Pretty Little Liars Episode 612 Recap: Some People Have Real Problems, Emily

Previously on Pretty Little Liars, Hanna and Aria and Emily and Spencer returned to Rosewood at the behest of Ali to testify in Charlotte’s trial. Everyone said they weren’t scared of Charlotte anymore, except for Aria, and then they all retired to Radley (it’s a bar now) to get blitzed and pass out like they did in the barn the night Ali kept getting murdered in high school. Only this time it was a five star hotel and Charlotte is the one who who was killed.

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To President McKinley!

The Liars hop back into debrief mode like they never left this town. For starters, in case you missed it, there are two new men in their worlds: a Liam and a … dammit, I already forgot the other one’s name. Taylor? Aiden? Logan? Jackson? Oh! Jordan. A Liam and a Jordan. One of them belongs to Hanna and one of them belongs to Aria and potentially neither of them have revealed to these fiancés and boyfriends that they spent all twenty years of high school getting stalked and buried and breaking into hospitals and asylums and doll warehouses and throwing people’s therapy files into the river. Spencer doesn’t have a fiancé because every time she is on a date in D.C., Mona shows up, I think. And Emily also doesn’t have a fiancé because she is in the grip of Death.

After being out of college for one single year, every Liar (with the exception of Emily, who is more likely to catch Bubonic Plague than a break) has enjoyed astronomical career successes. Interns? No, sir! Spencer is a high powered lobbyist on The Hill, Aria is a wildly successful book publisher, and Hanna is something about a magazine. They all want to return to their jobs but also they want to abide by the law and submit themselves for questioning about Charlotte’s murder.

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I just thought, if maybe you’d grown out of Sparia fan fiction…

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I will NEVER grow out of Sparia fan fiction.

As much as we all would love to pretend that Sara Harvey has never existed, we cannot. And for reasons about which I am completely unclear. Everyone’s doing a fine job pretending Paige never existed. The Liars keep talking wacakdoodle smackadoodle about, “Oh, what if Sara tells the cops what we did to her?” And, “Do you think she really has a brain cloud and can’t remember her role as deus ex machina in the #SummerOfAnswers?” And, “Why won’t she take off those gloves?” She also keeps creepin’ around, wearing a veil, trying to be the new Jenna Marshall, glaring and scowling and there’s a servant with her at all times.

Aria is the one who decides to return to her work in Boston, but not before Hanna accosts her and tells her she knows Aria sneaked her ass right out of the hotel the night Charlotte was killed, and only hours after being the only one to testify that she didn’t want Charlotte to get out the hospital, and so.

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I’ve had sex with Emily as many times as you have.

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And Ezra Fitz thinks the world is unfair.

Ali visits Rosewood PD HQ, once her home away from home, and finds out the details of Charlotte’s death, which, again, the writers treat with all the aplomb of a shovel to the face. Our Trans Editor, Mey Rude, and I watched together as best we could last night, and here are some thoughts and feelings she had:

If they’re going to use the murder of a trans woman to make money and create entertainment, they should also acknowledge that trans women were murdered in the U.S. at a rate of one every other week last year. It’s weird, because on this show murder is something that happens really often, but when a trans woman is murdered, you can’t just treat it like any other murder on a TV show. I’m not saying that one murder is worse than another, but when a show has one trans character and they murder her, they’re sending a specific message. When a trans woman is murdered anywhere in the U.S., it makes all other trans women feel less safe, it makes all of us afraid, it makes all of us sad.

If PLL took place in the real world, Charlotte’s murder would have been written about here on Autostraddle, and on dozens of other websites. On the show, they mention that her murder is being talked about on some “blogs” and Twitter, but it would be much bigger than that. It would have ramifications that would change the lives of trans women all around the country. So I’d like it if the show would treat Charlotte’s murder like that.

How great would it be in PLL used this storyline to do something good? Spencer, being the savvy politically-minded person she is, could talk about ways to help trans women, donating to the SRLP or TLC or local trans organizations and fighting for politicians to protect trans rights. Emily, being a queer woman, could talk about how her community is affected by Charlotte’s murder and every other murder of a trans woman. Ali, being Charlotte’s sister, could talk about how the trans women who are being murdered are people who deserve love and happiness. And at the end of the episode they could show links to places where viewers can donate to help trans women while we’re alive. Pretty Little Liars has a chance to help, they should take it.

