Dead Man on Campus

Season 5, Episode 8 -  Air Date: 11/21/2013
3 Ratings
Your vote: 5


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. At Elena‘s request, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) comes up with an effective method to get Wes (guest star Rick Cosnett) to answer his questions. At the party, Elena finds that she and Aaron (guest star Sean Sipos) have a lot in common, and Caroline grows more concerned about Jesse. Meanwhile, Katherine (Nina Dobrev) does a favor for Matt (Zach Roerig) and manages to get through to Stefan (Paul Wesley), who is still struggling to overcome the events of the summer. Finally, Bonnie (Kat Graham) does her best to cope with her new reality, and Damon makes a terrifying discovery about a secret society."

‘The Vampire Diaries‘ Recap: Feed on the Monsters

On tonight‘s episode of The Vampire Diaries, Bonnie‘s back and dealing with the consequences of her return. Jesse turns to Caroline for help. Damon interrogates Dr. Maxfield and makes an unexpected discovery. Elena and Caroline throw their first college bash. Katherine and Stefan reconnect.Maxfield‘s MonsterDr. Maxfield continues to perform experiments on Jesse who is now a full-fledged vampire. Why it took 14 days as opposed to the usual 24 hours or so is not yet clear. Like every scientific experiment, there can be unforeseen variables, and in this case, Jesse escapes his shackles after the contents of a meal make him especially aggressive and strong. I‘m guessing Maxfield tampered with this blood in some way. Caught unprepared, Maxfield falls prey to Jesse‘s hunger.
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