• Genre: Drama
  • Air date: Oct 7, 2010
  • Network: CW





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Kill or Be Killed

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Kill or Be Killed

Kill or Be Killed is the fifth episode of the second season of The Vampire Diaries and the twenty-seventh episode of the series.


MASON'S PAST IS REVEALED - Tyler learns more about the Lockwood family curse from Mason. Stefan and Damon argue over how to handle Mason. Elena tries to keep Jeremy from becoming more involved with the Lockwood mystery, but Jeremy makes an effort to hang out with Tyler and Mason gives Sheriff Forbes some startling information, leading to a night of violence, confessions and heartbreak.


Main Cast

  • Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert/Katherine Pierce
  • Paul Wesley as Stefan Salvatore
  • Ian Somerhalder as Damon Salvatore
  • Steven R. McQueen as Jeremy Gilbert
  • Sara Canning as Jenna Sommers 
  • Katerina Graham as Bonnie Bennett
  • Candice Accola as Caroline Forbes
  • Zach Roerig as Matt Donovan
  • Michael Trevino as Tyler Lockwood
  • Matt Davis as Alaric Saltzman
  • Recurring Cast

  • Taylor Kinney as Mason Lockwood
  • Marguerite MacIntyre as Elizabeth Forbes
  • Tiya Sircar as Aimee Bradley
  • Maiara Walsh as Sarah
  • Co-Starring

  • Justin Gear as Jimmy
  • Courtney Lauren Cummings as Lemonade Girl
  • Trivia

  • Antagonist: Mason Lockwood.
  • Elizabeth Forbes learns that Caroline, Damon and Stefan are vampires in this episode.
  • Mason meets Elena and Caroline in this episode.
  • Caroline kills two deputies in this episode.
  • After finding out that Caroline, Damon, and Stefan are vampires, Liz is locked up in the cellar of the Salvatore House until the vervain is out of her system so she can be compelled to forget what she's learned about Caroline, Damon and Stefan being vampires.
  • Continuity

  • Bonnie, Matt, Jenna and Alaric do not appear in this episode.
  • Jeremy was last seen in Brave New World.
  • Cultural References

  • "Give Peace a Chance" is a 1969 single written by John Lennon that became an anthem of the American anti-war movement of the 1960s.
  • The Bionic Woman: the way that Caroline moves her hair, and the camera focus on her ear is just the way Jaime Sommers used to focus her hearing.
  • Behind the Scenes

  • This episode had about 3.50 million viewers in USA.

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