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The Originals: Always and Forever

Klaus returns to the French Quarter of New Orleans, a place where he helped build centuries ago. Now he sees that it has been taken over by his former protege Marcel. Camille, a psychology student, doesn't believe in supernatural beings. However, she finds herself drawn to Klaus. Meanwhile, Hayley and Elijah wait to see what Klaus will do next.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x1
Production Number: 2J7802
Airdate: Thursday October 03rd, 2013
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm

Alternate Airdates:

United Kingdom Oct 22, 2013
AU (GO!) Nov 13, 2013
FI (Sub) Sep 14, 2014


Guest Stars
Malaya Rivera DrewMalaya Rivera Drew
As Jane-Anne Deveraux (Witch, Sister Of Sophie Deveraux)
Nathaniel BuzolicNathaniel Buzolic
As Kol Mikaelson (One Of The Originals, Klaus' Brother)
Shannon KaneShannon Kane
As Sabine (Tour Guide In New Orleans)
Callard HarrisCallard Harris
As Thierry Vanchure (One Of Marcel's Vampire Guards)
Sebastian RochéSebastian Roché
As Mikael (One Of The Original's, Vampire Hunter)

Co-Guest Stars
Karen Kaia LiversKaren Kaia Livers
As Agnes (Witch And Fortune Teller)
Joseph GrayJoseph Gray
As Tall Man (Seen During 1700's Flashback)
Chris OsbornChris Osborn
As Vampire #1 (Friend Of Marcel)
Derek Roberts (1)Derek Roberts (1)
As Vampire #2 (Friend Of Marcel)
Devon AllowitzDevon Allowitz
As Henrik (Klaus and Rebekah's Younger Brother)
Main Cast
Joseph MorganJoseph Morgan
As Niklaus "Klaus" Mikaelson
Daniel GilliesDaniel Gillies
As Elijah Mikaelson
Leah PipesLeah Pipes
As Camille O'Connell
Claire HoltClaire Holt
As Rebekah Mikaelson
Episode Notes
Ratings: 2.21 Million Viewers

Trivia: This episode is a continuation of 'The Vampire Diaries' episode "The Originals," which served as the pilot for 'The Originals.'

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Josh DionHard HeartElijah and Marcel negotiate for Jane-Anne's body.
Kermit RuffinsWake Up NeesieElijah talks with the witch.
Ólafur ArnaldsSudden ThrowSophie does the funeral ceremony for Jane-Anne.

Episode Quotes
Elijah: (opening voiceover) Over the course of my long life, I have come to believe that we are bound forever to those with whom we share blood. And while we may not choose our family, that bond can be our greatest strength...or our deepest regret. This unfortunate truth has haunted me for as long as I can recall.

Marcel: I assume it's all quiet out there.
Davina: The witches know better than to use magic. They know that I can sense it when they do. What about the Old Ones? They're dangerous and I don't want them to hurt you.
Marcel: The Originals? Davina, as powerful as you are, they don't stand a chance.

Camille: So what brings you to the Big Easy?
Elijah: I used to live here.
Camille: Really? When?
Elijah: Oh, it feels like a hundred years ago.
Camille: I just moved here myself. What brought you back?
Elijah: Well, my brother's here somewhere. I'm afraid he might have gotten himself into a bit of a bind.
Camille: You say that like it's a common occurrence.
Elijah: Well, he's complicated...defiant, ill-mannered, a little temperamental.

Episode Goofs

When Sabine gives the tour past the voodoo shop, she is walking and talking about witches. When she walks by the sign on the window, the camera angle changes and she is shown from the front. She continues to walk and talk about the store. The camera angle then changes back to the view from the side, but she has not moved at all.

Cultural References
Episode Title: Always and Forever

'Always and Forever' is the title of a song by American music artists Heatwave.

Lucky Charms: When Marcel is telling Sophie why he killed her sister, he said that it is because she "was cooking up something magically delicious."

"It's magically delicious!" is the slogan used by a magical leprechaun in the advertisements for the children's cereal 'Lucky Charms.'

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJulie Plec
Executive ProducerJulie Plec  |  Leslie Morgenstein  |  Gina Girolamo
Co-Executive ProducerMichael Narducci
ProducerLance Anderson  |  Ron McLeod
Co-ProducerJames L. Thompson III
Production DesignerChester Kaczenski
EditorTyler Cook
CastingMarty Keener Cherrix  |  Greg Orson
Unit Production ManagerMary Courtney
First Assistant DirectorTyler Romary
MusicMichael Suby
Music SupervisorChristopher T. Mollere
Costume DesignerJennifer Bryan
Property MasterEric Bates
Production CoordinatorAnn Kaiser
Re-Recording MixerAndre Perreault
GafferDenny Mooradian
Director of PhotographyPaul M. Sommers
Story EditorCharlie Charbonneau
Stunt CoordinatorBob Fisher (1)
Art DirectorGary Baugh
Post Production CoordinatorAndrew Coles
Executive Story EditorMichelle Paradise
Casting AssociateStacey Taylor-Singerman
Department Head HairstylistColleen Labaff
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