Participation in the experiment is mandatory. Failure to follow instructions will result in your immediate incarceration.
The Professor

The Professor's Experiment is an elaborate multi-phase experiment that involves surveilling unwilling subjects and pushing them to their limits. The experiment began shortly after the murder of Beacon Heights University student, Nolan Hotchkiss. If the subjects refuse to comply they will be incarcerated for conspiracy to cover up a crime.

The experiment is currently navigated by The Professor.

The Beginning


Phase One

Phase One appears to have been mostly surveillance on The Perfectionists, Alison DiLaurentis, and eventually Taylor Hotchkiss with the assistance of Jeremy Beckett. Beckett surveilled the group in order to protect Caitlin.

The professor would hack into Beacon Guard and other systems to spy on and threaten the group while seeing what they would do. They also made an encrypted list so that the system could pinpoint specific people which included Taylor Hotchkiss and Ray Hogadorn.

Jeremy tried to cover up his tracks and make a run for it but, everyone believing he killed Nolan, was shot by Taylor and The Professor caught it all in camera. With incriminating evidence against them, they decided it was time for phase two.

Phase Two

In a room with seven chairs, The Professor introduced the subjects to the experiment and ensured their compliancy by destroying Taylor's RV and personal Beacon Guard computer.

He also asked them to tell him their greatest fear for yet undisclosed purposes.


Full Name Phase Involved Role in the experiment Status
Nolan Hotchkiss Phase One Murdered by the Professor to initiate the experiment Purpose Served: eliminated
Jeremy Beckett Phase One Surveilling Ava, Dylan, Mona, and Alison to protect Caitlin. Purpose Served: eliminated
Caitlin Park-Lewis Phase One & Two Subject
Served as motivation for Jeremy
Ava Jalali Phase One & Two Subject Active
Dylan Walker Phase One & Two Subject Active
Mona Vanderwaal Phase Two (Wasn't under surveillance for Phase One) Subject Active
Alison DiLaurentis Unclear Subject Active
Ray Hogadorn Unclear Unknown (Was on list created by The Professor) Active
Taylor Hotchkiss Unclear Unknown (Was on list created by The Professor) Active

Notes and Trivia


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