Caroline does her best to be there for Stefan and Elena in a tough time. Damon tries to convince Stefan to help him uncover Professor Shane’s (recurring guest star DAVID ALPAY) motives, but Stefan is intent on carrying out a different plan with Klaus. At the annual Miss Mystic Falls Pageant, Elena and Caroline give April (recurring guest star GRACE PHIPPS) advice on which dress to wear, while Tyler and Hayley (recurring guest star PHOEBE TONKIN) work together on a secret project and Damon confronts Professor Shane with his suspicions. Alarmed by the vivid nightmares he’s having, Jeremy turns to Matt for help, but the situation escalates sooner than anyone expected. Olympic gold medalist GABRIELLE DOUGLAS guest stars.