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Episode 1: The Return
Picking up where the first season left off, Elena arrives home to
discover the fates of Uncle John and Jeremy. Jeremy has not transitioned
into a vampire because he did not take enough drugs to die. Damon,
Bonnie, and Elena agree that Caroline needs Damon's blood to survive.
Stefan realizes that Katherine has returned and is impersonating Elena.
Tyler is surprised when his uncle, Mason Lockwood, arrives in town to
console him. Katherine and Damon nearly sleep together, but Katherine
tells Damon that she never loved him and that she had always loved
Stefan. Distraught, Damon goes to see Elena, who resists his attempt to
kiss her. Angry that Elena also loves Stefan, Damon snaps Jeremy's neck.
Jeremy survives because he is wearing John's ring, which protects him
from death by supernatural forces. Katherine goes to the hospital and
uses a pillow to smother Caroline. Before Caroline dies, Katherine gives
her a message for the Salvatore brothers - "Game on."
Episode 2: Brave New WorldCaroline, a newly turned vampire, awakens in the hospital craving blood.
Tyler catches Mason searching for a family heirloom, a moonstone. At
the carnival, Damon compels a boy named Carter into picking a fight with
Tyler to provoke Tyler's bursts of anger. Mason breaks up the fight
using his abilities, proving that he is a werewolf. Caroline confronts
Damon about his abusive treatment, and he realizes that she is a
vampire. He alerts Elena and Stefan as a ravenous Caroline drains
Carter. Stefan promises Caroline he will guide her through the vampiric
journey. Tyler retrieves the moonstone Mason has been seeking. Matt
notices Caroline's erratic behavior, but admits that he loves her.
Episode 3: Bad Moon RisingElena, Damon, and Alaric head to Isobel's old office at Duke University,
where they locate information on werewolves and their relationship to
vampires. It is revealed that vampires and werewolves used to roam
freely until a shaman placed a curse to limit their powers: the
werewolves were from then on servants to the moon and vampires became
the slaves of the sun. Stefan teaches Caroline how to control herself
and hunt animals, and has Bonnie make Caroline a daylight ring. In
werewolf form, Mason encounters Stefan and Caroline. Tyler saves them by
shouting at the werewolf; he later finds Mason in the woods and
connects the dots. Caroline cannot control herself with Matt and feeds
on him. She compels him to forget it, but ends their relationship to
keep him safe from her. Damon gives Elena Katherine's real name-
Katerina Petrova- to aid in her research. Alaric reaffirms his romantic
interest in Jenna, and Caroline find Katherine in her bedroom.
Episode 4: Memory LaneKatherine tells Stefan that she will kill Elena unless he ends his
relationship with her. After Caroline tries to break up Elena and
Stefan, Elena realizes that Caroline is working for Katherine. Elena and
Katherine finally meet, but Katherine ignores Elena's questions. Damon
stabs Mason with a silver knife, which backfires when Mason says that
silver hurting werewolves is only a myth and they are now enemies.
Katherine remembers what happened in 1864, after Stefan and Damon were
shot in an attempt to save her. She had kissed Stefan, declaring her
love and saying they would be together again one day. Stefan and Elena
stage a fake break-up to prevent Katherine from hurting anybody.
Episode 5: Kill or be KilledAt the Mystic Falls picnic, Mason Lockwood tells Liz, the sheriff, that
Stefan and Damon are vampires. Stefan and Damon are shot by Liz and her
fellow police officers. Caroline and Elena reach the Salvatores before
Liz can kill them, but Caroline's identity as a vampire is exposed to
her mother. Liz rejects Caroline as her daughter, and Stefan drinks
Elena's blood for strength. Caroline confesses to Elena that Katherine
threatened to kill Matt if Caroline didn't spy on Elena and Stefan for
her; Elena forgives Caroline. Tyler gives up the moonstone to Mason. It
is revealed that Mason is working for Katherine, who wants the
moonstone, and that they are lovers.
