The Vampire Diaries: The Complete Fifth Season box was released on 9 September 2014 on DVD and a Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet combo pack . It contains all 22 episodes from the fifth season of the series and bonus content.
The DVD contains 5 discs with all season 5 episodes, alongside a bunch of bonus features. The Blu-Ray version contains 9 discs; it's a combo-pack with the DVDs, the BDs AND the UltraViolet.
After a sizzling summer with Damon (Somerhalder), Elena (Dobrev) leaves Mystic Falls and moves into a dorm with her roomie Caroline (Accola), ready for new adventures and new friends. But dark thoughts gnaw at Elena, and soon familiar faces are back in the girls' lives. There's Stefan (Wesley) with his shadow self Silas, plus Katherine (also Dobrev), with a diabolical agenda and a jaw-dropping transformation. As the Doppelgängers test destiny, tearing lovers apart and pitting the Salvatore brothers against each other, the student body count rises, evidence of powerful forces on campus.
- 2013 Comic-Con Panel (31 minutes): Creator Julie Plec and actors Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Kat Graham & Candice Accola do Q&A with fans at a 2013 San Diego Comic-Con panel.
- I Know What You Did... In the Last 100 Episodes (10 minutes): Key members of the cast and crew share their favorite moments from the series' first hundred episodes in this milestone featurette.
- To the Other Side and Back (11 minutes): The Vampire Diaries afterlife realm, the Other Side, is discussed in a fair amount of detail as the cast offers an overview of its rules, mythology and boundaries.
- A Day in the Afterlife (7 minutes): Kat Graham (Bonnie Bennett) leads viewers on a somewhat brief behind-the-scenes tour of the production, offering a look at a typical day for the actress.
- Second Bite: Gag Reel (5 minutes): outtake reels from season 5.
- Unaired Scenes (14 minutes): Deleted scenes are available for 7 episodes including:
- "True Lies"
- "Monster's Ball"
- "Dead Man on Campus"
- "500 Years of Solitude"
- "The Devil Inside"
- "No Exit"
- "Resident Evil"