The Vampire Diaries ended greater than 5 years in the past with a tear-jerking finale. However the supernatural present’s followers nonetheless ship Damon and Elena’s love story. The collection finale, which aired on Mar. 10, 2017, didn’t disappoint, revealing particulars concerning the couple’s future. However as a result of the epic episode was jam-packed, producers couldn’t embody every thing they filmed. So that they put Elena in an outfit that shortly defined what had occurred in a single deleted scene.
Feelings ran excessive within the collection finale of ‘The Vampire Diaries’
The aptly titled Vampire Diaries finale, “I Was Feeling Epic,” marked the tip of the eight-season teen supernatural drama. Stefan’s loss of life devastated followers, however they acquired the blissful ending to Damon and Elena’s steamy romance.
Elena actor Nina Dobrev had left the present in season 6 however returned simply in time for Elena to reunite with Damon (Ian Somerhalder) within the ultimate episode. Kai (Christopher Charles Wooden) had trapped Elena in a sleeping spell, which defined her absence. When Bonnie (Kat Graham) broke the spell, Elena awoke.
Stefan (Paul Wesley) sacrificed his life to cease Katherine (additionally performed by Dobrev) and save everybody — together with the city of Mystic Falls and his brother Damon. Earlier than Stefan died in a dramatic twist, he took the vampire treatment Vervain from his blood and injected it into Damon. Stefan started to age shortly, whereas Damon turned human.
Elena’s scrubs clarify an total deleted scene within the ‘Vampire Diaries’ finale
Viewers hear Elena’s voice narrating the ultimate moments of The Vampire Diaries as she begins along with her signature line, “Dear Diary.” However producers needed to reduce some scenes within the ultimate moments as a consequence of time constraints. So one costume change on Dobrev compensated for 18 minutes of deleted footage about Elena turning into a health care provider. As a substitute, viewers see Elena carrying scrubs, effectively explaining her profession path.
Throughout Elena’s voiceover, clips present how everybody’s lives play out. Elena and Damon marry and reside a protracted, blissful life. After they die, she reunites along with her dad and mom, aunt, and uncle. And Elena, because the narrator, provides, “And Damon will find peace.” Then Damon goes residence, sees Stefan, and poignantly repeats a line he uttered on the finish of the primary episode in season one: “Hello, brother.”
Producers reduce Damon’s marriage proposal to Elena
So what else did viewers miss due to reduce footage? Elena wears a marriage ring on the finish of the finale, so we all know she weds Damon. However audiences by no means acquired to see Damon ask Elena to marry him.
The Vampire Diaries co-creator Kevin Williamson revealed this key element in an interview with TV Guide. He mentioned they eliminated the wedding proposal as a consequence of time constraints.
Requested whether or not there was “any talk of ever showing some of the nuptials onscreen,” Williamson replied that within the deleted scene the place Damon requested Elena to marry him, she responded, “After medical school.”
Williamson defined why they believed it was OK to delete the scene. “The whole point of that moment was just to show that she became a doctor. And so we thought, ‘Oh, we’ll just put her in scrubs, and we can cut that piece.’”
Followers may really feel bummed about lacking Damon popping the query, however we expect it was nonetheless an ideal ending to an wonderful present.