First Look: Vampire Diaries Channels The Breakfast Club! Plus, Damon Coaches Jeremy

The Vampire Diaries will actually be spending some time at school in the Jan. 17 episode (The CW, 8/7c) when several of the characters find themselves sequestered a la The Breakfast Club, and we’ve got a sneak peek at the detention session.

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“It has a lot to do with what Rebekah’s up to,” executive producer Julie Plec previously told TVLine. “She’s been gone for quite some time. She’s missed a lot.” Her attempt to get info out of the gang about the latest cure intel and other goings-on in Mystic Falls will take “the form of a pretty malicious detention at school.”

Meanwhile, newbie hunter Jeremy finds “an unlikely coach in the form of Damon Salvatore. So there’s some fun to be had there and a lot of danger for both of them.” But first, Jer’s going to have to complete the vampire training program — in wifebeaters, of course!

Check out the gallery below and then hit the comments with your thoughts.

Comments (23)

  • I love Claire Holt, She is a wonderful actress glad to see her again :)

    Comment by Kresh – January 9, 2013 07:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Rebekah wants Tyler bad….

    Comment by AcE – January 9, 2013 07:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • And a new ship is born.

      Comment by Jazz – January 12, 2013 03:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • As much as I love The Breakfast Club… It’s WAY overdone.

    Comment by Charlie – January 9, 2013 07:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Overdone? I don’t know a recent series that’s done something like this already. As a matter of fact, has this ever been done before? I think this will be cool.

      Comment by Lincoln – January 9, 2013 08:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • You have to go way back, but Dawson’s Creek did a Breakfast Club-themed ep.

        Comment by Lori – January 9, 2013 09:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • Don’t judge me for knowing this… But the kids show Victorious did a Breakfast Club episode. And, back in the day, Lizzie McGuire did an episode as well. Plus, it’s referenced all the time… Like in the recent movie Pitch Perfect. That’s kind of what I meant by it being overdone. Classic, yes. But still. I don’t know how I feel about TVD doing one.

          Comment by Charlie – January 9, 2013 09:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
          • Not judging, I’ve seen all of those incarnations, and while it’s my daughter’s show, I thought the Victorious incarnation was hilarious!

            Comment by cc – January 9, 2013 01:18 PM PDT  
      • Teen Wolf did this scene summer 2012…

        Comment by snowballx350 – January 9, 2013 09:40 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • There are just so many things wrong with the sentence “Jeremy finds “an unlikely coach in the form of Damon Salvatore.”. Here’s hoping that, even though it won’t stick, Jeremy gets a good stab into Damon.

    Comment by Ashley – January 9, 2013 08:03 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Jeremy is bigger than Damon now and getting more hotter. How things chance.

      Comment by Jazz – January 12, 2013 03:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Now, if only Jeremy were to take off the wifebeaters, it would be perfect – Jeremy seriously got hot this season.

    Also, love Rebekah, really wish they would make Claire Holt a series regular. One of my favourite characters on the show.

    Comment by Martin – January 9, 2013 08:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I was wondering if the producers would ever have them going back to school again. I forgot they were even supposed to be in high school. LOL

    Comment by Vamp fan – January 9, 2013 08:24 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Any episode anchored by Rebekah is a must see. Claire Holt can do no wrong, she’s one of the best actresses on television.

    Comment by dude – January 9, 2013 08:24 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ah, bless you for showing us Jeremy’s arms again.

    Comment by J – January 9, 2013 09:10 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ah it’s just like the breakfast club but instead of finding out about themselves, they’ll mostly find about which vampire they want to make out with this week…at least Elena will. Lord knows she won’t develop as a character anymore. She’s more of a plot device.

    Comment by Josh – January 9, 2013 09:21 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Stealing ideas from Teen Wolf? Seriously, Vampire Diaries.

    Comment by snowballx350 – January 9, 2013 09:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Can you steal the idea of stealing a plot device from a 27-year-old movie? If so, then Teen Wolf stole the idea from Dawson’s Creek.

      Comment by soundscene – January 9, 2013 11:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • And where did “Teen Wolf” get it??? Uh… THE MOVIE, “The Breakfast Club”… Everyone steals ideas and makes them their own, been done since the beginning of time… Let’s not forget that “Teen Wolf” was done before as a movie in the 80′s. Sounds to me like TW is a bigger copycat than TVD in every aspect.

      Comment by Hyde – January 9, 2013 11:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • also, if you want to quibble, stealing episode titles from supernatural. they already had an afterschool special. nothing is original in hollywood.

      Comment by tigersmurfette – January 9, 2013 01:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • STEBEKKAH!!!!can’t wait.I hope stefan forgets about Elena for a while!!am so happy..also bonnie/jeremy is returning..And to those DELENA fans that feel that stefan shouldn’t be mad at elena for sleeping with his brothers 72hrs after thet breakup should rest..if I were stefan I would be pissed as hell.

    Comment by ruby – January 9, 2013 09:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • @Charlie – This isn’t overdoing the breakfast club at fact, it isn’t even channeling the breakfast club. It’s just something to say about the episode. Maybe there will be a few subtle (or even blatant) references, but it’s not like they’re making the detention set like the set from TBC and they aren’t recreating the movie as a TVD episode. it’s just a similar setting in the most basic of ways. @ruby – Stefan shouldn’t be mad at Elena for sleeping with Damon 72 hours after the breakup. She was sired and would do anything to please Damon. As they so often say in this show, “everything is heightened.” So as a vampire, her desire for him was already heightened, and then it’s heightened even more by the sire bond..thus removing her inhibitions. Stefan can pummel Damon over it all he wants, but he shouldn’t take it out on Elena. That was a long comment. sorry everyone lol

    Comment by Bobby Qualman – January 9, 2013 10:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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