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[Warning: Spoilers from Tuesday’s episode, “Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Inferno.”]
More breakdowns are on the way in Rosewood.
On the latest Pretty Little Liars, another side to Spencer (Troian Bellisario) starts to show, Ezra (Ian Harding) discovers a life-altering secret that may permanently affect “Ezria,” and Emily (Shay Mitchell) begins to learn much more about Alison’s past — including a major bombshell.
Spencer lays down the law: After discovering that her boyfriend Toby (Keegan Allen) was a crucial part of the growing “A” team last week, Spencer does what any reasonable young woman would do: she heads into a downward spiral. Though it’s heartbreaking to watch, it’s at the same time quite refreshing to see. It’s Spencer’s “devil may care” attitude that prompts her to do several non-Spencer things, including spilling to Ezra about Maggie (revealing Aria’s hand). The biggest moment came when she laid down the law, screaming at the top of her lungs that maybe all of this “A” drama is partially of their own doing. “I think we need to stop blaming ‘A’ and start blaming ourselves!” she exclaims. “Maybe we deserve it!”
Ezra leaves Rosewood, for now: In what is a culmination of the episode’s events, including Ezra’s discovery that Aria (Lucy Hale) knew about Maggie and his son for a while, he decides to leave town to see his child. And when Aria asks him if she can give him a ring, Ezra actually breaks down and lets go a little bit. “We’ll talk soon, OK?” he says to reassure her. Fair to say that’s not necessarily the most reaffirming remark. (When Ian Harding spoke to THR, he teased that “Ezria” would be going through some major bumps — and it wouldn’t be high school/trivial issues.)
The mystery of Det. Wilden: Emily’s mom is now working in the same police department as Det. Darren Wilden (Bryce Johnson), the cop who manages to worm his way into every Alison-related mystery. More questions are raised about Wilden’s past when details surface about Alison possibly being pregnant with someone’s baby following a Cape May trip. And as Emily maybe discovers, the father to Alison’s baby could have been Wilden himself after seeing a photo of Wilden there. Talk about a bombshell.
Hanna, Private Eye: Hanna wears another hat in Tuesday’s episode when she tries her hand at doing some snooping, hot on the trail of Paige and Caleb’s new team-up. It leads her to a bar, where she sees Paige with another girl, Shana (Ariele Miranda), from the Pretty Little Liars web series Pretty Dirty Secrets. But that’s not all: Hanna gets into a bit of a pickle when she stumbles into a bar fight — complete with a pink drink (which is not code for something gay, just in case you were wondering).
What are your thoughts on the two baby reveals in Tuesday’s episode?
Pretty Little Liars airs 8 p.m. Tuesdays on ABC Family.
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