Episode 6: Plan BThough Liz accepts Caroline, Caroline compels her mother to forget that
she is a vampire. Bonnie incapacitates Mason by giving him an aneurysm;
he is then questioned by Damon. Damon tortures Mason, who believes that
Katherine loves him and refuses to talk. Damon tells Mason that
Katherine is using him and he eventually kills Mason. Bonnie has a
vision of the moonstone's location in a well. Stefan discovers the well
is full of vervain, which burns him. Caroline and Bonnie help Elena
rescue Stefan and retrieve the moonstone. Jenna is compelled by
Katherine to stab herself. Elena, fearful of what else Katherine might
do, decides to break up with Stefan for good. Needing another werewolf,
Katherine commands Matt to attack Tyler, so that Tyler will kill Matt
and become a werewolf.
Episode 7: Masquerade Stefan, Damon, Bonnie, Jeremy, Alaric, and Caroline plan to kill
Katherine at the Lockwoods' masquerade ball. Katherine is visited by a
witch named Lucy, who is to help her retrieve the moonstone. Matt -
under Katherine's compulsion - fights Tyler. Caroline breaks up the
fight, but Sarah - who is compelled - stabs Tyler, and he accidentally
breaks her neck. Tyler's eyes turn yellow, showing that the curse is
triggered. Stefan and Damon try to kill Katherine, staking her, but stop
when Jeremy tells them that every time they stake her, Elena is
wounded. Katherine reveals that she had Lucy put a spell on her and
Elena, linking them. Lucy, who is Bonnie's cousin, lifts the spell and
incapacitates Katherine, who collapses. Damon traps Katherine in the
underground tomb. As Elena heads home, she is intercepted by a masked
Episode 8: RoseElena is taken to an abandoned house by a vampire named Trevor and meets
another vampire named Rose. When Tyler witnesses Caroline's abilities,
she reveals that she is a vampire. Elena overhears Rose and Trevor
arguing about a vampire named Elijah. Using a spell, Bonnie locates
Elena. Elena tries to get information out of Rose, who tells her Elijah
is one of 'the original' vampires, and that she and Trevor are using
Elena, a Petrova doppelganger and the key to breaking the curse, as a
bargaining position. Elijah arrives, and Rose offers him Elena in
exchange for their pardon. Elijah agrees but kills Trevor. Elena tries
to stall Elijah, saying she knows where the moonstone is, but he compels
her to tell him its location. Stefan and Damon arrive to fight with
Elijah and stake him. Damon tells Elena he loves her and doesn't deserve
her, but Stefan does, then compels Elena to forget what he said. In the
abandoned house, Elijah pulls the wooden stake out of his chest.
Episode 9: KaterinaThe episode begins in Bulgaria in 1490 and shows Katherine giving birth
to a girl. Her father says that Katherine has shamed their family and
takes the baby away. In the present day, Elena goes to the tomb, where
she offers Katherine blood in exchange for the truth - a doppelgnger
from the Petrova line can be used to break the curse. Elena, as
Katherine's descendant, is the current Petrova doppelgnger. Katherine
reveals that she was kicked out of Bulgaria and fled to England, where
Elijah and Trevor found her. They recognized her as a Petrova
doppelgnger and Elijah tried to kill her, but Trevor helped her escape.
She became a vampire so that she couldn't be used to break the curse.
Katherine came to Mystic Falls to offer Klaus what he needed to lift the
curse: the current doppelgnger, a witch, a werewolf, a vampire, and
the moonstone. She hoped that in exchange, Klaus would spare her life.
Bonnie meets a warlock named Luka and his father, and Jeremy is jealous
of Bonnie's attraction to Luka. Damon and Rose go to get information
about Klaus from Rose's vampire friend, Slater, but they are overheard
by a healed Elijah. Damon and Rose sleep together, and Elijah compels
Slater to stake himself. It is revealed that Luka and his father are
working for Elijah.
Episode 10: The Sacrifice Elena and Rose go to ask Slater about Klaus, but they find his staked
corpse. Elena uses information from his computer to get Klaus's
attention, saying she wants to surrender. Caroline and Tyler discover
Mason's journal and the video diary that he used to document his
transformations. Bonnie plans to lift the spell from the tomb and
incapacitate Katherine so that Stefan can grab the moonstone, but Jeremy
goes ahead with the plan alone and is captured and fed on by Katherine.
