1. When Elijah put Damon Salvatore in his place.
2. When Rebekah tortured Damon after their one-night stand.
Not sure if this is sadism or super-intense vampire kink.
3. When Rebekah head-slammed that guy who put his hand on her.
*hair flip* No one likes a creep.
4. When Rebekah kicked Katherine's ass...over and over again.
5. When Rebekah killed some of Marcel's trusty night walkers...
...and viewers only found out about it in this delightful scene.
6. When the ever-protective Elijah eliminated Agnes for nearly killing Hayley.
7. And when he performed his signature heart extraction for the first time.
8. When Rebekah showed smooth-talking Marcel that she can't be wooed.
I mean, look at those stilettos.
9. When Elijah retrieved a moonlight ring from this unfortunate guy.
10. And when Elijah revealed he could enter Francesca's house, all while recounting an epic tale about Al Capone.
11. When Klaus took out two werewolves using paintbrushes (PAINTBRUSHES!)...
And completed his masterpiece with the blood of his enemies.
12. And, finally, when Klaus rescued the gang by slaughtering a witch with a graduation cap.
And basically won Caroline's heart in the process.