Recap & Review The Originals “When the Levee Breaks”! (R)

Written by Cecelia Lawshe   // June 8, 2015

Riley Voelkel, Freya Mikaelson, Joseph Morgan, Klaus Mikaelson, The Originals

They must trust Freya or Klaus in The Originals 2×19 “When the Levee Breaks” episode rerun!

The Originals 2×19 “When the Levee Breaks” begins at breakfast and Elijah upset with Klaus. Of course, Klaus feels everything is under control, as usual. Rebekah joins them, and she’s not happy either, asking them to be quiet. It’s not everyday their father is killed. Again!

Klaus, in a good mood, says opportunity can strike twice! They hear Josephine come in, who gives them a message from Dahlia. Elijah picks up on the fact that this is really Dahlia, who wants to take baby Hope’s power. Klaus, always the opportunist, cuts Josephine’s head off. So much for the old witch!

Hayley, with Hope, Josh, Aiden, and Jackson is in hiding and wants to take Hope’s powers away. Aiden offers his help.

Freya, at the cemetery, buries Mikael. Rebekah arrives and tries to talk to reason with her. Freya tells her it’s either her or Klaus. They can’t trust both of them. They have to decide.

At the compound, Klaus paints as Elijah again tries to talk some sense to him. Klaus refuses to share his plans with anybody because he doesn’t want Freya involved. Elijah tells him that if they can’t trust each other, then they can’t work together. Klaus agrees with him.

When Aiden steals the black object handcuffs from Klaus, he tries to lie to him, but he doesn’t lie very well. Klaus tells him his disloyalty will get him killed.

Aiden and Josh ask Davina for help. She agrees to make a necklace for Hope from the handcuffs to keep Hope’s magic away to hide her.

Dahlia sends a message to Hayley, revealing she knows where she is. Dahlia waits outside of the house, in a park, and kills all the werewolves who are watching Hayley.

Rebekah talks to Marcel about Klaus and Freya. Meanwhile, Freya works on her plan by herself. Elijah gives her the knife Klaus used to carve the wooden chess pieces for him and Rebekah when they were younger. He wants Freya’s help. She agrees, as long as he promises that Klaus won’t “undo them.”

Cami comes to talk to Klaus and suggests a walk for some fresh air.

At a safe house, Dahlia watches Hayley and Hope as Hayley vows to harm Dahlia. Dahlia attempts to persuade Hayley to give up Hope.

Klaus and Cami have drinks at a cafe, as she plays therapist.

Aiden and Josh walk through town, and Aiden tells Josh he loves him. Josh knows he’s up to something. Aiden says he’ll come clean with Jackson. He says he wants to leave with Josh, who is worried. He’s says it’s Josh’s decisino. Josh says he’ll meet him later and tell him. Then they kiss.

“When the Levee Breaks” press release synopsis

WAYWARD WAYS – Setting the stage for a bloody showdown, Dahlia (guest star Claudia Black) gives Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) a deadline to turn over baby Hope. Elijah (Daniel Gillies) attempts to convince Klaus that they need to work together in their fight against Dahlia, but Klaus forges ahead with his own dangerous plan, leaving everyone concerned about his next steps. Meanwhile, when Hayley realizes their chances of outrunning Dahlia are slim, she devises a risky plan and enlists Aiden’s, guest star Colin Woodell, help. Elsewhere, Freya (guest star Riley Voelkel) gives Rebekah (guest star Maisie Richardson-Sellers) and Elijah an ultimatum, and Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) strategizes on how best to deal with Klaus’ erratic behavior. Leah Pipes and Danielle Campbell also star.

Davina looks at a stone Kol had given her. Marcel scares her at first, then she tells him she’s hurt he wasn’t there for her. Marcels asks for her help with Klaus, but Davina says she’s saving the dagger to use herself. If anybody is going to take down the hybrid, he’s her.

Elijah finds Klaus, who wakes from his drinking with Cami. He again tries to talk sense to Klaus, but he won’t budge. He refuses to let Klaus’ plan hurt Hope. Klaus tells him it’s either him or Freya. It can’t be both.

In the street, Aiden tells Jackson everything. He’s listens, then punches Aiden. He understands what he did and why, but he’s still upset. Aiden says he’s leaving. Jackson tells to take his time about coming back. He cautions Jackson to watch his back with Klaus. They’re being watched. Dahlia?

Hayley tells Elijah Dahlia’s message and says she and Jackson are going to hide in the bayou with Hope. Klaus warns her about taking Hope anywhere and says he has a plan to take Dahlia down.

Dahlia finds Aiden as he gets Josh flowers. She says they have to get started and begins torturing him. She plans to use him to separate the family and tears his heart out, making it look like a werewolf kill.

Josh goes to tell Davina goodbye. She’s happy for him, but then they see Aiden, in an alley dead. Josh tries to use his blood to revive him, but he’s gone.

At the compound, Jackson and Josh brings Aiden. Klaus looks guilty and doesn’t say anything. He acts like he did it for an example. Jackson and Klaus fight. When Hayley gets in the middle of it, Elijah breaks the fight up. Pissed, Elijah tells Hayley she’s not going anywhere.

Rebekah and Marcel talk about Klaus when Davina arrives, crying. Marcel tries to comfort her. She has the dagger to use on Klaus. Marcel agrees.

Jackson puts the necklace around Hope that Davina made. Hayley watches, then goes to Elijah and tells him she wants to leave. She uses Elijah’s affections for her and Hope in order to get away.

Cami asks Klaus if he killed Aiden. Klaus tries to explain his reasoning. She asks if she should fear him, and he tells her yes. He says he’s telling her what she wants to hear about him. He’ll never be the good man she wants. It can’t happen.

The Originals 2×19 “When the Levee Breaks” ends as Elijah waits for Klaus at the compount. He figured out what Klaus did with Mikael’s ashes and tells him Hayley, Jackson, and Hope are leaving. They fight and Elijah daggers him with the dagger from Davina. Rebekah arrives. Klaus is really hurt. Freya is with them. As the clock chimes, Elijah looks sad. He’s worn out.

The next episode of The Originals will be 2×20 “City Beneath the Sea” on Monday, June 15, 2015, (originally aired on April 27th, 2015), at 8/7c, on The CW!

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