Friday February 5 8:00 PM:
"Things we Lost in the Fire."
With the traumatic effects of the Phoenix stone taking a toll on his brother, Stefan attempts to help Damon regain his grip on reality, while secretly struggling with his own experience in the stone.
Elsewhere, Matt and Bonnie deal with the fallout after Julian and his men take over Mystic Falls, leading Matt to spiral out of control and into trouble with an officer named Penny.
Tyler returns to town for Alaric’s baby shower.
Caroline makes an upsetting discovery involving Alaric and his future plan for the babies.
Friday February 12 8:00 PM:
"Postcards From the Edge."
When his experience in the Phoenix stone leads him to do the unthinkable, Damon finds himself without a care in the world, spiraling out of control and under the influence of a dangerous and reckless Julian.
Refusing to give up on his brother, Stefan attempts to reason with Damon only to uncover the devastating reason for his descent.
Caroline begins having some dangerous side effects as a result of her supernatural pregnancy and is forced to turn to Valerie for help.
Bonnie, Nora and Mary Louise attempt to track down a ruthless vampire hunter named Rayna after they suspect that she has reemerged.
Friday February 19 8:00 PM:
"The Woman's Work."
When complications from her supernatural pregnancy leave Caroline’s life hanging in the balance, Stefan and Valerie take extreme measures to try and save her and the babies.
After uncovering a dark secret about Damon, Enzo uses the information to force Damon into helping him track down Rayna Cruz, a ruthless vampire hunter who is on the loose.
When Damon’s actions inadvertently put everyone he loves in Rayna’s path, he is forced to make things right before it’s too late.
Friday February 26 8:00 PM:
"Moonlight on the Bayou."
"The Originals" crossover episode!
In order to lure a vengeful vampire hunter named Rayna Cruz away from his friends in Mystic Falls, Stefan heads to New Orleans, where Valerie has learned of a safe house that can protect him.
Once there, he comes face to face with Klaus Mikaelson, who soon becomes suspicious of his old friend’s unexpected arrival in his city.
Enzo, who is working on behalf of a mysterious organization called The Armory, approaches Damon and Bonnie with a plan that could protect Stefan from Rayna.
After learning that Alaric has decided to leave for Dallas with the twins immediately, Caroline offers to accompany them on the trip and finds herself contemplating her own future in Mystic Falls.
Friday March 4 8:00 PM:
"I Would For You."
While Stefan and Valerie search for a magical herb that can keep him hidden from Rayna, Damon comes up with his own plan to take her down for good.
However, while at The Armory, Bonnie makes a shocking discovery about Rayna that brings Damon’s plan to a screeching halt.
A conversation with Caroline leaves Stefan questioning their future together.
Matt decides it may be time to truly take a stand against the vampires of Mystic Falls.
As the season’s middle chapter draws to a close, Damon’s desire to take himself out of the game ramps up as he races to complete unfinished business with Stefan and Bonnie.
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- Amy Mistretta