Stefan saves Jeremy, but is trapped himself. Three vampires confront
Damon, Rose, and Elena. Elijah kills the three vampires and then
departs. Back home, a trapped Stefan makes Damon promise to protect
Elena. Elijah informs Luka's father that Damon and Stefan will protect
Elena, which is Elijah's goal.
Episode 11: By The Light Of The MoonAs the full moon approaches, Caroline helps Tyler prepare for his
transformation. Stefan asks Katherine to prove that there is good in
her, and she advises him to ask Isobel for help in finding Klaus. Bonnie
seeks Luka's help to destroy the moonstone; they cast a spell, but Luka
gives the moonstone to his father. Jules, a friend of Mason's, arrives
in Mystic Falls looking for him. Damon and Alaric try to trick her into
having a drink mixed with wolfsbane; she reveals that she is a werewolf,
and tells Damon he has been marked. Elijah makes a deal with Elena: she
has to keep herself safe from Klaus (so that Elijah can use her as bait
to kill Klaus) and in return, Elijah will protect her friends and
family and free Stefan from the tomb. Caroline reunites with Tyler,
holding him as he cries about the trauma of the night before. At the
Salvatore mansion; Jules, in wolf form, tries to attack Damon but
instead bites Rose's shoulder, which becomes infected.
Episode 12: The Descent Stefan tries to contact Isobel and gets in touch with John Gilbert, who
comes home. While Damon tries to get Jules to tell how to cure the
werewolf bite, he asks Elena to keep an eye on Rose, who becomes
delirious and mistakes her for Katherine. Caroline and Matt confess
their love for each other. Tyler's reaction to Caroline's generosity
comes as a surprise to her. Rose escapes from the Salvatore house and
goes on a killing spree. Damon finds her and stakes her, giving her a
peaceful death. He confesses to a stranger that he misses being human.
He lets her go, but bites her soon after. Jules informs Tyler that she
knows he and Mason are werewolves. She tells him there are more
werewolves on their way.
Episode 13: Daddy IssuesTyler is infuriated that Caroline kept Mason's death secret from him.
Jenna becomes upset over the revelation that John is Elena's biological
father. Jules meets her wolf-lover Brady and tells him she wants to take
Tyler with them and leave town. Caroline asks Stefan to reason with
Tyler, while Jules takes Caroline hostage. Jules tells Stefan to bring
Tyler to her in exchange for Caroline. Stefan tries to make peace, but
when that fails, Damon offers his "bloodier" method. Jules then calls on
her wolf friends and although Damon and Stefan are outnumbered, they
kill most of the wolves. Tyler releases Caroline from the cage, but
watches as Jules has Caroline at gunpoint. As Stefan and Damon are about
to get staked, Jonas, on Elijah's behalf, incapacitates the remaining
wolves. Tyler tries to apologize to Caroline, but she tells him they are
no longer friends. Tyler tells Jules and Brady that Mason was probably
killed because he found the moonstone. John says he returned to protect
Elena, and the only way to kill an Original is with a dagger dipped in
white ash wood. It is shown that John is still working with Katherine
and trying to get her out of the tomb.
Episode 14: Crying WolfStefan and Elena decide to spend a weekend at the Gilbert lakehouse,
unaware that they've been followed by Tyler and Brady. Jenna worries
that Alaric isn't being honest about his past. Jules and Brady explain
the sun and moon curse to Tyler and lure him into helping them. Bonnie
performs a hypnosis spell on Luka in order to get information. Luka
reveals that Elijah plans to kill Klaus by making him vulnerable after
he sacrifices Elena. He also reveals that Klaus has his sister, so he
and his father are working for Elijah to help him kill Klaus. Jules and
her friends torture Damon for information about the moonstone, but
Elijah intervenes, kills most of the wolves, and saves Damon. Brady
finds Stefan and shoots him with a wooden bullet, leaving Tyler to guard
him. When Tyler learns that Elena has to die for the curse to be
broken, Tyler lets Stefan go. Stefan kills Brady in order to save Elena.
Meanwhile, Jeremy and Bonnie confess their feelings for each other and
kiss. Stefan figures out that Elena knew about Elijah's real plan for
her, telling her she's being a martyr. Tyler tells Matt that he has
feelings for Caroline but he knows that Caroline loves him. The episode
ends with Jules and Tyler leaving town.
