Though the vampire and zombie trends might be on their last legs, it's likely only a matter of time before the next supernatural fad hits the airwaves. But no matter what type of otherworldly being is in the spotlight, is it possible for a supernatural show to be too supernatural? Does a series need that grounding humanity to keep it from spiraling into the absurd? Or is it the "anything goes," free-for-all attitude that makes us love these shows in the first place?
For a hated vampire, The Originals' Marcel sure has a lot of admirers.
On last week's series premiere, viewers were re-introduced to New Orleans' ruling vamp Marcel (Charles Michael Davis), who's gone to many lengths to make sure the city remains under his control. But with his former mentor's arrival, and the help of a few witches he's pissed off along the way, Marcel is faced with getting the Big Easy swept from under him. Good thing Klaus' sister Rebekah (Claire Holt) is coming back to town on Tuesday (8/7c, The CW) since the two have quite the history...