Unfortunately, this conversation was muddled from the start because trans women are murdered ALL THE TIME for NO REASON. But on this show, while Charlotte was getting killed, the Liars were sitting in a bar and calling her a psycho in eleven different ways because, hey, guess what, she locked them in a life-size doll house and tortured them. (Ridiculous trans trope number one: All trans women are insane, duplicitous villains!) And when you’re killing her and making Ezra Fitz into a hero; making Ezra Fitz express outrage that “people like Charlotte” never face consequences; giving Ezra Fitz, who stalked and preyed on his own students, a sympathetic backstory and the chance to stay alive and be redeemed, you’re whispering a really ugly thing into the world: “The trans girl deserved it.”

One of the best and most important things I read last year was an article in New York Magazine called “Why Do We Humanize White Men Who Kill People?” You should read it, the whole thing, at least twice. This part, especially, is ringing in my ears right now:

This point, made so sharply by Watkins, is a serious argument for why — even in this season of gibbering about over-the-top political correctness — we must acknowledge the real costs of small injuries perpetrated by institutions and pop culture, simply by continuing to put white men at life’s fulcrum. It matters because it shows us all the ways in which we live in a world made for and shaped around white men. And in aggregate, when the statues are of white men, the buildings and cities and bridges and schools are named after white men, the companies are run by white men and the movie stars are white men and the television shows are about white men and the celebrated authors are white men, the only humanity that is presented as comprehensible — the kind that succeeds and fails, that comprises strength and weakness, that feels love and anger and alienation and fear, that embodies nuance and contradiction, that can be heroic and villainous, abusive and gentle — is the humanity of white men. The repercussions of this kind of thinking? Well, maybe they explain some of what we see on the evening news.

Ezra will never face consequences. And to take that a step further, Ezra will get to walk around in a wounded, self-righteous huff making a distinction between himself and “people like Charlotte” and the audience will believe him, because we live in a real world where we manufacture reasons to believe white men didn’t commit the crimes they obviously committed, and where people of color and women (and trans women of color, especially) are punished for simply existing.

Blarg. Why are you doing this, show? WHY.

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Hey, girl!

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Hey … guy … who looks like every other three-episode guy on this show.

Hanna’s fiance, Jordan, is rich and British (UPDATE: he is Australian; my inability to tell men apart extends to accents, apparently; everyone sounds vaguely British?) and he meets her at her hotel with all kinds of New York delicacies and tells her she doesn’t have to worry about getting caught up in the time-warp and zany police shenanigans and murder escapades of Rosewood, PA ever again. Okay, he’s a white man with money and he’s going to fix this thing and they’re going to fly home to New York have sushi and get massages and … whatever people do on the Upper East Side. Count their diamonds and groom their unicorns. Well, Hanna thinks that all sounds very good and she cannot wait to get out of here and return to her life of majesty in the thriving first class industry of magazine publishing.

After blowing off a visit to the cemetery with her mom to see her dad’s grave, Emily heads over to Hollis Medical Center to get some kind of mystery blood treatments. The doctor is confused about how she lives in Rosewood and Malibu and San Diego all at the same time, and Emily explains that she’s still in school and also a bartender and also she had to come to Pennsylvania to weave a hundred lies and check in on the lesbian colony she started in high school. The doctor says Emily really needs to stay in one place to finish her mystery treatments and Emily says she will do that because she really just needs this thing to work.

As if that’s not horrible enough, when she arrives at the parking meter, post-op, her credit card isn’t working and she doesn’t have any cash. So she’s dying and she’s broke! Luckily, Sabrina (from the Brew, the one with the pot gummies that almost got Toby killed by tennis balls in that arcade that time) arrives with a couple of dollars and a half-queer (at least) smile in Emily’s general direction.

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I am a black woman who has lived past the age of 17 in this town, can you even believe it?

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No, actually.

Emily follows her to the Brew, where Sabrina is the manager now, because I don’t know if you’ve heard but Ezra cannot even percolate a cup of coffee anymore because something sad happened to him.

