Charlies recovers from his beating. Hodiak hands Charmain a case when the head USC cheerleader and girlfriend to the Rams’ hotshot quarterback is found beaten outside a bar. After a brick is thrown through the window, Hodiak looks for the man who's been harassing Shafe's family. Ken admits to Grace that Charlie holds something over him that could ruin their lives. Shafe aids Sam in getting a message to his son.moreless
Sam's investigation into the murder of Cassius Thomas ratchets up tension with the Black Panthers. They won't help Sam unless he investigates the death of 15-year old Michael Younger. Walt shows up at Sam's place late at night. Emma goes missing which Grace blames on Sam. With both murder investigations at a dead end and Grace's accusations, Hodiak pours a drink and loses control - but Shafe comes to the rescue.moreless
Hodiak looks into the murder of Art Glader by scrutinizing his wife Lucille who runs a burlesque establishment. Manson hides Emma but, in the end with pressure from Grace, Hodiak finds her and brings her home.moreless
A drug dealer is murdered, and the prime suspect is Shafe's snitch. Meanwhile, Shafe and rookie Charmain Tully go undercover into the Manson family in a mission that comes with serious consequences.
Detective Sam Hodiak (David Duchovny) and undercover officer Brian Shafe (Grey Damon) begin their search for a missing teen girl in the premiere of this crime series about a lawman in the 1960s trying to hunt down cult leader Charles Manson.moreless
Hodiak and Shafe clash when they investigate the murder of an elderly woman. Meanwhile, Manson coerces Emma's father to introduce him to a music executive.
Hayley and Jackson's attempt to broker peace between vampires and werewolves is threatened by Finn's actions. Klaus and Marcel attempt to keep among the two factions. While Camille and Elijah bond, Elijah becomes worried about a missing Rebekah, who attempts to escape from a mystical prison for witches.moreless
With her impending death, 500-year-old Katherine reminisces about her life and the night she gave birth in 1490. Stefan informs Elena, Caroline and Bonnie that Katherine doesn't have long to live. Damon, Matt and Jeremy talk about Katherine's infamous moments. Stefan and Elena are forced to help Nadia save her mother. Caroline indulges in some scandalous behavior. Katherine and Elena share a moment of bonding.moreless
Davina loses control her powers and becomes violently ill and sends shockwaves, winds and rainstorms through the French Quarter. Elijah approaches the Sophie for answers and is informed that the Harvest Festival needs to be completed to save Davina. Hayle angers Elijah when she comes clean to about her role in Sophie's plan to complete the Harvest by consecrating Celeste dubois’s remains. Meanwhile Marcel takes Davina into hiding to prevent the Harvest ritual from being completed.
Camille gets her memories back thanks to Davina. Sophie asks Hayley for help to find Celeste's grave. Davina confronts Klaus, Elijah and Marcel about their betrayel.
Marcel is surprised when Klaus reveals him things about his past. Cami tries to understand what some messages she found mean and she finds out information about Klaus' past. The human factions decide to take action which lead to violence. Hayley learns of a plan to harm the werewolves in the bayou, so she asks for Elijah's and Rebekah's assistance. They run into Eve, another werewolf, who shares shocking information.moreless
Rebekah has a difficult decision to make and she addresses Father Kieran for help. Elijah and Klaus quarrel and Elijah needs to face the consequences of that. Hayley supports him, but she is distracted by someone who can can give her information about her past. Cami tries to depict a message. Marcel finds information about Klaus that upset him.moreless
After some surprising news Hayley is worried about herself and her baby. As the tension between them grows, Klaus and Elijah ask from Sabine to find Hayley. Klaus has a dangerous meeting at the bayou. At the same time Davina makes a surprising connection and Marcel makes an offer to Rebekah.moreless
Elena is excited to move into her dorm with Caroline at Whitmore College after spending a summer enjoying her relationship with Damon and making sure Jeremy is adjusting to his life. Elena and Caroline are surprised to see a student, Meghan, instead of Bonnie who is supposed to have been traveling all summer. Katherine pays a visit to Damon, asking him to protect her from her enemies now that she is human. Matt and Rebekah return from Europe where they have met Nadia. Elena is under the impression that something is wrong with Stefan and Silas appears at the "End of the Summer"party in the town square.moreless
