Three Big Clues from Pretty Little Liars Season 2, Episode 12: “Over My Dead Body”
Pretty Little Liars manages to cram so much into any given episode that some pretty big clues can go unnoticed. And since we have a little free time on our hands until new episodes return (finally!), we decided to revisit last season’s episodes to see what we may have missed — not that we really need an excuse to rewatch them! With that in mind, here are the three biggest hidden clues we found in the summer finale, “Over My Dead Body.” Happy sleuthing!
1. Another hint that Ali has a twin! By far the biggest clue of the episode is when Alison (Sasha Pieterse) visits a recently rescued Emily (Shay Mitchell) and tells her, “Two can only keep a secret when one of them is dead.” When we first heard her say this, we just assumed it was a knowing wink at the show’s theme song. (We were like, “Who knew Ali was such a fan of The Pierces?”)
However, since the Halloween episode makes it likely that Ali has a twin on the show (and not just in the books), that quote carries a very different message. By saying “one of them is dead,” it seems like Ali is trying to tell Emily about her dead twin sister. Could this mean that Ali really is alive and not just a hallucination? Then again, if we were trying to tell someone that we’re still alive, we wouldn’t have chosen to convey the message in such cryptic riddles!
2. Ali saves her soul sole. Another clue that Ali is still alive? The boots being worn by the mysterious person who pulls Em out of that Barn Of Death are identical to the boots that Ali is wearing when she visits Emily shortly thereafter. So was Ali the one to rescue Emily, and is she indeed alive and hiding out somewhere? It’s either that, or the people in this town need to stop copying each other’s taste in footwear.
3. These boots are made for stalkin’. Speaking of identical taste in footwear, the boots that Maya (Bianca Lawson) is wearing in the episode — which Hanna (Ashley Benson) calls attention to — are identical to the ones that “A” purchased in Season 2, Episode 6: “Never Letting Go.” Now, Marlene King has clarified that these are not the exact same boots that “A” bought, but it still makes Maya seem suspicious. Then again, if being stylish were a crime, all the girls on this show would have been locked up long ago!
And we also noticed that those same boots are also worn by Dr. Sullivan in Season 2, Episode 1: “It’s Alive,” and are later found with the mannequin at the end of “Over My Dead Body.” Could “A” have been in cahoots with Dr. Sullivan all along, or perhaps “A” gave them to Dr. Sullivan as a gift? Anyway, it gives new meaning to the phrase “killer boots,” right?