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1. Favorite Scene?
- I got goose bombs twice in this episode. The first time Elijah met up with Bekah and Hope and the 2nd time when Klaus told Hayley they gone get their daughter back.
2. How to save Elijah!?
- Hope is the key to help all this people. Its tough for Elijah but I think Hayley and Hope are the key to rescue him from this killing spree.
3. Rebekah?
- I love Clair Holt, but Rebekah would never leave her family behind in a time of need. I'm really torn on this. But I look forward to see what will happen when she comes back to NOLA this week. Completely forgot that she had history with Marcel and how will he react to her coming back. But Rebekah in Cami's body is just messed up. Esther has to pay for that. Could see Dahlia stop by next week and abduct or kill her sister!
4. Davina?
- Davina is everything I wanted Bonnie to be. She is so fearless, she has nothing to loose and will do anything to protect her friends but doing it her way without listening to Vamps. And a girl got to have fun and who wouldn't like a bit of fun with Daniel Sherman.
5.Jackson and Hayley?
- Hayley came back to NOLA to find her family and she found the wolves. Her being determined to do everything she possible to get the out of Esther clutches. But with an crazy as* Elijah on the loose Jackson's head could end up on a silver plate next week.

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1. Favorite scenes?
- The Kai-Jo flashbacks. I mean they were scary, creepy and game changing. Sadly Grams didn't appear: Miss U Jasmine!
But the Road trip scenes, the Delena moment and Lyler scene were also top!
2. Road Trip or Dinner?
- The RT was so much fun. Loved the boys hanging out together and doing stuff, being proactive. The dinner quickly went into drama mode and do we really believe Jo and the twins didn't recognized each other?
3.Gemini Coven!?
- I have to say I'm surprised that Julie Plec went out all witch on VD and The Originals this year. The witches were always so disposable to JP and them getting all this attention is surprising. And truth to be told its working. VD's season 6 reBirth is really great. The story has more edge, quite enjoyable and they pressed pause on all the drama. Papa Parker is scary, I like both Liv and Luke, much more than Tyler and Jeremy these days so bring it on.
4. Kai back? Where's Bonnie?
- If you watch the preview closely you see Kai trying to strangle Papa Parker. Can't wait to see how that will end. Bonnie will most likely return to our time in the MS final but magic always comes with a price.
5. Next witch to die?
- Hopefully Papa Parker, but it doesn't look good for Jo. I would shift the twins to the Limbo to keep them safe. 6. Steroline?
As a former Stelena fan, Stefan got me after the break up and I want him to be happy so he and Caroline need to end up together. But truth to be told its getting a bit annoying to have them this major speech moments every week. Stefan thinking she is just his friend is so idiotic! They should back down from them a bit and let them happen next week. I think its fair that way.

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I miss the edge as well Carissa! The show has huge potential but it feels underwhelming at times and it sometimes they are sacrificing the story for the benefit of the *epic* encounters.
I would rather enjoy an episode or two without Metas to focus on the characters and their road. I mean they made it quite tricky for the characters to have their own storyline when they are all wrapped up in Barry`s story. Team Flash being a 4 man team is getting to their heads, now.
Again the episode wasn`t bad but it followed the same pattern as the previous episodes. The tiny reveals just aren`t enough. I know every show needs some time to engage into the story and develop but it seems like they are not even trying it. Maybe with the crossover and the arrival of the R-Flash in the mid-season final things will change. I surely hope so.

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1. Thoughts on Trey?
- I like the actor, was surprised by his good performance in Star-Crossed and here. He was the right choice. I even liked the resolution of his story for now.
2. Reverse Flash appeared?
- I was really surprised but it served the story. I like Joe having a story on his own and the knife on Iris picture was a message that will alter all further decisions. Can't wait to see how Joe will handle it! Will he tell Barry? How will Barry react?
3. Who is The Rlash?
- My current thought is that its future Eddie Thawne. As Barry is his nemesis he wanted to weaken him by killing Nora, but didn't kill Joe cause of Iris. It makes a bit sense but not to much. Either way we'll find out in 15 days so it's not a long wait.
P.S. Just "wikied" about the Reverse Flash and there were a couple of Rlashs. Hunter Zolomon is an interesting one cause he was paralyzed from the waist down. And he later killed Linda Park, who will appear in the show post mid-season.
4. Joe and Wells?
It seems like they will keep being BFFs for now as they thing the Arrow has bad influence on Barry. I enjoyed their scenes last week and hoping for a bit more.
5. Overall thoughts?
- I like it but I'm not thrilled with it. The initial wow factor wore off. I miss the edge and the thrill, no repercussions and the villains go down to easy. Its going to easy for team Flash, Arrow had to work much harder. But still its really enjoyable to watch but I think the show has so much potential and hopefully will exploit it soon.

