The Originals

The Originals

This sexy and thrilling new series from The Vampire Diaries’ executive producer centers on the Original vampire family and the dangerous vampire/werewolf hybrid, Klaus (Joseph Morgan), who returns to the magical melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans — a town he helped build centuries ago. Acting on a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him, Klaus’ questions lead him to his diabolical former protégé, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis), a charismatic vampire with total control over the human and supernatural inhabitants of the city. Determined to help his brother Klaus find redemption, Elijah (Daniel Gillies) follows Klaus and is soon forced to side with Marcel’s enemies. Meanwhile, Klaus and Elijah’s sister, Rebekah (Claire Holt), must decide if she’ll join her brothers in New Orleans and help them to reclaim their hometown and all its extraordinary offerings. Phoebe Tonkin also stars, among others.
This sexy and thrilling new series from The Vampire Diaries’ executive producer centers on the Original vampire family and the dangerous vampire/werewolf hybrid, Klaus (Joseph Morgan), who returns to the magical melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans — a town he helped build centuries ago. Acting on a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him, Klaus’ questions lead him to his diabolical former protégé, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis), a charismatic vampire with total control over the human and supernatural inhabitants of the city. Determined to help his brother Klaus find redemption, Elijah (Daniel Gillies) follows Klaus and is soon forced to side with Marcel’s enemies. Meanwhile, Klaus and Elijah’s sister, Rebekah (Claire Holt), must decide if she’ll join her brothers in New Orleans and help them to reclaim their hometown and all its extraordinary offerings. Phoebe Tonkin also stars, among others.

Season 1 (22 episodes)

  • 1. Always and Forever

    Original air date: 10/03/2013 Runtime: 42:33 min.

    Original air date: 10/03/2013 Runtime: 42:33 min. JOSEPH MORGAN stars as Klaus, the Original vampire/werewolf hybrid, who returns to New Orleans in this sexy new series inspired by The Vampire Diaries.

  • 2. House of the Rising Son

    Original air date: 10/08/2013 Runtime: 42:29 min.

    Original air date: 10/08/2013 Runtime: 42:29 min. When Rebekah arrives in New Orleans at her brother Elijah’s insistence, she meets Hayley, who gives her some unexpected news. Concerned that her brother Klaus is up to no good, Rebekah seeks help from a reluctant Sophie. At her wits’ end, Hayley takes matters into her own hands, but things quickly take a dangerous turn. Determined to uncover Marcel’s secret weapon, Klaus stays one step ahead and executes his plan. Meanwhile, after a run-in with Marcel, Rebekah is reminded of all the anger and disappointment Klaus has caused her throughout the years. Finally, Marcel enlists Davina’s help in his own dangerous plan.

  • 3. Tangled Up In Blue

    Original air date: 10/15/2013 Runtime: 42:33 min.

    Original air date: 10/15/2013 Runtime: 42:33 min. After discovering interesting news about someone in Marcel’s inner circle, Klaus and Rebekah come together to attempt to unravel Marcel’s empire from within in spite of Elijah’s concerns. They enlist help from Sophie, who is reluctant to get involved for fear of the wrath of Davina — Marcel’s secret weapon. Rebekah sneakily invites an oblivious Cami [formerly referred to as Camille] to a huge vampire party thrown by Marcel, managing to anger Marcel in the process. Elsewhere, Hayley learns from the witch Sabine (recurring guest star SHANNON KANE – All My Children, Brooklyn’s Finest) that the supernatural creatures of New Orleans are reacting to the potential existence of a hybrid baby.

  • 4. Girl in New Orleans

    Original air date: 10/22/2013 Runtime: 42:29 min.

    Original air date: 10/22/2013 Runtime: 42:29 min. Davina is itching for a night out and, with the annual Dauphine Street music festival around the corner, convinces Marcel to let her attend. Marcel cautiously obliges but asks Cami to keep a watchful eye on Davina. Agnes (recurring guest star KAREN KAIA LIVERS – Treme) convinces Hayley to visit a mysterious doctor in the bayou where she makes a shocking discovery. Meanwhile, Klaus takes a special interest in Cami, who reveals some alarming information about her past, and a determined Rebekah is on a mission to get to the bottom of a recent strange encounter involving Elijah.