Episode 15: The Dinner PartyElena reads one of Jonathan Gilbert's journals about a night Stefan
attacked him and killed two of the Fells. Stefan admits that he was
brutal and inhuman until Lexi showed him the path of love and humanity.
Damon invites Elijah to the boardinghouse for a dinner party with the
intention of killing him. Jonathan Gilbert's journal reveals that if a
vampire uses the dagger to kill an Original, both will die. After Stefan
sends a warning, Alaric stabs and kills Elijah, but the body later
disappears. Elena reads in the journal that if the dagger is removed,
the Original comes back to life. John blackmails Alaric into returning
his ring. Elijah shows up at the lake house telling Elena that the deal
is off, but Elena threatens to kills herself and become a vampire so
that she is no longer of use to him. Elijah calls her out on a bluff,
but Elena stabs herself. Elijah begs Elena to let him heal her, and she
agrees but then stabs him with the dagger, killing him again. Damon
returns home to find Katherine there. Elijah's compulsion on her has
worn off with his death, and she says she's going to help them.
Episode 16: The House GuestElena finds out that Katherine is free and is upset. Stefan and Bonnie
try to persuade Jonas and Luka to work with them; however, Jonas wants
Elijah alive again. He performs a ritual with Luka, which puts Luka in
the boardinghouse in invisible form. Luka tries to remove the dagger
from Elijah's body, but Katherine stops him. Luka then stakes Katherine,
but Damon uses a flamethrower to prevent the removal of the dagger.
Luka is fatally burned, and Jonas vows to get revenge by killing Elena.
Bonnie tells Elena about her relationship with Jeremy and is surprised
by her positive response. Jonas shows up at the Grill looking for Elena.
Bonnie tries to stop him, but he disables her; Matt intervenes, but
Jonas stabs him. Caroline sees Matt dying and forces him to drink her
blood to save his life. Jonas attacks Elena, but it is actually
Katherine and she bites him. Alaric tells Jenna that he loves her.
Bonnie reveals that Jonas returned her powers and told her how to kill
Klaus. Caroline informs Matt that she is a vampire, but he takes the
news badly. Isobel shows up at Elena's house and tells Jenna that she is
Episode 17: Know Thy Enemy Elena and Alaric become angry with John when Isobel's arrival devastates
Jenna. Alaric is abducted by a warlock from Klaus' inner circle named
Maddox. Meanwhile, Bonnie works with Jeremy and Damon to find the spell
they need to gather the power of the witches killed in the massacre.
Damon takes them to the site where the witches were burned. Matt demands
to know what happened to Vicki. After Caroline tells him, then compels
him to forget, but it is later revealed that it was a setup by Sheriff
Forbes to find out everything about the vampires. Matt drank vervain, so
the compulsion didn't work. Isobel kidnaps Elena, then receives a phone
call from Maddox, who tells her that she has finished what Klaus
compelled her to do and is free to let Elena go. Isobel removes her
necklace and burns to death in the sun. Stefan and Damon realize that
Bonnie is their new secret weapon, since she now has tremendous power.
Jeremy is upset because if Bonnie uses too much power, she will die.
Katherine, who had been taken by Maddox, wakes up to see Klaus take
control of Alaric's body.
Episode 18: The Last DanceKlaus (in Alaric's body) compels Katherine to tell him how the others
plan to kill Klaus. He then finds out that Bonnie gained power that
could threaten his life. At the school dance, Jeremy confronts Bonnie
about why she wants to kill herself for Elena, and Damon overhears.
Jeremy goes to Stefan for help, and Stefan tells Elena about Bonnie's
plans. Elena finally guesses who "Alaric" really is. Bonnie fights Klaus
with her powers and appears to die. As Elena grieves, Damon tells her
that Klaus must believe Bonnie is dead, but her death was faked.
Realizing that Bonnie intends to endanger herself to defeat Klaus, Elena
pulls the dagger out of Elijah's heart.
Episode 19: KlausAfter Elena removes the dagger, Elijah wakes. Elena then makes another
deal with him. In a flashback to 1492 England, Katherine meets Elijah
and Klaus for the first time. Elijah and Klaus were raised as brothers,
but Klaus was the result of their mother's affair with a man from a
werewolf bloodline. Elijah's father hunted down the man and had him and
his family killed, beginning the schism between werewolves and vampires.
