Title: Family Ties
Air Date: October 1, 2009 at 12:00 AM PDT
It’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 about the Salvatore family's past, leaving Elena with questions that Stefan refuses to answer. Finally, Stefan takes action to get Damon out of his life for good.