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The Vampire Diaries: The Devil Inside

Enzo insists he and Damon bond over a act of revenge as he brings him a gruesome gift. Damon however tries to do the right thing. Matt throws an impulsive party after getting caught up confusing and odd conversations with Nadia. At the party Caroline confesses something to Elena and then has to face up to things with Stefan and Tyler. Aaron tries to start a new life for himself and in doing so tries to make amends for his families past. Elena is left in a life-threatening situation and has no time to figure out how to save herself.

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x12
Production Number: 2J7512
Airdate: Thursday January 30th, 2014

Alternate Airdates:

UK (itv2) Mar 18, 2014
NZ (2) May 02, 2014


Guest Stars
Michael MalarkeyMichael Malarkey
As Enzo (Damon's Cellmate From The 1950's)
Olga FondaOlga Fonda
As Nadia Petrova (Daughter Of Katherine, Member Of The Travellers)
Shaun SiposShaun Sipos
As Aaron (Elena's Friend, Descendant Of The Whitmore Family)

Co-Guest Stars
Daniel GilliesDaniel Gillies
As Elijah Mikaelson (Appears In Footage)
Joseph MorganJoseph Morgan
As Niklaus 'Klaus' Mikaelson (Appears In Footage)
Taylor TreadwellTaylor Treadwell
As Mia (A Traveller Witch, Friend Of Nadia Petrova's)
Main Cast
Nina DobrevNina Dobrev
As Elena Gilbert
Paul WesleyPaul Wesley
As Stefan Salvatore
Ian SomerhalderIan Somerhalder
As Damon Salvatore
Zach RoerigZach Roerig
As Matt Donovan
Candice AccolaCandice Accola
As Caroline Forbes
Michael TrevinoMichael Trevino
As Tyler Lockwood
Episode Notes
Ratings: 2.42 Million Viewers

Casting: Main cast members Kat Graham (Bonnie Bennett) and Steven R. McQueen (Jeremy Gilbert) do not appear in this episode.

Trivia: Elena's birthday is June 22nd, and her password for her phone is 0622.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Black StrobeI'm a ManEnzo and Damon run into Aaron.
DatarockFa-Fa-FaCaroline stress cleans the dorm room.
DragonetteLive In This CityDamon arrives at the party and can't get inside.
GrouploveTongue TiedKatherine tells Matt she took over Elena's body.
Heavy English21 FlightsMatt wakes up Tyler while looking for his phone.
Heavy EnglishFlirting With ThievesCaroline tells Damon & Stefan she cant find Elena.
LordeBravadoKatherine kills the witch, Tyler and Matt talk.
Olivia BroadfieldSoften And ShakeCaroline talks to Stefan.
Wild CubThunder ClatterCaroline tells Katherine she slept with Klaus.
The WombatsYour Body Is a WeaponKatherine tries to get inside the house.

Episode Quotes
Stefan: Where you been?
Damon: Just out.
Stefan: Define out.
Damon: One who hovers and sticks his nose in other people's business. Oh, sorry, I was defining annoying.

Stefan: Caroline, how would you like to be judged solely based on who you are attracted to? Come on.
Caroline: Why? Do you know something?
Stefan: Why...should I know something?

Tyler: You still own my house.
Matt: Yeah, legally. It's not like I pay the bills.
Tyler: Yeah, but it means you have to invite certain people in tonight. People like Elena...Stefan.
Matt: That’s your lame way of asking if I invited Caroline?
Tyler: Pretty much!
Matt: Yeah, she’s coming. So you say you’re starting over you’re basically saying you want Caroline back?
Tyler: Just get the cups, okay!

Stefan: Caroline agreed to help you get Elena back.
Damon: (to Caroline) You? You hate me. You once told me that calling me Satan was an insult to Satan.
Caroline: Well, nobody's perfect.

Aaron: So. What'd you do? Did you kill them?
Damon: It doesn't matter. The point is, I was conflicted. Right now, in this very, very moment, I am crystal clear. You see, Elena thinks I'm a monster. You know what? She's right.
Enzo: Now that's the Damon Salvatore I remember.

Cultural References
Episode Title: The Devil Inside

'The Devil Inside' is the title of a film from 2012 starring Fernanda Andrade.

Episode References
Season 5, Episode 11: Just as Katherine was about to die at the end of 5x11 "500 Years of Solitude," she used the spell given to her by Nadia to transfer herself into Elena's body.

Season 5, Episode 11: Caroline admitted to Klaus that she had strong feelings for him in 5x11 "500 Years of Solitude" and they slept together.

Season 5, Episode 10: Damon broke up with Elena at the end of 5x10 "Fifty Shades of Grayson."

Other Episode Crew

DeveloperJulie Plec  |  Kevin Williamson
Executive ProducerJulie Plec  |  Kevin Williamson  |  Caroline Dries  |  Leslie Morgenstein
Co-Executive ProducerPascal Verschooris
Supervising ProducerMelinda Hsu  |  Sonny Postiglione  |  Brian Young
ProducerBrett Matthews
Co-ProducerRebecca Sonnenshine
Associate ProducerKellie Cyrus  |  Ani Arutyunyan
Production DesignerGarreth Stover
CastingGreg Orson  |  Lesli Gelles  |  Marty Keener Cherrix
First Assistant DirectorAmy Schmidt
Second Assistant DirectorAlex Ostapiej
MusicMichael Suby
Music EditorStuart Goetz
Music SupervisorChristopher T. Mollere
Costume DesignerLeigh Leverett
Key GripJoe Kraft
Set DecoratorKaren Bruck
Property MasterJoe Connolly
Supervising Sound EditorAndrew Dawson
Re-Recording MixerAndre Perreault  |  Ken Burton
GafferStar Barry
Director of PhotographyMike Karasick
Story EditorElizabeth R. Finch
Stunt CoordinatorJohn Medlen
Art DirectorMichael Ward
Sound MixerPatrick Hanson
Based On The Works OfL.J. Smith
Casting AssociateStacey Taylor-Singerman
Dolly GripPierre O'Halloran  |  Mike Besaw
Makeup ArtistMark Sanchez (1)
Best Boy GripRob Kraft
Department Head HairstylistDaniel Curet
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