  • 5. Sinners and Saints

    Original air date: 10/29/2013 Runtime: 42:32 min.

    Original air date: 10/29/2013 Runtime: 42:32 min. Angered by recent events involving the safety of his unborn baby, Klaus demands answers from Sophie, believing she was involved. Sophie reveals to Klaus and Rebekah a troubling secret from her past. Meanwhile, Marcel asks Klaus to accompany him to the bayou after gruesome remains are discovered, while Rebekah, Sophie and Hayley set off on a mission of their own. Davina confides in an unexpected ally and reveals shocking information about the witches — ultimately leading to a disturbing revelation.

  • 6. Fruit of the Poisoned Tree

    Original air date: 11/05/2013 Runtime: 42:25 min.

    Original air date: 11/05/2013 Runtime: 42:25 min. When Klaus discovers Hayley’s life is being threatened, he goes to extreme lengths to protect her and their unborn baby. Cami turns to Father Kieran (recurring guest star TODD STASHWICK – Justified, Heroes) for guidance when she is having a difficult time dealing with the tragic events of her past. Feeling as though he can trust no one, Marcel visits an old friend to seek out some advice, while Davina takes steps to learn how to control her magic. Finally, Klaus delivers some surprising news to Father Kieran.

  • 7. Bloodletting

    Original air date: 11/12/2013 Runtime: 42:25 min.

    Original air date: 11/12/2013 Runtime: 42:25 min. When someone from Hayley’s past makes a startling revelation, she grows concerned for herself and the baby. Amidst growing tensions between them, Klaus and Elijah turn to Sabine (recurring guest star SHANNON KANE – All My Children) for help in locating Hayley, who has gone missing. After making a trip down to the bayou, Klaus has a surprising and dangerous encounter with an unexpected visitor. Meanwhile, Davina makes a surprising connection, and Marcel makes Rebekah an enticing offer that leaves her torn.

  • 8. The River in Reverse

    Original air date: 11/26/2013 Runtime: 42:28 min.

    Original air date: 11/26/2013 Runtime: 42:28 min. Facing a difficult decision, Rebekah turns to Father Kieran (recurring guest star TODD STASHWICK) for guidance. Elijah struggles with the consequences of a recent fallout with Klaus. Hayley remains by his side but is soon drawn away by a mysterious figure who sheds some light on her past. Meanwhile, a frustrated Cami struggles to make sense of a cryptic message she’s come across. Finally, when an unsuspecting Marcel uncovers some upsetting information involving Klaus, a confrontation ends in a surprising twist.

  • 9. Reigning Pain in New Orleans

    Original air date: 12/03/2013 Runtime: 42:33 min.

    Original air date: 12/03/2013 Runtime: 42:33 min. Marcel, deeply conflicted by recent events, is surprised when Klaus opens up to him about some of his past indiscretions. Cami tries to make sense of cryptic messages she's come across and is disturbed when she gains some insight into Klaus’ past. Meanwhile, in a surprising turn of events, the human faction takes matters into their own hands, resulting in a violent confrontation. Elsewhere, when Hayley learns of a plan to harm the werewolves in the bayou, she turns to Elijah and Rebekah for help. After heading to the bayou, they run into a werewolf named Eve (recurring guest star TASHA AMES), who has information that leads them to a shocking discovery.

  • 10. The Casket Girls

    Original air date: 01/14/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 01/14/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. As the French Quarter prepares for its annual celebration of the Casket Girls Festival, Cami suffers through as Davina attempts to free her of Klaus’ mind compulsion. Elijah and Marcel form an unlikely alliance as Klaus sets his plan in motion to get Davina back. Once it’s known that Davina is missing, Sophie gets in on the hunt to track her down. Meanwhile, Hayley is forced to make a tough decision after receiving an unexpected phone call, and Rebekah sets her own plan in motion when she enlists the help of someone from Marcel's past.

  • 11. Apres Moi, le Deluge

    Original air date: 01/21/2014 Runtime: 42:18 min.

