The Patchwork Girl
Season 1, Episode 5
Air Date 2019
Written by TBA
Directed by Roger Kumble[1]
Episode Guide
The Ghost Sonata
Lost and Found

The Patchwork Girl[2] is the fifth episode of the first season of Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists.



Main Cast

Supporting Cast


  • The title could reference any of the following:
    • "The Patchwork Girl" is a novel by American writer Larry Niven. The novel was part of his Known Space series and followed a protagonist investigating the shocking murder attempt of a powerful political figure. The main suspect was the only person on the scene at the time and happened to be a former flame of the protagonists. The protagonist believed she was innocent but suspected that she may be lying in order to hide an equally serious crime.
    • In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz book series, a character known as Scraps or The Patchwork Girl, is brought to life, "intended to be an unquestioning humble slave, she comes to life as a rather zany acrobatic person with a tendency to break into spontaneous poetry".[3]
  • Casting for this episode and "The Ghost Sonata" simultaneously began on October 23, 2018, and was lead by Charlie Craig, Norman Buckley, and director Roger Kumble[4]
  • Tech scouting for both "The Ghost Sonata" and "The Patchwork Girl" started on October 31, 2018.[5]
  • Famous in Love star Niki Koss shadowed Roger Kumble for the filming of 1x04 and 1x05.
  • The Patchwork Girl was filmed simultaneously with its previous episode, The Ghost Sonata.[6]
  • Filming ended late on November 21, 2018 on the day before Thanksgiving.[7].


Behind the Scenes