The Plot: Hope Mikaelson, a tribrid daughter of a Vampire/Werewolf hybrid, makes her way in the world.
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Stars: Danielle Rose Russell, Aria Shahghasemi, Quincy Fouse
Director: Julie Plec
The next generation of supernatural beings come of age at the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted. When Landon's sudden disappearance raises some suspicion, Alaric, Hope and Rafael hit the road to search for him. A gargoyle wreaks havoc in Mystic Falls and Alaric turns to Jeremy Gilbert for assistance. Alaric sends Hope, MG, Lizzie, and Landon to Mystic Falls when two local students go missing. Hope tries to help Landon learn the truth about what type of supernatural being he is. Jo's return hits too close to home for Alaric; An unexpected betrayal causes tensions to boil over between Hope and Rafael. Things take a dark and twisted turn, leaving Hope to confront one of her darkest fears; Rafael's past comes back to haunt him. Hope and Alaric set out to search for Landon, uncovering some startling information about his past along the way. Hope, Rafael, Landon and MG's attempts to study get thwarted by the arrival of a new monster who feeds off their worst fears. Lizzie returns to Mystic Falls, and comes face to face with someone who could make all her wishes come true, including making Hope disappear. The school's yearly talent show gets underway; Tensions arise when the students face a creature that lowers their inhibitions. A new villain steals the urn; Alaric takes his prized students on a road trip to save Mystic Falls from destruction. MG takes Landon and Raf on a trip to his hometown, but it has deadly consequences for one of them. The Salvatore School prepares to host the Miss Mystic Falls pageant; Hope secretly deals with a recent trauma. Hope's actions leave her turning to Lizzie for help making things right; Landon uncovers secrets about his past; Josie looks into Alaric's secret. A group of unwelcome visitors descends upon the school; MG uncovers a secret about his mother; Josie finds herself in a dire situation. Hope becomes more determined than ever to find her way back to Mystic Falls; Alaric continues looking into the night Malivore was destroyed; as the students leave for summer vacation, Landon stays behind to keep an eye on Rafael. Determined to move forward with her new life alone, Hope's latest hunt leads her on a collision with the past; Landon's new status as the popular guy leads to tensions with Josie; MG contemplates telling Lizzie how he feels about her. As the Salvatore School prepares for its annual football game against Mystic Falls High, the latest monster to arrive in Mystic Falls sets its eyes on one of the students. Landon and Josie's relationship is put to the test when a player from the opposing team catches his eye. Elsewhere, Lizzie enlists MG's help learning more about Sebastian, and Alaric goes head to head with Professor Vardemus. When a samurai shows up in Mystic Falls looking for a demon that possesses its victims, Josie leads the charge to defend her friends from the demon's wrath. Meanwhile as Landon and Rafael head to Mystic Falls High in hopes of learning more about the mysterious Hope, MG is conflicted by a secret he's uncovered about Lizzie's new vampire friend Sebastian. Finally, just as Alaric let's his guard down around the towns new sheriff, a confrontation with a demon forces him to reevaluate his priorities. As the Salvatore School prepares for its upcoming '80s-themed decade dance, Hope and Lizzie find themselves trapped inside a never-ending labyrinth with a monster on their trail. Meanwhile, Josie and Landon decide whether or not to take their relationship to the next level. Elsewhere, MG turns to Kaleb for advice on what to do about Sebastian, while Rafael struggles to adjust to his life back at the school. When a truth-seeking monster arrives in Mystic Falls during Commonwealth Day, Hope and Lizzie fear the secrets they've each been keeping have made them targets. Meanwhile Mg, Kaleb and Kym seek out an unlikely ally, who may have knowledge on how to take down the latest monster. Finally, Freya receives an unexpected visit from one of the Salvatore Students. After deciding that leaving town would be for the best, Hope gets pulled back in after Josie comes up with a risky plan to close the Malivore portal. Elsewhere, Alaric and Dorian make an alarming discovery about Professor Vardemus, while Rafael learns some upsetting news about Landon's future. IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME IN MYSTIC FALLS-- Hope joins forces with an unlikely ally to take down a Christmas monster, who's using holiday cheer to infiltrate the Salvatore School. Elsewhere, Landon surprises Rafael with news about his family lineage, and Sebastian accompanies Lizzie on her latest mission. Back and ready to wreak havoc, The Necromancer's plan for revenge on Malivore takes a turn when he realizes he is now a human and powerless. To mend fences with Josie, Hope offers to help her learn more about the mora miserium. Elsewhere, Alaric enlists Landon's help to find out if Sebastian is a threat to the school. As the witches of the Salvatore School come together to celebrate Coven Day, the latest monster to infiltrate the school targets Alyssa Chang and the other students by spreading discord and creating chaos among the covens. Elsewhere, Alaric, Lizzie and Josie search for a solution that keeps Josie protected from the dark magic brewing inside the mora miserium. After learning that Josie, Lizzie and Alaric are in trouble, Hope leads the charge to save them. Meanwhile, Landon seizes the chance to keep an eye on the latest monster in town in order to prove himself useful. Elsewhere, MG's attempt at a perfect first date with Kym takes a disastrous turn when Hope enlists his help in her plan. When a series of events leads Josie, Lizzie and Alaric to the prison world, they come face to face with the twins' evil uncle Kai. Hope finds herself in a race against the clock as the threat of the prophecy looms and the pressure to rescue the Saltzmans grows. Meanwhile, Alaric's attempt to keep his family safe leads him to make a difficult decision. In order to deal with their recent trauma, Emma suggests the students participate in a group simulation that transports them to a film noir world. Hope, Josie, Lizzie, MG and Rafael quickly learn they must confront their conflicts head-on or risk facing the game's catastrophic consequences.