In The Vampire Diaries Season 4, Episode 23, “Graduation,” ghosts arrive in Mystic Falls. Some are there to make trouble, but an unexpected hero comes to fix things. Damon has a ghost after him, while Rebekah and Matt battle one of the undead who's after the cure. Caroline gets a special gift and is determined to make graduation...
In The Vampire Diaries Season 4, Episode 22, “The Walking Dead," ghosts return to Mystic Falls, some looking for revenge. First, Caroline tries to make Elena mail out her graduation announcements, but she's obsessed with another project. Sheriff Forbes asks Damon andStefan to investigate who's been harming hospital patients. Katherine...
Elena is still emotionless in The Vampire Diaries Season 4, Episode 21, “She’s Come Undone.” Stefan and Damon try an extreme new way to flip the humanity switch. Caroline tries to stop them, which backfires. She also has a dangerous interaction with Klaus. Elena tests how far the brothers are willing to go, and help comes...
Klaus discovers someone in New Orleans is plotting against him, so he heads to Louisiana — and the city he and siblings shaped during the early 1900s. Marcel (Charles Michael Davis), the hybrid’s former protégé, is running the town, influencing supernaturals and...
In The Vampire Diaries Season 4, Episode 19, “Pictures of You,” Elena is still emotionless, and it’s ruining Caroline’s Senior Prom plans. Klaus lends Caroline a hand after she asks for his input. Klaus is annoyed with Elijah over a recent decision, and later the hybrid receives a message that may chance his life. Elijah...
Everyone wants to find Katherine in The Vampire Diaries Season 4, Episode 18, “American Gothic” — Elena and Rebekah most of all. Ms. Pierce was the last vampire they saw with the cure, after all. The unlikely pair heads to Pennsylvania, where they find Elijah. Just what the Original is up to in the small town is unclear.
Elena and Damon go on a road trip to New York City in The Vampire Diaries Season 4, Episode 17, “Bring It On.” The elder Salvatore recalls his party days in the 1970s, and he can relate to Elena’s current state of mind. It seems he and Lexi have quite a past, as she helped out back in 1973.
Despite recent events,Elenais back at Mystic Falls High School and feeling fine inThe Vampire DiariesSeason 4, Episode 16, “Bring It On.”StefanandDamonthinkschool is a great idea, though the new vampire has recently turned off her emotions.
Elena decides to rejoin the cheerleading squad, which makesCarolinehappy— until Elena gets a little out of control.
Meanwhile, Damon andRebekahare still...
Title: Down the Rabbit Hole
Air Date: February 14, 2013 at 8:00 PM PST
Still on the island,Damonruns into a member ofThe Five namedVaughn.StefanandElenahave a heart-to-heart about the cure.Something comes to light that makes everyone feel differently about the mysterious spell that turns vamps human again.Bonniegets help fromJeremyseparating truth from fiction. Shaneshares a moment with Caitlin,...
Title: Into the WIld
Air Date: February 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM PST
Professor ShanebringsStefan,Elena,Damon,Jeremy,Bonnie, andRebekahto an island near Nova Scotia. Damon thinks Shane is tricking them about the cure's location, andRebekah and Elena needStefan referee their fights.Bonnie and Jeremy try to decode his tattoo. Back in Mystic Falls,TylerandCarolinefight overKlaus, who is also back in...
Title: A View to a Kill
Air Date: January 31, 2013 at 9:00 PM PST
RebekahgivesKolfree reign in whatever he’s plotting.Klauswants her to stop Kol and helpJeremy, but she declines. Meanwhile, Kol has a dangerous encounter withBonnie.The witch's father, aka Mayor Hopkins, cancels the school’s 1980s Decade Dance. Bex is disappointed, butStefanfinds a way to make her smile.Klaus asksDamon(Ian...
