The Originals Season Two on DVD/Bluray Review & Giveaway!


Thanks to Warner Bros. I have had the opportunity to review a copy of The Originals: Complete 2nd Season on Bluray. The set is now available at your local retailers and you can also order your very own copy on Amazon. Click HERE to purchase!


As Original vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson returned to the vibrant, supernaturally charged city of New Orleans in season one, he was stunned to learn — along with his siblings Elijah and Rebekah — that Hayley, a werewolf, was pregnant with his child, and his vampire protégé, Marcel, whom the Original siblings had thought long dead, was ruling the French Quarter. Soon, a bloody war escalated between vampires and witches — the stakes raised by powerful teenage witch Davina and by Klaus’s bond with Cami, a student with a painful past — and a ruthless pack of wolves seized the opportunity to stage a violent coup. Now, in season two, a new status quo must be adjusted to, as the newly empowered werewolves control the city. Klaus struggles with weaknesses as Elijah desperately tries to save Hayley — now a hybrid — from a vicious spiral of self-destruction. Meanwhile, with the re-emergence of several Mikaelsons, “family is power” takes on new meaning.

The Originals Complete 2nd Season on Bluray Review

I just completed a full marathon of this entire Bluray set. Check out a preview of the special features this set has to offer:

The Originals: Always & Forever

The executive producers and cast discuss each member of The Mikaelson Family and their dysfunctional relationships. This is just an indepth discussion of each character and their interactions.

The Originals: The Awakening Web Series

Included on this set is the web series that featured flashback scenes of Kol, played by Nathaniel Buzolic. The web series offered new insight into the season 2 storyline and was a fun watch. A behind this scenes featurette is also included in addition to the 4 webisodes.

The Originals 2015 Comic Con Panel

The cast and writers of The Originals tease Season 2 at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con. This video is an edited version of the panel. A nice feature for those that have yet to see it.

Unaired Scenes

Several unaired scenes were included with this set. One of my favorites being between Hayley and Cami, where Cami mentions a moment that concerned her with Hope. We also get to see a scene with Mikael and Finn/Vincent that was deleted and more. The unaired scenes did not disappoint. My only complaint is that I wish there had been more of them!

Other Special Features: Gag Reel – so glad they included one this time, the fans always get a kick out of the cast’s bloopers, and this one did not disappoint, Come Visit Georgia PSA – A very funny PSA with director Matt Hastings and other crew members that share a little behind the scenes of filming The Originals, championing Georgia and why they love shooting there.

In Summary:

I really enjoyed marathoning this set and watching the special features! I would have loved to have seen more. I was surprised to see an entire season on only 3 discs, and very minimal packaging. Again, as I’ve mentioned before, if you are a fan of The Vampire Diaries and you haven’t already started watching The Originals. You are missing out. So grab your copies today of Season One and Season Two. You won’t regret it! Also make sure to enter our giveaway below for your very own copy!


Congrats to Melissa P!

The Originals Season 2 DVD/Bluray Giveaway Rules:

*Open to US residents only.

*One comment entry per person. (Other options to enter will be available once comment posted at the end of this blog post, this is mandatory and you will be disqualified if you don’t complete this first)

*Winner will be randomly selected and notified September 18, 2015.

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Ruthie took her passion for The Vampire Diaries books and started Vampire Diaries Online in February 2009. After 8 years online, she continues to engage with fellow TVD fans there and on Twitter, sharing in the love of The Vampire Diaries, and new spin-off The Originals.



  1. The thing I’m most looking forward to in season 3 is seeing what happens to baby Hope! I also want to see what happens between Hayley and Elijah! I visited the set while they were filming the 2nd or 3rd episode so I’m also excited to see the scene that Leah was filming at night while I was there as well as the other day scenes!

  2. I can’t wait to see what’s in store for Hayley and Elijah. Looking forward to seeing more baby Hope!!

  3. Looking forward to the storyline of Hayley and Elijah as well as Hope and Klaus. Actually looking forward to all of it. What’s not to love?

  4. I’m hoping that Klaus finds love and calms the hell down….NOT! I love when Klaus is plotting and raining down his own form of justice!

  5. Defintely looking forward to seeing Elijah in more dapper suits in season 3 ;)

  6. i havent seen season 2 yet so i hope both season 2 and 3 will be good.

  7. I’m looking forward to what happens between Elijah&Hayley,also Klaus & Cami! I would also enjoy seeing what happens to baby Hope!

  8. I can’t wait to see Freya iteract with his brothers!! She really fit perfectly and she is also powerful so there will be plenty of troubles…=D
    Also i want to see more of Klaus and Camile i love those 2!!

  9. I’m most looking forward to the flashbacks of the time right after the Originals were turned into vampires.

  10. I’m excited to see the rift between Elijah and Klaus, as well as the new dynamic that Freya will bring to the family.

  11. I can’t wait to see more of Klaus!!! Love his mixed emotions

  12. The season finale of the originals left a lot of open ended questions that I’m eagerly waiting for the season premier to get some answers but what I’m most looking forward to in the new season is to see how the events of the finale will change the dynamic between Klaus and Elijah as well as see how Haley plans to retaliate against Klaus after putting the werewolf curse on her.

  13. I’m looking forward to what excitement unfolds in season 3!

  14. This is really nice giveaway but I can’t enter because I’m from Europe :( As far as I can remember all the giveaways on this site and Vampire Diaries Online have always been worldwide.

  15. I can’t wait for season 3, the originals is my favourite series of all time.
    The promo for season 3 was just amazing. I hope they bring Kol back!!!

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