The Vampire Diaries

Monday, 17 December 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

O Come, All Ye Faithful:

As a Winter Wonderland–themed party fills the streets of Mystic Falls, Stefan and Caroline find themselves at odds with Tyler over his plans for Klaus and his hybrids. When Caroline proposes a solution to their problem, Hayley (recurring guest star PHOEBE TONKIN) finds a dramatic way to make it clear that she is not on board.

Later, Klaus makes a discovery that leads to chaos and violence.

Meanwhile, Elena and Damon retreat to the Gilbert lake house to help Jeremy conquer some dangerous inner demons with the help of Bonnie and Professor Shane (recurring guest star DAVID ALPAY), who reveals a piece of ancient history that leaves them all speechless.

Monday, 10 December 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

We’ll Always Have Bourbon Street:

When Stefan confronts Damon with a suspicion about Elena, Damon has no choice but to help Stefan investigate. Searching for answers, Damon and Stefan visit modern-day New Orleans to see if they can find anyone who remembers the events of their last visit in 1942, including one of Damon’s former flames, Charlotte (guest star MADELINE ZIMA – Californication). Elena, Caroline and Bonnie share a girls’ night while the Salvatore brothers are out of town, and emotions run high when Elena delivers some shocking news. At Hayley’s (recurring guest star PHOEBE TONKIN) urging, Tyler confronts one of Klaus’ hybrids, Kimberly (guest star ALYSSA DIAZ – Red Dawn), and the situation quickly escalates into violence. Finally, Damon is faced with a heartbreaking decision.

Monday, 3 December 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

My Brother’s Keeper:

Caroline does her best to be there for Stefan and Elena in a tough time. Damon tries to convince Stefan to help him uncover Professor Shane’s (recurring guest star DAVID ALPAY) motives, but Stefan is intent on carrying out a different plan with Klaus. At the annual Miss Mystic Falls Pageant, Elena and Caroline give April (recurring guest star GRACE PHIPPS) advice on which dress to wear, while Tyler and Hayley (recurring guest star PHOEBE TONKIN) work together on a secret project and Damon confronts Professor Shane with his suspicions. Alarmed by the vivid nightmares he’s having, Jeremy turns to Matt for help, but the situation escalates sooner than anyone expected. Olympic gold medalist GABRIELLE DOUGLAS guest stars.

Monday, 19 November 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

We All Go a Little Mad Sometimes:

Terrifying hallucinations leave Elena shaken and confused, causing her to make a dangerous mistake. After giving Stefan some very disturbing news about Elena, Klaus takes matters into his own hands. Professor Shane (recurring guest star DAVID ALPAY) reveals a story of ancient witchcraft to Damon and Bonnie. With help from Klaus and Stefan, Jeremy begins a new chapter in his life. Finally, Elena makes a painful personal confession to Stefan, and Matt gives Damon startling new information about Professor Shane.

Monday, 12 November 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

The Killer:

Stefan and Klaus form an uneasy alliance to try and contain the danger that Connor (recurring guest star TODD WILLIAMS) has unleashed on the town. When Connor takes Jeremy, Matt and April (recurring guest star GRACE PHIPPS) hostage at the Grill, Stefan and Damon have a serious disagreement about the best course of action, and Elena is again caught between the two brothers. The situation quickly turns violent when Klaus sends one of his hybrids, Dean (guest star BLAKE HOOD – 90210), to stand up to Connor. Caroline is surprised to find Hayley (recurring guest star PHOEBE TONKIN) at the Lockwood mansion. Meanwhile, Professor Shane (recurring guest star DAVID ALPAY) works with Bonnie to help her get past her fear and guilt.

Monday, 15 October 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Series four:

Growing Pains:

Based on the best-selling book series, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES is the story of two vampire brothers, obsessed with the same gorgeous girl, who are battling to control the fate of an entire town.

