Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot

First Aired: September 10, 2009

In the series opener, a Virginia high-school student, Elena (Nina Dobrev), falls for a new boy (Paul Wesley) in class who is actually a centuries-old vampire struggling to live peacefully among humans. Their budding relationship is threatened when his evil vampire brother arrives in town and tries to capture Elena's heart for himself.

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  • Premiered: September 10, 2009
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: A Virginia high-school student falls for a new boy in class who is actually a centuries-old vampire struggling to live peacefully among humans. Based on the young-adult book series by L.J. Smith. (more)

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