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By on February 21, 2018

Life Sentence Pictured: Lucy Hale as Stella -- Photo: Jordon Nuttall/The CW

Episode 1×03 “How Stella Got Her Groove On”


When Stella (Lucy Hale) decides to apply for a manager position, she learns another secret about her past, forcing her to figure out what she really wants to do with her life.  

Knowing that they need money, Wes (Elliot Knight) starts secretly working on a project which upsets Stella.  

With the house sold, Peter (Dylan Walsh) and Aiden (Jayson Blair) find themselves in an interesting living situation. 

Meanwhile, Aiden is ready to take on the responsibility of being a father, but learns some shocking news that changes things.  

Carlos PenaVega and Gillian Vigman also star.

Roger Kumble directed the episode written by Lisa Melamed and Erin Cardillo & Richard Keith.

Air Date: Wednesday, March 28 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the CW.


Episode 1×02 “Clinical Trial and Error”


As Stella (Lucy Hale) settles into her new volunteer role as Patient Advocate, she learns that Sadie (guest star Nadej Bailey) doesn’t have anyone to fight for her. 

Stella suggests Sadie try the clinical trial that worked for her, but their hopes are dashed when they learn that the trial has ended. 

While Wes (Elliot Knight) is babysitting Diego’s (Carlos PenaVega) kids, one of them gets sick, and Ida (Gillian Vigman) offers her help. 

Meanwhile, Aiden (Jayson Blair) pushes his father (Dylan Walsh) to have a guy’s night out to help him move on from Ida.  

David Warren directed the episode written by Margaret Easley & Laura Putney.

Air Date: Wednesday, March 21 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the CW.


Episode 1×01 “Re-inventing the Abbotts”


When the INS unexpectedly shows up to Stella (Lucy Hale) and Wes’ (Elliot Knight) apartment to check the legitimacy of their marriage, they realize that they need to defend their marriage or Wes might be deported back to London.

Peter (Dylan Walsh) and Ida (Gillian Vigman) decide to sell the house, but when an offer comes in, Peter hesitates on following through.

Stella tries to help Aiden (Jayson Blair) step up to his responsibilities and to stop avoiding reality.

Meanwhile, Elizabeth (Brooke Lyons) is having writer’s block and Stella thinks she has a fix, but Elizabeth’s husband Diego (Carlos PenaVega) is not overjoyed by the idea.

John Kretchmer directed the episode written by Erin Cardillo & Richard Keith.

Air Date: Wednesday, March 14 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the CW.

Photos: “Re-Inventing the Abbotts”


Episode 1×00 “Pilot”


When Stella (Lucy Hale), a young woman who has spent the last eight years living like she was dying, finds out that her cancer has been cured, she is suddenly forced to face the long-term consequences of the “live in the moment” decisions she made, including marrying a total stranger.

She also finds out that her “perfect family” isn’t so perfect after all and everyone in her life hid their problems from her.

Stella is shocked to learn that her parents, Peter (Dylan Walsh) and Ida (Gillian Vigman), have fallen out of love, her sister, Elizabeth (Brooke Lyons), gave up her own dreams to start a family with her husband Diego (Carlos PenaVega) to take care of her, and her often overlooked brother, Aiden (Jayson Blair), who’s pushing 30 and still lives above the garage, sells Adderall to soccer moms and uses Stella’s cancer to guilt them into sleeping with him.

Meanwhile, Stella’s husband Wes (Elliot Knight), begins to worry that he can’t continue to pretend to be her perfect husband for the rest of his life.

With a real future suddenly in front of her, Stella’s cinematic life snaps into reality, and instead of living like she’s dying, she will have to learn to live like she’s living, and help her family and friends do the same.

Lee Toland Krieger directed the episode written by Erin Cardillo & Richard Keith.

Air Date: Wednesday, March 7 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the CW.

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