Worst & Best Vampire Diaries Episodes

Title: The Vampire Diaries
Genre: Fantasy Horror
Series: 8
Episodes: 171
First Transmission: 2009-2017

Mystic Falls, Virginia: a teenage girl is suddenly torn between two vampire brothers.

 

Notes

*The Standard Deviation (SD) of the ratings is a measure of how much spread there is in the numbers. The median represents the middle value of the ratings

The top-rated episode differs from the mean-rated episode by 3.05 standard deviations.

The bottom-rated episode differs from the mean-rated episode by 2.12 standard deviations.

 

Best Episode #66

The Departed (2012) – In order to protect his sister, Jeremy makes a decision that will change everything.

2nd Best Episode #171

I Was Feeling Epic (2017) – Stefan and Damon must fight their greatest enemy with the fate of Mystic Falls in their hands.

3rd Best Episode #89

Graduation (2013) – In the season finale it is Graduation Day.

4th Best Episode #22

Founder’s Day (2010) – Damon and Alaric must stop John Gilbert from bringing death and destruction to Founder’s Day.

5th Best Episode #166

You Made a Choice to Be Good (2017) – Cade returns to Mystic Falls with some new assignments.

6th Best Episode #49

The Reckoning (2011) – A Senior Prank Night takes a deadly turn.

7th Best Episode #29

Masquerade (2010) – Stefan and Damon have plans for Katherine at the masquerade ball.

Worst Episode #2

The Night of the Comet (2009) – Elena goes to the Salvatore house to talk to Stefan. Damon is there instead and reveals some surprising information about Stefan’s past.

 




