The Vampire Diaries

The CW (ended 2017)




Episode Guide

    • Forever Yours
      Forever Yours
      Season 0 - Episode Special

      The Vampire Diaries: Forever Yours is an hour special airing before the series finale. It includes retrospective interviews with past and present cast members and executive producers Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson, along with unique moments from the past eight years and behind-the-scenes footage from the final season.

    • Graduation
      Season 4 - Episode 23

      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.

    • The Walking Dead
      Season 4 - Episode 22

      As Graduation approaches, Caroline tries to distract Elena with simple tasks, such as sending out announcements, but Elena won't give up her new obsession. Sheriff Forbes asks Stefan and Damon to help her, when someone starts attacking patients. Bonnie is trying to make Katherine help her and she won't give up on her plan to defeat Silas. A wind storm causes power outage on Mystic Falls and ghosts appear, some bearing good intentions and others wanting revenge.

    • She's Come Undone
      Season 4 - Episode 21

      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.

    • The New Deal
      Season 3 - Episode 10

      Because Stefan has hidden the coffins containing the bodies of Klaus' family, Klaus threatens violence to convince Damon and Elena that no one will be safe until he finds Stefan and gets his family back. Tyler continues to take advantage of his new hybrid powers, but he must also deal with unsettling consequences of his actions. After a terrifying incident, Elena and Alaric become concerned about Jeremy's attitude and his safety. Alaric meets Dr. Fell, who is intrigued with his impressive ability to heal. While trying to work out a deal with Klaus, Elena gives him some news that truly surprises him.

    • My Brother's Keeper
      Season 4 - Episode 7

      Caroline tries to support Stefan and Elena during a challenging time in their relationship, and Damon works to convince Stefan to help him discover Professor Shane's motives. Stefan, however, is busy executing a different plan with Klaus. At the annual Miss Mystic Falls Pageant, Elena and Caroline help April decide which dress to wear. Tyler and Hayley team upon a secret project, and Damon confronts Prof. Shane with his suspicions. Jeremy, becoming more concerned by the violent nightmares he's been experiencing, reaches out to Matt for help, but the situation quickly escalates.

    • We'll Always Have Bourbon Street
      Season 4 - Episode 8

      Stefan talks to Damon about a concern he has with Elena, and Damon has no option but to help Stefan try to get to the bottom of the issue. The brothers visit New Orleans, hoping to find anyone who remembers the events of their last visit in 1942, including Charlotte, a former love interest of Damon's. Elena, Caroline, and Bonnie organize a girls' night while Damon and Stefan are out of town, and Elena shares some surprising information. Hayley's convinces Tyler to confront one of Klaus' hybrids, Kimberly, but the confrontation quickly becomes violent. Finally, Damon must make a heartbreaking decision.

    • American Gothic
      Season 4 - Episode 18

      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.

    • Stand by Me
      Season 4 - Episode 15

      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.

    • Dangerous Liaisons
      Season 3 - Episode 14

      Damon and Stefan accompany Elena to a formal ball being hosted at Klaus's newly renovated mansion. Meanwhile, Caroline and Matt also receive invitations. While at the party, Elena discovers a plan that could lead to numerous deaths, and she must choose whom to trust with the information. Klaus shows a different side of himself to Caroline. As the evening ends in violence, it's Damon who must find a way to cope.

    • Into the Wild
      Season 4 - Episode 13

      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.

    • Memorial
      Season 4 - Episode 2

      Elena struggles to cope with the emotional swings as she becomes a vampire, and Stefan and Damon nearly come to blows while arguing about what is best for her. Damon comes up with his own plan to help Elena asks her to to reveal the plan to Stefan. A stranger, Connor Jordan, shows up in Mystic Falls and starts asking questions of Sheriff Forbes and Mayor Lockwood, and Stefan quickly decides that Connor must be a vampire hunter. Jeremy and Matt are surprised when April, a girl from their past, returns to town and enrolls at Mystic Falls High. At a town gathering, Elena nearly loses control, but Caroline steps in and comes to her rescue. Finally, Damon reveals his true feelings to an unexpected friend.

    • Heart of Darkness
      Season 3 - Episode 19

      Elena and Damon travel to Denver to check in on Jeremy and to see if his special abilities can help them track down the information they need about the ancient vampire bloodlines. When they arrive, they quickly realize that Jeremy has been hanging around a bad crowd. Meanwhile, Stefan and Klaus both go to extreme measures as they try to find the missing weapon. Caroline is ecstatic when Tyler returns to Mystic Falls, but he quickly starts to suspect that something has been going on between Caroline and Klaus. Matt stays busy trying to keep Rebecca focused on organizing the school's upcoming 1920s Decade Dance.

    • Because the Night
      Season 4 - Episode 17

      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.

    • The Killer
      Season 4 - Episode 5

      Stefan and Klaus join forces in a tense alliance to limit the danger that Connor has brought to Mystic Falls. Elena finds herself once again trapped between Stefan and Damon as they argue about how to rescue Jeremy, Matt, and April from Connor, who has taken them hostage at the Mystic Grill. The violence escalates when Klaus sends in one of his hybrids, Dean, to face Connor. Caroline is surprised when she sees Hayley at the Lockwood's house, and Professor Shane helps Bonnie move past her fear and guilt.

    • Bringing Out the Dead
      Season 3 - Episode 13

      Sheriff Forbes delivers some unsettling news to Alaric and Elena about the murder weapon used in a recent killing. In Damon and Stefan's ongoing mission to kill Klaus, Stefan turns to Bonnie and Abby for help, and Damon seeks out to an old acquaintance to help him put together an elaborate plan. With a plan of his own, Klaus hosts an unusual dinner party, where he reveals another story from his family's violent history, but a surprise visitor brings the party to an abrupt end. Meanwhile, Caroline's heart is broken when she is unable to prevent a tragedy.

    • O Come, All Ye Faithful
      Season 4 - Episode 9

      Mystic Falls holds a winter-theme party but chaos brews when Stefan and Caroline disagree with Tyler's plans for Klaus and the hybrids. Klaus makes a discovery that leads to violence. At the Gilbert lake house, Elena and Damon join with Bonnie and Professor Shane to help Jeremy conquer his inner demons. Professor Shane tells them a piece of ancient history that leaves them stunned.

    • The Originals
      Season 4 - Episode 20

      Klaus goes to New Orleans to investigate a mysterious piece of information about a plot against him. His research leads him to an old protege of his, Marcel, a vampire who is in control of both the humans and supernatural creatures of the city. Elijah is determined to help Klaus get his redemption, follows him and finds out that Hayley, who had visited the city searching for clues of her family, was captured by a powerful witch, Sophie. At the same time, in Mystic Falls, Damon and Stefan go on with their plan with Elena, and Katherine reveals a vulnerability to Rebekah and asks her to make a message delivery.

    • Our Town
      Season 3 - Episode 11

      Elena, Bonnie and Matt throw a surprise party for Caroline's 18th birthday. When Stefan and Damon can't agree on how to deal with Klaus, Stefan decides to test out his plan. Elena tells Bonnie that Jeremy's leaving town. Alaric runs into Dr. Fell at a Founder's meeting. Tyler is surprised when Klaus doesn't object at his refusal to go along with Klaus' latest demand.

    • After School Special
      Season 4 - Episode 10

      Rebekah appears without warning at Mystic Falls High and immediately forces Elena, Stefan, and Caroline to answer her questions about the search for a cure. In the process, Elena reveals a shocking piece of information. Bonnie's father, Rudy Owens, agrees to serve as Mystic Falls' interim mayor. He focuses on protecting Bonnie, who is uncomfortable with the role her father suddenly wants to play in her life. Professor Shane continues encouraging Bonnie to trust her powers, but he quickly finds himself in a life-threatening situation after revealing too much information to the wrong person. Later, Caroline tries to comfort Tyler after a violent situation. Meanwhile, at the lake house, Damon and Matt train Jeremy, trying to improve his abilities a vampire hunter, but Klaus is not satisfied with the rate of their progress and takes action to speed up the process.

    • A View to a Kill
      Season 4 - Episode 12

      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.

