The Vampire Diaries 3.13 "Bringing Out The Dead" Review

The title of this episode of The Vampire Diaries is not a spoiler as such, but it does give a clue as to what occurred in this excellent outing. There are different types of dead on this show so it is easy for this title to be a misdirect, and the entire episode felt a bit like a chess game between the Salvatore's and Klaus (Joseph Morgan), with Elijah (Daniel Gillies) feeling like an unknown entity in the game. It was another week where family played a very significant role in all of the plot threads and as I have said before (and will no doubt say again) the real heart of the show is not the love triangle, but it is about family ties and the unbreakable bond that this brings.

Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Stefan (Paul Wesley) now seem to be able to work together in an effective manner even if the snarky comments are still there to some degree. Their relationship has always been one of the most interesting to me, especially when they can't quite figure out the others motives. You would think by now that they would realize that they will each save the other no matter what the other has done and Damon rocked up and rescued his brother from Klaus' fun fire game. Read More...


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