Zoe and Joel are frustrated by all the troubles with the remodeling job at their new house. Rose convinces Lavon to agree that BlueBell become sister cities with a town in France. George gets talked into helping Lemon with a business venture, but Wade has to play peacemaker to keep them from fighting. Brick sees an opportunity to become BlueBell’s Man of the Year, but he quickly learns that the competition will be tougher than he expected.moreless
Zoe discovers that Joel has hired some unreliable workers to help renovate their house, and when one gets injured on the job he threatens to sue. Lavon has been organizing BlueBell’s Renaissance Faire to keep himself occupied, but when he has trouble selling the tickets tickets, he decides to use Lemon’s two suitors as the main event. Wade is excited to celebrate his upcoming anniversary with Vivian, but her son has other ideas.moreless
On the island, Damon experiences a violent encounter with a vampire hunter named Vaughn and realizes he is one of The Five. Stefan reveals his feelings about becoming human again to Elena. The group learns a shocking new piece of information about the cure, which changes the situation for everyone. Jeremy helps Bonnie distinguish between reality and illusion, and Shane finds comfort with Caitlin, a woman from his past. Back in Mystic Falls, Caroline and Tyler realize that they'll need Klaus's help as they try to decode the marks on the Hunter's Sword, though Klaus has his own agenda for unlocking the mystery.moreless
Professor Shane leads a group to a remote island off the coast of Nova Scotia, where he believes they will find the secret of the cure. As the group hikes to the island's interior, the rivalry between Rebekah and Elena continues. As Stefan tries to keep the peace, and Damon accuses Shane of leading the group into a trap. Bonnie and Jeremy work to decipher the message of the Hunter's mark, while Shane reveals more about the legend of Silas and the witch Qetsiyah, along with details from his own past. Back in Mystic Falls, Tyler confronts Klaus, and Caroline finds herself in the middle of the ensuing violence.moreless
The team hunt a female fugitive, who may have been assisted by a prison volunteer.
Michael and Sara request Henry Pope's help in retrieving the information that could possibly exonerate Lincoln.
Mahone pins down an escapee.
Sucre discovers a new threat while hitchhiking to reunite with Maricruz.
T-Bag brings the Hollander family to his home.
Flashbacks shed light on the past actions that led to the incarceration of Lincoln, Sucre, T-Bag and C-Note. The basis of Michael's ingenious break-out plan is revealed. Dr. Tancredi recalls how she ended up in Fox River State Penitentiary.moreless
Veronica uncovers new information regarding Lincoln's case and decides she wants to work on the case full-time. When no one wants to help her, an attorney named Nick Savrinn offers his assistance and the two of them visit Lincoln.
Michael's new cellmate, Haywire, causes problems with the escape plans.