    • The Departed
      Season 3 - Episode 22

      Jeremy makes an important decision that will change everything as he tries to protect Elena. Facing the harsh reality of her present situation, Elena longs for simpler times when her parents, Grayson and Miranda, and Aunt Jenna were still alive and her only concern was her relationship with Matt. Damon and Stefan leave Mystic Falls together on a mission, but soon part ways when Elena needs help from one of them. Caroline and Tyler face a life-changing decision, and Bonnie makes a secret deal that has tragic consequences.

    • Pictures of You
      Season 4 - Episode 19

      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.

    • The Rager
      Season 4 - Episode 3

      Connor continues to investigate the secrets of Mystic Falls and tries to recruit Jeremy to help him. Damon and Klaus enlist Dr. Fell's help to question Connor, but the situation takes a deadly turn. Elena turns to Matt and Caroline for support as she tries to maintain some normalcy in her life and continue her senior year at Mystic Falls High. Elena struggles to control her anger when Rebekah show up at school, but she learns that confronting Rebekah can be extremely dangerous. Later, Rebekah is feeling lonely and reaches out to April. Stefan tries to show Elena that her life can still be fun by taking Elena on a wild motorcycle ride. Tyler receives a surprise visit from Hayley, a werewolf who helped him break his sire-bond to Klaus. Stefan turns to a Caroline for advice as he worries about Elena and his own emotions.

    • All My Children
      Season 3 - Episode 15

      Elena, already upset after learning of Damon's latest indiscretion, is frustrated when none of her friends agree with her on how to handle the Original family's power struggle. Bonnie and Abby, still entangled in the destiny of the Bennett witches, participate in a ritual to appease the spirits of nature. Elijah presents Damon and Stefan with a dangerous ultimatum that puts Elena's life in danger, forcing Damon and Stefan to seek help from Alaric and Meredith with a plan that leads them to a terrifying option.

    • Before Sunset
      Season 3 - Episode 21

      Klaus tries to carry out his plan to leave town with Elena, but meets resistance from an unexpected new enemy. Bonnie turns to Abby for help with a particularly difficult spell. As things spiral out of control, Elena is determined to make sure that Caroline is safe. Damon and Stefan turn to Tyler for help, and Bonnie and Jeremy take a dangerous risk to make sure that her spell is effective. Damon and Stefan have a surprisingly candid conversation about the future.

    • Yellow Ledbetter
      Season 6 - Episode 2

      Elena deals with the loss of Damon and turns to Alaric to help her move on with her life. Meanwhile, Enzo gets Caroline to help him find Damon and Bonnie; Jeremy spends time with a mysterious girl who recently arrived in Mystic Falls; and Damon and Bonnie reluctantly band together to uncover the mystery of where they are and how they are going to get back home.

    • Welcome to Paradise
      Season 6 - Episode 3

      Elena and Caroline meet at a swimming hole where Elena plans to introduce her to Liam, but things don't go quite as planned. Meanwhile, Tyler asks Liv for a favor; Stefan returns to Mystic Falls and notices a strange change in Elena; Jeremy makes a discovery about the anti-magic spell that could put Elena in danger; and Damon and Bonnie stumble upon clues that lead them to believe they are not alone.

    • Fool Me Once
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      Stefan helps Elena and Bonnie out of a dangerous situation. Jeremy asks Anna to a party in the woods, unaware that she has her own reasons for wanting to meet him there. When Stefan, Damon and Elena work with Bonnie and Grams to open the tomb, everyone is shocked by what they discover.moreless
    • We All Go a Little Mad Sometimes
      Season 4 - Episode 6

      Elena's hallucinations have returned and this time she makes a dangerous mistake. Alarming news about Elena causes Klaus to take charge of the problem. Professor Shane tells Damon and Bonnie about ancient witchcraft. Jeremy once again starts a new life. Elena confesses something personal to Stefan while Matt tells Damon some surprising information about Professor Shane.

    • 500 Years of Solitude
      Season 5 - Episode 11

      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.

    • Home
      Season 5 - Episode 22

      Season 5 ends with Damon trying to stop the disintegration of the Other Side. Meanwhile, Elena takes matters into her own hands and demands that Liv and Luke help her; and Markos uses violence against Tyler/Julian to prove that Mystic Falls is under the control of the Travelers.

    • Handle With Care
      Season 5 - Episode 6

      Silas promises to get something done in exchange for Damon's and Elena's assistance. Tessa announces her new plan to Stefan, only to realize Silas is ahead of her. Katherine tries to persuade Caroline to give her a place in their dormitory room. Bonnie is touched by Jeremy's attitude to her situation. Damon is surprised to find out what Tessa's plan is hiding.

    • The Night of the Comet
      Season 1 - Episode 2

      Mystic Falls begins the preparations to celebrate the passing of a comet. Vicki recuperates in the hospital from her injuries. Stefan uses his abilities to erase Vicki's attacker from her memory, but is interrupted by Matt. Mr. Tanner warns Aunt Jenna about Jeremy. Elena and Damon meet for the first time at the Salvatore house and his revelation on Stefan's past brings Elena closer to the truth. Damon finds his next victim in Caroline.

    • Growing Pains
      Season 4 - Episode 1

      Elena wakes up the morning after the accident to discover that her greatest fear has come true: she died with vampire blood in her system and must now decide whether to suffer through the terrible transition to become a vampire or face death. Stefan promises Elena that he and Bonnie will explore every possible solution to her predicament, but Damon is furious with Stefan for saving Matt instead of Elena. Bonnie faces extreme consequences after attempting to help Elena, and Damon focuses his frustration and anger on Matt. In a rare moment of empathy, Rebekah is touched by Stefan and Elena's love for one another. Pastor Young and the Town Council members start to round up the vampires and their supporters, but their efforts lead to a surprising tragedy.

    • True Lies
      Season 5 - Episode 2

      Damon does not tell Elena that his brother is missing, but he turns to Sheriff Forbes for help. Elena and Caroline are trying to figure out who is behind the murders in the campus and Jesse gives Elena information about professor Wes Maxfield. Jeremy is still trying to cope with his new life and the only one who can communicate with Bonnie, but he cannot convince her that they should tell people. Damon asks Matt to keep Katherine out of sight when he finds out that Silas is looking for her, but things get out of control. Nadia uses violence to make her point.

    • I Alone
      Season 6 - Episode 9

      Damon gets into trouble when he carries out a plan that requires Alaric's unwilling participation; Elena is surprised by Jeremy's reaction when she shares hopeful news about Bonnie; Matt takes matters into his own hands when Enzo's actions cross the line; Kai continues to be a dangerous threat.

    • Lost Girls
      Season 1 - Episode 6

      Elena seeks answers from Stefan about all the bad things happening in Mystic Falls. Stefan reveals how the rivalry with his brother began through a series of flashbacks. Damon controls Vicki's future. Meanwhile, Sheriff Forbes and Mayor Lockwood try to protect their town.

    • Plan B
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      Jeremy offers to help Alaric and Damon deal with Katherine, despite Elena's concerns about Jeremy's safety. Caroline and her mother share some rare quality time together. When Bonnie learns some new information about Mason, she decides to share it with Stefan, which leads to Damon taking action on his own.
    • Homecoming
      Season 3 - Episode 9

      Elena is uneasy and confused after Rebekah tells her why the night of the Homecoming dance is so significant. Tyler's actions during the evening leave Matt and Caroline shaken. Things turn bizarre when Klaus decides to activate his latest plan and, while trying to outsmart him, Damon forms a risky liaison which gives rise to a horrifying unforeseen development.

    • Dead Man on Campus
      Season 5 - Episode 8

      Elena and Caroline decide to throw a party, but they are interrupted when Jesse requests Caroline's help. Damon gets information from Wes when Elena asks him to. At the party Elena finds out she is a lot like Aaron and Caroline is more and more concerned about Jesse. Katherine does a favor to Matt and helps Stefan coping with the events of the summer. Bonnie tries to deal with how things currently are and Damon makes a discovery about the secret society.

