The Vampire Diaries Recap: Stefan vs. Damon, Round 21 — What Is Your Greater Good?

Last night was my favorite kind of TVD episode. It was fun (parties! booze! making out!) but it also had a lot of depth and heart. We got to take a closer look at relationships that haven’t been given the spotlight in a while — Elena and Caroline, Stefan and Katherine. Also, Damon got some purpose and Bonnie’s plotline didn’t totally suck (I mean, it did for her, but that’s different).


What I’m really loving about this season is that we’re getting the chance to see real emotional consequences. So much has happened to our gang that at this point they all have post-traumatic stress disorder. There are crazy story lines on this show. Moonstones and werewolves and doppelgangers and nutty professors and serial killers — and they pull most of them off. But what TVD has always shined at is beautiful, human emotion. Relationships. That is what this show is built on. And last night, we got to see a lot of them evolving.  Read More...


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