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"The Sacrifice"

Elena sets a plan in motion this week and asks for Rose's help in executing it. Meanwhile, Jeremy tries to help his sister retrieve the moonstone... but only lands himself in serious danger as a result.

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Elena searches for the truth about Katherine and her past this week, using Caroline to help. We also meet Luka, a new student with an interesting family history.

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Damon and Stefan rush to save Elena this week, learning new information about vampire and events in their past in the process. Elsewhere, Caroline tries to help Tyler transition into a werewolf.

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"Masquerade"

A masquerade ball is at the center of this episode, as Stefan is forced to take Katherine as her date and pretend she's Elena. That can't be a good idea, can it?

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Jeremy offers his help to Damon and Alaric on this installment. Meanwhile, Bonnie stumbles across new information on Katherine and shares it with Stefan.

  • 4.8 / 5.0
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"Kill or Be Killed"

Tyler learns more about his family's curse on this episode, while Elena tries to keep her brother away from the Lockwoods. Caroline's mom also plays a key role on "Kill or Be Killed."

  • 4.9 / 5.0
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"Memory Lane"

It's flashback time! We got back to 1864 again this week, as Stefan takes drastic measures to learn just why Katherine actually came back to Mystic Falls.

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"Bad Moon Rising"

Alaric and Damon team up on this episode. They head to Duke University to learn more about Isobel's research. Elsewhere, Stefan comes across a brand new danger.

  • 4.4 / 5.0
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"Brave New World"

A carnival is held in Mystic Falls this week, while Tyler learns more about Mason and who/what he is. We've recapped "Brave New World" in detail.

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"The Return"

Katherine is back, and Mystic Falls will never be the same! This is the second season premiere of The Vampire Diaries, as repercussions from a major return are felt by all characters.

  • 4.2 / 5.0
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