Title: Catch Me If You Can
Air Date: January 24, 2013 at 8:00 PM PST
Jeremy is furious when Klaus tries to control him by putting Matt’s life in danger. Damon coaches Jeremy as he prepares to take on Klaus’ new vampires, but they find that Kol(guest starNathaniel Buzolic)has beaten them to it. Kol makes it clear that he will stop at nothing to convince everyone to give up the search for the cure....
Title: After School Special
Air Date: January 17, 2013 at 8:00 PM PST
Bonnielearns that her newly-returned papa will be stepping in as Interim Mayor. He’s there to protect his daughter from the dangers that be (not that Bonnie’s all too thrilled about it).Klausis dealing with his own family reunion:Rebekah’s back in action and looking to take some serious revenge. When she pushesStefan,Elena, and...
Title: Oh Come, All Ye Faithful
Air Date: December 13, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
As a Winter Wonderland-themed party fills the streets of Mystic Falls, Stefan and Caroline find themselves at odds with Tyler over his plans for Klaus and his hybrids. When Caroline proposes a solution to their problem, Hayley finds a dramatic way to make it clear that she is not on board. Later, Klaus makes a discovery...
Title: We'll Always Have Bourbon Street
Air Date: December 6, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
When Stefan confronts Damon with a suspicion about Elena, Damon has no choice but to help Stefan investigate. Searching for answers, Damon and Stefan visit modern day New Orleans to see if they can find anyone who remembers the events of their last visit in 1942, including one of Damon’s former flames, Charlotte...
Title: My Brother's Keeper
Air Date: November 29, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
It’s Mystic Mystic Falls time again, and once again,ElenaandStefanare having tough times.Carolinetries to help her two pals out during the rough patch.Stefan wants time alone withKlaus, butDamonkeeps bugging his brother to help him find out why Professor Shane is so shady. With Stefan preoccupied, Damon tackles the prof...
Title: We All Go a Little Mad Sometimes
Air Date: November 15, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
Elena'shaving hallucinations, and whatever trip she’s on takes her to a dangerous place.KlaustellsStefansome upsetting info about the new vampire. Then the OV acts on it. Later, the ex-besties team up again to helpJeremy.BonnieandDamonmeet up with Professor Shane (David Alpay) again; he has a story of ancient...
Title: The Killer
Air Date: November 8, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
KlausandStefanteam up, whileConnor (Todd Williams)takesJeremy,Matt, andAprilhostage at the Grill.Elenatries toget Stefan andDamonto agree on a plan, which is not their strong suit.Carolinehas hybrid drama, too, becasue she learns about Hayley.Meanwhile,Bonnieattemptsto get her powers back with the help of oneProfessor Shane.
Title: The Five
Air Date: November 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Damon, Elena, and Bonnie head to Whitmore College to see Professor Shane, Occult Studies teacher. He's taking over Grams's job, and Bonnie needs answers. More lessons are taking place at a frat party, where Damon teaches Elena how to feed from a stranger. Rebekah tries to bribe Matt into forgiving her. Stefan wants more info about Connor...
Title: The Rager
Air Date: October 25, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Has Connor found a kindred spirit in Jeremy? The hunter wants a partner, and why not choose the kid who can see your invisible tattoo? But Klaus, Damon, and Meredith Fell all have some questions for the newcomer. Unfortunately, the Q&A session doesn't end well.Matt, Caroline, and Elena decide to actually go to school in this episode,...
Air Date: October 18, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Elenastruggleswith her vampmotions.DamonandStefanfight over how to best help the new bloodsucker. Then Damon asks Elena to keep Stefan in the dark about his plan.Connor Jordancomes to town with a list of questions for Sheriff Forbes and Mayor Lockwood. Stefan discovers that Connor is a badass vampire hunter — and likely far less cuddly...
Title: Growing Pains
Air Date: October 11, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Elenawakes up, on her way to becominga vampire, a fate she’s always feared.StefanandBonnievow to find a cure, but the witch’s choice has terrible ramifications.Damonis not happy Stefan let Elena die and uses poorMattas a convenient scapegoat.New foesPastor Young (Michael Reilly Burke) and the Town Council start picking up vampires and...