Emily: Hey, uh, I’m sure you noticed I’m Pretty, but I’m wondering if you heard I’m also a Little Liar?
Sabrina: Is that code for something gay?
Emily: No. My gayness is the least coded thing about me. What I mean is, I’m going to need you to lie if anyone comes in here and asks you if you saw me leaving the cancer hospital.
Sabrina: Ahhh. Yeah, you know, I had cancer too. It was very scary. I didn’t want to have to lean on people, but it helped me heal when I did.
Emily: My thing is maybe cancer, but also maybe it’s yellow fever or Ebola or my literal blood is infected with some kind of post-apocalyptic hemorrhaging fever poison.
Ezra Fitz: [stumbles down the stairs in a drunken stupor, knocks Sabrina over as he smashes his way out the door to throw up in the street] SOME PEOPLE HAVE REAL PROBLEMS, EMILY!

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Yes, I do want to make out. But first, let’s binge Making a Murderer.

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That’s the sexiest thing I’ve ever heard.

Things aren’t going so well for Veronica Hastings (relatively speaking). Apparently, some bloggers got wind of the fact that another girl got murdered in Rosewood and even though she wasn’t technically buried in Veronica’s tulip patch this time, Veronica did have a connection to her, due to she was sisters with one of the girls who was buried in Veronica’s tulip patch one time (before being resurrected) and also the sister of her husband’s bastard son who is infamous for being both the first man to survive a head transplant and the first man to survive falling down an elevator shaft. Hot takes are everywhere on Twitter! Caleb arrives to do damage control. At first he offers to rig the voting machines (which, while impressive, has nothing on rigging a receipt machine to print out an entire college application essay), but then decides to just work some hacker magic to produce thousands of retweets with a different spin on Veronica’s murder web.

Spencer thanks him with a flirtatious smile!

Her grin doesn’t last for long, though, because she soon realizes that the specific way Charlotte was killed is the exact way Spencer wrote about in one of her criminal justice classes in an essay on how to commit a perfect crime, and now she’s sure she’s going to be framed for Charlotte’s murder. Which: Hahahaha! A perfect crime! Spencer still doesn’t even know to shut the blinds when she’s dragging a dead body around her living room! She’s never even worn gloves to pick a lock! Her DNA is all over every piece of forensic evidence in the entire Rosewood PD HQ vault! The perfect crime! That’s like Lexa writing a paper on the subtle intricacies of empathetic interpersonal human communication. Like Shaw writing a paper about playing by the rules. Like Jessica Jones writing a paper on how not to be gay for Trish Walker.

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I’m just saying, fan fiction is totally legit now. Sparia. I think we should publish some of their stories.

In Boston, Aria canoodles with her new beau, Liam. On the sly. Because their office romance is forbidden. Oh, Aria. She tells him she saw Ezra Fitz when she was in Rosewood and he’s decided to give back the advance on his book because he’s too stricken with manpain to write anything of substance at the moment. When their boss calls them into a meeting and Aria reveals this tidbit, her boss assigns Liam to the case immediately, assuming that a little man-to-man rebel rousing is what Ezra needs to get his blood stirring. Aria protests that Liam is twenty years too old to get Ezra’s blood stirring, and that if she can just have another couple of days, she’ll get something out of him. She’ll dye her hair pink again, if she has to, okay? She’ll kill a pigeon and make some earrings, just like the old days. She’ll pretend she doesn’t understand the significance of that green light in Gatsby because nothing makes Ezra happier than Explaining Things To Women.

Both Liam and Aria’s boss know Ezra was her high school teacher; they do not know he was also her chickpea purveyor.

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May your kingdom come, Vanderjesus. May your will be done.

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On earth as it is on the planes of Oblivion.

Ali has decided to host a dinner for her friends to suss out which one of them murdered her sister. It’s marvelous, actually. A total Ali move from the days of yore. She says the most passive aggressive pre-meal prayer I have ever heard in my life, seeking Jesus’ council and protection as she roots out the traitor in her midst, quoting various versus from Leviticus about the punishments she is entitled to rain down on the person who betrayed her. But it’s not all vengeance and bloodlust! Everyone gets to meet Jordan for the first time, and it goes just fine. I mean, he bosses Caleb around enough to agitate Spencer — who may or may not have made sweet Ravenclaw love to him on a train in Madrid, years ago after their eyes met across the platform and she was but a lonely scholar and he was a reverted hobo — but mostly everyone’s just thankful Jordan brought a bevy load of booze to share with the group.

Hanna and Caleb tell each other how happy they are for each other that they’re each so well-adjusted. They seem very sincere. I wonder if Hanna knows about Madrid.

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Your friend Sara, I told her she could move into your shower.

