Vampire Diaries Sneak Peek: Elijah Returns! Plus, Klaus Gets Shirtless With Caroline!

The Vampire Diaries‘ Elena and Rebekah will run into an unexpected face in their search for the cure during next Thursday’s episode (The CW, 8/7c), and we’ve got your first look at the much anticipated Original return.

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Rejoice, fans, because Elijah is finally back! While he looks like he’s in good shape, his brother Klaus is in plenty of (shirtless) pain in Mystic Falls. At least he’s not all alone; Caroline offers some reluctant help.

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