Title: The Departed
Air Date: May 10, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Jeremy tries to protect Elena, but she's stuck flashing back to the past when her parents were still alive. One of the Salvatores returns to Mystic Falls at Elena's request, while Caroline and Tyler have to decide something life-altering. Bonnie's alliance has terrible consequences.
Title: Before Sunset
Air Date: May 3, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Klaus tries to get out of town with Elena, but Alaric thwarts his plan. Abby comes to help Bonnie with a spell, and the witch and Jeremy get in trouble trying to pull it off. Caroline is in a lot of trouble, and Elena is desperate to protect her friend.
Title: Do Not Go Gentle
Air Date: April 26, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Alaric's in danger, so Damon and Meredith team up to save him. At the 1920s Decade Dance sees Bonnie and Jamie, Elena and Stefan, and Caroline and Tyler do some coupling up of their own. Inappropriate chaperones Klaus and Damon arrive, but while the OV is focused on Caroline, Damon, Stefan, Matt, Jeremy, and Bonnie work on a spell.
Title: Heart of Darkness
Air Date: April 19, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Damon and Elena take a trip to see Jeremy in Denver, but he's made a scary new friend. In Mystic Falls, Tyler shows up to make out with Caroline, but he thinks something has been going on her and Klaus.
Title: The Murder of One
Air Date: March 29, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Damon and Stefan continue with their plot to kill Klaus now that they have weapons to do so. Elena, Matt, and Caroline all get involved with the plan. But Klaus is using Bonnie to cast a spell, and Rebekah gets torture-happy with her former friend with benefits (aka, Damon).
Title: Break on Through
Air Date: March 22, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Damon's pal from yesteryear, Sage, turns up in Mystic Falls for the revamping of the Wickety Bridge. They conspire to spy on Rebekah, and Stefan has his own problems.
Air Date: March 15, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
When Damon (finally) notices a connection between the Mystic Falls murders happening in the present day and those that occurred 100 years ago, a flashback shows the Salvatore brother's relationship with a vampire named Sage.
Title: All My Children
Air Date: February 24, 2012 at 3:00 PM PST
Elena is happy when she discovers what Damon did after the Originals' ball, but she focuses on the family's internal strife. Everyone thinks she's making a mistake, however. Bonnie and Abby are wick deep in a ritual, and Elijah gets tough with Stefan and Damon.
Title: Dangerous Liaisons
Air Date: February 9, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
When Klaus hosts a ball, all the usual suspects attend. Both Caroline and Matt have unusual dates, while Elena has two: Damon and Stefan. Caroline finds herself surprised by Klaus.
Title: Bringing out the Dead
Air Date: February 2, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
Klaus hosts a dinner party, complete with an uninvited guest. More of the Originals' story is revealed. Bonnie and her mother, Abby, work on opening the fourth coffin, while something leaves Caroline devastated.
Title: The Ties That Bind
Air Date: January 19, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
Bonnie's familal affairs take center stage as she reunites with her mother. Tyler grapples with some identity issues — mainly, how to regain his free will after being sired by Klaus — and turns to an “unexpected ally.” Meanwhile, Alaric’s new lady friend Dr. Fell (guest star Torrey DeVitto) catches the eye of his old buddy Damon....
Title: Our Town
Air Date: January 12, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
Caroline is turning 18 so Elena, Matt, and Bonnie give her a surprise party. Alaric meets up with Dr. Mary Fell again, though she's occupied with her ex-boyfriend. Damon and Stefan argue over how to deal with Klaus.
Title: The New Deal
Air Date: January 5, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
Klaus and Stefan have a standoff over his coffins, while Elena tires to make a deal with the hybrid. Speaking of hybrids, Tyler is enjoying his new abilities. A doctor, Mary Fell, notices Alaric's strange healing powers.
