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.moreless
Sexy Housewife Daphne
Logan: (to Damon, referring to becoming a vampire) Dude, it's not like the Welcome Wagon was waiting with a bundt cake and a handbook. It's been a learn-as-you-go process.
Jeremy: (voiceover, reading from the journal of Jonathan Gilbert) I live in fear. It consumes me. In the early evening, when I see the sun begin to fade, the fear comes. Because I know that the night brings death.
Jenna: (referring to Jonathan Gilbert) Yeah, he was a writer...short stories, horror stuff.
Jeremy: Oh, he wrote fiction? I figured he was just a lunatic or a drunk.
Jenna: Well, he was a Gilbert. Probably a little bit of both.
Elena: (referring to Stefan) He knows how I feel and where I stand, and I know where he stands, but it doesn't matter. He's leaving, moving away.
Jenna: Where is he going?
Elena: I've stopped asking questions, the answers get scary.
Elena: I know you say you don't want to be in my life because you bring all the bad stuff.. But i already have the bad stuff. I was buried in it.
Elena: If you walk away, it's for you. Because I know what I want. Stefan, I love you.
Damon: I don't side with anyone. You piss me off. I want you dead.
Mayor Stratton: Do I look like a student?
Alaric: You look like a full-grown, alpha male douchebag.
Logan: You bitch! I died for you, for this town. You've known me since I was six! And you swept me under the rug like dirt.
Sheriff Forbes: You knew what you were getting into.
Logan: I was one of you.
Sheriff Forbes: And now you're one of them.
Logan: Watch your back, Sheriff.
Damon: I was ambushed. I was shot. Now, I'm vengeful.
Stefan: (to Logan) Don't. Ever. Threaten. Me. Again.
Elena: You're looking out for me.
Stefan: Hope that's okay.
Jeremy: (to Tyler) Art implies culture and culture implies... not you.
Logan: I'm conflicted.
Damon: Welcome to the club.
(On Logan not being able to go into his house)
Damon: You have to be invited in.
Logan: I live alone.
Damon: That sucks.
Stefan: How are we supposed to find this person?
Damon: Let the adults handle this stuff.
Bonnie: She needs someone nice like him, as opposed to a homicidal vampire like Damon.
Jenna: You just pointed out that I have no self-control. Clever strategy.
Elena: I don't wanna talk about my future, Stefan. Because everything you're saying makes it perfectly clear you aren't gonna be in it.
Damon: We're a team. We could travel the world together. We could try out for The Amazing Race!
Logan: (To Damon) Why am I so overly emotional? All I can think of is my ex-girlfriend. I want to be with her and bite her, and stuff.
Stefan: You don't have any friends, Damon.
Damon: You're right, Stefan. I only have you.
For this first 10 episodes, the show won the 2010 People's Choice Award for "Favorite New TV Drama".
Kayla Ewell (Vicki) was oddly re-added to the main credits in this episode after having been removed in the previous one, and although she was credited she doesn't appear.
Original International Air Dates:
Latin America: Thursday, January 21, 2010 on Warner Channel
Germany: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 on ProSieben
United Kingdom: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 on ITV2
Sweden: Thursday, April 8, 2010 on TV6
Norway: Thursday, August 19, 2010 on FEM
Slovakia: Sunday, December 5, 2010 on Markiza
Poland: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 on TVN
Turkey: Saturday, April 30, 2011 on CNBC-e
Czech Republic: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 on TV Nova
"Chances" by Five For Fighting
"Coast of Carolina" by Telekinesis!
"Off Track" by The Features
"Cut" by Plumb
"This is Beautiful" by Tyrone Wells
Tyler: (to Caroline) Did you see the Celine Dion waltz about cancer?
Celine Dion is a Canadian singer who has won Grammy awards for her music. Dion holds the record for top sales by a Canadian artist.
Stefan: I'm gonna to live my life as far away from you as possible.
Damon: But we're a team! We can travel the world together. We could try out for The Amazing Race.
The Amazing Race is a CBS reality show that debuted in the U.S. in 2001. On the show, teams of two contestants travel the world, trying to reach checkpoints before other teams to avoid elimination.
Damon: Who turned you?
Logan: I told you, I don't know.
Damon: This tire iron here can take your head clean off. Is that your final answer?
This is a reference to the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire that debuted in the U.S. in 1999. The host asks the contestants "Is that your final answer?" before they lock in a response.
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