Damon, Elena and Stefan attend a school dance with a 1950s' theme, where Alaric introduces himself to Damon whom he suspects is the vampire that killed his wife. Stefan and Damon try to figure out the identity of the new vampire in town who is now stalking Elena in which Stefan gives Elena jewelry filled with Vervain to protect her family and friends while she continues to investigate her true origins. Meanwhile, Matt takes a job at the Mystic Grill as a busboy to make ends meet where he has a run-in with Caroline who becomes more smitten with him. The bartender of the Mystic Grill, Ben, comes to help Bonnie when he notices that Damon is bothering her. Elsewhere, Anna continues hanging around Jeremy to get information about the Gilbert family journal which lands in the hands of Alaric who has plans of his own... as does Anna. Written by
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The title of this episode is a play on words to "Pleasantville", starring Reese Witherspoon and Toby Maguire (1998), including the 50s decade dance. See more
Hey, um... do, do you wanna do something later, maybe?
Oh, sorry, I'm stuck on punch duty at the school dance.
Oh. How'd you get stuck with that?
Well, I'm failing English, so I copped a plea.
A Slow Dance
Performed by Jacko Marcellino See more