The Vampire Diaries (2009– )

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A teenage girl is torn between two vampire brothers.

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 Stefan Salvatore / ... (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Damon Salvatore (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Bonnie Bennett (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Caroline Forbes (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Matt Donovan (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Tyler Lockwood (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Elena Gilbert / ... (133 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Jeremy Gilbert (133 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Alaric Saltzman (86 episodes, 2009-2015)
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The vampire brothers Damon and Stefan Salvatore, eternal adolescents, having been leading 'normal' lives, hiding their bloodthirsty condition, for centuries, moving on before their non-aging is noticed. They are back in the Virginia town where they became vampires. Stefan is noble, denying himself blood to avoid killing, and tries to control his evil brother Damon. Stefan falls in love with schoolgirl Elena, whose best friend is a witch, like her grandma. Written by KGF Vissers

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Nina Dobrev is six months younger than Steven R. McQueen while her character is two years older than his character. See more »

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Damon Salvatore: I DO believe in killing the messenger. Why? Because it sends a message.
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My Favorite New Series!
22 October 2009 | by (Pennsylvania, U.S.) – See all my reviews

I have never read the books, however, I don't understand how anyone could expect for any TV series to be an exact replica of a book. Just my opinion. I have been watching the show since the pilot episode and I absolutely love it. I also happen to be 29 years old and am hooked, so I truly think it's all about what each individual finds interesting, not "this show is for 13-16 year olds". I'm not sure how anyone can say they love or hate something after just a pilot, I never really quite understood that. Personally, I think you should give a show at least 3 or 4 episodes to give it a fair chance and to see where the story will go. I wasn't sure that I was totally in love with it after just the pilot either, as I am a HUGE twilight fan, but by the end of the 2nd episode, I found myself anxiously anticipating the 3rd, 4th and so on. P.s. Nina and Paul work great together!


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