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Pretty Little Liars Recap: "A Dark Ali"

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Alison (Sasha Pieterse) may have finally pushed her friends away for good on last night’s Pretty Little Liars. The girls scrambled to protect themselves from Ali’s lies, and figure out what was going on with her confessed kidnapper.

The Rosewood police didn’t have enough evidence to charge Cyrus (Jake Weary), so they needed an ID from Alison, who claimed she couldn’t be sure he was her kidnapper.

The other girls didn’t want Ali to lie and say it was him, since they thought this was a trap by “A” to catch them lying. Alison wanted to confess because she thought it would lead to “A,” but outvoted, she promised.

Of course, Ali’s word is worth nothing. She waited to the last possible moment of the cops’ 48-hour hold to confirm Cyrus. As a result, he was released and now there’s a warrant out for him.

By the end of the hour, it was revealed Ali actually paid Cyrus to confess. Ali is the worst. The others don’t even know about this part—yet.

After hearing about Alison’s latest betrayal, Emily (Shay Mitchell) exclaimed, “I’m done, Ali. I am so done with you.” The girls wanted to all cut ties with Alison and protect themselves.

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Now, they just all have to agree to go to the cops with the evidence that proves Ali was never kidnapped. Aria’s (Lucy Hale) apprehensive because she killed Shana (Aeriél Miranda).

Hanna (Ashley Benson) decided to try and reclaim her sanity by acting “normal.” She made herself and Caleb (Tyler Blackburn) stop drinking, start eating healthy, and exercising.

She and Mona (Janel Parrish) were both getting more into chorus, and also bonded over Alison’s return screwing up their lives. Before Ali named Cyrus as her kidnapper, they worked together to learn more about him.

Spencer (Troian Bellisario) and Melissa (Torrey DeVitto) had a confrontation, and were much more honest than usual. Melissa still refused to reveal a secret. However, she did say that she was worried about Spencer because Alison was a threat—to both of them.

Also, she was planning to flee the country, and said Spencer should come with her, since it wasn’t safe for either of them anymore. It looked like Melissa taped a confession to leave behind. Will we finally get answers?

In relationship news, Ella (Holly Marie Combs) moped about her breakup. Aria comforted her, and debated about giving Ezra (Ian Harding) a second chance. Ella encouraged this, but of course she doesn’t know the whole story. Aria’s not sure she’ll ever be able to truly trust him.

How long do you think the Ali-ban will last? If it was up to me—forever. All of the girls’ lives would be much better if she was out of their lives for good. This show would be better, too!

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