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Appearing unexpectedly at Mystic Falls High, Rebekah wastes no time trying to force Stefan, Elena and Caroline to answer her questions about the search for a cure, leading to a bombshell piece of information from Elena. When Bonnie's father, Rudy Owens, accepts the role of Interim Mayor, he makes it a priority to protect his daughter, who isn't at all comfortable with the role he suddenly wants to play in her life. Professor Shane continues to encourage Bonnie to believe in her powers, but he soon finds himself in danger when he reveals too much to the wrong person. Later, Caroline does her best to comfort Tyler after a violent confrontation. Meanwhile, at the lake house, Damon and Matt train Jeremy, trying to raise his game as a hunter, but Klaus is impatient with their progress and intervenes to speed up the process.
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The episode begins and Sheriff Forbes speaks at a service for Carol Lockwood in the high school gym, saying she died as the result of a "terrible accident". Elena thinks she sees Rebekah across the gym and goes to investigate. Rudy Hopkins, Bonnie's dad, has been selected as interim mayor. Elena comes to in the library. April is angry and asks Elena how many times she compelled her. April knows Rebekah is an original. Rebekah compels Elena to stay put. Up at the lake house, Damon listens to a message from Elena; she misses him. Jeremy is sparring with Matt and winning. Jeremy says he's ready for more, so Damon tosses him a stake and dares him. ..Read the full recap
Ratings: 2.95 Million Viewers
Casting: This episode marks Michael Trevino's 50th episode appearance as Tyler Lockwood.
Rebekah: Do you still love Stefan?
Rebekah: Are you still in love with Stefan?
Rebekah: Did that hurt? Having someone you love drive a dagger through your heart.
Stefan: Go to hell.
Rebekah: Did that hurt?
Rebekah: Welcome to the last 900 years of my life.
Rebekah: What are you doing?
April: Oh, you asked me to take notes.
Rebekah: I wasn't being literal, darling. But now that you mention it, a flow chart would be nice. Which means index cards and pushpins. Go and fetch.
Klaus: How many vampires has he killed?
Damon: If we throw Jeremy out into the world right now, he's chum.
Klaus: Yeah, see, that's not a number. 12, that's a number. That's how many of my hybrids I slaughtered with my sword. 3, that's how many days it took to quell the urge to kill your brother after he knowingly watched as I walked into a death trap. 1, that's the number of purposes you serve. You are here to grow Jeremy's mark, so I'll ask again. How many vampires has he killed since he's been here?
Klaus: That's a pity. I'm gonna need that cure sooner rather than later. Hybrid shortage and all. How can I help?
Caroline: Hey, you just missed the mandatory all-school assembly.
Stefan: Well, that's because I'm at a mandatory all-alone drinking party.
Rebekah: Hello, Tyler. I heard my brother made a real mess of your life. Believe me, I can relate. You have my condolences. In fact, why don't you come down to the high school so you can accept them in person?
Tyler: And why would I do that?
Rebekah: Because I have your girlfriend. Maybe you have a better shot at saving her than you did your mother.
Season 4, Episode 9:
Klaus killed all of the hybrids that broke the sire bond, and Carol, in 4x09 "O Come, All Ye Faithful
Season 4, Episode 9:
Damon broke the sire bond in 4x09 "O Come, All Ye Faithful
," and told Elena to stay away from him.
Season 4, Episode 7:
Jeremy became the new vampire hunter, and a member of The Five, in 4x07 "My Brother's Keeper
Season 4, Episode 4:
It was revealed in 4x04 "The Five
" that there is a cure to vampirism.