Air Date: November 10, 2011 at 8:00 PM PST
It’s homecoming in Mystic Falls, and the high school decides to celebrate with a dance (because those always go so well). When Rebekah tells Elena how much the event means to her, Elena starts to see her in a different light. Meanwhile, Tyler upsets Caroline and Matt with his dance moves (or his terrible behavior). In the most shocking...
Title: Ordinary People
Air Date: November 3, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
Bonnie and Elena help Alaric investigate the clue he discovered. Elena gets sidetracked when she and Rebekah have an encounter. At first, Rebekah plays rough with Elena, but she eventually tells the bloody back story of family, including some revealing information about Klaus and Elijah.
When Damon tries to help Stefan return to...
Title: Ghost World
Air Date: October 27, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
It’s everyone’s favorite time of year — Illumination Night! (This year, Mystic Falls is banning Halloween or something.) Not only are trick or treaters headed to town, so are a bunch of ghosts. When Elena asks Jeremy for help reaching out to Stefan, her brother makes a very bad choice.
Title: Smells Like Teen Spirit
Air Date: October 20, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
School’s back in session for the teens of Mystic Falls, and new hybrid Tyler is stoked. Elena, Caroline, Bonnie, and Matt are still dealing with the terrors of Senior Prank Night, especially Matt, who asks for Bonnie’s help with his little ghost problem (It turns out being a walking Ouija board isn’t all it’s cracked up to...
Title: The Reckoning
Air Date: October 13, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
While Caroline is trying to make the most of her senior year by forcing the gang to participate in ‘Senior Prank Night.’ Since this is Mystic Falls High School, unwelcome additions show up, turning the prank deadly. Also, Damon wants Jeremy to use his sixth sense to destroy Klaus.
Meanwhile, Klaus has Stefan commit even worse acts of...
Title: Disturbing Behavior
Air Date: October 7, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
Klaus won’t leave Chicago until witch Gloria helps him explain why his hybridization plan isn’t working. While Gloria is able to use her witchy woo woo to get glimmers of the truth, she discovers Stefan holds the key.Help comes from an unexpected source when Stefan finds himself in peril. A new enemy angers Damon, who does...
Title: The End of the Affair
Air Date: September 29, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
An unlikely source sends Damon and Elena to Chicago as they continue to track Klaus and Stefan. The Ripper will confront his own past, when he did something really monstrous in 1920s Chicago. An old love interest of Stefan’s named Bex is introduced via a flapper-era flashback. Meanwhile, werewolf Tyler starts to worry about...
Title: The Hybrid
Air Date: September 22, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
Elena plans to find her M.I.A. boyfriend, but instead, gets Damon into heaps of trouble with an “unexpected enemy” instead.
Things don’t work out for Klaus, either, when the baddie’s latest strategy to gain more power doesn’t pan out, even with the help of werewolf Ray Sutton (guest star David Gallagher) — who isn’t exactly keen on...
Title: The BirthdayWhile Caroline is putting together a party on the morning of Elena’s 18th birthday, the doppelganger is too busy trying to track down Stefan to think of anything else. Damon is keeping busy, both looking for his brother and helping Elena maintain a low profile to protect her from Klaus. At the same time, Team Ripper is on a hunt of...
Air Date: September 15, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
Title: As I Lay Dying
Air Date: May 12, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
Only Mystic Falls would hold a town square screening of Gone With the Wind, complete with picnic lunches, when the big bad vampire is on the loose. The film’s Civil War setting affects Damon, who begins to mistake memories of Katherine circa 1864 with modern-day Elena. When Stefan tries to prevent a tragedy, it comes at a terrible cost...
Title: The Sun Also Rises
Air Date: May 5, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
Because she knows Klaus is plotting something evil, Elena tries to prep herself for what’s to come. With another full moon on the calendar, a second transformation awaits Tyler. A brave act goes unrewarded when a frightening situation still turns chaotic. Stefan learns from Damon that they will have to confront something new and...
