Also, Alaric sits at the Mystic Grill bar and recognizes Damon as the vampire who killed his wife. Alaric enters the vampire house under the pretext of borrowing the phone. Matt continues to be there for Caroline when she needs it. Jeremy has become a loner and Elena starts dating a boy named Stefan Salvatore. The scene fades to Damon and Katherine in 1864.
He tells Tyler that he likes hanging out with Caroline. The series was the No. Emily releases Bonnie from possession. At the end, Anna sneaks into Jeremy's room and chastises him for cutting himself in front of her to reveal her secret, but Jeremy insists that he did it because he wants her to turn him. Damon saves Stefan by attacking Logan.
Matt and Caroline continue to hang out together. Stefan has been trying to find her and asks Damon for help, but he refuses. Stefan warns Damon that the seal of the tomb has only been temporarily broken, and Elena helps them both escape in order to not be sealed in forever. Tyler's father dies along with them. Before dying, he reveals that the way to get into the tomb lies in the Gilbert journal.
Elsewhere, Damon uses his connection with Caroline to free himself, kill Zach, and later feeds on Vicki. Stefan discovers this and attempts to persuade her to die instead of completing the transformation into a vampire by feeding on human blood. Damon afterward confronts Anna and Pearl, and learns that a smitten church guard had let Katherine go, and she was never inside the tomb. Soon, Logan is turned into a vampire by Anna, and is killed by Alaric, who tells her he left town. When Bonnie is having dreams about her witch ancestor Emily, the girls decide to hold a séance, enabling Emily to possess Bonnie.
The also praised the portrayal of Elena, finding the character to be a strong-minded woman who doesn't allow her feelings for her boyfriend to control her. In the seasons climax, during Founders day, Richard and John execute their plan to kill the vampires, both willing to use innocent people as collateral damage. Alaric asks Jenna to invite him into her home, but she refuses after realizing Jeremy is there. Kelly, Jenna, and Damon have some drinks at the bar, but Jenna leaves when things start heating up between Damon and Kelly. The device is activated and the vampires are neutralized and taken away to be burnt in a basement, but Tyler is affected by the device as he had supernatural genes himself later revealed to be werewolf ; since Richard has these genes, the deputies think he is a vampire and lock him in the basement where he is burnt alive and killed by the vampires. Bonnie saves Stefan and Damon from John's rampage for Elena's sake but tells Stefan that if Damon kills another innocent person, she will not hesitate to take him or Stefan down.
In 1864, they both loved a woman named Katherine Pierce, who then turned both of them into vampires. Then Emily performs the ritual to destroy the crystal and thwarts Damon's plan. Isobel later kidnaps Jeremy in order to force Elena's hand, and Elena implores Damon to give her the device, which he does. Stefan and Elena go to Giuseppe Salvatore's grave to find Emily's spell book. While giving Bonnie her witch costume at school, Caroline also gives Bonnie the amber crystal which Damon took from the Founder's Party.
Damon and Elena therefore convince Alaric to work with them to help Stefan. They feed off of each other and he changes her into a vampire. Damon tries to kill John, but he is wearing a ring similar to Alaric's. Stefan's brother Damon Salvatore enters the picture, who is the one who bit Vikki; they have not seen each other for 15 years. Both United States versions include commentary by cast and crew members on selected episodes, deleted scenes, behind-the-scenes featurettes, webisodes, and a downloadable of L. Anna appears and tells Jeremy that her mother was killed, and that she knows she should not be there, but she has nowhere else to go.
Jeremy hugs her and attempts to comfort her. Meanwhile, Jeremy stops doing drugs and putting off homework after Damon alters his memory of Vicki's death. Stefan and Elena then sleep together. The last shot is of the stranger approaching the car and Elena screaming. Though Damon and Alaric team up to try to stop John Gilbert from utilizing the mysterious device to kill vampires, John sets his plan in motion, leading to a chaotic, destructive, and deadly end to the Founder's Day celebration. During the search, a number of vampires escape, and it is discovered Katherine already escaped long ago. Damon and Alaric find out that John Gilbert has a ring just like Alaric's.