Season 5 Episodes

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Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/15/2014
From the CW: "Heartbroken by an unexpected tragedy, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) is focused on holding himself together, while pushing Bonnie (Kat Graham) harder than ever to find a way to stop the disintegration of the Other Side.
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Promised Land

Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/8/2014
From the CW: "When Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) escape from Markos' (guest star Raffi Barsoumian) control, only to find themselves stranded in a remote location, Stefan gets philosophical with Elena about her relationship with Damon (Ian Somerhalder).
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What Lies Beneath

Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/1/2014
From the CW: "When Tyler (Michael Trevino) turns up at the Salvatore house with the news that Markos' (guest star Raffi Barsoumian) plan to break the witches' curse puts Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) in imminent danger, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) suggests they hide out in the remote cabin once owned by Caroline's (Candice Accola) father.
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Man on Fire

Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/24/2014
From the CW: "Stefan (Paul Wesley) tries to distract Elena (Nina Dobrev) from obsessing about the state of her relationship with Damon (Ian Somerhalder), while Bonnie (Kat Graham) does her best to be realistic about how the changes happening on the Other Side will affect her existence as the Anchor.
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Resident Evil

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/17/2014
From the CW: "Both Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) are suddenly having unsettling dreams of an alternate version of the life they might have had together.
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Rescue Me

Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/27/2014
From the CW: "In order to keep Stefan (Paul Wesley) from being harmed by Sloan (guest star Caitlin McHugh) and the Travelers, Caroline (Candice Accola) and Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey) agree to make a trip to Atlanta to find a newly discovered doppleganger.
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While You Were Sleeping

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/20/2014
From the CW: When Stefan (Paul Wesley) tries to explain recent events to a very sick Elena (Nina Dobrev), her first instinct is to call Damon (Ian Somerhalder).
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Gone Girl

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 3/6/2014
From the CW: "While Nadia (guest star Olga Fonda) remembers her centuries-long search for her mother, Stefan (Paul Wesley), Caroline (Candice Accola) and Matt (Zach Roerig) come up with a desperate new plan to save Elena's (Nina Dobrev) life.
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No Exit

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/27/2014
From the CW: "As Damon's (Ian Somerhalder) behavior escalates from destructive to deadly, Stefan (Paul Wesley) begins to regret their last conversation and decides to track Damon down and intervene.
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Total Eclipse of the Heart

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/6/2014
From the CW: "Hoping to help everyone move past recent traumatic events, Caroline (Candice Accola) convinces Elena (Nina Dobrev) and Bonnie (Kat Graham) to attend Whitmore College's "Bitter Ball" for broken-hearted students.
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The Devil Inside

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/30/2014
From the CW: "When Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey) brings Damon (Ian Somerhalder) a gruesome present and insists that they bond by committing an act of revenge, Damon makes an effort to do the honorable thing.
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500 Years of Solitude

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/23/2014
From the CW: "As she faces a new crisis, Katherine (Nina Dobrev) remembers the traumatic night in 1490 when she gave birth to the daughter who was immediately taken from her.
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Fifty Shades of Grayson

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/12/2013
From the CW: "Damon (Ian Somerhalder) realizes Elena (Nina Dobrev) is in danger and enlists Stefan's (Paul Wesley) help to find her.
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The Cell

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/5/2013
From the CW: "Stefan (Paul Wesley) continues to offer Katherine (Nina Dobrev) his support while trying to mask his own pain, until Caroline (Candice Accola) shows up with an unusual form of therapy.
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Dead Man on Campus

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/21/2013
From the CW: "At Whitmore College, Elena (Nina Dobrev) and Caroline (Candice Accola) decide it's time to throw a big party, but their plans are interrupted when Jesse (guest star Kendrick Sampson) suddenly needs Caroline's help.
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Death and the Maiden

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/14/2013
From the CW: "While Elena (Nina Dobrev) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) try to explain Amara’s (Nina Dobrev) situation to Stefan (Paul Wesley), Dr.
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Handle with Care

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/7/2013
From the CW: "Silas (Paul Wesley) happily announces his new goal to Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Elena (Nina Dobrev), but they are skeptical when he promises to accomplish one important task in return for their help.
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Monster's Ball

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/31/2013
From the CW: "On campus, Elena (Nina Dobrev) is touched by a sad and secretive student named Aaron (guest star Shaun Sipos).
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/24/2013
From the CW: "While Mystic Falls observes its traditional Remembrance Day to honor the dead, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) try to help Stefan (Paul Wesley) through a confusing time, a task that ends up taking Elena on an emotional journey of her own.
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Original Sin

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/17/2013
From the CW: "Elena (Nina Dobrev) and Katherine (Nina Dobrev) have the same dream that Stefan (Paul Wesley) is in danger and desperately needs their help, they convince Damon (Ian Somerhalder) to help them find Stefan.
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True Lies

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/10/2013
From the CW: "Without telling Elena (Nina Dobrev) that Stefan (Paul Wesley) is missing, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) turns to Sheriff Forbes (Marguerite MacIntyre) for help finding his brother.
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I Know What You Did Last Summer

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 10/3/2013
From The CW: After spending the summer enjoying her passionate relationship with Damon (Ian Somerhalder), and making sure that Jeremy (Steven R.