Sophie Devereaux just became enemy No. 1 on The Originals.
"Everything that brought us here to New Orleans was a lie," Elijah (Daniel Gillies) tells his family in the final scene of Tuesday's episode. "This story Sophie Devereaux fabricated, this struggle for control in the French Quarter, this war between the vampires and the witches, wasn't over territory at all. This was over Davina."
The Originals' Danielle Campbell: Viewers will finally understand why Davina is so powerful
Everything you think you know about The Originals is about to change.
"In a fight for power, she's the ultimate weapon," reads the tagline of Tuesday's episode (8/7c, The CW) when viewers will finally learn why and how 16-year-old Davina (Danielle Campbell) is arguably the most powerful being in New Orleans.
"So far, she's been known as this big secret so a lot of [answers] will be revealed," Campbell tells TVGuide.com. "Everyone is going to finally understand why she is the way she is."
How do you manipulate and defeat someone who knows you better than almost anyone else? That's the dilemma Klaus is facing on The Originals.
Although it's evident that there's a long history between Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and his former protégé Marcel (Charles Michael Davis), on last week's episode, viewers saw just how deep the bond goes. As Klaus was settling New Orleans in 1820, he watched a young slave being tortured. Turns out the boy, who didn't even have a name, was the product of the Governor's affair. Klaus felt a connection and took the boy, who he named Marcellus, under his wing.
This fall you can really feel the Modern Family influence in the development of most networks' new comedy slates, and it's especially noticeable on NBC's Thursday lineup. With the exception of the long-running Parks and Recreation, which until the double expectancy whammy of Ann Perkins and Ron's Diane had been curiously child-free for a show supposedly set in America's heartland, NBC's new sitcoms are very much in the family way, for better or worse.
One actually bills itself as Welcome to the Family (8:31/7:31c), and if familiarity is a prerequisite for your viewing patterns, you'll feel right at home here. This innocuous domestic farce pivots on a culture clash between...