'Pretty Little Liars' Recap: Riches and Awkward Kisses
As this boat speeds towards the summer finale, each week of ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars comes with more and more reveals and relationship twists and turns.
“Stolen Kisses” gave us just enough to yearn for more. Not only do the Liars crack into Maya’s (Bianca Lawson) website with the help of Caleb (Tyler Blackburn), but we also learn what Ezra (Ian Harding) has been hiding from his lovely girlfriend and Emily (Shay Mitchell) gets some help remembering what happened “that night.”
Note: Spoilers ahead if you haven’t watched Tuesday’s episode, "Stolen Kisses."
First things first, Spencer (Troian Bellisario) and Caleb -- who have a weird flirty chemistry in the episode -- unlock Maya’s website that Mona (Janel Parrish) gave them. So what’s on it? It seems it was a “junk drawer” she used to store videos, pictures and the like. Almost like a private LiveJournal/YouTube/Facebook site; she called it "Maya Space." One supicious video we took note of had Maya looking scared and calling herself a coward in a need to face her fears. We could swear we saw some police lights towards the end. Could this video have been taken the night she was killed? If so, how was it uploaded? And speaking of the night she died, some good old detective work helped Aria (Lucy Hale) and us find out that Maya got into Garrett’s car the night she was murdered.
Meanwhile, Emily had some help recalling “that night” from an unlikely source. Upon going to Paige’s (Lindsay Shaw) house to explain the how and why of her accidental drugging, Paige tells Emily they were together “that night” and that they kissed. She was so upset with herself for taking advantage of an obviously impaired Emily, she never mentioned it before. After some wisdom from Nate (Sterling Sulieman) about "being you" even when you're drunk or dreaming, Emily heads to Paige’s to talk and they end the episode swimming in the pool after a steamy makeout session. It’s nice to see Em getting some action but we’re anxious to find out her reaction to Maya’s videos!
OMG: Minutes before the end of the episode we were about to tell you our "OMG" moment was finding out Emily was with Paige that night but then Hanna went and KISSED WREN and our jaws dropped.
Thank you, TV Gods: Caleb is back! Yay! Woo! Hooray! We’re more than ecstatic Hanna’s ex is back in town.
Awk-ward: Awkwardness abounded in “Stolen Kisses” with Hanna and Caleb, Aria and Ezra’s mom, Nate and Emily, Hanna and Wren, Spencer and Caleb. It’s hard to pick just one moment but if we had to we’d say Hanna and Caleb’s momentary run-in sans words wins.
Hotness: By the light of the pool, Emily and Paige had an extended makeout session and late night swim.
Fab-u-lous: We’ve been obsessed with Aria’s dress at the benefit ever since we saw the preview for “Stolen Kisses” last Tuesday; Thanks to WornonTV.net, we found out it’s by Rachel Zoe. You can buy it at shopbop.com
Can. Not. Wait.: A game of "Truth or Dare" with the Liars and Jenna…we are so IN! Oh and the season finale is all about #thebetrAyal! Is it August 28th yet?
Celebuzz (1-10): 9
Were you surprised the Hanna kissed Wren? How about the semi-flirty interactions with Caleb and Spencer? How do you think Emily will react to Maya's site? Sound off on these questions and more in the comments below!