YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE – During a stressful week of exams, Hope, Rafael, Landon and MG's attempts to study get thwarted by the arrival of a new monster who feeds off their worst fears. Meanwhile, Hope struggles with a secret she's been keeping from Landon. Alaric also appears.
- Night Hag/Oneiroi - Stabbed in the eyes with an arrow and dissipated into smoke; killed by Hope Mikaelson
- Kaleb, MG and Rafael were last seen in Death Keeps Knocking On My Door.
- Dorian was mentioned by Alaric. He was last seen in Death Keeps Knocking On My Door.
- Emma was mentioned by Alaric. She was last seen in Mombie Dearest.
- Matt was mentioned by Alaric. He was last seen in I Was Feeling Epic on The Vampire Diaries, Behind the Black Horizon on The Originals and Hope is Not the Goal on Legacies.
- Seylah was mentioned and seen in photos. She was last seen in Maybe I Should Start From The End.
- Caroline was indirectly mentioned by Alaric. She was last seen in I Was Feeling Epic on The Vampire Diaries and When The Saints Go Marching In on The Originals.
- Josie and Lizzie were indirectly mentioned by Alaric. They were last seen in Mombie Dearest.
- Kurt makes his appearance in this episode. He was previously indirectly mentioned by Landon in This is the Part Where You Run.
- Hector and Maria Gonzales were last seen in This is the Part Where You Run.
- The Dragon woman was indirectly mentioned by Hope. She was last seen in Some People Just Want To Watch The World Burn.
- Pedro was last seen in We're Being Punked, Pedro.
- Mystic Falls, Virginia
- Atlanta, Georgia
Behind the Scenes
- This is the second episode with the word Hope in the title after "Hope is Not the Goal".
- This episode's title is a line used by Landon Kirby.