    Original air date: 01/21/2014 Runtime: 42:18 min. When Davina becomes violently ill and the repercussions soon begin to affect the entire French Quarter, Marcel, Klaus, Elijah and Rebekah rush to find out what is going on. Sophie approaches the others with some startling information about the Harvest Festival and presents a drastic plan to save Davina. Elsewhere, Hayley is racked with guilt as she comes clean to Elijah about her role in Sophie’s plan. Last, a sequence of unforeseen events sends shockwaves through the French Quarter.

  • 12. Dance Back from the Grave

    Original air date: 01/28/2014 Runtime: 42:12 min.

    Original air date: 01/28/2014 Runtime: 42:12 min. Marcel, still angered by recent events, refuses to help Klaus when a gruesome discovery is made in the Cauldron. Rebekah is on alert when she uncovers the remnants of a sacrifice down by the docks and immediately realizes that it’s the work of a dangerous warlock from their past. Meanwhile, when Elijah gets some information that Rebekah may be in trouble, he and Hayley set off to find her. At Rousseau's, Cami comforts Marcel, who opens up and shares some details of his past with her, but things quickly spiral out of control when an unexpected visitor shows up. Finally, a violent confrontation ensues when Klaus faces off against a powerful force with an unmatched advantage over him.

  • 13. Crescent City

    Original air date: 02/04/2014 Runtime: 42:33 min.

    Original air date: 02/04/2014 Runtime: 42:33 min. At the reopening of St. Anne’s Church, Father Kieran (recurring guest star TODD STASHWICK) finds himself in a great deal of trouble after a run-in with a witch from his past. Marcel and Rebekah grow concerned when the reemergence of someone they once knew threatens to expose secrets they’ve kept buried for nearly a century. Elsewhere, Sophie is shocked when a discovery is made at the cemetery, but she soon realizes things may not be as they seem. With the full moon looming, Hayley lets Rebekah in on her plan to throw a party for her werewolf clan, but things take a dangerous turn when uninvited guests arrive. Meanwhile, Cami is conflicted when she makes a difficult decision involving the safety of Father Kieran, and Elijah finds himself facing his own dilemma when he has to choose between Hayley and his siblings. Finally, when one of his plans fails, Klaus takes drastic measures in the Cauldron, resulting in dangerous repercussions that affect everyone involved.

  • 14. Long Way Back From Hell

    Original air date: 02/25/2014 Runtime: 42:32 min.

    Original air date: 02/25/2014 Runtime: 42:32 min. When Rebekah finds herself locked up in the sanatorium where she worked in 1919, she realizes a witch named Genevieve (recurring guest star ELYSE LEVESQUE – SGU Stargate Universe) is back to seek revenge and to reveal dark secrets that would destroy Rebekah if exposed. A distraught Elijah turns to Marcel and Hayley for help when one of his decisions puts Klaus and Rebekah’s lives in danger. With time working against them, Marcel realizes he may hold valuable information that could lead them to Rebekah and Klaus, but revealing it will almost certainly result in deadly consequences.

  • 15. Le Grand Guignol

    Original air date: 03/04/2014 Runtime: 42:33 min.

    Original air date: 03/04/2014 Runtime: 42:33 min. In a series of flashbacks to 1919, Klaus opens up to Cami and reveals details of the devastating secret Rebekah and Marcel were trying to keep from him. Elijah forms an unlikely alliance with Monique (recurring guest star YASMINE AL BUSTAMI) and asks for her help in locating Sabine (recurring guest star SHANNON KANE). Elsewhere, Thierry (recurring guest star CALLARD HARRIS) is reluctant to get involved when Marcel and Rebekah approach him with a plan to take down the witches. Meanwhile, in the bayou, Hayley is at her wits’ end and holds Sabine hostage in an attempt to get information that will reverse the curse on Phoebe's werewolf clan.

  • 16. Farewell to Storyville

    Original air date: 03/11/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 03/11/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. Despite Klaus’ rage, Elijah is determined to protect Rebekah while the three of them are trapped in the City of the Dead cemetery by a witch’s boundary spell. Klaus and Rebekah trade bitter accusations until Elijah steps in to reveal a long-held secret from the family’s past. Meanwhile, Marcel races to free Rebekah, ultimately finding himself forced to make a deal with Genevieve (recurring guest star ELYSE LEVESQUE). Finally, Rebekah and Hayley connect over their shared concern for Hayley’s unborn baby.