When Stefan and Damon Salvatore first returned to their hometown of Mystic Falls, Virginia, it was for very different reasons. Yet both brothers were drawn to Elena Gilbert, who bears a striking resemblance to Katherine Pierce, the beautiful but ruthless vampire the brothers knew and loved — in 1864.

After surviving the return of the vengeful Katherine and the wrench she threw into their love triangle, Stefan and Damon would face their greatest challenge yet — the arrival of Klaus, one of the powerful “Original” vampires.

Last season revealed the history of Klaus and the Original family, as well as the surprising friendship Klaus and his sister Rebekah shared with Stefan decades earlier. Klaus’ return led to Stefan’s descent back to his violent “Ripper” ways and as Elena and Damon worked to bring Stefan back from the edge, they struggled with the guilt of their growing bond.

Meanwhile, Klaus found himself irresistibly drawn to Caroline Forbes, forcing Caroline’s boyfriend, Tyler Lockwood, to break his sire bond to Klaus and claim Caroline as his own.

Finally, the life of Alaric Saltzman, Elena and Jeremy’s trusted teacher and guardian, took a terrifying turn when witchcraft — and Bonnie’s unwilling help — turned Alaric into the ultimate vampire hunter.

Season four begins with the knowledge that everything is changing, as Elena and her friends enter the final stretch of high school before graduation sends them off on different paths. But the friends’ bond to their home town of Mystic Falls takes on a deeper meaning when a new villain seems intent on destroying it.

Tuesday, 22 May 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Before Sunset: 

Klaus acts on his intentions to leave town with Elena, but finds resistance from a surprising new enemy. Bonnie calls on Abby (recurring guest star PERSIA WHITE) to help her with a difficult spell. As events spiral out of control, Elena is determined to protect Caroline; Damon and Stefan enlist Tyler’s help; and Bonnie and Jeremy take a terrifying risk to make sure her spell is effective. Plus, Damon and Stefan have a surprisingly candid conversation about the future.

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Do Not Go Gentle: 

Alaric finds an unexpected ally to guide him on his dangerous new path, while Damon and Meredith (recurring guest star TORREY DeVITTO) try to figure out what their next move should be. At the school’s 1920s Decade Dance, Bonnie asks Jamie (recurring guest star ROBERT RI’CHARD) to go with her and, at Caroline’s suggestion, Elena asks Stefan to be her date. Caroline is pleasantly surprised when Tyler shows up at the dance determined to sweep her off her feet, but Klaus does his best to come between them. The dance takes a deadly turn when Damon and Stefan realize they need the help of Matt, Jeremy and especially Bonnie to undo a spell that could prove devastating for everyone.

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

Heart of Darkness: 

Elena and Damon set off together to make sure Jeremy is safe in Denver, and to see if his special abilities can help reveal the information they need about ancient vampire bloodlines. It doesn’t take them long to learn that Jeremy has been hanging with the wrong people. Stefan and Klaus both go to brutal extremes in their search for the missing weapon. Caroline is thrilled when Tyler returns to town, but Tyler soon suspects that something has been going on between Caroline and Klaus. Matt has his hands full trying to keep Rebecca (recurring guest star CLAIRE HOLT) busy organizing the school’s upcoming 1920s Decade Dance.

Tuesday, 24 April 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

The Murder of One: 

Damon and Stefan focus a new project that will bring them closer to destroying Klaus, and they quickly bring Elena, Caroline and Matt in on the plan. After Klaus threatens someone close to Bonnie, she has no choice but to work on the spell he needs. Meanwhile, Klaus and Rebekah (recurring guest star CLAIRE HOLT) find the perfect motivator to convince Finn (recurring guest star CASPAR ZAFER – Tirante el Blanco) to cooperate with them, but Rebekah is more interested in her own brutal plan to take revenge on Damon. 

Stefan’s emotional turmoil leads him to a dangerous confrontation with Klaus and, later, to a heartbreaking moment with Elena.

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