The Vampire Diaries

There Goes the Neighborhood

Season 1, Ep 16, Aired 4/1/10
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  • Episode Description
  • Anna 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. Jenna reunites with her old friend Kelly, and Jeremy and Anna's relationship moves in a new direction.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Paul Wesley

    Stefan Salvatore

  • Michael Trevino

    Tyler Lockwood

  • Ian Somerhalder

    Damon Salvatore

  • Katerina Graham

    Bonnie Bennett

  • Nina Dobrev

    Elena Gilbert

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  • Fan Reviews (4)
  • What an amazing episode...

    By nairhart01, Apr 02, 2010

  • Season 1, Episode 16

    By TvFreak7, Dec 23, 2010

  • While Stefan and Elena are trying to normalize their relationship by double dating with Matt and Caroline, Damon is visited by Anna and her mother. The visit is not very pleasant and things are about to get extremely messy in Mystic Falls.

    By jyarter, Apr 09, 2010

  • Stefan and Damon starts to bond with more folks in Mystic falls, while Pearl and her vampire friends are planning something big. Jeremy encounters Anna again.

    By KazieKanizen, Apr 03, 2010

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Stefan: Damon hasn't said a word to me. Every time I try to talk to him he shuts me down. Elena: Do you think he's still trying to find Katherine? Stefan: I don't know. He waited a hundred and forty-five years, only to find out that Katherine could not care less. I mean, it's gotta hurt, right? Elena: And it couldn't have happened to a nicer guy.

    • Stefan: This is all kind of new to me. I usually keep to myself, I don't always fit in. Matt: That's because you're that guy. Stefan: What guy? Matt: The guy who seems like he has everything so the people who don't kind of run the other way. Stefan: Is that what I seem like? Matt: Pretty much. Stefan: Hmm. What a dick.

    • Stefan: Have you thought any more about what you're gonna do? Elena: About what? Isobel, my vampire birth mother, who's related to my vampire ancestor, Katherine, who screwed over your vampire brother? Nah. Haven't thought about it at all.

    • Elena: Have you ever even been on a double date before? Stefan: Oh, absolutely. Uh, '72. Hef and the twins. Elena: What? Stefan: Yeah. Playmates. I got Miss June.

    • Jeremy: Why didn't you...kill me? Anna: I don't know. Maybe I'm a sucker for guys like you. Jeremy: Like what? Anna: Lost. But why would you confront me about it? Why would you risk it? Jeremy: Because if it was true, maybe...I don't know. Maybe it's true about Vicki. And also because...I want you to turn me.

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    Notes (3)

    • Although credited, Katerina Graham (Bonnie), Michael Trevino (Tyler) and Matt Davis (Alaric) do not appear in this episode. This was the first episode where Alaric does not appear after Matt Davis became a regular in the opening credits.

    • Featured Music: "Better Than This" by Keane "CloudHead" by In-Flight Safety "The Ocean" by Tegan & Sara "Cross My Heart" by Marianas Trench "Perfect Day" by The Constellations "Crash/Land" by In-Flight Safety "Love Sick Mistake" by Erin McCarley "The Mess I Made" by Parachute

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: Thursday, April 1, 2010 on CTV
      Australia: Monday, April 5, 2010 on GO!
      Latin America: Thursday, April 15, 2010 on Warner Channel
      United Kingdom: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 on ITV2
      Sweden: Thursday, June 3, 2010 on TV6
      Norway: Thursday, September 30, 2010 on FEM
      Germany: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 on ProSieben
      Slovakia: Sunday, January 9, 2011 on Markiza
      Poland: Monday, April 4, 2011 on TVN
      Turkey: Saturday, May 21, 2011 on CNBC-e
      Czech Republic: Thursday, June 21, 2012 on TV Nova

    Allusions (1)

    • (Stefan, Caroline, Matt, and Elena walk into Stefan's house) Caroline: (referring to Damon and Matt's mother) Yeah. Uh, yeah, this is much better than watching Damon visit Cougar Town. This is a reference to the television series Cougar Town, which debuted in 2009, about an older divorced woman who begins dating younger men.

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