Season 2 Episodes

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As I Lay Dying

Season 2, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/12/2011
From the CW: "While Mystic Falls presents a screening of "Gone with the Wind” in the town square, Damon’s memories of Katherine in 1864 mix with the reality of Elena in the present day.
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The Sun Also Rises

Season 2, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/5/2011
From the CW: "With the arrival of the full moon, Elena tries to prepare for whatever Klaus has planned and Tyler faces his second transformation.
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The Last Day

Season 2, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/28/2011
From the CW: "Damon is willing to go to extraordinary lengths to prevent Elena from being a victim of Klaus’ plan to break the curse.
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Season 2, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/21/2011
From the CW: "Stefan and Damon are furious when they discover that Elena has defied them both to make a new ally and take control of the plan to out-maneuver Klaus (Joseph Morgan).
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The Last Dance

Season 2, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/14/2011
From the CW: "As the high school prepares to throw a "1960s Decade Dance," Elena starts receiving disturbing messages from Klaus via an unusual source.
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Know Thy Enemy

Season 2, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/7/2011
From the CW: "Elena and Alaric both lash out at John when Isobel's unexpected arrival leaves Jenna devastated.
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The House Guest

Season 2, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/24/2011
From the CW: "Katherine's mind games are getting on everyone's nerves, but Damon, Stefan and Elena realize that her knowledge of Mystic Falls history will help them stay alive.
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The Dinner Party

Season 2, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/17/2011
From the CW: "Stefan tells Elena about a dark time in his history and the surprising person whose influence changed everything.
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Crying Wolf

Season 2, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/10/2011
From the CW: "Stefan and Elena get away for what they hope will be a romantic weekend at the Gilbert family lake house, not realizing that they've been followed.
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Daddy Issues

Season 2, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/3/2011
From the CW: "Johnathan Gilbert's return to Mystic Falls comes as an unhappy surprise to Elena, Jenna and Damon.
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The Descent

Season 2, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/27/2011
From the CW: "Stefan has his own ideas about Elena's new plan for the future. While Damon tries to get the truth out of Jules, he asks Elena to keep an eye on Rose, a situation that turns unexpectedly dangerous.
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By the Light of the Moon

Season 2, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/9/2010
From the CW: "As the full moon approaches, Caroline helps Tyler prepare for the transformation he is powerless to stop.
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The Sacrifice

Season 2, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/2/2010
From the CW: "Elena decides to take matters into her own hands and offers a tempting incentive to Rose for her help.
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Season 2, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/11/2010
From the CW: "Elena puts herself in a dangerous position as she searches for the truth about Katherine's past and what her own future may hold.
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Season 2, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/4/2010
From the CW: "Stefan and Damon come to Elena’s assistance and, in the process, learn surprising new information about people, vampires and events in the distant past.
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Season 2, Episode 7 - Air Date: 10/28/2010
From the CW: "Stefan and Damon decide on a new plan to deal with Katherine at the Lockwood’s masquerade ball.
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Plan B

Season 2, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/21/2010
From the CW: "Despite Elena's efforts to keep Jeremy safe, he offers to help Damon and Alaric deal with Katherine.
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Kill Or Be Killed

Season 2, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/7/2010
Tyler learns more about the Lockwood family curse from Mason. Stefan and Damon argue over how to handle Mason.
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Memory Lane

Season 2, Episode 4 - Air Date: 9/30/2010
Stefan takes drastic measures to find out the real reason Katherine has returned to Mystic Falls, and is shocked when she reveals new secrets about what really happened in 1864.
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Bad Moon Rising

Season 2, Episode 3 - Air Date: 9/23/2010
Elena, Damon and Alaric take a road trip to Duke University and search through Isobel’s research on folklore and paranormal phenomena to see if they can uncover any clues to the mystery surrounding the Lockwood family.
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Brave New World

Season 2, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/16/2010
When a confused and desperate Caroline leaves the hospital and joins her friends at the Mystic Falls Carnival, Damon wants to take immediate action, but Stefan and Elena come to Caroline’s defense.
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The Return

Season 2, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/9/2010
The second season begins with Elena discovering her uncle John's bloody body and learning Jeremy's fate, and Damon realizing that Katherine has returned.