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
Did You Know?
The crow that is seen in the pilot is in reference to Damon, who in the books had the power to transform into a crow. The producers said they didn't run with that because they didn't want to give him too many powers too quickly and leave no room for growth. See more
During the history class when they are talking about he Battle of Willow Creek the blackboard says the battle was in 1865, but throughout the rest of the show it is always said that it happened in 1864. See more
So, where is he?
I don't know, you tell me. You're the psychic one, remember?
Oh, right I forgot. Give me a sec, gran says I need to concentrate.
Wait, you need a crystal ball.
[hands her a beer bottle
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