Sneak Peek footage, images and synopsis from the first episode of "The Vampire Diaries", titled "Pilot", written by Kevin Williamson, Julie Plec and directed by Marcos Siega, that aired September 10, 2009 on The CW:
"...four months after the car accident that killed their parents, 'Elena Gilbert' (Nina Dobrev) and her younger brother 'Jeremy' (Steven R. McQueen), are still trying to move on with their lives.
"As the school year begins, Elena is intrigued by a handsome and mysterious new student named 'Stefan Salvatore' (Paul Wesley), who came from another school, and the two are immediately drawn to one another, with Elena not realizing that Stefan is actually a century old vampire.
"When Stefan's older brother, 'Damon Salvatore' (Ian Somerhalder), arrives in 'Mystic Falls', an old rivalry between the two is awakened that could be the ruin of Elena and the town..."
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