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The Originals Season 1 Episodes

22 Episodes 2013 - 2014

"The Vampire Diaries" spin-off focuses on the original vampire family that includes siblings Klaus (Joseph Morgan), Elijah (Daniel Gilles)and Rebekah Mikaelson (Claire Holt), who return to New Orleans to reclaim the city they helped build. Before they were forced to flee from their relentless hunter father in 1919, their family had built and ran the entire town. Now, Klaus' former protégé, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis), runs the French Quarter by using absolute power to control its human and supernatural inhabitants. But the siblings are determined to take back all that used to belong to them, regardless of the cost. They are aided in their quest by powerful witch Sophie Deveraux (Daniella Pineda) and by Klaus' former flame Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin), a werewolf who is carrying Klaus' unborn child, the heir who could be the key to regaining the power their family once held.

Episode 1

Always and Forever

Thu, Oct 3, 2013 60 mins

A spin-off of "The Vampire Diaries" focuses on the original vampire family, who return to New Orleans to reclaim the city they helped build. In the opener, Klaus meets his former protégé, Marcel, who controls the supernatural inhabitants in town; and Klaus' former flame, Hayley, falls into the hands of a powerful witch.

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Episode 2

House of the Rising Son

Tue, Oct 8, 2013 60 mins

Rebekah arrives in New Orleans and receives some unexpected news from Hayley. When she becomes concerned that Klaus is up to no good, Rebekah seeks help from a reluctant Sophie. Meanwhile, Klaus tries to uncover Marcel's secret weapon; and Marcel enlists Davina's help to carry out his own dangerous plan.

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Episode 3

Tangled Up in Blue

Tue, Oct 15, 2013 60 mins

Klaus and Rebekah try to unravel Marcel's empire from within in spite of Elijah's concerns. Meanwhile, Marcel hosts a huge vampire party; and Hayley learns that the supernatural creatures of New Orleans are reacting to the existence of a hybrid baby.

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Episode 4

Girl in New Orleans

Tue, Oct 22, 2013 60 mins

Davina convinces Marcel to let her attend an annual music festival in the city; Hayley visits a mysterious doctor in the bayou and makes a shocking discovery; Klaus takes a special interest in Cami who reveals alarming information about her past; Rebekah tries to get to the bottom of a recent strange encounter involving Elijah.

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Episode 5

Sinners and Saints

Tue, Oct 29, 2013 60 mins

Klaus becomes angry over recent events involving the safety of his unborn baby and demands answers from Sophie. Meanwhile, gruesome remains are discovered in the bayou; and Davina reveals some shocking information about the witches.

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Episode 6

Fruit of the Poisoned Tree

Tue, Nov 5, 2013 60 mins

Klaus goes to extreme measures to protect Hayley and their unborn baby when he learns Hayley's life is being threatened. Meanwhile, Cami turns to Father Kieran for guidance; Marcel seeks advice from an old friend; and Davina tries to control her magic.

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Episode 7


Tue, Nov 12, 2013 60 mins

Hayley goes missing after someone from her past makes a startling revelation. Meanwhile, Klaus has a dangerous encounter with an unexpected visitor; Davina makes a surprising connection; and Marcel makes Rebekah an enticing offer that leaves her torn.

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Episode 8

The River in Reverse

Tue, Nov 26, 2013 60 mins

Rebekah faces a difficult decision and turns to Father Kieran for guidance; Elijah struggles with the consequences of a recent fallout with Klaus; Hayley is drawn away by a mysterious figure who sheds light on her past; Cami discovers a cryptic message; Marcel uncovers some disturbing information about Klaus.

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Episode 9

Reigning Pain in New Orleans

Tue, Dec 3, 2013 60 mins

A violent confrontation occurs when the human faction takes matters into its own hands. Meanwhile, Klaus opens up to Marcel about his past indiscretions; Hayley learns about a plan to harm the werewolves in the bayou; and Cami gains insight into Klaus's past.

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Episode 10

The Casket Girls

Tue, Jan 14, 2014 60 mins

Locals prepare to celebrate the annual Casket Girls Festival in the French Quarter. Meanwhile, Davina tries to free Cami from Klaus's mind compulsion; and Hayley is forced to make a difficult decision after she receives an unexpected phone call.

