The Vampire Diaries Episodes

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The Vampire Diaries Season 2 episodes

The Vampire Diaries Episode Recap: "As I Lay Dying" Season 2, Episode 22

Can you believe it's already the season finale of The Vampire Diaries? While last week's episode proved to be pretty epic and extremely tragic, it was hard to imagine the finale would top it.  But it did.

Damon tries to apologize (rather sincerely I might add) to Elena for making her feed on his blood and says, "I know I don't deserve your forgiveness, but I need it." Elena tells him she needs time. So, off Damon goes. He takes a drink and then stands in the sun with his ring off and burns. Stefan shows up to rescue Damon and tells him he cannot kill himself. "What's the plan, Superman?" Damon jokes. Even while dying he's funny!

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The Vampire Diaries Episode Recap: "The Sun Also Rises" Season 2, Episode 21

Before I get to recapping let me just say I've had a roller coaster of emotions throughout the last two seasons of Vampire Diaries. This week I experienced that on a whole new level and I fully admit to sobbing throughout the final 15 minutes. We knew there would be death and we knew not every beloved character would make it, but the loss of Jenna was an absolute heartbreaker.

The episode begins where last week left off — Caroline and Matt fighting off werewolf Tyler. They manage to escape with Caroline pleading with Matt not to shoot at him anymore.

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The Vampire Diaries Episode Recap: "The Last Day" Season 2, Episode 20

This week's episode of The Vampire Diaries was intense to say the least. Tyler returned, Elena made an important declaration, someone got bit and someone got turned.

Elijah explains the real curse to Stefan, and Damon interrupts asking why they're waiting on killing Klaus. When Elena adds that they can't do it too soon for risk of killing Bonnie, Damon quips, "I'll write her a great eulogy." Elijah also shows off an elixir he has which will resuscitate Elena after Klaus drinks her blood. But Damon won't chance the potion not working and takes matters into his own hands — he force-feeds her his blood so that she'd become a vampire and not die.

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The Vampire Diaries Episode Recap: "Klaus" Season 2, Episode 19

On this week's Vampire Diaries, Elijah is brought back to life, we finally meet the real Klaus, another human is let in on the vampire secret and there is so much history revealed that my brain hurts.

Elena sits as Elijah suddenly comes back to life and his first word is "Katerina." We jump right into the episode's first flashback set in 1492 England where Lord Elijah introduces Katerina to Klaus.

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The Vampire Diaries Episode Recap: "The Last Dance" Season 2, Episode 18

On this week's episode of The Vampire Diaries, the group attends a '60s decade dance, only to have their fun ruined by Klaus, who's taken over Alaric's body. And let's just say Matt Davis plays an excellent creepy baddie. Who won the war, at least this week, between the Original and our friends in Mystic Falls? Let's find out.

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The Vampire Diaries Episode Recap: "Know Thy Enemy" Season 2, Episode 17

On this week's The Vampire Diaries, Elena and Alaric get upset with John when Isobel's unexpected arrival leaves Jenna devastated. Meanwhile, Matt must decide what to do with the information that not only is Caroline a vampire, but that his sister Vicki was killed by one.

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The Vampire Diaries Episode Recap: "The House Guest" Season 2, Episode 16

On this week's episode of The Vampire Diaries, Katherine's mind games are getting to everyone, but Damon, Stefan and Elena realize that her knowledge of Mystic Falls history will keep them alive. Meanwhile, it's all about confessions as Alaric enlightens Jenna and Katherine 'fesses up to Damon.

I'm currently on vacation, but use this space to post your thoughts on "The House Guest."

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The Vampire Diaries Episode Recap: "The Dinner Party" Season 2, Episode 15

This week's episode of The Vampire Diaries was probably the most epic of the season. Damon and his new girlfriend Andie arrange a dinner party for Elijah so that they can kill him during dessert, while Stefan confesses to Elena that he used to be a rabid murderer. So was the plot successful? Keep reading to find out.

