Episode 20 : The Originals Acting on a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him in New Orleans, Klaus makes a trip to the town he and his family helped build. In exchange for a spot in the dorm room, she offers to show Caroline how to get answers from Dr. Enzo gives Damon unwanted relationship advice, then admits he is searching for a woman he loved decades before while he was held captive by the Augustines. Episode 14 : Moonlight On the Bayou In order to lure a vengeful vampire hunter named Rayna Cruz away from his friends in Mystic Falls, Stefan heads to New Orleans, where Valerie has learned of a safe house that can protect him. Tyler, who is human once again, has a run-in at a football tailgate that tests his ability to control his anger, while Matt worries that Jeremy is dealing with the loss of Bonnie in a self-destructive way. Much to the surprise of their friends, Matt and Caroline continue to hang out together.
Meanwhile, Nadia reveals her surprising history to Katherine, and Damon tries to make a deal with Silas. Damon indignantly rejects her flirtation. The friendship and flirtation between Jeremy and Anna continues to grow. Episode 7 : Do You Remember the First Time? Lastly, an unexpected gift from Bonnie leaves Damon shaken to his core. For the second time, Bonnie and Jeremy must turn to Liv for help. Caroline and Tyler are forced to make a life-changing decision. To make ends meet Matt takes a job at the Mystic Grill.
Elsewhere, Jeremy helps Matt carry out a plan to take down Enzo but grows concerned when Matt takes things too far. While trying to strike a deal with Klaus, Elena delivers news that truly shocks him. Stefan opens up to Grams in his effort to help Bonnie overcome her fears and accept her powers. Episode 2 : Memorial Elena tries to cope with the extreme highs and lows that are part of becoming a vampire, and Stefan and Damon almost come to blows while arguing about what is best for her. In the process, Damon comes face to face with someone who is determined to make him pay for past wrongs. Elena and Caroline try to find out who is covering up a campus murder, and a fellow Whitmore student named Jesse gives Elena some intriguing information about Professor Wes Maxfield.
Jeremy makes an unexpected deal with Liv, then makes a decision that is devastating to Elena. Episode 3 : Welcome to Paradise In an attempt to bring some fun back into their lives, Elena persuades Caroline to meet her at the swimming hole where she plans to introduce her to Liam. As a violent wind storm causes a power outage in Mystic Falls, ghosts suddenly appear - some with good intentions and some bent on revenge. Meanwhile, Stefan and Damon continue their commitment to Cade as they test the morals of a young doctor, Tara. Lastly, realizing it might be time to move on with his life, Jeremy contemplates leaving Mystic Falls for good.
Finally, after an evening of violence and dashed hopes, Damon finds a new way to cope. However, their plans are thwarted by a mysterious young woman named Tessa who seems to know everything about Stefan's history. They ingeniously staged the moon curse in order to get vampires and werewolves to help look for a cure for Klaus's real curse, doubly monstrous genes. Episode 5 : The World Has Turned and Left Me Here With Homecoming around the corner, Elena invites Liam to attend a party at the corn maze with her. A stranger, Connor Jordan, arrives in town and begins questioning Sheriff Forbes and Mayor Lockwood. At the Armory, Alaric and Georgie stumble upon a mysterious symbol that may be related to the supernatural force controlling Damon and Enzo. Determined to outsmart Klaus, Damon enters into a dangerous partnership, leading to a terrifying turn of events.
Episode 21 : Isobel Isobel returns to town and stuns Alaric with her attitude and her demands that he arrange a meeting with Elena. Episode 16 : 1912 The present-day murders in Mystic Falls remind Damon of a similar crime spree a century earlier. Finally, Elena makes a painful personal confession to Stefan, and Matt gives Damon startling new information about Professor Shane. Episode 5 : Kill or Be Killed Tyler learns more about the Lockwood family curse from Mason. Damon tries to convince Stefan to help him uncover Prof.
At a town gathering, Elena comes close to losing control until Caroline steps in to help her. However, Lily remains one step ahead and carries out a harsh plan that hits Damon where it hurts most. Lastly, Stefan is forced to break some devastating news to Caroline. A desperate Katherine discovers a new and unexpected consequence of becoming human again, and realizes she needs a new place to stay. Meanwhile, a bored Elena throws a wild party and gets into an ugly fight. Mason gives Sheriff Lockwood some startling information, leading to a night of violence, confession and heartbreak. Matt asks Bonnie for help when he realizes he made a serious mistake.
With time working against him, he sets off on a journey of survival while forced to confront a lifetime of irreversible damage Damon has done to their relationship. Elena takes matters into her own hands and demands that Liv and Luke help her, but Liv refuses to cooperate until Caroline provides her with some personal motivation. When Damon returns from Georgia, Stefan is waiting with news that will change their world. Episode 4 : Memory Lane Stefan takes drastic measures to find out the real reason Katherine has returned to Mystic Falls, and is shocked when she reveals new secrets about what really happened in 1864. Elsewhere, Enzo tries to hold it together as he painfully watch Bonnie in the fight of her life, while Matt takes matters into his own hands to save one of his closest friends. Episode 13 : Children of the Damned 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. Episode 3 : The Rager Connor continues his search to uncover the secrets of Mystic Falls and tries to convince Jeremy to work with him.
Elena tries to keep Jeremy from becoming more involved with the Lockwood mystery, but Jeremy makes an effort to hang out with Tyler. Elsewhere, Caroline begins having some dangerous side effects as a result of her supernatural pregnancy and is forced to turn to Valerie for help. And when Damon offers Caroline advice on how to cope with everything going on around her, it forces him to revisit painful memories involving his own mother. Tyler, still working on controlling his anger issues, asks Liv for a favor and is surprised when she makes an unexpected confession. Episode 1 : Day One of Twenty-Two Thousand, Give or Take After a twisted plan left the life of his girlfriend Elena linked to that of his best friend Bonnie, Damon is forced to navigate his new reality without the love of his life.