    • The House Guest
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      Even though Elena, Damon, and Stefan are tired of Katherine's constant mind games, they realize that Katherine's knowledge of Mystic Falls history will help them survive. Caroline finds a new way to get Matt's attention after feeling frustrated with their relationship. Alaric reveals some shocking information to Jenna, and Katherine makes a different kind of confession to Damon. Stefan and Bonnie try to convince Jonas and Luka that they should all be working together, but Jonas' lack of trust leads to a violent and intense confrontation.moreless
    • The Sacrifice
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      Elena comes up with her own plan to deal with her situation and offers Rose a tempting incentive for her help. When Rose discovers Elena's true intentions, she calls on Damon for help. Tyler shows Caroline the Lockwood's cellar, where she makes a terrifying discovery. Jeremy and Bonnie attempt to retrieve the moonstone from Katherine, but Stefan ends up in danger when things don't go as planned. Bonnie and Luka also become closer.moreless
    • Promised Land
      Season 5 - Episode 21

      Stefan and Elena become stranded in a remote location, after escaping from Markos, and he gets philosophical about her relationship with Damon. Liv and Luke develop a new plan after their attempt to protect Stefan and Elena goes awry. Meanwhile, Damon, along with Matt and Jeremy, sets a trap for Markos. Bonnie admits to Caroline that she's been keeping the truth about the Other Side from everyone. Caroline witnesses an unthinkable act of violence by one of the Travelers.

    • 10/30/14

      Elena invites Liam to attend a party at the corn maze; Caroline helps Stefan clean up a mess created by Enzo; Alaric and Jo try to save lives after a devastating accident; Tyler is put in a dangerous position when his werewolf curse is put to the test; Damon and Bonnie make an important discovery that affects their quest to get back home.

    • 11/6/14

      Alaric realizes Jo can't be compelled, so he asks Elena to dig into her background. Meanwhile, Caroline learns Enzo has been captured by Tripp and tries to rescue him; Jeremy hits rock bottom and lashes out in a destructive way; and Damon takes matters into his own hands when he receives some upsetting news.

    • The Murder of One
      Season 3 - Episode 18

      Damon and Stefan work on a new mission with the hope of bringing down Klaus, and they enlist the help of Caroline, Matt, and Elena. Bonnie is forced to help Klaus with a spell after he threatens someone important to her. Meanwhile, Klaus and Rebekah find a way to convince Finn to help them, but Rebekah is focused on her own plan to exact revenge on Damon. Stefan's emotions lead to a dangerous confrontation with Klaus and, later, to a heartbreaking moment with Elena.

    • Do Not Go Gentle
      Season 3 - Episode 20

      Alaric receives guidance from someone unexpected as he navigates his dangerous new path, while Damon and Meredith try to determine the best course of action. At the school's 1920s Decade Dance, Bonnie invites Jamie to the 1920s Decade Dance, and Caroline convinces Elena to ask Stefan to join her. Caroline is pleased to see Tyler show up at the dance and try to sweep her off her feet, but Klaus does everything he can to come between them. Things take a dangerous turn at the dance, and Stefan and Damon turn to Jeremy, Matt, and Bonnie to help reverse a spell that threatens everyone.

    • Catch Me If You Can
      Season 4 - Episode 11

      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.

    • 162 Candles
      Season 1 - Episode 8

      On his birthday, Stefan is surprised by a visit from Lexi, one of his oldest friends. Elena keeps Stefan at arms length, but Lexi gives her some unsolicited relationship advice. At Damon's command, Caroline tries to get his medallion back from Bonnie. Damon makes a kill that angers Stefan. FInally Bonnie reveals the truth to Elena that she is a witch.

    • You're Undead To Me
      Season 1 - Episode 5

      Elena and Jenna have a problem with Jeremy's relationship with Vicki. Stefan comes clean about his past to Elena. At a fund-raiser, Bonnie is taken aback by how advanced her powers are, and turns to her grandmother for guidance. Elena uncovers some news about the Salvatore family.

    • Ghost World
      Season 3 - Episode 7

      As the town prepares to celebrate the traditional Illumination Night, spirits of the dead invade Mystic Falls. After a brutal attack by an angry spirit, Damon asks Bonnie to determine the source of the ghosts' surprising power. Elena talks Jeremy into using his connection to the other side to help her explore new ways to reach Stefan, but Jeremy makes a terrible decision. Meanwhile, Alaric discovers a long-hidden clue that gives him new insight about the past.

    • Original Sin
      Season 5 - Episode 3

      Katherine and Elena convince Damon to help them find Stefan, after they both have the same dream about him being in danger. A mysterious woman called Tessa messes with their plans, reveals things from the past as well as some disturbing news for Damon's future. Meanwhile, Silas reveals the reason he is after Katherine, a search that puts Matt's life in danger and Damon and Elena have to face new facts.

    • Man on Fire
      Season 5 - Episode 19

      Elena obsesses over the state of her relationship with Damon. Enzo, through flashbacks to election night in 1960, learns what happened to his long-lost love. When he enlists Liv and Luke's help, things take a bad turn. Damon's attempts to calm Enzo down results in a confrontation between Enzo and Stefan. Bonnie deal with changes happening on the Other Side. Jeremy and Matt admit to Damon that the Traveler knife is missing. Markos enlists Sloan's help in a ritual designed to break an ancient curse against the Travelers. Tyler finds himself forced to play a risky part in the ritual.

    • The Five
      Season 4 - Episode 4

      Elena, Bonnie and Damon head to Whitmore College. Bonnie visits with Professor Shane who took over the classes her grandmother used to teach while Damon teaches Elena how to choose a victim. Stefan questions Klaus about Connor but he insists that Stefan get Rebekah to forgive him before he gives any answers. Klaus tells how in the 12th century he encountered a powerful group of vampire hunters and how Rebekah learned their secrets after she fell in love with one.

    • Masquerade
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      Damon and Stefan devise a new plan to deal with Katherine at the Lockwood's masquerade ball. Katherine asks her friend, Lucy, to join her at the ball. Bonnie, Alaric, and Jeremy do their best to help Stefan and Damon with their plan, but Katherine has a surprise that none of them expected. The evening takes a bad turn when Tyler and Matt start doing shots with their friends.moreless
    • The Ties That Bind
      Season 3 - Episode 12

      Bonnie believes her dreams she's been having about Klaus's coffins will help her figure out how he can be killed. The recurring dreams also lead Bonnie to a reunion with her mother, Abby, whom Bonnie hasn't seen for 15 years. When they visit Abby's farmhouse, Bonnie and Elena meet Jamie, a young man Abby took in years earlier. Though Bonnie's sudden appearance catches Abby off-guard, she does her best to explain the past. Tyler turns to an unexpected ally as he works to regain his free will. Damon is intrigued by Dr. Fell, and Klaus and Stefan continue their violent negotiations over control of the coffins containing Klaus's family members.

    • Bad Moon Rising
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      Elena, Damon, and Alaric travel to Duke University to study Isobel's research on folklore and paranormal phenomena, hoping to find some clues to the mystery surrounding the Lockwoods. Vanessa, a former student of Isobel's, helps them sort through the research and ends up learning more than she had anticipated. Stefan encounters a terrifying new danger in the woods, and Tyler uncovers a shocking discovery about his uncle Mason.moreless
    • Pilot
      Season 1 - Episode 1

      Elena Gilbert and her brother Jeremy come to terms with the death of their parents. Elena is popular amongst her peers and the perfect straight A student, but has difficulties hiding her grief from the world. Meanwhile, Jeremy treads on a dangerous path of using drugs to ease his pain. The arrival of new student Stefan Salvatore, however, makes Elena think about romantic possibilities.

    • Miss Mystic Falls
      Season 1 - Episode 19

      At the Founder's Day Gala, Elena and Caroline compete in the "Miss Mystic Fall" contest. Elena is very happy to have Bonnie back but Bonnie still has some issues to work. Meanwhile, John Gilbert tries unsuccessfully to intimidate Damon, and Damon discovers that Stefan is hiding a very dangerous secret.

    • Death and the Maiden
      Season 5 - Episode 7

      Damon and Elena try to describe Amara's situation to Stefan. While Katherine gets disturbing news from Dr. Wes, Nadia is searching for her in Caroline's dorm. Jeremy's and Bonnie's discussion with Amara makes them hope. When Silas does not keep a promise, Damon turns to Tessa for assistance. Stefan makes a confession to Damon and Elena.

    • Do You Remember the First Time?
      Season 6 - Episode 7

      Elena's past comes back to haunt her; Jo opens up to Alaric about her tragic past; Stefan, Matt and Enzo resort to extreme measures when Tripp withholds information about his vampire-killing operation; Sheriff Forbes gets caught in the middle of a dangerous plan; Tyler and Liv grow closer; and Damon stumbles upon a startling clue that renews his hope.

