving a trail of heroism, sacrifice, relief and despair.

Season 6 Episode Guide

How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There?
Episode - Welcome to Paradise

Season 6 Guide for The Vampire Diaries tv series - see the episodes list with episode name and episode summary.

How many episodes are there in The Vampire Diaries Season 6? There are 22 episodes in The Vampire Diaries season six.

Episode 1 - I'll Remember

Four months have gone by since the Other Side broke down and Bonnie and Damon were lost. Mystic Falls is still a supernatural-free area. Everyone is grieving in their own ways, and some worse than others.

Episode 2 - Yellow Ledbetter

Knowing she needs to come to terms with the loss of Damon, Elena turns to Alaric to help her move on with her life.

Episode 3 - Welcome to Paradise

Caroline admits that she has feelings for Stefan.

Episode 4 - Black Hole Sun

Damon and Bonnie are trying to come up with a way to come back from the otherside, while Stefan tries to help Elena start fresh.

Episode 5 - The World Has Turned and Left Me Here

Homecoming is around the corner! There is a party in a corn maze but a devastating accident turns things around quickly which makes things go from fun to bad in an instant.

Episode 6 - The More You Ignore Me, the Closer I Get

Now that Damon is back, Elena is deciding whether or not to have her memories of him back. Things go south very quickly.

Episode 7 - Do You Remember the First Time?

Elena is forced to confront her problems; Liv and Tyler get closer; Damon finds a surprising clue that renews his hope.

Episode 8 - Fade Into You

Elena gets some hopeful news from Alaric and Stefan regarding the Gemini Coven; Tyler tries to help Liv and Luke after learning of disturbing plans the coven has for them; dinner takes a drastic turn for Jo; Kai makes a dangerous discovery.

Episode 9 - I Alone

Matt figures out Enzo is still a threat. Jo and Alaric get closer, while Stefan and Caroline have their own issues.

Episode 10 - Christmas Through Your Eyes

Bonnie tries to replicate her favorite traditions, while reminiscing about happier times with her friends.

Episode 11 - Woke Up with a Monster

As Kai learns how to control his magic, he holds Elena captive; Caroline and Stefan go to North Carolina in search of a cure for Sheriff Forbes; Damon realizes Elena has been kidnapped.

Episode 12 - Prayer for the Dying

When Liv and Luke's father arrives to town to celebrate their birthday, they try and convince him to let Jo and Kai take their place in the merge ceremony.

Episode 13 - The Day I Tried to Live

Elena is determined to celebrate Bonnie's birthday; after learning Stefan's secret, Enzo wants to interfere in Sarah Salvatore's life; Caroline struggles to cope with everything going on around her.

Episode 14 - Stay

Elena and Jeremy reminisce about their past; Caroline and Stefan grow closer; Sheriff Forbes asks Damon for help with a case involving Elena's parents; Enzo lures Matt and Sarah into his plan.

Episode 15 - Let Her Go

Everybody gathers for the funeral of Liz Forbes. Elena is worried Caroline isn't coping as well as everyone believes.

Episode 16 - The Downward Spiral

Stefan blames himself for Caroline turning off her emotions. Damon needs to tell his brother their mom's alive. Enzo starts having feelings for Sarah.

Episode 17 - A Bird in a Gilded Cage

Elena and Damon try to save his mom. Stefan and Caroline still have no humanity and Bonnie deals with her issues with Ki.

Episode 18 - I Could Never Love Like That

Damon concocts a risky plan to stop Caroline and Stefan from wreaking havoc.

Episode 19 - Because

Damon tries to decide if he should tell Elena about the cure; Bonnie learns that she was betrayed.

Episode 20 - I'd Leave My Happy Home for You

Damon and Elena talk about the consequences of Damon's offer; Enzo asks Stefan to help with Lily.

Episode 21 - I'll Wed You in the Golden Summertime

Elena and Bonnie help Jo with last minute wedding preparations.

Episode 22 - I'm Thinking of You All the While

In the aftermath of Jo, and Alarics wedding, an unexpected guest shows up, putting Elena's life in jeopardy.

Season 7 Episode Guide

How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There?
Episode - One Way or Another

Season 7 Guide for The Vampire Diaries tv series - see the episodes list with episode name and episode summary.

How many episodes are there in The Vampire Diaries Season 7? There are 22 episodes in The Vampire Diaries season one.

Episode 1 - Day One of Twenty-Two Thousand, Give or Take

Damon is faced with a new reality without the love of his life; Bonnie decides to be Damon's moral compass, and look out for Alaric, who lost his fiancé.

Episode 2 - Never Let Me Go

Damon makes a decision that could ruin Lily and Stefan's deal; Alraic needs Bonnie's help with an artifact; Caroline discovers a shocking secret.

Episode 3 - Age of Innocence

In the aftermath of a clever plan orchestrated by Lily, Damon sets off on a road trip with Bonnie and Alaric in search of leverage they can use against his mother.

Episode 4 - I Carry Your Heart with Me

Just as Damon thinks he's gained the upper hand in his fight against Lily, an unexpected turn of events leaves him scrambling for a plan B.

Episode 5 - Live Through This

Bonnie, Damon, and Alaric go through a tough shock with the Phoenix stone, while Caroline sent Stefan to spend the day with his ex, Valerie.

Episode 6 - Best Served Cold

After being reunited with her former love Julian, Lily hosts a dinner party to introduce him to Damon and Stefan and to declare peace between her family of Heretics and the residents of Mystic Falls.

Episode 7 - Mommie Dearest

Damon and Stefan conspire to kill Julian, while Caroline struggles with the fact that she's pregnant with Ric's kids.

