In the small town of Mystic Falls, teenager Elena Gilbert and her younger brother, Jeremy, struggle to come to terms with the recent death of their parents. Elena is popular amongst her peers and the perfect straight-A student. However, she has difficulties hiding her grief from the world. Meanwhile, Jeremy treads on a dangerous path of using drugs to ease his pain. The arrival of new student Stefan Salvatore, makes Elena think about romantic possibilities. Elena is unaware about Stefan's mysterious origins as well as his brother Damon. Written by
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This is the only episode shot in Vancouver, the rest of the show has been filmed in Georgia. See more
According to Elena's phone, the first day of school is September 7th, but September 7th, 2009 was Labor Day. Schools would have been closed. See more
Tell me: when was the last time you had something stronger than a squirrel?
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