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The Vampire Diaries Season 7 Episodes

22 Episodes 2015 - 2016

In Season 7 of "The Vampire Diaries," the Mystic Falls gang come to terms with the Heretics being free from their magical prison. With Damon (Ian Somerhalder) mourning his temporary loss of Elena (Nina Dobrev) and struggling with his need for vengeance against Lily (Annie Wersching), Stefan (Paul Wesley) does everything in his power to help his brother adjust to their new world. Meanwhile, the presence of the Heretics has raised another foe, the Huntress (Leslie-Anne Huff), who sets her sights on the Salvatore brothers with the help of Matt (Zach Roerig). However, she in turn is being hunted by the mysterious Armory organization. Elsewhere, Caroline (Candice King) and Alaric (Matthew Davis) receive shocking news about his unborn twins; and Bonnie (Kat Graham) grows closer to Enzo (Michael Malarkey) after losing her magic. Episode 14 begins a crossover event with sister show "The Originals."

Episode 1

Day One of Twenty-Two Thousand, Give or Take

Thu, Oct 8, 2015 60 mins

Season 7 begins with Damon being forced to navigate his new reality without Elena. Meanwhile, Stefan waits for Caroline to sort out her emotions and tries to protect the town from Lily and her family of Heretics, who are wreaking havoc in Mystic Falls. Elsewhere, Enzo struggles to find his place in Lily's new life; and Matt teams up with Stefan and Caroline to put a stop to the Heretics.

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Episode 2

Never Let Me Go

Thu, Oct 15, 2015 60 mins

Damon makes an impulsive decision that threatens to unravel a carefully negotiated deal between Stefan and Lily, so Damon tries to make amends with his mother before things spiral further out of control. Meanwhile, Alaric obtains a mysterious artifact; Matt makes a risky life or death decision; and Caroline uncovers a shocking detail about Stefan's past.

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Episode 3

Age of Innocence

Thu, Oct 22, 2015 60 mins

Damon goes on a road trip with Bonnie and Alaric to find something he can use against his mother; Caroline, who is being held hostage by the Heretics, learns some shocking information about Valerie's past; Stefan learns a few unexpected details about his own past from Lily; Alaric turns to Bonnie for her help after coming clean about a secret he's been keeping.

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Episode 4

I Carry Your Heart With Me

Thu, Oct 29, 2015 60 mins

An unexpected turn of events leaves Damon scrambling and his actions gain the unwanted attention of Mary Louise and Nora, which forces Stefan and Caroline to spend the night distracting the girls at Whitmore College's Heaven and Hell ball. Meanwhile, Enzo sets off on a mission to find out what Valerie is hiding; and a plan set by Alaric and Bonnie leaves their worlds turned upside down.

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Episode 5

Live Through This

Thu, Nov 5, 2015 60 mins

Damon tries to get out of his downward spiral and do right by Elena; Lily prepares for the arrival of a special figure from her past; Stefan comes face-to-face with Valerie and learns some upsetting details about her past; Bonnie confronts Alaric when she learns some disturbing information involving the Phoenix stone.

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Episode 6

Best Served Cold

Thu, Nov 12, 2015 60 mins

Lily hosts a dinner party to introduce her former love Julian to Damon and Stefan, and to declare peace between her family of heretics and the citizens of Mystic Falls. Meanwhile, Bonnie and Matt uncover a strange mystery; and Alaric reaches his breaking point when a devastating revelation is revealed.

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Episode 7

Mommie Dearest

Thu, Nov 19, 2015 60 mins

Stefan and Damon confront their mother with painful memories from their childhood, but Lily reveals a dark secret she's been harboring for over 160 years. The revelation leaves her sons questioning everything they've ever known about their family. Meanwhile, Enzo challenges Julian to a duel; Matt becomes entrenched in a deepening mystery involving the residents of Mystic Falls; and Valerie reveals some life-changing news to Caroline.

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Episode 8

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me

Thu, Dec 3, 2015 60 mins

Julian and Lily throw a party to celebrate Mary Louise and Nora's anniversary; Stefan and Damon plot to eliminate a new threat posed by Julian; Caroline is forced to face her new reality, even as it threatens to destroy her relationship with Stefan; Lily makes the most difficult decision of her life.

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Episode 9

Cold as Ice

Thu, Dec 10, 2015 60 mins

Damon and Stefan search for Julian in a small town outside of Mystic Falls, where Stefan takes matters into his own hands and sets off a tragic chain of events. Meanwhile, Bonnie strikes up an unlikely friendship with Nora; and Caroline does her best to navigate life as a pregnant vampire.

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Episode 10

Hell Is Other People

Fri, Jan 29, 2016 60 mins

Damon becomes trapped inside the Phoenix stone and is tormented by a traumatic experience from his time in the Civil War. He is forced to face his darkest demon in order to get out. Meanwhile, Bonnie tries to rescue Damon before the effects of the Phoenix stone take over and change him forever.

