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On Graduation Day, Mystic Falls is overrun with ghosts intent on settling old scores and fulfilling their supernatural destinies. Damon's life is in danger after a ghostly encounter, while Matt and Rebekah join forces to battle a ghost determined to find the cure. As everyone gathers for the graduation ceremony and the ghosts converge, help comes from an unlikely hero. Caroline receives a touching and unexpected graduation present, and Bonnie's plan leads to the closing of the veil. Elena makes a decision about the Salvatore brothers and faces an epic confrontation with Katherine. Finally, Stefan discovers a horrifying clue to the mystery surrounding Silas.
Source: The CW
Special Guest Stars
As Sheila Bennett (Grandmother of Bonnie Bennett, Witch)
As Lexi Branson (Stefan Salvatore's Best Friend, Appears As Ghost)
As Galen Vaughn (Member Of The Five, Appears As A Ghost)
As Rebekah Mikaelson (One Of The Originals, Klaus' Sister)
As Alaric Saltzman (Elena And Jeremy's Former Guardian)
As Kol Mikaelson (One Of The Originals, Appears As A Ghost)
As Alexander (Member Of The Five, Appears As A Ghost)
As Mayor Hopkins (Bonnie's Father, Mystic Falls Interim Mayor)
As Connor Jordan (Vampire Hunter, Apears As Ghost)
Chairs have been set up on the high school football field for graduation, Kol addresses all the victims of the massacres who have risen since the veil dropped. Lexie enjoys her return to the living by rocking out to 80’s Bon Jovi with Stefan. Damon returns, wondering if they should do something about the supernatural apocalypse. Stefan plans to drink. Bonnie calls Caroline explaining that she hit a snag putting the veil back up. She has to wait until the full moon tonight to have enough power to do it...Read the full recap
Ratings: 2.24 Million Viewers
Casting: Main cast member Michael Trevino (Tyler Lockwood) does not appear in this episode.
Trivia: This episode aired on May 16th, Joseph Morgan's 32nd birthday.
Stefan: Damon, help me celebrate my seventeenth high school graduation. Hey, you remember my friend Lexi, of course?
Damon: Lexi, back from the dead? Goodie.
Lexi: What's up, buzzkill.
Damon: Stefan, are you just going to sit there and let her enact her ghostly revenge?
Stefan: You reap what you sow, buddy.
Elena: (eating hamburgers) No grease on the other side, huh?
Alaric: You have no idea how much I missed this.
Jeremy: Look, Elena. You're my sister and I love you. No matter what you choose.
Damon: How is it that even when you're dead you're the bane of my existence?
Caroline: Klaus, now is not the time to decide that you're over me. I'm going to call you every ten minutes until you get your ass over here to save Damon's life.
Stefan: Hey Damon.
Stefan: I'm not happy about Elena...but, I'm not not happy for you either. I just want you to know that.
Damon: Thanks brother.
When the group is standing together before the graduation ceremony and talking, Caroline's tassel on her hat laying towards the front. She yells "group hug" and everyone moves in. The camera angle changes, and Caroline's tassel is laying on the back of her cap.
When Katherine is attacking Elena there are a lot of scratches and blood on her forehead when she is seen from above. When the camera angle changes to the side, there is a small amount of blood between Elena's eyebrows, but the rest of the scratches and blood on her forehead have disappeared.
Season 4, Episode 22:
Bonnie opened the veil to the other side in 4x22 "The Walking Dead
Season 4, Episode 22:
Bonnie died at the end of 4x22 "The Walking Dead
" while performing a spell that would hopefully allow Jeremy to stay alive.
Season 4, Episode 21:
Elena turned her humanity back on in 4x21 "She's Come Undone
," after she thought that Matt had died.