What a great episode of The Vampire Diaries.
Throughout the hour, viewers learned more about the history of the Salvatore brothers, as well as Mystic Falls in general.
We also met Caroline's mother and Tyler's parents, all of whom seem to have something sinister up their sleeves in regard to Damon and Salvatore.
Read all about "Family Ties" via our detailed episode guide.
Below, we've compiled a few of our favorite Vampire Diaries quotes from the installment...
Damon: You're dead, dude. Get over it. | permalink
Caroline: Are you gonna kill me?
Damon: Hmm-mmm. But not yet. | permalink
Damon: What's so special about this Bella girl? Edward's so whipped!
Caroline: You've gotta read the first book first. It won't make sense if you don't.
Damon: I miss Anne Rice. She was so on it. | permalink
Damon: It's cool not growing old. I like being the eternal stud. | permalink