Pretty Little Liars Season 3 Episode Guide
Episode 3.01 “It Happened ‘That Night‘”
With post-traumatic stress, anger and the acquisition of more secrets the four Liars are anything but fine. Now all back together and coming upon the second anniversary of Alison’s disappearance, the girls find themselves back on the defensive when a shocking event rocks Rosewood.
Episode 3.02 “Blood is the New Black”
After getting a gruesome reminder that “A” is still calling the shots, Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer try to quickly devise a plan on how to deal with this old/new threat and the usual game that has been taken up a notch. Spencer and Hanna continue to play with fire as they look for answers, while one of Aria’s past indiscretions becomes fodder for “A’s” game.
Episode 3.03 “Kingdom of the Blind”
‘Kingdom of the Blind’ sees Spencer’s suspicion grow when her mother takes on Garrett as a client. However when she starts to dig, she quickly uncovers an even bigger Hastings secret.
Episode 3.04 “Birds of a Feather”
Hanna’s visits with Mona are driving a wedge between Hanna and Caleb. But would it be so bad if Hanna told Caleb that she needed to see Mona to get information about this “A?” Aria, on the other hand, is dreading telling Ella that Byron is back in the dating scene and dating Meredith. But wouldn’t it be better if Ella found out from Aria than hearing it someplace else? And Spencer needs to know the truth about Melissa, even if the truth hurts.
Episode 3.05 “That Girl is Poison”
Jenna’s extravagant birthday party seems to be too good to be true and Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer think something else might be up – especially when it turns out that Garrett is getting a pass out of jail to visit his ailing mother on the same night.
Episode 3.06 “The Remains of the A”
Following a substantial clue from Garrett Spencer and Hannah set out to find answers. While Spencer seeks Jason’s help, Hannah goes it alone but quickly sees her plans begin to unravel.
Episode 3.07 “Crazy”
With new key evidence in Alison’s murder case, Hanna fears that “A” may be framing her after a visit from Det. Wilden. With paranoia setting in, Aria decides that she has to turn to Mona for answers if she is going to help Hanna. But is Aria ready to face her former tormentor, and more to the point, is Mona ready to give Aria the answers the PLLs are desperately looking for? Meanwhile, someone from Ali and Jason’s past arrives in Rosewood and piques the girls’ interest.
Episode 3.08 “Stolen Kisses”
Emily is struggling to deal not only with the loss of Maya, but the knowledge that someone drugged her “that night” and how that has now affected Paige. Going to make amends with Paige and try to explain the drugged flask ends up leading Emily to more insight of what she did “that night.” Also trying to help Emily out, Spencer turns to Caleb to help crack into a website that might hold answers for them all.
Episode 3.09 “The Kahn Game”
Spencer and Aria find themselves at the Kahn brothers’ party in hopes of saving Spencer’s college career. What originally was going to be a quick stop by to ask a favor of CeCe’s friend turns into an opportunity for Aria and Spencer to get some answers from Jenna with a heated game of “Truth.” But will Aria and Spencer be willing to give up some of their “truths” to get the answers they are looking for?
Episode 3.10 – “What Lies Beneath”
After learning that Noel and his family’s cabin had something to do with “that night” and possibly Maya’s disappearance, the girls work to try and put the pieces together. Hanna and Emily head out to the Kahn family cabin looking for clues linking Maya to the site, while Spencer does some snooping of her own on Noel. Could Noel have had a hand in this after all, or are he and Jenna just bluffing to send Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer down the wrong path?
Episode 3.11 – “Single Fright Female”
Emily’s relationship with Paige has been anything but easy, but she finally feels like their relationship is going in the right direction. So when Spencer comes to her with a sordid tale about Paige’s history with Alison, Emily is not ready to heed her friend’s warnings. Screen Spy has learned that with Spencer knowing Paige’s violent past and this new information about a blood feud between Alison and Paige right before Alison disappeared, she can’t stand by to let one of her best friends get close to a potential enemy. But will Spencer cross a line that Emily can’t forgive in her attempt to prove to Emily who Paige really is?
Episode 3.12 – “The Lady Killer”
With Garrett’s trial for Maya’s murder starting, the town of Rosewood has become a media spectacle. At odds with her friends over Paige, Emily doesn’t know where to turn when the media attention becomes too much for her. “A” sees this as a perfect opportunity and takes advantage of the situation and sends Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer on a path to a possible truce. But is “A’s’ peace offering real or just a trap for a much darker ending?
Episode 3.13 -“This is a Dark Ride”
Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer are looking forward to some good old Halloween fun now that the traumatic events with Nate are behind them. But once aboard the Rosewood Ghost Train, the girls are in for much more than just some childish trick or treats. With “A” running amuck and unexpected party-goers popping up at every turn, this Halloween event becomes one killer party.
