Master con artist Frank Abagnale Jr. fools everyone into believing he’s a pilot, a doctor, and a — oh, this is about The Vampire Diaries episode? Never mind.
In Season 4, Episode 11, “Catch Me If You Can,” Klaus (Joseph Morgan) is still very interested in Jeremy’s (Steven R. McQueen) hunter progress. Being the impatient hybrid that he is, Klaus uses Matt (Zach Roerig) as bait to spur little Gilbert’s training. Good thing Damon (Ian Somerhalder) has been teaching the hunter new tricks.
Klaus has prepped a bunch of vampires for Jer to fight (and, presumably, kill), but Kol (Nathaniel Buzolic) pops up, extremely unsupportive of everyone’s “get the cure” cause. Meanwhile, Elena (Nina Dobrev) wants to keep her bro out of harm’s way, so she tries to strike a deal with the Original hybrid. A surprising new enemy makes her rethink the negotiation and come up with another plan. (Elena’s plans always work out, so we’re not worried.)
Parent-teacher conference! Sheriff Forbes (Marguerite MacIntyre) and Mayor Hopkins (Rick Worthy) want to know more about shady Professor Shane (David Alpay), thinking he may have something to do with the Founder’s Council explosion. (Still investigating that, Liz? Good for you.)
Bonnie (Kat Graham) is suddenly suspicious of the dude who’s been slipping her herbal refreshment for weeks and confronts Shane. Something crazy happens with her powers when he answers her questions.
Maybe Stefan (Paul Wesley) really does prefer blonds? First he was hanging with Caroline (Candice Accola), and now Rebekah (Claire Holt) wants to be his partner in crime.
So... what happened to April (Grace Phipps)?
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES — (8:00–9:00 p.m. ET)
“Catch Me If You Can” (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
A NEW DANGER — Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) is furious when Klaus (Joseph Morgan) tries to control him by putting Matt’s (Zach Roerig) life in danger. Damon (Ian Somerhalder) coaches Jeremy as he prepares to take on Klaus’ new vampires, but they find that Kol (guest star Nathaniel 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. Looking for a new ally, Rebekah (Claire Holt) reminds Stefan (Paul Wesley) that they were once close friends. When Sheriff Forbes (Marguerite MacIntyre) and Mayor Hopkins (guest star Rick Worthy) question Shane (guest star David Alpay) about his involvement in the Founders’ Council deaths, Bonnie (Kat Graham) steps in with questions of her own, and Shane’s responses push Bonnie to the edge of her powers. Elena (Nina Dobrev) negotiates with Klaus to keep Jeremy safe, but when danger suddenly appears from a totally unexpected enemy, Elena comes up with her own daring plan for Jeremy. John Dahl directed the episode written by Brian Young & Michael Narducci (#411).