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Elena is in love with Stefan- a 162-year old man. A 162-year old vampire, that is. Stefan and Elena's relationship becomes increasingly complex and convoluted: Stefan's brother, Damon, is out for blood, pun intended. The plot thickens as Damon develops a romantic interest in Elena, and a Twilight-esque love triangle begins to take shape. The town of Mystic Falls, Virginia, will never be the same.

Friday 8:00PM et/pt on The CW
8 Seasons, 163 Episodes - Currently Airing
September 10, 2009
Drama, Science Fiction, Vampire
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  • In the aftermath of his interaction with Cade, Stefan is determined to have a perfect Christmas Eve with Caroline. However, their dinner is anything but perfect.

  • When her children become the focus of the Siren's latest plan, Caroline is determined to ensure the safety of her family.

  • Damon's s latest actions prove he may have spiraled completely out of control. Unwilling to give up on his brother, Stefan is faced with a choice that will change their relationship forever.

  • In an effort to find a mysterious artifact, Damon travels to Texas where a violent encounter with Peter Maxwell leads to an unexpected revelation. Meanwhile, after gaining the upper hand in their fight to save Damon and Enzo, Stefan and Alaric team up and uncover the origins of the mysterious force they're up against.

  • As Enzo continues to fight the control over him, Bonnie faces a major dilemma. At the Armory, Alaric researches a mysterious artifact that he hopes will help in their fight to get Damon and Enzo back.

  • Upon their discovery that someone from Stefan's past may be Damon and Enzo's next target, Stefan, Bonnie and Caroline head to North Carolina. There, Bonnie takes extreme measures in an attempt to break Enzo free of whatever has control over him.

  • In the eighth season premiere, it's been months since Damon and Enzo mysteriously vanished from the Armory vault. Stefan has exhausted his search, while Bonnie's hope that they will be found has diminished. Meanwhile, a dangerous encounter with an unexpected visitor leaves Caroline and Alaric fearing what may be targeting their family.

  • Despite their best efforts to help Bonnie survive the predicament she is in, Damon, Enzo and Caroline realize their options are running out. With their only chance of saving their friend inside the Armory, Stefan delivers the news to Caroline that they may need help from an unlikely source.

  • When Damon's dangerous attempt to save Bonnie takes a drastic turn, the consequences of his actions forces everyone to work together to help her survive.

  • With Bonnie's life at risk and multiple challenges ahead of them, Damon and Enzo lead the charge to save Bonnie before it's too late. Stefan reluctantly teams up with Matt for the sake of Bonnie and uncovers the truth behind Matt's anger towards him.

  • When Enzo's efforts to protect Bonnie end up endangering her, they learn that Rayna may be her only hope for survival.

  • In an effort to capture an escaped vampire who may hold the key to getting Stefan back safely, Damon and Alaric travel to Memphis. However, Alaric is hesitant to revert back to his former vampire hunting ways.

  • Following his brother's fateful decision, Stefan awakens to a life or death situation and must trust his instincts. 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.

  • In an effort to make things right with his brother, Damon suggests that Stefan's scar be magically transferred to him, only to discover that doing so may present unexpected consequences.

  • While Stefan and Valerie search for a mystical herb that could conceal him from Rayna, Damon plots to take her down for good.

  • When Stefan goes to New Orleans to lure vampire hunter Rayna Cruz away from his friends in Mystic Falls, he encounters Klaus Mikaelson, who becomes suspicious of his old friend's unplanned arrival.

  • When complications from her supernatural pregnancy threaten Caroline's life, Stefan and Valerie go above and beyond to save her and the babies. Meanwhile, after uncovering a dark secret about Damon, Enzo uses the information to his advantage.

  • Damon continues to spiral out of control and under the influence of Julian. Refusing to surrender, Stefan attempts to reason with Damon only to uncover the devastating reason for his descent.

  • The effects of the Phoenix stone have taken a toll on Damon, so Stefan tries to help him gain a sense of reality. Elsewhere, Matt and Bonnie deal with the repercussions after Julian and his men take over Mystic Falls.

  • Upon his discovery of Julian's plan to avenge Lily's death, Damon awakens to find himself trapped inside the Phoenix stone, and forced to face his darkest demon in order to get out.

  • While Damon and Stefan search for Julian in a small town outside of Mystic Falls, Stefan's choices set off a series of tragic events.

  • Julian and Lily host a celebration for Mary Louise and Nora's anniversary. Meanwhile, Stefan and Damon intend to eliminate a new threat posed by Julian.

  • In an effort to convince Lily of Julian's manipulating ways, Stefan and Damon confront their mother with painful memories from their childhood. However, Lily reveals a dark secret she's been harboring for over 160 years, leaving Stefan and Damon confused.

  • Lily hosts a dinner party to introduce Julian to Damon and Stefan, and to make a declaration of peace. Meanwhile, Bonnie and Matt unearth an unusual mystery.

  • Damon tries to escape his downward spiral and keep his promises to Elena; Lily prepares for the arrival of someone from her past; Stefan comes face-to-face with Valerie and makes a shocking discovery.

  • Just as Damon thinks he's in control of Lily, an unexpected turn of events leaves him scrambling for a backup plan.

  • Following a clever plan orchestrated by Lily, Damon embarks on a mission with Bonnie and Alaric to find leverage to use against his mother.

  • Damon's impulsive decision could ruin a deal between Stefan and Lily, so Damon tries to make amends with his mother before things spiral out of control.

  • In the seventh season premiere, Damon tries to move on now that Elena is gone. Meanwhile, Stefan waits for Caroline to sort out her emotions and tries to protect the town from Lily and her family of Heretics, who are wreaking havoc in Mystic Falls.

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