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Episode 11

Apres Moi, le Déluge

Tue, Jan 21, 2014 60 mins

Davina becomes violently ill and the repercussions affect the entire French Quarter. Meanwhile, Sophie delivers some startling information about the harvest festival and presents a drastic plan to save Davina; and Hayley, racked with guilt, confesses to Elijah about her role in Sophie's plan.

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Episode 12

Dance Back From the Grave

Tue, Jan 28, 2014 60 mins

Marcel refuses to help Klaus when a gruesome discovery is made in the Cauldron; Rebekah uncovers the remnants of a sacrifice down by the docks and realizes it is the work of a dangerous warlock from her past; Klaus battles a powerful force with an unmatched advantage over him.

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Episode 13

Crescent City

Tue, Feb 4, 2014 60 mins

Father Kieran encounters a witch from his past; Marcel and Rebekah fear that secrets they have kept hidden for nearly a century will be exposed; Hayley throws a party for her werewolf clan; Sophie is shocked by a discovery at the cemetery; Klaus takes drastic measures in the Cauldron that produce dangerous repercussions for everyone involved.

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Episode 14

Long Way Back From Hell

Tue, Feb 25, 2014 60 mins

Rebekah gets locked up in a sanatorium where she worked in 1919. A witch seeks revenge against her and plans to reveal dark secrets that could destroy Rebekah if exposed. Meanwhile, Elijah makes a decision that puts Klaus and Rebekah in further danger.

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Episode 15

Le Grand Guignol

Tue, Mar 4, 2014 60 mins

Flashbacks to 1919 focus on Klaus revealing details of the devastating secret that Rebekah and Marcel tried keeping from him. Meanwhile, Elijah forms an unlikely alliance with Monique; and Hayley holds Sabine hostage in an attempt to get information that will reverse the curse on Phoebe's werewolf clan.

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Episode 16

Farewell to Storyville

Tue, Mar 11, 2014 60 mins

Klaus, Elijah and Rebekah become trapped in the City of the Dead cemetery by a witch's boundary spell. Klaus and Rebekah trade angry accusations until Elijah reveals a dark secret from the family's past. Meanwhile, Marcel races to free Rebekah but he has to make a deal with Genevieve.

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Episode 17

Moon Over Bourbon Street

Tue, Mar 18, 2014 60 mins

Elijah makes a bold move to regain control over the Quarter and receives an intriguing offer of support from a beautiful woman who belongs to a powerful New Orleans family. Meanwhile, the Mikaelsons throw a lavish party in an attempt to bring the warring factions of the city together, but a vicious fight threatens the evening.

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Episode 18

The Big Uneasy

Tue, Apr 15, 2014 60 mins

Genevieve asks Elijah to allow her coven to publicly celebrate a traditional feast day, where members of the community offer the witches gifts in return for blessings. Meanwhile, Elijah makes plans to restore his home to its former glory; and Klaus sends Cary, a werewolf from his own line, to find a missing piece of family history.

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Episode 19

An Unblinking Death

Tue, Apr 22, 2014 60 mins

Cami's good intentions lead Kieran to a violent episode. Meanwhile, Elijah and Klaus disagree over how to handle the Crescent Wolves. Elijah travels to the bayou and witnesses a horrific explosion that only adds to the hatred among the communities. Later, Hayley learns a surprising piece of her family history from Marcel.

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Episode 20

A Closer Walk With Thee

Tue, Apr 29, 2014 60 mins

Hayley confronts a surprising enemy and falls into peril during a wake to honor a late member of the community. Meanwhile, Klaus suffers from nightmares about his father and is forced to examine his own troubled relationship with his adoptive son; and Marcel learns about Francesca's quest to find a mysterious key that will unlock a family secret.

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Episode 21

The Battle of New Orleans

Tue, May 6, 2014 60 mins

Klaus and Elijah enact a plan that promises to alter the fates of Hayley and the werewolf community, and lead to the extermination of the French Quarter vampires. Meanwhile, Marcel rallies an army to battle the Mikaelsons and regain control of the city; and Francesca threatens Cami, who deciphers a code that leads to a surprising revelation among the city's factions.

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Episode 22

From a Cradle to a Grave

Tue, May 13, 2014 60 mins

Season 1 ends with Hayley trying to protect her unborn baby from the witches. Meanwhile, Francesca meets with Oliver and Jackson to determine the future of the werewolves in New Orleans; and Davina and Cami join forces to take down Klaus, who is forced to make a heartbreaking decision.

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