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After dinner, Emily meets her mom for some coffee and some lies. The problem is that Hollis Medical Center calls and Pam sees it on Em’s phone, so Emily says she’s looking into grad school there, despite the fact that she hasn’t graduated from regular college yet and cannot afford to pay for grad school (or to park her car) because she has used all the money her dad left her to pay the doctors to cure her blood pox. On top of those many worries, Emily sees Aria’s little feets creeping up the stairs to Ezra’s apartment so she has to add that to her plate of troubles.

In said apartment:

Aria: Where’s your book? You’re going to cost me my job.
Ezra: Don’t care.
Aria: Remember when we sneaked around the night Charlotte died? Did you double sneak after I went back to my hotel?
Ezra: Who knows.
Aria: What’s wrong, sweet gentle innocent baby lamb?
Ezra: I’m angry that good guys like me get tortured and bad guys like Charlotte get to walk around with no repercussions.
Aria: Oh, okay.
Ezra: And I blame you, the victim, for the fact of guys like me, the predator, being miserable.
Aria: Our wedding is going to be so romantic and the TV event of the season!

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I’ll be honest, I liked watching Ali’s sex tapes more. Right, Em?

The Liars minus Aria gather round to watch security footage of Aria and Ezra doing their wanderings on the night Charlotte died. Aria tells them later that Ezra for sure didn’t go home because he didn’t look at her when he told her he went home and he’s always not looking at her when he’s lying, which, amazingly, means that he must not have made eye contact with her for the first two years of their relationship. Oh, if only Spencer hadn’t written that Perfect Crime essay! Well, Hanna goes right ahead and deletes the security footage, which will of course result in footage of her deleting the security footage being layered over footage of Caleb and Spencer boning on the Spain train, and the end product being projected onto the jumbotron at the next Eagles game.

Ali skips on down to the police station and tells Lorenzo she thinks one of the Liars killed Charlotte.

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Emily visits her dad’s grave and breaks my heart into ten thousand pieces, sobbing and telling him about how she didn’t finish school and she’s dying of the cholera of the brain and she’s trying to make it right, and then she hears a crackle and looks over and sees Sara Harvey standing in the graveyard too and my heart mends itself back together in the shape of a cold, black, impenetrable rock.

Thank you to Nicole (@PLLBigA) for the screencaps and for trying to hard to convince me, weekly, that Emily is going to be okay. 

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior writer who lives in New York City with her partner, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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81 Comments

  1. Heather, let me once again commend you for slogging through this pile of shit to bring us a recap that, despite the terribleness into which the show has descended, is still insightful and funny as HELL. Thank you.

    IMO, nothing can redeem the show for killing off Charlotte. BUT, I could MAYBE accept Charlotte’s death if it turns out that Kenneth DiLaurentis killed he, AND if the show sufficiently explains that he did so because of his transmisogyny. If it turns out that Ezra killed Charlotte, I will BURN THE WORLD DOWN because Ezra does not get to be pissed at Charlotte, Ezra has no motive for hurting Charlotte, Ezra does NOT get to say shit like “people like Charlotte get away with things” WHEN HE IS THE POSTER MAN-CHILD FOR GETTING AWAY WITH THINGS. Ugh. I hate Ezra. My money is on Mr. D being the murderer, because that is the only answer I will find acceptable.

    In other news, I already hate Hannah’s fiancee; Spencer and Caleb are squicking me out a little and I would really like to know what’s going on there; Emily will be sleeping with Sabrina by the end of the season, obviously; and FFS show, we know none of the liars killed Charlotte, we’ve been through 6 seasons of this shit already, so please stop trying to frame Aria and pretending like we don’t know how this works.

    UGH. This show makes me so angry. How did PLL become Glee – HOWWWWW!?

  2. I don’t know if I can ever truly express how much joy it gives me whenever someone calls Ezra out for his hypocrisy and general grossness. I thought SOME PEOPLE HAVE REAL PROBLEMS was the height of his awfulness but now he’s complaining about “people like Charlotte” not facing consequences when his status as a white man in Rosewood is practically a get out of jail free card.

  3. Coming back to the show this season is like getting into a warm bath but then it eventually goes cold and you can’t be bothered getting out but you’re not terribly comfortable but you can’t work up the energy to move. I’m so happy to see the four of them again but…oh man.

