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The Originals 

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A family of power-hungry thousand year old vampires look to take back the city that they built and dominate all those who have done them wrong.

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 Klaus Mikaelson (80 episodes, 2013-2018)
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 Elijah Mikaelson (79 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Hayley Marshall / ... (79 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Marcel Gerard (79 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Davina Claire (67 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Camille O'Connell (65 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Vincent Griffith (58 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Freya Mikaelson (47 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Josh Rosza (36 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Rebekah Mikaelson (36 episodes, 2013-2017)
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A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus (Joseph Morgan), Elijah (Daniel Gillies), and Rebekah (Claire Holt). Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis), who is now in charge of New Orleans, in order to re-take his city, as he originally built New Orleans. Klaus departed from the city after being chased down by his father Mikael, while it was being constructed and Marcel took charge. As Klaus has returned after many years, his ego has provoked him to become the king of the city. "Every King needs an heir" says Klaus, accepting the unborn child. The child is a first to be born to a hybrid (part vampire, part werewolf) and a werewolf (Hayley). Written by Anaya Miller

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Nathaniel Buzolic, the actor portraying the role of Kol Mikealson, auditioned and was almost cast as Stefan Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries (2009). See more »

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Klaus Mikaelson: Mere hours after you lecture me about boundaries and here you are at my house in the middle of the night.
Camille O'Connell: I came through the front door, you appeared at the window like a creeper.
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Referenced in The Vampire Diaries: Moonlight on the Bayou (2016) See more »

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The Originals
3 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

About The Pilots, I think some of these reviews from people are per-judging this show way to prematurely. Julie Plec has already stated that the first episode would recap from a different point of view the events from the backdoor Pilot from TVD episode 20 and to introduce Characters. While some portions were boring I can understand this as this needed to be done so that first Time viewers who did not see the backdoor pilot can be properly introduce to the show and for those who do not watch TVD. You people are judging this to early on and you have to give the stories a little time to take shape. While some of the main cast are not new to their characters others are that have not been on TVD, so they will need a little time to develop their characters. The others from TVD are on New ground to carry their own storyline separate from TVD so in time they will get accustom to their new environments. The Baby storyline I think can be really good, its been done on The Underworld Movies and it can make an interesting story, lets not knock it yet and see where it goes. This Pilot was good in my opinion, you all have to give it time, be patient and don't condemn it just yet. I give this Pilot 4 thumbs up!


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