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Liars Unite. (4A)
New truth. New enemy. New year. (4B)
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Season 4 begins immediately where Season 3 left off. Pretty Little Liars was renewed by ABC Family on October 4, 2012. Production began in mid-March 2013 and ended in early November 2013.

It consisted of 24 episodes, aired on/off between the summer 2013 and the spring 2014. It briefly returned for the annual Halloween PLL Special episode in October 2013, and resumed new episodes in January 2014.


Spencer Hastings

After the fire at the lodge, Spencer and Toby are back together but "A" tries to split them apart when "A" tortures Toby about his mother's death, and Spencer helps investigate Marion's murder with him Spencer also interfered when Alison and Emily arranged to meet in "Close Encounters," which enraged Emily. Afterwards, she begins to take drugs to help her with finding out if Ezra is in fact "A", and is sent to rehab for her drug addiction Then later in the season, Spencer realizes that she thinks she tried to kill Alison, having flashbacks of the night Ali went missing and hitting her with the shovel, but it was revealed that Spencer did not up end hurting anyone.

Emily Fields

Emily is having a hard time with knowing if Ali is alive or not. Due to a recent injury that "A" caused that affected her shoulder and made it so she wasn't able to swim, and when she takes medicine out of her mother's medicine cabinet which makes her drowsy and causes an injury during a swim meet which put her out of action. It gets worse when someone calls Family Services on her parents to try to make them lose her but it ended up not happening. Later on, her mom gets suspended from work because Emily steals a key from her mother's desk at work to sneak into Wilden's place with her friends, and the police department isn't able to find the key; so they end up blaming it on Pam Fields Shortly after, a car goes through her house which left her and her mother no other option but to rent a motel until shortly after, Jessica DiLaurentis offers Emily Ali's old room to stay in temporarily She takes her up on that offer but eventually leaves and live with Spencer because it was just too creepy

Hanna Marin

Hanna is feeling the after-effect of the fire, swearing that she saw Ali and wondering if she can trust Mona or not. After Spencer finds Hanna's mom's cell phone in Wilden's casket, she start to worry about her mother and starts to get suspicious that her mother may have killed Wilden. Hanna mom comes home and it's a bittersweet homecoming since Hanna thinks her mom may be a killer. She finds evidence such as a pair of muddy high heeled shoes and a gun in her mother's bag. Her mother gets arrested and sent to jail, which makes everything go wrong for Hanna.

Aria Montgomery

Now broken up with her boyfriend Ezra, Aria needs to find away to move on. After almost being run down by "A", she decides to take a karate class where she finds a cute karate instructor named Jake, and they develop a crush for each other. In the end of an episode, Jake is seen with punching bags and falls to the ground when someone puts knives in his punching bag. It's a struggle for Aria when she finds out that Ezra was also dating Alison before her and he was only using Aria to write a good crime novel about Ali.


