The CW has released the synopsis for The Vampire Diaries: For Whom the Bell Tolls (EP504). The episode airs Thursday, October 24 at 8/7c. Highlight for spoilers:
REMEMBRANCE DAY - While Mystic Falls observes its traditional Remembrance Day to honor the dead, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) try to help Stefan (Paul Wesley) through a confusing time, a task that ends up taking Elena on an emotional journey of her own. A worried Matt (Zach Roerig) tries to figure out the reason behind his mysterious blackouts, and Caroline (Candice Accola) makes an effort to get to know Jesse (guest star Kendrick Sampson) better. Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) makes a startling confession that hits Damon hard. Finally, Dr. Maxfield (guest star Rick Cosnett) puts a plan in motion that will change everything. Kat Graham also stars.
The episode was directed by Michael Allowitz and written by Brett Matthews and Elisabeth R. Finch.
The CW has released the official synopsis for The Vampire Diaries: Bring It On (EP416), airing Thursday, March 14th. Highlight for spoilers:
THE NEW NORMAL — Elena’s (Nina Dobrev) new outlook has everyone concerned, leading Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) to agree that going back to the normal routine of high school would be the best thing for her. Caroline (Candice Accola) is pleasantly surprised when Elena decides to rejoin the cheerleading squad, but her pleasure turns to shock when Elena’s behavior proves dangerous. Not giving up on their search for the cure, Damon and Rebekah (Claire Holt) work together until his unwanted advice catches her off-guard. Klaus (Joseph Morgan) tries to use Hayley (guest star Phoebe Tonkin) to get the information he’s after and makes an intriguing discovery in the process. Meanwhile, a bored Elena throws a wild party and gets into an ugly fight.
The episode was directed by Jesse Warn and written by Elisabeth R. Finch & Michael Narducci.
The CW has released the official synopsis for The Vampire Diaries: My Brother’s Keeper (EP407), airing Thursday, November 29th at 8/7c. Highlight for spoilers:
THE MISS MYSTIC FALLS PAGEANT — Caroline (Candice Accola) does her best to be there for Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) in a tough time. Damon (Ian Somerhalder) tries to convince Stefan to help him uncover Prof. Shane’s (guest star David Alpay) motives, but Stefan is intent on carrying out a different plan with Klaus (Joseph Morgan). At the annual Miss Mystic Falls Pageant, Elena and Caroline give April (guest star Grace Phipps) advice on which dress to wear, while Tyler (Michael Trevino) and Hayley (guest star Phoebe Tonkin) work together on a secret project, and Damon confronts Prof. Shane with his suspicions. Alarmed by the vivid nightmares he’s having, Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) turns to Matt (Zach Roerig) for help, but the situation escalates sooner than anyone expected. Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle Douglas also makes an appearance.
The episode was written by Caroline Dries and Elisabeth R. Finch and directed by Jeffrey Hunt.
The CW has released the official synopsis for The Vampire Diaries Season 3 finale, The Departed (EP322), airing Thursday, May 10th. Yes, this is the last episode synopsis for TVD Season 3, can you believe it? Only four episodes left! Highlight for spoilers:
THE SECRET HERO — Determined to protect his sister, Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) makes a decision that will change everything. In the harsh reality of the present situation, Elena (Nina Dobrev) longs for simpler times when her parents, Grayson (guest star Jason MacDonald) and Miranda (guest star Erin Beute), and Aunt Jenna (guest star Sara Canning) were still alive and her biggest concern was her relationship with Matt (Zach Roerig). Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) leave Mystic Falls together on a mission, but soon split up when Elena needs one of them. Caroline (Candice Accola) and Tyler (Michael Trevino) are forced to make a life-changing decision. Finally, Bonnie (Kat Graham) makes a secret deal that has heartbreaking consequences.
The episode was directed by John Behring, with story by Brett Matthews & Elisabeth R. Finch and teleplay by Julie Plec.
A few days ago, Ian Somerhalder tweeted out the above photo, revealing the title of the Vampire Diaries Season 3 finale: The Departed (EP322). The episode was written by Julie Plec, based on a story by Brett Matthews and Elisabeth Finch. John Behring will direct (he was also at the helm for the Season 2 finale, As I Lay Dying). How about that title, eh?
We can also confirm that the title of EP321 – the last Season 3 episode title to be revealed – will be: Before Sunset.
Here’s the schedule for all upcoming episodes through now until the Season 3 finale on May 10th:
- March 29th: The Murder Of One (EP318)
- April 5th: Dangerous Liaisons (EP314) [repeat]
- April 12th: All My Children (EP315) [repeat]
- April 19th: Heart of Darkness (EP319)
- April 26th: Do Not Go Gentle (EP320)
- May 3rd: Before Sunset (EP321)
- May 10th: The Departed (EP322) [season finale]
The CW has released the official synopsis for The Vampire Diaries: 1912 (EP316), set to air when the show returns from hiatus on Thursday, March 15th. The episode marks the first TVD appearance of Cassidy Freeman as Sage. Highlight for spoilers or head to the Episode Index:
THE MURDER MYSTERY DEEPENS — The present-day murders in Mystic Falls remind Damon (Ian Somerhalder) of a similar crime spree a century earlier. In flashbacks to 1912, Damon recalls a beautiful vampire, Sage (guest star Cassidy Freeman), who showed him a whole new way to exist. Sheriff Forbes (Marguerite MacIntyre) warns Damon not to get involved in her investigation, but Damon is convinced she’s going after the wrong suspect. Elena (Nina Dobrev) and Matt (Zach Roerig) resort to breaking and entering in their search for evidence to prove Dr. Fell (guest star Torrey Devitto) is a murderer. For reasons known only to her, Rebekah (guest star Claire Holt), becomes interested in locating one of the town’s oldest landmarks. Finally, Elena comes to a new understanding of the path her life has taken, and Damon makes an emotional confession to Stefan (Paul Wesley).
The episode was directed by John Behring and written by Julie Plec with Elisabeth R. Finch.