The dysfunction in the Mikaelson family may be centuries old at this point, but it still threatens to tear them apart just as soon as they’re brought back together following a conflict. What usually transpires are minor spats between Rebekah and Klaus, both full of piss and vinegar, with each of them using Elijah as a sounding board; it makes sense, as he’s clearly the most invested in keeping the trio together as a family and is impartial enough to where he can provide them with moments of honesty, but recently on The Originals, Elijah’s standing in the family has taken a fall. Namely because he chose to save Hayley over his siblings, who were attacked by werewolves and a dagger in his absence, and now he has to deal with the fact that he and his siblings might have to grow further apart before they get snapped back together. But does he still have enough pull with them to be able to settle a dispute with a revelation from the family’s past?
Listed below are the dates, titles, and descriptions of the next three episodes of The Originals.
Tuesday, February 25th – “Long Way Back from Hell”
When Rebekah (Claire Holt) finds herself locked up in the sanatorium where she worked in 1919, she realizes a witch named Genevieve (guest star Elyse Levesque) is back to seek revenge and to reveal dark secrets that would destroy Rebekah if exposed. A distraught Elijah (Daniel Gillies) turns to Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) for help when one of his decisions puts Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Rebekah’s lives in danger. With time working against them, Marcel realizes he may hold valuable information that could lead them to Rebekah and Klaus, but revealing it will almost certainly result in deadly consequences.
Tuesday, March 4th – “Le Grand Guignol”
In a series of flashbacks to 1919, Klaus opens up to Cami (Leah Pipes) and reveals details of the devastating secret Rebekah and Marcel were trying to keep from him. Elijah forms an unlikely alliance with Monique (guest star Yasmine Al Bustami) and asks for her help in locating Sabine (guest star Shannon Kane.) Elsewhere, Thierry (guest star Callard Harris) is reluctant to get involved when Marcel and Rebekah approach him with a plan to take down the witches. Meanwhile, in the bayou, Hayley is at her wits’ end and holds Sabine hostage in an attempt to get information that will reverse the curse on Phoebe’s werewolf clan.
Tuesday, March 11th – “Farewell to Storyville”
Despite Klaus’ rage, Elijah is determined to protect Rebekah while the three of them are trapped in the City of the Dead cemetery by a witch’s boundary spell. Klaus and Rebekah trade bitter accusations until Elijah steps in to reveal a long-held secret from the family’s past. Meanwhile, Marcel races to free Rebekah, ultimately finding himself forced to make a deal with Genevieve. Finally, Rebekah and Hayley connect over their shared concern for Hayley’s unborn baby.
The Originals airs Tuesdays at 8:00 on The CW.