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The Vampire Diaries Season 8 Episodes

16 Episodes 2016 - 2017

The final season of "The Vampire Diaries" begins a few months after it left off, with Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Enzo (Michael Malarkey) on an epic killing spree after being kidnapped and enslaved by the Siren Sybil (Nathalie Kelley). During the search to find them, Stefan (Paul Wesley), Bonnie (Kat Graham), Caroline (Candice King), and Alaric (Matt Davis) discover that the mysterious force they are up against may be more powerful than they thought and they must go to great lengths to keep the people they love safe. When they discover Sybil's motive, they must do everything in their power to prevent her from accomplishing her goal. Caroline and Stefan take a big step in their relationship, but when Stefan is forced to turn off his humanity to protect the people he loves their plans are put on hold. Guest cast includes Nina Dobrev, Michael Trevino, and Steven R. McQueen.

Episode 1

Hello, Brother

Fri, Oct 21, 2016 60 mins

Season 8 begins with Stefan searching for Damon and Enzo after they mysteriously vanished months ago from the Armory vault. Meanwhile, Caroline and Alaric fear that someone is targeting their family after they encounter an unexpected visitor.

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Episode 2

Today Will Be Different

Fri, Oct 28, 2016 60 mins

After learning that someone from Stefan's past may be Damon and Enzo's next target, Stefan, Bonnie and Caroline head to North Carolina. There, Bonnie takes drastic measures in an attempt to break Enzo free of whatever has a hold over him. Meanwhile, at the armory, Alaric and Georgie stumble upon a mysterious symbol that may be related to the supernatural force controlling Damon and Enzo.

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Episode 3

You Decided That I Was Worth Saving

Fri, Nov 4, 2016 60 mins

Enzo continues to fight the control over him; Bonnie is forced to make a heart-wrenching decision involving two of the most important people in her life; Alaric researches a mysterious artifact that may help bring Damon and Enzo back; Damon's downward spiral leads him to Tyler Lockwood who tries to talk some sense into him before it's too late.

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Episode 4

An Eternity of Misery

Fri, Nov 11, 2016 60 mins

Tasked with finding a mysterious artifact, Damon's latest mission takes him to Texas where a violent run-in with Peter Maxwell leads to a surprising revelation. Meanwhile, Stefan and Alaric uncover the origins of the mysterious force they're up against; and Matt returns to the fray after his past and present collide in an unexpected way.

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Episode 5

Coming Home Was a Mistake

Fri, Nov 18, 2016 60 mins

Damon spirals down a dangerous path of self-destruction, which forces Stefan to make a gut-wrenching decision that threatens to change their relationship forever. Meanwhile, Bonnie gets advice from Caroline on how to break through to Enzo; and Matt attempts to decipher a mysterious box of messages that he received. Finally, after tragedy strikes close to home, Stefan and the others are forced to remember what matters most to them.

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Episode 6

Detoured on Some Random Backwoods Path to Hell

Fri, Dec 2, 2016 60 mins

Caroline takes drastic measures to ensure her family's safety when her children become the focus of the Siren's latest plan, and Stefan pledges to do everything he can to save the twins. Meanwhile, Enzo is unable to fight off Sybil's latest move; and Stefan dives into his subconscious and sets off a chain of events that leaves him faced with a life-changing decision.

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Episode 7

The Next Time I Hurt Somebody, It Could Be You

Fri, Dec 9, 2016 60 mins

Stefan's Christmas Eve dinner with Caroline is crashed by Damon and Sybil, and things quickly take a dark and twisted turn. Meanwhile, in a series of flashbacks to Stefan's past, Cade's attempt to entice him with his mysterious agenda leaves Stefan faced with an unimaginable decision.

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Episode 8

We Have History Together

Fri, Jan 13, 2017 60 mins

Stefan and Damon attend an anger management support group looking for their next victim. Meanwhile, Sybil uses a group of high school students as leverage to get Caroline to locate a historical artifact that can be used against her; and Stefan and Damon continue their commitment to Cade and test the morals of a young doctor.

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Episode 9

The Simple Intimacy of the Near Touch

Fri, Jan 20, 2017 60 mins

Stefan and Damon return to Mystic Falls at Sybil's request as she still searches for the historical artifact; Bonnie returns from Paris wearing a vile of Enzo's blood, which makes Caroline wonder if Bonnie will become a vampire; Stefan, Damon, Caroline, Bonnie and Enzo attend the Miss Mystic Falls pageant; Sybil taunts Damon with memories of Elena.

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Episode 10

Nostalgia's a Bitch

Fri, Jan 27, 2017 60 mins

Sybil enacts revenge on Damon by putting him in a catatonic state. Caroline and Bonnie enter Damon's mind and run into familiar faces from the past, only to discover Stefan is the key to Damon's fate. Meanwhile, Sybil and her sister, Seline, jockey for control of the bell.

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Episode 11

You Made a Choice to Be Good

Fri, Feb 3, 2017 60 mins

Cade returns to Mystic Falls and presents Damon and Stefan with additional assignments, each with unthinkable consequences. Meanwhile, Caroline and Matt do their best to protect the town's residents from Cade's appetite for their souls; and Bonnie and Enzo hit the road on a romantic trip, taking the bell with them in an effort to keep it safe.

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Episode 12

What Are You?

Fri, Feb 10, 2017 60 mins

Damon makes a deal with Cade to retrieve the Maxwell journal, in an effort to save Stefan's soul, but Alaric and Matt refuse to hand the journal over because it may contain the key to destroying Cade. Meanwhile, Caroline desperately tries to connect with Stefan before Cade goes through with his plan.

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Episode 13

The Lies Will Catch Up to You

Fri, Feb 17, 2017 60 mins

Damon and Alaric face an old enemy after they obtain a weapon that may be able to destroy Cade. Meanwhile, Stefan is held captive by a surprising acquaintance and is forced to confront a dark secret from his past; and Cade digs deep in Bonnie's mind.

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Episode 14

It's Been a Hell of a Ride

Fri, Feb 24, 2017 60 mins

Damon and Stefan join forces against Cade in order to save Elena's casket. Meanwhile, Caroline and Alaric deal with their daughters' burgeoning magical powers.

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Episode 15

We're Planning a June Wedding

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 60 mins

A wedding is quickly planned in order for Damon and Stefan to lure a dangerous enemy, who is threatening the very fate of Mystic Falls, out into the open.

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Episode 16

I Was Feeling Epic

Fri, Mar 10, 2017 60 mins

With the fate of Mystic Falls at stake, Stefan and Damon fight their greatest enemy in one last, epic battle. Series finale.

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