    • Stay
      Season 6 - Episode 14

      Jeremy reminisces with Elena on his last day in Mystic Falls; Stefan and Caroline grow closer when they prepare Caroline's family cabin for her mother to live out her final days; Sheriff Forbes turns to Damon to help solve one of her remaining open cases involving Elena's parents; Enzo lures Matt and Sarah into a dangerous plan.

    • The Day I Tried to Live
      Season 6 - Episode 13

      Elena becomes determined to celebrate Bonnie's birthday and tries to send her a message, but the situation turns dire when she makes an unsettling discovery. Meanwhile, Enzo enlists Matt's help to interfere in the life of Stefan's great-niece; Stefan keeps a close watch on Caroline when she unconventionally attempts to cope with everything going on around her; and Jeremy contemplates leaving Mystic Falls for good.

    • Down The Rabbit Hole
      Season 4 - Episode 14

      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.

    • The End of the Affair
      Season 3 - Episode 3

      While in Chicago with Klaus, Stefan runs into a vampire from his past, someone still interested in him after decades. In a flashback to 1920s Chicago, Stefan recalls a troubling chapter in his life. Following a tip, Damon and Elena follow the trail of Stefan and Klaus. Wondering what's happened to Caroline, Tyler asks Sheriff Forbes for help.

    • By the Light of the Moon
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      With a full moon approaching, Caroline helps Tyler prepare for his inevitable transformation. Stefan and Katherine play mind games on each other, and Damon and Alaric become suspicious when a mysterious visitor named Jules shows up in Mystic Falls, looking for her missing friend, Mason. Elena is frustrated at Jeremy and her friends' excessive efforts to protect her. Bonnie and Luca team up to work on a spell, though both continue to keep secrets from each other. Finally, Elijah makes an unexpected appearance with an offer that could change everything.moreless
    • I'll Remember
      Season 6 - Episode 1

      Season 6 begins with Elena returning to Whitmore College for the start of sophomore year. Meanwhile, Caroline becomes desperate to reverse the anti-magic spell the Travelers put over Mystic Falls; Tyler has a run-in at a football tailgate; Matt worries that Jeremy is dealing with the loss of Bonnie in a self-destructive way; Alaric struggles to adjust to his new life as a vampire; and Elena learns the truth about what Stefan has really been up to.

    • Ordinary People
      Season 3 - Episode 8

      Elena and Bonnie help Alaric in his effort to decipher the meaning behind his recent discovery. Elena and Rebekah find themselves in a mean-girl power struggle until Rebekah finally reveals some of her family's ancient secrets and her violent past with Klaus and Elijah. Still trying to make a breakthrough with Stefan, Damon tries a reckless new approach, and they're both surprised by an unlikely ally.

    • Let Her Go
      Season 6 - Episode 15

      Caroline must deal with the situation regarding her mother as reality sets in. Elena notices a strange change in Caroline's behavior. Alaric is suspicious when Kai turns to Jo for help. Bonnie is placed in a new situation. Matt and Tyler think about making a major life change. Damon offer coping advice to Caroline and revisits painful memories about his own mother.

    • The Return
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Elena returns home and is horrified to learn what has happened to Jeremy and Uncle John. Bonnie, Matt, and Damon wait at the hospital with Sheriff Forbes, who is anxious to hear whether Caroline will survive the car accident. Elena and Damon share a confusing conversation about the evening's events, and Damon realizes that Katherine has returned. He and Stefan set out to learn why Katherine came back and whether she poses a threat to Mystic Falls. Tyler's uncle, Mason, arrives to console his family members, who are still grieving after the mayor's death.moreless
    • Know Thy Enemy
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      Elena and Alaric are upset with John after Isobel's unexpected arrival devastates Jenna. Damon, Jeremy, and Bonnie search for the spell they'll need to harness the power of Bonnie's ancestors. Caroline, heartbroken, doesn't know how to handle the situation with Matt. Damon and Stefan realize they have a new secret weapon.moreless
    • Children of the Damned
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      In flashbacks, Stefan and Damon recall the long-ago actions taken by townspeople including their father, Guiseppe Salvatore, and Pearl, leading to the devastating events that caused the rift in their relationship. In the present, Bonnie's date with Ben takes a frightening turn. Elena helps Stefan as he and Damon race to find the missing journal that belonged to Elena's ancestor. Stefan learns the reason behind Alaric's interest in both the journal and the town's history. Damon discovers that an old acquaintance has returned to town with an agenda he understands.moreless
    • Haunted
      Season 1 - Episode 7

      Stefan tries to save Vicki from herself. Damon tries to take his necklace back from Bonnie, he is shocked by Bonnie's powers. Bonnie discovers more about her family's history. Matt takes Vicki to a haunted house.

    • The Descent
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      Elena has a new plan for the future, but Stefan has his own thoughts about how she should handle the situation. Damon tries to get the truth out of Jules and asks Elena to watch Rose, but things quickly become dangerous. Matt and Caroline try to be honest about how they feel about each other, and Caroline is surprised to see how Tyler reacts to her generosity. Damon finds it difficult to hide his true feelings when a life-and-death situation impacts him more than he expected.moreless
    • I Know What You Did Last Summer
      Season 5 - Episode 1

      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.

    • Bring It On
      Season 4 - Episode 16

      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.

    • The Downward Spiral
      Season 6 - Episode 16

      Caroline gives her friends an unexpected ultimatum. Stefan tries to intervene and sets off a dangerous chain of events. Meanwhile, Damon learns some devastating news about his mother; Enzo becomes intrigued by Sarah Salvatore; and Bonnie begins to struggle with the effects of being back in the real world.

    • 1912
      Season 3 - Episode 16

      The murders in Mystic Falls get Damon thinking back to a similar crime spree one hundred years ago. Through flashbacks to 1912, Damon remembers a beautiful vampire named Sage who opened him up to a whole new way of life. Sheriff Forbes warns Damon not to get involved in the murder investigation, but Damon is convinced she's pursuing the wrong suspect. In their effort to prove that Dr. Fell is the murderer, Elena and Matt resort to breaking and entering as they search evidence. For reasons that only Rebekah understands, she starts asking questions about the location of one of Mystic Falls' oldest landmarks. Elena comes to a new realization about the direction her life has taken, and Damon makes an emotional confession to Stefan.

    • Rescue Me
      Season 5 - Episode 17

      Caroline and Enzo make a trip to Atlanta to find a recently revealed doppleganger. Enzo tells Caroline about his past. When Damon and Elena find out about Jeremy's bad behavior at school after a parent-teacher meeting, Damon lets Elena in on some disturbing news about Jeremy's personal life. Bonnie come across Luke and finds out more about his family history. Jeremy makes a deal with Liv after she tells him about the Travelers' next move and shows him how substantial her power has become. Caroline and Stefan share a special moment. The leader of the Travelers, Markos, makes an appearance.

    • Kill Or Be Killed
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      While Stefan and Damon argue over how to handle the Lockwoods, Tyler learns more about his Uncle Mason and the family curse. Despite Elena's wishes, Jeremy gets closer to the Lockwood mystery by hanging out with Tyler. Sheriff Forbes receives some shocking information from Mason, leading to a chaotic night.
    • Monster's Ball
      Season 5 - Episode 5

      Elena is very touched by a student called Aaron. She and Damon attend the Whitmore Historical Ball as Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII. Dr. Maxfield shares some disturbing information with Elena. Caroline is heartbroken. Nadia reveals her story to Katherine and Damon tries to make a deal with Silas, but things get out of control.

    • Prayer for the Dying
      Season 6 - Episode 12

      Liv and Luke try to convince their father to let Jo and Kai take their place in the merge ceremony. Meanwhile, Caroline's plan to cure her mother takes a devastating turn; and Damon's risky plan sends things spiraling out of control just before the merge.

    • I'm Thinking of You All the While
      Season 6 - Episode 22

      Season 6 ends with Elena in jeopardy when an uninvited guest arrives. Meanwhile, Bonnie takes matters in her own hands when she is put on the receiving end of a twisted plan; Damon is faced with the most difficult decision of his life; and Stefan realizes the lengths to which his mother will go to reunite with her "family".

