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The Vampire Diaries (Thursdays 8/7 Central)


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The people at the CW network must think they’ve hit the jackpot, or at least hold the winning lottery ticket. Cashing in on teen girls’ current vampire craze (Twilight etc.), The Vampire Diaries would seem to have the markings of a hit for the fall season. Based on a series of young-adult novels from the ‘90s, the show has all the ingredients that would seem to add up to a teen sensations: high school cliques, sibling rivalry, adolescent angst, drugs, family trauma, and of course, the aforementioned undead. Add in that it’s written by Scream scribe and Dawson’s Creek mastermind Kevin Williamson, and you’ve got what would seem like a sure thing.

But even if they’re vampires, high schoolers aren’t generally that interesting to anyone but themselves, which puts the show at a disadvantage. Granted, there’s some attempts to convey real emotion, but despite the amount of meat in the pilotindicating that there’s plenty to explore over the course of a seasonThe Vampire Diaries displays only faint signs of having any life in it. (

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September 8th 2010

i am a big fan call me please ill make my breams come ture.or come visit me 1309 w pueblo 85202 az mesa or give me a letter

September 11th 2010

This really got intrested in the vampire diaries,well more than i did before if possible .This get the reader (me) wanting more.What is damon up to?What the plan?Why does Elena GLIBERT look like Kathrine PERCIE?

September 11th 2010

im the biggest fan of the vampire diaries i watch it 5 or more times a day please come visit me gides park rm2 11 pinecrot

September 11th 2010

it would measn the world to me

January 10th 2011

Okay, so there’s been an overload of vampires. 1st, Twilight, then Jennifer’s Body and blah blah blah.. but Vampire Diaries is different, and definitely here to stay.
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January 28th 2014

hi could you please tell m when this is on in uk plz

February 2nd 2014

I LOVE this show, it`s my fav.

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April 20th 2019

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