The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017)
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Into the Wild 

Shane (DAVID ALPAY) leads an expedition to a desolate island, where he believes the secret of the cure lies hidden. Rebekah (CLAIRE HOLT) and Elena continue their bitter rivalry.


Kevin Williamson (developed for television by), Julie Plec (developed for television by) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview:
Nina Dobrev ... Elena Gilbert
Paul Wesley ... Stefan Salvatore
Ian Somerhalder ... Damon Salvatore
Steven R. McQueen ... Jeremy Gilbert
Kat Graham ... Bonnie Bennett
Zach Roerig ... Matt Donovan (credit only)
Candice King ... Caroline Forbes (as Candice Accola)
Michael Trevino ... Tyler Lockwood
Joseph Morgan ... Klaus Mikaelson
Claire Holt ... Rebekah Mikaelson
David Alpay ... Atticus Shane
Camille Guaty ... Caitlin Shane
Charlie Bewley ... Galen Vaughn
John Gabriel Rodriquez ... Massak (as John Gabriel Rodriguez)
Alex Livinalli ... Man (as Alejandro Livinalli)


Tyler and Caroline are back just in time to watch Klaus, who Bonnie's spell temporarily locked up in the Gilberts' home while they accompany the Salvatores and Rebekah on professor Atticus Shane's expedition to free Silas from a cave-dungeon on a desolate island off Nova Scotia. Provoked, Klaus manages to bite Caroline, so that only his blood can save her. The expedition, during which Atticus slowly divulges his plans and how his late wife, a witch, cued his whole plan, is plagued by discord, rivalry, conflicting intents concerning the cure and armed mystery assailants. Stefan ends up alone with bitter rivals Elena and Rebekah. Written by KGF Vissers

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When the group is hiking up to the cave that holds Silas, they all walk at human speed, with Shane leading them at the front. There is no logical reason for this, considering that everyone in the group except Shane has supernatural powers (vampire speed, Hunter's physical ability, witch powers). They were all in a hurry to find Silas before any rival groups could, and if one of them had carried Shane, the hike would have lasted a matter of minutes. See more »


Elena Gilbert: Jeremy! Jeremy!
Rebekah Mikaelson: Why don't you yell louder? Maybe we haven't drawn enough attention to ourselves already.
Elena Gilbert: I'm sorry, and how are you helping?
Rebekah Mikaelson: I'm stronger than you, and I'm faster than you, and I'm quite certain I can charm the islanders a lot easier than you.
Elena Gilbert: Not disagreeing on the easy part.
Stefan Salvatore: All right, we get it. You two hate each other. Can we just keep going please?
Rebekah Mikaelson: I tried to be her friend. But somehow I ended up with a dagger in my back because I'm the evil one.
Elena Gilbert: Technically you didn't achieve ...
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great episode as TVD takes a island
14 February 2021 | by jackDee-56565See all my reviews

So the search for the cure leads them to a island, I love the whole cure storyline and taking it to a island was a fun little change of scenery, overall great episode if only rebecca was not such a spoiled little cry baby trying to mess up everything

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Release Date:

7 February 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Georgia, USA

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16:9 HD
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