    There were some small bits that got me in the same way the show used to – Emily’s scene at the cemetery, Ali’s delicious prayer before dinner – I reeeeally hope the show does more good things.

  4. The one redeeming thing about this show is I don’t think Emily’s sick. There’s not quite enough urgency in her “This has to work” line and similar ones, and when Sabrina brought up cancer to her she looked awkward not worried about her own sickness. I VOTE this is some sort of fertility testing and treatment and maybe she really is back with Paige and they’re trying for a babby! Maybe that’s just wishful thinking, but I watched the episode and conversations really closely and the words “sick” never were quite uttered and there are other reasons she could be doing all of this.

    Also not that we care, but that was Kenneth at the end right? With the limo?

    • We don’t know who went to the cemetery, but we know it wasn’t Sara. She had already visited the cemetery and she didn’t bring flowers. She just stood at Jessica DiLaurentis’s grave in contemplation. You don’t see the name on the grave in that scene but you can tell what tomb it is in the final scene because of the flowers that were at the headstone before Sara got there. The person at the end leaves white roses and one red rose on a fresh mound of dirt next to Jessica’s grave. There isn’t a headstone attached to the dirt. All you can see of the headstone to the left (Jessica’s headstone is on the right) is “LIVES OF MANY”.

      • I figured she might be trying to donate her eggs as a desperate attempt to get money (solidified by her bank card being declined and dodging her mom’s statement about the money her dad left her). But I agree, I don’t think she’s sick.

    • I’m late to the game here, but I don’t believe Emily is sick either, though my thought was a little darker – Paige is sick and Emily is having treatments done to prep her for a donor procedure. Apparently this is a thing (I googled when I first had the thought) for bone marrow in some instances and maybe for other things too? Idk why my mind went there, I guess because it’s such a soap opera-y move and…hey, it’s PLL.

  5. Has this show fallen off whatever train track to hell that was season 6a? *a most emphatic yes* will I ever stop reading heather hogan’s most masterful recaps? *never* they give me life and strength and the will to keep on. Heather, my greatest wish in life is that one day you will write and produce the queer show of our dreams!! Power to you!!!

  6. Everything else has been pretty well covered by the recap and the comments. So can we take a second to talk about the grossness of Spencer and Caleb?

    Here’s the thing- we don’t need another show where we have female best friends hooking up with their best friends boyfriend/ex-boyfriend/significant romantic interest. It’s tiresome, and frankly sends out a harmful message. The core of the show has always been the friendship between these four women. It was a thing the show understood more than just about any other show targeting the same demographic. The message was clear: Friendship is important. Friendship is powerful. And the bonds of female friendship can be a thing of magic.

    On the other side of it, A Caleb/Toby friendship has been a thing the show keeps telling me to believe.

    Look, I get that these characters have grown up. I get that the writer’s are entering that phase of television where the show has peaked and they’re grasping for ideas and going into tired, weak, unbelievable storylines to keep it going. However, let’s not throw everything good down the toilet in one season. Forget shipping, don’t mess with the most beautiful thing the show ever gave us: The friendship between these women.

    Also, Caleb was the one good boyfriend on the show. In a sea of creeps, it was nice to have one good guy. So that’s a bummer. Especially when they’re clearly still setting Caleb and Hanna up for an endgame. Boning her friend kind of puts a damper on that. Just saying.

  7. Ezra’s brain must have been soaked in A LOT of corn liquor for him to have forgotten the bevy of felonies HE committed against the liars.

    We should petition to add a character who just pops in whenever he’s talking about his manpain to put him in his place.

  8. Here’s my guess. Emily burned through the money her father left her when she dropped out of college. Now she can’t go back to school, since she’s broke, so she has to find a way to make some money without her mom/the liars finding out. The medical treatments are her harvesting her eggs for money.

  9. I’m waiting a few weeks maybe more, before I start watching, and taking the time to read these recaps and digest before I face the inevitable continued betrayal.
    If they “Naomi” Emily I’ll not be surprised. I’ll be deeply saddened but not surprised.

  10. I remember when Heather hated Byron Montgomery because he didn’t like that his daughter was dating her high-school teacher. Byron was the worst person IN THE UNIVERSE, because, apparently, he was trying to control his daughter’s sexuality. I don’t remember reading that someone had a problem with Ezria, the things they did in their little bubble were all adorable, Ezbian was a thing, Ezria was endgame certainty. Now, everyone hates Ezra, and I find it hilarious. Yes, we found out later on that he knew exactly who Aria was when he met her. But, the fact is, everyone was aware he was HER HIGH-SCHOOL TEACHER from the start. And for a good long while no one seemed to have a problem with it.

