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The Originals 

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A family of power-hungry thousand year old vampires look to take back the city that they built and dominate all those who have done them wrong.

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Series cast summary:
...  Klaus Mikaelson 92 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Elijah Mikaelson 92 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Marcel Gerard 92 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Hayley Marshall / ... 85 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Vincent Griffith / ... 71 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Davina Claire 71 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Camille O'Connell 66 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Freya Mikaelson 60 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Josh Rosza 49 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Rebekah Mikaelson 40 episodes, 2013-2018
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A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus (Joseph Morgan), Elijah (Daniel Gillies), and Rebekah (Claire Holt). Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis), who is now in charge of New Orleans, in order to re-take his city, as he originally built New Orleans. Klaus departed from the city after being chased down by his father Mikael, while it was being constructed and Marcel took charge. As Klaus has returned after many years, his ego has provoked him to become the king of the city. "Every King needs an heir" says Klaus, accepting the unborn child. The child is a first to be born to a hybrid (part vampire, part werewolf) and a werewolf (Hayley). Written by Anaya Miller

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Daniel Gillies was born in Canada but raised in New Zealand. In the TV series Saving Hope he speaks in his original accent. See more »

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Klaus Mikaelson: I bowed down to you, brother, to make up for daggering you for the greater good of our plan to reclaim our home. I looked the other way, sister, while you repeat the same cycle with Marcel, falling again for a man you shouldn't be with while he controls the empire that we buit, that he took. Now I make no excuses for past sins, but in the one momeny when you two could have chosen to stand by me, to believe in me, to believe that my intentions for my own child were pure, you turned against me to...
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If you love Vampires, Werewolf and lazy writing.
30 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

First let me say I am big into Syfy, but indifferent on the whole werewolf/Vamp thing. I initially liked the premise of the Original Vampires, but once I saw they made one stronger and truly immortal, I had the suspicion this would lead to lazy writing like what I witnessed with Silas in Heroes. Need a plot twist, use Silas, good today, evil tomorrow, plot against him, repeat. In my opinion ANY writer who creates a character like this does so as a crutch and uses it to avoid having to write just how does he escape or win? Even Superman wasn't considered immortal and had a weakness and could be killed, but you want me to believe I cut the head off this stupid Vampire and it will grow back? (theoretically) I will say for a TV show the acting and filming is good to excellent, if only the character development was there. I watched 8 episodes but after the lazy writers turned the two characters I liked into sniveling cowards...I hit exit and do not plan on going back.


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