Season 1 Episodes

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Founder's Day

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/13/2010
Founder's Day has finally arrived, and everyone is busy with last-minute preparations for floats and fireworks.
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Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/6/2010
Isobel returns to town and stuns Alaric with her attitude and her demands that he arrange a meeting with Elena.
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Blood Brothers

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/29/2010
While Stefan struggles to come to terms with his past, both he and Damon reveal parts of their history to Elena, until she finally learns the truth about how they became vampires.
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Miss Mystic Falls

Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/22/2010
At the Founder’s Day Gala, Elena and Caroline compete for the title of "Miss Mystic Falls” against other girls from town, including Tina Fell and Amber Bradley.
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Under Control

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/15/2010
While Stefan struggles to control his new situation, Elena and Jeremy are surprised by a visit from their uncle, John Gilbert.
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Let The Right One In

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/8/2010
When Stefan and Damon make a dangerous new enemy, Stefan suddenly finds himself in a perilous situation.
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There Goes the Neighborhood

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 4/1/2010
Anna brings a surprising guest along when she pays a visit to Damon. Elena and Stefan go on an awkward double date with Caroline and Matt, but Stefan and Matt find they have some common ground.
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A Few Good Men

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 3/25/2010
Matt and Caroline are surprised by the sudden reappearance of Matt’s mother Kelly. Stefan and Elena are worried about Damon’s new attitude.
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Fool Me Once

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/11/2010
Stefan helps Elena and Bonnie out of a dangerous situation. Jeremy asks Anna to a party in the woods, unaware that she has her own reasons for wanting to meet him there.
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Children Of The Damned

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/4/2010
In flashbacks, Stefan and Damon recall the long-ago actions taken by townspeople including their father, Guiseppe Salvatore, and Pearl, leading to the devastating events that caused the rift in their relationship.
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Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/28/2010
Damon, Elena and Stefan attend the school dance with a 1950s' theme, where Alaric introduces himself to Damon.
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Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/21/2010
Damon (Ian Somerhalder) takes a trip to Georgia, where he surprises an old flame, Bree (guest star Gina Torres, "Eli Stone”) and enlists her help to figure out how to open the tomb.
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The Turning Point

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/19/2009
After reading the journal left by one of the Gilbert ancestors, Jeremy is inspired to return to his hobby of sketching fantasy creatures, a talent he had abandoned when his parents died.
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History Repeating

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/12/2009
Jeremy gets a break from the mysterious new history teacher, Alaric Saltzman and introduces Alaric to Jenna.
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162 Candles

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/5/2009
On his birthday, Stefan is surprised by a visit from Lexi, one of his oldest friends. Still upset by the events at the Halloween haunted house, Elena does her best to stay away from Stefan, but Lexi gives her some unsolicited relationship advice.
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Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 10/29/2009
As Vicki’s behavior becomes more dangerous, Stefan tries to help her. Elena tries to convince Jeremy to stay away from Vicki.
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Lost Girls

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/15/2009
In a flashback sequence, Stefan reveals the Salvatore family history to Elena. Elena demands that Stefan explain the frightening events that have been happening in Mystic Falls.
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You're Undead to Me

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/8/2009
Stefan takes action to protect Elena. Stefan is hopeful that his plan to get rid of Damon is working.
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Family Ties

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/1/2009
Elena asks Stefan to escort her to the town's annual Founder's Party. Vicki gets Tyler to ask her to the party, then accuses him of trying to hide their relationship from his family.
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Friday Night Bites

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 9/24/2009
As Elena tries to ignore Bonnie's warnings about Stefan, Tyler tries to embarrass Stefan by throwing a ball at him.
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The Night of the Comet

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/17/2009
As Mystic Falls gets ready for a festival to celebrate the passing of a comet, Vicki continues to recover in the hospital following Damon's attack.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/10/2009
Elena Gilbert and her brother Jeremy come to terms with the death of their parents. Elena is popular amongst her peers and the perfect straight A student, but has difficulties hiding her grief from the world.