Friday, September 10, 2010
Vampire Diaries--Season 2, Episode 1: "The Return"
Stefan goes back to the Gilberts' house and comes across Katherine who is pretending to be Elena. When Stefan leans down to kiss her, he throws her across the room because he knows instantly it isn't Elena. Katherine smugly says "atleast I fooled one of you". Katherine slips away from the house before Damon and Elena come back. The three are confused what to do, since Katherine was invited in somehow, she can come and go as she pleases. Elena and Stefan decide to find out what Katherine is up to while Damon wants to just ignore the...well, you know. Damon tells Stefan that he kissed Katherine which he thought was really Elena. Stefan becomes instantly jealous and wants to fight Damon, Elena puts a stop to it because they have other things to tend to.
We skip to Mayor Lockwood's wake where his wife and the sheriff try to figure out why he was killed. Mason Lockwood shows up for the wake looking spiffy in nice clothes and a nice ride. Tyler and Mason exchange a quick conversation, it seems that Mason hasn't been around since Tyler was twelve I think. As the party goes on, Tyler mistakes Katherine as Elena and invites her into the Lockwoods' home.
The real Elena and Stefan are back at the hospital where they try to get some information out of John. John gives them nothing on Katherine and Elena leaves in disgust. Stefan makes John drink some of his blood and tells him to leave the town within 24 hours or else he will be turned into a vampire against his will.
At the Lockwoods', Tyler goes on a rampage about his father's death by smashing a picture of the mayor and almost attacking his mother. Mason wrestles him to the floor and asks him what's going on. Tyler says it's the curse of the Lockwoods. Ah, another clue. What mythical creature could possibly have a temper like that? We'll just have to see. ;)
Damon waits for Elena back in her room where he says she has to be lying to herself about her feelings for him. He tries to prove his statement by kissing Elena, she pulls away and says the same thing to Damon as Katherine said to him...it's Stefan, not him. Am I the only one shocked that neither of those girls have fallen for all of that yet?
Jeremy walks in at that moment and Damon grabs him. Damon says he can make him into a vampire and take away all of his pain. Damon cracks Jeremy's neck and walks away. We do see though that Jeremy is wearing his father's protective ring.
The best opening episode for a show I have ever seen in my life! So, many cliff hangers answered and other cliff hangers made! Surpises around every corner that concern love, loss, immortality, and so much more.
Tell me what you thought of this week's episode! What do you think will happen with Elena and Damon? Does Damon still love Katherine? What will Jeremy do in this season: turn into a vampire, find another love, etc? What is Katherine up to? And, what could the Lockwood curse be exactly? Leave me a comment about this episode and check back here every Friday for a Vampire Diaries recap!
Check out next week's episode:
Peace and Fangs,