Klaus is a vampire/werewolf hybrid and can only be killed by a witch.
The sun and the moon curse was fake -- the real curse is that Klaus'
werewolf side had been forced into dormancy by witches. Jenna finally
finds out about the vampires from Stefan and Klaus/Alaric. Elsewhere,
Katherine is being held captive by Klaus. Damon finds her and gives her a
vial of vervain to protect her from further compulsion. At the end of
the episode, Maddox and Greta (Luka's sister) perform a ritual releasing
Klaus' spirit from Alaric's body and putting it back into his own.
Episode 20: The Last DayElijah tells Elena that the way to break the curse is by channeling the
power of the full moon into the moonstone, sacrificing a vampire and a
werewolf, and drinking the blood of the doppelganger. Maddox injures
Carol Lockwood to make Tyler and Jules return to town, after which
Maddox and Greta kidnap Caroline and Tyler. Damon tells Elena there is
another way to save her and forces her to drink his blood, which
infuriates her. Alaric returns as himself, gives everyone the message
from Klaus that the ritual will happen tonight, and Jenna forgives him.
Damon realizes that if Klaus doesn't have a werewolf, he cannot complete
the ritual, buying Elena another month. He rescues Caroline and Tyler
from the tomb and kills Maddox. Tyler starts transforming and attacks
Damon. Damon saves himself, but tells Caroline and Matt to hide at the
old Lockwood estate. Stefan and Elena spend a romantic day together, and
Elena tells Stefan that she doesn't want to become a vampire. Klaus
then takes Elena. Damon informs Klaus that he has killed the vampire and
werewolf he needs for the ritual, bu Klaus says he has backups. At the
ritual site, Elena realizes that Klaus has turned Jenna and is using her
as the vampire. Damon checks his arm and recognizes a werewolf bite
from Tyler's premature transformation into a werewolf.
Episode 21: The Sun Also RisesMatt and Caroline are in the Lockwood cellar while Tyler - in wolf form -
attacks them, and they hide. Meanwhile, Greta the witch feeds Jenna her
blood, completing her transformation into a vampire. It is revealed
that Elijah is seeking revenge on Klaus for killing his family and
burying their bodies at sea. Klaus begins the ritual and kills Jules,
the werewolf. Although Stefan offers to switch places with Jenna, Klaus
refuses and kills Jenna. Bonnie performs a spell that can bring someone
back to life, which connects John and Elena. At the ritual grounds,
Klaus drains Elena's blood and begins to transform. However, Bonnie uses
her powers to weaken him, while Damon kills Greta. Before Elijah can
rip out his heart, Klaus says he didn't bury the bodies at sea and if he
is killed, Elijah will never find them. Elijah listens to him and flees
with Klaus. When Elena comes back to life, John dies. At the funeral,
Damon reveals to Stefan that he was bitten by Tyler and asks him to not
Episode 22: As I Lay Dying Damon apologizes to Elena for feeding her his blood. At home, he tries
to kill himself but is stopped by Stefan and locked in a cell. Klaus has
completed the transformation into a wolf and awakens to find Elijah
waiting for him. He makes Klaus remember his deal: he must reunite
Elijah with their family, which Klaus does by staking Elijah. Klaus
reveals that his blood is the cure for a werewolf bite. In exchange for a
vial, Klaus wants Stefan to become a ripper again and leave Mystic
Falls with him. Stefan drinks human blood to prove himself. Klaus gives
Katherine the cure for Damon and allows her to leave. Sheriff Forbes,
who wants to kill Damon, accidentally frees him from his cell. She later
tracks him down and shoots at him but strikes and kills Jeremy instead.
Bonnie begs the witches to bring Jeremy back to life, which they do,
warning of "consequences." Elena finds a delirious Damon and brings him
home, where she kisses him after Damon confesses his love. Katherine
interrupts with Klaus' cure for the werewolf bite. Klaus tests Stefan,
asking him to kill a human girl. Once Stefan does, Klaus says they can
leave Mystic Falls. At the Gilbert house, Jeremy finds his deceased
vampire ex-girlfriends Anna and Vicki.
Edited by Angel-Jot. - 08 May 2012 at 5:41pm
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