15 Things Most People Don't Know About The Making Of The Vampire Diaries

8. Klaus’ Storyline Nearly Took Place On The Show Rather Than A Spin-Off

The Vampire Diaries has so far had two spin-offs. The first of these, called The Originals, features Klaus and chronicles the werewolf’s struggles with his family. Yet, the plan was to have that storyline in the main show if a spin-off never materialized. Executive producer Julie Plec said: "We thought, even if there's no spinoff, we'll do this on Vampire Diaries.”