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Great Review Leah! Remember last year when in one The CD review I said that Chris Wood would get a CW show on his own soon, I think after this he certainly will. Great performance.
Impressive episode I hope they keep the level and let Delena get close step by step and they don't force it upon us.
And JO needs to stay alive.

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Wow what an episode! I was completely thrown off how good it was. Season 2 is much stronger than season1 and I hope the ratings will rise for the show.
Great Review Carla! Felt the exact same way while watching the show.
Loved the Cellarke moments, hoping for more Mounty and Jasper cause I adore them.

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1. Favorite scene
I can't believe I'm saying this but I loved Damon letting Elena go, for now. I was sick of all the Delena drama, but Damon matured so much and he learned to love in this sincere and beautiful way that I can't believe Elena didn't got back with him already. The rain kiss scene was perfectly executed as well.
But all kudos to Caroline and Enzo, their scenes and lines were great as well. 2.Jo is Kai's sister!
Yay! Finally. Can't wait to see the story unfold and meet more of the Gemini coven witches. Kai vs Jo should be awesome. BTW can we promote Jo to series regular already? We need her to stick and keep Alaric happy.
3. Awkwardness!
An easy 69. I loved how the writers handled this. Stefan was so wrapped up around Delena all the time that he forgot to take care of his feelings. When he realized this awesome person liked him so much he was completely blown away. Embrace it Stefan. Can't wait for their next moment. They need to hook up before MS.
4. Elena dating skills?
I mean she dated Matt and the brothers!? What do you expect!? This girl never had to work for a boy, let's see where this stuff with Liam will end.
5. What is Bonnie going to do now?
Throw a slumber party with Kai? Hard to tell! I liked their scenes so much this week, it was interesting to see them interact without Damon there to buffer it out. Now Bonnie is still hurt and Kai still is the male, so think Bonnie will have to run from Kai so she wouldn't end up tortured to death.
6. When will Delena get back together?
Somewhere around ep 17, but of course before that there will be some naked time just so we wouldn't get abstinence syndrome without Ian's abs.

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Fun RT!
1. Plastique or Grodd?
I liked Plastique and the way she was just not sure who and what she was. She hadn't time to figure it out and I'm sad the writers didn't exploit her for a couple of more eps. Killing Plastique was a bad move it didn't made sense at the moment besides seeing what Barry can do. I had no clue who Grodd was before the episode, I read it up and a telepathic Gorilla will be interesting to play out.
2.Is P dead?
I surely hope so anything! Keeping her alive and going evil would be so Phoenix/Jean Grey. And her death should've brought her piece after all the mess she went through.
3.Most interesting moment?
Hmmm the Wells teases are always interesting but the Iris reveal was much bigger. It finally gave Iris a purpose and she wasn't excluded from the story. I hope the writers have learned from the mistakes they made with Laurel on Arrow and give Iris a story and space.
Besides that the " Do I sound like Felicity ?" line was quite entertaining.
4. Why are they keeping it from Iris?
To protect her! I mean it would be quite dangerous for her to know stuff and meta's could go after her. Iris for sure wouldn't be in the corner and watch Barry put himself in danger every week.
ICYMI It would be a bit boring if everyone would know it. How I would handle it? No clue. 5. Metabolism?
Mine for sure. People love tipsy Spindae! Believe me, they like him a lot.
PS Great answer Hank!

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The terms of turning are a bit shaky and not completely defined. When Alaric's heart stopped the magic that made him a Vamp was "absorbed" by the ground. So when he came back he was human. But again its shaky ground. Maybe the writers surprise us and reveal/explain why the compulsion didn't wear off.

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Nice catch. No I have to rewatch it, cause I think he died for a moment. The writers did a major mistake than with the compulsion thingy, but don't fool ourselves it wasn't the first one ;-). Either way after Jo stopped the bleed Alaric's cause of death disappeared and with no magic he is just a Vamp.