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The Vampire Diaries Episode Recap: "Crying Wolf" Season 2, Episode 14

On this week's episode of The Vampire Diaries, Stefan and Elena get away for what they hope will be a romantic weekend at the Gilbert family's lake house, not realizing they've been followed. Jules explains the importance of the sun and moon curse to Tyler, but leaves out an important detail. And Damon attends a tea at the Historical Society to talk to Elijah, who isn't giving up any secrets. 

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The Vampire Diaries Episode Recap: "Daddy Issues" Season 2, Episode 13

On this week's Vampire Diaries, Elena is shocked to learn that Uncle John (aka her biological father) has returned to Mystic Falls. Meanwhile, Caroline is taken hostage as Tyler deals with the news that she and her fellow vamps may have killed Mason.

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The Descent Season 2, Episode 12

Damon tries to save Rose after she is bitten by a werewolf, but her increasingly violent behavior puts everyone, especially Elena, in danger. Meanwhile, Tyler reveals his true feelings for Caroline, and Jonathan Gilbert makes a surprise return to town. read more

By the Light of the Moon Season 2, Episode 11

Caroline helps Tyler prepare for his first transformation into a werewolf. Meanwhile, a stranger shows up in Mystic Falls searching for Mason; Elijah confronts Elena in her house and offers to make her a deal; and Bonnie and Luca work together on a magic spell with the moonstone. read more

The Sacrifice Season 2, Episode 10

Jeremy tries to retrieve the moonstone from Katherine, but his plan goes horribly wrong. Meanwhile, Tyler discovers a video of his uncle's first transformation into a werewolf, and Elena attempts to sacrifice her life to save her loved ones. read more

Katerina Season 2, Episode 9

Katherine reveals to Elena her bloody past back in 1490 Bulgaria when she was pursued by the world's oldest known vampire. Meanwhile, Bonnie befriends a warlock who recently moved to Mystic Falls with his father. read more

Rose Season 2, Episode 8

Elena is abducted by a masked stranger at the masquerade ball, and Stefan and Damon learn surprising information about vampires in the distant past. Meanwhile, Jeremy helps Bonnie after she casts an exhausting spell, and Caroline tries to make life easier for Tyler now that he is a werewolf. read more

Masquerade Season 2, Episode 7

The Lockwoods throw a masquerade ball, and Stefan and Damon try to prevent Katherine from wrecking the party. Meanwhile, Matt and Tyler get into trouble when they start drinking shots with some friends. read more

Plan B Season 2, Episode 6

Damon kidnaps Mason to learn why he is helping Katherine and why he wants the mysterious moonstone. Meanwhile, Stefan tries to retrieve the moonstone after learning it is hidden in a well, but the attempt quickly becomes life-threatening. read more

Kill or Be Killed Season 2, Episode 5

Mason reveals to Tyler the details of the family curse and informs the sheriff that Stefan and Damon are vampires. The sheriff then makes plans to capture the brothers and kill them. read more

Memory Lane Season 2, Episode 4

Katherine reveals to Stefan secrets about what really happened in 1864 when she turned him into a vampire. Meanwhile, Damon tries to resolve his conflict with Mason, and Tyler attempts to get Mason to tell him the truth about the Lockwoods' dark past. read more

Bad Moon Rising Season 2, Episode 3

Elena, Damon and Alaric travel to Duke University to research Isobel's past and her studies in paranormal phenomena. Meanwhile, Stefan faces a terrifying new danger in the woods, and Tyler learns a surprising secret about his uncle Mason. read more

Brave New World Season 2, Episode 2

Caroline wakes up in the hospital and is horrified to learn that she is turning into a vampire. Meanwhile, Damon suspects that Mason may be a werewolf, and Bonnie gets angry with Damon and sets him on fire. read more

The Return Season 2, Episode 1

The second season begins with Elena discovering her uncle John's bloody body and learning Jeremy's fate, and Damon realizing that Katherine has returned. Meanwhile, Caroline is taken to the hospital following a car accident, and Tyler's mysterious uncle Mason arrives in town. read more

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Premiered: September 10, 2009, on CW
Rating: TV-14
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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.

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