"The Dark Moon" is the first episode of season four of the supernatural drama series Teen Wolf and the fifty-first episode of the series overall. It was directed by Russell Mulcahy with a script written by series developer Jeff Davis. It first aired on Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 10:00 pm. In addition to the main cast, notable guest stars for this episode include Jill Wagner as Kate Argent, Ivonne Coll as Araya Calavera, Meagan Tandy as Braeden, Ian Bohen as Peter Hale, Ivo Nandi as Severo Calavera and Ian Nelson as Derek Hale, who has been regressed in age to that of a young teenager. Whaaaaaat?

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Cast Edit

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Notes & Trivia Edit

  • Casting for this series is provided by Wendy O'Brien, C.S.A., and Jeffrey Gafner.
  • Rusty Smith is credited as a production designer on this episode.
  • David Daniel is credited as the director of photography on this episode.
  • This episode includes a "Previously on Teen Wolf" segment featuring clips from season three.
  • This is the first episode of the series that starts off in a location other than Beacon Hills. The first setting seen in this episode are the deserts of Mexico. The only part of Beacon Hills seen in this episode is the Beacon Hills Animal Clinic and the Beacon Hills Morgue, both of which are seen in flashback only.

Fast Facts Edit

  • An Alpha Werewolf's eyes glow red.
  • A Kitsune's eyes glow red.

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Quotes Edit

  • Stiles Stilinski: We don't leave without people. Remember, we talked about this? Rules of the wild kingdom don't apply to friends.
  • Kira Yukimura: Is that what you would do as a coyote, leave her for dead?
  • Malia Tate: If she was weak and injured, yeah. If hunting had been bad that season, I would eat her. Then I'd leave.
  • Stiles Stilinski: Believe it or not, that's progress.


  • Malia Tate: Alright, I'll ask. Who's Kate Argent?
  • Kira Yukimura: Uh, I'd like to know, too.
  • Stiles Stilinski: Well, we were at her funeral, so I'd like to know how she got out from a casket buried six feet under ground.


  • Braeden: So, how come you didn't kiss her?
  • Scott McCall: What?
  • Braeden: How come you didn't kiss your girlfriend?
  • Scott McCall: You mean, Kira?
  • Braeden: Whatever her name is.
  • Scott McCall: Well, she's not really, uh... I mean, we've never actually... She's not my girlfriend.
  • Braeden: So if you die down here, are you gonna regret not kissing her? [Gives Scott a look] You should've kissed your girlfriend.

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