TV Club: Evil gets a face and a name on The Vampire Diaries
Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode, and open the comments for readers to share theirs.
- I could definitely get used to “Damon and Enzo kill evil white dudes” cold opens, especially if they are accompanied by discordantly pleasant song standards.
- An interesting thing about this version of Damon flipping his humanity switch is that for the first time, he can’t fully flip it. He’s much more in control of his countenance, and he still dreams of the moment he met Elena. The variation keeps this tired idea from being quite so tired—and allows for the shock of Damon going fully without his humanity once Elena’s memory is wiped …