WELCOME TO THE BITTER BALL — Hoping to help everyone move past recent traumatic events, Caroline convinces Elena (Katherine) and Bonnie to attend Whitmore College’s “Bitter Ball” for broken-hearted students. Bonnie is intrigued with a fellow student named Liv, who appears to be dabbling in witchcraft. Tyler starts to worry about Matt’s relationship with Nadia. After making a disturbing discovery, Stefan has a frustrating conversation with Damon and Enzo. Dr. Wes struggles to continue his research project with help from a new benefactor named Sloan. Still bent on revenge, Damon and Enzo resort to violence to convince Bonnie and Jeremy to help them, but their plan takes an unexpected and horrifying turn.
- Two new characters Sloan and Liv will debut in this episode.
- The Whitmore College Bitter Ball will take place in this episode.
- Elena and Stefan dance in this episode at the Bitter Ball.
- Wes Maxfield was last seen in Fifty Shades of Grayson.
- As of this episode it appears that Elena and Damon have yet to get back together as a couple.
Behind the ScenesEdit
- "Total Eclipse of the Heart" is also a song by Bonnie Tyler.
- Total Eclipse of the Heart was the title of Episode 17 of the fifth season of TV Show Degrassi: The Next Generation.
- Total Eclipse of the Heart is also the title of an erotic novel in a series by the author Zane.