    • I Carry Your Heart With Me
      Season 7 - Episode 4

      An unexpected turn of events leaves Damon scrambling for a plan B. Stefan and Caroline are forced to spend the night distracting Mary Louise and Nora when Damon's actions gain the attention of the girls. Enzo sets off on a mission to find out what Valerie is hiding when he suspects she's up to something. A plan set by Alaric and Bonnie leaves their worlds turned upside down.

    • Family Ties
      Season 1 - Episode 4

      Elena and Stefan go to the town's annual Founder's Party. Vicki wants Tyler to take her to the party. Damon tells Elena about the history of the Salvatores. Stefan tries to cut Damon out of his life.

    • Bloodlines
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Damon travels to Georgia, where he goes to visit, Bree a former lover to help him open the tomb. To make things even more interesting Damon has to face someone from the past seeking vengence. Stefan tries to help Bonnie overcome her fears and accept her powers. Jeremy meets a girl named Anna who has her own theories on the mysteries behind Mystic Falls.moreless
    • 5/7/15

      Alaric and Jo's wedding day arrives with lots of last minute preparations. Meanwhile, Stefan takes Damon on a road trip to give him some perspective on his future with Elena; Caroline starts making amends for her rampage; and Bonnie believes Lily is coming for her and enlists Matt's help to take her down.

    • History Repeating
      Season 1 - Episode 9

      Stefan learns the reason Damon returned to Mystic Falls - Jeremy gets a break from the mysterious new history teacher, Alaric Saltzman and introduces Alaric to Jenna. Bonnie is having terrifying dreams about one of her ancestors. Despite Elena's efforts to smooth things over, Bonnie and Caroline continue to argue over the medallion. When the girls hold a séance to help them decide what to do, the results are stranger than any of them expected. Matt comes to Caroline's aid when she needs a friend. Damon finally reveals to Stefan the stunning reason he has returned to Mystic Falls.

    • Because
      Season 6 - Episode 19

      Damon struggles with whether to tell Elena about the cure and talks to her about what life would be like if they weren't vampires. Meanwhile, Bonnie discovers Damon betrayed her trust; and Enzo learns the truth about the day he was turned into a vampire.

    • Friday Night Bites
      Season 1 - Episode 3

      Bonnie warns Elena about Stefan. Tyler attempts to humiliate Stefan but it backfires as Stefan catches and passes the ball back, winning everyone over. Damon and Caroline gate crash any plans Elena had for Stefan and Bonnie to get along.

    • The Cell
      Season 5 - Episode 9

      Stefan helps Katherine in order to deal with his pain until Caroline finds another way. Elena tries to fix things with Caroline and gets very concerned about Damon that she asks Aaron for help. Damon reveals aspects of his dark life to Elena and she tells him what she has just learnt about her family. Aaron takes a desperate path after a conversation with Dr. Wes.

    • 10/8/15

      Season 7 begins with Damon being forced to navigate his new reality without Elena. Meanwhile, Stefan waits for Caroline to sort out her emotions and tries to protect the town from Lily and her family of Heretics, who are wreaking havoc in Mystic Falls. Elsewhere, Enzo struggles to find his place in Lily's new life; and Matt teams up with Stefan and Caroline to put a stop to the Heretics.

    • The Birthday
      Season 3 - Episode 1

      Elena's celebrating her 18th birthday, but she and Damon are focused on looking for clues to help discover where Stefan went. Klaus and Stefan follow the trail of a werewolf, and Jeremy can't understand why he keeps seeing the ghosts of Vicki and Anna. Caroline and Tyler face an unexpected challenge.

    • The Dinner Party
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      Stefan tells Elena about a dark time from his past and the unexpected person who changed everything for him. Jonas gets the truth out of Luka and makes his feelings clear to Bonnie and Jeremy. Damon schedules a dinner party with Alaric, Jenna, and Andie in attempt to catch Elijah off-guard, but some last-minute information disrupts Damon's plan.moreless
    • Daddy Issues
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Elena, Damon, and Jenna are surprised when Johnathan Gilbert returns to Mystic Falls. Caroline tells Stefan about her conversation with Tyler, and Stefan tries to help a confused Tyler. Jeremy consoles Bonnie after her upsetting conversation with Jonas. A violent situation breaks out after Jules takes a hostage.
    • Fade Into You
      Season 6 - Episode 8

      Caroline and Elena host Friendsgiving at the dorm and receive news about the Gemini Coven; Tyler tries to help Liv after she and Luke reveal some disturbing information about their witch lineage and the impending plans their coven has for them; Jo reveals some painful details about her past; and Kai makes a dangerous discovery that brings him one step closer to his release.

    • Brave New World
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Caroline, feeling confused and desperate, joins her friends at the Mystic Falls Carnival after being released from the hospital. Damon wants to take immediate action, but Stefan and Elena offer Caroline their support. Matt tries to tell Caroline how he feels about her despite being confused about her behavior. Damon starts to suspect Mason Lockwood and tries to use Tyler's short temper to get Mason to reveal his secret. Bonnie takes her frustrations out on Damon as she becomes frustrated with everything going on around her.moreless
    • Girl Gone
      Season 5 - Episode 15

      Even as Nadia is going back over the memories of her centuries long search for Katherine, Stefan, Caroline and Matt figure out a new plan to save Elena's life. Jeremy and Bonnie need Liv's help again. Damon is determined to get revenge on Dr. Maxfield. Caroline and Tyler work out a new understanding. Bonnie discovers a horrifying secret that endangers her friends.

    • A Bird in a Gilded Cage
      Season 6 - Episode 17

      Damon and Elena embark on a plan to rescue Damon's mother who is trapped in a 1903 prison world. Meanwhile, Caroline's plan for Stefan backfires; Enzo and Alaric's attempt to reel Caroline back in doesn't go as planned; and Bonnie's unexpected gift shakes up Damon.

    • Live Through This
      Season 7 - Episode 5

      Damon decides to change his ways and, moving forward, will do right by Elena. As Lily prepares for an appearance of a special person from her past, Enzo isn't sure what to expect. Upon the advice of Caroline, Stephan meets with Valerie and learns details about her past. Enzo and Bonnie are at odds when they must fend off a violent threat. Bonnie is forced to confront Alaric when she learns disturbing information about the Phoenix stone.

    • Disturbing Behavior
      Season 3 - Episode 4

      Klaus contacts Chicago witch Gloria to help him find the reasons why his plan isn't working as he expected. Gloria, though able to see glimpses of the puzzle, needs Stefan's help to piece it all together. Damon is pushed to his limits by a new enemy in Mystic Falls with far reaching effects. Even while helping Elena confront her feelings, Caroline tries to cope with her own emotions. Jeremy is left extremely confused after a dramatic and important discovery with one of his ghosts. But it's an unexpected meeting involving Bonnie that will touch everyone's lives.

    • Break On Through
      Season 3 - Episode 17

      Back in present day Mystic Falls, Damon reunites with Sage a century after their first meeting. During the kick off ceremony for the restoration of Wickery Bridge, Damon is surprised to discover the reason Sage has returned. Meanwhile, Abby is having trouble coping with her new reality, even with Caroline and Bonnie doing their best to aid her transition.

    • Smells Like Teen Spirit
      Season 3 - Episode 6

      On the first day of their senior year, Elena, Matt, Bonnie, and Caroline are still dealing with the recent events, yet Tyler seems to be enjoying his new reality a little too much. Damon is frustrated by the new guest in his house, and everyone is caught off guard when a new student joins Alaric's history class. Matt looks to Bonnie for help after realizing that he made a big mistake. Meanwhile, Stefan continues to follow Klaus's orders and carry out his latest assignment.

    • Let the Right One In
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      Stefan and Damon make a new enemy, which puts Stefan in a dangerous situation. Damon and Elena try to enlist Alaric's assistance in helping Stefan. Matt hopes that his mother may finally be back for good. Caroline's car breaks down during a storm, leading her to make a terrible discovery that shocks everyone in Mystic Falls.moreless
    • Blood Brothers
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      As Stefan tries to come to terms with his past, he and Damon reveal pieces of their history to Elena, including the truth about how they were turned into vampires. Pearl and Jonathan Gilbert have an an ugly confrontation. Damon and Alaric attempt to track down a mysterious invention before Johnathan can find it. Jeremy and Anna's relationship continues to grow.moreless
    • Mommie Dearest
      Season 7 - Episode 7

      Stefan and Damon confront their mother with painful memories from their childhood, but Lily reveals a dark secret she's been harboring for over 160 years. The revelation leaves her sons questioning everything they've ever known about their family. Meanwhile, Enzo challenges Julian to a duel; Matt becomes entrenched in a deepening mystery involving the residents of Mystic Falls; and Valerie reveals some life-changing news to Caroline.