  • 17. Moon Over Bourbon Street

    Original air date: 03/18/2014 Runtime: 42:33 min.

    Original air date: 03/18/2014 Runtime: 42:33 min. After accusing Klaus of doing nothing while their control over the Quarter crumbles, Elijah makes a move to take matters into his own hands. He receives an intriguing offer of support from Francesca (guest star PETA SERGEANT – Satisfaction, Canal Road), a beautiful woman from a powerful New Orleans family. In an attempt to bring the warring factions of the city together, the Mikaelsons throw an extravagant party, where Klaus offers Jackson (recurring guest star NATHAN PARSONS – General Hospital, Bunheads) a tempting deal, Elijah and Hayley share a dance, and a violent fight comes to a surprising end. Finally, even as Marcel works on a new path to power, he continues to help Cami deal with her Uncle Kieran's (recurring guest star TODD STASHWICK) tragedy.

  • 18. The Big Uneasy

    Original air date: 04/15/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 04/15/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. At the Feast of the Blessings, Monique (YASMINE AL BUSTAMI) and Genevieve (ELYSE LEVESQUE) try to use the ceremony to teach Davina a lesson, but Klaus intervenes.

  • 19. An Unblinking Death

    Original air date: 04/22/2014 Runtime: 42:33 min.

    Original air date: 04/22/2014 Runtime: 42:33 min. Desperate to help Kieran (recurring guest star TODD STASHWICK), Cami insists on an unconventional treatment, but her good intentions lead Kieran to a violent episode. After Klaus and Elijah disagree over the best way to handle the Crescent Wolves, Elijah makes a trip to the bayou, where he is witness to a horrific explosion that only adds to the hatred and mistrust among the communities. While Jackson (recurring guest star NATHAN PARSONS) and Elijah work to save the wounded, Hayley learns a surprising piece of her family history from Marcel.

  • 20. A Closer Walk with Thee

    Original air date: 04/29/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 04/29/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. Hayley confronts a surprising enemy as she and her unborn baby fall into peril during a celebratory wake to honor a fallen member of the community. In order to save Hayley, Klaus and Elijah enlist the help of Genevieve (recurring guest star ELYSE LEVESQUE) who struggles to maintain control over Davina and the other young witches. Cami tells Marcel that Francesca (recurring guest star PETA SERGEANT) is determined to find a mysterious key that may unlock a family secret. Meanwhile, as Klaus suffers from nightmares of his father, Mikael (recurring guest star SEBASTIAN ROCHÉ), he is forced to examine his troubled relationship with his own adoptive son, Marcel.

  • 21. The Battle of New Orleans

    Original air date: 05/06/2014 Runtime: 42:30 min.

    Original air date: 05/06/2014 Runtime: 42:30 min. Klaus and Elijah enact a plan to collect the sacred stones needed by Genevieve (recurring guest star ELYSE LEVESQUE) in order to forever change the fates of Hayley and the werewolf community. Realizing that Klaus’ plan will lead to the extermination of all French Quarter vampires, Marcel rallies an army determined to take down the Mikaelsons and regain control of the city. Davina warns Josh (recurring guest star STEVEN KRUEGER) to leave town as she is forced to make a fateful decision that will turn the tide of war. Meanwhile, Francesca (recurring guest star PETA SARGENT) threatens Cami, who attempts to decipher a code that results in a surprising revelation among the city’s factions.

  • 22. From a Cradle to a Grave

    Original air date: 05/13/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 05/13/2014 Runtime: 42:34 min. In the season finale, as the baby’s due date draws near, Klaus and Elijah embark on a search for Hayley, while Hayley determines to do whatever it takes to keep her unborn baby safe and away from the witches. Francesca (recurring guest star PETA SERGEANT) takes a meeting with Oliver (recurring guest star CHASE COLEMAN) and Jackson (recurring guest star NATHAN PARSONS) to determine the future of the werewolves in New Orleans. In the aftermath of a surprising attack on Marcel and his vampires at the compound, Davina and Cami join resources to take down Klaus. Finally, in a desperate move to protect those most important to him, Klaus makes a heartbreaking decision.