    • I haven’t read all of Heather’s PLL recaps, but it seems like she’s hated Ezra for quite some time. The Forever Young Adult blog, who recap PLL in a similar feminist-progressive fashion, have hated Ezra and Byron since day one. AS, FYA, and AfterEllen are frankly the only T.V. recap blogs worth reading (unless anyone has any recommendations), whereas Ezria fans tend to be teens on Tumblr. It’s hard to say which Rosewood men are the worst because the only decent ones are Caleb (although he’s not perfect – he gaslit Spencer in this episode, for instance), Ted, and Wayne (deceased). Officer Maple was on that list until we found out that he let CeCe go in exchange for a cash bribe. Darn. I’d say the worst thing Byron did was tell his teenage daughter to apologize to his mistress/his former student. But as bad as that is, he’s not even the worst father in Rosewood. Tom Marin didn’t even bother to show up for the father-daughter dance at the high school, and he didn’t seem to apologize for that either. Almost-step-dad Zack hit on two underage girls whilst engaged. Peter Hastings and Daniel Cavanaugh are always, like, out of state. Daniel let his daughter rape his son for, like, a year. Nick McCullers made his daughter live in fear of his anti-gay agenda. Raymond Collins turned his orphaned niece away. Jamie Doyle abandoned his son. Kenneth DiLaurentis institutionalized his daughter because he was ashamed of her. I can’t even.

        • Wren massaged and later kissed Spencer, an underage girl, while he was engaged. Ian kissed an even younger Spencer, and Ali, while he was engaged. Jenna was a rapist, so she’s probably the worst. But generally, the behavior of the boys/men in PLL is more disturbing than the girls’/women’s behavior by leaps and bounds. Even guys who are supposed to be non-creeps, like Lucas, are total creeps, like Lucas kissing Hanna in her sleep and massaging (a nude) Emily without her consent.

          • I believe that Spencer’s wholly unhealthy Hastings competitiveness with her sister was at the root of those incidents. Of course, that doesn’t change the fact those guys made a move on a most definitely underage girl.

      • I was referring more to the contrast between early recaps and now. Back then, Ezria was mostly good fodder for comedy. Very well written comedy, which is why it sticks in my mind.

  11. I wish HH would stick to writing recaps in her recaps. I hated the trans story but there it is. If Autostraddle and HH thinks ill causes trans murder (fair amount of faulty reasoning in last two diatribes but can’t be bothered), stop recapping?

    Because HONEST, Heather, you were king, queen, and jack of all resellers but not so much as diatribes. Can we just ride the story to where it takes us? NOT necessary to bark like a whingeing seal in every recap as preliminary to recapping about how wrong the trans thing was and is.

    If proclaiming lack of support is necessary every damned town, you and Mey write up a short “The Management wishes to state that” paragraph for inclusion at the beginning of the recap and get on with recapping. Or stop recapping. Or write a single heartfelt diatribe and link to it.

    Because I feel that it was you or the god of recapping Clifton Himself who said no show owes us a story. I saw the Charles/Charlotte thing limping toward us from at least the prom. I think you did too and many others who just couldn’t bear to believe it.

    Marlene, the Chaiken of bubblegum TV,has a PLAN, and–I am guessing, since she “reassured” fans of the show that Ezra and Aria are “endgame”– she will soon be whipping off the Wal-Mart tablecloth to reveal none other than the erstwhile stalker and his clearly his prey as long time supervillains or some such.Charlotte has been martyrized and I reckon this means she will be redeemed via flashbacks.

    I mean, look at Mona. She is the WORST but a single screech of anguish was heard from here to Sheol when she died that time and old gals like me latched on to every hint that she was alive. This show is NOT an epic battle between Good and Evil but between lesser and greater personalities. (A further example of how ordinary values N/A: the mourning of fans for erstwhile psycho Ali with Heart of Stone.

    So step away from the soapbox, and get back to recapping this hot sweet mess like it’s Season 1 again. I was reading your recaps long before I watched this show in order to understand your recaps. I have read each and every one and this is the first time I have ever quit three paragraphs in.

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