Season Review-The Vampire Diaries Season 5

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1. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: I Know What You Did Last Summer (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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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 (PAUL WESLEY).

Director: Lance Anderson | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 1,790

8-great (B)

2. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: True Lies (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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A fellow Whitmore student named Jesse (KENDRICK SAMPSON) gives Elena some intriguing information about Professor Wes Maxfield (RICK COSNETT). Damon asks for help finding Stefan.

Director: Joshua Butler | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 1,024

7.5-good (B-)

3. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Original Sin (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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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. However, their plans are thwarted by a ... See full summary »

Director: Jesse Warn | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 1,082

7.5-good (B-)

4. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: For Whom the Bell Tolls (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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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 (KENDRICK SAMPSON) better.

Director: Michael A. Allowitz | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 996

7.5-good (B-)

5. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Monster's Ball (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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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. At the ball, Elena shares ... See full summary »

Director: Kellie Cyrus | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 919

8-great (B)

6. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Handle with Care (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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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. Tessa confidently tells Stefan ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 902

8.5-great (B+)

7. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Death and the Maiden (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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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. Nadia shows up at Caroline's ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Libman | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 890

8.5-great (B+)

8. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Dead Man on Campus (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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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. At Elena's request, Damon comes up ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Hardy | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 865

8-great (B)

9. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: The Cell (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.4
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Damon is trapped by Dr. Wes, and realizes scary things about his past.

Director: Chris Grismer | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 883

8-great (B)

10. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Fifty Shades of Grayson (2013)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.1
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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. ... See full summary »

Director: Kellie Cyrus | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 880

7.5-good (B-)

11. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: 500 Years of Solitude (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.7
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Back to Katherine's early life 1490, Nadia helps her mom with a fighting plan.

Director: Chris Grismer | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 1,297

8.5-great (B+)

12. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: The Devil Inside (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.1
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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.

Director: Kellie Cyrus | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 864

9-amazing (A-)

13. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Total Eclipse of the Heart (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.1
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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. Bonnie is intrigued ... See full summary »

Director: Darren Genet | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 800

14. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: No Exit (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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As Damon's behavior escalates from destructive to deadly, Stefan begins to regret their last conversation and decides to track Damon down and intervene. For reasons of her own, Elena ... See full summary »

Director: Michael A. Allowitz | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 778

15. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Gone Girl (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.8
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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. For the second time, Bonnie and Jeremy must... See full summary »

Director: Lance Anderson | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 1,017

16. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: While You Were Sleeping (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Pascal Verschooris | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 788

17. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Rescue Me (2014)

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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Bonnie has an unsettling encounter with Luke (CHRIS BROCHU), and learns more about his family history. The Travelers' leader, Markos (RAFFI BARSOUMIAN), arrives in Mystic Falls.

Director: Leslie Libman | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 747

18. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Resident Evil (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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Both Stefan and Elena are suddenly having unsettling dreams of an alternate version of the life they might have had together. Bonnie has a disturbing encounter with Grams, who warns her ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Wesley | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 813

19. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Man on Fire (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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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.

Director: Michael A. Allowitz | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 728

20. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: What Lies Beneath (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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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.

Director: Joshua Butler | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 717

21. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Promised Land (2014)

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.8
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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. After their... See full summary »

Director: Michael A. Allowitz | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 984

22. The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
Episode: Home (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

9.0
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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.

Director: Chris Grismer | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen

Votes: 1,548