    • Resident Evil
      Season 5 - Episode 18

      Stefan and Elena experience unsettling dreams of the life they might have had together. Bonnie has a disturbing encounter with Grams. Enzo searches for a woman he loved decades ago. Bonnie is angry when she learns that Jeremy is working with Liv. Matt, Tyler and Jeremy help Liv keep track of the Travelers who plan to take over Mystic Falls. Matt has a terrifying encounter with inhabitants of the Other Side. Luke shows up and tells Damon, Elena and Enzo what he knows about Markos. Damon finds Markos and is both pleased and concerned about what he hears.

    • Woke Up With a Monster
      Season 6 - Episode 11

      Kai holds Elena captive while he learns to control his newly acquired magic; Liv and Alaric prepare Jo for the impending merge ceremony with Kai; Caroline travels with Stefan to North Carolina in search of a cure for her mother's cancer; Enzo demands to know what Stefan is hiding.

    • I'd Leave My Happy Home for You
      Season 6 - Episode 20

      Alaric and Jo reluctantly participate in their bachelor and bachelorette parties. Meanwhile, Elena turns to Bonnie and Jo for advice over Damon's impulsive offer; Enzo asks Stefan to help Lily who is on a dangerous downward spiral; and Matt gets fed up with the supernatural threats that plague the town and takes his frustration out on Tyler.

    • The Reckoning
      Season 3 - Episode 5

      Elena, Bonnie, Matt and Tyler decide to oblige Caroline when she urges them to celebrate Senior Prank Night, but uninvited guests make for a deadly evening. Damon convinces Jeremy that his connection to the other side may be the way to defeat Klaus. Klaus uses Stefan for more dangerous and brutal intentions.

    • No Exit
      Season 5 - Episode 14

      Since Dr. Wes injected Damon with the serum his behavior has gone from bad to worse. Stefan feels bad telling Damon never to return to Mystic Falls so he sets out to find him with Elena tagging along. Once again Dr. Wes asks the Travelers for help when he decides to test the friendship between Damon and Enzo. Matt recruits Caroline and Tyler to help protect Elena ending with a violent confrontation. As Stephan later tries to console unhappy Caroline, their talking leads to a shocking realization.

    • A Few Good Men
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      Matt and Caroline are surprised when Matt's long-lost mother returns to Mystic Falls. Elena and Stefan are concerned about Damon's new positive attitude, and Alaric makes some surprising discoveries about his past life. Meanwhile, Stefan and Jenna help Elena search for information about her birth mother.
    • Memory Lane
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Stefan takes more dramatic actions as he tries to discover the truth behind why Katherine has returned to Mystic Falls, and he is stunned when Katherine reveals some new information about the events that unfolded in 1864. Damon tries using a new method to resolve his issues with Mason, but his decision has serious consequences. Tyler pressures Mason to tell him the truth about the Lockwood family. Stefan and Elena are faced with limited options when Katherine gives them an ultimatum.moreless
    • The Devil Inside
      Season 5 - Episode 12

      Nadia has figured out a way to keep Katherine permanently in Elena's body but first she needs to find Katherine's body which has mysteriously disappeared. Enzo comes to Damon with a grisly present and wants them to carry out an act of revenge but Damon tries had to do the right thing. Matt throws a party at which Caroline makes a stunning admission to Elena. Caroline's confession forces her then to face the consequence of her actions with Stefan and Tyler. Aaron decides to start a new life. When Elena finds herself in a life threatening position, she doesn't have much time to figure out how to save herself.

    • Founder's Day
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      It's Founder's Day, and everyone is preparing for floats and fireworks. Though Damon and Alaric try to stop Johnathan Gilbert, he sets his plan in motion, leading to a chaotic, destructive, and deadly end to the Founder's Day celebration.
    • For Whom the Bell Tolls
      Season 5 - Episode 4

      While Mystic Falls has its Observance Day in order to honor its dead, Damon and Elena try to help out Stefan, which has the emotional impact of its own on Elena. Matt is worried about his blackouts and tries to find out more about them. Caroline tries to get to know Jesse and Jeremy confesses something that affects Damon greatly. Dr. Maxfield sets a plan that will change everything in motion.

    • Black Hole Sun
      Season 6 - Episode 4

      Damon relives a horrible day in order to find his way home. Elsewhere, Alaric tries to help Jeremy cope with loss; Stefan teaches Elena about creating a new identity; and Tripp shares a dark secret with Matt.

    • Christmas Through Your Eyes
      Season 6 - Episode 10

      Bonnie tries to replicate her favorite traditions, while reminiscing about happier times with her friends; Sheriff Forbes brings holiday cheer to Caroline at Whitmore College; Alaric turns to Damon and Elena for help when Jo goes missing; Tyler approaches Liv and Luke with a risky plan; Jeremy helps Matt carry out a plan to take down Enzo; Stefan is forced to break some devastating news to Caroline.

    • Best Served Cold
      Season 7 - Episode 6

      With Julian back in her life, Lily decides to hold a dinner party to introduce him to Damon and Stefan and to declare peace between her family of Heretics and the residents of Mystic Falls. Damon and Stefan have conflicting views on how to deal with Julian. While at the party, Bonnie and Matt discover a mystery involving some unsuspecting residents. Alaric reaches his breaking point.

    • Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
      Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
      Season 7 - Episode 8

      Julian and Lily throw a party to celebrate Mary Louise and Nora's anniversary; Stefan and Damon plot to eliminate a new threat posed by Julian; Caroline is forced to face her new reality, even as it threatens to destroy her relationship with Stefan; Lily makes the most difficult decision of her life.

    • The Last Day
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      Damon is willing to take extreme measures to prevent Klaus from harming Elena. His actions pit Damon and Stefan against one another, and the tension that started brewing between the two over their differing opinions of how to protect Elena turns into a full-scale conflict. Tyler receives a concerning phone call and returns to Mystic Falls. With the full moon marking the arrival of the sacrifice ritual, Stefan and Elena spend a romantic day together, worried that it might be their last.moreless
    • Total Eclipse of the Heart
      Season 5 - Episode 13

      Whitmore College holds its annual "Bitter Ball" for broken-hearted students, which Caroline persuades Elena and Bonnie to attend. Bonnie meets up with Liv who seems to be playing her hand at witchcraft. Matt's relationship with Nadia bothers Tyler. Stefan speaks to Damon and Enzo after making a troubling discovery. Dr. Maxfield gets a new benefactor for his struggling research project. Damon and Enzo use violence to induce Bonnie and Jeremy to help them with their revenge plans but things don't go as planned.

    • Moonlight on the Bayou
      Season 7 - Episode 14

      Stefan visits New Orleans to lure vampire hunter Rayna Cruz away from his friends in Mystic Falls. In the Big Easy, Stefan meets Klaus Mikaelson, who becomes suspicious of his old friend's unexpected arrival. Meanwhile, Enzo approaches Damon and Bonnie with a plan that could protect Stefan from Rayna; and Alaric decides to leave for Dallas with the twins and Caroline offers to accompany them on the trip.

    • Things We Lost in the Fire
      Season 7 - Episode 11

      Stefan tries to help Damon regain his grip on reality, while secretly struggling with his own experience in the Phoenix stone. Meanwhile, Julian and his men take over Mystic Falls, which causes Matt to spiral out of control; Tyler returns to town for Alaric's baby shower; and Caroline makes an upsetting discovery involving Alaric and his future plan for the babies.

