[[The Originals]]
Season 3, Episode 8 (35)
Air date Unaireed
Written by Illyriarocks
Directed by Illyriarocks
Episode Guide Transcript
Dead or Alive
Trust is the eighth episode of The Originals Season 3 and the 35th episode overall.


VAMPIRES IN POLITICS- Davos attempts to convince Congress to allow The Old Ones positions of power in Washington by painting the Mikaelsons as terrorists. Klaus and Freya discover Ethan Pope is alive, while Elijah sets up his own defense; the two ancient vampires go at each other in court. Mikael gives Anica his answer. An encounter with Cerdic leaves Kol questioning his place in the escalating conflict. Davos preemptively tries to minimize the fallout and simultaneously maximize the personal damage to the Mikaelsons siblings. A charming socialite entices Senator Gregory Fawkes. Christabella manipulates the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and finally, Angelica makes a daring move against Davos.

At Kol's behest, Klaus attends a lavish Strix gala hosted by Callie. Angelica works together to devise a counter-strike, but a vision halts the alliance dead in its tracks. Angelique readies herself for her battle against Dahlia. Davos keeps a watchful eye on the mysterious Tatiana Matthews, while Tess and Anica infiltrate the Pentagon. Mikael finds Cerdic. Marcel confronts Freya. Finn experiences an unexpected moment of vulnerability with Joanna. Aurora makes plans for herself and Klaus.

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  • TBD

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  • Three Republican Senators
  • Three Democratic Senators


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