 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Pilot (2009)
#2 The Night of the Comet (2009)
#3 Friday Night Bites (2009)
#4 Family Ties (2009)
#5 You’re Undead to Me (2009)
#6 Lost Girls (2009)
#7 Haunted (2009)
#8 162 Candles (2009)
#9 History Repeating (2009)
#10 The Turning Point (2009)
#11 Bloodlines (2010)
#12 Unpleasantville (2010)
#13 Children of the Damned (2010)
#14 Fool Me Once (2010)
#15 A Few Good Men (2010)
#16 There Goes the Neighborhood (2010)
#17 Let the Right One In (2010)
#18 Under Control (2010)
#19 Miss Mystic Falls (2010)
#20 Blood Brothers (2010)
#21 Isobel (2010)
#22 Founder’s Day (2010)
#23 The Return (2010)
#24 Brave New World (2010)
#25 Bad Moon Rising (2010)
#26 Memory Lane (2010)
#27 Kill or Be Killed (2010)
#28 Plan B (2010)
#29 Masquerade (2010)
#30 Rose (2010)
#31 Katerina (2010)
#32 The Sacrifice (2010)
#33 By the Light of the Moon (2010)
#34 The Descent (2011)
#35 Daddy Issues (2011)
#36 Crying Wolf (2011)
#37 The Dinner Party (2011)
#38 The House Guest (2011)
#39 Know Thy Enemy (2011)
#40 The Last Dance (2011)
#41 Klaus (2011)
#42 The Last Day (2011)
#43 The Sun Also Rises (2011)
#44 As I Lay Dying (2011)
#45 The Birthday (2011)
#46 The Hybrid (2011)
#47 The End of the Affair (2011)
#48 Disturbing Behavior (2011)
#49 The Reckoning (2011)
#50 Smells Like Teen Spirit (2011)
#51 Ghost World (2011)
#52 Ordinary People (2011)
#53 Homecoming (2011)
#54 The New Deal (2012)
#55 Our Town (2012)
#56 The Ties That Bind (2012)
#57 Bringing Out the Dead (2012)
#58 Dangerous Liaisons (2012)
#59 All My Children (2012)
#60 1912 (2012)
#61 Break on Through (2012)
#62 The Murder of One (2012)
#63 Heart of Darkness (2012)
#64 Do Not Go Gentle (2012)
#65 Before Sunset (2012)
#66 The Departed (2012)
#67 Growing Pains (2012)
#68 Memorial (2012)
#69 The Rager (2012)
#70 The Five (2012)
#71 The Killer (2012)
#72 We All Go a Little Mad Sometimes (2012)
#73 My Brother’s Keeper (2012)
#74 We’ll Always Have Bourbon Street (2012)
#75 O Come, All Ye Faithful (2012)
#76 After School Special (2013)
#77 Catch Me If You Can (2013)
#78 A View to a Kill (2013)
#79 Into the Wild (2013)
#80 Down the Rabbit Hole (2013)
#81 Stand by Me (2013)
#82 Bring It On (2013)
#83 Because the Night (2013)
#84 American Gothic (2013)
#85 Pictures of You (2013)
#86 The Originals (2013)
#87 She’s Come Undone (2013)
#88 The Walking Dead (2013)
#89 Graduation (2013)
#90 I Know What You Did Last Summer (2013)
#91 True Lies (2013)
#92 Original Sin (2013)
#93 For Whom the Bell Tolls (2013)
#94 Monster’s Ball (2013)
#95 Handle with Care (2013)
#96 Death and the Maiden (2013)
#97 Dead Man on Campus (2013)
#98 The Cell (2013)
#99 Fifty Shades of Grayson (2013)
#100 500 Years of Solitude (2014)
#101 The Devil Inside (2014)
#102 Total Eclipse of the Heart (2014)
#103 No Exit (2014)
#104 Gone Girl (2014)
#105 While You Were Sleeping (2014)
#106 Rescue Me (2014)
#107 Resident Evil (2014)
#108 Man on Fire (2014)
#109 What Lies Beneath (2014)
#110 Promised Land (2014)
#111 Home (2014)
#112 I’ll Remember (2014)
#113 Yellow Ledbetter (2014)
#114 Welcome to Paradise (2014)
#115 Black Hole Sun (2014)
#116 The World Has Turned and Left Me Here (2014)
#117 The More You Ignore Me, the Closer I Get (2014)
#118 Do You Remember the First Time? (2014)
#119 Fade Into You (2014)
#120 I Alone (2014)
#121 Christmas Through Your Eyes (2014)
#122 Woke Up with a Monster (2015)
#123 Prayer for the Dying (2015)
#124 The Day I Tried to Live (2015)
#125 Stay (2015)
#126 Let Her Go (2015)
#127 The Downward Spiral (2015)
#128 A Bird in a Gilded Cage (2015)
#129 I Could Never Love Like That (2015)
#130 Because (2015)
#131 I’d Leave My Happy Home for You (2015)
#132 I’ll Wed You in the Golden Summertime (2015)
#133 I’m Thinking of You All the While (2015)
#134 Day One of Twenty-Two Thousand, Give or Take (2015)
#135 Never Let Me Go (2015)
#136 Age of Innocence (2015)
#137 I Carry Your Heart with Me (2015)
#138 Live Through This (2015)
#139 Best Served Cold (2015)
#140 Mommie Dearest (2015)
#141 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me (2015)
#142 Cold as Ice (2015)
#143 Hell Is Other People (2016)
#144 Things We Lost in the Fire (2016)
#145 Postcards from the Edge (2016)
#146 This Woman’s Work (2016)
#147 Moonlight on the Bayou (2016)
#148 I Would for You (2016)
#149 Days of Future Past (2016)
#150 I Went to the Woods (2016)
#151 One Way or Another (2016)
#152 Somebody That I Used to Know (2016)
#153 Kill ’Em All (2016)
#154 Requiem for a Dream (2016)
#155 Gods and Monsters (2016)
#156 Hello, Brother (2016)
#157 Today Will Be Different (2016)
#158 You Decided That I Was Worth Saving (2016)
#159 An Eternity of Misery (2016)
#160 Coming Home Was a Mistake (2016)
#161 Detoured on Some Random Backwoods Path to Hell (2016)
#162 The Next Time I Hurt Somebody, It Could Be You (2016)
#163 We Have History Together (2017)
#164 The Simple Intimacy of the Near Touch (2017)
#165 Nostalgia’s a Bitch (2017)
#166 You Made a Choice to Be Good (2017)
#167 What Are You? (2017)
#168 The Lies Will Catch Up to You (2017)
#169 It’s Been a Hell of a Ride (2017)
#170 We’re Planning a June Wedding (2017)
#171 I Was Feeling Epic (2017)