Title: The Last Day
Air Date: April 28, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
Tensions between Damon and Stefan erupt into a full-scale fight. The pair are still unresolved about how to keep Elena safe, which is a tall order. Just in time for the full moon, a phone call lures Tyler Lockwood back to town. Worried that Klaus is closing in, Stefan and Elena decide to spend some time alone.
Air Date: April 21, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
When Elena makes a new ally and commandeers the plan to outwit Klaus, Stefan and Damon are infuriated, and things between the two brothers become strained. As if he doesn’t have enough problems, Stefan is trying to keep a befuddled, scared Jenna out of harm’s way. Katherine’s first meeting Elijah and Klaus is revealed in a 1491 flashback, which...
Title: The Last Dance
Air Date: April 14, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
It’s the “1960s Decade Dance” at Mystic Falls High School, but Elena’s preoccupied by the disquieting messages Klaus is sending through an unusual source. A concerned Jeremy goes to Stefan for help, despite Bonnie’s assurances that she’s strong enough to help out Elena. Matt is convinced by Caroline to attend the dance, where...
Title: Know Thy Enemy
Air Date: April 7, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
John lands on both Elena’s and Alaric’s lists when Isobel’s visit upsets Jenna. Bonnie, Damon, and Jeremy look for a spell that will allow her to tap into her ancestors’ power. Now that Matt knows about Caroline, she’s unsure how to make amends with him. A new secret weapon finds its way to Stefan and Damon.
Title: House Guest
Air Date: February 24, 2011 at 12:00 AM PST
Katherine’sup to her old mind games, butDamon, Stefan, and Elena need her insight into Mystic Falls’ history. In an attempt to get Matt’s attention, Caroline tries something new. Alaric confesses something surprising toJenna, while Katherine has her own kind of confession for Damon. An attempt by Bonnie and Stefan to convince Jonas...
Title: The Dinner Party
Air Date: February 17, 2011 at 8:00 PM PST
Revisiting his past, StefantellsElenaabout his dark history and how he was changed by a surprising influence. A discussion with Luka leads Jonas to confront Bonnie andJeremy with his true feelings. In an attempt to catch Elijah unawares,Damoninvites him to a dinner party with Jenna, Alaric, and Andie, but the event turns chaotic...
Title: Crying Wolf
Air Date: February 10, 2011 at 8:00 PM PST
Trying for a bit of romance, Stefan and Elena embark upon a weekend getaway at the Gilbert family lake house, but someone is following the couple. Jenna worries that Alaric isn’t being honest with her. Tyler learns the importance of the sun and moon curse from Jules, but she doesn’t tell him everything he needs to know. At a tea given...
Title: Daddy IssuesElena’s uncle/father John Gilbert’s return to Mystic Falls is a less-than-welcome surprise to his daughter, Jenna, and Damon. After Caroline confides in Stefan about her conversation with Tyler, Stefan offers his assistance to the unnerved werewolf. Bonnie has an unsettling encounter with Luka’s father, Jonas, and Jeremy comforts her....
Air Date: February 3, 2011 at 8:00 PM PST
Title: DescentRose's werewolf bite is starts to become more than just a flesh wound while Elena is caring for her. Damon is once again forced to face his feelings after Jules tells him the cure for Rose’s affliction. Although Caroline and Matt have a heart-to-heart talk regarding their relationship, Tyler has other plans for the blonde vampire. Read...
Air Date: January 27, 2011 at 12:00 AM PST
Title: By the Light of the MoonAs the full moon approaches, Caroline helps Tyler prepare for the transformation he is powerless to stop. While Stefan and Katherine play mind games on one another, Damon and Alaric are suspicious when a stranger named Jules (guest star Michaela McManus) shows up in Mystic Falls, searching for her missing friend, Mason....