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Image Title Original Airdate No. in series No. in season
72.png 'A' is for A-l-i-v-e June 11, 2013 72 4.01
The girls turn to Mona for answers, now that she is also being targeted by "A." Plus, the contents of the trunk are revealed.
73.png Turn of the Shoe June 18, 2013 73 4.02
The presence of Mrs. DiLaurentis continues to unnerve all those around her. Toby shares a heartbreaking secret with Spencer. "A" nearly kills Mona.
74.png Cat's Cradle June 25, 2013 74 4.03
Hanna worries her mother is keeping a dangerous secret, which leads to an uncomfortable meeting with Detective Holbrook. Melissa returns to Rosewood.
75.png Face Time July 2, 2013 75 4.04
A new detective means new questions, and the Liars are asked some hard questions. Plus, Spencer lays a trap for Melissa.
76.png Gamma Zeta Die! July 9, 2013 76 4.05
Spencer and Emily visit a nearby college, but they have different agendas for their time on campus. Hanna is frantic after another horrifying discovery among her mom's things.
77.png Under The Gun July 16, 2013 77 4.06
Trying to protect her mom gets Hanna in trouble with the cops. Searching for the recipient of Ali's mysterious phone number leads Spencer and Toby to Ravenswood.
78.png Crash and Burn, Girl! July 23, 2013 78 4.07
Caleb and Toby team up to investigate "A" and what happened the night of the lodge fire. Ezra struggles with how he fits into Aria's life. Hanna tries to act normal.
79.png The Guilty Girl's Handbook July 30, 2013 79 4.08
Caleb tries to convince Hanna that Mona can't be trusted, causing Mona to prove her loyalty in the most unexpected way. Emily reconnects with her old boss Zoe.
80.png Into the Deep August 6, 2013 80 4.09
Paige throws Emily a surprise birthday party. Mona's selfless act provides Hanna and her mother with their first bit of good news. Ezra gets some distressing news.
81.png The Mirror Has Three Faces August 13, 2013 81 4.10
Mrs. DiLaurentis offers to let Emily move into Ali's old room. Trying to get involved in Jake's interests, Aria finds an opportunity to follow a lead.
82.png Bring Down the Hoe August 20, 2013 82 4.11
Ezra reaches out to Aria, just as she decides to move on with Jake. A Western-themed dance turns into a two-step with "A." And Hanna is stalked by a fellow student.
83.png Now You See Me, Now You Don't August 27, 2013 83 4.12
An intriguing riddle from "A" has the Liars hitting the road and heading to Ravenswood, where they make a shocking discovery.
84.png Grave New World October 22, 2013 84 4.13
The girls crash the Ravenswood Founders Day Celebration after a clue suggests Alison may be alive. Caleb meets a kindred soul.


Image Title Original Airdate No. in series No. in season
85.png Who's In The Box? January 7, 2014 85 4.14
As the Liars go looking for answers about Alison and try to make sense of their lives for the past year, a darker side of Ezra emerges.
86.png Love ShAck, Baby January 14, 2014 86 4.15
After Hanna shares that she has Ali's diary, the girls hope it can answer some questions. But will Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer really admit which personal story is about them?
87.png Close Encounters January 21, 2014 87 4.16
Shana says that Ali wants to meet Emily - and not the other girls - but could it all be part of an "A" plan? Aria and Hanna deal with matters of the heart.
88.png Bite Your Tongue January 28, 2014 88 4.17
"A" goes after Hanna in an unexpected way. Spencer works overtime to decipher the stories in Ali's diary. Aria is upset with the new friend Mike has made.
89.png Hot for Teacher February 4, 2014 89 4.18
Spencer's hunt for the truth takes a dangerous turn. Will Hanna be able to figure out Spencer's secret? Emily looks to make amends with Alison through Shana.
90.png Shadow Play February 11, 2014 90 4.19
Spencer's numerous sleepless nights start to take a toll on her and she heads down a dark and stormy path.
91.png Free Fall February 18, 2014 91 4.20
Spencer is determined that it is finally time to tell Aria about what she has found out about Ezra, but Emily and Hanna are worried about what it could do to her.
92.png She's Come Undone February 25, 2014 92 4.21
Aria grapples with Ezra's betrayal while Spencer must deal with the fallout from her addiction. Meanwhile, Paige is fed up with Emily's secrets.
93.png Cover For Me March 4, 2014 93 4.22
Emily takes up the sleuthing reins and hunts for answers about Ezra and Mona. Hanna begins a new search after being confronted by Holbrook and Tanner.
94.png Unbridled March 11, 2014 94 4.23
With the girls still reeling from their own issues, they pull it together to be in a charity bridal fashion show, hoping to get answers from Mrs. DiLaurentis.
95.png A is for Answers March 18, 2014 95 4.24
Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer finally get answers about the night Ali disappeared. With their newfound knowledge of Ali's long-held secrets, can they figure out who "A" is?