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Give 'em hell, Davina Claire.
Kol's last words to Davina

Give 'Em Hell Kid is the twenty-first episode of the third season of The Originals and the sixty-fifth episode of the series overall.


A MAN ON A MISSION — After receiving new visions of the looming prophecy, Freya uncovers that her family is on a collision course with a dangerous new enemy. Meanwhile, with the help of Detective Kinney, Vincent and Kol travel to the ancestral world to put a stop to the witches and take back their city once and for all. Elsewhere, Klaus and Elijah confront Marcel after a heartbreaking plan gone wrong has sent him spiraling. Hayley and Davina also appear.



Main Cast

Recurring Cast



  • Antagonists: Vincent Griffith and Marcel Gerard
  • Freya sees the Prophecy clearly after channeling Alexis' essence, finally revealing the identity of the Beast: Marcel.
  • Fearing the Prophecy will come true as he sees part of it unfold, Elijah kills Marcel as Klaus tries to reason with him. However, Marcel has already taken the serum, and reawakens as the Beast.
  • Vincent tells Will Kinney about the supernatural and enlists his help to destroy the Ancestors' connection to New Orleans.
  • Vincent reveals that Eva had once created a weapon called "Un Dépôt D'argent" which could shatter the Ancestors' connection to the physical world.
  • Davina's soul is revealed to be fragmented and binded to the persons and things she loved.
  • Davina empowers and successfully detonates the magical battery pack that Vincent brought over, shattering the foundations of the Ancestral Plane.
    • As of this episode, The Ancestors connection and influence to the mortal plane is now severed.
  • This episode marks Davina's final appearance as a main character.

Body count


Behind the Scenes

  • This episode marks Danielle Campbell's final appearance as a series regular.
  • This episode hit the series lowest point in viewers to date with 0.79 million.
  • Our set decoration team always works to make our world feel as authentically New Orleans as possible, which means there are lots of lovely details that don’t necessarily make it to the screen. During Cami’s second line funeral — in addition to the dancers, mourners, musicians and tourists — there were our ubiquitous fortune-telling stands, complete with candles, crystals, and tarot cards, which is how I ended up getting talked into divining Daniel’s future between takes. For the record, he is the King of Wands, a “natural born leader,” and a “visionary.” He did not disagree with this assessment.
  • The S.W.A.T. team Kinney enlists to take down the witches at the bodega was comprised of very real S.W.A.T. people — and our action-loving director Jeff was pretty much a kid at Christmas when they arrived on set. Needless to say, they were a bit of an intimidating bunch — at least at first (they’re all actually very nice guys!). However, we’re pretty sure there was less goofing around than usual around that night.
  • Also to be filed under things that were very, very real: the cockroaches in Vincent’s old house. Apparently we got a bit lucky with the ones that climbed up the wall… turns out, cockroaches don’t respond to verbal commands all that well, and they pretty much do as they please. Go figure. Personally, as a former New Yorker with a bit of insect phobia, I’m hoping that next time we can locate some tiny, realistic roach robots. *Shudder*
  • There are few things in production as challenging — and mildly disorienting — as true night shoots, especially when you’re in a new and far-flung location. For two nights in a row, the entire production worked from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. to get the pivotal bridge scenes between Klaus, Marcel, and Elijah, which is how a bunch of the crew ended up celebrating a good day of shooting with a nightcap in the lobby of our hotel… just as all the other guests were starting to line up for their pancakes.
  • Davina’s big hero moment — ultimately her revenge on the ancestors — was, in part, inspired by the movie Terminator 2, when the character of Miles Dyson (also known as Olivia Pope’s dad!) manages to hold on just long enough to blow up the Cyberdyne labs. Of course, we’d like to think that Davina’s sacrifice was equally heroic, with just a *touch* more romance thrown in for good measure. [Note: I’m crying as I write this.]
  • The title refers to the part of the episode when Kol remarks "Give 'em hell, Davina Claire".

Cultural References


Marcel: "The Mikaelsons need to answer for this. I'm gonna make them answer."
Elijah: "I had no choice."
Niklaus: "Do you really believe that?"
Freya (To Elijah): "If Marcel takes the serum, I won't be able to stop him."
Marcel (To Niklaus): "You were my mentor, now you're nothing to me."
Elijah: "We created a very dangerous monster indeed."

Marcel: "The Mikaelsons need to answer for this. I'm gonna make them answer."
Kol (to Freya): "You remember her? Love of my life. Condemned to an unknownable hell."
Elijah: "I had no choice."
Niklaus: "Do you really believe that?"
Freya (To Elijah): "If Marcel takes the serum, I won't be able to stop him."
Josh (to Marcel): "That is open declaration of war! Are you really gonna take down everyone?"
Marcel (To Niklaus): "You were my mentor."
Elijah (to Niklaus): "We betrayed him!"
Marcel (To Niklaus): "Now you're nothing to me."
Elijah: "We created a very dangerous monster indeed."

Freya: "I didn't think anyone was here."
Kol: "Did you think I would be at Cami's wake? You know what? It turns out I hit my funeral quota for the day. Davina's was this morning. You remember her? Love of my life. Condemned to an unknownable hell. And what's your excuse sister? Were you so overcome with guilt at what you did that you couldn't bring yourself to indulge in whisky and finger food? Or were you just too busy desecrating more dead? Is this to be your hobby now?"
Freya: "When Lucien died, he was convinced the Prophecy would still unfold. I need to know if he was right. These are the remains of his Oracle Alexis. Hers was a power I barely understood. But now that my own strength has been augmented by the Ancestors, I can try to channel her, forecast as she did and find out if Lucien was right or we can finally put this nightmare behind us."
Kol: "I personally hope the bloody Prophecy is true. You can all rot in hell for all I care. I'm just sorry I won't be around to see it."
Freya: "Where are you going?"
Kol: "None of your business. There is nothing for me here."
Freya: "Kol..."

Will: "Excuse me. Don't I know you? Sorry... you just look so familiar."
Niklaus: "I have one of those faces."
Will: "Did you know her well?"
Niklaus: "I did."
Will: "She was a very special girl."
Niklaus: "There's no polite summation that will do her justice. But you're brave to try and she would have admired that."
Will: "I haven't read anywhere how she died. Do you know?"
Niklaus: "An accident. Are you here in a professional capacity officer?"
Will: "No, just came to pay my respects."

Josh: "She was like a sister and a best friend and I loved her."
Marcel: "Words aren't any good. The Mikaelsons need to answer for this."
Niklaus (to Elijah): "Marcel's anger is justified. It's best I reach out to him before that anger hardens into something worse."

Josh: "The Mikaelsons? They aren't exactly known for letting bygones be bygones."
Marcel: "Maybe I don't care. Maybe it's the Mikaelsons who need to worry about me."
Josh: "Is that...?"
Marcel: "Lucien's serum."
Josh: "Oh, cool. So you're gonna die soon too, well, that's good to know, I'll make sure I get this suit cleaned stat."
Josh: "Well, there ain't no party like a cemetery party."



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