Air Date: December 2, 2010 at 12:00 AM PST
Title: The Sacrifice
Air Date: December 2, 2010 at 12:00 AM PST
Elena decides to take matters into her own hands and offers a tempting incentive to Rose (guest star Lauren Cohan) for her help. When things take an unexpected turn, however, Rose calls on Damon to deal with the plan Elena has set in motion. Jeremy’s reckless attempt to help Bonnie retrieve the moonstone lands him in a...
Air Date: November 11, 2010 at 12:00 AM PST
Elena puts herself in a dangerous position as she searches for the truth about Katherine’s past and what her own future may hold. Knowing that Stefan would never agree to her plan, Elena swears Caroline to secrecy. Damon uses a new-found confidant to help him try to discover the real purpose and power of the moonstone. Jeremy and Bonnie...
Air Date: November 4, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Stefan and Damon come to Elena’s assistance and, in the process, learn surprising new information about people, vampires and events in the distant past. Jeremy helps Bonnie after she casts a difficult and exhausting spell, and Caroline does what she can to make things easier for Tyler. Finally, Stefan and Damon reach a new understanding. Read...
Air Date: October 28, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Stefan and Damon decide on a new plan to deal with Katherine at the Lockwood’s masquerade ball. Katherine calls on an old friend, Lucy (guest star Natashia Williams), to attend the ball with her. Bonnie, Jeremy, and Alaric all do what they can to help Stefan and Damon, but Katherine has a surprise planned that none of them could...
Title: Plan B
Air Date: October 21, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Despite Elena's efforts to keep Jeremy safe, he offers to help Damon and Alaric deal with Katherine. Sheriff Forbes and Caroline share a few rare moments of quality mother/daughter time. Bonnie accidentally discovers new information about Mason and shares it with Stefan, leading Damon to take matters into his own hands. Read the full recap...
Title: Kill or Be Killed
Air Date: October 7, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Tyler learns more about the Lockwood family curse from Mason. Stefan and Damon argue over how to handle Mason. Elena tries to keep Jeremy from becoming more involved with the Lockwood mystery, but Jeremy makes an effort to hang out with Tyler. Mason gives Sheriff Forbes some startling information, leading to a night of violence,...
Title: Memory Lane
Air Date: September 30, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Stefan takes drastic measures to find out the real reason Katherine has returned to Mystic Falls, and is shocked when she reveals new secrets about what really happened in 1864. Damon tries a new tactic to resolve his issues with Mason, but it proves costly. Tyler pushes Mason to tell him the truth about the Lockwoods. Finally, when...
Title: Bad Moon Rising
Air Date: September 23, 2010 at 8:00 PM PDT
Elena, Damon and Alaric take a road trip to Duke University and search through Isobel's research on folklore and paranormal phenomena to see if they can uncover any clues to the mystery surrounding the Lockwood family. Isobel's former student, Vanessa offers to guide them through the research and ends up getting quite an education...
Title: Brave New World
Air Date: September 16, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
When a confused and desperate Caroline leaves the hospital and joins her friends at the Mystic Falls Carnival, Damon wants to take immediate action, but Stefan and Elena come to Caroline's defense. Matt is completely mystified by Caroline's behavior, but still tries to tell her about his feelings for her. Damon has suspicions...
Title: The Return
Air Date: September 9, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Katherine has returned with a vegeance. Picking up on the same night as last season’s finale, Elena arrives home to a nightmare as she discovers Uncle John’s and Jeremy’s fate. At the hospital, Sheriff Forbes is comforted by Matt, Bonnie, and Damon while she waits to hear if Caroline will survive the car accident. After a confusing...
Title: Founder’s DayFounder's Day has finally arrived, and everyone is busy with last-minute preparations for floats and fireworks. Stefan is uncomfortable with Damon's new attitude toward Elena, but Elena is more concerned about repairing her relationship with Jeremy. Jeremy is worried about Anna, but not sure he's on board with her latest plan for the...
