TV Club: The Vampire Diaries: “I’ll Wed You In The Golden Summertime”

It’s strange watching a show knowing a big thing is going to happen (and precisely when it is going to happen) but not knowing how. Knowing Nina Dobrev is leaving the show and Ian Somerhalder is staying adds a strange tinge to every Elena and Damon scene leading up to Dobrev’s inevitable departure. The fact that real-life television news is interfering with the story the show is trying to tell is an unfortunate effect of what is now essentially a 24-hour television news cycle in social media. Whether it’s fair to the show is another story altogether.

Now that Elena is human, the big question hanging over her relationship with Damon is whether or not he will take the cure along with her. Last week’s episode frustratingly seemed to take the decision out of Damon’s hands completely, as Elena remembered Damon telling her in season …

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