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A History Of 'Vampire Diaries' Flashbacks

by Ryan J. Downey

Tonight the Salvatore brothers will pay a visit to New Orleans (the setting of Anne Rice's legendary supernatural tome "Interview With a Vampire") in the present day, which opens up an opportunity to take a look at Stefan and Damon's exploits in NOLA back in the early '40s. Both were apparently enlisted during World War II but still found time to hang with the ladies—Damon with a girl named Charlotte and Stefan with his platonic pal Lexi.

Despite all of the numerous opportunities to explore various time periods (Damon discovers Atari! Stefan hangs with Elvis!), "The Vampire Diaries" executive producer Julie Plec has long maintained that the show only travels back in time when flashbacks will reveal something that's important to the present or future. The show has resisted temptation to overuse this plot device, but still offered plenty of fun trips backward. Read More...


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