Air Date: May 14, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Air Date: May 6, 2010 at 8:00 PM PDT
Isobel surprises Alaric when she returns to town, and he’s not impressed with her demeanor. Although Elena has tons of questions when she finally meets her birth mother, Isobel refuses to answer them, but makes it clear that finding the mystery machine John Gilbert is searching for is her top priority. Stefan, Damon, and Bonnie help Elena deal...
Title: Blood BrothersAs Stefan tries to come to terms with his past, he and Damon reveal pieces of their history to Elena, including the truth about how they were turned into vampires. Pearl and Jonathan Gilbert have an an ugly confrontation. Damon and Alaric attempt to track down a mysterious invention before Johnathan can find it. Jeremy and Anna's...
Air Date: April 29, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: Miss Mystic FallsAt the Founder's Day Gala, Elena and Caroline compete in the "Miss Mystic Fall" contest. Elena is very happy to have Bonnie back but Bonnie’s still got some issues to work out. Meanwhile, John Gilbert tries unsuccessfully to intimidate Damon, and Damon discovers that Stefan is hiding a very dangerous secret.
Air Date: April 22, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: Under ControlStefan struggles to maintain control of his new circumstances, and Elena and Jeremy's uncle, John Gilbert, unexpectedly shows up in Mystic Falls. Alaric and Elena have an awkward conversation about Isobel. Stefan exhibits some unusual behavior at the Founder's Day event, and things turn ugly when Damon tries to find out why John...
Air Date: April 15, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: Let the Right OneStefan and Damon make a new enemy, which puts Stefan in a dangerous situation. Damon and Elena try to enlist Alaric's assistance in helping Stefan. Matt hopes that his mother may finally be back for good. Caroline's car breaks down during a storm, leading her to make a terrible discovery that shocks everyone in Mystic Falls.
Air Date: April 8, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: There Goes the NeighborhoodAnna visits Damon and brings along an unexpected guest. Elena and Stefan endure an awkward double date with Caroline and Matt, but Stefan and Matt start to bond after realizing they share some common ground (is it too soon to hope for a bromance?). Jenna reunites with her old friend Kelly, and Jeremy and Anna's...
Air Date: April 1, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: A Few Good MenMatt and Caroline are surprised when Matt's long-lost mother returns to Mystic Falls. Elena and Stefan are concerned about Damon's new positive attitude, and Alaric makes some surprising discoveries about his past life. Meanwhile, Stefan and Jenna help Elena search for information about her birth mother.
Air Date: March 25, 2010 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: Fool Me OnceStefan helps Elena and Bonnie out of a dangerous situation. Jeremy asks Anna to a party in the woods, unaware that she has her own reasons for wanting to meet him there. When Stefan, Damon and Elena work with Bonnie and Grams to open the tomb, everyone is shocked by what they discover.
Air Date: February 11, 2010 at 12:00 AM PST
Title: Children of the DamnedIn flashbacks, Stefan and Damon recall the long-ago actions taken by townspeople including their father, Guiseppe Salvatore, and Pearl, leading to the devastating events that caused the rift in their relationship. In the present, Bonnie's date with Ben takes a frightening turn when she discovers Ben is a vampire. Elena helps...
Air Date: February 4, 2010 at 12:00 AM PST
Title: UnpleasantvilleAs Stefan and Damon try to figure out the identity of the new vampire in town, Stefan gives Elena jewelry filled with Vervain to protect her family and friends. Hurting for money, Matt takes a job at the Mystic Grill, where former high school football-star Ben works as a bartender. Ben comes to Bonnie's aid when he notices Damon is...
Air Date: January 28, 2010 at 12:00 AM PST
Title: BloodlinesDamon takes a trip to Georgia, where he surprises an old flame, Bree and enlists her help to figure out how to open the tomb. In the process, Damon comes face to face with someone who is determined to make him pay for past wrongs. Karma’s a bitch, right D? Stefan opens up to Grams in his effort to help Bonnie overcome her fears and...