Episode 8 - Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me

It's Nora and Mary Louise's anniversary and Julian has big plans for the night, however, Lily and her sons have even bigger plans for Julian.

Episode 9 - Cold as Ice

In the events following their mother's passing, Stefan and Damon try to engage in the holiday spirit.

Episode 10 - Hell Is Other People

Damon's soul is stuck in the phoenix stone, the world of the phoenix stone is trying to break Damon emotionally and at the same time Damon's family and friend are trying to bring him back.

Episode 11 - Things We Lost in the Fire

Caroline throws a baby shower for Alaric's twins, and the Salvatore brothers face the hallucinations caused by the Phoenix Stone.

Episode 12 - Postcards from the Edge

Stefan uncovers the reason behind Damon's dark descent following his experience in the Phoenix stone.

Episode 13 - This Woman's Work

Vampire hunter Rayna Cruz is on the loose and Damon has to make things right when his actions inadvertently put his loved ones in her path.

Episode 14 - Moonlight on the Bayou

Stefan goes to New Orleans to lure Rayna Cruz away from his friends and comes face to face with Klaus Mikaelson, who's suspicious of his old friend's arrival.

Episode 15 - I Would for You

Tired of having everyone sacrifice themselves for him, Damon decides to leave the group. Meanwhile, Bonnie's new discovery threatens Damon's plans to stop Rayna.

Episode 16 - Days of Future Past

Stefan will find himself with a choice to make and his decision will determine the fates of everyone he cares about, especially Damon.

Episode 17 - I Went to the Woods

In the aftermath of his brother's fateful decision, Stefan awakens to find himself thrown into a life or death situation with only his basic instincts to rely on.

Episode 18 - One Way or Another

Determined to capture an escaped vampire named Ambrose, who may be the key to getting Stefan back safely, Damon heads to Memphis with Alaric in tow.

Episode 19 - Somebody That I Used to Know

When Enzo's efforts to protect Bonnie end up putting her life in jeopardy, they learn that Rayna may hold the key to her survival.

Episode 20 - Kill 'Em All

With Bonnie's life at stake and an uphill battle ahead of them, Damon and Enzo lead the charge to save Bonnie before her condition worsens.

Episode 21 - Requiem for a Dream

When Damon's risky attempt to save Bonnie takes an unexpected turn, the consequences of his actions forces everyone to band together to help her pull through.

Episode 22 - Gods and Monsters

Despite their best efforts to help Bonnie through the harrowing predicament she now faces, Damon, Enzo and Caroline realize their options are running out and drastic measures need to be taken.

Season 8 Episode Guide

How Many Seasons Of The Vampire Diaries Are There?
Episode - Nostalgia's a Bitch

Season 8 Guide for The Vampire Diaries tv series - see the episodes list with episode name and episode summary.

How many episodes are there in The Vampire Diaries Season 8? There are 16 episodes in The Vampire Diaries season eight.

Episode 1 - Hello, Brother

Stefan searches tirelessly for Damon and Enzo months after their mysterious disappearance.

Episode 2 - Today Will Be Different

No one can accept the loss of Damons humanity that Enzo hopes for too, Damon carelessly tries to prove everyone wrong.

Episode 3 - You Decided That I Was Worth Saving

As Enzo continues to fight the control over him, Bonnie finds herself at the center of a deadly game and forced to make a heart wrenching decision involving two of the most important people in her life.

Episode 4 - An Eternity of Misery

Meanwhile Alaric and Stefan try to find out about the origins of what they are up to, Damon is searching for an artifact so he travels to Texas where he encounters Peter Maxwell who leads him to a new revelation.

Episode 5 - Coming Home Was a Mistake

Stefan and the others remember what matters most when tragedy strikes close to home.

Episode 6 - Detoured on Some Random Backwoods Path to Hell

When her children become the focus of the Siren's latest plan, Caroline takes drastic measures to ensure nothing gets in the way of keeping her family safe.

Episode 7 - The Next Time I Hurt Somebody, It Could Be You

Faced with the fallout from his interaction with Cade, Stefan is determined to have one thing go right - Christmas Eve with Caroline.

Episode 8 - We Have History Together

Stefan and Damon attend an anger management support group looking for their next victim. Sybil is still alive and teaching a group of high school students who she'll later use as leverage to get Caroline to locate a historical artifact that can be used against her.

Episode 9 - The Simple Intimacy of the Near Touch

Mystic falls is greeted by a traditional celebration and also two reckless brothers. Caroline remains in denial about the future.

Episode 10 - Nostalgia's a Bitch

Sybill puts Damon in a catatonic state for revenge. Caroline and Bonnie enter Damon's mind and realize Stefan is the key to his fate. Sybill competes with her sister for control of the bell.

Episode 11 - You Made a Choice to Be Good

Cade returns to Mystic Falls with new assignments for Damon and Stefan that each lead to unthinkable consequences.

Episode 12 - What Are You?

Damon makes a deal with Cade to retrieve the Maxwell journal in exchange for Stefan's soul.

Episode 13 - Lies Will Catch Up to You

Damon and Alaric face an old enemy after finding a weapon that might kill Cade. Stefan is captured by someone from his past. Bonnie tries to reach out to Enzo through Cade.

Episode 14 - It's Been a Hell of a Ride

Damon and Stefan join forces against Cade to protect Elena's casket, while Caroline and Alaric cope with their daughters' growing powers.

Episode 15 - We're Planning a June Wedding

A wedding is quickly planned in order for Damon and Stefan to lure a dangerous enemy out into the open.

Episode 16 - I Was Feeling Epic

With the fate of Mystic Falls at stake, Stefan and Damon must fight their greatest enemy for one last battle.

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