• Network: The CW
  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 10, 2009
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6
Metascore
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No score yet - based on 2 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    Oct 11, 2012
    80
    The first two episodes feel like the rebirth of a recharged series, with Dobrev taking the reins with gusto as she emotes.
  2. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Oct 10, 2012
    83
    Fans will be happy--maybe.
User Score
8.2

Universal acclaim- based on 99 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Oct 10, 2013
    9
    The Vampire Diaries Season 4 starts with a bang as Elena has been turned into a vampire, but it turns out that she has been sired to DamonThe Vampire Diaries Season 4 starts with a bang as Elena has been turned into a vampire, but it turns out that she has been sired to Damon because he turned her into a vampire.After Jeremy dies Elena feels guilty and alone so Damon sires her into turning off her humanity switch. Elena tries to kill Bonnie and Caraline. Damon and Stephen help Elena turn her humanity switch back on. Katherine and Elijah return for season four. They find a cure to the vampire curse, Sylus is released. Rebbeka and Matt leave town to explore the world together. After Elenas sire has been broken, she tells Damon that she is in love with him not Stephen. This was a great followup to season three, and an amazing fourth season. Full Review »
  2. Oct 9, 2013
    10
    Full of suspense and action. One of the most exciting and well-written plots on television in 2012. Each season is consistent in its plot,Full of suspense and action. One of the most exciting and well-written plots on television in 2012. Each season is consistent in its plot, acting and overall arc. Full Review »
  3. Oct 8, 2013
    10
    Season 4 wasn't as epic as Season 3 but it was still superb. The suspense, the danger, the deaths. Although I didn't like the way Jeremy diedSeason 4 wasn't as epic as Season 3 but it was still superb. The suspense, the danger, the deaths. Although I didn't like the way Jeremy died and came back at the end for like he gazillionth time I'm happy that it ended in tragedy again with Bonnie dying and Silas freed Full Review »