Air Date: January 21, 2010 at 12:00 AM PST
Title: The Turning PointAfter reading the journal left by one of the Gilbert ancestors, Jeremy is inspired to return to his hobby of sketching fantasy creatures, a talent he had abandoned when his parents died. Much to the surprise of their friends, Matt and Caroline continue to hang out together. When Sheriff Forbes tells Damon there has been another...
Air Date: November 19, 2009 at 12:00 AM PST
Title: History RepeatingJeremy gets a break from the mysterious new history teacher, Alaric Saltzman and introduces Alaric to Jenna — hello, love connection! Bonnie is having terrifying dreams about one of her ancestors. Despite Elena's efforts to smooth things over, Bonnie and Caroline continue to argue over the medallion. When the girls hold a séance...
Air Date: November 12, 2009 at 12:00 AM PST
Title: 162 CandlesStefan turns 162-years-old and remains the world’s older high school student. Arriving in time for the festivities is his old vampire friend Lexi. Meanwhile Elena keeps Stefan at arms length, but Lexi gives her some unsolicited relationship advice. Jeremy stops doing drugs and putting off homework after Damon alters his memory of...
Air Date: November 5, 2009 at 12:00 AM PST
Title: HauntedHalloween hits Mystic Falls! As Vicki's behavior becomes more dangerous, Stefan tries to help Vicki deal with her urge to feed. Meanwhile Elena tries to convince Jeremy to stay away from Vicki. Caroline gives Bonnie the necklace she took from Damon to wear with her Halloween costume, and when Damon tries to take it back, he is surprised by...
Air Date: October 29, 2009 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: Lost GirlsElena seeks answers from Stefan about all the bad things happening in Mystic Falls. Stefan reveals how the rivalry with his brother began through a series of flashbacks. Back in the present, Damon impulsively takes control of Vicki's future, and a confused and frightened Vicki runs away. Meanwhile, Sheriff Forbes and Mayor Lockwood take...
Air Date: October 15, 2009 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: You're Undead To MeStefan is hopeful that his plan to get rid of Damon is working. Elena and Jenna are concerned about Jeremy's relationship with Vicki. Stefan decides to finally reveal parts of his past to Elena. At a fund-raising car wash, Bonnie is surprised by supernatural abilities she didn't know she possessed, and seeks advice from her...
Air Date: October 8, 2009 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: Family TiesIt’s the town’s annual Founder’s Party and everyone’s trying to snag a date! Elena asks Stefan to escort her to the shindig. Vicki gets Tyler to ask her to the party, then accuses him of trying to hide their relationship from his family. Meanwhile, Zach reveals a useful family secret to Stefan. At the party, Damon tells Elena a story...
Air Date: October 1, 2009 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: Friday Night BitesElena continues to ignore Bonnie's warnings about the disturbing vibes she got from Stefan — not the smartest move considering B is psychic. Tyler tries to embarrass Stefan by throwing a football at him. But it backfires when Stefan effortlessly catches and passes the ball back, impressing everyone with his skill. Mr. Tanner...
Air Date: September 24, 2009 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: The Night of the CometMystic Falls begins the preparations to celebrate the passing of a comet. Vicki recuperates in the hospital from her injuries. Stefan uses his abilities to erase Vicki's attacker from her memory, but is interrupted by Matt. Jeremy continues to struggle at school and with his feelings for Vicki. At a parent/teacher...
Air Date: September 17, 2009 at 12:00 AM PDT
Title: PilotFour months after a tragic car accident killed their parents, 17-year-old Elena Gilbert and her 15-year-old brother, Jeremy are still adjusting to their new reality. Elena finds comfort with her best friend Bonnie. frenemy Caroline, and former boyfriend Matt. Meanwhile poor emo Jeremy is trying to figure out why Matt's sister, Vicki , is...
Air Date: September 10, 2009 at 12:00 AM PDT