Fall TV Catch-Up Guide: 'The Vampire Diaries'

Pictured (L-R): Kat Graham as Bonnie, Ian Somerhalder as Damon, Zach Roerig as Matt, Candice Accola as Caroline, Michael Trevino as Tyler, Steven R. McQueen as Jeremy, Matt Davis as Alaric, Nina Dobrev as Elena, Michael Malarkey as Enzo and Paul Wesley as Stefan -- Photo: Frank Ockenfels 3/The CW -- ÃÂé 2014 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.
Pictured (L-R): Kat Graham as Bonnie, Ian Somerhalder as Damon, Zach Roerig as Matt, Candice Accola as Caroline, Michael Trevino as Tyler, Steven R. McQueen as Jeremy, Matt Davis as Alaric, Nina Dobrev as Elena, Michael Malarkey as Enzo and Paul Wesley as Stefan -- Photo: Frank Ockenfels 3/The CW -- ÃÂé 2014 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

When's It Back? Thursday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. on The CW

Where We Left Off: The Other Side began to disintegrate, endangering Stefan (who had died). Damon and Enzo (also on the Other Side) hatched a plan to get him back: massacre the Travelers who had taken over Mystic Falls. To do that, Damon and Elena had to sacrifice themselves, too. As witchy twin Liv performed the spell, Elena, Stefan, and Alaric all went back to the living world. But the spell stopped before Damon could pass through, and he and Bonnie faced the end of the Other Side together — leaving their friends devastated.

Pictured (L-R): Kat Graham as Bonnie and Ian Somerhalder as Damon -- Photo: Annette Brown/The CW -- © 2014 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved
Pictured (L-R): Kat Graham as Bonnie and Ian Somerhalder as Damon -- Photo: Annette Brown/The CW -- © 2014 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved

What We Know About Season 6: Everyone’s grieving, at first. Elena is tripping out on witchy drugs to hallucinate Damon, Jeremy is drinking to get over Bonnie, and Stefan is far away from Mystic Falls. Executive producer Julie Plec has called this season a "reset," a chance for the characters to start over. Caroline will be starting over in the romance department as she falls for pal Stefan, but he may not return her feelings as he's involved with a new love interest. As for Mystic Falls, the vampire gang can't go there as the Travelers' spell is still in effect. Plus, a new community militia leader (Colin Ferguson) is willing to do anything to protect his town.

[Photos: 'The Vampire Diaries' 100th Episode Celebration]

Our Burning Question: What happened to Damon and Bonnie?! Did they die? Did they find peace? Did they go to some purgatory? One thing is for sure: The Other Side is done and over. Bonnie and Damon's fate will be revealed early on in the season. Fans will definitely see both characters, but in what capacity is still a mystery.

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