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The Vampire Diaries 

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A young teen struggles to make a decision between two vampire brothers and their supernatural lives. Soon after she discovers the truth her whole world turns upside down.
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Series cast summary:
...  Stefan Salvatore / ... 171 episodes, 2009-2017
...  Damon Salvatore 171 episodes, 2009-2017
...  Bonnie Bennett 171 episodes, 2009-2017
...  Caroline Forbes 171 episodes, 2009-2017
...  Matt Donovan / ... 171 episodes, 2009-2017
...  Tyler Lockwood 144 episodes, 2009-2017
...  Elena Gilbert / ... 141 episodes, 2009-2017
...  Jeremy Gilbert 134 episodes, 2009-2017
...  Alaric Saltzman 123 episodes, 2009-2017
...  Lorenzo 'Enzo' St. John 72 episodes, 2013-2017
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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, who promised to Stefan an eternity of misery. Stefan falls in love with schoolgirl Elena, who has an uncanny resemblance to the Salvatore brothers old love, Katherine; and whose best friend Bonnie is a witch. Written by KGF Vissers

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Phoebe Tonkin's second series appearing for the CW Network. Her first series for the CW was The Secret Circle (2011), also a supernatural teen drama, which immediately followed the The Vampire Diaries (2009) in the schedule line-up. See more »

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In ''162 Candles'' Lexi says that Stefan got drunk on The Statue of Liberty. Later in the season it is clearly stated that vampires can't get drunk. 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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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.4 (2012) See more »

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The worst of the worst
16 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

I seriously thing the CW network hires brainless 12-year-olds to write all their scripts. Well, I guess it saves on the budgets. I think they're spending all their money on CGI and plastic surgery. Otherwise why would they hire 'actors' who can't act and look over 40 when they're playing 'teenagers'. I've watched about a dozen episodes of this one and ABSOLUTELY NOTHING has happened except a lot of teen angst. But then that is the network specially and gets them their advertisers. The fact that all their shows appeal to the many brain deficient teenagers in their target audience. Personally I would have turned this one off after the first few episodes, except for the presence of many former gay porn stars. But then they have the 'corporate closet' to keep all the boys. I guess it's run something like the Vatican where they keep all the 'boys' hidden for their priests' consumption. Anyway, the same is true off all their shows, so I shouldn't be surprised this one would be any different. Where is Buffy when you need her?


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