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The Vampire Diaries: After School Special

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.

Source: The CW


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x10
Production Number: 2J6660
Airdate: Thursday January 17th, 2013


Alternate Airdates:

UK (itv2) Feb 19, 2013

  • Currently 9/10
9/10 (7 Votes cast)

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Flash
Guest Stars
Claire HoltClaire Holt
As Rebekah Mikaelson (One Of The Originals, Klaus' Sister)
Recurring
David AlpayDavid Alpay
As Professor Atticus Shane (Occult Professor At Whitmore College)
Recurring
Grace PhippsGrace Phipps
As April Young (Jeremy's Friend, Pastor Young's Daughter)
Recurring
Marguerite MacIntyreMarguerite MacIntyre
As Elizabeth Forbes (Mother of Caroline Forbes, Local Sheriff)
Recurring
Nathaniel BuzolicNathaniel Buzolic
As Kol Mikaelson (One Of The Originals, Klaus' Brother)
Recurring
Rick WorthyRick Worthy
As Rudy Hopkins (Bonnie's Father, Mystic Falls Interim Mayor)
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Erin Aine SmithErin Aine Smith
As Pizza Delivery Girl (Delivery Girl Turned By Klaus)
Noree VictoriaNoree Victoria
As Waitress

Uncredited
Angela KereczAngela Kerecz
As Teacher
Recurring
Shaheed MalikShaheed Malik
As High School Student
Main Cast
Nina Dobrev
As Elena Gilbert
Paul Wesley
As Stefan Salvatore
Ian Somerhalder
As Damon Salvatore
Steven R. McQueen
As Jeremy Gilbert
Kat Graham
As Bonnie Bennett
Zach Roerig
As Matt Donovan
Candice Accola
As Caroline Forbes
Michael Trevino
As Tyler Lockwood

Recap

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. ..

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Episode Notes
Ratings: 2.95 Million Viewers

Casting: This episode marks Michael Trevino's 50th episode appearance as Tyler Lockwood.

Trivia: Candice Accola (Caroline Forbes) guest starred in a 'Supernatural' episode which was also titled 'After School Special.'



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The HivesGo Right AheadJeremy and Matt practice fighting at the lake.
Jimmy JulesNothing Will Ever Change (This Love of Mine)Klaus turns everyone in the bar into vampires.
Mona (1)Shooting the MoonStefan talks to Caroline on the phone and drinks.
The NeighbourhoodFemale RobberyBonnie talks with her dad, Rudy, at the Grille.
Snow PatrolNew YorkElena tells Damon that she is in love with him.
Tangerine DreamBeaver TownStefan walks away from Elena and out of the room.


Episode Quotes
Rebekah: Do you still love Stefan?
Elena: Yes.
Rebekah: Are you still in love with Stefan?
Elena: No.
Rebekah: Did that hurt? Having someone you love drive a dagger through your heart.
Stefan: Go to hell.
Rebekah: Did that hurt?
Stefan: Yes.
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?
Damon: Zero.
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.

Tyler: Rebekah?
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.



Episode Goofs
Continuity:

When Tyler is trying not to turn into a werewolf in the library, he takes a chair and used it to smash a bookshelf. A lot of books tumble to the ground. The camera angle changes a second later, as Tyler falls to the ground, and there are no books on the floor.




Cultural References
The Karate Kid: Damon calls Jeremy "Karate Kid" while helping him train to be a fighter.

'Karate Kid' is the title of a film from 1984 starring Ralph Macchio.



Episode References
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.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorJulie Plec  |  Kevin Williamson
Executive ProducerJulie Plec  |  Kevin Williamson  |  Leslie Morgenstein
Co-Executive ProducerCaroline Dries  |  Jose Molina
Supervising ProducerChris Grismer
ProducerPascal Verschooris  |  Michael Narducci  |  Brian Young
Co-ProducerBrett Matthews  |  Lance Anderson  |  James L. Thompson III
Production DesignerGarreth Stover
CastingGreg Orson  |  Lesli Gelles  |  Marty Keener Cherrix
First Assistant DirectorMichael Allowitz
Second Assistant DirectorBrandon O'Neil Leonard
MusicMichael Suby
Music EditorStuart Goetz
Music SupervisorChristopher T. Mollere
Costume DesignerLeigh Leverett
Set DecoratorKaren Bruck
Property MasterJoe Connolly
Production AssistantEva McKenna
Supervising Sound EditorJohn Benson
Re-Recording MixerKen Burton  |  Andre Perreault
Director of PhotographyDave Perkal
Stunt CoordinatorJohn Copeman
Sound MixerPatrick Hanson
Based On The Works OfL.J. Smith
Executive Story EditorRebecca Sonnenshine
Casting AssociateStacey Taylor-Singerman
Graphic DesignerHeath Hancock
Makeup ArtistEssie Cha
Department Head HairstylistLori Rozman
Special Effects TechnicianGreg Oliver
 
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