Graduation has arrived and Mystic Falls is filled with ghosts that are planning to settle unfinished business and to fulfill their destinies. Damon is in grave danger when he meets a ghost, while Matt and Rebekah work together against a ghost that is trying to reach the cure. Everyone gathers up for Graduation when help comes from someone unexpected. At the same time Caroline gets a surprising graduation gift and Bonnie is very close at closing the veil. Elena makes a decision about the Salvatores and has a showdown with Katherine. Stefan makes a horrifying discovery about Silas.moreless
Damon and Stefan try out a new way to make Elena turn on her humanity. Caroline is frustrated when her attempt to intervene is not successful. When Elena understands what the brothers are up to, they ask the help of someone unexpected. Matt gives Rebekah advice on her life choices and she tries to help him back. Caroline has a dangerous and confusing meeting with Klaus and Katherine is suspicious when Bonnie proposes something that seems to benefit both of them.moreless
After making a decision that infuriates Klaus, Elijah presents Rebekah with challenge that could change her life. Caroline is upset to discover that Elena has ruined her plans for the perfect Senior Prom, so she turns to Klaus for help. Determined to get through to Elena, Damon and Stefan both attend the prom, but they quickly lose control of the evening. When Elena suddenly behaves in a violent and unexpected way, Matt seeks Rebekah's help. Finally, Bonnie uncovers some terrifying news, and Klaus receives a message that could change everything.moreless
Elena and Rebekah take off to track down Katherine and end up in a small town in Pennsylvania, where Elena has an unexpected run-in with Elijah. Stefan and Damon worry about Elena and try help her, but her behavior makes it clear that she doesn't want their help. Damon doesn't know how to react when Stefan reveals a startling new plan. Back in Mystic Falls, Caroline reluctantly agrees to help Klaus, who now recognizes Silas' powers.moreless
Damon understands that Elena needs to get away from Mystic Falls, so he takes her to New York, where he used to live and party back in the 1970s. When Rebekah shows up as well, she is impressed by Elena's secret plan. Flashbacks reveal Damon's wild lifestyle in the 70s underground club scene, along with an encounter with Lexi. Back in Mystic Falls, Caroline and Stefan try to convince Klaus that it would be best for him to help them location Silas, and Bonnie works to keep her hold on reality and determine the best course of action.moreless
Elena's recent behavior has everyone worried, and Damon and Stefan and Damon decide that returning to the normal high school routine would be best for Elena. Caroline is happy to learn that Elena wants to rejoin the cheerleading squad, but Elena's dangerous actions leave Caroline shocked. Damon and Rebekah continue to hunt for the cure, but Damon's unwanted advice surprises Rebekah. Klaus attempts to get some important information from Hayley and ends up making an intriguing discovery. Meanwhile, a Elena hosts a wild party and gets herself into an ugly fight.moreless
Stefan returns to Mystic Falls with Elena and Jeremy, and Caroline quickly starts to worry about Elena's state of mind. Stefan turns to Dr. Fell and Matt for help, while back on the island, Damon shares some sad news with Rebekah, and is surprised at her reaction. Damon and Rebekah uncover s surprising piece of news from Vaughn. The group is terrified when Bonnie shares the remaining part of Shane's plan. Elena is able to devise a plan of her own after Damon's efforts to help her.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
After Rebekah declines Klaus' demand to stop Kol and protect Jeremy, Klaus looks to Stefan for help. An angry Bonnie confronts her father Mayor Hopkins, about his unconventional methods to protect Mystic Falls from violence. After their disagreement, Bonnie has a frightening encounter with Kol, followed by a visit from an unexpected guest. Klaus adds to the tension between Stefan and Damon by revealing some information about Stefan's personal life, then surprises Damon by asking for some advice. Elena puts Stefan in a difficult spot after revealing her dangerous plan to save Jeremy. After Mayor Hopkins cancels the high school's 1980s Decade Dance, Stefan finds a charming way make the evening special for Rebekah.moreless
Klaus attempts to control Jeremy by threatening Matt's life, leaving Jeremy furious. Damon provides guidance to Jeremy as he prepares to face off against Klaus' new vampires, but they discover that Kol has beaten them to the task. Kol makes it obvious that he will not stop until everyone gives up the search for the cure. Rebekah, in search of a new ally, reminds Stefan that they were once close. Sheriff Forbes and Mayor Hopkins begin questioning Professor Shane about his role in the Founders' Council deaths. Bonnie starts to ask questions of her own, and Shane's answers push Bonnie to the edge of her powers. Elena makes a deal with Klaus to keep Jeremy safe but is forced to come up with her own plan after a new danger presents itself in the form of an unexpected enemy.moreless