    • The Last Dance
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      The high school gets ready for a 1960s-themed dance and begins receiving alarming messages from Klaus via an unusual source. Bonnie tries to convince Jeremy that she has enough strength to help Elena, but Jeremy, concerned, goes to Stefan for advice. Caroline convinces talks Matt to take her to the dance. Damon and Alaric attend the dance as chaperons, expecting Klaus to show up, but Klaus is playing a complicated game that keeps them guessing. Eventually, Damon comes up with a new plan that surprises and upsets everyone.moreless
    • Hell Is Other People
      Season 7 - Episode 10

      Damon becomes trapped inside the Phoenix stone and is tormented by a traumatic experience from his time in the Civil War. He is forced to face his darkest demon in order to get out. Meanwhile, Bonnie tries to rescue Damon before the effects of the Phoenix stone take over and change him forever.

    • This Woman's Work
      Season 7 - Episode 13

      Caroline's life is put in danger when complications arise from her supernatural pregnancy. Meanwhile, Enzo forces Damon to help him track down Rayna Cruz, a ruthless vampire hunter who is on the loose. However, Damon's actions inadvertently put everyone he loves in Rayna's path.

    • Unpleasantville
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Damon, Elena and Stefan attend the school dance with a 1950s' theme, where Alaric introduces himself to Damon. Stefan and Damon try to figure out the identity of the new vampire in town, and Stefan gives Elena jewelry filled with vervain to protect her family and friends. To make ends meet, Matt takes a job at the Mystic Grill. Ben comes to help Bonnie when he notices Damon is bothering her.moreless
    • The Turning Point
      Season 1 - Episode 10

      Stefan and Damon find a common enemy and someone they deem to be a threat. Meanwhile, Elena confesses her love for Stefan and persuades him to stay in Mystic Falls, but she also makes a devastating discovery that adversely affects her relationship with him. Jeremy takes up drawing fantasy creatures again.

    • I Could Never Love Like That
      Season 6 - Episode 18

      Stefan and Caroline wreak havoc at Whitmore when their humanity is turned off. Damon comes up with a risky plan to stop them that involves Lily. Meanwhile, Elena reevaluates her life as a vampire when she learns Jo is pregnant; Enzo opens up about his tragic past; and Tyler and Matt land in a dangerous situation due to a twisted round of karaoke.

    • I Would for You
      Season 7 - Episode 15

      Stefan and Valerie search for a magical herb that will keep him hidden from Rayna; Damon plots to take Rayna down for good; Stefan questions his future with Caroline; Matt decides it is time to take a stand against the vampires of Mystic Falls; Damon races to complete unfinished business with Stefan and Bonnie.

    • We're Planning a June Wedding
      Season 8 - Episode 15

      A wedding is quickly planned in order for Damon and Stefan to lure a dangerous enemy, who is threatening the very fate of Mystic Falls, out into the open.

    • Under Control
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      Stefan struggles to maintain control of his new circumstances, and Elena and Jeremy's uncle, John Gilbert, unexpectedly shows up in Mystic Falls. Alaric and Elena have an awkward conversation about Isobel. Stefan exhibits some unusual behavior at the Founder's Day event, and things turn ugly when Damon tries to find out why John Gilbert has returned. Matt and Tyler find themselves in conflict after an incident at the party, and the relationship between Matt and his mom reaches a new low point. Meanwhile, Elena is unable to comfort Jeremy, causing him to take action.moreless
    • Crying Wolf
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      Stefan and Elena make plans for a romantic weekend at the Gilbert's lake house, not realizing that someone has followed them. Jenna starts to worry that Alaric isn't being completely honest with her. Jules explains the significance of the sun and moon curse to Tyler, but leaves out an important detail. Damon attends a tea party at the Historical Society to get a chance to talk to Elijah, but Elijah refuses to divulge any secrets. With help from Caroline and Jeremy, Bonnie deceives Luka into giving up some surprising new information. Tyler offers Matt some relationship advice.moreless
    • While You Were Sleeping
      Season 5 - Episode 16

      When Elena wakes, Stefan tries to fill her in on what has happened. Caroline finds a terrifying secret in Dr. Wesley's files just as Enzo shows up claiming to possess the solution. Caroline calls Stefan and asks him to meet her and Enzo in an mysterious location. When they get there, a group of Travelers lets them know something new about the importance of doppelgangers. Elena runs into Luke on campus who seems to know her. Rather than take him up on his suggestion to go on a drinking binge, she sends him off to find Bonnie and Liv. When Damon finally gets around to filling Elena in on his recent activities, they come to a new agreement about their relationship.

    • I Was Feeling Epic
      Season 8 - Episode 16

      With the fate of Mystic Falls at stake, Stefan and Damon fight their greatest enemy in one last, epic battle. Series finale.

    • I Went to the Woods
      Season 7 - Episode 17

      Stefan faces a life-or-death situation with only his basic instincts to rely on and is forced to confront a lifetime of irreversible damage Damon has done to their relationship. Meanwhile, Damon follows an unusual lead he finds; Matt sends Valerie to Dallas to enlist Alaric's help in the search for Stefan; and Rayna discovers a new threat and sets off on her own mission to find Stefan before the others do.

    • Never Let Me Go
      Season 7 - Episode 2

      Damon makes an impulsive decision that threatens to unravel a carefully negotiated deal between Stefan and Lily, so Damon tries to make amends with his mother before things spiral further out of control. Meanwhile, Alaric obtains a mysterious artifact; Matt makes a risky life or death decision; and Caroline uncovers a shocking detail about Stefan's past.

    • The Sun Also Rises
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      With the arrival of the full moon, Elena attempts to get ready for whatever Klaus has in store for her, and Tyler faces his second transformation. The dangerous events quickly escalate out of control, despite an unexpected act of courage. Damon reveals the truth to Stefan about a terrible new development they now face.moreless
    • There Goes the Neighborhood
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      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.moreless
    • What Are You?
      Season 8 - Episode 12

      Damon makes a deal with Cade to retrieve the Maxwell journal, in an effort to save Stefan's soul, but Alaric and Matt refuse to hand the journal over because it may contain the key to destroying Cade. Meanwhile, Caroline desperately tries to connect with Stefan before Cade goes through with his plan.

    • It's Been a Hell of a Ride
      Season 8 - Episode 14

      Damon and Stefan join forces against Cade in order to save Elena's casket. Meanwhile, Caroline and Alaric deal with their daughters' burgeoning magical powers.

    • As I Lay Dying
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      Mystic Falls screens "Gone with The Wind" in the town square, and Damon's memories of Katherine in 1864 mix with the reality of present-day Elena. Stefan pays a steep price after trying to prevent a tragedy, and Sheriff Forbes makes a dangerous mistake while trying to keep everyone safe. Multiple lives hang in the balance as the consequences of the sacrifice ritual play out to a horrifying conclusion.moreless
    • Gods & Monsters
      Season 7 - Episode 22

      Season 7 ends with Bonnie's friends taking drastic measures to save her, including Stefan who tells Caroline that her and Alaric's twin daughters may be needed to rescue Bonnie. Meanwhile, Enzo keeps Bonnie occupied by bringing her back to the cabin, but his plan takes an unexpected turn.

    • One Way or Another
      Season 7 - Episode 18

      Damon heads to Memphis with Alaric to capture an escaped vampire who may be the key to getting Stefan back safely, but Alaric is reluctant to step back into his former vampire-hunting ways and reveals the truth about the past three Damon-less years of his life. Meanwhile, Bonnie meets a young woman in the psych ward who provides her with some valuable information about why the Armory may be after her; and Enzo takes matters into his own hands when he learns some devastating news from Rayna.

    • 11/4/16

      Enzo continues to fight the control over him while Bonnie is forced to make a heart-wrenching decision involving two of the most important people in her life. Alaric researches a mysterious artifact that may help bring Damon and Enzo back. Damon's downward spiral leads him to Tyler Lockwood who tries to talk some sense into him before it's too late.

    • Isobel
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      Isobel returns to town and surprises Alaric with a new attitude and demands that he arrange for her to meet Elena. When the two finally meet, Isobel refuses to answer most of Elena's questions, but instead reveals that she, too, is looking for the mysterious invention that John Gilbert has been seeking.moreless
    • Days of Future Past
      Season 7 - Episode 16

      Damon offers to have Stefan's scar magically transferred to him but doing so will bring unpleasant consequences. Meanwhile, Enzo tries to clear his name after being framed for Rayna's escape from the Armory and he has a violent run-in with Nora that leads him to make an upsetting discovery.

