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The Vampire Diaries: There Goes the Neighborhood

Anna brings a surprising guest along when she pays a visit to Damon . Elena and Stefan go on an awkward double date with Caroline and Matt , but Stefan and Matt find they have some common ground. Jenna reunites with her old friend Kelly , and Jeremy's relationship with Anna takes an unexpected direction. Kevin Bray directed the episode written by Bryan Oh & Andrew Chambliss.

Source: The CW

Episode Info


Episode number: 1x16
Production Number: 2J5015
Airdate: Thursday April 01st, 2010


Alternate Airdates:

CA (CTV two) Apr 01, 2010
UK (itv2) May 11, 2010
NL (Net 5) May 16, 2010
FI (MTV3) Nov 25, 2010

Guest Stars
Kelly HuKelly Hu
As Pearl (Vampire and Friend of Katherine Pierce)
Recurring
Malese JowMalese Jow
As Anna (Vampire Daughter of Pearl)
Recurring
Melinda ClarkeMelinda Clarke
As Kelly Donovan (Mother of Matt Donovan)
Recurring
Stephen MartinesStephen Martines
As Frederick (Vampire From The Tomb)
Recurring
Sterling SuliemanSterling Sulieman
As Harper (Vampire From The Tomb)
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Jeni PerilloJeni Perillo
As Bethanne (Vampire From The Tomb, Fredericks Girlfriend)
Recurring
Tiffany MorganTiffany Morgan
As Samantha Gibbons (Owner of House Where Vampires Are Staying)
Recurring
Main Cast
Nina DobrevNina Dobrev
As Elena Gilbert
Paul WesleyPaul Wesley
As Stefan Salvatore
Ian SomerhalderIan Somerhalder
As Damon Salvatore
Steven R. McQueenSteven R. McQueen
As Jeremy Gilbert
Zach RoerigZach Roerig
As Matt Donovan
Candice AccolaCandice Accola
As Caroline Forbes
Sara CanningSara Canning
As Jenna Sommers
Episode Notes
Ratings: 2.80 Million Viewers

Casting: Main cast members Katerina Graham (Bonnie), Michael Trevino (Tyler) and Matt Davis (Alaric) do not appear in this episode.

Trivia: Stefan drives a red 1962 Porsche 356 B.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The ConstellationsPerfect DayMatt and Stefan play pool, Caroline and Elena talk
Erin McCarleyLovesick MistakeElena and Caroline talk after their double date.
In-flight SafetyCloudHeadDamon drinks at the Grille.
In-flight SafetyCrash/LandDamon, Jenna and Mrs Donovan drink at the bar.
KeaneBetter Than ThisElena and Stefan talk about Damon at school.
Marianas TrenchCross My HeartDamon, Jenna and Mrs Donovan drink at the bar.
ParachuteThe Mess I MadeCaroline and Matt talk about their relationship.
Tegan & SaraThe OceanStefan, Elena, Caroline and Matt on their date.


Episode Quotes
Stefan: Damon hasn't said a word to me. Every time I try to talk to him he shuts me down.
Elena: Do you think he's still trying to find Katherine?
Stefan: I don't know. He waited a hundred and forty-five years, only to find out that Katherine could not care less. I mean, it's gotta hurt, right?
Elena: And it couldn't have happened to a nicer guy.

Stefan: Have you thought any more about what you're gonna do?
Elena: About what? Isobel, my vampire birth mother, who's related to my vampire ancestor, Katherine, who screwed over your vampire brother? Nah. Haven't thought about it at all.

Elena: Have you ever even been on a double date before?
Stefan: Oh, absolutely. Uh, '72. Hef and the twins.
Elena: What?
Stefan: Yeah. Playmates. I got Miss June.

