The series began with mixed reviews, but critics agreed as the first season progressed that the show improved.
Subsequent seasons have premiered to more positive critical reception.
This page contains the Timeline which displays all events that happened on both The Vampire Diaries and The Originals in chronological order.
This includes events affecting characters found in Flashbacks and Flashforwards that have already come to pass.
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Season six of the hit show has given us more Steroline scenes than ever, but don’t expect them to be an official couple by season’s end.
Executive producer Caroline Dries revealed in an all-new interview that Caroline is not focusing on “romance and love” whatsoever.
“She’s really worried about her mom and is focused on taking care of her and helping her through this tough time.
As for Stefan, he’s going to use this as an opportunity to be a good friend to sort of make up for all the ways he failed at the beginning of the season.” mid-season finale that Sheriff Forbes was suffering from glioblastoma.