Episode 3.14 -“She’s Better Now”
Mona has been released from Radley Sanitarium with a clean bill of health. Her destination? Rosewood High – much to the Liars’ dismay. With their former tormentor now back in their lives, Emily, Hanna, Aria and Spencer take different views on the “new” Mona. She made their lives a living hell, but is she really cured? And what other secrets might she be withholding? Mona must prove she is a reformed character if she wants the Liars to accept her again.
Episode 3.15 -“Mona Mania”
It’s a case of Mona Mania all round in Pretty Little Liars’ January 15th episode. While Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer are sure Mona is up to her old tricks again, they find it harder than ever to prove it.
Episode 3.16 – “Misery Loves company”
Aria is down for the count when sidelined by the flu, so Hanna and Emily are on their own to follow up on a new clue. Surprisingly, Meredith steps up to help take care of Aria while her father is away, but when it starts to look like Meredith may have ulterior motives to her nursing Aria back to health, Hanna and Emily turn their attention towards saving their friend. Is Meredith just trying to start anew with Aria and be her number one fan, or is there reason for her friends to be concerned?
Episode 3.17 – “Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Inferno”
Everyone has secrets – Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer have more than most, but with all of the secrets they are holding it may be starting to get overwhelming for them. Aria knows that she should tell Ezra about his son, but she isn’t ready to face the idea of what it might do to her relationship. Hanna, on the other hand, is sure Caleb is keeping a secret from her and she is determined to find out what it is. Spencer is fed up with all of the secrets and decides she no longer wants to play the games. Will their secrets drive the girls to take desperate actions that could, in turn, make the situation worse?
Episode 3.18 – “Dead to Me”
Now that Ali’s remains are back with her family, the DiLaurentis’ are set to bury her again, giving Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer another opportunity to say goodbye to their friend. With everything that has gone on since Ali’s disappearance, the girls are divided about going to yet another memorial. Aria, Hanna and Emily are ready for another round of goodbye, if not for them but to also support Jason. Spencer, on the other hand, has had enough and wants nothing to do with the burial. Why keep saying farewell to a girl who wasn’t that great of a friend after all?
Episode 3.19 – “What Becomes of the Broken-Hearted”
When dealing with matters of the heart, people react in many different ways: Still crushed over her break-up, Spencer continues her downward spiral as she now takes her anger and hurt out on Mona. Caleb, on the other hand, hides his pain by being closed off when discussing his father. But when Hanna devises a plan to bring father and son back together, will that help Caleb heal old wounds or just make things harder? And Aria, who is still missing Ezra, finds she is spending more time with Wes.
Episode 3.20 – “Hot Water”
Shaken up after recent events and holding new information about Det. Wilden, Aria, Emily and Hanna are on the hunt for answers about the detective’s past. Looking to Shana and Cece for more insight, the ladies seem to be making progress in their search. But they quickly start running out of time when they learn that Wilden is close on their heels and determined to stop them. Now with Det. Wilden on the war path, some residents of Rosewood will find out how far he is willing to go to keep his secrets from coming out.
Episode 3.21 – “Out of Sight, Out of Mind”
Spencer is finally ready to talk, but Emily is not so ready to accept what she has to say. Will she heed Spencer’s warnings or will Emily go off to find her own answers down a path “A” has designed for her? Hanna, on the other hand, is preoccupied with helping her mother after Ashley is involved in a hit-n-run accident. Now having a new secret to hide, Hanna wonders if “A” had something to do with it after all. With Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer are now really afraid does “A” have them right where they want them?
Episode 3.22 – “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?”
The Liars know that Spencer hasn’t been herself recently. Did she simply take off, or could “A” have something to do with her sudden and unexplained disappearance? The fact that Spencer’s parents are just as clueless as they are leads the girls to suspect the worst. However, there is the possibility that Spencer doesn’t want to be found. Meanwhile, Emily gets the surprise of a lifetime when she meets Gold Medalist Missy Franklin.
Episode 3.23 – “I’m Your Puppet”
The Lairs are pushed into various situations which will demand some difficult decisions all round as A continues to play games that confuse and frustrate.
Aria starts to seriously contemplate her relationship with Ezra as his new family situation continues to eat away at her. Hanna is thrown into the middle of Caleb’s family drama when Jamie’s shady past comes back to haunt him. Emily is determined to prove Spencer wrong in hopes of helping her, but she might not be ready for what she finds. In the end, will the Liars be able to get out of their sticky situations or will “A” have them right where he/she wants them?
Meanwhile, Spencer searches for answers about Mona’s time in Radley Sanitarium.
Episode 3.24- “A Dangerous GAme’
Spencer is back home and presenting a good front, but Aria, Hanna and Emily are not so sure their friend is fully back after seeing how fragile she was just a day or so before. Unfortunately the girls don’t have much time to ponder Spencer’s health as shocking revelations are brought to the forefront. With so much happening and new information being uncovered, will the Liars be ready for what is waiting for them?