Pretty Little Liars Season 3, Episode 11: “Single Fright Female” is the penultimate episode of the PLL Season 3 summer season, so our expectations were running high going into it.
Did the episode live up to our expectations? Read on for Wetpaint Entertainment's review of the episode, and then rate it yourself.
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This episode definitely isn't playing around with the big twists!
First, we find out that Alison (Sasha Pieterse) and Paige (Lindsey Shaw) have a serious history. They were in some sort of war before Ali died, one that went as far as physical violence and blackmail. A history that Paige tells Emily (Shay Mitchell) drove her to self harm. Whoa.
But while we feel bad for Paige when she cries about how cruel Ali was, we still don't trust her, especially after Hanna (Ashley Benson) and Spencer (Troian Bellisario) find the earring Aria (Lucy Hale) buried with Ali in Paige's bag.
Meanwhile, Pastor Ted finds the thumb drive full of NAT videos that Spencer thought she had lost after fighting Ian (Ryan Merriman). Don't worry: Ashley Marin (Laura Leighton) destroys it after she sees it has a video of herself and Detective Wilden (Bryce Johnson) on it. Ew!
And then there's some weirdness between Nate and Jenna (Tammin Sursok). He seems very worried when he learns she was faking blindness, and shouts at her "I know you saw me." Later, Jenna comes to Emily's house to warn her to be very careful who she spends time with. Did Jenna see Nate doing something bad?
And then, what's that? Oh yeah: Ezra (Ian Harding) actually has a kid! Poor Aria is the one who finds out about Ezra's secret son when she visits Maggie in an attempt to make sure she's okay. Ezra also calls Maggie, but Maggie doesn't tell him about the kid. What will Aria do?
This episode is gripping. We don't know who to trust anymore, which is always a fun place to be. And the emotional scenes are well played. We feel for Paige even as we distrust her, and the scene where Spencer is attacked by a snake is legitimately scary. 4.5 stars!
What did you think?