Recap & Review The Vampire Diaries 7×06 “Best Served Cold”!

Written by Kayla Falls   // November 12, 2015

Paul Wesley, Stefan Salvatore, Ian Somerhalder, Damon Salvatore, The Vampire Diaries

Stefan, Valerie, and Damon try to keep Julian away in The Vampire Diaries 7×06 “Best Served Cold” episode!

The Vampire Diaries 7×06 “Best Served Cold” begins with a flash forward to three years from now. Damon is at Ric’s house. Damon asks about Ric’s fiance. Ric and Caroline are apparently engaged. During Caroline’s evening broadcast, she has message for Stefan Salvatore. Caroline’s head was bleeding.

There’s then a flashback where Stefan is teaching a young boy how to load a muzzle-loader. It’s Stefan’s child and they are going on their first hunting adventure. Jacob disappears and Stefan is alone in the woods. Turns out it was just a dream. Caroline is there to see how he is. Valerie is there, in a towel, asking about shampoo. Stefan tells Caroline that Valerie stayed the night and he’s kind of watching over her. Caroline isn’t feeling too helpful this morning.

Julian is awake early, and he and Bo are busy practicing their swordsman skills. Lily interrupts them and tells them to go outside. Julian is very energetic and he and Lily seem very smitten. Lily tells Julian about their enemies.  Meanwhile, Bo gives Damon and Stefan an invitation to a party to introduce them to Julian.

Ric is watching their old wedding videos when he gets a call from Bonnie. Bonnie is disappointed that Ric just left Jo alone. Ric agrees to come help her even though it’s painful.

Stefan is getting ready for Lily’s shindig. Damon, however doesn’t want to go. He’s hating Lily. Stefan is ready to kill Julian tonight.

Caroline is busy trying to help Valerie pick a new home to live in, far away from Mystic Falls. Valerie stirs some trouble between Caroline and Stefan. Meanwhile, Nora is helping Julian learn how to use his smart phone. Nora doesn’t like Mary-Louise’s outfit for some reason.

Stefan shows up with a bottle of wine for his mom. Lily has an elegant party going on. Stefan is shocked to see Damon. Julian interrupts Stefan and Damon’s conversation about killing him. Matt shows up, he’s not exactly happy to see Nora. Mary-Louise changed and is proud of herself. Nora is quite rude to her though.

Enzo looks dashing when he arrives with Bonnie. Apparently Enzo thought it would be a good idea to say Bonnie is his date. Stefan and Julian play pool while Damon watches over them. Damon acts out a scene from a movie. Julian isn’t amused.

Ric finds Jo at the school. Ric is happy to see Jo and her trying to remember things about her life. Jo starts getting a nose bleed and starts coughing up blood.

At the party, Julian introduces himself to Enzo. Bonnie watches as Enzo talks to Julian. Bonnie sees Lily watching them, so she puts on a little show. Enzo seems genuinely smitten though.

With Ric, Jo is still not doing well. Caroline and Valerie try to help. Ric is about to lose Jo again. At the party, Julian finds Mary-Louise in the cellar. Mary-Louise is upset. Julian manipulates Mary-Louise into feeding. Mary-Louise goes to find Nora and they sneak off together. Bonnie sees a caterer and he keeps asking about the school. He’s been compelled.


“Best Served Cold” press release synopsis

DAMON AND STEFAN COME FACE-TO-FACE WITH JULIAN — After being reunited with her former love Julian (guest star Todd Lasance), Lily (guest star Annie Wersching) hosts a dinner party to introduce him to Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Stefan (Paul Wesley) and to declare peace between her family of Heretics and the residents of Mystic Falls. Damon and Stefan find themselves at an impasse when they realize they have differing views on how to handle Julian’s arrival. At the party, Bonnie (Kat Graham) and Matt (Zach Roerig) uncover a strange mystery involving some unsuspecting residents, while a devastating revelation causes Alaric (Matt Davis) to reach his breaking point. Candice King and Michael Malarkey also star.

Damon and Stefan go snooping through their house. Stefan wants to kill Julian now. Damon isn’t buying it until Stefan tells what’s going on. Matt comes in and helps Stefan by drugging Damon. Stefan finds Julian and starts trying to kill him. Lily rushes in and helps Julian. Lily is heart broken. Damon is a little worried when Lily and Julian ask them to sit down.

Julian is upset. He tells them that everyday in that stone, was hell. Julian is a little crazy. Lily watches him with pain. Stefan tries to fight Julian but it doesn’t work so well. Damon tries to help but Julian goes a little crazy. Lily saves them.

With Jo and Ric, she’s looking very bad. She sounds like she doesn’t have much time left. Her name was really Florence. Ric apologizes to Florence and tells him she’s sorry. They share such a touching moment. Ric is going to be okay, he finally got to say goodbye to Jo.

Matt and Bonnie follow the compelled caterer to the high school. There is a whole class of people with IV’s hooked to them. They are comatose. They’ve all been compelled to stay there.

Valerie watches the wedding video and comes to the conclusion that Ric’s twins are still alive. The witches saved the twins to keep the Gemini coven alive.

Damon and Stefan return to the Lockwood home. Damon is pissed. Stefan and Damon fight when Damon keeps pushing Stefan for answers. Stefan tells Damon about everything. Stefan will not stop until he kills Julian.

Valerie does a spell for Ric, she is going to find the babies. Caroline watches in awe as the blood does exactly like Valerie said it would. Meanwhile, Stefan and Damon are talking about Julian. Damon reveals that he and Elena talked about having a family. Damon tells Stefan he’ll help kill Julian whenever he wants.

With Julian and Lily, Lily is furious and shocked by Julian’s behavior. Julian doesn’t like Lily’s new lifestyle. Julian is teary-eyed telling her that he might not be the same Julian she remembers. That maybe his time away changed him. Lily makes him promise that he wont try to hurt her children any more. Julian knows that the Salvatores will strike again and asks for protection.

With Valerie, Ric, and Caroline the spell is working. Apparently the babies were put inside of Caroline.

The next episode of The Vampire Diaries will be 7×07 “Mommie Dearest” on Thursday, November 19th, 2015, at 8/7c, followed by The Originals 3×07 “Out of the Easy” at 9/8c, on The CW!



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