    • An Eternity of Misery
      Season 8 - Episode 4

      Asked with finding a mysterious artifact, Damon's latest mission takes him to Texas where a violent run-in with Peter Maxwell leads to a surprising revelation. Meanwhile, Stefan and Alaric uncover the origins of the mysterious force they're up against and Matt returns to the fray after his past and present collide in an unexpected way.

    • Postcards From the Edge
      Season 7 - Episode 12

      Damon, under the reckless influence of Julian, spirals out of control. Meanwhile, Caroline experiences some dangerous side effects due to her supernatural pregnancy and is forced to turn to Valerie for help. Elsewhere, Bonnie, Nora and Mary Louise try to track down a ruthless vampire hunter named Rayna, after they suspect she has reemerged.

    • 1/20/17

      Stefan and Damon return to Mystic Falls at Sybil's request as she still searches for the historical artifact; Bonnie returns from Paris wearing a vile of Enzo's blood, which makes Caroline wonder if Bonnie will become a vampire; Stefan, Damon, Caroline, Bonnie and Enzo attend the Miss Mystic Falls pageant; Sybil taunts Damon with memories of Elena.

    • 2/17/17

      Damon and Alaric face an old enemy after they obtain a weapon that may be able to destroy Cade. Meanwhile, Stefan is held captive by a surprising acquaintance and is forced to confront a dark secret from his past; and Cade digs deep in Bonnie's mind.

    • 12/2/16

      Caroline takes drastic measures to ensure her family's safety when her children become the focus of the Siren's latest plan, and Stefan pledges to do everything he can to save the twins. Meanwhile, Enzo is unable to fight off Sybil's latest move; and Stefan dives into his subconscious and sets off a chain of events that leaves him faced with a life-changing decision.

    • Somebody That I Used to Know
      Season 7 - Episode 19

      Enzo's efforts to protect Bonnie put her life in jeopardy and it's learned that Rayna may hold the key to Bonnie's survival. Meanwhile, Stefan travels to Dallas where he and Alaric are forced to confront the fallout from Stefan's absence in Caroline's life. Finally, Enzo learns the Armory's true motives behind its search for Bonnie.

    • You Made a Choice to Be Good
      Season 8 - Episode 11

      Cade returns to Mystic Falls and presents Damon and Stefan with additional assignments, each with unthinkable consequences. Meanwhile, Caroline and Matt do their best to protect the town's residents from Cade's appetite for their souls; and Bonnie and Enzo hit the road on a romantic trip, taking the bell with them in an effort to keep it safe.

    • We Have History Together
      Season 8 - Episode 8

      Stefan and Damon attend an anger management support group looking for their next victim. Meanwhile, Sybil uses a group of high school students as leverage to get Caroline to locate a historical artifact that can be used against her; and Stefan and Damon continue their commitment to Cade and test the morals of a young doctor.

    • Kill 'Em All
      Season 7 - Episode 20

      Damon and Enzo lead the charge to save Bonnie before her condition worsens; Stefan reluctantly teams up with Matt for Bonnie's sake and uncovers the truth behind Matt's anger towards him; Caroline joins Alaric on a mission and quickly realizes how much she's missed her former supernatural lifestyle.

    • The Hybrid
      Season 3 - Episode 2

      Klaus attempts to execute a plan that will give him even more power, but things don't go as he planned. Alaric and Damon hesitantly go along with Elena's search for Stefan, but her plan may end up putting Damon in danger. Jeremy asks for Matt's help to find out what his ghosts want from him, and Caroline needs Tyler's help.

    • 12/9/16

      Stefan's Christmas Eve dinner with Caroline is crashed by Damon and Sybil, and things quickly take a dark and twisted turn. Meanwhile, in a series of flashbacks to Stefan's past, Cade's attempt to entice him with his mysterious agenda leaves Stefan faced with an unimaginable decision.

    • Today Will Be Different
      Season 8 - Episode 2

      After learning that someone from Stefan's past may be Damon and Enzo's next target, Stefan, Bonnie and Caroline head to North Carolina. There, Bonnie takes drastic measures in an attempt to break Enzo free of whatever has a hold over him. Meanwhile, at the armory, Alaric and Georgie stumble upon a mysterious symbol that may be related to the supernatural force controlling Damon and Enzo.

    • Cold as Ice
      Season 7 - Episode 9

      Damon and Stefan search for Julian in a small town outside of Mystic Falls, where Stefan takes matters into his own hands and sets off a tragic chain of events. Meanwhile, Bonnie strikes up an unlikely friendship with Nora; and Caroline does her best to navigate life as a pregnant vampire.

    • Katerina
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Elena is put in peril when as she searches for information about Katherine's past. Knowing that Stefan would disagree with her plan, Elena swears Caroline to secrecy. Meanwhile Bonnie and Jeremy meet a new student, Luka, with an unusual family history and Damon uses a new-found confident to discover the purpose of the moonstone.moreless
    • Fifty Shades of Grayson
      Season 5 - Episode 10

      Damon asks for Stefan's help to find Elena. The brothers visit Aaron and Stefan is shocked of what Damon knows. Dr Wes is trying to stop Damon and thus releases a secret weapon, forcing Damon to face his past. Dr Wes confesses information to Elena about the history of Whitmore College as well as his goal. Katherine turns to Matt for help and she realizes that the solution to her problem may be Nadia.

    • Nostalgia's a Bitch
      Season 8 - Episode 10

      Sybil enacts revenge on Damon by putting him in a catatonic state. Caroline and Bonnie enter Damon's mind and run into familiar faces from the past, only to discover Stefan is the key to Damon's fate. Meanwhile, Sybil and her sister, Seline, jockey for control of the bell.

    • Age of Innocence
      Season 7 - Episode 3

      Damon goes on a road trip with Bonnie and Alaric to find something he can use against his mother; Caroline, who is being held hostage by the Heretics, learns some shocking information about Valerie's past; Stefan learns a few unexpected details about his own past from Lily; Alaric turns to Bonnie for her help after coming clean about a secret he's been keeping.

    • Hello, Brother
      Season 8 - Episode 1

      Season 8 begins with Stefan searching for Damon and Enzo after they mysteriously vanished months ago from the Armory vault. Meanwhile, Caroline and Alaric fear that someone is targeting their family after they encounter an unexpected visitor.

    • Requiem for a Dream
      Season 7 - Episode 21

      Damon's risky attempt to save Bonnie takes an unexpected turn and the consequences force everyone to band together to help her pull through. Meanwhile, Stefan and Caroline face the fallout from their relationship; and Matt takes matters into his own hands to save one of his closest friends.

    • Coming Home Was a Mistake
      Season 8 - Episode 5

      Damon spirals down a dangerous path of self-destruction, which forces Stefan to make a gut-wrenching decision that threatens to change their relationship forever. Meanwhile, Bonnie gets advice from Caroline on how to break through to Enzo; and Matt attempts to decipher a mysterious box of messages that he received. Finally, after tragedy strikes close to home, Stefan and the others are forced to remember what matters most to them.

    • Rose
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      Jeremy teams up with Bonnie after she casts a difficult spell. Stefan and Damon both come to Elena's assistance, and in the process, learn some information about vampires, people and events in the distant past. The brothers also come to reach a new understanding. Meanwhile, Caroline tries to make things easier for Tyler.moreless
    • Klaus
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      Damon and Stefan are furious when they learn that Elena has gone against their wishes and formed a new alliance in attempt to out-maneuver Klaus. Tension between Damon and Stefan grows as they disagree over how best to protect Elena. Meanwhile, Stefan has his hands full as he tries to protect a confused and frightened Jenna. Flashbacks to 1491 reveal Katherine's initial meeting of Elijah and Klaus, along with the origin of the moonstone curse. Elena discovers some surprising new information about Klaus' intentions.moreless
    • What Lies Beneath
      Season 5 - Episode 20

      Tyler reveals that Markos' plans to break the witches curse isn't without its dangers to Elena and Stefan. So Damon takes Stefan and Elena to a cabin, once owned by Caroline's dad, to keep them safe, and then he devises a parlor game to get them to reveal a secret they've been hiding. At the cabin, a spirit uses violence and fire to let them know it is there. Matt's charged with getting information from one of the Travelers. Meanwhile, Bonnie keeps Jeremy in the dark regarding the truth about the Other Side, in spite of Grams warnings.