The Vampire Diaries

Season 4 Episode 1

Growing Pains

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Oct 11, 2012 on The CW
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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.

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Who was the Episode MVP ?

Michael Reilly Burke

Michael Reilly Burke

Pastor Young

Guest Star

Lexis Shontz

Lexis Shontz

Deputy Adams

Guest Star

Neko Parham

Neko Parham

Council Member

Guest Star

Claire Holt

Claire Holt

Rebekah Mikaelson

Recurring Role

Marguerite MacIntyre

Marguerite MacIntyre

Sheriff Elizabeth Forbes

Recurring Role

Susan Walters

Susan Walters

Carol Lockwood

Recurring Role

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