|“||I am spinning right now, Hope. And I can't drag you or anyone else any further into this until I figure out what's going on, okay? So right now, I need you to be a kid keeping a dragon-sized secret today until I get some answers. Understood?||”|
KEEPING SECRETS — As punishment for breaking the rules, Hope, Lizzie, Josie and MG are forced to participate in a community service project in the Mystic Falls town square. Meanwhile, Landon and Rafael's attempt at a carefree life on the road takes a dangerous turn when they become unsuspecting targets. Finally, Alaric realizes that keeping secrets from his students may be causing more harm than good.
Special Guest Star
- Antagonist: Gargoyle
- This is the first flashback episode of Legacies.
- This is the first appearance of Jeremy Gilbert since I Was Feeling Epic, The Vampire Diaries series finale. He states that he sometimes works for Alaric and helped track down Rafael and Landon.
- Alaric gives the mystery knife that was wanted by both the dragon and the gargoyle, the latter who was the guardian of it, to Dorian to find out what it is and why these new creatures want it.
- Brave Warlock - Stabbed; killed by the Gargoyle (Flashback)
- Nervous Warlock - Stabbed; killed by the Gargoyle (Flashback)
- Fedora - Arrow; killed by Jeremy Gilbert
- Gargoyle - Magical Explosion; killed by Hope Mikaelson and Josie Saltzman
- Jeremy was last seen in I Was Feeling Epic on The Vampire Diaries.
- This episode marks Jeremy Gilbert's 100th appearance in the TVD universe.
- Caroline Forbes was indirectly mentioned. She was last seen in I Was Feeling Epic on The Vampire Diaries and When The Saints Go Marching In on The Originals.
- Hayley Marshall-Kenner was indirectly mentioned. She was last seen in The Originals on The Vampire Diaries and When The Saints Go Marching In on The Originals.
- Freya Mikaelson was mentioned. She was last seen in When The Saints Go Marching In.
Behind the Scenes
- This episode's title is a line used by Lizzie Saltzman.