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Episode 11

Things We Lost in the Fire

Fri, Feb 5, 2016 60 mins

Stefan tries to help Damon regain his grip on reality, while secretly struggling with his own experience in the Phoenix stone. Meanwhile, Julian and his men take over Mystic Falls, which causes Matt to spiral out of control; Tyler returns to town for Alaric's baby shower; and Caroline makes an upsetting discovery involving Alaric and his future plan for the babies.

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Episode 12

Postcards From the Edge

Fri, Feb 12, 2016 60 mins

Damon, under the reckless influence of Julian, spirals out of control. Meanwhile, Caroline experiences some dangerous side effects due to her supernatural pregnancy and is forced to turn to Valerie for help. Meanwhile, Bonnie, Nora and Mary Louise try to track down a ruthless vampire hunter named Rayna, after they suspect she has reemerged.

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Episode 13

This Woman's Work

Fri, Feb 19, 2016 60 mins

Caroline's life is put in danger when complications arise from her supernatural pregnancy. Meanwhile, Enzo forces Damon to help him track down Rayna Cruz, a ruthless vampire hunter who is on the loose. However, Damon's actions inadvertently put everyone he loves in Rayna's path.

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Episode 14

Moonlight on the Bayou

Fri, Feb 26, 2016 60 mins

Stefan visits New Orleans to lure vampire hunter Rayna Cruz away from his friends in Mystic Falls. In the Big Easy, Stefan meets Klaus Mikaelson, who becomes suspicious of his old friend's unexpected arrival. Meanwhile, Enzo approaches Damon and Bonnie with a plan that could protect Stefan from Rayna; and Alaric decides to leave for Dallas with the twins and Caroline offers to accompany them on the trip.

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Episode 15

I Would for You

Fri, Mar 4, 2016 60 mins

Stefan and Valerie search for a magical herb that will keep him hidden from Rayna; Damon plots to take Rayna down for good; Stefan questions his future with Caroline; Matt decides it is time to take a stand against the vampires of Mystic Falls; Damon races to complete unfinished business with Stefan and Bonnie.

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Episode 16

Days of Future Past

Fri, Apr 1, 2016 60 mins

Damon offers to have Stefan's scar magically transferred to him but doing so will bring unpleasant consequences. Meanwhile, Enzo tries to clear his name after being framed for Rayna's escape from the Armory and he has a violent run-in with Nora that leads him to make an upsetting discovery.

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Episode 17

I Went to the Woods

Fri, Apr 8, 2016 60 mins

Stefan faces a life-or-death situation with only his basic instincts to rely on and is forced to confront a lifetime of irreversible damage Damon has done to their relationship. Meanwhile, Damon follows an unusual lead he finds; Matt sends Valerie to Dallas to enlist Alaric's help in the search for Stefan; and Rayna discovers a new threat and sets off on her own mission to find Stefan before the others do.

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Episode 18

One Way or Another

Fri, Apr 15, 2016 60 mins

Damon heads to Memphis with Alaric to capture an escaped vampire who may be the key to getting Stefan back safely, but Alaric is reluctant to step back into his former vampire-hunting ways and reveals the truth about the past three Damon-less years of his life. Meanwhile, Bonnie meets a young woman in the psych ward who provides her with some valuable information about why the Armory may be after her; and Enzo takes matters into his own hands when he learns some devastating news from Rayna.

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Episode 19

Somebody That I Used to Know

Fri, Apr 22, 2016 60 mins

Enzo's efforts to protect Bonnie put her life in jeopardy and it's learned that Rayna may hold the key to Bonnie's survival. Meanwhile, Stefan travels to Dallas where he and Alaric are forced to confront the fallout from Stefan's absence in Caroline's life. Finally, Enzo learns the Armory's true motives behind its search for Bonnie.

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Episode 20

Kill 'Em All

Fri, Apr 29, 2016 60 mins

Damon and Enzo lead the charge to save Bonnie before her condition worsens; Stefan reluctantly teams up with Matt for Bonnie's sake and uncovers the truth behind Matt's anger towards him; Caroline joins Alaric on a mission and quickly realizes how much she's missed her former supernatural lifestyle.

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Episode 21

Requiem for a Dream

Fri, May 6, 2016 60 mins

Damon's risky attempt to save Bonnie takes an unexpected turn and the consequences force everyone to band together to help her pull through. Meanwhile, Stefan and Caroline face the fallout from their relationship; and Matt takes matters into his own hands to save one of his closest friends.

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Episode 22

Gods & Monsters

Fri, May 13, 2016 60 mins

Season 7 ends with Bonnie's friends taking drastic measures to save her, including Stefan who tells Caroline that her and Alaric's twin daughters may be needed to rescue Bonnie. Meanwhile, Enzo keeps Bonnie preoccupied by bringing her back to the cabin, but his plan takes an unexpected turn.

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