Jeremy: Why didn't you...kill me?
Anna: I don't know. Maybe I'm a sucker for guys like you.
Jeremy: Like what?
Anna: Lost. But why would you confront me about it? Why would you risk it?
Jeremy: Because if it was true, maybe...I don't know. Maybe it's true about Vicki. And also because...I want you to turn me.

Matt: Is there anything you're not good at?
Stefan: Double dating.

Damon: What exactly are you trying to achieve?
Pearl: Mystic Falls is our home, Damon. They took that from us. Our land, our home. It's time we rebuild.
Damon: What, are you crazy? That was 1864. Wake up, woman. The world has moved on.

Kelly: Mattie, please.
Matt: Do you know what I was doing tonight, mom? I was having fun, you know trying to forget about all the crap I have to deal with everyday..just enjoy a night with my friends. And then there you are, wasted at the bar, where I work by the way to pay the bills that you don't pay and then you're off acting like a freaking kid..hooking up with some guy half your age. I'm the kid mom, you're supposed to be responsible for me.



Episode Goofs
Continuity:

While cooking with Anna, Jeremy purposely cuts his hand with a knife. Later, when he is brushing his teeth in the bathroom, there is no bandage on his hand, and he is using it to hold the toothbrush. In the next scene, he goes into his room to find Anna there, and his hand is wrapped in a bandage.




Cultural References
Episode Title: There Goes the Neighborhood

'There Goes the Neighborhood' is the title of a movie from 1992 starring Jeff Daniels.


Interview with the Vampire: Jeremy goes on an online chat room to ask how you can be turned into a vampire. A user answers, "Brad Pitt changed me."

Brad Pitt was the star of the 1994 vampire film, 'Interview with the Vampire.'

Wayne Newton: When Jeremy asks how to be turned into a vampire, a user online answers "go to Vegas, ask for Wayne Newton."

Wayne Newton is an American singer and entertainer.

Paula Abdul: When Jeremy asks how to kill a vampire, an online user answers "use the blood of Paula Abdul."

Paula Abdul is an American singer, choreographer and songwriter.

Cougar Town: While at Stefan's house, Caroline says, "Yeah. Uh, yeah, this is much better than watching Damon visit Cougar Town."

'Cougar Town' is a television series starring Courteney Cox, about an older woman who dates younger men.

Hugh Hefner: Stefan tells Elena that he once went on a double date with "Hef and the twins."

Hugh Hefner is the founder of Playboy Enterprises.



Episode References
Season 1, Episode 15: Elena learned in 1x15 "A Few Good Men" that her birth mother Isobel is still alive.

Season 1, Episode 15: Alaric was attacked by Damon in 1x15 "A Few Good Men," but he didn't die because he was protected by a ring given to him by Isobel.

Season 1, Episode 15: Multiple vampires escaped the tomb in 1x15 "A Few Good Men" and they are all grouping together at a house in the woods.



Other Episode Crew

Co-ProducerBryan Oh
Associate ProducerJames Thompson (1)
Production DesignerGarreth Stover
EditorJoshua Butler
CastingLesli Gelles  |  Greg Orson
Unit Production ManagerAida Rodgers
First Assistant DirectorRudy Persico
Second Assistant DirectorTyler Romary
Staff WriterBrian Young
MusicMichael Suby
Music EditorStuart Goetz
Music SupervisorChristopher T. Mollere
Costume DesignerJennifer Bryan
Set DecoratorKaren Bruck
Property MasterJoshua Meltzer
Script SupervisorKellie Cyrus
Post Production SupervisorAni Arutyunyan
Supervising Sound EditorJohn Benson
Re-Recording MixerKen Burton  |  Andre Perreault
Director of PhotographyPaul M. Sommers
Stunt CoordinatorJohn Copeman
Sound MixerPatrick Hanson
Executive Story EditorAndrew Chambliss
Casting AssociateStacey Taylor-Singerman
Hair Department HeadDaniel Curet
Makeup ArtistBeverly Jo Pryor
On Set Make-up FxConor McCullagh
 
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