The episode begins and Elena brings supplies to Alaric in the cellar. He thinks it’s better for him to remain confined, at least until his alter ego doesn’t give them the white oak stake, which his alter ego has hidden somewhere. He is also worried as to what Klaus would do if they don’t give him the stake. Elena says that it’s the only thing that will kill him so he would be desperate to get it in any way possible. She tells him that Stefan would watch over him for a while, in the meantime she and Damon would go to Denver to pick up Jeremy. It turns out that it was Stephan’s idea, as he wants her to sort out the unresolved feelings she possibly has for Damon. Later, Stephan and Elena part ways without saying much. ..Read the full recap
Ratings: 2.21 Million Viewers
Casting: Main cast member Katerina Graham (Bonnie Bennett) does not appear in this episode.
Trivia: This episode had the lowest ratings of season 3 of 'The Vampire Diaries.'
Rebekah: So you'd rather dress in tacky colours with bad hair than be a classic flapper from the jazz age? Honestly, I don't know what my brother sees in you.
Caroline: You see, unlike some other people, I don't sleep with everyone I make eye-contact with.
Damon: Have you ever flown first class?
Elena: Who did you have to compel for that?
Damon: Please. I used miles.
Rebekah: Okay, spill. Why are you being nice to me?
Matt: I drove you home. You don't have a car.
Rebekah: Not just that. I mean, helping me with the dance, and, and standing up to Caroline. I don't buy it.
Matt: Buy what?
Rebekah: The whole gentlemanly thing. There's everything my family's done to you. What are you up to?
Matt: It's sad that you can't just get a ride home from school without thinking there's some ulterior motive.
Jeremy: You travelled across the country to get me to talk to a dead vampire?
Damon: Dead vampire is redundant, but yes.
Caroline: We are gonna do this an actual bed, right?
Tyler: Yes. Once I know how to deal with Klaus.
Caroline: Tell him to suck it.
Elena: Why don't you let anyone see the good in you?
Damon: When people see good, they expect good. And I don't wanna live up to anyone's expectations.
Heart of Darkness
'Heart of Darkness' is the title of a novel from 1902 by Joseph Conrad
. The novel is about the darkness that lies within human beings when they commit acts of evil.
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: When Elena brings in books for Alaric to read in the cell, she finds that Damon slipped in the book 'Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.'
'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' is a novel from 1886 in which the main character can change from a scientist into a monster.
When Damon, Elena and Jeremy arrive at the hotel so that Jeremy can contact Rose, Damon calls Jeremy Whoopi.
was the star on the 1990 film 'Ghost,' where she was a medium who can contact people from the afterlife.
When Alaric wakes up after being attacked by Klaus, Stefan tells him that he almost finished reading Moby Dick.
'Moby Dick' is a novel from 1851 by American writer Herman Melville
When Elena and Damon enter Mary's house, Damon says that it looks like "Vampire Hoarders."
' is a documentary series that airs on A&E about people who suffer from compulsive hoarding.
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary: When Damon and Elena are in Mary's house and find her dead, Damon says "Mary..." to which Kol responds "...quite contrary."
These are the words to the beginning of English famous nursery rhyme 'Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary.'