Credit: Bob Mahoney/The CW Photo: Elena’s All WTF in The Vampire Diaries Season 3, Episode 6: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

As much as we wanted to deny it, we knew it was coming — the first Vampire Diaries Season 3 hiatus is upon us. Season 3, Episode 9, “Homecoming,” which airs on November 10, is the last new episode until after Thanksgiving.

We know there’s not much that can ease the pain of two weeks without Damon Salvatore’s piercing peepers or the so-thick-you-can-cut-it sexual tension between him and Elena (are we making it worse?), but if it’s any consolation, the CW will air Beneath the Blue starring Paul Wesley (Stefan) on November 17 instead, so our Thursday night won’t be completely devoid of sexiness (and dolphins).

As for November 24? Well, it’s Thanksgiving, so our plan is to eat ourselves into a tryptophan-induced coma and pray it knocks us out until the next week.

Source: Press Release

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